WNMU Nursing Professor writes The Tortilla Star, hosts a book signing


On February 18, nursing professor Abbey Carpenter had one of her first book signings on campus at the On February 18, nursing professor Abbey Carpenter had one of her first book signings on campus at the Miller Library. The Tortilla Star is a contemporary fiction book that tells the story of an English teacher that

Mustang Care partners with Silver City Care Center to host Valentine’s day dance


On February 14, the Silver City Care Center hosted a valentine’s day dance for their senior citizens that was made possible by the collaboration with the WNMU Mustang Care Club. Local middle school students also attended the event.   The residents enjoyed the company of the students, fun dances, and snacks. The purpose of the

Methodist Church holds free monthly dinners for veterans, WNMU students


  On the first Wednesday of each month, the First United Methodist Church holds a free dinner for veterans and WNMU students Student Veteran dinner. The church has hosted this event since November of 2019. The event takes place at the First United Methodist Church, located at 300 College Avenue just a few steps from

WNMU students make chocolate for annual Fantasia fundraiser

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On Saturday, February 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., The Mimbres Region Arts Council hosted their annual Chocolate Fantasia in downtown Silver City. Stores throughout the historic Mainstreet partnered with community chocolatiers to create 400 chocolates for over 20 sites. Tickets sold at $25, and participants were able to try up to 20 different

Black History Art Contest open for student contributions


The Department of Student Life is hosting an art contest to celebrate Black History Month. Any student can participate in this event. Students must submit their art submissions by February 13. The exhibit will open on February 14 in Miller Library. Contest submissions can include photography, fine art, digital art, and creative writing. Winners will

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS): Student Leaders at WNMU

Induction Ceremony

The National Society of Leadership and Success is a program for members to build their leadership skills through participation on campus or online. The university selects students for membership based on either academic standing or leadership potential. According to the NSLS website, “NSLS is the nation’s largest leadership honor society. Candidacy is a nationally recognized

Students from Calvary Christian Academy present Diamante Poems

Diamante Poems

On Monday, January 20, students from Calvary Christian Academy exhibited their Diamante Poems in Light Hall Theater. This occurred at the annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration. The Diamante Poems are poems that start with a word representing a concept and ends with the opposite of the first word. These poems are shaped into a

University Foundation provides scholarships and other student support


The University Foundation is an independent non-profit organization established in 1982 to support WNMU. It was first launched by community members and alumni who wanted to provide support to students. The University Foundation manages the administration, distribution, and management of private contributions, gifts and donations to meet the needs and to benefit WNMU students, faculty,

WNMU hosts annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration

MLK Celebration

On Monday, January 20, WNMU students, staff, and community members gathered to celebrate Martin Luther King (MLK) Day. This celebration took place in the Light Hall Theater.  Dr. Isaac Brundage, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, opened and welcomed everyone to the annual ceremony. Pastor Earseye Ross said a prayer to commence the