Success for Bowling Night Between the Deming and Silver City Branches


Deming, NM- The ASWNMU Student Senate organized and hosted a bowling night for students at the Deming campus on Friday, February 27, where students gathered at Starmax in Deming, NM and enjoyed a night of pizza and bowling. One of the senators in attendance, Sarita Reyes, stated that the goal of the event was to

Guest Speaker Randy Gallaway Set to Speak on Campus

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Silver City, NM – Guest Speaker Randy Gallaway will be coming to WNMU Silver City Campus, Wednesday, March 4th, at 7:30 p.m. in the SMB meeting room. Gallaway is a double amputee, safety instructor, and author of Death Knocking Life Calling. Randy Galloway became an amputee when he lost his right arm and left hand

Guest Lecture Series: Merritt Hamilton


Delta Mu Delta honor society is hosting Merritt Hamilton as the guest speaker in its ongoing Guest Lecture Series. Hamilton is owner and Executive Director of Vox Optima, an Albuquerque-based public relations firm. Hamilton was named the 2014 Top CEO in Media and Marketing by Albuquerque Business First. When: Feb. 26, 6:00 p.m. at Miller

New Freshman Scholarships To Recognize Academic Performance, Community Leadership


Silver City, NM- The Office of Admissions and Recruitment has announced a list of new freshman scholarships that will be available to the incoming freshman class for the fall 2015 semester. The scholarships each have their own set of requirements for students based on their state of residency and grade point average. Administered by the

Winners for Creative Writing Contest Announced


Silver City, NM – On Febuary 18, Western New Mexico University English Department hosted an award ceremony for the winners from last semester’s Creative Writing Contest. The contest was separated into five categories; Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Academic Essay and Freshman Essay. The contest was prompted last semester and was open to all undergraduate Western

Rural Social Work Institute Impacting Region


Silver City, NM- Social workers are all about helping others and in 2012 an institute was created to help extend the reach and impact of the social work community in Grant County. The Institute for Rural Social Work (IRSR) was created by Dr. Bob Rickle, professor of Social Work at Western New Mexico University. Since

Majors Fair at Deming Campus a Success

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Deming, NM- The Western New Mexico University Deming Branch held a majors fair on Wednesday February 11th, inviting people from Western, as well as Deming High School and the Deming Community to stop by and see what the University has to offer. “The goal of the majors fair is to give Deming High School students,

Human Services Degree To Be Offered Beginning This Summer


A degree in Human Services has recently received approval from the Higher Learning Commission to be offered as an associate degree through the Department of Social Work at Western New Mexico University beginning in the upcoming summer session. The decision to develop the new degree program was prompted by a shortage of frontline human services

WNMU Student Kaity Ellis Awarded Scholarship


Deming, NM — On February 6, 2015, the Institute for Rural Social Work, or IRSR, presented Western New Mexico University student Kaity Ellis with a $3000 IRSR-Vice President of Student Affairs scholarship. The award was given to Kaity by IRSR Director Dr. Robert Rickle and Western New Mexico University Vice President of Student Affairs Isaac