Zachary Tecca: A teaching scientist

Zach Tecca

Zachary Tecca, a Lordsburg, New Mexico resident, will be graduating on December 13 with a Bachelor of Sciences in Botany and Zoology degree. Tecca started in college pursuing a degree in Theater. During his high school years, Tecca would participate in the State Theater Competition in Farmington, New Mexico. Tecca dropped theater after working for

Foundation, Public Speaking class to participate in Giving Tuesday

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The University Foundation and students from Public Speaking Communications course are participating in the annual Giving Tuesday event, hoping to raise funds for good causes.  Students of Dr. Benji Cline’s communications course are partnering with Guadalupe Montessori School to raise awareness and to receive more donations for the Silver City-based school. They will have a

Future pediatric oncologist ready to help the world

Adrianna Odogui

Adrianna Odogui is graduating this December with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She is originally from Wickenburg, AZ and came to WNMU as a transfer student from a community college. She chose Western New Mexico University because she loved the artsy and unique town of Silver City. Odogui appreciates the ability that WNMU

Club Spotlight: Delta Mu Delta

DMD members with Dr. Vicens, DMD advisor, donating food to The Commons

Delta Mu Delta (DMD) is an international honor society of business administration, founded in 1913. The Delta MU Delta brochure states, “DMD stands for the Greek phrase Dia Matheseos Dynamis, or Through Knowledge, Power. Our goal is to support people who can manage creativity for social and economic good using the power created by what

Student Accessibility Services: Advocating for Those in Need

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The mission of Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is to create an accessible, inclusive, sustainable learning environment, where disability is recognized as an aspect of diversity that is vital to the campus community and to society.  JoBeth Erling, Wellness & Disabilities Coordinator, leads WNMU’s accessibility services, connecting students with learning physical disabilities to academic resources. Erling

Mustangs Care collaborate with the Child Development Center to host Helping Hands Project

Helping Hands

On Tuesday, November 12, the newly formed Mustangs Care Club and the on-campus Child Development Center (CDC) united to have a community project called Helping Hands. The club organized the event to diversify its involvement within the university community. Members of Mustangs Care were divided into the three Pre- Kindergarten classrooms in the CDC, where

Club Spotlight: Art Club – creativity and imagination at work

Art Club

The Art Club is a club on the move. John Bjornstad is the President of the club, and he has been working for a few semesters to build awareness and membership of the club. He describes as the club as very casual. For meetings, members put tables together and take baked goods to share with

Career Services offers job placement and internship opportunities

Career Services

For students who are looking to find that perfect internship or job, The Office of Career Services can help them showcase their experience and talents.  Career Services provides various resources that helps students with career preparation. According to the Career Services website, services include helping and guiding students and alumni in the development of the

WNMU hosts annual Halloween Walk


On Halloween morning, WNMU staff and students united at the Intramural Gym to host the annual Halloween Walk. Departments of WNMU came and give out candy for the trick or treaters. Community members and the Child Development Center (CDC) also participated. Children, parents, teachers, and staff dressed in their best Halloween costumes.  Adriana Leon, WNMU