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

WNMU Pep Band Shows Support at local High School Games


Silver City, NM – February 19, Western New Mexico Universities Pep Band played at the Silver High Colts girls’ basketball game against the Cobre Indians. This is the second high school game the WNMU Pep Band has played at and according to music Professor Bryant Caffin, “The reason we participate in the high school games

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

Leadership Class Meets, Plans Community Events


The 2015 Southwest New Mexico Leadership Class had its initial meeting in January on WNMU’s Silver City campus. Those selected for the program come from the financial section, health care, education, county, city, town, and regional government units, the Forest Service, and non-profit organizations in Luna and Grant County. Those participating in the program this