Mesalands community gather for convocation

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Special to the QCS Mesalands Community College hosted an Aug. 15 convocation to update the college community on campus-wide initiatives, to reflect on the college’s milestones, and to inspire everyone to continue the success of the college. The theme of the event was “Above and Beyond: Exploring the Past and Shaping the Future.” The college’s […]

Dean McCormick stood strong

Lynn Moncus Last week, I drove to Las Cruces to attend memorial services for a close friend, Dean Flavia McCormick. The drive south was during one of the windiest days of the year and reminded me of many other such trips taken during the years I was either in school or teaching down there. Upon […]

Mesalands candidates narrowed to final four

Russell Anglin Last week, four Mesalands Community College presidential finalists visited the college and answered questions from the public during hour-long afternoon forums. Each meeting brought about 20 attendees. Candidates fielded questions about their experience with state legislatures, the future of educational programs at Mesalands, the need for student housing and how the candidates felt […]

College shootings raise questions of self protection

Freedom Newspapers Call it signs of the times. After news spread that a man armed with an automatic weapon had opened fire at the University of Texas at Austin campus, two other universities — Texas Tech in Lubbock and the UT Medical Branch in Galveston — canceled tests of emergency procedures designed to deal with […]

NMSU reunion brings back pride of being an Aggie

A trip to New Mexico State University to attend Homecoming was quite an event for this woman from lma.As I wandered around on campus one afternoon, I realized one more time how far over-the-hill I am. While looking at those young people, I really felt my age because I was aware that most of them […]

Former students from cow college proud to be Aggies

By Lynn Moncus:QCS columnist Many of us from Quay are proud graduates of New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts and were rather disturbed when that august name was changed to New Mexico State University. Nonetheless, we all remained Aggies and were even pleased to collect degrees from the same “Cow College” under a […]