ENMU briefs —

Double major wins awards

Eastern New Mexico University student Ebony Cooper, double majoring in English and religion, won a double award from the Zondervan Publishing Company, for Excellence in Biblical Languages. The awards were for Hebrew and Greek.

All Greek and Hebrew students at ENMU are eligible to compete for the Zondervan Awards. This is the first time that one student has won both Awards at ENMU.

ENMU justice group forming

A new student group, the ENMU Justice, Law and Public Policy Society, is forming.

The organizing meeting is set for 6-7:30 p.m. today in the College of Business Room 138. All students are invited to attend and set the agenda and tone of the organization.

Information: Tim Cunha at 562-2542 or by e-mail to Tim.Cunha@enmu.edu.

Book drive in progress

The Mathematical Sciences Department is collecting textbooks to send to Africa.

Textbooks less than 10 years old from any academic area are needed.

This non-profit endeavor is in conjunction with Godwin Ubo of the University of Texas at El Paso. Ubo will pick up the textbooks later this semester and send them to Africa using financial donations he has collected.

To have books picked up: call 562-2309 by March 31.

Book drop off: 8 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. in the Jack Williamson Language Arts building Room 129

Information: Tom Brown at 562-2330 or by e-mail to tom.brown@enmu.edu or for further information.

Art exhibit scheduled

Eastern New Mexico University will host the art exhibit “35 Years – Parsons to Portales” with art from Brad Hamann and Jean Tuttle through Feb. 26 in the Runnels Gallery in Golden Library.

Hamann, ENMU instructor of art, is showing 10 pieces of his art along with 10 from his colleague, Jean Tuttle, whom he met in his first year at Parsons School of Design in New York City in 1974.

To see more artwork: visit http://jeantuttle.com and http://bradhamann.com.

Information about the gallery display: Bryan Hahn at 562-2778 or by e-mail to bryan.hahn@enmu.edu.

Cultural events continue

Black History Month continues with the following events:

• Hip-hop lessons with certified fitness trainer and contemporary hip hop dancer Sharesse Sawyer at 6 p.m. today in the Campus Union Building Sandia Room.

• Soul food at 11 a.m. Thursday in the cafeteria.

• Black Music Day with old and new genres Thursday in the CUB Lobby.

• Voting for Mr. and Ms. Black ENMU 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the CUB Lobby.