Feb. 9 ENMU Briefs

Employee briefs • Bonnie Ballard, a former graduate student in Communicative Disorders, and Phillip Million, a professor of Communicative Disorders, presented a paper, “An Assessment of the Efficacy of Critical Listening Skills in the Hearing-Impaired,” at the 2009 annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in November in New Orleans. • On Jan. 23 at […]

12/8 ENMU briefs

Faculty and employee briefs Anthony B. Schroeder, professor emeritus, and Glenda Balas published their work with using oral history in the communication classroom in “Action Research in the Classroom.” Tracy Henderson is the new advisor for International Students, replacing Phil Gill, who has accepted a position at Texas Tech University. Barbara James, director of Campus […]

11/24 ENMU briefs

Employee briefs Donald “Doc” Elder III, Eastern New Mexico University professor of history, wrote a book review for the September/October issue of the journal “Space Times.” He reviewed “Digital Apollo: Human and Machine in Spaceflight” by David Mindell. Robin Wells and Michael F. Shaughnessy of the Educational Studies Department had an article titled “An Interview […]

11-16 ENMU briefs

Holiday lunch buffet set Swing into the Holiday Spirit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Cross Roads Cafe’s annual Holiday Luncheon. The menu includes turkey, ham, barron of beef, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry relish, pie and more. Cost is $4 for staff and faculty, and $7 for student and […]

Oct. 27 ENMU Briefs

Employee, alumni briefs • Professor of Special Education Michael F. Shaughnessy has been asked to serve as editor-in-chief of the SENG Newsletter. SENG is an abbreviation for Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted. He will assume the post Nov. 1. • The Zeta-Pi Chapter of the history national honors fraternity Phi Alph Theta welcomes […]

Oct. 20 ENMU Briefs

Student, employee briefs • A composition entitled “Procession,” by Mark Dal Porto, professor of music, was performed at the 2009 Society of Composers, Inc. Region V conference Oct. 8-10 at Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa. The performers were oboist Tracy Carr, associate professor of music, with Dal Porto at the piano. • A photograph by […]

Oct. 5 ENMU Briefs

Alumni, employee briefs • Michael F. Shaughnessy, professor of special education, and Teresa Rowlinson of New Mexico State University are being published in Gifted Education Press. • Shaughnessy and Linda Dale Bloomberg of the Teachers College at Columbia University are being published in the International Journal of Education and Sociology. • Mark Dal Porto, professor […]

Sept. 29 ENMU Briefs

Employee, alumni briefs • Professor of Special Education Michael F. Shaughnessy and Gerard Casey of University College, Dublin, Ireland, have a paper accepted for publication in the International Journal of Thinking and Problem Solving.

Aug. 10 ENMU Briefs

Alumni and employee briefs • Landall Goolsby, an Eastern New Mexico University graduate, is appearing in a Sprint commercial. • Former Albuquerque mayor and ENMU graduate Louis Saavedra has died at 76.

July 14 ENMU Briefs

Alumni and employee briefs• LaChrystal Ricke, assistant professor of communication, recently had an article titled “YouTube: A Vehicle for Political Dialogue” published in Politics Magazine.• ENMU graduate De’Mone Curry has been hired as Manzano High Schools’s new girls basketball coach, Manzano athletic director Bob Kelly said. Curry, who played basketball and ran track at Lackland […]

June 16 ENMU Briefs

Tickets for Founders’ Day Picnic available Tickets for the Eastern New Mexico University 75th Anniversary Founders’ Day Picnic on June 28 in front of the Administration Building are available for $6 each until June 24. The cost includes two pieces of fried chicken, white bread, a pickle, corn on the cob, mustard potato salad, a […]

6-9 ENMU Briefs

PNT staff Employee/Alumni Briefs Professor of Special Education Michael F. Shaughnessy has been asked to continue to serve on the Academic Advisory Board for Annual Editions: Educational Psychology. Eastern New Mexico University employee Sharon Cabeldue passed away Thursday. Cabeldue was the secretary for University Police for many years. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday […]

Local briefs

Staff and wire reports Scholarships available The New Mexico Museum of Space History’s popular Shuttle Camp Program has partnered with the Department of Higher Education’s N.M. GEAR UP initiative to provide free scholarships to incoming 10th graders in Portales and other communities. The scholarships pay for students to attend a full week of Shuttle Camp […]

ENMU briefs — June 2

Employee and alumni briefs• Michael F. Shaughnessy recently interviewed Lord Christopher Monckton, chief policy advisor of the Science and Public Policy Institute in England. He is the chief policy advisor to the Science and Public Policy Institute.Also, a book by Anita Tedaldi, a nationally syndicated columnist, with sections by Shaughnessy has been accepted for publication […]

ENMU sports briefs

Freedom New Mexico Roberts qualifies for CNFR rodeoSTEPHENVILLE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University senior Kyle Roberts teamed with Jake Cobb of Weatherford (Texas) College to place second in the team roping average, after splitting first and second in the first go with a time of 5.9 seconds and winning the short go at 9.3 […]

4-21 ENMU briefs

New hires • Jake Simmons will join the Department of Communicative Arts and Sciences as assistant professor of communication. • Patty Saylor will join the Department of Health and Human Services as the new director of the social work program. • Jason Vest has moved into a tenure-track appointment as assistant professor of voice. • […]

April 14, 2009 ENMU briefs

Employee/Student Briefs ENMU student Noel Hunt has been named Mrs. New Mexico and is running for Mrs. United States. Michael R. Elrod, president of ENMU-Ruidoso, has announced that he will retire next January. Michael F. Shaughnessy of ENMU and Dan Greathouse of Portales Municipal Schools have had an interview accepted for publication in the October […]

March 10, ENMU Briefs

Biologist will be featured speaker New Mexico Game and Fish Lessor Prairie Chicken biologist Grant Beauprez is set to speak at 7

March 4, 2009 Floyd news

Local events Thursday • End of nine-week grading period. • Potluck dinner — 6 p.m., Senior Citizens Center. Games will follow. Friday • 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. — parent conference day. Monday • 7 p.m to 9 p.m. — regular school board meeting. Tuesday • 1 p.m. — honor roll assembly Birthdays Sunday — […]

March 3, 2009 ENMU briefs

Employee and alumni briefs Manuel Varela, professor of biology, and his laboratory people have had an article accepted for publication in refereed journal Archives of Microbiology. Co-authors are post-doctoral fellow Sanath Kumar, collaborator from India Ammini Parvathi, graduate student Ricardo Hernandez and undergraduate student Kathleen Cadle. Jordan Kobritz was recently interviewed on the “Papa Joe […]