State tuition hike reaches CCC

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Students at the Clovis Community College will soon feel the effects of a statewide tuition hike. The Clovis Community College board of trustees voted Wednesday to increase tuition by 6.7 percent; an increase that translates to $3 more per credit hour. “It’s not something we wanted to do, it’s […]

Education tops legislative chat

Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis, speaks at the monthly Clovis Chamber of Commerce breakfast Friday at Clovis Community College. (CNJ correspondent: Robert Standridge) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Much of Clovis’ leadership at the city and county level turned out Friday to hear legislators talk about the sometimes hectic 47th legislative session. The Association of […]

ENMU tuition going up

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents approved a raise in tuition and board along with pay increases for school staff during a meeting Friday in Ruidoso. Regents approved an $83 increase in tuition per semester for resident and non-resident undergraduate students. Regents also approved a $93 increase in […]

Clovis CC increases tuition rates

By Ryan Lengerich Consuell Garcia, a 33-year-old cosmetology student at Clovis Community College, said she and her husband decided she would return to school and do whatever it takes to finish. Garcia, a Portales resident, pays out-of-district tuition to attend the school. That tuition was raised from $26 to $27 per credit hour at Wednesday’s […]

Education Digest 3/11

Mesa Theater donated to Clovis Community College Thanks to the generosity of Lyle Walker, Kenneth Broad, Julian Bivins, and the Estate of Violet (Vi) Petty, the Mesa Theater has been donated to Clovis Community College. The theater will be named the Norman and Vi Petty Performing Arts Center and will be used as a venue […]

ENMU to see tuition increase

By David Arkin Eastern New Mexico University would have a few things to look forward to and a list of items that aren’t so favorable if a senate committee’s budget proposal holds up. The Senate Finance Committee’s budget, which was approved Tuesday and now is headed for the Senate, requires universities to increase tuition by […]

Scholarship changes opposed

By Michelle Seeber PORTALES — A year ago, New Mexico’s House Finance Committee proposed new requirements for the Lottery Success Scholarship that would make it more difficult for college students to obtain dollars for tuition. The plan called for raising the required grade-point average from 2.5 to 3.0. The committee also recommended the dollars become available […]