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ENMU-R starts summer programs

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Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell is registering students for professional driver’s training classes and two summer youth programs.

Commercial Driving License classes

ENMU-Roswell is offering four-week CDL training classes in May, June and July. Enrollment is open now and up to four students will be accepted in each sequence of two courses: CDL 193 and 293.

Students must have enrolled, obtained their commercial learner’s permit, and made payment arrangements prior to the first day of class. The class dates are as follows:

Basic Driver Training Class A, CDL 193: May 20-31; May 27-June 7; June 24-July 5; and July 1-12.

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Advanced Driver Training Class A, CDL 293: June 3-14; June 10-21; July 8-19; and July 15-26.

To enroll and for more information, students can drop by the Student Services Center on campus at 56 University Blvd., enroll online at roswell.enmu.edu, or contact Technical Education Advisor Nika Najafova, 575-624-7044 or nika.najafova@roswell.enmu.edu

Future Skills Program for Youth

A free Future Skills Summer Program begins June 10. The program, utilizing the equipment and resources of the iCenter, is opened to students in the sixth through 12th grade and will continue for three days a week for three hours each day through July 19. The days of the week and times are still being finalized.

According to Irina Galassini, Engineering and Design Technology instructor, the students will rotate through different activities each week while using a laser engraver, 3D printers, a vinyl printer and a heat press.

“Depending on the students’ skill levels, we may break them into beginner and advanced groups to give some kids an opportunity to start learning and others to develop advanced skills. We’ll also have little presents for them to take home, like designed T-shirts and dog tags they will work on themselves.”

Galassini added that the program will include building and working with programmable robots, drone flying and two levels of 3D modeling.

For more information or to register, contact Galassini, 575-624-7335, or Raif Henri, iCenter Coordinator, at 575-624-7236. Students also can register at https://fusemakerspace.org/intel-future-skills/future-skills-enmu-roswell/.

Scrubs Camp for High School Students

The Health Education Unit will hold its first Scrubs Camp Monday, June 10 and Tuesday, June 11 in the Health Science Center on campus.

The camp is designed to be an interactive health care careers exploration experience open to students entering 10th through 12th grade, including recent graduates.

The two-day camp will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Students will experience a variety of state-of-the-art interactive activities for such programs as emergency medical services, medical assisting, nursing, nursing assisting, occupational therapy assistant, phlebotomy, respiratory therapy and pharmacy technician.

The cost of the camp is $10 per participant, which includes breakfast and lunch each day, plus a camp T-shirt. Advance registration is required to attend. To register or for more information, call 575-624-7007 or visit roswell.enmu.edu/scrubscamp.

Scrubs Camp sponsors include Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, Casa Maria Health Care Center/Pecos Valley Rehabilitation Suites, Pioneer Bank, JP Stone Bank, Kymera, Henry Schein, New Mexico Gas Co., City of Roswell, Lovelace Hospital and Midway Fire Department.