Silver City, NM – The Grant County Alumni Chapter is hosting a summer BBQ on Wednesday, July 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the WNMU Alumni Gardens.

The event is open to area alumni and a special call to graduates of the 1970’s has been made by the Office of Alumni Affairs who plans to recognize graduates from this era at Homecoming 2016 in October.

Also invited are members of the School of Education Hall of Fame who will also be recognized during Homecoming festivities.

The WNMU Alumni Gardens is located off of 10th Street behind Hunter Hall.

For more information, contact 575-538-6675 or

 Pictured are WNMU students posing with New Mexico Governor Bruce King in 1975.

Western New Mexico University has served the people of the state of New Mexico and its surrounding areas as a comprehensive, regional, rural, public coeducational university since 1893 and serves a student body diverse in age, culture, language and ethnic background.