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Yesterday, during a special Zoom meeting session of the WNMU Board of Regents, Early Childhood and Vocational Technology Facilities were added to Capitol Project Priorities. According to a news release, “The plan the board approved states that WNMU is requesting $12 million in nonrecurring capital outlay funding for a new WNMU Early Childhood Center of Excellence on eight acres the university acquired for this purpose. The long-range vision for the facility includes creating a Developmental School serving infants and children through grade 12 and relocating the entire WNMU School of Education to this site. Additional concepts include further exploring the possibilities of incorporating Montessori training and creating bilingual early childhood education offerings in partnership with local public and private schools.” The Board of Regents will meet again on Thursday, December 9th, which is the day prior to the fall commencement ceremony.

The New Mexico Department of Veteran’s Affairs Services has welcomed back Chris Teran to serve as Veterans Service Officer in Grant County. Teran is a native of Bayard and served in the U.S. Army from 2001-2008 as a combat medic. His primary focus as a DVS VSO is assisting veterans, their eligible dependents, or unmarried widows of veterans in Grant County with filing VA claims, state veteran’s benefits, and other general issues. Teran returns to a new DVS Silver City office location on the WNMU campus located at 1000 West College Avenue in the Juan Chacon Building room 138-A.

Silver City MainStreet is reopening the historic Silco Theater this Friday November 12th to offer first run films on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:00 P.M. According to a news release, the Town of Silver City and MainStreet are working to make the Silco Theater a community event space in addition to serving as a movie theater.

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