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LCC student, instructor headed to Genomics Education Partnership Workshop

Published: Monday - April 27, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Luna Community College general science student Auritha Roybal and Lisa Bentson, a general biology instructor, will both be attending a Genomic Education Partnership Workshop at Washington University in St. Louis in June.
The goal of the workshop is to integrate genomics into the undergraduate curriculum. Genomics is a discipline in genetics that applies recombinant DNA, DNA sequencing methods, and bioinformatics to sequence, assemble, and analyze the function and structure of genomes (the complete set of DNA within a single cell of an organism).
“Basically what it comes down to is to have student involvement in research,” said Bentson. “There is ...

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Luna CC to host 11th Annual Car Show on Saturday, June 13; cruise night planned

Published: Wednesday - April 22, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Luna Community College will be having its 11th Annual Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 13 at the college.

A $20 entry fee is required per vehicle. Entries will be received until the day of the event. The first 100 paid entries will receive a commemorative t-shirt and a plaque. All entries will qualify for door prize drawings. Entries will be received until the day of the event.

There will be a pre-registration and a cruise night that will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 12 ...

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LCC Honor Society Wins Distinguished International Awards

Published: Tuesday - April 21, 2015 | Cindy Armijo, Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Advisor

We are ecstatic to announce that Luna Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Beta Mu Nu Chapter, proudly brought home several international awards and recognitions after last weekend’s Phi Theta Kappa 2015 Annual Convention, NerdNation, held April 16-18, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. The following chapter and individual awards were received by Beta Mu Nu:

Most Distinguished Chapter, Eighth Finalist

Distinguished Chapter Award

Distinguished Theme Award-Honors in Action: Theme 9-Borders and Boundaries (The Art of Storytelling: Sharing a Cultural Link from the Past to the Present and into the Future)

Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award

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Lady Rough Riders hit 15 home runs over the weekend as they win 3 games

Published: Monday - April 20, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

The Luna Community College Lady Rough Riders kept their post-season hopes alive by taking three of four games from Frank Phillips College at home on Friday and Saturday. Frank Phillips is a college from Borger, Texas.
The Lady Rough Riders won the first three games 19-9, 13-8, 17-10. They lost the fourth game in the series 13-12.
“We hit the ball really well,” said Luna Community College Head Coach Nathan Trujillo. “We hit 15 home runs in four games.”
In addition, Luna Community College had 65 hits on the weekend.
“It’s the most home runs and hits over a ...

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LCC Quilting and Sewing students

Published: Monday - April 20, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

*Luna Community College Quilting and Sewing students made and donated
coasters, pot holders, tissue covers, phone bags and mug rugs to Denise
McElroy's Line Dance class. Las Vegas is the host city for the 2015 New
Mexico Line Dance Jamboree that is scheduled to be held later this week.
Pictured (l-r) are: Emilia Rivera, Susan Mares, Linda Montoya, Mary Loera,
Leah Peters-Valdez, Denise McElroy, Beatrice Gonzales, Instructor Lin
Chibante, Marcia Sandoval and Josette Martinez. *

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Local artist Rudy Lovato puts the final touches on a Rough Rider logo

Published: Monday - April 20, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Local artist Rudy Lovato puts the final touches on a Rough Rider logo he painted at the Luna Community College Student Government Game Room. The Luna Community College Student Government Game Room is located at the School of Business.

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