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LCC students learning about wireless technology

Published: Wednesday - July 29, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Roel Portillo and James Leger each gave a demonstration about wireless technology. The two Luna Community College electronic students are proving that scientist Nikola Tesla’s technology actually works, says Luna Community College Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Instructor Sequoia Romero.
Portillo built a small Tesla coil and antenna receiver, while Leger built a receiver that connects and charges a cell phone. Both of their receivers collect wireless energy from the Tesla coil at a very fast rate which lights up bulbs and produces hundreds of volts of potential power.
“We simply had to show everyone, because they were ...

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LCC Dental Assisting graduates took part in a pinning ceremony on Thursday

Published: Friday - July 24, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Ten 2015 Luna Community College Dental Assisting graduates took part in a pinning ceremony on Thursday evening at the Allied Health Auditorium. Pictured (l-r) are: Kristen Flores, Tiffany Chavez, Amy Archuleta, Joann Williams, Jamie Lovato, Olivia Gonzales, Lauren Sandoval, Genevieve Atencio, Melanie Fernandez and Chelsea Navarrette. For more information on the Luna Community College Dental Assisting Program, please call 505/454-2528.

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LCC student Lawrence Martinez passed his American Welding Society (AWS) certification

Published: Thursday - July 23, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

*Luna Community College student Lawrence Martinez (second from the left)
passed his American Welding Society (AWS) certification on Wednesday, July
22. Mike Thomas, (far left) from Rocky Mountain Testing, was on campus to
administer the test. **AWS is a multifaceted, nonprofit organization with a
goal to advance the science, technology and application of welding and
related joining disciplines.** Martinez currently is working with a large
contractor in Questa, N.M., and earned his certification to advance his
opportunities within the welding industry. Also pictured are LCC's
Vocational Department Director Gary Martinez and LCC Welding Instructor
Donnie Adkins. Gary Martinez ...

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Enjoying pizza during an end-of-the-year gathering at the college on Tuesday

Published: Wednesday - July 22, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Luna Community College students Liz Herrera and Kristen Rogers enjoy pizza during an end-of-the-year gathering at the college on Tuesday. Also pictured are Student Services Advisors Janice Medrano and Cindy Branch. The college has planned a new student orientation on Thursday, Aug. 20. For more information on the orientation, please call Medrano at 505/454-2546.

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Luna CC Gerald P. Ortega Wellness Center hours announced for fall and spring semester

Published: Tuesday - July 21, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Luna Community College Gerald P. Ortega Wellness Center Manager Carl Vigil is welcoming returning and new students, community members, and LCC employees who want to register for the fall and spring semesters.
“We are very excited about the opportunities that our members will have for the upcoming fall and spring semester,” said Vigil. “The Gerald Ortega Wellness center is a welcoming and inviting place for all. If anyone is interested to take one of our classes or take a self-paced class they should come by and see me or Angelique Arguello.”
Currently the Wellness Center is open from 7 a ...

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LCC Springer Satellite employees Tina Gallegos and Robert Arrellin were recognized

Published: Friday - July 17, 2015 | Jesse Gallegos

Luna Community College Springer Satellite employees Tina Gallegos and
Robert Arrellin were recognized for their diligent work at Tuesday's Board
of Trustees Regular Board meeting. Pictured with Gallegos and Arrellin is
LCC Board of Trustee David Gutierrez.

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