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Graduating with Great Expectations

Caryn Thurman, Quint Thurman, and Josh Ponce

Last week was that special time in the academic year when much of our campus community transitioned from a period of time filled with anxiety and stress associated with final exams and packing up and saying good byes to a time marked by a celebratory influx of family and friends filled with joy and great expectations that ordinarily accompany graduation events and commencement.

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The ABCs at USW: Academic/Athletic Awards, Baccalaureate, and Commencement

Few husbands can say that they look forward to their wife’s preaching, as Vince Gill attests to in a popular song about escaping his home on a John Deere riding lawnmower in an effort to socialize with his friends and momentarily avoid his wife’s preaching (and rolling pin), but I do. But then few husbands are privileged to be married to a gifted Presbyterian minister.

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Celebrating Free Enterprise

A good time was had by all on Thursday when we enjoyed good food and great company at our annual USW fundraiser Free Enterprise Dinner at the Lea County Event Center. We were treated to an outstanding dinner prepared by Great Western Dining, classical guitar music by Arnold Cardon, a brief video presentation on ENACTUS (a national free enterprise club to which USW belongs), a touching awards ceremony, a keynote speaker, and a live auction made entertaining and successful by USW Board of Trustee member Gary Fonay.

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