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This is Who We Are

University of Southwest is slowly moving forward to what comes next.

Trying to understand where we are in a process that few institutions have ever experienced seems like an impossible task. Certainly I can attest to the shock and denial phases that struck like lightning and left everyone numb and uncomprehending. Feelings of pain and loss immediately followed, slightly preceding but nearly coterminous with feelings of helplessness, sadness, and reflection.

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There are Good People Everywhere!

It’s Day 4 of what ordinarily would be a quiet week on most every college campus in the U.S. during Spring Break. Unfortunately, life in Hobbs New Mexico today, like yesterday, won’t be routine. Campus should be empty but the media has descended on USW with a job to do and equipped with the determination to do it here. Tragedy draws them because of their vocation and the public appetite for information. We understand.

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Don’t Miss this Year’s Free Enterprise Dinner!

Guest Blog by Maria Duarte, USW Marketing and Stakeholder Relations Director

For the past several years USW has looked forward to hosting the Free Enterprise Dinner (FED) that recognizes the important role that ethical business practices play in the production of commerce and the preservation of a free society. With great expectation we are indeed looking forward to doing so again on Thursday, April 7th at 6:00 p.m. after taking a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.

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