- Mesalands Community College
Mesalands Community College, located on 23 acres (93,000 m2) in Tucumcari, New Mexico, is a two-year higher education institution offering instruction at the associate's degree level. Program offerings include Business, Wind Energy Technology, Farrier Science, Fine Arts Bronze, Paleontology, Agri-Business, Animal Science, Automotive and Diesel Technology, and Building Trades. It is the home of the North American Wind Research and Training Center.
Mesalands Community College was originally known at Tucumcari Area Vocational School (TAVS). It was established under the Area Vocational School Act of New Mexico during the 23rd Legislative Session of the State of New Mexico. A 1979 act of the Legislature authorized the creation of a vocational school in Tucumcari.
In 1993, the school received authorization from the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education to begin offering Associate of Applied Science degrees for two of its programs. Additional programs began offering degrees the following year and Tucumcari Area Vocational School was renamed Mesa Technical College. Owing to additional growth and expansion during the succeeding years, on September 11, 2001, the school's name was changed to Mesalands Community College. The institution currently offers both Associate of Applied Science and Associate of Arts degrees.
Collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories
On April 14, 2009, Mesalands Community College and Sandia National Laboratories signed a memorandum of understanding allowing the college's North American Wind Research and Training Center and the lab to collaborate on such projects as turbine operations and maintenance, reliability of turbine components, and repair methods. It is the first memo of its kind between a national laboratory and a two-year college.
- ^ News: Mesalands ready to buy turbine, mesalands, barry, college : Quay County Sun
- ^ Stauffer, Mike (2001). "Taking Advantage of Location". New Mexico Business Journal. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m5092/is_8_25/ai_79760681.
- ^ "Sandia, Mesalands college sign research memo". KDBC-TV. 2009-04-15. http://www.kdbc.com/Global/story.asp?S=10188043. Retrieved 2009-04-15. [dead link]
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