Clovis Community College History
 

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1961
Eastern New Mexico University, in cooperation with the Clovis Municipal Schools, forms a branch campus to offer evening college level courses at Clovis High School.

1970
Clovis voters support a property tax levy, reaffirmed in 1987, to provide local operating funds for the campus.

1971
The campus moves to the former Eugene Field Elementary School building and adds vocational courses.

1978
Citizens of Clovis support a $2.4 million bond issue to construct a new campus on 25 acres of land donated in 1970 by the late Ervin Schepps. The bond issue, combined with state and federal funds, provides $5.5 million dollars.

1979
Groundbreaking ceremonies launch the beginning of construction.

1980
Clovis Community College offers its first classes at the new campus.

1981
Vocational programs are held at the new campus.

1984
A student activities center is completed.

1987
A $1.7 million computer facility is completed.

1989
Clovis Community College adds an instructional facility for art and general classrooms.

1990
By supporting an additional one mill tax levy, Clovis Voters approve the formation of a locally-governed, locally-controlled community college, which drops the branch campus relationship with ENMU, and statutorily creates Clovis Community College.

1993
Classroom South is completed.

1995
A $1.4 million expansion of the Skills Development Center and new classrooms begins.

1995
Phase 6-Nursing/Rad Tech.

1996
Center for Student Success is built.

1996
Expansion completed.

1998
Cosmetology addition.

1999
Workforce Training Center partnership.

2003
Dr. W.D. Dabbs Library opens.

2009
Allied Health Center opens for Fall Term.