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The Development Board for the University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus


UNM-VC Development Board

Front row, left to right: Kandy Cordova, Eloisa Tabet, Georgia Otero-Kirkham, Sonya C'Moya, Connie Irwin, and Rita Garcia. Middle row, left to right: Rita Gallegos Logan, Janice Pacifico, Yvonne Sanchez, and Dr. Alice V. Letteney. Top row, left to right: Christopher Garcia, Cindy Shue, Penny Griego, Brendan McCracken, Robert Noblin, and Joseph Starr. Not pictured: L.R. Gomez, Leslie Keener, Hena Torres, and Celeste Tucker

The University of New Mexico-Valencia Campus is a community college founded in 1979 to serve Valencia County and Northern Socorro County. UNM-Valencia Campus is a branch of the University of New Mexico and has an elected Advisory Board.  It serves the post-secondary educational needs of our citizens as well as a cultural center for our community.

The Valencia Campus, a branch college of UNM, is an open access, student centered institution which offers a variety of associate degrees, certificate and credential programs. Our courses provide basic skills, transfer credits, technical career training and non-credit adult and community education. UNM-Valencia Campus is under the specific direction of the UNM-Valencia Campus Director who reports to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs of the University of New Mexico.

The Development Board of UNM-Valencia Campus is organized to raise resources and funds for scholarships.

What's Happening

6th annual Road to Success Gala


Saturday, Feburary 21, 2015, 6:00p.m.

UNM-Valencia Campus, Student Community Center

Tickets are $50

Sponsorships are available at the Platinium ($5,000), Gold ($2,500), Silver ($1,000), & Copper ($500) levels

To purchase a ticket/sponsorship online, please visit our online Marketplace.

Please call Chris Garcia at 505-925-8550, for more information.


Soup R Bowl

Bowls are Still Available at Tome Gallery!

Soup R Bowl Image

The 6th annual Soup R Bowl, co-sponsored by UNM-Valencia Cmapus and the Tome Art Gallery, Will benefit The Virginia Cassados Clark Memorial Scholarship. The event which began as a small grassroots fundraiser in the pottery studio at the gallery on N.M. 47, moved several years ago to the Tome Dominguez Communtiy Center. This year, it has outgrown the space and will be held in the Student Community Center on the Southside of UNM-Valencia Campus in beautiful Tome. Colorful handmade clay bowls, crafted by artists at the co-op gallery, will be available for sale starting Jan. 4, 2015, at Tome Gallery, and will also be available at the gallery and UNM-Valencia Campus on the day of the event. You can purchase a ticket for $12, which includes a hanmade bowl of your choice as well as all the soup, bread and dessert you can eat. The Soup R Bowl event will take place Sunday February 1, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a raffle and television converage of pregame Super Bowl XLIX festivities streamin live in the entrance hall.

Sunday, Feburary 1, 2015, 11:00a.m.-3:00p.m.

UNM-Valencia Campus, Student Community Center

Tickets are $12

To purchase a ticket online, please visit our online Marketplace.

Please call Chris Garcia at 505-925-8550, for more information.


2014 Commemorative Holiday Ornament

Christmas Ornament

Our 2014 Commemorative Holiday Ornament is available for sale. Created by local artist, Jan Pacifico, founder of Tomé Art Gallery, located in historic Tomé. Jan has beenJan Pacifico making pottery for 51 years, taking her first class in college, where she majored in Art Education.  After receiving her Masters at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, she opened her first studio and gallery.  Before moving to NM in 1994, she operated a number of galleries, including one at the South Street Seaport in Manhattan.  She also sold wholesale to many retail stores, such as the Pottery Barn, Bloomingdales, and Macy’s.  She is currently one of the owners of the Tomé Art Gallery.  She recently retired from teaching to pursue making her functional stoneware and crystalline porcelain pottery full-time.

NM.  The proceeds from the sale of our ornament benefit our federally matched endowment, which supports UNM-Valencia Campus.

To purchase our Ornament online, please visit our online Marketplace or call

Chris Garcia at 505-925-8550