Entries by Tracey Bryan

To Go Far…Go Together

This African proverb is often quoted, but even in its repetition and potential overuse, the truth of its message is as firm as bedrock. One person or entity working alone is never able to accomplish quite as much as one can in partnership with others. And when you seek to create real, lasting change, time […]

The Rest of the Story…

Paul Harvey, the late radio broadcaster, was legendary in his ability to capture audiences with 33 years of daily radio shows about the “stories behind the stories” of historical events, significant (and not so significant) people, discoveries and places What people loved was that Harvey was able to look behind the story to find an […]

Connecting the Dots for a Strong Future

There are two things that never changed during the three years I was away from The Bridge of Southern New Mexico: My love for this community. My firm belief in the promise and potential of the young people of Doña Ana County, and what they can teach the rest of the state when we rally […]

The Bridge of Southern New Mexico Helps Support Early College High Schools and Connections to Career Readiness at Town Hall Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY For Immediate Release                                                          Contact: Tracey Bryan, President/CEO 575-644-6453 November 8, 2016   The Bridge of Southern New Mexico Helps Support Early College High Schools and Connections to Career Readiness at Town Hall Meeting US Bank Investment in The Bridge Helps Advance Impact to Even More Students   LAS CRUCES, NM – A town […]

2016 Bridge Academy of Excellence Winners!

We had a great response from the students in Doña Ana County this year!  Over 1500 nominations were submitted by students for a teacher who has made a positive impact in their life.  The Bridge Board had a very difficult task of narrowing down all the nominations to only nine finalists.  This year we had […]

Education & Business Leaders Collaborate to Streamline Students’ Pathways

FROM THE BRIDGE By Denni Cheney President/CEO, The Bridge of Southern New Mexico   The Bridge of Southern New Mexico conducted a K-20 Counseling and Advising Summit in mid-September that was generously supported by a grant from the Daniels Fund. We hosted 150 counselors, teachers, principals, advisors, superintendents, college presidents and business leaders. Participants included […]

The Bridge Showcases APMA Healthcare Training Resources

FROM THE BRIDGE By Denni Cheney President/CEO, The Bridge of Southern New Mexico   It was an evening to celebrate the advancement of healthcare education in Dona Ana County. Approximately 50 representatives from healthcare, business and education attended a reception hosted by The Bridge of Southern New Mexico in August to showcase the resources and […]

The Bridge Conference Scores Home Run for ECHS

In her monthly column published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, The Bridge President/CEO Denni Cheney writes about a recent conference conducted in support of New Mexico’s early college high school students.  The June conference coincided with completion of a $525,000 ECHS Expansion Grant the Daniels Fund awarded to The Bridge in 2013.  Four ECHS start-ups […]

Hunt Family Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant To The Bridge

RELATED VIDEO NEWS COVERAGE BY KRWG RADIO’S ANTHONY MORENO: http://krwg.org/post/bridge-southern-new-mexico-announces-new-leadership-and-grant-help-mission LAS CRUCES ­­- The Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation has awarded a five-year $100,000 grant to The Bridge of Southern New Mexico to expand work supporting education, workforce readiness and regional economic development. The Bridge has received the first $20,000 of five annual awards […]