Entries by Tracey Bryan

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 […]

El Paso Electric Awards $10K Grant to The Bridge to Expand Student Success & Workforce Readiness

LAS CRUCES – The Bridge of Southern New Mexico, the state’s unique collaboration of business, education and economic development, accepted a $10,000 community support grant from El Paso Electric on Wednesday, October 29. The Bridge leaders will use the funds to continue work that supports raising countywide graduation rates and building a stronger workforce for […]

APECHS Ready for First Trailblazer Graduation

Arrowhead Park Early College High School Prepares for First Trailblazer Graduation 2014 APECHS’ first graduating class will conduct commencement at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Dona Ana County’s first early college high school opened in 2010 at Dona Ana Community College before moving into the new school located at […]

Daniels Fund & The Bridge of Southern New Mexico Award Early College High School Start-up Grants to Four Communities

LAS CRUCES ­­- The Bridge of Southern New Mexico today awarded grants totaling more than $400,000 to start new early college high schools at Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Gadsden and Hobbs public schools. The Bridge Board of Directors joined with Daniels Fund leaders and Governor Susana Martinez to present the grant awards to school officials from the […]

Profiles of Change Video Features The Bridge & Arrowhead Park Early College High School

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce video series Profiles of Change features a segment on The Bridge of Southern New Mexico and the Arrowhead Park Early College High School (APECHS) in Las Cruces. The series was introduced in September 2013 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Summit, “Connecting the Dots: Education, Policy, Workforce” in Washington […]