Entries by Tracey Bryan

El Paso Electric $15K Grant Supports Graduation Rates & Workforce Development

LAS CRUCES – The Bridge of Southern New Mexico, the state’s unique collaboration of business, economic development, government and education, accepted a $15,000 grant from El Paso Electric on Tuesday, October 8. Ricardo Gonzales, El Paso Electric Director for New Mexico External Affairs, presented the grant to The Bridge leaders to support ongoing work to […]

USBank Awards $10K Grant to The Bridge to Support Student Success & Future Workforce

LAS CRUCES – The Bridge of Southern New Mexico, the state’s unique collaboration of business, economic development, government and education, accepted a $10,000 grant from US Bank on Thursday, Oct. 3. US Bank representatives Craig Buchanan, Marketing President, and Karen Bailey, Vice President, presented the grant in support of The Bridge efforts to increase high […]

The Bridge of Southern New Mexico Receives First Major Grant to Support Student Success and Workforce Development

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Tracey Bryan, 575-644-6453 LAS CRUCES, NM – The W. K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a three-year, $345,090 grant to The Bridge of Southern New Mexico to advance its work to build strong pathways that increase high school graduation rates and prepare a strong workforce for Dona Ana County. A press conference […]

New Mexico’s First Early College High School: A New Way of Doing High School and a Stronger Return on Investment for Education Dollars

LAS CRUCES, NM – New Mexico’s first Early College High School illustrates local educators’ willingness to launch innovative approaches to improve graduation rates.  It also improves the economic impact of educational dollars when there is a spirit of partnership between education and industry. Seeds for Early College High School were planted in conversations between business, […]