Kevin Fleming Keynote Video – 2017 Pathways to Student Success Summit

If you weren’t able to join us for the 2017 Pathways to Student Success Summit, you missed one of the most important, mind-shifting presentations about how to best connect education and career preparedness. Kevin Fleming, author of the viral video sensation, Success in the New Economy, presented a powerful case for rethinking how we point […]

2017 Pathways to Student Success Summit

The power of Career and Technical Education (CTE) took center stage at the 2017 Pathways to Student Success Summit on April 28 and 29.  Students, educators, counselors, business and non-profit community members, and workforce development representatives had the opportunity to connect the latest innovations nationally to opportunities and initiatives taking place locally, that together could […]

The Bridge nets $140,000 to Improve Las Cruces Workforce

Las Cruces Sun News: 4/17/17 The important work to align workforce development with economic development, and funded with the support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is featured in this story by Jason Gibbs.

Movers & Shakers: Tracey Bryan focuses on the workforce

Article by Damien Willis, Las Cruces Sun-News, January 1, 2017

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: 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 […]