US Bank’s Support of The Bridge of Southern New Mexico Helps Advance Ground-Breaking Workforce Development Efforts

LAS CRUCES, NM – US Bank has awarded The Bridge of Southern New Mexico a $7,500 grant to support The Bridge in its work on a first-of-its-kind regional plan for workforce talent development that could lead to transformation of the region’s economy. The investment in “Building Pathways for a Skilled and Ready Workforce” supports the […]

El Paso Electric Continues Support for Education and Workforce Development in Doña Ana County

LAS CRUCES, NM – El Paso Electric continues its commitment as a strong community partner by making a $10,000 grant to The Bridge of Southern New Mexico, the innovative, business-led, education-focused collaborative driving increased graduation rates and workforce preparedness in Doña Ana County. The Bridge has recently begun working to align existing and to identify […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]