The partnership is part of the New Mexico Department of Health’s “red to green” testing surge aimed at expanding testing and driving down the positivity rate of counties in the southern part of the state.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Northern New Mexico College is reporting an 11 percent increase in student headcount enrollment for the 2020 Fall semester, and a 3 percent increase in total student credit hours taken, the College’s highest enrollment since 2014.
“Northern is committed to providing access to affordable, community-based learning opportunities that meet the educational, cultural, and economic needs of the region,” Bailey said. “Expanding trades education supports our mission as a truly comprehensive, community-serving college.”
UNM-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) will offer a number of late-start classes exploring subjects of cultural, personal, business and organizational interest. Classes are available in both face-to-face and online formats.
“Today’s announcement by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will be life-changing for tens of thousands of current students as well as future generations of New Mexicans.
The Opportunity Scholarship, to benefit an estimated 55,000 students for fall 2020, will make N.M. second state in U.S. to provide free four-year higher education