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NMCAC Hosts Virtual College Access Events April 19 & 20

14 Apr, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
The New Mexico College Access Council will host virtual panels on April 19 and 20 featuring 22 New Mexico colleges and universities.

Governor Signs Legislation Benefitting Students and Higher Education

9 Apr, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
Gains include Expanded Financial Aid, Enhanced Student Resources, and Improved College Access

College and University Regents Confirmed to Boards Across New Mexico

6 Apr, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
25 Highly-Qualified New Mexicans to Guide Higher Education Governance at Institutions Statewide
Stephanie Rodriguez Confirmed as Higher Education Cabinet Secretary

Stephanie Rodriguez Confirmed as Higher Education Cabinet Secretary

22 Mar, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
Stephanie Rodriguez was unanimously confirmed by the Senate as cabinet secretary for the New Mexico Higher Education Department last week following her appointment by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Signs a Proclamation Recognizing Adult Education and Literacy Day

9 Mar, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has proclaimed Tuesday March 9, 2021 as Adult Education and Literacy Day in New Mexico, recognizing the contributions of adult education professionals and students across the state.
New Mexico Opportunity and Lottery Scholarships Help In-Need Students Most 

New Mexico Opportunity and Lottery Scholarships Help In-Need Students Most 

4 Mar, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
Tuition Relief Programs Have Greatest Impact on First-Generation, Minority, and Low-Income Students
More college students now eligible for SNAP food benefits through Coronavirus relief

More college students now eligible for SNAP food benefits through Coronavirus relief

2 Mar, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
housands of New Mexico college students might be eligible for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, commonly known as food stamps, announced the New Mexico Human Services Department and Higher Education Department.
New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship to Include Four-Year College Students  

New Mexico Opportunity Scholarship to Include Four-Year College Students  

23 Feb, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
Higher Education Department Announces Expansion of Funding, Eligibility
NMHED Hires New Director of Adult Education

NMHED Hires New Director of Adult Education

9 Feb, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
The New Mexico Higher Education Department has announced that Amber Gallup Rodriguez will serve as director of the agency’s Adult Education Division.
Lawmakers Seek to Expand Scholarships for Aspiring Educators

Lawmakers Seek to Expand Scholarships for Aspiring Educators

3 Feb, 2021 Stephanie Montoya
Programs Aim to Fill Vacancies and Grow Teacher Pipeline