ENMU-Ruidoso

2019 Bond Election: Higher Elevations

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The ENMU-Ruidoso Advisory Board is asking voters in Ruidoso and Ruidoso Downs to authorize up to $3 million in general obligation bonds for renovating the college’s existing facility at 709 Mechem Dr., expanding the building’s capacity for new workforce degree and certificate programs as requested by local residents.In July, the Advisory Board affirmed its decision to move forward with a bond referendum after hearing from its Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) composed of area residents, employers, and government officials. ... [ Continue ]

Lending a Hand

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ENMU-Ruidoso employees live and work in the community and pitch in whenever there’s a need. To highlight one volunteer effort, several employees volunteer time and muscle to help distribute free food from the Lincoln County Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry each month. ... [ Continue ]

New Mexico Workforce Connection Center

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Ruidoso — The New Mexico Workforce Connection Center (NMWCC) located inside ENMU-Ruidoso’s Mechem Dr. campus is making a quiet but powerful impact to the area’s workforce needs. The center is the local contractor of federal funds earmarked for high quality trainings available to Job Seekers pursuing occupations in demand occupations as well as On-the-Job training with local employers. ... [ Continue ]

Sophomore Day at ENMU-Ruidoso

(Ruidoso, NM) — On February 27, 2019, high school sophomores from throughout Lincoln County and Mescalero gathered at ENMU-Ruidoso to become better acquainted with the college. The purpose of Sophomore Day was to “plant an ENMU-Ruidoso seed” in the minds of local students and encourage them to explore the possibilities of higher education and dual credit programs. ... [ Continue ]

ENMU-Ruidoso Enrollment Grows County-Wide

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(Ruidoso) — Fall 2018 enrollment at ENMU-Ruidoso increased slightly from a year ago, to 631 students in credit classes from 615 in 2017. According to Dr. Pierre Laroche, the college’s vice president of student learning, the increase resulted from a growing dual credit enrollment across Lincoln County. ... [ Continue ]
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