News & Updates
Groundhog Job Shadow Week kicks off
Feb 4, 2019
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Feb. 4, 2019: Almost 900 students from 15 area schools will shadow employees at 30 different businesses during Groundhog Job Shadow Week (GJSW). A kick-off event will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 4 at...
Talent gap survey results revealed
Jan 11, 2019
In January, Mission: Graduate convened local employers and representatives from higher education to share the initial findings from the 2018 Bridging the Talent Gap survey. The survey was conducted in late 2018 and is...
Rotarians inspire students to stay in school
Nov 21, 2018
A partnership between Albuquerque area Rotary Clubs, Mission: Graduate, and several Albuquerque Public Schools high schools is helping students to understand the value of their educations. 1,475 surveys showed that...
Proposed attendance policy changes presented to state legislature
Nov 14, 2018
Angelo Gonzales, United Way of Central New Mexico Chief Strategy Officer testified before the Legislative Education Study Committee (LESC) staff with Rep. Pat Ruiloba as an expert witness on chronic absenteeism and the...
Valencia County group works to build career-ready communities
Nov 13, 2018
The Valencia County Partnership for a Career Ready Community welcomed guests and celebrated their accomplishments at a Matanza barbecue recently. The barbecue was donated by Virginia Smith of Adelante Consulting and...
STEAM conference arms childcare providers with tools needed
Nov 11, 2018
More than 125 childcare providers and teachers participated in the Building Science Learning in Early Childhood conference sponsored by Explora with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The...
Young leaders guide high achievers in career exploration discussions
Oct 15, 2018
Young Leaders Society (YLS), a donor group of the United Way of Central New Mexico, is partnering with Mission: Graduate to provide a speaker series entitled "Young Leaders Connection" for students at College and Career...
Career options re-imagined at annual career day
Oct 4, 2018
Mission: Graduate in partnership with Rio Grande High School hosted about 400 eighth grade students at the second annual Pride to Profession Career Day. The day is intended to give students an opportunity to learn about...
Jessica Nojek joins Mission: Graduate as executive director
Sep 28, 2018
We're pleased to announce that Jessica Nojek has joined Mission: Graduate as its Executive Director. Jessica will oversee a team of employees under the leadership of UWCNM’s Chief Strategy Officer, Angelo Gonzales, who...
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