Accelerate student speaks at UNM-Los Alamos commencement
Melissa Torres was asked to speak on behalf of those earning their Associates degrees at the University of New Mexico-Los Alamos commencement ceremony on May 8. Torres, a student in the Accelerate program, was receiving her Associate of Science in Pre-Professional Health Science degree. More...
INCREASE YOUR MATH CONFIDENCE BY LEAPS AND BOUNDS
Complete basic math requirements this summer - paid tuition and earn a stipend
Accelerate students at participating community colleges will have a unique opportunity to complete basic math requirements and increase their math skills and confidence this summer by enrolling in Accelerate summer Math Camp. Math Camp offers instructors skilled in teaching basic math classes, the additional assistance of a dedicated tutor, state-of-the-art curriculum, and an opportunity to learn how math concepts are applied in the real world by working with robots. Join Accelerate and receive assistance with math class tuition and a stipend for successful Math Camp completion! Click here to learn more.
Accelerate Your Path to a New Career
Accelerate, Technical Training and Job Placement program can assist you while you earn your certificate or two-year degree at one of six Northern New Mexico Colleges.
Enroll in a designated degree and/or certificate program at Luna Community College, New Mexico Highlands University, Northern New Mexico College, Santa Fe Community College University of New Mexico – Los Alamos, or University of New Mexico – Taos and:
- Receive tuition assistance and credit for basic-level math classes, plus a stipend
- Increase your confidence in your math abilities
- Get additional tutoring help to complete required math courses
- Work one-on-one throughout the year with a career coach
- Attend events to meet and interact with regional employers
- Participate in a paid Fellowship while going to school
- Enhance your professional readiness skills before you graduate
This network of six Northern New Mexico colleges is offering a program of study and ongoing coaching that quickly prepares people of all ages and educational backgrounds for enhanced employment opportunities. The program also retrains workers in core technical areas for careers in a number of technology-related fields. Accelerate provides a first step toward obtaining jobs, as well as a flexible foundation for retraining as industries and employers innovate in the future.
You will have the opportunity to apply for tuition assistance, credit for classes, plus a stipend. You’ll also have a coach to guide you at school, help place you in internships and assist with future employment. If you are a nontraditional student or worker interested in pursuing a certificate program or returning to college for career training, you are a good fit for the Accelerate program.
Click here to download the brochure.