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NMSU to host GradNation Community Summit Friday

New Mexico State University will host the GradNation Community Summit April 1 at Corbett Center Student Union. The event is dedicated to open dialogue on improving high school graduation rates in the Borderland.

This free event, the first of its kind in southern New Mexico, will be from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and include participants from education, business, civic organizations, nonprofits, government, higher education, parents and students from Dona Ana County.

NMSU’s summit is one of 100 summits happening around the nation as part of the GradNation campaign, led by America’s Promise Alliance, to raise high school graduation rates to 90 percent by 2020.

WHAT: GradNation Community Summit

WHO: NMSU, public school educators, business leaders, nonprofit organizations, government officials, local community members along with local middle school students

WHEN: 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 1

WHERE: Corbett Center Student Union Ballrooms (third floor)

Author: Tiffany Acosta –  NMSU

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