UNM Innovation Academy Pilot Project Features Accelerate Math Program

By Carla Rachkowski / February 17, 2016 / Director's Notes / No Comments

Accelerate’s Math Experience  is featured in a pilot project at the University of New Mexico’s Innovation Academy.  Dr. Mario Rivera,  Regents’ Professor and lead evaluator for the Accelerate program’s remedial math class, is teaching a Public Administration 522 course on ...

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23Nov

Career Readiness Event – Save the Date!

By Carla Rachkowski / November 23, 2015 / Director's Notes / No Comments

Attention Accelerate Program Students!    On February 12, 2016, the Accelerate program is partnering with Santa Fe Community College and local and regional employers to host a one-day workshop that will provide you with an opportunity to practice the skills vital to finding a job and establishing...

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23Oct

Career Readiness Workshop Schedule

By Carla Rachkowski / October 23, 2015 / Director's Notes / No Comments

Accelerate is a new infrastructure, not a curriculum, assisting higher education institutions to more effectively work with non-traditional students and to prepare them for jobs.  Designed around the needs of both students and northern New Mexico’s employers, students enrolled in the Accelerate p...

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RFP for Grant Researcher/Grant Writer

By Carla Rachkowski / September 15, 2015 / Director's Notes / No Comments

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Grant Research/Grant Writing Posted September 15, 2015 – Deadline for Submissions September 21, 2015 ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW & BACKGROUND The Accelerate Technical Training and Job Placement program was launched in March 2011. Accelerate is a program of the Regional Devel...

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4Sep

NNMC Accelerate Student Places First at Research Symposium

By Carla Rachkowski / September 4, 2015 / Director's Notes / No Comments

Story courtesy of Sandy Krolick, Creative Director of Communications & Marketing, NNMC.  Photo by Dr. Mario Izaguirre-Sierra. Sergio Cordova, a Northern New Mexico College student in the Accelerate program, shared first place with a student from New Mexico Tech for his poster on spinal muscul...

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20Aug

LANL Community Programs Office Contributes to Internship Program

By Carla Rachkowski / August 20, 2015 / Director's Notes / No Comments

The Accelerate program was recently presented with a $20,000.00 contribution by Carole Rutten  on behalf of the LANL Community Program’s Office.  Ms. Rutten has served on the Accelerate Advisory Committee for the past four years. The contribution will be used to pay  stipends for student in...

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9Jul

Enrollment Now Open for 2015-2016 Accelerate Program

By Carla Rachkowski / July 9, 2015 / Director's Notes / No Comments

Non-traditional students who are enrolled in one of six participating northern New Mexico colleges this fall can now apply for the Accelerate program.  Get personalized advice, mentoring, and support while working one on one with an Accelerate Career Advisor., receive stipends for participation i...

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12May

Summer Kicks off with Accelerate Math Experience

By admin / May 12, 2015 / Director's Notes / No Comments

The fifth year of the Accelerate 8-week summer math program kicked off on June 1 in northern New Mexico.  Accelerate Math Experience combines “emporium-style” online curriculum, an applied math lab using robotics, dedicated tutors, and instructors who have expertise in teaching develo...

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