builds on bridge program
Mt. San Antonio College in Los Angeles, Calif., have entered
into an articulation agreement.
the document for UNM were Provost Brian Foster, Vice President
for Student Affairs Eliseo Torres and Director of Admissions
Cynthia Stuart. Raul Rodriguez, dean of counseling and matriculation,
signed for Mt. San Antonio College.
agreement opens the door to allow students from Mt. San Antonio
College to transfer course credits to UNM in the same way New
Mexico students can transfer courses from TVI or other community
colleges in the state, Torres said.
encourages minority students in the Los Angeles area to pursue
higher education beyond the community college
level, said Tim Gutierrez, director of UNM
that UNMs Summer Bridge program, in its sixth year, invites
minority students from the greater Los Angeles area to attend
special programs to initiate them to the university experience.
Many of those students go on to attend community colleges in
Los Angeles. Signing the document allows those students to then
come back to UNM to finish a college degree, he said.
has programs of excellence to serve minority students. We want
to reach out across state lines to bring those students interested
in pursuing higher education to our campus, Torres said.