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TRIO Upward Bound GISD/LCPS - Your Journey to College

Luz Gurrola, TRIO Upward Bound Program Director

Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, Bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra spoke with New Mexico State University TRIO Upward Bound Program Director, Luz Gurrola, about the program for first-generation and low-income high school students attending six target schools in the Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) and Gadsden Independent School District (GISD) – Chaparral, Gadsden, Santa Teresa, Las Cruces, Mayfield, and Organ Mountain High Schools. NMSU was awarded a federal five-year grant through 2027. www.trioub.nmsu.edu. (575)646-5732
The TRIO Upward Bound Program is nationwide, part of the U.S. Department of Education. https://www2.ed.gov/programs/trioupbound/index.html

Emily Guerra, KRWG Public Media
Luz Gurrola, NMSU TRIO Upward Bound Program Director, at KRWG studios

Emily Guerra is the award-winning host of "Fiesta!", KRWG-FM's bilingual Latin music program, which airs weeknights from 7pm to 9pm. She also produces PUENTES, a feature that airs during our KRWG-FM newscasts and most Saturdays at 5pm on "KRWG News This Week."