July 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Leah Lucier, 575-624-7002

ENMU-ROSWELL SPECIAL SERVICES PROGRAM TO HOLD

GRADUATION CEREMONY

The ENMU-Roswell Special Services Occupational Training Program for students with disabilities will hold its Thirtieth Annual Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center on campus. The ceremony will recognize 42 graduates of the program. Students will receive certificates in a variety of program areas such as Food Service, Child Care Attendant, Office Skills, Laboratory Animal Caretaker, Stocking and Merchandising, and Veterinarian Assistant. The commencement speaker will be ­­­­Dr. Alan Morgan, President, High Desert Government Relations, Inc. 

The Occupational Training Program provides training and appropriate services to students with disabilities so they can participate in the university community and obtain employment. Graduates of the Special Services Program come from all over the nation to attend the three semester program. The career training allows students to learn marketable vocational skills, as well as practical life and independent living skills. Graduates leave the campus with verification of training (COT), certifications, valuable life experiences, and positive personal growth. 

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