July 19, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jeremy Martin, Special Services Director, 575-624-7002
ENMU-ROSWELL SPECIAL SERVICES PROGRAM TO HOLD GRADUATION CEREMONY
The ENMU-Roswell Special Services Certificate of Training Program for students with disabilities will hold its Thirty-Second Annual Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, July 26 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: Food Services, Child Care Attendant, Office Skills, Animal Health Care, and Stocking and Merchandising. The commencement speaker will be Senator Timothy Z. Jennings. Two graduates, Dezirae Moore and Lisa Lombardi, and the mother of a graduate, Laura Thielke, will also be featured speakers during the ceremony.
The Special Services Program is unique in that it offers students with disabilities vocational and life skills training, which includes living in residence halls on campus. Students have the opportunity to experience college life in an all-inclusive environment in which they can be successful. The program is based around three semesters of training. Students must master 70-percent of the required competencies in their vocational field and obtain a minimum of 2.0 GPA to earn a Certificate of Occupational Training.