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The Western New Mexico University School of Nursing is hosting a “White Coat Ceremony” highlighting 31 students who will recite an oath to patient care witnessed by family and friends this Friday, September 10th at 2:00 P.M. in the Light Hall Auditorium. According to a news release from the university, “as the Level 1 professors, WNMU School of Nursing faculty members Krista Wood and Erin Wood will cloak each student in the iconic white coat that signifies their status as healthcare professionals. In addition, the cohort, expected to graduate in Fall 2023, will be addressed by guest speaker Amanda Mondello, who is a registered nurse and an alumna of the university’s pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

A live virtual public meeting regarding a U.S Highway 180 Corridor Study hosted by the New Mexico Department of Transportation will update the community to improvements on the highway between Bayard and Deming. The NMDOT’s preferred alternative has been identified to reconstruct U.S Highway 180 as a 4-lane roadway for entire corridor between Bayard and Deming. The team will provide a brief presentation followed by a question and answer period. For more information on the virtual meeting to be held on Thursday, September 23rd at 6:30 P.M., visit online at

Grant County is participating in the New Mexico Workforce Connection in-person Job Fair this Friday, September 10th from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business & Conference Center in Silver City. The following positions are currently available: Certified Law Enforcement Officers; Fleet Maintenance Mechanic; Detention Officer; DWI Prevention Specialist; Part-time Corre Caminos Drivers; and Executive Assistant to the County Manager. Individuals are urged to bring their resumes and meet Grant County representatives at this event.

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