News ItemMission: Graduate News Conference

Nov 4, 2013 –

Raytheon, a company in the SS&TP, along with many local employers and education leaders, hosted a news conference on October 21 to kick-off Mission: Graduate, a cradle-to-career initiative with broad community support. The goal is to add 60,000 new college degrees by the year 2020. The program was launched at Raytheon due to the company’s strong emphasis on education opportunities for its workforce as well as its high-tech job opportunities. The United Way of Central New Mexico is providing resources for the initial infrastructure, and a number of public and private partners have already committed to roles of leadership for the initiative. For more information, visit