New Mexico Higher Education Dept., UNM To Announce Efforts To Address College Food, Housing Security


ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED) in partnership with the University of New Mexico (UNM) Basic Needs Project will host an event 10 a.m. to noon today, Sept. 30, to announce a new statewide initiative to research the food and housing needs of students at public colleges and universities in New Mexico and highlight funds awarded to food security projects at higher education institutions. 

The event will feature remarks from Lt. Gov. Howie Morales, state and higher education leaders, faculty, and students involved in efforts to address food and housing security for college students and their families. State officials also will share information about the state of food and housing security among college student in New Mexico, their causes, and announce specific goals set by the State and its partners for improving student well-being. 

WHERE: University of New Mexico Main Campus Student Union Building, Ballroom A 

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