UNM-LA Students at the 2017 UNM-LA graduation event. Photo by Nancy Coombs
Los Alamos (UNM-LA) will host the 2018 commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at Crossroads Bible Church.
This year, more than 100 students completed a recognized level of study at UNM-LA. This includes Associate of Arts degrees, Associate of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and academic Certificate programs.
Rose Sartor, who is completing her Associate of Applied Science in Robotics, has been selected as the student speaker.
Dr. Michelle Hall will deliver the Convocation Address. Dr. Hall is a geophysicist and successful businesswoman with experience working in the oil, gas, and mining industries, academia, and the federal government. She is the co-founder of the Café Scientifique New Mexico program that is in its 10th year and has served more than 10,000 teens in New Mexico. The program brings teens together with scientists and engineers to explore the latest science discoveries and to learn about how to become a scientist, engineer or technologist. In 2012, she co-founded the national Teen Science Café Network and has helped to bring teen science café programs to over 120 sites across the country in 42 states.
UNM-Los Alamos is an innovative, rigorous, and affordable comprehensive branch community college that provides foundations for transfer, leading-edge career programs, and lifelong learning opportunities.
The public is invited to attend the commencement ceremony, as well as the reception following the ceremony. For further information about UNM-Los Alamos, visit losalamos.unm.edu or call 505.662.5919.