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SER Community Day

  • 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Community Day is a part of SER National’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs and interest in SER’s year-round Robotics Program has grown substantially.  SER’s program is a hands-on educational experience led by engineering students and career professionals. The program also enhances middle and high school students’ academic, technical and leadership skills. For more information, visit https://ser-national.org/comdayregistration.


SER in partnership with NNMC Hosts STEM-Focused Community Day for 2,000+ Students in Española on October 18, 2019

Activities include robotics competitions, hands-on science experiments, and presentation by former NASA Astronaut José M. Hernández

Española, NM, October 14, 2019 — More than 2,000 students from Northern New Mexico are expected to participate in SER’s Community Day at Northern New Mexico College (NNMC), on Friday, October 18, 2019. Community Day was added as part of SER’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs as interest in SER’s year-round Robotics Program has grown. Engineering students and professionals lead SER’s hands-on educational experience. The program also enhances high school and middle students’ academic, technical, and leadership skills.

Former migrant worker turned NASA astronaut and engineer José M. Hernández will be the featured keynote speaker. He decided as a high school senior that he wanted to travel into space and made that dream a reality. Community Day will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019, at Northern New Mexico College in Española, NM. This event features exhibits, where young people will have an opportunity to apply for jobs, internships, and co-ops or work-study programs. Workshops and displays from an array of corporations and the Armed Forces, including the U.S. Army, NASA, FBI, FedEx, Wells Fargo, and Los Alamos and Sandia Laboratories will also be presented.

“Northern New Mexico College is honored to host this important event. We are very grateful for our partnership with SER, and look forward to continuing our efforts to provide pathways for enduring high-paying careers in our community,” said NNMC President Richard J. Bailey, Jr., PhD.

For more information, please contact Rafaela Schwan via e-mail at rschwan@ser-national.org or by phone at (469) 549-3694.

About SER – SER Jobs for Progress National, Inc.

(SER National) was created in 1964 by a collaboration of the American GI Forum and the League of United Latin American Citizens. Since then, SER National has played a key role in the nation’s workforce and education service delivery systems focusing on underrepresented and underserved populations. Today, SER National serves over 1,200,000 individuals annually through its national network. SER is the Spanish verb for “to be” and an acronym for Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER National’s mission is to formulate, advocate, and implement initiatives that will result in the increased development and utilization of America’s human resources, with emphasis on the needs of Hispanics, in the areas of education, training, literacy, employment, affordable housing, business, and economic opportunity. SER’s vision is to enable underserved populations to fully participate in the socio-economic mainstream and achieve equal access and parity in society. To learn about SER, please visit www.ser-national.org.

SER NNMC Community Day 93019 Agenda

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.