Eastern New Mexico University invited New Mexico congresswoman Sen. Gay Kernan and community college presidents to ENMU-Portales this week to commemorate the signing of Senate Bill 77 – also known as the 2+2 pilot project – into law. The goal of the Pilot Project is to help students from two-year colleges throughout southeastern New Mexico to efficiently progress toward completing their bachelor’s degree at ENMU-Portales. The bill was signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on April 5, 2021.