News Link, July 5, 2012

Governing Board Meeting July 10 Moved to South Valley Campus

The regular monthly CNM Governing Board meeting will take place on July 10 at the South Valley Campus. It was originally scheduled for Westside Campus. The September Governing Board meeting is scheduled to be held at Westside Campus.

Student Appointments Required for Academic Advisement

Beginning Monday, July 9, students who would like to see an Academic Advisor must now make an appointment. The new system will help to reduce long lines of walk-in students. Students can make an appointment by calling 224-4321.

For Your Information

Vote on Color Scheme for New
CNM is in the process of redesigning the website and the Web Redesign Team is seeking your input. Please click here to view a couple design options and vote for your preferred color scheme.

Fiscal Year ‘13 Budgets Now Available
Budgets for the 2013 fiscal year have been completed and are now available for viewing or download through Banner or Finance Self Service. If you manage your department’s budget, log in to my CNM and click on the Finance tab to view your department’s information. The labor budgets have been adjusted for the FY13 compensation increase as well. If you have any questions please contact the Budget Office: Jan Nixon 224-4441 or Debbie Martinez 224-3462.

Monthly Dunkin’ Donuts Rust Scholarship Fundraiser Set for July 12
The Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins on the corner of Central Ave. and Mesa St., just north of Main Campus, will be donating a portion of its sale proceeds to the Rust Opportunity Scholarship every second Thursday of the month — the next opportunity is July 12. The Rust Scholarship provides emergency financial assistance to CNM students who are facing unexpected financial difficulties.  If you present a flyer from the CNM Foundation upon purchase, 20 percent of the proceeds from your purchase will be donated to the scholarship fund. This donation will only take place at the above Dunkin’ Donuts location and you must present a flyer upon purchase. To obtain a flyer, click here .

CNM Conference on Teaching and Learning Set for Oct. 19
The CNM Cooperative for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will host the first annual CNM Conference on Teaching and Learning on Friday, Oct. 19. The location will be determined later this summer. The conference, which will be for CNM faculty and led by CNM faculty, will feature a wide variety of speakers on a range of topics relevant to all CNM faculty members. Are you a faculty member interested in presenting at the conference? Click here to submit a conference proposal – deadline for submissions is July 27. To help make this conference the best that it can be, if you’re a faculty member please click here to complete a short survey about your interest. By completing this survey and providing your email address, you’ll also be entered into a drawing for dinner for two at a local restaurant.

Students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Fields Invited to Check Out UNM
CNM students interested in pursuing bachelor’s degrees in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are invited to join a “STEM UP Walk-about” at the University of New Mexico on July 27. Students will visit the UNM Biology Department, Engineering Department, Student Union Building and other student services locations. The tour is part of a CNM-UNM grant-funded partnership called Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Undergraduate Pathways (STEM UP). For more information, or to RSVP to attend the event, email .

Preparations for Demolition of Buena Vista Properties Under Way
The houses on the northeast corner of Buena Vista and Coal that are owned by CNM are being prepared for demolition. Please obey all signs and fencing in the area as construction crews work at the property.

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