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Andres Armijo Named Winner of Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Award

Andres Armijo Named Winner of Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Award

May 27, 2015 -- Andrés Armijo, program coordinator at the CNM School of Business & Information Technology, has been named the winner of the Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Award for his book, "Family History in the Rio Abajo," published by Rio Grande Books.

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CNM, WNMU Announce New Student Transfer Partnership

CNM, WNMU Announce New Student Transfer Partnership

May 27, 2015 -- CNM and Western New Mexico University are preparing to sign a transfer agreement that will lock in current tuition rates and create a seamless transfer pathway for CNM students to pursue bachelor’s degrees at WNMU, whether online or in Silver City.

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Faculty, Share Your Passion for Learning at New Student Orientation

Faculty, Share Your Passion for Learning at New Student Orientation

May 27, 2015 -- As part of their New Student Orientation experience, new CNM students will be encouraged to “Be Curious” as they set off on their journey through their first year of college. To spark some curiosity, faculty members are encouraged to share a 15-20 minute TED-type talk during the sessions. One faculty talk will be presented per session and there are 16 sessions scheduled throughout the summer for Fall Term incoming freshmen. A schedule of available orientations is below.

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Employees in A Building to Relocate During Major Renovation

May 21, 2015 -- In preparation for a major renovation to the A Building on Main Campus, all employees in the A Building will be relocated for the duration of the project. The A Building renovation is expected to be completed in approximately one year. Employees will be relocated over the next month.

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Welcome New Hires

May 20, 2015 -- Welcome new hires for the month of May.

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Mental Health First Aid Class Preparing Faculty, Staff and Students to Recognize Signs of Distress

Mental Health First Aid Class Preparing Faculty, Staff and Students to Recognize Signs of Distress

May 20, 2015 -- More than 200 CNM faculty, staff and students can better recognize and help people showing signs of mental health distress thanks to a Mental Health First Aid class taught by CNM Dean of Students Dr. Rudy Garcia and Jim Johnson, psychology professor in the School of Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences.

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CNM Student Receives Award for Recycling Presentation

CNM Student Receives Award for Recycling Presentation

May 20, 2015 -- What started as casual research on recycling by Jami Watson with her nieces has transformed her into an award-winning community ambassador for environmental stewardship.

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Deadline to Acknowledge Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC) Assignments Is May 27

May 14, 2015 -- Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC) processes require faculty to review and acknowledge course assignments to ensure accurate pay. Part-time Faculty Assignments & Full-time Faculty Overloads – Summer course assignments will be available for review and acknowledgement through myCNM on May 15 after 5 p.m. The deadline to acknowledge assignments is May 27.

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Governing Board Revises Rules to Permit Use of Alcoholic Beverages for Academic Purposes

May 13, 2015 -- The CNM Governing Board at their meeting May 12 revised rules to permit the lawful use of alcoholic beverages for academic purposes in the Culinary Arts and Hospitality and Tourism Programs.

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Seven CNM Employees Participate in First Ever Kidney Walk in New Mexico

Seven CNM Employees Participate in First Ever Kidney Walk in New Mexico

May 6, 2015 -- On Sunday, May 3 seven CNM employees from the School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety, School of Adult & General Education and the Information Technology Services and three of their children participated in the first ever Kidney Walk in New Mexico.

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May New Hires

May 6, 2015 -- Welcome new hires for the month of May.

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New Nurses Pinned

New Nurses Pinned

May 6, 2015 -- Sixty-four students graduated from CNM’s Nursing School and received their associate degrees.They were pinned at a ceremony on Saturday.

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Learn About Lowrider Art & Culture on Saturday

Learn About Lowrider Art & Culture on Saturday

May 11, 2015 -- To honor the lowrider culture in New Mexico, Central New Mexico Community College will be sponsoring two “Talk & Tours” the same day as the May 16 Lowrider Convention at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

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Cookoff Winners Crowned as Chile Champs

Cookoff Winners Crowned as Chile Champs

May 6, 2015 -- The numbers are in. Winners of last Friday’s Cinco de Mayo Chile Student Services Cookoff have been announced.

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CNM Nursing Student Receives Nightingale Nursing Scholarship

May 6, 2015 -- CNM nursing student Lyric Hammonds is the recipient of a $1,000 Nightingale Nursing Scholarship to assist her in pursuing her associate degree in nursing. The scholarship is awarded by the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence.

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Governing Board Approves New Domestic Abuse Leave Policy; External Resources also Provided to Employees

On Tuesday, the CNM Governing Board approved a new Domestic Abuse Leave policy that is effective immediately. The new policy allows an employee to take up to 14 days of unpaid domestic abuse leave, on an intermittent basis, for up to eight hours in one day.

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New ESL Nursing Assistant Program Opens Doors for Non-native English Speakers

New ESL Nursing Assistant Program Opens Doors for Non-native English Speakers

April 30, 2015 -- Sora McMahon worked as a nursing assistant for 13 years at a hospital in her home country South Korea. But when she came to the United States, she couldn’t find a job in her field—both because she didn’t speak English well and because she didn’t have the proper certification.

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Second Graduating Class of College & Career High School Honored

Second Graduating Class of College & Career High School Honored

April 30, 2015 -- The College & Career High School’s second class of graduating seniors will be honored tonight at a Senior Awards Night on the patio outside of Building S on CNM’s Main Campus..

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Attendees of AACC Learn How to Inspire Students to Graduate – the CNM Way

Attendees of AACC Learn How to Inspire Students to Graduate – the CNM Way

April 30, 2015 -- Attendees of a recent American Association of Community Colleges national conference learned how to build graduation synergy at their campuses – the CNM way.

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CNM Places First at National Surveying Competition

CNM Places First at National Surveying Competition

April 30, 2015 -- The CNM Surveying Program recently participated in a student competition sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors. The competition took place in Washington, D.C. on April 13 with entries from across the country. This year was the first time that entries from colleges with associate degree programs were accepted

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