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Student’s Journey Continues at Native American Country Music Awards

Student’s Journey Continues at Native American Country Music Awards

October 23, 2014 -- CNM student Tyra Preston grew up listening to country music. Her foster mom liked Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, while her foster dad enjoyed classics like George Jones, Hank Williams Sr., and the Everly Brothers. Little did she know in those formative years that she would grow up to become a country singer herself, and potentially an award-winning star.

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PV Instructor Climbs Tallest Mountains in Colorado

PV Instructor Climbs Tallest Mountains in Colorado

October 23, 2014 -- Mark Nolan, a part-time photovoltaics (PV) instructor at CNM’s Workforce Training Center, has reached rarefied heights, climbing to the summit of 53 of the 54 Colorado mountains that rise 14,000 feet or higher.

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Welcome New Hires

October 23, 2014 -- The following people were hired by CNM during the month of September.

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Photos of Current and New Door Entry Systems

Oct. 23, 2014 -- All current door locks that require use of an employee ID card to open the door are in the process of being replaced with a new system. Here's a look at what the current and new systems will look like.

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Theatre Department Presents ‘The Cat Has 8 Lives’

Theatre Department Presents ‘The Cat Has 8 Lives’

October 23, 2014 -- CNM will celebrate the opening of its new Coal Avenue Theatre with “The Cat Has 8 Lives,” an entertaining collection of eight ten-minute plays featuring both hilarity and heartbreak.

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College-Wide Project to Improve Security and Emergency Preparedness to Affect All Campuses

Oct. 23, 2014 -- The next phase of a multi-year “Access Control” project that will implement technology to improve college safety and security, and emergency preparedness, is under way. Select doors will be wired in preparation for a new door lock and I.D. card-reader system.

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Presidential Fellow Seeking Ways to Help Students Stay in School, Graduate

Presidential Fellow Seeking Ways to Help Students Stay in School, Graduate

October 15, 2014 -- More students than ever are graduating with degrees or certificates from CNM, but there is still room for improvement, says John Diggelman, the college’s new Presidential Fellow for Retention and Graduation

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Campus as a Living Lab Initiative Gains Momentum

Campus as a Living Lab Initiative Gains Momentum

October 17, 2014 -- CNM’s Campus as a Living Lab initiative is continuing to take root as more faculty members are weaving the college's sustainability efforts into their curriculum.

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Employee Health & Wellness Fair Draws 200 People

Employee Health & Wellness Fair Draws 200 People

October 15, 2014 -- Over 200 people attended Friday’s Employee Health & Wellness Fair with many getting blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass, and cholesterol checks. It was organized by the Human Resources Department and CNM’s Wellness Committee.

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A Look Back at Project Graduation Inspiration

A Look Back at Project Graduation Inspiration

Oct. 14, 2014 -- On Sept. 23, CNM faculty and staff wore graduation regalia to work in an effort to help inspire students to graduate. A CNM video takes a look back at the inspirational day.

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Presidential Fellow Delves Into Competency-based Curriculum

Presidential Fellow Delves Into Competency-based Curriculum

October 9, 2014 -- CNM Presidential Fellow Fang Chen is spending the 2014-15 academic year studying a potentially transformative curriculum design that is gaining traction nationally – competency-based curriculum.

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Fast Track Business Degree Prepares for Launch

Fast Track Business Degree Prepares for Launch

October 8, 2014 -- Acting President Katherine Ulibarri called the 14 students participating in CNM’s first “Fast Track” Business Administration Associates of Applied Science Degree program “trailblazers” during a welcome session Tuesday evening in a video address.

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Welcome New Hires

October 8, 2014 -- Recent CNM hires follow.

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CNM to Receive Nearly $2 Million Grant for Healthcare Programs

October 1, 2014 -- CNM is receiving $1,983,778 from a federal grant that will be used primarily to train community health workers, like a recently initiated Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) certificate program that prepares people to provide dental services in underserved communities.

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New STEM Activities Coordinator Is Making Studying for Tough Classes Easier

New STEM Activities Coordinator Is Making Studying for Tough Classes Easier

October 1, 2014 -- “Graduate! Graduate! Graduate!” is the mantra CNM President Kathie Winograd often uses as she encourages students to finish their associate degrees and certificates at CNM.

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CNM Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Week

CNM Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Week

October 1, 2014 -- CNM has been celebrating Hispanic Heritage Week this week with festivities featuring Mariachi bands, speakers discussing the preservation of Hispanic culture and Hispanic scholarship workshops for students, among other activities.

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CNM Culinary Students Work Shamrock Foods Industry Trade Show and Meet Famous Chef Rick Bayless

CNM Culinary Students Work Shamrock Foods Industry Trade Show and Meet Famous Chef Rick Bayless

October 1, 2014 -- Four CNM culinary students met award winning Chef Rick Bayless, star of the Public Television Series “Mexico – One Plate at a Time,” during the Sept. 24 Shamrock Foods Expo held at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

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Synthetic Cadavers Bring Anatomy, Physiology Education to Virtual-life

Synthetic Cadavers Bring Anatomy, Physiology Education to Virtual-life

Sept. 25, 2015 -- For close to 20 years, CNM anatomy and physiology students learned about the human body from cadavers. Not anymore. Very life-like, synthetic cadavers have taken their place in CNM labs, creating a new and fascinating high-tech learning environment.

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New Presidential Fellow Seeks to Tech-up Teaching and Learning

New Presidential Fellow Seeks to Tech-up Teaching and Learning

Oct. 1, 2014 -- Kat Flies, CNM’s 2014 Presidential Fellow for Instructional Technology, is spending the next year exploring new ways to make the teaching and learning experience at CNM more technology-rich.

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CNM Best Assessment Contest

September 18, 2014 -- Do you have a favorite assessment you would like to share with CNM faculty? Would you like to win $1,500 for a professional development opportunity?

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