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CNM Students Place in Scholastic Screenwriting Competition

CNM Students Place in Scholastic Screenwriting Competition

April 27, 2017 -- CNM students took first and third place in the Scholastic Screenwriting Competition sponsored by the New Mexico Film Foundation. Their scripts were read by local actors during a gala at the Governor’s Mansion in Santa Fe on Friday.

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CNM Team Places in NASA-Sponsored ‘Swarmathon’ Robot Competition

CNM Team Places in NASA-Sponsored ‘Swarmathon’ Robot Competition

April 27, 2017 -- A team of CNM computer science and engineering students came in fifth place overall and second place in technical papers in a NASA-sponsored “Swarmathon” robot competition last week. The competition, organized by the University of New Mexico, was held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

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Strategic Direction Initiative to Increase Graduation Rates Gaining Traction

Strategic Direction Initiative to Increase Graduation Rates Gaining Traction

April 27, 2017 -- One of CNM’s Strategic Direction Goals to achieve by 2020 is to increase the college’s official graduation rate, which is determined by a U.S. Department of Education calculation.

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Anthropology Students Learn Thousand-Year-Old Art of Arrowhead Making

Anthropology Students Learn Thousand-Year-Old Art of Arrowhead Making

April 26, 2017 -- Students in Sue Ruth’s Introduction to Anthropology classes got hands-on experience last week making arrowheads just as their ancestors did 1,000 years ago.

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CNM Student to Participate in NASA Program at Johnson Space Center in Houston May 1-4

CNM Student to Participate in NASA Program at Johnson Space Center in Houston May 1-4

April 26, 2017 -- CNM student Jake McCullough will be headed to the Johnson Space Center in Houston May 1-4 to participate in a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) program.

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Jessica Medrano Honored by American Association for Women in Community Colleges

Jessica Medrano Honored by American Association for Women in Community Colleges

April 26, 2017 -- Jessica Medrano has been selected as a member of the second American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) “40 Under 40” class. The awards program recognizes the youngest community college women who are movers and shakers on their college campuses.

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SAGE Dean Contributes Letter to National Association of Developmental Education

SAGE Dean Contributes Letter to National Association of Developmental Education

April 26, 2017 -- LouAnne Lundgren, dean of CNM’s School of Adult & General Education, contributed a letter to the National Association of Developmental Education newsletter. She has been serving as the Adjunct Faculty Committee Chair for this national organization for the last two years.

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CNM Students’ Artwork Showcased in LSA Building

CNM Students’ Artwork Showcased in LSA Building

April 19, 2017 -- An exhibition of 13 colored pencil drawings by CNM art students in the Westside Drawing II class is on display in the Louis E. Saavedra Administration Building (LSA) now through the end of the 2017 Fall Term.

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CNM Celebrates Student Success at Graduation Ceremony May 6

CNM Celebrates Student Success at Graduation Ceremony May 6

April 19, 2017 -- Randy Mascorella, executive director of Special Olympics New Mexico, will be the keynote speaker at CNM’s Spring Graduation Ceremony that will take place at noon on Saturday, May 6, at Tingley Coliseum.

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Former Director of CNM’s Respiratory Therapy Program Awards CNM Half a Million Dollars

Former Director of CNM’s Respiratory Therapy Program Awards CNM Half a Million Dollars

April 19, 2017 -- Diane Klepper, M.D., former medical director of CNM’s Respiratory Therapy (RT) program, has awarded the college $500,000 to ensure that respiratory therapy is available throughout New Mexico, particularly in the rural areas.

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Brush Up on Your Tech Skills with ITS Training Opportunities

Brush Up on Your Tech Skills with ITS Training Opportunities

April 26, 2017 -- The Office of Information Technology Services is now offering employees and students opportunities to learn more about the technology they use at CNM through various training opportunities, including daily training sessions, in the new Technical Services and Training Center in the Student Resource Center (SRC, Room 109) on Main Campus.

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CNM Team Comes Home from England with Robotics Competition Awards

CNM Team Comes Home from England with Robotics Competition Awards

April 12, 2017 -- A CNM student team participating in an international robotic competition recently in Cambridge, England, came home with a first place in one event and a second place in their division.

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CNM Vice President Participates in Panel Focused on Keeping More IT Contracts in New Mexico

CNM Vice President Participates in Panel Focused on Keeping More IT Contracts in New Mexico

April 12, 2017 -- Katherine Ulibarri, CNM vice president for Finance and Operations, participated in a panel Wednesday on “Information Technology and the Economic Impact of Out-of-State-Spending.” It was presented by the New Mexico Technology Council.

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Dual Credit Student Accepted into Intensive Summer Arabic Program

Dual Credit Student Accepted into Intensive Summer Arabic Program

April 12, 2017 -- Dual Credit CNM student and Sandia High School graduating senior Kathleen Hess is one of 30 middle and high school students in the state selected to attend StarTalk, a free intensive Arabic-language program at the University of New Mexico June 26-July 14.

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Award-winning Author Jimmy Santiago-Baca to Speak at CNM’s Annual Authors Event Wednesday

Award-winning Author Jimmy Santiago-Baca to Speak at CNM’s Annual Authors Event Wednesday

April 12, 2017 -- Award-winning author Jimmy Santiago-Baca will be the keynote speaker at CNM’s annual Authors Event Wednesday, April 19, from 6-8 p.m. in the Jeannette Stromberg Library in the Student Resource Center on Main Campus. The date of the event has been changed.

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CNM to Offer Free Summer Camp for Middle and High School Students

April 11, 2017 -- Workshops ranging from healthy snack making to isolating DNA from your own cells and from building a robot from a Raspberry Pi computer to writing and producing a movie script will be part of CNM’s Summer Camp for middle and high school students on June 16. Full- and half-day workshops will be available.

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Female Students Pursuing Degrees in Nontraditional Fields Honored

Female Students Pursuing Degrees in Nontraditional Fields Honored

April 11, 2017 -- Many female students at CNM choose fields of study considered non-traditional -- careers that have been traditionally dominated by men. Six such women were honored at the Women in Non-Traditional Careers (WIN) Awards Celebration April 6.

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Truck Driving Program Adds Classes for Drivers Returning to the Profession and Aspiring Owner-Operators

April 11, 2017 -- CNM is adding two new truck driving classes offered through the School of Applied Technologies – one will help former truck drivers get the training they need to start driving for a living again and the other will help those with a Commercial Drivers License learn what it takes to be a successful owner-operator in the trucking industry.

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Montoya Campus Library Sponsors Zentangle®-inspired Drawing Workshop Tuesday, April 11

Montoya Campus Library Sponsors Zentangle®-inspired Drawing Workshop Tuesday, April 11

April 5, 2017 -- Would you like to try your hand at the Zentangle® inspired method of drawing? Artist Heather Hay will show and explain how structured patterns can be relaxing, creative and fun.

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Welcome New Employees

April 6, 2017 -- The following people are new CNM Employees.

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