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Adult Basic Education Students Admitted to Honor Society

Adult Basic Education Students Admitted to Honor Society

May 5, 2016 -- Sixteen CNM Adult Basic Education students were admitted into the National Adult Education Honor Society on April 26.

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First Cohort Graduates from Spanish-Speaking Home Health Aide Program

First Cohort Graduates from Spanish-Speaking Home Health Aide Program

May 5, 2016 -- Twenty-four CNM Spanish-speaking students participated in a graduation ceremony last night where they were awarded Home Health Aide Certificates of Achievement.

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Two CNM Student Vets Participate in Bataan Memorial Death March Marathon

Two CNM Student Vets Participate in Bataan Memorial Death March Marathon

May 4, 2016 -- Two CNM students, both Army veterans, ran and walked 26.2 miles carrying 20-pound backpacks March 20 as part of the New Mexico Bataan Memorial Death March marathon.

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CNM, EC-Council University Sign Articulation Agreement

May 4, 2016 -- CNM and EC-Council University have signed an articulation agreement that will make it easier for students from CNM to transfer credits to the university’s Bachelor of Science in Information Security program.

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Welcome New Hires

May 4, 2016 -- The following people were hired by CNM over the past two months.

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Female Students Pursuing Degrees in Nontraditional Fields Honored

Female Students Pursuing Degrees in Nontraditional Fields Honored

May 4, 2016 -- 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 last week.

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CNM Students, Alumni Perform at 24 Hour Theatre Festival

April 27, 2016 -- Two teams consisting of CNM students and alumni participated in a recent theatre festival – they were given 24 hours to write, rehearse and perform a new short play.

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CNM Team Places Second in NASA ‘Swarmathon’ Contest

CNM Team Places Second in NASA ‘Swarmathon’ Contest

April 27, 2016 -- A CNM student team won second place in a “Swarmathon” robot exploration contest held last week at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Students from minority-serving community colleges and universities from throughout the country showcased their programming for “Swarmie” robots.

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CNM Team Wins $5,000 First Place Prize in UNM-CNM Mobile App Contest

CNM Team Wins $5,000 First Place Prize in UNM-CNM Mobile App Contest

April 27, 2016 -- A CNM Deep Dive Coding team won first place and a $5,000 prize during the third-annual UNM-CNM Mobile App Contest, which provides CNM and UNM students a real-life opportunity to develop and apply coding skills.

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New Wellness Path and Tech Loop Bring Healthy Option and More Robust Technology to Main Campus

New Wellness Path and Tech Loop Bring Healthy Option and More Robust Technology to Main Campus

April 27, 2016 -- A healthier CNM community and a more robust technology infrastructure are the expected results of the recent completion of the Tech Loop and Wellness Path that skirts the perimeter of Main Campus. A lap around the Wellness Path is 1.2 miles.

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CNM's Westside I Receives Architectural Award

CNM's Westside I Receives Architectural Award

CNM’s Westside I building has received a Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Merit Award in Architecture.

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Culinary Students Harvest Lettuce from Garden on Southwest corner of Max Salazar Hall

Culinary Students Harvest Lettuce from Garden on Southwest corner of Max Salazar Hall

April 20, 2016 -- As part of CNM’s ongoing institutional sustainability efforts, approximately 20 culinary students and faculty harvested lettuce from a seven-foot by four-foot garden on the southwest corner of Max Salazar Hall on April 13. The lettuce was served at the Culinary School’s Bistro the following night. They called it “CNM Salad.”

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IGNITE Accelerator Grads to Showcase Products to Community Friday

IGNITE Accelerator Grads to Showcase Products to Community Friday

April 20, 2016 -- The third cohort of entrepreneurs from the IGNITE Community Accelerator at the CNM STEMulus Center will celebrate the conclusion of an intensive 12-week program by pitching their companies and demonstrating their products on IGNITE Day.

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CNM, National Hispanic Cultural Center to Commission Logo for New National Hispanic Arts Institute & Workshop

April 20, 2016 -- CNM and the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) are commissioning a community-created artistic logo to be used to represent the new National Hispanic Arts Institute & Workshop (NHAIW).

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CNM Student Team Wins $20,000 in UNM Business Plan Competition

CNM Student Team Wins $20,000 in UNM Business Plan Competition

April 16, 2016 -- A CNM student team that’s enrolled in the CNM IGNITE Community Accelerator won a second-place, $20,000 technology prize in the annual University of New Mexico’s Business Plan Competition, which was opened up to CNM teams this year.

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CNM Celebrates Student Success at Graduation Ceremony Saturday

CNM Celebrates Student Success at Graduation Ceremony Saturday

April 16, 2016 -- Celina Bussey, New Mexico Secretary of Workforce Solutions, will be the keynote speaker at CNM’s spring Graduation Ceremony that will take place at noon on Saturday, April 30, at Tingley Coliseum.

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CNM Creators of Original Works Recognized Thursday

CNM Creators of Original Works Recognized Thursday

April 13, 2016 -- You’re invited to attend the sixth annual CNM Authors Event, where seven CNM faculty and staff members will be recognized for their original works on April 21 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Jeannette Stromberg Library on Main Campus in the Student Resource Center.

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14 CNM Students Win Gold, Advance to National SkillsUSA Championships

14 CNM Students Win Gold, Advance to National SkillsUSA Championships

April 16, 2016 -- Fourteen CNM students will be competing in the National SkillsUSA Championships after winning gold medals in their competitions during the New Mexico SkillsUSA Competition that was held last week at CNM. The nationals will be held in Louisville, Ky., June 20-24.

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You’re Invited to Celebrate Earth Day at Informal Picnic April 20

April 13, 2016 -- CNM will celebrate Earth Day with an informal picnic on Wednesday, April 20, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the lawn north of the Student Resource Center. The picnic is being organized by the students in the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) CNM Chapter, with support from the CNM Sustainability Curriculum Committee.

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English Faculty Member Rebecca Aronson Wins Poetry Prize

English Faculty Member Rebecca Aronson Wins Poetry Prize

April 13, 2016 -- CNM English faculty member Rebecca Aronson has won the 2016 Orison Poetry Prize for her book of poetry, “Ghost Child of the Atalanta Bloom.” She will receive an award of $1,500, and her manuscript will be published by Orison Books in early 2017.

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