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List of Student Clubs and Organizations

If you are interested in joining or would like more information about one of the following student clubs or student organizations, please click on the contact information link to obtain the CSO Advisors contact information. 

By joining a student group you can enhance opportunities for academic achievement which could to lead to a greater college experience and you’ll be able to network with your fellow students and other CNM community members. 

If you would like further information, please contact the Student Activities Office at (505) 224-3238.

If you would like to start a student group here at CNM, please click here.

2014-2015 Student Clubs and Organizations

American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES)

Mission/Purpose: To promote educational opportunities for American Indian & Alaskan Native students in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) programs.  AISES shall promote student success in their chosen career and encourage higher learning through internships, scholarships, and networking opportunities.

CSO Advisor:

Dorothea Bluehorse

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 51292

Advisor E-mail:

dbluehorse@cnm.edu

American Veterans and Families of CNM

Mission/Purpose: is to promote academic success in the study of veterans, veterans family members, military and military family members by encourage/facilitate the transition educational or related fields. This will be accomplished through peer-mentorship, supplemental instruction and the holding of study session.

CSO Advisor:

Kyle Cole

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 50316

Advisor E-mail:

Kcole7@cnm.edu

American Welding Society

Mission/Purpose: AWS Student chapter will aim to expand the education of Welding Students by generating discussion, inspiring participation in team work, and promoting awareness of industry trends, current and historical.

CSO Advisor:

Kay Hamby

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 43743

Advisor E-mail:

kay@cnm.edu

Anthropology Club

Mission/Purpose: The Anthropology Club is designed to promote awareness of anthropological issues and to encourage student involvement in anthropological activities at CNM and in the community.  In addition, the club will provide a social and educational support network for students interested in anthropology.

CSO Advisor:

Susan Ruth

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 50277

Advisor E-mail:

sruth2@cnm.edu

Artworks

Mission/Purpose: The Artworks Club will be dedicated to accomplishing stated goals by implementing identified activities in a timely responsible and professional manner. Also, we will conduct our decisions, activities, and ourselves in alignment with the values identified and in adherence and in adherence to the mission we are obligated to carry forth.

CSO Advisor:

J. Lynn Johnson

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-3636 ext. 50458

Advisor E-mail:

jljohnson@cnm.edu

Auto Club

Mission/Purpose: The Auto Club is to provide real-time work opportunities for students in the Auto/diesel programs to service and repair their own vehicles outside of normal class room time. They are also responsible for the restoration of the 1950 for Tudor coupe that belongs to CNM.

CSO Advisor:

Barry Mills

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 50298

Advisor E-mail:

bmills1@cnm.edu

Biology League

Mission/Purpose: The purpose of the CNM Student Biology League at Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) is to cultivate fellowship among organization members and students interested in biology. The goals of the CNM Student Biology League consist of:

  1. Promoting academic achievement in biology.
  2. Upholding interest in biology related topics.
  3. Furthering the development of leadership, cooperation and organization skills.
  4. Providing an environment where members can express ideas and receive feedback on their findings in biology related fields.

CSO Advisor:

Heather Fitzgerald

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000  ext. 50276

Advisor E-mail:

hfitzgerald1@cnm.edu


Conservative Action Group (CAG)

Mission/Purpose: It is the mission of CNM CAG to educate students on the history & founding principles of this country. Second, to influence local, state & federal elections.  In order to achieve these two goals we plan to conduct several activities.

CSO Advisor:

Connie Gulick

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext. 50219

Advisor E-mail:

cgulick@cnm.edu

Culinary Club

Mission/Purpose: To assist culinary students in their growth and development. T unite in a common bond without regard to race, sex, religion, creed or national origin students enrolled in classes with the Culinary Arts Programs. To develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities. To assist students in establishing realistic goals.

CSO Advisor:

Brianna Dennis

Advisor Phone Number:

505) 224-4000 ext. 51884

Advisor E-mail:

bdennis10@cnm.edu

CNM LGBTQ+ Support Group

Mission/Purpose: We are as students of CNM to meet and provide an environment where everyone can feel safe, no matter their sexual orientation, gender identity, or questions thereof. The group shall provide support and education concerning the LGBTQ+ community. We’ll also collaborate with various organization that deal with similar communities throughout Albuquerque New Mexico.

CSO Advisor:

Philip Lister

Advisor Phone Number:

224-4000 ex 50325

Advisor E-mail:

plister@cnm.edu

Electronic Technician Association (ETA)

Mission/Purpose: TO provide an opportunity for the exchange of experiences and options thought discussion, study, and publication. To promote the art and science of electronics technology and to educate the members and the public in the advancement, improvement, and the use of the services of electronics technicians. To provide a means thought which Certified Electronics Technician tests and registrations may be obtained and administered.

CSO Advisor:

Andy Huertaz

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 50189

Advisor E-mail:

andy@cnm.edu

Executive Council of Students (ECOS)

Please click here for more information http://www.cnm.edu/depts/studact/ecos.php

CSO Advisor:

Kristofer Gaussoin

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4647

Advisor E-mail:

kgaussoin@cnm.edu


CNM Government Accounting Student Association

Mission/Purpose: to promote the accounting profession and encourage higher learning. Purpose is to create networking opportunities of students, offer guidance and mentoring.  Also offer scholarships, sponsorships and job shadowing opportunities. To enrich the educational and social experience of the students through organized events

CSO Advisor:

Martin Epstein

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-3434 ext. 50017

Advisor E-mail:

mepstein@cnm.edu

Military and Veterans Charter (MVC)

Mission/Purpose: is to support, educate and advocate for active duty, reserve, National Guard, coast guard, retired military and dependents of military or veterans currently enroll at CNM as students. Create further awareness and understanding of the cultural and educational impact of veterans, members of the US military and dependents on CNM community.

CSO Advisor:

Byron La Belle

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-3434 ext. 51468

Advisor E-mail:

blabelle@cnm.edu

Moms/Moms 2B

Mission/Purpose: will work within the guidelines of internationally acclaimed baby Café UK in providing up to date information, a hands off and non-medical support environment, and to support mothers in their breastfeeding goals. 

CSO Advisor:

Chioma Heim

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 51879

Advisor E-mail:

cheim2@cnm.edu

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

Mission/Purpose: Phi Theta Kappa’s purpose shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students.  To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.

CSO President:

Brandon Seber

Advisor Phone Number:

  

Advisor E-mail:

 bseber@cnm.edu 

Physics League

Mission/Purpose: The mission of the Physics League is to encourage students who are currently or will in future be taking physics classes to succeed and stay involved in their physics education. Physics involves heavy and complicated subject matter at all levels, and mastering physics concepts is critical in being successful in a number of science degrees.  The Physics League will help those interested in physics stay on track to not only succeed in their classes, but also have a clear and solid understanding of the subject matter.  Physics League will also provide study sessions, tutoring support, and fun events to stimulate understanding and interest in the vast applications of physics in daily life.  By holding study sessions and fun events with physics concepts incorporated, we can help students feel less anxiety and resistance in facing their physics classes.  Physics League will also offer networking opportunities for members, officers and advisors.

CSO Advisor:

Pavan Pillalamarri

Advisor Phone Number:

 224-4000 ext: 52677

Advisor E-mail:

ppillalamarri@cnm.edu

Radiological Technology Club

Mission/Purpose: of supporting the extracurricular educational activities of the students and to fund the graduation ceremony.

CSO Advisor:

James McGowan

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 841-1115

Advisor E-mail:

jmcgowan1@cnm.edu

Respiratory Therapy Club

Mission/Purpose: To make a difference in our community while promoting the profession of respiratory therapy

CSO Advisor:

Charles Fatta/Charles Montoya

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ex 50015/50781

Advisor E-mail:

cfatta@cnm.edu/ cmontoya52@cnm.edu

Shooting Club


Mission/Purpose: The mission of the CNM Shooting Club is to provide education and instruction to all CNM students, faculty and staff to give them an opportunity to be educated in firearm safety, legal issues, respect and marksmanship. The club will monitor those members who want to pursue the NRA Competitive Shooting Awards and offer education of a non-firearm nature, dealing with personal security on and off campus to all CNM personnel.

CSO Advisor:

Lisa Orick-Martinez

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-3636 ext. 50062

Advisor E-mail:

lisao@cnm.edu

Skills USA - AT

Mission/Purpose:

  • Learn/participate in SkillsUSA competition and AT Student Club activities.

CSO Advisor:

Phelan Gavaldon

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext: 52070

Advisor E-mail:

pgavaldon@cnm.edu  

Skills USA - BIT

Mission/Purpose:

  • To assist local Skills USA members in their growth and development.
  • To unite in a common bond without regard to race, sex religion, creed or national origin full-time students enrolled in classes with vocational trade and industrial, technical and health occupations education objectives.
  • To develop leadership abilities thought participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities.

CSO Advisor:

Scott Clapp

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext: 50300

Advisor E-mail:

sclapp@cnm.edu

SHRM Society for Human Resource Management

Mission/Purpose: is to offer the students the best available resources, networking, career development and student success opportunities in the human resource field.

CSO Advisor:

Willow Misty Parks

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext: 50089

Advisor E-mail:

wparks4@cnm.edu

Student Chemistry Society

Mission/Purpose: The Purpose of this organization is to promote academic success in the study of chemistry and to encourage/facilitate the transition into chemistry related fields.  This will be accomplished through peer-mentor-ship, supplemental instruction and the holding of study sessions.

CSO Advisor:

Clarissa Sorensen-Unruh

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext. 50078

Advisor E-mail:

 csorensen@cnm.edu

Student Math League

Mission/Purpose: The purpose of the CNM Student math League at Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) is to cultivate fellowship among organization members and students interested in math.

CSO Advisor:

Judy LaLani                     

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext. 50061

Advisor E-mail:

jmlalani@cnm.edu

Student Nurses Association

Mission/Purpose: Contribute to nursing education by assisting in the development of the nursing student to enter the profession of nursing.

CSO Advisor:

Michael Shannon  

Advisor Phone Number:

52323

Advisor E-mail:

mshannon3@cnm.edu

Tourism Organization

Mission/Purpose: To Strengthen an interest in the Tourism Industry by studying the field of tourism, networking with key tourism industry leaders, visiting local, national, and international tourist attractions and joining professional tourism organizations.

CSO Advisor:

David Jackson

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext. 50609

Advisor E-mail:

djackson43@cnm.edu

TRIO Achievement Group (TAG)

Mission/Purpose: To promote leadership development and mentorship to all fellow members. Community service, workshops and cultural educational events we will volunteer for, organize and sponsor.

CSO Advisor:

Willie Smoker

Advisor Phone Number:

(505) 224-4000 ext: 51543

Advisor E-mail:

wsmoker@cnm.edu