Faculty & Staff Newsroom
Early-stage Businesses Sought to Participate in the IGNITE Community Accelerator at CNM STEMulus Center
July 19, 2016 -- Beginning Aug. 19, the CNM STEMulus Center will offer the IGNITE Community Accelerator to early-stage and startup businesses. The intensive, 12-week program is designed to lift fledging companies to greater heights while generating momentum for the region’s entrepreneurial and economic development efforts.
Fifteen participants graduated from the early childhood business accelerator at CNM’s South Valley Campus on Saturday. Crianza is part of CNM’s STEMulus Center.
July 18, 2016 -- CNM will be one of several participants in the Saturday, July 23 Unidos Project Community Fair to be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Uptown Transit Center, located at 2121 Indiana St., corner of Uptown and America’s Parkway.
July 14, 2016 -- Registration is under way for CNM’s free Summer Camp for middle and high school students. Full day and half day workshops will be held on Main Campus on July 22.
July 13, 2016 -- CNM’s Theatre Department is presenting “Dichotomy,” an evening of one-act plays, opening Thursday, July 21 and running through Sunday, July 24 at the college’s black box Coal Avenue Theatre (The CAT).
July 6, 2016 -- The CNM Foundation is the recipient of a three-year, $180,955 Community Impact Project Grant from the United Way of Central New Mexico (UWCNM). The grant will be used to establish a test-prep boot camp that will take place during summers for high school students planning to take dual credit courses at the college. This is the first year that UWCNM has offered a multi-year grant, and the CNM Foundation’s application was fully funded.
July 6, 2016 -- The 16 participants in the first cohort of Crianza: An Early Childhood Business Accelerator, will be recognized during a graduation ceremony on July 16, from noon to 1 p.m., in the South Valley Campus, Building II, Room 103. Crianza is part of CNM’s STEMulus Center.
June 29, 2016 -- A CNM welding student continued the college’s tradition of excellence at the National SkillsUSA Championships, winning a gold medal at the nation’s largest gathering of Career Technical Education students. The event was held last week in Louisville, Ky., where 6,000 CTE students from around the country put their skills to the test.
June 29, 2016 -- A new mock cleanroom for CNM’s Pharmacy Technician program at the Westside Campus gives students a better opportunity to learn how to make sterile products for patients and become more desirable to employers.
June 22, 2016 -- You’re invited to attend a celebration of life for Robert “Bobby” Matteucci on Monday, July 11, at 5 p.m. at the Robert P. Matteucci Hall courtyard on Main Campus.
June 22, 2016 -- Tom Swisstack, former Mayor of Rio Rancho, was selected to fill the vacant District 3 CNM Governing Board seat during the CNM Governing Board’s June meeting. Swisstack will officially begin serving on the CNM Governing Board July 12.
June 22, 2016 -- For the past year, seven CNM student veterans who participate in CNM’s Sky Warriors program have been ballooning on Saturday mornings, learning new ways to cope with the transition from military to civilian life.
June 15, 2016 -- CNM welding student April Vezie will be competing next week in the National SkillsUSA Championships Extemporaneous Speech category, in which she’ll be given a topic five minutes before she’ll have to perform a speech on it.
June 15, 2016 -- Molly Blumhoefer, a Geography faculty member, has been named CNM’s new Campus as a Living Lab and Sustainability Project Manager.
June 15, 2016 -- Members of CNM’s Deans Council donated their time last week to prepare dinner for 60 people at the Albuquerque Ronald McDonald House.
July 6, 2016 -- Applications are now being accepted through Aug. 5 for the next IGNITE Community Accelerator, an entrepreneurial accelerator that helps young businesses grow up fast. It’s operated by CNM’s STEMulus Center in downtown Albuquerque.
The following people were recently hired by CNM.
June 7, 2016 -- A new online microbiology lab manual developed by three CNM instructors is making it easier for students to learn the subject and work more efficiently in the lab.
June 7, 2016 -- The CNM community and general public are invited to participate in the third annual Honor Your Heritage 5K Fun Run and 1-Mile Walk on Sunday, June 12 at the CNM Montoya Campus. The event is hosted by CNM’s Native American Task Team.
June 7, 2016 -- The CNM STEMulus Center, with support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, will host the first business idea contest focused on Native American entrepreneurs. A kickoff event was held Wednesday, June 8, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.