Faculty & Staff Newsroom
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.
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 universities and community colleges from throughout the country demonstrated their programming for “Swarmie” robots.
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.
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.
CNM’s Westside I building has received a Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Merit Award in Architecture.
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.”
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNM’s Maker Market to Encourage New Entrepreneurs to Sell Services, Hand-Made Products at Montoya Campus
April 13, 2016 -- Students from the CNM Rotaract student group and the Introduction to Entrepreneurship class are organizing the college’s first Maker Market to encourage students, faculty, staff and the community to sell their services and hand-made products.
Comprehensive New Software System for Degree Audits, Student Planning, Course Scheduling and Enhanced Advising Coming for Fall Term
April 13, 2016 -- CNM is in the process of implementing a comprehensive new software system that will help students stay on track to graduate through a variety of valuable features. The software, called “Degree Works,” is scheduled to go live for the Fall Term with demonstrations and trainings coming this summer.
March 30, 2016 -- More than 530 high school and college Career Technical Education students from across the state will put their skills to the test at CNM on Friday, April 8, during the 2016 New Mexico SkillsUSA Leadership & Skills Conference. Forty-six competitors will be CNM students.
March 30, 2016 -- RecycleMania wraps up this week with a student conference on Thursday and the naming of the Adopt-a-Recycling Bin contest winners.
March 23, 2016 -- Amy Christensen, Associate Dean in the School of Adult and General Education, represented CNM in a Sister Cities delegation to Ashgabat, Turkmenistan March 13-17.
March 23, 2016 -- CNM’s second annual Knowledge Bowl held last Saturday in the Student Resource Center was a success, said Vicki Kelsey, president of the Math League, which hosted the event.