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Former CNM Student Takes Unusual Path to Becoming Chair of Faculty Senate

Former CNM Student Takes Unusual Path to Becoming Chair of Faculty Senate

September 21, 2016 -- David Valdés, chair of CNM’s Faculty Senate and former Presidential Fellow, almost never made it to college.

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Kevin Dooley to Spend Year Studying Distance Learning

Kevin Dooley to Spend Year Studying Distance Learning

September 21, 2016 -- As a newly-named Presidential Fellow, Kevin Dooley will spend the 2016-17 academic year studying how distance learning can be enhanced at the college.

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Japanese Visitors, CNM Discuss Exchange Partnership

Japanese Visitors, CNM Discuss Exchange Partnership

September 20, 2016 -- Two visitors from Nagasaki International University (NIU) in Sasebo, Japan, visited CNM Sept. 12-13 to explore an Exchange Partnership with the college’s Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism, and Business programs.

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 CNM Employee’s Cookies Win Best in Show at State Fair

CNM Employee’s Cookies Win Best in Show at State Fair

September 14, 2016 -- If you like cookies, ask Sharon Gordon-Moffett for her recipe. Her gingersnap cookies took Best in Show at this year’s New Mexico State Fair.

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CNM Food Pantry Helps Feed Low Income Students and Their Families

CNM Food Pantry Helps Feed Low Income Students and Their Families

How many CNM students and their families struggle to put food on the table? Based on the numbers of student who participate in the college’s monthly Mobile Food Pantry, more than you think, says Libby Fatta, Student Events and Program Manager in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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CNM Presidential Fellow Delves into Curriculum Development

CNM Presidential Fellow Delves into Curriculum Development

September 14, 2016 -- CNM Presidential Fellow Robin Ramsey is spending the 2016-17 academic year focusing on curriculum development.

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CNM Receives $50,000 Grant from Small Business Administration to Expand IGNITE

CNM Receives $50,000 Grant from Small Business Administration to Expand IGNITE

September 14, 2016 -- CNM has received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to expand the IGNITE Community Accelerator. The program provides focused education, training, mentoring, coaching and leadership to help early-stage businesses develop an action plan, financial structure and customer base to ensure the highest probability of future success.

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Four CNM Employees Honored with 2016 PNM Employee Awards

August 30, 2016 -- Four CNM employees were presented with the 2016 PNM Employee Awards for outstanding contributions to the college during the 10th annual CNM Convocation on Aug. 26.

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Distinguished Faculty Award Winners Announced at Convocation

August 30, 2016 -- The Distinguished Faculty Award Winners, which include full-time and part-time faculty members, were recognized on Aug. 26 during Convocation.

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New CNM Presidential Fellows Announced at Convocation

August 30, 2016 -- Sydney Gunthorpe, vice president for Academic Affairs, honored the 2015-2016 Presidential Fellows and announced the 2016-2017 Presidential Fellows at Friday’s Convocation.

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CNM Students to Attend Four-Day NASA Workshops

CNM Students to Attend Four-Day NASA Workshops

August 30, 2016 -- Four CNM students are among the 328 scholars from around the country who will be attending a four-day NASA-sponsored workshop in September and October. The training is a program of NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS).

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New School Year Means Renewed Sustainability Efforts

New School Year Means Renewed Sustainability Efforts

August 24, 2016 -- With the start of the school year comes renewed sustainability efforts by CNM's Sustainability Curriculum Committee.

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CNM Launches New Physical Therapist Assistant Program

CNM Launches New Physical Therapist Assistant Program

August 17, 2016 -- The School of Health Wellness and Public Safety is launching a new Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program this fall at the Westside Campus. A new class of 16 students will be admitted to the program each fall term.

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Food, Fun Highlight ‘Day of Fun in the Sun’ Family Open House

Food, Fun Highlight ‘Day of Fun in the Sun’ Family Open House

August 17, 2016 -- About 400 people attended CNM’s first Family Open House, “A Day of Fun in the Sun,” on Aug. 4. It was held from 2-6:30 p.m. in the Student Resource Center Breezeway and lawn on the Main Campus.

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CNM Ingenuity Helps Address Need for More Workers Specialized in Autism Care

CNM Ingenuity Helps Address Need for More Workers Specialized in Autism Care

August 17, 2016 -- CNM Ingenuity and Centria Healthcare are teaming up with the goal of training enough people to fill a projected 300 new jobs in New Mexico.

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CNM Receives $63,000 Grant to Train Family Caregivers

CNM Receives $63,000 Grant to Train Family Caregivers

August 9, 2016 -- The City of Albuquerque has awarded CNM a one-year $63,000 grant to train family caregivers of Bernalillo County residents age 60 years or older They will participate in a free training program where they will learn certain medical/nursing and personal care skills in face-to-face and online interactions taught by faculty members from CNM’s School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS).

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More Than 70 Sessions Planned for Faculty Focus Day Aug. 25

August 9, 2016 -- Active Shooter Training, CNM Glass, CPR Training, Copyright Basics and Hiring Process Training are just a few of the more than 70 professional development sessions to be available during Faculty Focus Day on Thursday, Aug. 25.

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Nursing Students Conducting Free Health Assessments in Community

Nursing Students Conducting Free Health Assessments in Community

August 4, 2016 -- A new component has been added to the CNM Nursing program. Second term nursing students are now going into the community to conduct free health assessments as part of their required clinical rotation experience.

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Welcome New Hires

August 3, 2016 -- The following people have recently been hired by CNM.

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CNM Instructor Who Donated Kidney to Student Wins Medals in Transplant Games

CNM Instructor Who Donated Kidney to Student Wins Medals in Transplant Games

August 3, 2016 -- After CNM reading instructor Jennifer Adams donated a kidney to one of her students two years ago, she became determined to get in the best shape of her life. She began exercising, running and kickboxing regularly.

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