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STEM-UP Hosting Event for Students Interested in STEM Fields

Feb. 12, 2013 -- CNM’s STEM-UP Center will be hosting an orientation event for all students currently pursuing or interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) degree at CNM. The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Main Campus in the Smith Brasher Hall auditorium, Room 100.

This event will provide information about everything that goes into pursuing a STEM degree. There will be a panel of STEM graduates currently working in their specific fields to discuss the various careers and opportunities within the STEM fields. Some of these panelists will include an electrical engineer working at Los Alamos National Labs who worked on the Mars Curiosity Rover, and a biologist who works at the Albuquerque Zoo.

Also participating in the event will be CNM Dean of Math, Science & Engineering Rich Calabro, who will talk about the importance of STEM degrees to New Mexico. Information about the various resources available to STEM majors through CNM and the STEM UP program will also be provided.

All students are welcome and can stop by at any time during the event. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Lisa Paton at either or 224-3253.

CNM recently opened the STEM-UP Center on Main Campus, where students interested in STEM fields can access individualized tutoring, STEM advising, mentoring by fellow STEM students, assistance with transfer to UNM, and information on STEM degrees offered at CNM and UNM.

CNM offers STEM associate degrees in engineering, physics, chemistry, nutrition and biology. These degrees can be transferred into various STEM bachelor’s degree programs at UNM.

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