January 8, 2016 -- Get in the healthy spirit, drop weight and take a chance on hitting the jackpot! CNM employees are encouraged to participate in the “Choose to Lose! Weight-Loss Jackpot Challenge” and compete against teams from CNM, UNM and APS for a jackpot of cash.
Dec. 18, 2015 -- All CNM campuses and offices will be closed from Dec. 22 through Jan. 3 for Winter Break.
Jan. 4, 2016 -- CNM has been announced as a grant recipient for President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative, which is the White House’s “signature education initiative in the Western Hemisphere designed to foster region-wide prosperity through greater international exchange of students.”
Dec. 14, 2015 -- CNM’s devoted efforts in recent years to help more students reach graduation has led to remarkable graduation gains, including recent numbers that show CNM set a new all-time record for the number of students graduating in the 2014-15 academic year – 6,232 students.
December 9, 2015 -- Three sisters – all the first in their family to go to college -- will be walking in Saturday’s CNM graduation ceremony.
December 9, 2015 -- CNM faculty member Fabian Lopez returned to Japan in November to be part of RoboRAVE International.
December 3, 2015 -- After 15 months, the first cohort of nine students in CNM’s “Fast Track” Business Administration Associates of Applied Science degree program will walk in the college’s graduation ceremony on Dec. 12.
December 3, 2015 -- More than 650 graduates will participate in the CNM Fall Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 12, at noon at Tingley Coliseum on the grounds of EXPO New Mexico. About 7,000 family members and friends of the graduates are expected to be in attendance to celebrate the life-changing moment.
December 1, 2015 -- Kids in elementary, middle or high school are invited to make a Star Wars droid come to life as they learn computer coding basics during this year’s Hour of Code at the CNM STEMulus Center in Downtown Albuquerque on Dec. 8 from 5-7 p.m.
November 18, 2015 -- Albuquerque artist Karen Yank, who has been commissioned to create a monumental sculpture commemorating CNM’s 50th anniversary, will introduce her work and her process during a talk Friday, Nov. 20, from 9-11 a.m. at CMY, Inc., 309 Old Coors Dr. SW.
November 18, 2015 -- An art installation called “Idea Flow,” created by students in Lea Anderson’s Westside Campus Art Practices I class, was part of the final event that celebrated the culmination of the eight-week “Water in the Desert” educational series at CNM. The artwork, which is about 300-feet long and consists of over 1,000 pieces, runs the entire length of the L Building’s first floor.
Nov. 12, 2015 -- CNM students can earn their Associate Degree in Liberal Arts in 16 months through a 100 percent online, fast-track program. The next cohort for the online program begins on Jan. 19.
November 11, 2015 -- Several CNM theatre students were recognized for their work on a film they created in just two days as part of the Albuquerque 48-Hour Film Science Fiction Project.
November 11, 2015 -- CNM has been named a partner of Academic Alliance of the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT), making female students majoring in Computer Information Systems or Computer Science eligible for a $10,000 cash prize.
November 9, 2015 -- November is Native American Heritage Month and CNM is celebrating with several events.
Nov. 6, 2015 -- New Mexico Justice Charles Daniels will be speaking on Nov. 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Main Campus in Smith Brasher Hall, Room 100 (auditorium).
November 5, 2015 -- The eight-week “Water in the Desert” series, sponsored by the CNM Sustainability Curriculum Committee, will host its final event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the L Building, first floor north hall.
November 2, 2015 -- Central New Mexico Community College’s Theatre Department is proud to present Euripides’ “Trojan Women” directed by Joanne Camp Sobel, opening Nov. 6 and running through Nov. 15 at CNM’s Coal Avenue Theatre (CAT). Friday and Saturday performances will be at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday performances at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5.
The CNM Health Center that’s located in the Student Services Center on Main Campus will no longer perform medical procedures and medical consultations after Oct. 30. CNM will continue to provide mental health counseling in the same location.
October 28, 2015 -- For the sixth year in a row, CNM biology, anatomy and physiology instructor and avid cyclist Jennifer Buntz has installed a “ghost bike” exhibit as part of the Dia de los Muertos Ofrendas at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC).