April 4, 2014 – More than 800 students from colleges around the state competed in the 2014 New Mexico SkillsUSA Competition on Friday at CNM. The students put their skills to the test in a wide variety of career technical education fields.
April 7, 2014 -- CNM students with Associate of Applied Science majors or certificates in career technical fields can now transfer to Eastern New Mexico University, which offers several programs that can be completed online. ENMU representatives will be at CNM Wednesday.
April 2, 2014 -- Students in CNM’s Construction Technology program are building a 1,074 square-foot, fully-functional residential home, referred to as a “casita,” that will be auctioned off when completed.
April 2, 2014 -- CNM faculty members are hosting upcoming workshops on a variety of sustainability topics that include recycling, the importance of bees in the environment, green building, alternative energy, community agriculture, composting and neighborhood cooperatives. Here are the schedule of workshops:
April 2, 2014 -- CNM is offering free nutrition and culinary classes this spring, thanks to a USDA Healthy Meals Fit for Life grant. Space is limited, so sign up today.
March 27, 2014 -- Two CNM students have been selected as 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars. Emily Sarvis was named a Gold Scholar, and Ihsan Wadud-Rodriguez was named a Silver Scholar.
March 27, 2014 -- CNM instructor Beth Giebus-Chavez believes teachers can be better teachers and students can be better students if they stay “in the moment” and resist the urges to think about what happened yesterday or what will happen tomorrow.
April 17, 2014 -- Nearly 100 students who are taking digital media classes will display their impressive artwork during the Second Annual Digital Design Expo on Friday (April 18) from 1-4 p.m. on Main Campus.
March 27, 2014 -- Students and faculty from the School of Business & Information Technology toured Northern Italy during Spring Break to lean about business practices in Europe.
March 27, 2014 -- How do you get students to want to go to and stay in college and graduate? Central New Mexico Community College is trying an innovative program this spring that may answer that question.
April 2, 2014 -- Arts Fandango, a fundraiser for a new scholarship honoring former CNM art instructor Ernest Garcia, will be held Saturday, April 5, from 6-8 p.m. at SCA Contemporary Art Gallery.
March 25, 2014 -- During CNM’s Spring Break last week, six students from CNM’s Culinary Arts program ventured to Oaxaca to experience and learn about one of Mexico’s most vibrant and appetizing street food scenes.
March 25, 2014 -- Three educators from the coastal West African nation of Senegal toured CNM last week to learn about how the college prepares students for employment opportunities and transfer to universities.
March 19, 2014 -- Business leaders from the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce visited CNM’s Rio Rancho Campus on Wednesday. The RRRCC members took tours of the facilities and heard about CNM’s plans for growth in Rio Rancho.
March 19, 2014 -- Several people who were having their income taxes prepared and filed on Tuesday at the Tax Help New Mexico office on Main Campus were pleasantly surprised when Governor Susana Martinez stopped in to greet them.
March 13, 2014 -- The Main Campus Laboratory (L) Building will soon be undergoing a $15 million renovation. It will require the building to be closed for four terms, but it will be worth the wait.
March 11, 2014 -- The CNM-Street Food Institute food truck, which is operated by CNM Culinary Arts students, will make a special stop to serve lunch in the Ted Chavez Hall parking lot from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Students and employees get a 25 percent discount.
March 11, 2014 -- The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) Heart Gallery holds three special private events each year where teens needing foster/adoptive families are introduced to adults licensed to adopt them. On March 15 CNM’s Workforce Training Center is partnering with CYFD to hold an adoption matching event at the school’s new baking and culinary lab in the Robert P. Matteucci Building on the Main Campus.
March 11, 2014 -- Starting in fall 2014, Central New Mexico Community College is changing requirements to enter both the Phlebotomy (PHLB) Certificate and the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Associate of Applied Science degree programs. These changes might affect how students plan their summer 2014 schedules.
March 6, 2014 -- CNM will be launching a new approach to education at a center in Downtown Albuquerque designed to provide accelerated educational opportunities in key areas and wrap-around support for aspiring entrepreneurs.