Aug. 27, 2015 -- Due to CNM’s annual Convocation for faculty and staff, all CNM campuses will be closed for the first half of the day on Friday, Aug. 28. Main Campus will reopen at noon on Friday. All other campuses will reopen at 1 p.m. on Friday.
August 26, 2015 -- Starting Monday, more than 2,000 students taking biology, chemistry, geology and other science labs will be studying in state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms, thanks to a $15 million renovation to the Laboratory (L) Building that was funded by voter-approved bonds.
August 26, 2015 -- Several CNM anthropology students spent five days over the term break participating in an archaeological survey at the Petroglyph National Monument.
Aug. 21, 2015 -- The Department of Labor has applauded CNM’s work in collaborating with other grant partners and taking the lead in implementing a common core curriculum for information technology occupations.
If you’d like to brush up on some math and science skills before starting Fall Term classes, CNM is offering “Hit the Ground Running” math and science prep sessions on Aug. 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Campus in the Student Resource Center, Room 203. Students can come and go as they please.
August 20, 2015 -- For the first time, students at CNM are using digital interactive learning to study New Mexico history. The Multimedia Interactive Learning Experience (MILE) was written by a CNM faculty member and developed by CNM staff.
Aug. 6, 2015 -- A new and improved version of the CNM Mobile App is now available in the App Store and Google Play.
August 5, 2015 -- The hiring of 12 new part-time faculty in CNM’s Nursing Program is allowing the school to grow the number of students in the Nursing Program for the Fall Term from 216 to 288 – a 33.3 percent increase.
August 5, 2015 -- Nearly 100 teens between the ages of 13 and 17 learned about various aspects of technology during two days of high-tech day camps held at CNM’s Main and Montoya campuses July 24 and July 31.
August 17, 2015 -- The second cohort of entrepreneurs from the IGNITE Community Accelerator at the CNM STEMulus Center celebrated the conclusion of an intensive, 12-week program by pitching their companies and demonstrating their products to the community on Aug. 14.
July 30, 2015 -- Shawn Armijo was a Hospital Corpsman in the Navy under the Operation Iraqi Freedom Operation/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEE) conflict. David Walker was a Naval aircraft electrician second class during the Vietnam War. Different wars, different men, different generations. But both CNM students share some of the same post-war transitioning issues that many veterans experience when they come home.
July 27, 2015 -- Central New Mexico Community College is one of six two-year institutions around the country to be named a finalist for Second Nature’s sixth annual Climate Leadership Awards.
July 23, 2015 -- Live music, liquid nitrogen root beer floats, a dunk tank and rock climbing wall were all part of CNM’s 1st Annual Summer Fest Wednesday in the Student Resource Center grass area on Main Campus.
July 14, 2015 -- Beginning with the Fall Term, CNM students can earn their Associate Degree in Liberal Arts in 16 months through a 100 percent online, fast-track program.
July 8, 2015 -- In just a few short weeks, CNM Fine Arts full-time faculty member Lea Anderson will be sharing her creativity with not only her students, but also with visitors of the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History. She has been selected as the museum’s "2015 Summer Artist-in-Residence" and will create a colorful piece of installation art that will reside in the museum’s Grand Lobby for a year.
July 8, 2015 -- The owners of seven early-stage businesses are being immersed in CNM’s second IGNITE Community Accelerator, an intensive, 12-week entrepreneurial program that helps new businesses accelerate their growth and impact on the region’s economy.
July 17, 2015 -- More than 100 students in grades 6-8 attended a free CNM Career Technical Education Summer Camp on Friday, July 17, when they participated in hands-on activities designed to introduce them to some of the many career technical education programs offered at the college.
July 2, 2015 -- The Street Food Institute Food Truck is resuming service on Thursdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. for the duration of the Summer Term.
July 2, 2015 -- Teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 can learn how to use technology to pursue their passions during CNM’s School of Business & Information Technology Summer Day Camps that will be held on Main and Montoya campuses July 24 and 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
July 2, 2015 -- Six CNM students earned medals at the 2015 National SkillsUSA Championships that were held in Louisville, Ky. last week, when 6,000 competitors from around the country put their skills to the test in the country’s largest showcase for career technical education students.