May 10, 2013 -- CNM and Albuquerque Public Schools are teaming up to open a high school on CNM’s Main Campus this fall. The new school will provide students with a curriculum that focuses on dual credit opportunities, allowing students to graduate from high school with a CNM certificate, associate degree or enough college credits to enter a university as a junior.
May 7, 2013 -- New Mexico First, a non-partisan public policy organization, announced that CNM President Kathie Winograd will receive its Spirit of Bipartisanship Award for Excellence in Education Policy.
May 6, 2013 -- CNM is offering about 20 percent of its course sections in an 8-week format for the upcoming summer term that begins May 20, allowing students to reduce the length of a course by about a month and extend their summer break. A normal summer term course runs 12 weeks. Open registration for all summer term courses is under way now.
May 3, 2013 -- The CNM Enactus team was recently named Regional Champion and Rookie of the Year at the Enactus United States Regional Competition held in Seattle, Wash., in late April. Enactus is an international nonprofit organization that encourages students to apply business concepts to community outreach projects.
April 29, 2013 -- Native-born New Mexican John M. Garcia, who was appointed by the White House in 2011 to serve as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs for the Department of Veterans Affairs, will deliver the keynote address during CNM’s Spring Graduation Ceremony on Saturday (May 4) at noon at Tingley Coliseum.
April 23, 2013 – When it comes to helping students succeed, no community college in the country does it better than CNM. The American Association of Community Colleges, which represents nearly 1,200 community colleges nationwide, announced on Tuesday that CNM is the winner of its premier award, the Student Success Award.
April 30, 2013 -- CNM’s Distance Learning program, including faculty member Brian Sailer, have earned national awards for innovative online learning practices from Blackboard Inc., which serves millions of online students and educators around the world.
May 2, 2013 -- The transformation from college student to college graduate will be completed in historic fashion this weekend, when CNM awards a record number of associate degrees and certificates. CNM's Graduation Ceremony will be held Saturday at noon at Tingley Coliseum.
April 24, 2013 -- Rear Admiral Karen Flaherty, Deputy Surgeon General of the Navy and Deputy Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for the Navy, will serve as the keynote speaker at CNM's nursing pinning ceremony on April 26.
April 22, 2013 -- Fostering community success is one of CNM’s three strategic goals and its Small Business Development Center is surely one of its outstanding engines of achievement.
April 17, 2013 -- Affordable Colleges Online named CNM as one of the most affordable large community colleges in the country.
April 15, 2013 -- The Main Campus site for Tax Help New Mexico will be open until midnight on Monday, April 15. Other sites are open regular hours on Monday.
April 11, 2013 -- Nineteen Gold Medal winners are heading to Kansas City to represent CNM in the national SkillsUSA finals.
April 10, 2013 -- On Tuesday evening, the CNM Governing Board approved the college’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year that begins July 1. Included in the budget are slight increases to tuition that will go into effect for the 2013 fall term.
April 10, 2013 -- Tax Help New Mexico sites are open through April 15 – the Main Campus site will be open until midnight on April 15. Students and the general public who do their taxes on their own can also take advantage of a free electronic filing service.
April 8, 2013 -- Melissa Gonzales-Espino, Ruth Schifani and Angela Silva recently joined the Central New Mexico Community College Foundation Board, a 501c(3) organization that helps fund scholarships and programs that support the success of students and the college.
April 5, 2013 -- More than 700 students from colleges across the state competed in the 2013 New Mexico SkillsUSA Competition on Friday, April 5. There were 45 competitions that took place at CNM’s Main Campus and other sites around the city.
April 2, 2013 -- Get on the path to a healthier lifestyle by attending free, one-hour classes on Tuesdays in April. The nutrition classes are part of CNM’s “Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series” hosted at the Workforce Training Center.
March 29, 2013 -- CNM’s Executive Council of Students has organized the first “CNMunity Day” on Saturday, April 6, when students will be able to volunteer their time to service projects in the community.
March 27, 2013 -- Students in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program at CNM undergo a rigorous three-term program on the way to their professional accreditation. Still, these students make time to get involved in the community and volunteer for good causes.