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CNM Awarded Silver Rating for Sustainability Efforts

CNM Awarded Silver Rating for Sustainability Efforts

October 26, 2016 -- CNM was recently awarded a silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for its sustainability efforts. AASHE administers the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) to which CNM reports.

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Theatre Department’s ‘Divorce Dorm’ Marries Tears and Laughter in Witty Comedy-Drama

Theatre Department’s ‘Divorce Dorm’ Marries Tears and Laughter in Witty Comedy-Drama

October 26, 2016 -- CNM’s Theatre Department will be presenting the premiere of “Divorce Dorm,” written and directed by faculty member Susan Erickson, beginning Nov.10 at CNM’s Coal Avenue Theatre on Main Campus. CNM students serve as actors and will be working on all phases of the production.

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Local Employers Looking to Hire Students at Event Wednesday

Local Employers Looking to Hire Students at Event Wednesday

October 24, 2016 -- A wide variety of employers will be available to inform CNM students about job opportunities during the monthly Employer Recruitment Event on Main Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 108.

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Mock Emergency Exercise Scheduled for Friday on Main Campus

Mock Emergency Exercise Scheduled for Friday on Main Campus

October 19, 2016 -- About 200 students from six programs in the School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety will be responding to a large-scale mock emergency situation as a learning exercise on Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. It will occur at the east end of the Student Resource Center, the SRC lawn, the JS Building and the S Building. The mock scenario will involve a domestic violence situation that turns into a deadly shooting in the SRC Richard Barr Boardroom.

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Start an Expedited Path to a UNM Master’s in Business Administration at CNM

Start an Expedited Path to a UNM Master’s in Business Administration at CNM

October 17, 2016 -- Thanks to a partnership between CNM and the University of New Mexico, students can now start an expedited path at CNM that will lead to a CNM Associate Degree, a UNM Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts, and ultimately a UNM Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

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Microbiology Students Have New Tool in Labs -- iPads

Microbiology Students Have New Tool in Labs -- iPads

October 12, 2016 -- Students in CNM’s microbiology classes on Main and Westside campuses are learning in a way only a few other colleges around the country offer. For the first time, they are using computer tablets for notetaking in the labs.

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Donated Ambulance Converted to Training Environment for EMS Students, With Help From AT Students

Donated Ambulance Converted to Training Environment for EMS Students, With Help From AT Students

October 12, 2016 -- Students in CNM’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Paramedic Program have a valuable new training environment to hone their skills in before being deployed to the field – the confines of an ambulance. School of Applied Technologies (AT) Automotive and Welding students recently completed a training trailer constructed around an actual ambulance body.

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Graduates of Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp Develop State’s First Website for Internships

Graduates of Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp Develop State’s First Website for Internships

October 12, 2016 -- Three graduates of the CNM STEMulus Center’s Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp, along with a student from the School of Business & Information Technology, have helped develop the state’s first website dedicated to listing internships available to students in New Mexico.

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Deadline to Participate in UNM-CNM Mobile App Contest Oct. 31 - $5,000 for First Place

Deadline to Participate in UNM-CNM Mobile App Contest Oct. 31 - $5,000 for First Place

Oct. 11, 2016 -- Students are invited to participate in the fourth-annual UNM/CNM Mobile App Contest, which provides students the opportunity to develop and apply coding skills to make useful mobile applications. The contest is designed to inspire students to take their creativity to the next level, develop coding skills and to yield apps that can improve the experience of our students and community.

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Students Work with National Museum of Nuclear Science & History to Enhance Website

Students Work with National Museum of Nuclear Science & History to Enhance Website

Oct. 6, 2016 -- CNM students in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) Program in the School of Business & Information Technology (BIT) have been working with the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History to develop a virtual docent application.

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CNM Students Take First Place in Hackathon, Win Six-Week Internships

CNM Students Take First Place in Hackathon, Win Six-Week Internships

Oct. 5, 2016 -- CNM students, along with teammates from the University of New Mexico, took home the top three prizes at a recent hackathon for budding computer programmers hosted by Rural Sourcing, Inc.

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Startup Company Cofounded by CNM’s Deep Dive Coding Graduate Wins $200,000 in National Competition

Startup Company Cofounded by CNM’s Deep Dive Coding Graduate Wins $200,000 in National Competition

September 29, 2016 -- HoneyMoon Brewery, a startup cofounded by CNM STEMulus Center’s Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp graduate James Hill, won $200,000 this week as the grand prize winner in the nationwide 2016 Miller Lite Tap the Future competition.

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CNM’s ‘Water in the Desert Series’ Offers Activities and Lectures

CNM’s ‘Water in the Desert Series’ Offers Activities and Lectures

September 29, 2016 -- CNM will be hosting a “Water in the Desert” educational series for four weeks in October as part of its Campus as a Living Lab and Sustainability initiatives.

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Entrepreneurial Mindset Program Begins Oct. 14

September 29, 2016 -- The first Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) Entrepreneurial Mindset Program (EMP) beings Oct. 14 and will meet each Friday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It is an online and classroom learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide.

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Girl Scouts Visit Applied Technologies to Learn About Electricity

Girl Scouts Visit Applied Technologies to Learn About Electricity

September 29, 2016 -- The usual busy sounds of the Electrical Trades labs were recently replaced with children’s laughter and cheering. Nineteen girls aged 7-13 visited the School of Applied Technologies to learn about electricity and the work of electricians, and they had a good time all the while.

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CNM No. 1 in Nation in Conferring Associate Degrees to Native Americans; No. 2 for Hispanics; No. 6 Overall

CNM No. 1 in Nation in Conferring Associate Degrees to Native Americans; No. 2 for Hispanics; No. 6 Overall

Sept. 21, 2016 -- Every year, Community College Week reviews U.S. Department of Education data to compile its national list of Top 100 Associate Degree producers. In its just released 2016 Top 100 (which reviews the most current figures available from the 2014-15 academic year), CNM ranks No. 1 among all community colleges and associate degree-granting universities in the country for the number of associate degrees earned by Native Americans, and No. 2 among all community colleges (No. 5 when associate degree-granting universities are included) for associate degrees earned by Hispanics.

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New ‘CNM Degree Works’ System Helps Students Stay on Track to Graduate

New ‘CNM Degree Works’ System Helps Students Stay on Track to Graduate

Sept. 16, 2016 -- CNM has launched a comprehensive new software system that will help students stay on track to graduate through a variety of valuable features.

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Learn About Transferring Your Associate Degree to a University

Learn About Transferring Your Associate Degree to a University

Sept. 15, 2016 – Many CNM associate degrees are transferrable to universities around the state.

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CNM Receives $50,000 Grant from Small Business Administration to Expand IGNITE

CNM Receives $50,000 Grant from Small Business Administration to Expand IGNITE

September 14, 2016 -- CNM has received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to expand the IGNITE Community Accelerator. The program provides focused education, training, mentoring, coaching and leadership to help early-stage businesses develop an action plan, financial structure and customer base to ensure the highest probability of future success.

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