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.
March 26, 2013 -- Dr. Joseph Sadek, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of New Mexico who also leads the Veterans Affairs Center Psychiatric Poly-Trauma Team, will speak about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injuries on Thursday, March 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Main Campus in the Smith Brasher Hall auditorium, Room 100.
March 22, 2013 -- Some courses in Blackboard, CNM’s distance learning system, are currently unavailable due to technical issues.
March 21, 2013 -- The CNM Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges will celebrate the outstanding female students pursuing degrees in careers typically dominated by males at the annual Awards for Women in Non-Traditional Careers, which will be held Tuesday, March 26, from 3 to 5 p.m. on Main Campus in the Student Resource Center.
March 20, 2013 -- For the summer term, CNM will be offering about 20 percent of its course sections in an 8-week format, allowing students to reduce the length of a course by about a month and extend their summer break. A normal summer term course at CNM runs 12 weeks.
March 18, 2013 – A record 635 CNM employees put their caring ways on display during CNM’s Leading the Way Employee Giving Campaign. They will donate $119,628 during 2013 to a wide variety of charitable causes, including scholarships for students in need.
March 13, 2013 -- If you’re a student planning to participate in the Spring 2013 Graduation Ceremony on May 4 at Tingley Coliseum, don’t forget that you must submit a graduation application for your degree or certificate by March 29 at 5 p.m.
March 12, 2013 -- Dawn Kenney, CNM’s director of Institutional Research, has been elected to the Association for Institutional Research Board. The AIR is the world’s largest professional organization for institutional researchers and it provides educational resources, best practices and professional development opportunities for more than 4,000 members.
March 8, 2013 -- The CNM Chronicle student newspaper earned a third-place finish in the Associated Collegiate Press “Best in Show” category for two-year colleges in the United States and Canada.
CNM's Spring Break will take place Monday, March 11, through Sunday, March 17. No classes will be held, but campuses will be open. Some services will be closed or operating on shortened schedules.
March 4, 2013 -- CNM students can apply to participate in a study called the “Suncat Savings Challenge” that will allow many students to invest in a matched savings account. For every dollar a qualifying student puts into the account, public and private institutions will match the dollar with four dollars.
Feb. 27, 2013 -- Six outstanding CNM students who were named to the All-New Mexico Academic Team were recently honored at the New Mexico Legislature.
Feb. 22, 2013 -- Mayor Richard J. Berry spoke to more than 2,000 middle and high school students who participated in CNM’s Career Technical Education Open House on Friday. He also declared Feb. 22, 2013, to be Career Technical Education Day in Albuquerque.