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.
Feb. 20, 2013 -- In conjunction with National Career Technical Education Month in February, CNM will be putting 30 of its CTE programs on display for potential students during the college’s first CTE Open House on Friday (Feb. 22) from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Main Campus. More than 2,000 middle and high school students have signed up to get hands-on with CNM’s CTE programs.
Valentine's Day is all about sweetness, but the romance it celebrates is a little more complex. So when KOB Television approached CNM's Kerry Logan to create a taste treat for Good Day New Mexico she knew just what to do.
Feb. 20, 2013 -- As part of national Financial Aid Awareness Week, CNM’s Financial Aid and Scholarship Services department will be hosting two events on Feb. 21 to help future and current students better understand the financial aid process.
Feb. 18, 2013 -- CNM is one of five community colleges nationwide named as finalists for the American Association of Community Colleges’ Student Success Award.
Feb. 12, 2013 -- CNM’s STEM-UP Center will be hosting an orientation event for all students currently pursuing or interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) degree at CNM. The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Main Campus in the Smith Brasher Hall auditorium, Room 100.
Voters in the CNM District elected two new CNM Governing Board members who will be sworn in at the Governing Board meeting on March 12.
Feb. 11, 2013 -- Tax Help New Mexico is a free tax preparation service for those who had a household income of less than $51,000 in 2012 or anybody who is age 65 or older. Tax Help volunteers are certified by the IRS and are trained to help taxpayers identify tax credits they’re entitled to.
Feb. 8, 2013 -- In conjunction with National Career Technical Education Month in February, CNM is rolling up its sleeves as it prepares to put every CTE program on display for potential students during the college’s first CTE Open House on Feb. 22.
Feb. 5, 2013 -- CNM and the University of New Mexico signed an Engineering Degree Transfer Agreement on Tuesday that will provide students with a clear pathway for earning an associate degree in engineering at CNM that will seamlessly transfer into UNM’s School of Engineering.
Jan. 25, 2013 -- The CNM Governing Board this month approved the college’s new Strategic Direction, which will be used to guide all major initiatives at CNM through the next five years.
Jan. 24, 2013 -- Students in CNM’s Applied Technologies Manufactured Housing Program have put their impressive skills to work by building a two-bedroom cottage with an emphasis on green construction. It’s now up for bid to the public.
No classes will be held and all offices and campuses will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
CNM Connect Executive Director Ann Lyn Hall is encouraging an educational reform movement that plays to students’ strengths, not one that dwells on their weaknesses. “We currently focus on what is broken,” Hall told 300-plus education leaders and supporters at the recent 2013 TEDxABQED event. “I want us to focus on what is working… Drawing on strengths leads to transformational change.”
Jan. 17, 2013 -- The Community College Times, one of the leading national voices on community colleges, spreads the word about CNM Connect.
Feb. 4, 2013 -- Voters living in the CNM District will go to the polls Tuesday, Feb. 5, to elect CNM Governing Board members in five districts. District 1 and District 2 will be the contested seats. Districts 3, 5 and 7 will be uncontested.