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.
Jan. 28, 2013 -- The latest advancement in CNM’s built environment will debut at the Westside Campus on Jan. 31, when the grand opening ceremony for Westside I will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at 3 p.m., followed by an open house and self-guided tours.
Stick to those healthy New Year’s resolutions by learning how to cook healthier and exercise smarter. Three separate, and free, one-day classes will help put you on track for a healthier and leaner life.
The thrill of becoming a college graduate as thousands of supporters cheer from the seats of Tingley Coliseum is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that continues to gain popularity. At noon on Saturday (Dec. 8) in Tingley, more than 620 graduates will walk in the Fall 2012 CNM Graduation Ceremony, which will set the college record for participation in a graduation ceremony.
CNM employees Anthony Rael, Pam Etre-Perez, Tom Pierce and Christine Duncan were recently honored by the college for outstanding efforts, which included establishing an English as a Second Language class for CNM Operations employees and for organizing the disbursement of $23 million in financial aid to students.
Donna Diller, currently the associate dean for the School of Business & Information Technology (BIT), will become the new dean for the School of Business & Information Technology (BIT) on Jan. 2. She recently took some time to talk about her vision for BIT and some of the bigger challenges BIT faces in the years ahead.
A new STEM-UP Transfer Center was inaugurated with a Grand Opening on Nov. 14. The Center is located on Main Campus in L Building, Room100, and offers one-stop shopping for students pursuing degrees in four core fields identified as vital by the U.S. Department of Education, other agencies and prospective employers.
CNM's Executive Council of Students is conducting a toy and winter coat donation drive that will benefit children in the area. "We really care about our community and we wanted to help out any way we can," said student Stephen Martos, president of the Executive Council of Students. "We thought a toy and coat drive would be the perfect way to help our community this holiday season."
All CNM campuses and buildings will be closed from Dec. 19 through Jan. 1 for CNM’s Holiday Break. The college will resume its normal operations on Jan. 2. CNM wishes you and yours a very happy and safe holiday season!
Jan. 16, 2013 -- At its annual Awards of Excellence event, the New Mexico chapter of the commercial real estate development association NAIOP presented CNM with its distinguished “Vision Award” for outstanding contributions to the region’s economy.
Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry will deliver the keynote address to graduates during the Fall 2012 CNM Graduation Ceremony, which takes place at noon on Saturday (Dec. 8) at Tingley Coliseum.
If you’re considering charitable donations during this holiday season, you can support students in need by donating to a variety of scholarship funds through the CNM Foundation. Gifts are tax-deductible and can be applied to the scholarship fund of your choice.