June 13, 2013 -- The newly renovated Jeannette Stromberg Hall on CNM’s Main Campus has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the second building on a CNM campus and the first renovation project to receive the coveted LEED Gold honor.
June 13, 2013 -- More than 220 students from throughout the area who have passed the General Educational Development (GED) exam over the past year will don caps and gowns on Saturday, June 15, and participate in the 26th annual CNM-sponsored GED graduation ceremony. The event -- one of the largest GED graduations in the country -- will be held at 10 a.m. at the Kiva Auditorium in the Albuquerque Convention Center.
June 6, 2013 -- Members of the CNM Deans Council became cooks for a day recently when they prepared dinner for some 60 people at the Albuquerque Ronald McDonald House.
No classes will be held and all CNM offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in honor of Memorial Day.
CNM is at the forefront of implementing a directive from the New Mexico Legislature to align all nursing curriculum at public colleges and universities across the state. CNM, which will start phasing in the curriculum in spring 2014, has been one of the leaders in the statewide movement, along with the University of New Mexico.
May 30, 2013 -- In this persistent era of difficult economic conditions, CNM is helping thousands of people from coast to coast ease their budget woes.
May 24, 2013 -- Photovoltaics and solar heating course curriculum, developed and taught by industry experts who are also instructors at Central New Mexico Community College, is going public and being made available to “green” training providers across the country.
May 23, 2013 -- CNM’s summer term is under way, but there's still time to register for short-term courses that begin later in the term.
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.