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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sept. 15, 2016 – Many CNM associate degrees are transferrable to universities around the state.
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.
Sept. 12, 2016 -- The fourth-annual UNM/CNM Mobile App Contest is underway. The contest provides students the opportunity to develop and apply coding skills to make useful applications for mobile devices.
Sept. 2, 2016 -- All campuses will be closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Sept. 5, in honor of Labor Day.
August 30, 2016 -- Four CNM employees were presented with the 2016 PNM Employee Awards for outstanding contributions to the college during the 10th annual CNM Convocation on Aug. 26.
August 30, 2016 -- The Distinguished Faculty Award Winners, which include full-time and part-time faculty members, were recognized on Aug. 26 during Convocation.
August 30, 2016 -- Sydney Gunthorpe, vice president for Academic Affairs, honored the 2015-2016 Presidential Fellows and announced the 2016-2017 Presidential Fellows at Friday’s Convocation.
August 30, 2016 -- Four CNM students are among the 328 scholars from around the country who will be attending a four-day NASA-sponsored workshop in September and October. The training is a program of NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS).
Aug. 30, 2016 -- The CNM Mobile App is available in the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store.
Aug. 30, 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, Sept. 7, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Services Center, Room 108.
Aug. 26, 2016 -- CNM’s Fall Term began Monday, Aug. 29. But if you haven’t signed up for classes, it’s not too late.
Aug. 25, 2016 -- Due to the annual CNM Convocation for faculty and staff, all CNM campuses and offices will be closed on Friday, Aug. 26, until 1 p.m.
Aug. 25, 2016 -- The College & Career High School, a partnership between Albuquerque Public Schools and Central New Mexico Community College, was the only high school in the state to earn “A” grades in all eight categories of the New Mexico Public Education Department’s annual school grading report that was released last week.
August 17, 2016 -- The School of Health Wellness and Public Safety is launching a new Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program this fall at the Westside Campus. A new class of 16 students will be admitted to the program each fall term.