March 27, 2014 -- How do you get students to want to go to and stay in college and graduate? Central New Mexico Community College is trying an innovative program this spring that may answer that question.
April 2, 2014 -- Arts Fandango, a fundraiser for a new scholarship honoring former CNM art instructor Ernest Garcia, will be held Saturday, April 5, from 6-8 p.m. at SCA Contemporary Art Gallery.
March 25, 2014 -- During CNM’s Spring Break last week, six students from CNM’s Culinary Arts program ventured to Oaxaca to experience and learn about one of Mexico’s most vibrant and appetizing street food scenes.
March 25, 2014 -- Three educators from the coastal West African nation of Senegal toured CNM last week to learn about how the college prepares students for employment opportunities and transfer to universities.
March 19, 2014 -- Business leaders from the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce visited CNM’s Rio Rancho Campus on Wednesday. The RRRCC members took tours of the facilities and heard about CNM’s plans for growth in Rio Rancho.
March 19, 2014 -- Several people who were having their income taxes prepared and filed on Tuesday at the Tax Help New Mexico office on Main Campus were pleasantly surprised when Governor Susana Martinez stopped in to greet them.
March 13, 2014 -- The Main Campus Laboratory (L) Building will soon be undergoing a $15 million renovation. It will require the building to be closed for four terms, but it will be worth the wait.
March 11, 2014 -- The CNM-Street Food Institute food truck, which is operated by CNM Culinary Arts students, will make a special stop to serve lunch in the Ted Chavez Hall parking lot from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Students and employees get a 25 percent discount.
March 11, 2014 -- The New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) Heart Gallery holds three special private events each year where teens needing foster/adoptive families are introduced to adults licensed to adopt them. On March 15 CNM’s Workforce Training Center is partnering with CYFD to hold an adoption matching event at the school’s new baking and culinary lab in the Robert P. Matteucci Building on the Main Campus.
March 11, 2014 -- Starting in fall 2014, Central New Mexico Community College is changing requirements to enter both the Phlebotomy (PHLB) Certificate and the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Associate of Applied Science degree programs. These changes might affect how students plan their summer 2014 schedules.
March 6, 2014 -- CNM will be launching a new approach to education at a center in Downtown Albuquerque designed to provide accelerated educational opportunities in key areas and wrap-around support for aspiring entrepreneurs.
March 5, 2014 -- As part of CNM’s sustainability efforts, the college is installing four new photovoltaic (solar panel) systems at four locations, which will provide both energy for the college and learning opportunities for students.
March 5, 2014 -- Every three years, CNM students are asked to rank their satisfaction with CNM services The results are in, and CNM students ranked the college’s services above the national community college averages in all 12 categories.
February 26, 2014 -- More than 70 CNM students sorted through trash from two large buildings on Main Campus Wednesday, separating recyclables from actual waste as part of an event featuring a trash-littered shrine to recycling awareness – Mount Trashmore.
March 3, 2014 -- CNM is celebrating International Women’s Day on March 6 with a series of talks by women from the community and from CNM.
Feb. 28, 2014 -- CNM put more than 30 of its career technical education programs on display so high school students from around the region could explore potential education and career paths while getting first-hand interactions with programs and faculty members.
Feb. 21, 2014 -- On Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., CNM will hold a recycling awareness event that will feature a trash-littered shrine to recycling awareness – Mount Trashmore.
Feb. 17, 2014 -- The CNM STEM-UP Program is hosting a STEM Orientation for all students currently pursuing or interested in pursuing a STEM degree, such as biology, chemistry, engineering, nutrition and physics degrees.
In honor of Presidents Day, no classes will be held on Monday, Feb. 17. All campuses will be open on Monday, but the tutoring centers and computer labs will be closed. The libraries will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday.
Feb. 14, 2014 -- CNM is inviting you to provide comments about the college for its periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission. The deadline to submit comments is April 7.