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You’re Invited to ‘Sustainability Beyond the Classroom Workshops’

April 2, 2014 -- CNM faculty members are hosting upcoming workshops on a variety of sustainability topics that include recycling, the importance of bees in the environment, green building, alternative energy, community agriculture, composting and neighborhood cooperatives. Here are the schedule of workshops:

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CNM Offering Free Nutrition and Culinary Classes

CNM Offering Free Nutrition and Culinary Classes

April 2, 2014 -- CNM is offering free nutrition and culinary classes this spring, thanks to a USDA Healthy Meals Fit for Life grant. Space is limited, so sign up today.

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Two Students Selected as Coca-Cola Scholars

March 27, 2014 -- Two CNM students have been selected as 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars. Emily Sarvis was named a Gold Scholar, and Ihsan Wadud-Rodriguez was named a Silver Scholar.

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Instructor’s Mindfulness Project Helps Students, Faculty Stay ‘In the Moment’

Instructor’s Mindfulness Project Helps Students, Faculty Stay ‘In the Moment’

March 27, 2014 -- CNM instructor Beth Giebus-Chavez believes teachers can be better teachers and students can be better students if they stay “in the moment” and resist the urges to think about what happened yesterday or what will happen tomorrow.

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Digital Design Studio Class to Display Impressive Work on Friday

Digital Design Studio Class to Display Impressive Work on Friday

April 17, 2014 -- Nearly 100 students who are taking digital media classes will display their impressive artwork during the Second Annual Digital Design Expo on Friday (April 18) from 1-4 p.m. on Main Campus.

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CNM Students, Faculty Tour Italy to Learn About Business Practices

CNM Students, Faculty Tour Italy to Learn About Business Practices

March 27, 2014 -- Students and faculty from the School of Business & Information Technology toured Northern Italy during Spring Break to lean about business practices in Europe.

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CNM Innovative Coaching Program May Encourage Students to Go To and Stay In College

CNM Innovative Coaching Program May Encourage Students to Go To and Stay In College

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.

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'Arts Fandango' to Honor Former Art Instructor and Support Scholarship

'Arts Fandango' to Honor Former Art Instructor and Support Scholarship

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.

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Students Get Immersed in Oaxaca’s Renowned Street Food Culture

Students Get Immersed in Oaxaca’s Renowned Street Food Culture

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.

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Representatives of Senegal Tour CNM

Representatives of Senegal Tour CNM

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.

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Rio Rancho Campus Hosts Business Leaders

Rio Rancho Campus Hosts Business Leaders

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.

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Governor Martinez Visits Tax Help New Mexico

Governor Martinez Visits Tax Help New Mexico

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.

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Laboratory Building Renovation to Provide 'Wow' Factor

Laboratory Building Renovation to Provide 'Wow' Factor

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.

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CNM-SFI Food Truck Visits Ted Chavez Hall Wednesday

CNM-SFI Food Truck Visits Ted Chavez Hall Wednesday

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.

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Finding homes for the neediest young people

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.

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CNM Changes Prerequisites for Phlebotomy and Medical Laboratory Technician Programs

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.

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CNM to Open Innovative Education Center Downtown

CNM to Open Innovative Education Center Downtown

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.

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Solar Panel Units to Become ‘Living Labs’ for Students

Solar Panel Units to Become ‘Living Labs’ for Students

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.

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Students Rank CNM Services Higher Than National Averages

Students Rank CNM Services Higher Than National Averages

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.

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Students Conquer Mt. Trashmore, Help Divert Recyclables from Landfills

Students Conquer Mt. Trashmore, Help Divert Recyclables from Landfills

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.

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