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. 12, 2014 -- The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX) will be hosting an event at CNM’s Main Campus on Thursday (Feb. 13) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to inform students about new, affordable health insurance options.
February 11, 2014 -- Ten CNM students were recently among those named to the Phi Theta Kappa New Mexico All-State Academic Team and will each receive a $15,000 scholarship. They were recently honored at the New Mexico Legislature.
Feb. 10, 2014 -- Several members of CNM’s Deans Council spent Sunday afternoon volunteering their time with Ronald McDonald House Charities of New Mexico’s Teen Ambassadors.
Feb. 7, 2014 -- CNM’s longstanding Tax Help New Mexico program provides free tax preparation service for people whose household income was $52,000 or less in 2013 or those who are 65 years or older. Sites are now open through the tax filing deadline across the state.
Feb. 6, 2014 -- CNM’s College & Career High School will host an Open House for community members, as well as current students and their families. Attendees will learn about what’s ahead for the promising dual-credit high school and can meet the teachers and staff.
Feb. 3, 2014 -- The 2014 RecycleMania Tournament has begun, with more than 600 colleges and universities around the country and Canada vying for recycling greatness. CNM is competing in the competitive “Grand Champion” category against 84 other colleges and universities.