Jan. 29, 2016 -- Beginning Feb. 5, the owners of 13 fledgling businesses in New Mexico will be immersed in the IGNITE Community Accelerator at the CNM STEMulus Center, an intensive, 12-week program designed to lift their businesses to greater heights while generating momentum for the region’s entrepreneurial and economic development efforts.
Jan. 28, 2016 -- Central New Mexico Community College has been named as one of 150 community colleges that has made the first cut for the Aspen Institute’s esteemed Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. CNM is the only community college in New Mexico named to the list.
Jan. 27, 2016 -- The CNM Mobile App is now available in the iTunes App Store and Google Play Store. Download your free version today and get quick-and-easy mobile access to CNM’s services and resources.
Jan. 27, 2016 -- The College & Career High School (CCHS) has received an “A” rating from the New Mexico Public Education Department’s annual school rating system for the 2014-15 academic year. CCHS, which is in its third year of existence, also received an “A” rating after its first year in 2013-14.
Jan. 19, 2016 -- CNM’s Spring Term classes are under way. But it’s not too late to enroll in classes. CNM offers a wide variety of short-term classes that begin later in the term. Go to www.cnm.edu/schedules and look for “Part of Term” to find short-term classes.
Jan. 15, 2016 -- In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all CNM campuses and offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18.
Jan. 8, 2015 -- CNM’s STEM-UP program will host prep sessions for your Spring Term math and science courses that will cover what you might have forgotten over the Winter Break and review important concepts that will be necessary for your success in upcoming courses.
January 8, 2016 -- Get in the healthy spirit, drop weight and take a chance on hitting the jackpot! CNM employees are encouraged to participate in the “Choose to Lose! Weight-Loss Jackpot Challenge” and compete against teams from CNM, UNM and APS for a jackpot of cash.
Dec. 18, 2015 -- All CNM campuses and offices will be closed from Dec. 22 through Jan. 3 for Winter Break.
Jan. 4, 2016 -- CNM has been announced as a grant recipient for President Obama’s 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative, which is the White House’s “signature education initiative in the Western Hemisphere designed to foster region-wide prosperity through greater international exchange of students.”
Dec. 14, 2015 -- CNM’s devoted efforts in recent years to help more students reach graduation has led to remarkable graduation gains, including recent numbers that show CNM set a new all-time record for the number of students graduating in the 2014-15 academic year – 6,232 students.
December 9, 2015 -- Three sisters – all the first in their family to go to college -- will be walking in Saturday’s CNM graduation ceremony.
December 9, 2015 -- CNM faculty member Fabian Lopez returned to Japan in November to be part of RoboRAVE International.
December 3, 2015 -- After 15 months, the first cohort of nine students in CNM’s “Fast Track” Business Administration Associates of Applied Science degree program will walk in the college’s graduation ceremony on Dec. 12.
December 3, 2015 -- More than 650 graduates will participate in the CNM Fall Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 12, at noon at Tingley Coliseum on the grounds of EXPO New Mexico. About 7,000 family members and friends of the graduates are expected to be in attendance to celebrate the life-changing moment.
December 1, 2015 -- Kids in elementary, middle or high school are invited to make a Star Wars droid come to life as they learn computer coding basics during this year’s Hour of Code at the CNM STEMulus Center in Downtown Albuquerque on Dec. 8 from 5-7 p.m.
November 18, 2015 -- Albuquerque artist Karen Yank, who has been commissioned to create a monumental sculpture commemorating CNM’s 50th anniversary, will introduce her work and her process during a talk Friday, Nov. 20, from 9-11 a.m. at CMY, Inc., 309 Old Coors Dr. SW.
November 18, 2015 -- An art installation called “Idea Flow,” created by students in Lea Anderson’s Westside Campus Art Practices I class, was part of the final event that celebrated the culmination of the eight-week “Water in the Desert” educational series at CNM. The artwork, which is about 300-feet long and consists of over 1,000 pieces, runs the entire length of the L Building’s first floor.
Nov. 12, 2015 -- CNM students can earn their Associate Degree in Liberal Arts in 16 months through a 100 percent online, fast-track program. The next cohort for the online program begins on Jan. 19.
November 11, 2015 -- Several CNM theatre students were recognized for their work on a film they created in just two days as part of the Albuquerque 48-Hour Film Science Fiction Project.