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Women in Non-Traditional Careers Awards

Award ceremony celebrating women who are working or studying in non-traditional fields sponsored by the CNM Chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges.

2015 Women in Non-Traditional Careers Awards

Thursday, April 2, 2015
SRC 204 (Richard Barr Board Room)
3:00-5:00 p.m.


The Awards

Non-Traditional Careers



The CNM Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges presents the Women in Non-Traditional Career Awards (WIN). The WIN program is designed to celebrate, acknowledge and validate the successes of our students and instructors and administration working and studying in non-traditional program areas.

By honoring students and those who support them, we also hope to inspire other women to seek careers not traditionally held by women.


Non-Traditional Career Student of the Year

The award is to recognize who has achieved a skill level respected by her peers and instructors and shows a passion for her chosen field.  Preference is given to a student in her last year/term of any non-traditional program.

Future Leader

This award is to recognize a student non-traditional program who demonstrates the characteristics of a future leader in her given program/career. The student nominated for this award may be in any year/term of a non-traditional program.

Student of Promise

This award is to recognize a first year student (including dual credit students) enrolled in a non-traditional program that shows promise in her program.

Student Community Leader/Advocate

This award is to recognize a student who has encouraged or supported women at CNM or in the community in pursuing non-traditional pathways

CNM Employee Advocate

This award will be presented to a person who has worked at CNM for at least two years and who has played a positive role as a teacher, mentor and/or advocate for women’s success in a specific non-traditional career or program at CNM.

Outstanding Student(s)

This award is to honor a student who demonstrates qualities of a successful student in a non-traditional program but may not have fit into an award category above.

Non-Traditional Careers

“Non-traditional careers” are those which are and have been traditional dominated by men. The following programs lead to non-traditional careers at CNM.

American Association of Women in Community Colleges CNM Chapter

The CNM chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges is dedicated to

  • Recruiting, promoting and celebrating diverse women.
  • Encouraging and supporting professional and personal development for women in their community college role.
  • Creating opportunities for women at CNM to be part of a community of learners and leaders.
  • Promoting our own development as leaders and the leadership of women in our community.
  • Celebrating women in non-traditional careers

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