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Keep America Beautiful Presents CNM with Youth Recognition Award

Keep America Beautiful Presents CNM with Youth Recognition Award

Feb. 3, 2016 -- CNM’s Mount Trashmore event during last year’s national RecycleMania Tournament earned the college a Keep America Beautiful Youth Recognition Award during the recent Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Orlando, Fla.

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Learn about Student Research Opportunities with Organizations in Community

Learn about Student Research Opportunities with Organizations in Community

February 3, 2016 -- Students are invited to learn about research opportunities at various organizations in the community on Thursday and Friday during two information sessions.

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13 Early-stage Businesses Selected for IGNITE Accelerator at CNM STEMulus Center

13 Early-stage Businesses Selected for IGNITE Accelerator at CNM STEMulus Center

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.

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CNM Makes First Cut for Esteemed Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

CNM Makes First Cut for Esteemed Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence

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.

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Put CNM at Your Fingertips – Download CNM Mobile App

Put CNM at Your Fingertips – Download CNM Mobile App

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.

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College & Career  High School Earns "A" Grade in Statewide School Rankings

College & Career High School Earns "A" Grade in Statewide School Rankings

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.

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Welcome to the Spring Term

Welcome to the Spring Term

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.

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CNM Closed Monday; Spring Term Starts Tuesday

CNM Closed Monday; Spring Term Starts Tuesday

Jan. 15, 2016 -- In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all CNM campuses and offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18.

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Brush Up on Your Math and Science Skills Before Classes Start

Brush Up on Your Math and Science Skills Before Classes Start

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.

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Make 2016 a Healthy Year -- Join Weight-Loss Jackpot Challenge

Make 2016 a Healthy Year -- Join Weight-Loss Jackpot Challenge

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.

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CNM Closed for Winter Break Dec. 21 Through Jan. 3

CNM Closed for Winter Break Dec. 21 Through Jan. 3

Dec. 18, 2015 -- All CNM campuses and offices will be closed from Dec. 22 through Jan. 3 for Winter Break.

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CNM Launches Global Education Initiative

CNM Launches Global Education Initiative

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.”

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CNM Set New Graduation Record for 2014-15

CNM Set New Graduation Record for 2014-15

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.

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Sister Trio Graduating Together from CNM on Saturday

December 9, 2015 -- Three sisters – all the first in their family to go to college -- will be walking in Saturday’s CNM graduation ceremony.

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CNM Faculty Member Returns to Japan for 2015 RoboRAVE International

CNM Faculty Member Returns to Japan for 2015 RoboRAVE International

December 9, 2015 -- CNM faculty member Fabian Lopez returned to Japan in November to be part of RoboRAVE International.

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First Cohort of Fast Track Business Students Graduating After 15-Month Program

First Cohort of Fast Track Business Students Graduating After 15-Month Program

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.

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CNM Celebrates Student Success at Graduation Ceremony

CNM Celebrates Student Success at Graduation Ceremony

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.

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Young Students Can Learn Code and Bring Star Wars Droid to Life on Dec. 8

Young Students Can Learn Code and Bring Star Wars Droid to Life on Dec. 8

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.

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Artist to Discuss Large-Scale Sculpture Commemorating CNM’s 50th Anniversary on Friday

Artist to Discuss Large-Scale Sculpture Commemorating CNM’s 50th Anniversary on Friday

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.

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‘Idea Flow’ Honors Conclusion of Water in the Desert Series

‘Idea Flow’ Honors Conclusion of Water in the Desert Series

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.

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