Student Clubs and Organizations

CNM’s student clubs and organizations are for students interested in a particular hobby, activity, or topic and want to connect with other students.

Starting a Club

Learn how to start a student group at CNM.

By joining a student group you can enhance opportunities for academic achievement which could to lead to a greater college experience and you’ll be able to network with your fellow students and other CNM community members. 

If you are interested in joining or would like more information, contact the CSC Advisor.

Clubs and Organizations 

Active Minds
Contact: Sanora Anaya

Active Minds is a nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness through education, research, and advocacy. Active Minds seeks to open up conversations about mental health for young adults ages 14 - 25.
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to increase Indigenous representation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  

The CNM AISES Chapter is a student-led club and a resource for scholarships, internships, professional development, and exciting events. The CNM AISES Chapter encourages Native American students pursuing STEM-related careers to participate in the student club, though every student on campus is welcome to join. 

If you are interested in joining the CNM AISES Chapter, please contact Co-Advisors Cara Thunder, Chris Kerns, and Dee Bluehorse.

American Sign Language

Contact: Brian Rasmussen 

Provide students with fun, extracurricular learning methods as well as the opportunity to gain real-world experiences.


Contact: Jennifer Johnson

Stimulate foster and promote public interest in the art and education for our members. By organizing and funding workshops, exhibitions, art sales, study time, talks, museum tours, and a connection to the wider arts community. Supporting our members in the creative endeavors.

Black Student Union

Contact: Todd Johnson 

Help students strive for academic excellence, encourage positive images of African Americans, and help students become an integral part of the CNM community. Visit the Black Student Union site.

CNM Chronicle

Contact: Chris Cavazos

The CNM Chronicle is a student-run weekly newspaper publication serving more than 28,000 students, staff, and faculty. Learn more about the history of the CNM Chronicle or view the CNM Chronicle online.

CNM Dream Team

Contact: Brenda Mendez de Andrade

The CNM Dream Team is a student-led organization that focuses on immigrant rights and equal educational opportunities for all. We promote the empowerment, leadership, and development of immigrant students. 

Coffee Into Coders

Contact: Laura Arguelles

Network and collaborate on projects and goals.

Executive Council of Students (ECOS)

Contact: Sandra Vazquez

Promote student community by gathering and disseminating information regarding student leadership opportunities, ECOS activities and projects, and other student-related issues.


Contact: Kerry Bruce

This student organization is dedicated to the goal of improving group members’ technology, engineering, collaboration, and coding skills by working on group software and hardware projects and training for and participating in computer-related competitions, events, and activities. 

International Student Club

Please contact the Student Activities Office at (505) 224-3238 for more information.

Phi Theta Kappa


Alpha Upsilon Chi, CNM’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, rewards the hard work of students who excel academically, organizes service projects, and coordinates honors study topics.

Physical Therapy Association

Contact: Karen Browning

To gain professional, networking, and community service experience. To educate the community on the value of the profession of physical therapy.

Queer Cats

Contact: Andrew Brungard

To provide a safe social and educational space for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff. Welcoming a diverse population of ethnic, religious, political, and cultural values while promoting understanding and acceptance for those marginalized as a result of sexual orientation &/or gender identity. We support a campus environment that is free from prejudice, harassment, or violence. We provide social activities, educational programming, and advocacy with the goal of enhancing safety, acceptance, and quality of life with the CNM community.


Contact: Deborah Singh

Educating and communicating throughout New Mexico about radiologic technology.


Please contact the Student Activities Office at (505) 224-3238 for more information.


Contact: Lila Martinez

Strengthen, encourage, and share a passion for the art of sewing.

Student Nurses Association

Contact: Robin Fitzpatrick

To provide programs and opportunities for CNM nursing students to come together, support each other, and become involved in the healthcare community in a professional role as a student nurse.


Contact: Celia Fraire

To share resources related to the practice and teaching of Yoga with CNM students and the College community.