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The Electrical Lineworker Power Training Facility at Rio Rancho Campus Opens Friday

March 21, 2018

New SFI Cafe Doubles as Unique Business Incubator for Students

Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and the Street Food Institute (SFI) have cooked up a unique concept that’s delivering tasty food to students while incubating student-owned and small, local foodie startups. It’s called the SFI Café, and it’s proving to be a recipe for success.

February 07, 2018

Learn About Fast Track Degree Programs

Sept. 20, 2017 -- Students interested in getting on a fast track to obtaining an associate degree in Business Administration or Computer Support Specialist in just 15 months are invited to attend upcoming information sessions.

September 20, 2017

Learn About Fast Track Programs

June 16, 2017 -- CNM will hold an information session on its Fast Track associate degree programs in Business Administration, Office Technology and Computer Support Specialist that students can complete in just 15 months.

June 16, 2017

CNM Ingenuity, UNM Innovation Academy Expanding Partnership

May 23, 2017 -- CNM Ingenuity and the University of New Mexico Innovation Academy have announced an expansion of their partnership on several fronts. Both provide alternative education options that advance entrepreneurship and economic development in New Mexico.

May 23, 2017

CNM Team Places in NASA-Sponsored ‘Swarmathon’ Robot Competition

April 27, 2017 -- A team of CNM computer science and engineering students came in fifth place overall and second place in technical papers in a NASA-sponsored “Swarmathon” robot competition last week. The competition, organized by the University of New Mexico, was held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.

April 27, 2017

First Stages of Drone Certification Program Underway

February 23, 2017 -- CNM’s School of Applied Technologies recently hosted a Developing a Curriculum (DACUM) event at the CNM Advanced Technology Center, adding momentum to the development of an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Technician certification – better known as a drone technician certification.

February 23, 2017

Early-stage Businesses Invited to Apply for IGNITE Community Accelerator

February 8, 2017 -- Early-stage and startup businesses are invited to apply for CNM’s IGNITE Community Accelerator through March 3. The Accelerator, which will begin March 17, helps entrepreneurs gain the business skills they need to accelerate the growth of their fledgling businesses through an intensive, 10-week program.

February 08, 2017

IGNITE Business Accelerator Now Accepting Applications

Jan. 27, 2017 -- The next IGNITE Community Accelerator will start March 17 at the CNM STEMulus Center in Downtown Albuquerque. The Accelerator provides early-stage/startup businesses 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.

January 27, 2017

Smith Brasher Hall Ground-source HVAC System to Save Energy, Money

December 13, 2016 -- The new ground-source heating and cooling system and other improvements that are part of the major renovation of Smith Brasher Hall on Main Campus are expected to save CNM about $96,480 annually. That includes a roughly 33 percent reduction in electricity costs and a total elimination of gas charges.

December 13, 2016