Faculty & Staff Newsroom
September 29, 2016 -- HoneyMoon Brewery, a startup cofounded by CNM STEMulus Center’s Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp graduate James Hill, won $200,000 this week as the grand prize winner in the nationwide 2016 Miller Lite Tap the Future competition.
September 29, 2016 -- CNM will be hosting a “Water in the Desert” educational series for four weeks in October as part of its Campus as a Living Lab and Sustainability initiatives.
September 29, 2016 -- The first Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) Entrepreneurial Mindset Program (EMP) beings Oct. 14 and will meet each Friday morning from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It is an online and classroom learning program designed to inspire and engage participants in the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneurial mindset and the unlimited opportunities it can provide.
September 29, 2016 -- The usual busy sounds of the Electrical Trades labs were recently replaced with children’s laughter and cheering Nineteen girls aged 7-13 visited the School of Applied Technologies to learn about electricity and the work of electricians, and they had a good time all the while. They were members of three different Girl Scout troops. Led by Electrical Trades faculty Denise Ojeda and Eric Barros, they participated in the inaugural session of G.G.R.I.T.T. (Getting Girls Ready in Technology & Trades) designed especially for them.
September 21, 2016 -- David Valdés, chair of CNM’s Faculty Senate and former Presidential Fellow, almost never made it to college.
September 21, 2016 -- As a newly-named Presidential Fellow, Kevin Dooley will spend the 2016-17 academic year studying how distance learning can be enhanced at the college.
September 20, 2016 -- Two visitors from Nagasaki International University (NIU) in Sasebo, Japan, visited CNM Sept. 12-13 to explore an Exchange Partnership with the college’s Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism, and Business programs.
September 14, 2016 -- If you like cookies, ask Sharon Gordon-Moffett for her recipe. Her gingersnap cookies took Best in Show at this year’s New Mexico State Fair.
How many CNM students and their families struggle to put food on the table? Based on the numbers of student who participate in the college’s monthly Mobile Food Pantry, more than you think, says Libby Fatta, Student Events and Program Manager in the Office of the Dean of Students.
September 14, 2016 -- CNM Presidential Fellow Robin Ramsey is spending the 2016-17 academic year focusing on curriculum development.
September 14, 2016 -- CNM has received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to expand the IGNITE Community Accelerator. The program provides focused education, training, mentoring, coaching and leadership to help early-stage businesses develop an action plan, financial structure and customer base to ensure the highest probability of future success.
August 30, 2016 -- Four CNM employees were presented with the 2016 PNM Employee Awards for outstanding contributions to the college during the 10th annual CNM Convocation on Aug. 26.
August 30, 2016 -- The Distinguished Faculty Award Winners, which include full-time and part-time faculty members, were recognized on Aug. 26 during Convocation.
August 30, 2016 -- Sydney Gunthorpe, vice president for Academic Affairs, honored the 2015-2016 Presidential Fellows and announced the 2016-2017 Presidential Fellows at Friday’s Convocation.
August 30, 2016 -- Four CNM students are among the 328 scholars from around the country who will be attending a four-day NASA-sponsored workshop in September and October. The training is a program of NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS).
August 24, 2016 -- With the start of the school year comes renewed sustainability efforts by CNM's Sustainability Curriculum Committee.
August 17, 2016 -- The School of Health Wellness and Public Safety is launching a new Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program this fall at the Westside Campus. A new class of 16 students will be admitted to the program each fall term.
August 17, 2016 -- About 400 people attended CNM’s first Family Open House, “A Day of Fun in the Sun,” on Aug. 4. It was held from 2-6:30 p.m. in the Student Resource Center Breezeway and lawn on the Main Campus.
August 17, 2016 -- CNM Ingenuity and Centria Healthcare are teaming up with the goal of training enough people to fill a projected 300 new jobs in New Mexico.
August 9, 2016 -- The City of Albuquerque has awarded CNM a one-year $63,000 grant to train family caregivers of Bernalillo County residents age 60 years or older They will participate in a free training program where they will learn certain medical/nursing and personal care skills in face-to-face and online interactions taught by faculty members from CNM’s School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS).