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Montoya Campus J Building Renovation Gains Traction

Feb 21, 2017

February 21, 2017 -- Parts of the J Building on Montoya Campus have been reduced to rubble as renovation plans prepare to take form for a state-of-the-art learning facility. The renovated J Building is expected to be complete and ready for occupation prior to the 2018 Fall Term.

New Partnership Brings Electric Lineworker Training Facility to Rio Rancho Campus

Feb 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 -- CNM, CNM Ingenuity, Inc. and the New Mexico Rural Electric Cooperatives Association (NMRECA) have partnered to bring the association’s statewide Lineworker Electric Power Training Facility to the CNM Rio Rancho Campus where apprentices will train to become electrical lineworkers for one of NMRECA’s 19 rural cooperatives across the state.

Students Help Kick Off RecycleMania

Feb 14, 2017

February 14, 2017 -- CNM students helped kick off this year’s RecycleMania activities on Thursday, Feb. 9 by participating in fun educational activities and sorting through recyclables dumped on a tarp to identify and remove non-recyclable materials.

Early-stage Businesses Invited to Apply for IGNITE Community Accelerator

Feb 08, 2017

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.

CNM One of 12 Colleges Selected to Grow National Credential Program for Retail Workers

Feb 08, 2017

Feb. 8, 2017 – The League for Innovation in the Community College today announced a $2.9 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to develop a three-part credentialing program for retail workers. Central New Mexico Community College is among one of 12 community colleges across the country to be chosen to participate in the program, Brighter Futures 3.0, which will build on the success of the Western Association of Food Chains’ (WAFC) Retail Management Certificate.

IGNITE Business Accelerator Now Accepting Applications

Jan 27, 2017

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.

CNM Goes for Green during National RecycleMania Tournament

Jan 25, 2017

January 25, 2017 -- Get ready to ramp up your recycling efforts CNM. For the fourth year in a row, CNM is participating in the National RecycleMania Tournament with nearly 400 colleges and universities around the country, beginning Feb. 6. For eight weeks, colleges across the U.S. and Canada will report the amount of recycling and trash that’s collected each week, then they’ll be ranked in various categories.

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

Dec 13, 2016

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.

Home-based Early Childhood Business Accelerator Graduates 31

Dec 07, 2016

December 7, 2016 -- CRIANZA, an early childhood business accelerator, graduated 31 participants on Dec. 3 at CNM’s South Valley Campus. The home-based early childhood business accelerator, called “Aceleradora,” is the second cohort to complete 40 hours of instruction with 17 hours of individual coaching.