CNM News

CNM Instructor Receives FAA Certification in Preparation for Drone Program

Nov 30, 2016

November 30, 2016 -- CNM faculty member Dr. Richard Watson, who is working with the School of Applied Technologies (AT) to implement a small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS or drone) program, successfully passed his Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 107 exam in November and received a Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Airman Certificate.

CNM to Hold Conference on Simulation Training on Friday

Nov 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 -- Seventy faculty and staff from 11 New Mexico colleges are expected to attend a Simulation Training Conference Dec. 2 at CNM’s Simulation Center on Main Campus. Participants will learn about using simulation-based learning for health sciences and public safety programs and careers.

Anthropology Students Help Enliven Primate Exhibits at Zoo

Nov 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 -- In nature, chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas have to work for a living – to find food, make nests and locate shelter. In zoos, of course, they don’t have to do much work because everything is provided, and their environments are sometimes unexciting.

Four CNM Students Travel to Colombia as Part of Global Ed Program

Nov 29, 2016

November 29, 2016 -- Four CNM students recently traveled to Medellin, Colombia as part of an exchange program with Colombia’s Servicio National de Aprendizaje (SENA) to participate in a one-month Cisco Systems computer networking certification program. SENA is a technical school with campuses throughout Colombia.

Colombian Students Begin CNM Experience Via Global Ed Program

Nov 10, 2016

Nov. 10, 2016 -- A group of five students from Colombia are taking classes in CNM’s CISCO Certified Network Associate program as part of a CNM Global Education student exchange program with Colombia’s Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA), or its National Training Service, which is Colombia’s largest public institution that provides free vocational and technical training to around nine million Colombians annually.

Students Learn About Acequias While Protecting Water Quality

Nov 09, 2016

November 9, 2016 -- Ten CNM students picked up trash and cleaned areas around an acequia at Matthew Meadows Park, near 12th Street and Menaul in Albuquerque. It was the grand finale to CNM’s “Water in the Desert” educational series. Water in the Desert is a Campus as a Living Lab and Sustainability Curriculum initiative at CNM.

State’s First IT Apprenticeship Program Launches at CNM Friday

Nov 02, 2016

November 15, 2016 -- Several local companies will be on hand at the CNM Workforce Training Center Nov. 18 to sign an agreement to participate in the newly-established New Mexico Information Technology Apprenticeship Program (NMITAP). The signing is one of hundreds of events across the county held as part of the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week.

Join the 'Dia de Los Muertos' Celebration on Wednesday

Oct 31, 2016

Oct. 31, 2016 -- CNM’s Hispanic Heritage Task Team, Connect Services and the Executive Council of Students invite you to participate in the Hispanic Heritage Dia de los Muertos Celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Resource Center, Room 204.

CNM Awarded Silver Rating for Sustainability Efforts

Oct 26, 2016

October 26, 2016 -- CNM was recently awarded a silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for its sustainability efforts. AASHE administers the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS) to which CNM reports.

Mock Emergency Exercise Scheduled for Friday on Main Campus

Oct 19, 2016

October 19, 2016 -- About 200 students from six programs in the School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety will be responding to a large-scale mock emergency situation as a learning exercise on Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon. It will occur at the east end of the Student Resource Center, the SRC lawn, the JS Building and the S Building. The mock scenario will involve a domestic violence situation that turns into a deadly shooting in the SRC Richard Barr Boardroom.