March 26, 2015 -- CNM Computer Information Systems instructors Kerry A. Bruce and Rob Garner have found a new way to get students excited about engineering and computers. It’s the college’s very own HackerSpace.
The American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) is sponsoring the 2015 STEM Knowledge Bowl on Thursday, March 26, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Main Campus in the Student Resource Center, Richard Barr Room (SRC 204).
March 19, 2015 -- The State Auditor of New Mexico, Tim Keller, will discuss his role in the Office of State Auditor (OSA) and how the office contributes to New Mexico government and the state’s economy.
March 27, 2015 -- Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales, a graduate of CNM’s Criminal Justice program, will speak about his education and career path on Wednesday, April 1, from noon to 1 p.m. in Smith Brasher Hall, Room 100.
March 16, 2015 -- Beginning with the 2015 Fall Term, students at Central New Mexico Community College can earn their Associate Degree in Liberal Arts in 16 months through a 100 percent online, fast-track program.
March 11, 2015 -- The Aspen Institute announced this week the leaders it has selected for its 2015 class of Aspen Institute Ascend Fellows, which includes CNM President Katharine Winograd.
The CNM Westside Campus is hosting two series of art workshops this spring.
March 6, 2015 -- CNM’s STEM-UP program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Undergraduate Pathways) and the School of Math, Science & Engineering will cohost STEMWEEK March 9 through March 14 on Main Campus.
March 5, 2015 -- More than 100 people, most of them students, sorted through two days-worth of trash on Wednesday from buildings on Main Campus, as a way to raise awareness about how much recyclable material heads to landfills instead of recycling plants. The Mt. Trashmore event brought attention to the importance of recycling in a variety of ways.
February 25, 2015 -- How much of CNM’s potential recyclables go to landfills instead of recycling plants? Stop by and find out on Wednesday, March 4, during a recycling awareness event that will feature a trash-littered shrine to recycling called Mount Trashmore.
February 25, 2015 -- About 240 CNM students, graduates, staff and faculty stopped by the Job Connection Services clothing exchange on Feb. 12 in the Main Campus cafeteria “shopping” for free business attire.
Feb. 20, 2015 -- Beginning Sunday, Feb. 22, all students and employees will see a new version of myCNM when they log on to the system.
Feb. 19, 2015 -- The College & Career High School on CNM’s Main Campus is accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.
February 24, 2015 -- More than 2,000 high school students from throughout the region will have the opportunity to learn what it’s like to be part of a film crew, fight a wildfire, work with electricity, provide emergency care, solve a crime and more at the third annual CNM Career Technical Education (CTE) Open House on Friday, Feb. 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
February 24, 2015 -- CNM Presidential Fellow Fang Chen will be one of the speakers at the TEDxABQ Education Event on Friday, March 27, from 1-5 p.m. at the African American Performing Arts Center.
March 10, 2015 -- CNM’s Theatre Department is proud to present “Main Street, Portales: Two One-Act Plays” by New Mexican playwright Leonard Madrid, beginning March 13 at CNM’s Coal Avenue Theatre.
Feb. 17, 2015 -- The School of Math, Science & Engineering is hosting the first CNM Career Fair for students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Health fields on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Main Campus Student Services Center in the hallway outside of the cafeteria.
February 17, 2015 -- Fourteen CNM students have been named to the Phi Theta Kappa New Mexico All-State Academic Team and each will receive a $15,000 scholarship. They were recently honored at the New Mexico Legislature and will be recognized at the March 10 CNM Governing Board meeting.
Feb. 16, 2015 -- Juan Melendez, who spent nearly 18 years on death row for a crime he did not commit, will be speaking about his remarkable story of injustice, survival and hope at the Montoya Campus on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. in the J Building, Room 122. The event is free.
Feb. 13, 2015 -- Now is the time to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2015-16 school year. CNM Financial Aid staff will be on hand at upcoming workshops to help students fill out the paperwork and answer any questions. Students can also get information or apply for 2015-16 CNM scholarships. The workshops will take place Feb. 16, 18 and 19 at 10 a.m. to noon or 1-3 p.m. on Main Campus in the Student Services Center, Room 204-B.