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CNM, ENMU Offering Students New Transfer Opportunities

Jul 17, 2015

April 7, 2014 -- CNM students with Associate of Applied Science majors or certificates in career technical fields can now transfer to Eastern New Mexico University, which offers several programs that can be completed online. ENMU representatives will be at CNM Wednesday.

Representatives of Senegal Tour CNM

Jul 17, 2015

March 25, 2014 -- Three educators from the coastal West African nation of Senegal toured CNM last week to learn about how the college prepares students for employment opportunities and transfer to universities.

CNM Celebrates International Students

Jul 17, 2015

Dec. 4, 2013 -- CNM recently celebrated its foreign-born students during the week of International Students Day, which included an essay-writing contest focused on their experiences in America.

CNM First in State to Offer Cloud Computing Course Series

Jul 17, 2015

September, 2013 -- CNM has become the first public college or university in New Mexico to have a VMware IT Academy offering classes in “cloud computing,” a fast-growing field that gives companies all the technology they need without the hefty infrastructure costs.

CNM Hosts NASA-sponsored Astronomy Workshop

Jul 17, 2015

August 28, 2013 -- Some 35 current and future astronomy and space science instructors attended a NASA-funded workshop at CNM August 24 where they learned about new ways to engage and teach their astronomy students.

CNM Nutrition Student Receives $50,000 Scholarship from USDA

Jul 17, 2015

Aug. 8, 2013 -- Suzanne Porter-Bolton, a Central New Mexico Community College nutrition major, has been awarded a $50,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) scholarship funded by a Healthy Meals Fit for Life grant. It is one of the largest scholarships a CNM student has ever received.

CNM Instructor Named EMS Educator of the Year

Jul 17, 2015

Aug. 1, 2013 -- Kathy Kaestner, full-time Emergency Medical Services faculty and clinical coordinator at CNM, was named Emergency Medical Services Educator of the Year at the EMS State Conference on July 26 at the Hotel Cascada in Albuquerque.

Jeannette Stromberg Hall Renovation Earns LEED Gold Certification

Jul 17, 2015

June 13, 2013 -- The newly renovated Jeannette Stromberg Hall on CNM’s Main Campus has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. It is the second building on a CNM campus and the first renovation project to receive the coveted LEED Gold honor.