CNM News

CNM’s All-State Academic Students Honored at Legislature

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.

July 16, 2015

Computer Coding Students Win Lavu ‘Hackathon’

January 7, 2015 -- Five students from CNM’s Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp at the STEMulus Center surfaced as winners of the first Lavu “Hackathon.” The students created an app to allow Lavu customers to better manage their inventory.

July 16, 2015

Students Win Medals at National SkillsUSA Championships

July 2, 2015 -- Six CNM students earned medals at the 2015 National SkillsUSA Championships that were held in Louisville, Ky. last week, when 6,000 competitors from around the country put their skills to the test in the country’s largest showcase for career technical education students.

July 16, 2015

Art Faculty Member Chosen as Artist-in-Residence

July 8, 2015 -- In just a few short weeks, CNM Fine Arts full-time faculty member Lea Anderson will be sharing her creativity with not only her students, but also with visitors of the Albuquerque Museum of Art & History. She has been selected as the museum’s "2015 Summer Artist-in-Residence" and will create a colorful piece of installation art that will reside in the museum’s Grand Lobby for a year.

July 16, 2015

Students Organize Toy and Winter Coat Drive

CNM's Executive Council of Students is conducting a toy and winter coat donation drive that will benefit children in the area. "We really care about our community and we wanted to help out any way we can," said student Stephen Martos, president of the Executive Council of Students. "We thought a toy and coat drive would be the perfect way to help our community this holiday season."

July 16, 2015

Record Number of Students Walking in Graduation Ceremony

The thrill of becoming a college graduate as thousands of supporters cheer from the seats of Tingley Coliseum is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that continues to gain popularity. At noon on Saturday (Dec. 8) in Tingley, more than 620 graduates will walk in the Fall 2012 CNM Graduation Ceremony, which will set the college record for participation in a graduation ceremony.

July 16, 2015

Honor Your Heritage Fun Run Set for Sunday

June 10, 2015 -- The CNM community and general public are invited to participate in the second annual Honor Your Heritage 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Walk Sunday, June 14, at the CNM Montoya Campus.

July 16, 2015

CNM’s 1st Summer Fest Celebrates Summer

July 23, 2015 -- Live music, liquid nitrogen root beer floats, a dunk tank and rock climbing wall were all part of CNM’s 1st Annual Summer Fest Wednesday in the Student Resource Center grass area on Main Campus.

July 16, 2015

New Dean Talks About Her Vision for BIT

Donna Diller, currently the associate dean for the School of Business & Information Technology (BIT), will become the new dean for the School of Business & Information Technology (BIT) on Jan. 2. She recently took some time to talk about her vision for BIT and some of the bigger challenges BIT faces in the years ahead.

July 16, 2015

STEM-UP Center Helps Students Pursue STEM Degrees

A new STEM-UP Transfer Center was inaugurated with a Grand Opening on Nov. 14. The Center is located on Main Campus in L Building, Room100, and offers one-stop shopping for students pursuing degrees in four core fields identified as vital by the U.S. Department of Education, other agencies and prospective employers.

July 16, 2015

Financial Aid Workshops Held at Main Campus Thursday

Feb. 20, 2013 -- As part of national Financial Aid Awareness Week, CNM’s Financial Aid and Scholarship Services department will be hosting two events on Feb. 21 to help future and current students better understand the financial aid process.

July 16, 2015

CNM Unveils New Strategic Direction

Jan. 25, 2013 -- The CNM Governing Board this month approved the college’s new Strategic Direction, which will be used to guide all major initiatives at CNM through the next five years.

July 16, 2015

Vote in CNM Governing Board Election Tuesday

Feb. 4, 2013 -- Voters living in the CNM District will go to the polls Tuesday, Feb. 5, to elect CNM Governing Board members in five districts. District 1 and District 2 will be the contested seats. Districts 3, 5 and 7 will be uncontested.

July 16, 2015

CNM, UNM to Ease Transfer Process for Engineering Students

Feb. 5, 2013 -- CNM and the University of New Mexico signed an Engineering Degree Transfer Agreement on Tuesday that will provide students with a clear pathway for earning an associate degree in engineering at CNM that will seamlessly transfer into UNM’s School of Engineering.

July 16, 2015

Tax Help New Mexico at Your Service

Feb. 11, 2013 -- Tax Help New Mexico is a free tax preparation service for those who had a household income of less than $51,000 in 2012 or anybody who is age 65 or older. Tax Help volunteers are certified by the IRS and are trained to help taxpayers identify tax credits they’re entitled to.

July 16, 2015

STEM-UP Hosting Event for Students Interested in STEM Fields

Feb. 12, 2013 -- CNM’s STEM-UP Center will be hosting an orientation event for all students currently pursuing or interested in pursuing a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) degree at CNM. The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 15, from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Main Campus in the Smith Brasher Hall auditorium, Room 100.

July 16, 2015