Step Up for CNM

Step Up and help lead our community to a brighter future.

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$20 million by 2020
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When you step up, we all step up. With your support, Central New Mexico Community College can help spark an economic resurgence by stoking entrepreneurial spirit and revving up a skilled workforce that fuels business growth and job creation. We have the talent. We have the vision. We have the passion and the tools. All we need is you. Together, we can radically improve the quality of life in central New Mexico.

But we need your support to help our lofty goals become a reality. Also, please know that 100 percent of donations to the CNM Step Up campaign goes straight to students, programs and our state-of-the-art lab facilities.

Step Up Goals for 2020

  1. Recognized as one of the best community colleges in the country, CNM will Step Up for the future of our workforce by ensuring that 100% of students have work experience prior to graduating (currently 55% of CNM students have work experience prior to graduating).
  2. CNM will Step Up for our community and economy by helping businesses and industries keep or create 500 jobs in New Mexico.
  3. CNM will Step Up to accelerate economic development in New Mexico, helping the state to elevate our low national rankings related to economic conditions, education and quality of life.
  4. CNM will Step Up for organizational excellence by supporting faculty and staff innovations in quality customer service.
  5. CNM will achieve these goals while expanding our award-winning student support systems to help more students become college graduates and skilled professionals for our economy. CNM will also ramp up its key operations that support innovation, entrepreneurship, economic development and cutting-edge technology that prepares students for success in a fast-changing world. 

Step Up and Create a Brighter Future, Today.