Past Programs

Read about our successful past programs.

SENA Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje and CAF Development Bank of Latin America Tech Challenge

The five Colombian students, excited about their participation in the student exchange program with CNM.

CNM was named a grant recipient for the 100,000 Strong in the Americas Initiative, designed to foster region-wide prosperity through greater international students exchange. Through the grant, CNM partnered with Colombia’s Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje (SENA), or National Training Service, Colombia’s largest public institution providing free vocational and technical training. Exchange students completed Cisco Network Administration coursework at their home institutions then participated in one month of test preparation for the international CCNA credential – two weeks in Medellin, Colombia and two weeks in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The exchange included language practice, entrepreneurship, and cultural immersion.

University College in Ireland: Global Citizenship through Service-Learning

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In July of 2016, a group of CNM and UNM students traveled to University College in Ireland to learn about global citizenship through service-learning.  Students travelled to Carlow, Ireland to complete a
service-learning project while immersing themselves in a different culture.  Students also participated in classroom activities, regional field trips, dialogue with local community members, and a variety of community service initiatives.  Students were challenged to reflect upon their individual beliefs, personal biases, and
judgments related to Ireland, service, and community engagement.

CNM Student Team in Robotics Competition in England

Team members include, from the left, Alex Summerlin, Eric Rector, Larry Rodriguez, James Corriz and Kerry Bruce, faculty advisor.

A team of four CNM students participated in an international robotic competition, "Pi Wars," in Cambridge, England, in April 2017. The CNM team was the only representative from the U.S.

Pi Wars is a challenge-based robotics competition in which robots controlled by small “Raspberry Pi” computers are created by teams and then they compete in various challenges to earn points. Prizes are awarded at the end of the event. 

A team of four CNM students participated in an international robotic competition, "Pi Wars," in Cambridge, England, in April 2017. The CNM team was the only representative from the U.S.