Nearly a dozen long-planned campus and facility construction and upgrade projects will become reality if voters prove willing to approve an $84 million general obligation bond.
The planned Central New Mexico Community College projects include the design and construction of trades and applied technologies facilities on the school’s main campus, as well as the phase one work on a new Film Production Center of Excellence.
In discussing the need to build and expand the school’s trades and applied technologies facilities, CNM President Katherine Winograd recently told the Albuquerque Journal: “This part of education is very hands-on, very lab-intensive, very equipment-intensive.”
The largest community college in New Mexico, CNM is also planning to build a multi-generational learning facility in Albuquerque’s South Valley, while improving its busy student services building.
Additional work will see the building of an outdoor lecture hall and amphitheater, also on the main campus, and general facility renovations on the school’s Westside Campus.
By Garry Boulard