Creating Healthier Places

Central New Mexico Community College

2017 Progress Report

Year Committed: 2014
Length of Commitment: 3 years

Committed to meet guidelines—developed by PHA in collaboration with some of the nation’s leading nutrition, physical activity and campus wellness experts—around nutrition, physical activity, and programming on campus.

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Verified Results

    • Commitment Element

      Offer on the menu a minimum of one (1) wellness meal at each breakfast, lunch and dinner meal (if served).
    • Progress To Date

      The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program of Central New Mexico Community College operates Bistro 106, featuring meals prepared and served by culinary arts students. The Bistro 106 menu includes 5 items designated as meeting PHA Wellness meal guidelines. Insufficient data submitted to verify compliance with wellness meal criteria.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a minimum five (5) types of fruits, five (5) types of vegetables and two (2) 100% whole grain products at both lunch and dinner (if served).
    • Progress To Date

      The Central New Mexico Community College Bistro 106 offers meals on select days throughout the month. The menu features three vegetable-based entree salads, one fresh fruit dessert and one whole grain appetizer. The menu also features two soups made with vegetables and all six entree selections include a vegetable side.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer only a total number of fried foods that does not exceed the total number of platforms available at both lunch and dinner (if served) across all venues.
    • Progress To Date

      The Central New Mexico Community College Bistro 106 menu features three fried items. Twenty total selections are available, divided into five meal courses: appetizer, soup, salad, entree and dessert.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer and identify as healthier at point of presentation at least three (3) desserts at both lunch and dinner that have no more than 150 calories as served.
    • Progress To Date

      The Central New Mexico Community College Bistro 106 menu features one dessert with a designation that the item meets PHA Food and Nutrition criteria; however, nutrition information to verify the calorie content was not provided.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Label food and beverage items offered with calories per serving at the point of presentation.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a plant-based food option at every platform serving meat.
    • Progress To Date

      The Central New Mexico Community College Bistro 106 menu features at least one plant-based option for each meal course served.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Implement a local food procurement program that increases procurement of local and sustainable foods.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer tray-less dining in at least seventy-five percent (75%) of dining venues.
    • Progress To Date

      The Central New Mexico Community College dining hall is no longer in operation. The College's Culinary Arts restaurant, Bistro 106, does not offer trays.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a healthier catering menu that only includes foods and beverages that meet healthier food and nutrition guidelines.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Make free water available in all dining, recreational and educational facilities.
    • Progress To Date

      Central New Mexico Community College makes water available in all campus buildings on the Main and Montoya campuses through a combination of water fountains and bottle filling hydration stations.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide marked walking routes on campus, one of which must be at least two (2) miles in length and have distance markers at regular intervals. A route map is made available to individuals on campus.
    • Progress To Date

      Central New Mexico Community College created a 1.2 mile wellness path around the perimeter of the Main Campus featuring four “wellness stations” with outdoor fitness equipment that each focus on a different aspect of wellness: physical, emotional, intellectual and occupational. Each station has signage with a map of the full path, wellness tips and information about the native and symbolic plants found along the path.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Post signage requiring cars to stop for pedestrians at all designated or marked crosswalks on campus.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide at least one (1) bicycle parking space on campus for every fifteen (15) individuals on campus.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide designated bicycle lanes on major roads and/or offer off-street bicycle paths throughout campus.
    • Progress To Date

      The city of Albuquerque features more than 400 miles of on-street bicycle facilities and multi-use trails. Designated bike lanes and paved multi-use trails are available through and around the Central New Mexico Community College campus.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Implement a bicycle and pedestrian accommodation program/policy (e.g., Complete Streets) or participate in a national bicycle or pedestrian recognition program (e.g., Bicycle Friendly University)
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Implement a campus-wide program/policy that incentivizes the use of public or campus provided transportation.
    • Progress To Date

      Central New Mexico Community College students may use the ABQ Ride, City of Albuquerque transit system, for free by obtaining a bus pass sticker on campus.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a minimum of twenty (20) diverse recreation, physical activity/movement or competitive sports opportunities during each academic year.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide at least one outdoor running/walking track that is open and available for use to individuals on campus and the community for at least three (3) hours per day.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Provide an outdoor fitness system.
    • Progress To Date

      Central New Mexico Community College’s Wellness Path features four outdoor fitness and wellness stations along its 1.2 mile course. Equipment includes a squat press, balance steps, a chest and back press, an ab crunch and leg lift, tai chi wheels, plyometrics, a cardio stepper and musical xylophones.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Implement an integrated, comprehensive wellness program for individuals on campus that is provided annually.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Implement a service learning program available to all students that focuses on food and nutrition and/or physical activity/movement and/or coaching.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017
    • Commitment Element

      Offer a rewards-on-benefits structured program that gives insurance premium discounts and/or rebates to individuals on campus who participate in a wellness program designated by the health insurer or campus.
    • Progress To Date

      No data submitted.

    • Implementation Date

      April 2017
    • Reporting Date

      June 2017

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