Cindy Torres


College Assistant Professor
Grants Campus

Cindy Torres RN, MSN has served as College Assistant Professor at New Mexico State University of Grants since Jan. 2020. She has been a nurse for 24 years and has worked in all departments of Cibola General Hospital, training a multitude of diverse students across the nursing teaching spectrum within clinical courses. She discovered her love for teaching in the training of newer nurses and in 2010 she received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of St. Juliet. Shortly after she began her teaching career at the University of New Mexico-Gallup branch. She has taught both didactic classes and clinical courses of her own.


MSN, University of St. Juliet
BSN, Nursing, University of Phoenix
Associates degree in Nursing (ADN), New Mexico State University

Awards & Honors

  • 1976 Honor Society
  • 1998,2003,2005, and 2009 Employee of the Month
  • 2005 and 2013 Nurse Excellence Award
  • 2010 Sigma- Theta- Tau Honors
  • 2021 Daisy Foundation Award

Clinical Focus

  • Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Obstetrics
  • Emergency Room
  • Post Anesthesia Care Unit