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NMSU Hotline — June 8, 2016

Arrowhead Center at NMSU sponsors Women?s Career Success Conference


Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University sponsored a successful conference last month to foster innovative economic development through entrepreneurship, and empower women as part of the entrepreneurial population. The Las Cruces Women?s Career Success Conference took place May 4 with more than 100 attendees, presenters and organizers. There were a limited number of spots available to registrants, and the conference quickly reached capacity. Griselda Martinez, program manager for the NMSU branch of the New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NSMBA) Program, said the involvement of numerous local organizations on the conference planning team was the reason for the event?s overwhelming success and rich content.

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Campus Announcements

Red to Green Money Management workshop to be held today

The Red to Green Money Management workshop "Keys to Saving and Investing" will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today, June 8, in Garcia Annex, Room 207. What?s the difference between saving and investing? Why should I save? How can I invest? Learn what you can do now to help your future self by saving and investing wisely. All students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Schedule an appointment with a peer financial literacy coach by contacting at finlit@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1631. You can also go to http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-services-appointment-request/ to submit a request online.

For more information, visit careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green or follow on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook.

Ribeye steak available at Taos Restaurant on Thursday

Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall in Corbett Center Student Union, is offering another premium lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 9. The lunch will feature ribeye steaks with fresh roasted green chile, a full baked potato bar, roasted vegetables and assorted freshly baked pies with ice cream. Admission is one meal plan swipe or $7.89 plus tax. Full menu available while supplies last.

Contact John.Rivers@sodexo.com for more information and select ?going? or ?interested? at https://www.facebook.com/events/184950435238927/ to receive a Facebook reminder.

Campus life may have slowed down, but restaurants at NMSU still offer plenty of variety over the summer. Find full hours for all NMSU dining establishments at http://dining.nmsu.edu/hours or on the ?Links A-F? tab on the NMSU INSIDER free mobile app: http://nmsuinsider.mobapp.at.

Free performance to be held Friday

ASNMSU Center for the Arts will show scenes from the National Michael Chekhov Association's summer intensive at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, in the main theatre. You'll see NMSU faculty Claudia Billings, Megan McQueen and Monica Mojica and favorite local actors such as Mike Cook, as well as guests from as far away as New Zealand and Israel. Directed by award winning guest artist Lisa Dalton and NMSU Theatre Arts Department Head Wil Kilroy. This will be a presentation of "works-in-progress" scenes, and last about 75 minutes. This event is free.

For more information, call 575-646-6000.

Retirement reception for Terry Cook to be held June 17

The Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Division will hold a retirement reception for Terry Cook from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 17, in the Aggie Underground/Patio located at Corbett Center Student Union. Hors d'oeuvres, desserts and drinks will be served to celebrate Terry?s 23 years of service to the students of New Mexico State University.

RSVP by e-mailing Alana Sotelo at asotelo@ad.nmsu.edu or by calling 575-646-3137.

Celebrate National Eat Your Vegetables Day with crafts, story time and snacks

National Eat Your Vegetables Day is Friday, June 17, and the Doa Ana Cooperative Extension Service will provide healthy nutrition information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Caf in Las Cruces. Learn how to get your whole family to eat more vegetables and get free recipes to help you prepare healthier meals and snacks that are easy, economical and tasty. Plus, learn how much hidden sugar and fat really is in your child?s favorite soda and snack food. Crafts, healthy snacks and story time will be available to make the learning fun for your kids.

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. and is open to the public with free parking in designated spaces. Call 575-646-4431 for more information and select ?going? or ?interested? at https://www.facebook.com/events/1097847480271626 to receive a Facebook reminder.

Calling All Aggies initiative continues

NMSU?s "Calling All Aggies" initiative has succeeded in calling more than 1,631 students since May who were enrolled in the spring 2016 semester but have not yet registered for fall 2016. Thank you for all your work, but we are not finished.

We still have work to do to complete the initiative?s task. Student Information Management has provided the electronic tool for all faculty and staff to help with the calling. If you are not already approved to call, request access to the link by sending your Aggie ID to sim@nmsu.edu. Once you are approved, you are given a PDF information packet to download providing step-by-step procedures.

If you are already approved, make efforts to complete contacting our unenrolled students. The calls and emails are making a difference and the "Calling All Aggies" initiative thanks you very much.

For questions, contact Lisa Kirby at 575-646-1342 or lkirby@nmsu.edu.

Film crew training class offered at DACC

Do you see yourself working in the film industry? Get your foot in the door with this exciting class at DACC that give you your basic IATSE 480 Union certifications, exposure to multiple below-the-line craft areas, and 15 union recognized days towards the required 30 to make you eligible for the overflow list.

The class, CMT 126, FILM CREW TRAINING I - CRN #54021, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

For more information, contact Mbyrnes@dacc.nmsu.edu.