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NMSU Hotline — June 15, 2016

NMSU alumnus, business owner recognized as success story by NMSBA, New Mexico Angels


Luke Smith, founder of EcoSeal, was recently recognized as a 2015 success story at the New Mexico Small Business Assistance Innovation Celebration. The event, co-hosted by New Mexico Angels and NMSBA, took place in Albuquerque during the New Mexico Angels quarterly members? meeting.

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Campus Announcements

'Don't Let Your Identity Get Stolen' workshop to be held today

The Red to Green Money Management workshop "Don?t Let Your Identity Get Stolen" will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today in Garcia Annex Room 207. What is the fastest growing crime in America? Identity theft. Join the Red to Green Money Management program to gain the knowledge to plan, prevent and protect your identity.
All students, faculty and staff are welcome.

If you can?t make this event, no need to worry. Schedule an appointment with a peer financial literacy coach by contacting Career Services 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.

Summer barbeque offered 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 16. The lunch will feature chipotle barbeque grilled chicken, honey barbeque pulled pork sandwiches, jalapeno cheddar elk sausages in bourbon barbeque, classic baked beans, creamy coleslaw, old fashioned potato salad, green chile cheddar cornbread, freshly grilled corn on the cob and fruit cobbler. Admission is one meal plan swipe or $7.89 plus tax. Full menu available while supplies last. Select ?going? or ?interested? at https://www.facebook.com/events/1098209780221138/ 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.

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.

Notification to the NMSU campus community regarding the closure of Blake?s Lotaburger

Sodexo received notification from Blake?s Lotaburger corporate office of their intent to leave the NMSU campus store located at Gerald Thomas Hall by July 1. Sodexo is working on a replacement concept and additional information will be forthcoming. The new concept and service to customers will resume by Aug. 5. Thank you for your understanding and patience during the transition.

For more information, email auxservices@nmsu.edu.

Participants needed for a hearing study

New Mexico State University?s Special Education and Communication Disorders Department is now offering an interesting hearing research opportunity for children 5 to 12 years old with normal hearing. Come to take part in a study that seeks to advance the understanding of how the ear and hearing system work. You will receive a free hearing test and you will be compensated with a $30 gift cards for completing the study.

If you wish to know more or to schedule an appointment, email efichera@nmsu.edu or call at 575-646-1865.

Biobehavioral research workshops to be offered by RISE STARTUP Program

The NMSU NIH RISE program is launching a new series of free workshops for biobehavioral researchers. Visit rise.nmsu.edu/rise-events for details and updates. Registration is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/risestartupbiobehavioral.

Topics covered include the impact of race-related stress on biobehavioral conditions; introduction to NVIVO software for qualitative analysis; bioethics; statistics for rigor and reproducibility; indigenous knowledge systems for self care; and health, disparities, and the environment.

NMSU RISE has provided biomedical research training for NMSU students since 2000. The RISE STARTUP activity seeks to provide graduate students with the tools to increase their skills in quantitative and qualitative scientific research methods, alternate career paths and global science. STARTUP workshops have been offered since 2014 and have been attended by more than 350 participants, of whom more than half are graduate students.

For more information, contact RISE at rise@nmsu.edu.

Nominations sought for 'Leading the Way' award

The "Leading the Way" award recognizes an NMSU Las Cruces campus faculty member, staff or administrator who "walks the talk" in terms of blended and online instruction by being an advocate and change agent in both word and action. The award winner will also be asked to serve on the Online Course Improvement Program Board for two years and to chair the award committee for one year.

Anyone is welcome to nominate themselves or another who meets these criteria. To read the full description and to nominate yourself or another person for this award, complete the nomination form, http://ocip.nmsu.edu/leading-the-way. Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 16.

The award winner will be recognized at 4 p.m. Oct. 20, during the annual IIQ Awards Ceremony and Celebration being held at The Player?s Grill, New Mexico State Golf Course. Must be present to win. Do not nominate yourself or anyone else who cannot promise to attend.

DACC Community Education courses available

"Courage in the Face of Fear and Anxiety" offers practical techniques for dissolving your fears and anxieties and tools for building your trust, courage and creativity. Fear, worry and anxiety are exhausting and unproductive. Learning to break these cycles allows you the possibility to move into higher awareness and enrich your life.

For more information, email commed@dacc.nmsu.edu or call 575-527-7527.

DACC Customized Training class offered

"Excel Enhancer: Data Analysis Using Pivot Tables & MS Lists" will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 28. The cost is $79. Excel allows the user to ?validate? or restrict certain types of data entry in order to limit the margin of error. Lists are used to validate the data entered. Learn to work with the Excel database, as well as create and revise pivot tables to summarize large amounts of data quickly and manipulate row and column headings to view data in different ways.

For more information, call 575-527-7776 or email ctp@nmsu.edu.