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NMSU Hotline — July 15, 2016

Campus community invited to hear about future developments at NMSU and surrounding areas


The NMSU campus community, along with the greater Las Cruces community, is invited to a public meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. The meeting will include three separate presentations about future developments on the NMSU campus and surrounding areas.

Scott Eschenbrenner, president and CEO of Aggie Development Incorporated, will present the NMSU East Campus Development Plan. Wayne Savage, executive director of Arrowhead Park, will present the Arrowhead Park Master Plan. And, Glen Haubold, associate vice president for facilities and services, will present the 2017-2027 NMSU Master Plan for the next decade.

After the presentations, the public will be invited to visit with the individual presenters to provide comment regarding the presentations from 11 a.m. to noon.

For additional meeting information contact Carolyn Aragon at 575-646-2356 or caragon@ad.nmsu.edu.

Campus Announcements

Starlight Theatre Company to present performances in July at NMSU

The Starlight Theatre Company of Las Cruces will hold seven performances of Gilbert & Sullivan?s comic musical "HMS Pinafore, or the Lass that Loved a Sailor" from July 15 to 23, in Atkinson Recital Hall in the NMSU Music Center. The musical comedy glitters with witty, exuberant music and sharp social commentary about life aboard Queen Victoria?s famous ship.

Would you love to sing along to your favorite HMS Pinafore songs? Starlight invites you to this special sing-along matinee, at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 23. Lyrics will be projected above the stage, or bring your own vocal score or choral book. HMS Pinafore choral books are available for $5.95 from Amazon.com.

Dates and times are as follows:
7 p.m. today
1 p.m. Saturday, July 16
7 p.m. Saturday, July 16
10:30 a.m. Friday, July 22 (Children?s matinee)
7 p.m. Friday, July 22
1 p.m. Saturday, July 23 (Sing-along matinee)
7 p.m. Saturday, July 23

Tickets are $5 for students and children, $10 for adults. Group rates are also available. Adults $8/ticket for groups of 10 or more. Schools and day cares may contact the company's media coordinators to arrange a special group rate for children. Advance ticket sales are available at Spirit Winds, HoldMyTicket.com (service charge applies). Tickets are also available at the door.

For more information about the upcoming performance, contact Denise Welsh at dwelsh@nmsu.edu or 575-642-2980, Debra Darmata at debdarmata@netscape.net or 505-795-8470, or info@StarlightChildrensTheatre.org. Further information is available at http://starlightonstage.org.

Red to Green Money Management Workshops to be held next week

A Red to Green Money Management Meet-Up will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, July 19 in Garcia Annex, Room 207. Stop by to grab some great resources on budgeting and financial aid. You can also find more information on workshops or schedule a one-on-one appointment.

Red to Green Money Management Workshop Don?t Let Your Identity Get Stolen! will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 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. For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/. Also, sign-up for our social media to receive weekly updates. We?re on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook.

If you can?t make this event, no need to worry. Schedule an appointment with a Peer Financial Literacy Coach by contacting us 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.

Retirement celebration for Josie Jimenez set for July 26

The Office of Grants and Contracts and the Vice President for Research would like to extend a special thank you to Associate Director Josie Jimenez for 25 years of dedicated service to NMSU, and wish her the best of luck in future endeavors. A retirement celebration is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, in the large conference room of Anderson Hall. If you plan to attend this special gathering, please be sure to bring your photo ID as Anderson Hall is a secured facility.

'Dr. Seuss on the Move' performance slated for Aug. 6

The NMSU Dance Program is proud to present "Dr. Seuss on the Move." Please join us for a family-friendly, fun-filled production at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at ASNMSU Center for the Arts. Admission is $5 for students and $10 for adults. For more information please email nmsu_dance@nmsu.edu or call 575-646-4067.

Roberts Memorial Staff Award nominations are being accepted

Nominations are currently being sought for the Stephen W. and Robert E. Roberts Memorial Staff Award. The year the award will be presented to a Non-Exempt Employee who meets the criteria listed below.

Eligibility Criteria: 1) Nominees may not be faculty members, nor can they be a member of either the Administrative Council or the Academic Dean?s Council. 2) Nominees must have five (5) or more consecutive years of service with the university. Depending on the award cycle, the selection criteria alternates between non-exempt staff or exempt staff. For 2016, the Roberts Award will honor a non-exempt employee.

In addition to the requirements above, employees can be nominated based on the following traits:

A highly motivated person who is a self-starter.
A person who exhibits dedication to the university.
A person who will remain at the university after receiving the award and serve to influence others through behavior that exemplifies sincerity, motivation and dedication.
A person who not only performs a specific job, but who also serves the university and community as a responsible citizen.
2016 Guidelines: The Nomination form, with no more than five (5) pages of supporting information, should be received by the Center for Learning & Professional Development by email (gsmart@nmsu.edu) or at mail code MSC 3TD no later than Aug. 12, 2016.

Download the nomination form at http://training.nmsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2016/07/Nomination-form-rev-062513.pdf

Student employment fair to be held Aug. 31

If you have an opening for work-study or regular student employment position(s) for 2016-2017 please consider attending the Student Employment Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 31 at Corbett Center first floor. This event has attracted more than 400 students who are interested in meeting with you about your student position.

To attend this free event register at http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-fairs/student-employment-fair/student-employment-registration/.

For more information, call Career Services at 575-646-1631 or email rbensley@nmsu.edu.