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NMSU Hotline — July 25, 2016

NMSU Extension turf specialist helps New Mexico golf courses save water


Drought conditions and water shortages are having an impact on all sectors of society, including recreational landscape areas. In arid and semi-arid environments across the Southwest, the golf industry is trying to find ways to conserve water while maintaining playability and course quality.

For the past five years, The Club at Las Campanas, a luxury golf community in Santa Fe, has been working on implementing water conservation strategies for its two 18-hole courses, designed by golf pro Jack Nicklaus.

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Campus Announcements

Red to Green Money Management workshop to be held July 27

The Red to Green Money Management Workshop, Keys to Saving and Investing, will be held from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, in Garcia Annex Room 207. What?s the difference between saving and investing? Why should I save? How can I invest? We?ll answer all these questions and more. 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 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.

For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/. Also, sign-up for their social media to receive weekly updates. They are on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook.

Grace McIntyre retirement reception to be held July 27

Grace McIntyre will retire from the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. A retirement reception will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, in Thomas & Brown building Room 108. Refreshments will beserved to celebrate McIntyre's 18 years of service to New Mexico State University.

For more information contact 575-646-3117.

Sick Leave Bank program enrollment now open

Enrollment for the Sick Leave Bank program is now open through July 31. The program is available to regular employees with at least two years of regular service by June 30, 2016, who are enrolled in the long term disability plan and earn sick leave. Eligible employees must submit a completed Sick Leave Bank Enrollment Authorization form to NMSU Benefit Services by 5 p.m. July 31.

For more information, email benefits@nmsu.edu or call 575-646-8000.

Student Success Navigators needed for College of ACES

The Student Success Navigator program is looking to hire two graduate assistants that will work with incoming freshmen in the College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. They are hiring hardworking campus leaders who are passionate about helping undergraduate students succeed and would like the opportunity to mentor incoming freshmen through their sophomore year. This is a wonderful job for those who enjoy working as a team and directly impacting the success of fellow Aggies.

Duties include coordinating retention activities for first-year students at NMSU including mentoring and study skills development; providing individual coaching to help foster student success and academic development; maintaining documentation of all student interactions; generating regular performance reports summarizing student progress; planning and executing intervention strategies for students who receive academic alerts in collaboration with academic units; and assisting students with navigating academic and non-academic resources on campus, online and in the community.

Requirements include being accepted into NMSU graduate program and meeting graduate assistant qualifications, as well as an undergraduate degree from NMSU within the College of ACES and ability to commit to at least one year-round GA position.

For more information, contact Marissa Macias, navigator program coordinator, at marimaci@ad.nmsu.edu or 575-646-3468.

Alcohol permit training offered in August and September

Are you interested in having an event with alcohol, but don?t know what the policies, procedures and steps are that you need to take or who to contact?

Great news: the School of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management will begin classroom training sessions about alcohol permits in August. The classroom training will cover the permit guidelines for public and private events, licensed and other event locations, certified servers, rules for minors attending events, and the application process through HRTM.

The dates and times are: Tuesday, Aug. 2, 9 to 10 a.m; Monday, Aug. 22, 2 to 3 p.m. and Friday
Sept. 9, 9 to 10 a.m., held at Gerald Thomas Hall, The Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine, Room 140.

Please see link below to register for a class. You may also call 575-646-5752 if you have any questions.