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NMSU Hotline — August 9, 2016

NMSU College of Education doctoral student to receive APA award

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Jamey Leeanne Rislin, a counseling psychology doctoral candidate at New Mexico State University?s College of Education, is the recipient of this year?s American Psychological Association?s Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race (Division 45) Toy Caldwell-Colbert Student Contributions to Service Award. The award recognizes a graduate student who has made outstanding service or clinical contributions targeted at psychological issues of importance among ethnic minorities, according to the APA. Candidates whose goals and professional development are consistent with a career involving service in the area of ethnic minority psychology are given preference for the award, which will be presented at the Division 45 Award Ceremony during the APA Convention this month in Denver.

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Classic Italian Buffet on Wednesday

Satisfy your craving for Italian cuisine during the Classic Italian Buffet from 11 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club. This all-you-care-to-eat buffet will feature savory meatballs in a zesty Neapolitan sauce, lemon chicken francaise with a citrus caper relish, roasted squash and red pepper medley, pasta with spinach and saffron, cranberry and walnut salad, fresh garlic bread and an ice cream sundae bar. For just $11.99 plus tax you receive a non-alcoholic beverage and unlimited entry to this buffet. Select going or interested at https://www.facebook.com/events/1785907321689117/ to receive a Facebook reminder or copy the following event to your Google-enabled calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=NTg3aWdxamR1NTdmZHRsM2g5djVtbm1mYzAgaW5zaWRlci5ubXN1QG0&ctz=America/Denver.

Note Bistro Buffets will be moving from Wednesdays to Thursdays beginning Aug. 18. The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club is located in the Stan Fulton Athletic Center, right next to Aggie Memorial Stadium.

Call 575-646-4763 for reservations or visit http://nmsudining.sodexomyway.com for more information.

Taos Restaurant chef to participate in Mesilla Valley Hospice Foundation's 'Men Who Cook'

Chef Mike Guerra from Sodexo Campus Dining at NMSU will participate in the ninth annual "Men Who Cook" competition presented by the Mesilla Valley Hospice Foundation. The competition is aimed to bring together men in our community and show off their culinary skills to benefit Mesilla Valley Hospice, our community owned hospice. He will compete in two categories, appetizer and BBQ, showcasing his fantastic pineapple garlic BBQ pork wings with bamboo rice. Taste these amazing wings and offer him support from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Grapevine Plaza, located at 39000 W. Picacho.

For more information call 575-646-4801.

Additional volunteers still welcome for Move-In Day

Join NMSU Housing & Residential Life, Auxiliary Services, the NM State volleyball and softball teams, the Greeks and many more Aggie departments and organizations as we welcome home new and returning Aggies on Move-In Day, Sunday, Aug. 14. Consider volunteering for a three-hour block of time. They will need additional hands to help move items from cars to rooms, assist with check-in, distribute water and engage in several other activities.

Move-In Day can be a stressful experience on students and families. With your help, however, students can begin their college career on the right foot and families will witness firsthand what Aggie Pride is all about. Sign up for your preferred time slot at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d4eaba92aa2fb6-housing and we?ll see you Sunday, Aug. 14.

For more information contact 575-646-3202 or housing@nmsu.edu.

Relax and refuel after Move-In Day with the Aggie Welcome Dinner

We've missed seeing students on campus and at Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall in Corbett Center, on Sunday, Aug. 14, we would love to see as many students and family members as possible at the Aggie Welcome Dinner. Dinner begins at 5 p.m. and goes until 8 p.m. Menu items will feature BBQ chicken, turkey and cheddar kaiser sandwiches, corn and poblano cake, country-style potato salad, fresh corn on the cob, vegetarian baked beans, cornbread, chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies, and brownies.

For more information visit the NMSU Dining Office on the first floor of Corbett Center Student Union. Select going or interested at https://www.facebook.com/events/1235713416453233/ to receive a Facebook reminder or copy the following event to your Google-enabled calendar: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=ZnBsc3UwNGg4cXQ4cHU1NXRiYzBiZXVlZG8gaW5zaWRlci5ubXN1QG0&ctz=America/Denver.

Fall 2016 Faculty/Staff Convocation to be held Aug. 16

The Fall 2016 Faculty/Staff Convocation will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at the Atkinson Recital Hall. There will be coffee and refreshments beginning at 8:15 a.m. in the Atkinson Recital Hall lobby. The awards that will be given at convocation are the Patricia Christmore Faculty Teaching Award, Dr. Robert L. Westhafer Award in Excellence in Research, University Research Council Award for Creative Scholarly Activity and Presidential Medallion.

For more information contact the Executive Vice President and Provost Office at 575-646-2127.

Career Services resources available for 2016-2017

Resources and information from Career Services listed below is intended to help students with entering the world of work. Your Tomorrow Begins Here.

Career Planning Guide 2016-2017: Hard copies available from Garcia Annex Room 224.
https://indd.adobe.com/view/bf9a203c-63c3-4caa-b072-06b4c499e3ca

Make an advising appointment with Career Services, Co-op/Internship Program, and Red to Green Money Management
http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-services-appointment-request/

Request a Speaker: http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/faculty-staff/outreach-request/

Save the Career Fair Date (Student Employment Fair (Aug. 31) Career Expo (Sept. 20-21)
http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/files/2015/11/SaveTheDate_Fall2016-2017.pdf

The link will take you to a brochure which provides the dates and information about the four career fairs being offered in the fall semester and four fairs conducted in the spring semester.

Aggie Career Manager is the registration portal used by New Mexico State University?s Career Services to provide students and alumni with access to employment, on-campus interviews, career fairs, workshops and other career related information at https://www.myinterfase.com/nmsu/Account/LogOn.
Detailed information is available at https://indd.adobe.com/view/07ca8429-7275-4616-86f1-b477df9c2540.

Career Beam is a self-paced comprehensive virtual career management tool that allows students and alumni to clarify career goals, develop professional resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews, develop a network, access jobs and implement a strategic career search. The student login for NMSU is https://cb.careersearch.net/login/NMSUstudent.tt2.


NMSU to host Western Pecan Production Short Course in October

This fall, New Mexico State University?s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences will host the 2016 Western Pecan Production Short Course. The short course, which will teach the public about pecan production, will be held Oct. 17-19 at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces. The registration fee is $350.

The short course is intended to help farmers increase yields, quality and profitability of pecan orchards. Topics to be covered during the short course range from orchard site selection and tree planting to irrigation and pest control to marketing. In addition to presenters from NMSU, speakers from the University of Arizona, University of Georgia and New Mexico Department of Agriculture also will make presentations.

?This course will greatly benefit experienced and inexperienced farmers alike,? said Richard Heerema, NMSU extension pecan specialist. ?Furthermore, I would encourage pecan farmers to send their farm managers and even their children who may be interested in continuing farming.?

http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/12060/nmsu-to-host-western-pecan-production-short-course-in-october