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NMSU Hotline — September 16, 2016

NMSU food experts offer tips for pairing chile with wine, beer


In the late summer and early fall, the air in New Mexico is scented with roasted green chile enticing residents and visitors to give into their cravings of chile rellenos, enchiladas and other chile-based dishes.

But what should you pair with entrees brimming with chile goodness? Two food experts at New Mexico State University have offered their takes on what beers and wines pair best with chile.

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Campus Announcements

Feel Good Friday is today

Today is your last chance to donate blood to the United Blood Services organization for the I-10 College Coalition Blood Drive to save lives and be a hero. Donate anytime from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Aggie Underground or from 10:30 am to 3 p.m. in the Corbett Center Parking Lot. Free NMSU blood donor T-shirt and free cholesterol testing for each donation. Donate=Save Lives!

For additional information or questions, contact Kirsta Bezenek at kbezenek@ad.nmsu.edu or 575-646-5239.

100 West Cafe begins lunch service

Join 100 West Cafe for the semester's first week of lunches, featuring a delicious Italian meal prepared by NMSU HRTM 363 students.

Enjoy a la carte lunch from noon to 1 p.m. The menu for the week will feature cream of red bell pepper soup, salad caprese or Italian green salad. The main entrée choices are sea bass pomodoro, Roman chicken sauté, eggplant parmesan or Fusille Arrabiata. The dessert choices are limoncello zabaglione, cannoli or mascarpone and peaches. All lunches are $10 payable by cash, check or credit card ? Visa, MasterCard or Discover are accepted.

Loadable gift cards are available for sale in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 138, in $10 increments.

For more information, visit http://hrtm.nmsu.edu or call 575-646-5995.

Book-signing set for Thursday at Barnes and Noble

Author Paula Moore will make a brief presentation and sign her book "Matinee and Evening," a double biography of actors Abby Lewis (born and raised in Mesilla Park) and John Seymour from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 22, at NMSU?s Barnes and Noble bookstore. Their intimate lives, off stage and on, as actors/models in New York City from the 1930s to the 1980s were drawn from their diaries, letters and photographs.

Red to Green Money Management workshops to be held next week

The Red to Green Money Management workshop "Discover Financial Freedom" will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19, in Domenici Hall, Room 006.

Have you ever felt burdened by your finances? Red to Green Money Management is conducting a workshop that will unlock the key components to budgeting, credit cards, identity theft and financial aid, allowing you to gain financial freedom.

"Keys to Saving and Investing" will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in Domenici Hall Room 005.

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. For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/.

If you can?t make this event, no need to worry. Schedule an appointment with a peer financial wellness coach by contacting Red to Green Money Management 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.

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NMSU Employee Appreciation Picnic to be held Oct. 14

The Employee Council will host a special picnic for NMSU staff 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, on the NMSU Horseshoe. That is less than a month away. Help us spread the word. We know that you've been working hard so come and enjoy lunch on us. Come relax over lunch with your friends or make some new ones. Make it a truly relaxing experience by riding the shuttle bus to the Horseshoe.

For additional information, please contact Employee Council at empcouncil@nmsu.edu.

Alcohol Permit Training Classes now available online

Planning an event with alcohol on campus? The Alcohol Permit Training Classes are now located available online through Training Central. You can now go to the HRTM website link, Alcohol Forms which takes you to the Alcohol Training Class information to register for a web-based training class. Our website also offers the University Alcohol Permit Request Guidelines and the application form for your upcoming events on campus. Please go to the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management website to get connected.

NMSU?s new Patent & Trademark Center will serve entire state, El Paso

New Mexico State University will house a Patent & Trademark Resource Center starting Sept. 21.

The office will open at Zuhl Library through the United States Patent & Trademark Office?s national program in order to give the general public the opportunity to receive patent help and information.

The opening of the resource center is important for the state of New Mexico. Currently the closest resource center is in Phoenix, Arizona. Essentially, this new center at Zuhl Library will serve the whole state of New Mexico and El Paso.


NMSU School of Social Work partners with La Clinica de Familia to help community

A lack of mental health providers in the community has allowed for the creation of a new partnership. The New Mexico State University School of Social Work and La Clinica de Familia are now working together to fill the gaps in local mental health services.

The partnership, which started this fall, consists of 30 social work students ? 21 master?s and 9 bachelor?s level starting in the spring ? working as interns at La Clinica. Olga Cabada, college associate professor and field programs director, worked with Suzan Martinez de Gonzalez and Rosario Olivera from La Clinica to develop the partnership, which includes stipends for the students and a new college faculty position.


GO Bond C to improve, renovate NMSU?s aging facilities

More than $27 million in capital outlay projects are on the ballot for the New Mexico State University system as part of over $131 million in proposed general obligation bonds for aging buildings at universities and colleges across the state.

If approved by voters in November, $22.5 million is planned for a new visual arts facility at the Las Cruces campus to replace D.W. Williams Hall, a 78-year-old former gymnasium, which currently houses NMSU?s Department of Art and University Art Gallery. The funding is part General Obligation Bond C for higher education projects.

There is no tax increase associated with these bonds.


Local high-school student gets firsthand engineering experience at NMSU

A Mayfield High School student gained research experience this past summer by working with graduate students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at New Mexico State University.

Jacob Hammond, a senior this year at Mayfield, and he said he already knows he wants to major in electrical engineering at NMSU. He first got involved with NMSU after Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Head Satishkumar Ranade gave a presentation at Mayfield.


DACC hosts the Community College Round Up

The Dona Ana Community College will host the Community College Round Up on Sept. 23 and 24. Registration is still open and can be found at http://dacc.nmsu.edu/publications/roundup/.

Contact Corey Purcell at 575-528-7014 or cpurcell@dacc.nmsu.edu for more information.