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NMSU Hotline — December 19, 2016

Local high school students learn from Aggie Innovators at NMSU

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The Engineering New Mexico Resource Network in New Mexico State University?s College of Engineering partnered with the Las Cruces Public Schools EXCEL program to host five high school students during the fall 2016 semester. The EXCEL students spent the term working in the Aggie Innovation Space learning about innovation, entrepreneurship and the engineering design process.

NMSU?s Aggie Innovators mentored the EXCEL students, who worked on projects involving project management, 3-D printing, electronics and programming. The partnership began three years ago when Stuart Schemnitz, LCPS workplace learning specialist and EXCEL coordinator, approached NMSU about on-campus opportunities for students interested in engineering.

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Campus Announcements

Espina Street project to start today

The Espina Street restriping and installation of bicycle lanes is expected to commence today, and be done by Jan. 10. Espina Street will be narrowed to three lanes and two bike lanes from just north of the first crosswalk between the ASNMSU Center for the Arts and the Music Building to Wells Street during the winter holiday break. For the detail plan, please go to the road closure notification at https://facilities.nmsu.edu/road-closures/.

The 'Road to WrestleMania' runs through Las Cruces

WWE Live returns to the NMSU Pan American Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. This special ?Road to WrestleMania? edition is expected to be the only one of its kind in New Mexico for 2017 and will feature the long-awaited Las Cruces debut of WWE Champion AJ Styles, along with Randy Orton, Dean Ambrose, Intercontinental Champion The Miz, Becky Lynch, Dolph Ziggler, Bray Wyatt and many more. As the card is subject to change, please select going or interested at https://www.facebook.com/events/218654978587381/ to receive updates the moment that they are officially announced by WWE.

Tickets start at just $15 plus fees and will be available to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at the Pan American Center Ticket Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 800-745-3000, and online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/98676/. The extremely popular WWE VIP Experience will also be available for this show.

Holiday shoppers will want to take part in the special advanced presale. From 10 a.m. today through 11:55 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, select tickets will be available for purchase as stocking and Christmas card stuffers. This offer will only be available online and at the Pan Am Center Ticket Office with event code: WWEFAN. View the Ticket Office hours at https://panam.nmsu.edu/tickets/. The last time that WWE Live featured the ?Road to WrestleMania,? Pan American Center broke its all-time WWE attendance record. Don?t miss this opportunity to see your favorite Superstars in action. Call 575-646-1420 for more information.

Apply for the OAC-CAO Excellence in Assessment Award by Tuesday

All Las Cruces campus operations, co-curricular and administrative units are invited to apply for the OAC-CAO Excellence in Assessment Award by Tuesday, Dec. 20. The award will be presented at the 2017 Spring Convocation.

Units that participated in any quality improvement activities throughout 2015-2016 can submit information related to their efforts at https://assessment.nmsu.edu/weave/. For assistance with the award application or submission contact David Smith at 575-646-7621 or davsmith@ad.nmsu.edu.

The annual award is sponsored by the Outcomes Assessment Committee for Co-Curricular Administration and Operations and recognizes the vital role operations, co-curricular and administrative units play.

More information on the OAC-CAO Excellence in Assessment Award including previous recipients can be found at https://assessment.nmsu.edu/oac-cao-excellence-in-assessment-award/.