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NMSU Hotline — March 9, 2017

NMSU program guides leaders in food, agriculture, natural resources


Who will be the next leaders in the food, agriculture and natural resource industries in New Mexico?

The 4-H and FFA youth development programs instill leadership qualities in school- and college-age youth that they may then call upon in their daily lives or in the future during their careers.

But how will these leaders step up now and have the skills to translate the industries? concerns into proposals for change, agreements or laws?

That question is being addressed by the New Mexico Agricultural Leadership program, housed at New Mexico State University?s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences.

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Campus Announcements

100 West Cafe serving Caribbean cuisine

Join us for a full week of lunches daily through Friday, March 10, for Caribbean-themed cuisine where you can enjoy meals prepared by our HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley.

Enjoy four days of a la carte lunch from 12 to 1 p.m. The menu for the week will be your choice of Caribbean potato soup, green salad with pineapple, orange and honey lime dressing or Caribbean slaw. The main entrée choices are grilled jerk chicken, roasted pork with pineapple avocado salsa, Caribbean fish curry or Bajan pie. The sides for this week are Jamaican rice and peas. Your dessert choices are Grenadian spice cake, coconut pudding or cornmeal pone. All lunches are $10 payable by cash, check or credit card. We gladly accept Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards for your convenience. We look forward to having you for lunch and appreciate your support.

The HRTM 363 students are looking forward to serving you. Gift cards are available for sale in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 138, in $10 increments. They are a great idea for any occasion and do not expire until 2020.

For more information, please visit our website at http://hrtm.nmsu.edu or call our office at 575-646-5995.

Computer Science Colloquium to be held Friday

Thomas Moyer talks about the challenges of building resilient systems and how they provide decision makers with the data they need in a Computer Science Colloquium to be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Friday, March 10, in Science Hall, Room 107. For more information, please contact the Computer Science office at csoffice@cs.nmsu.edu.

Plant and Environmental Sciences Graduate Seminar to be held Friday

Jim Kubicki, professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso, will present a Plant and Environmental Sciences Graduate Seminar, ?Molecular Modeling in Environmental Chemistry,? at 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 200. Everyone is welcome. For more information about the broadcast link for this seminar, contact Colby Brungard at cbrung@nmsu.edu.

?Broadway Today? features dozens of students and community members at Center for the Arts

Megan McQueen and the American Southwest Theatre Company present "Broadway Today" at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10. The cast of more than 60 people will present 21 songs from 19 musicals that have played on Broadway during the last year.

?This is our third annual effort at this popular fundraiser, and it's been received with increasing enthusiasm each year,? said McQueen, a faculty member in the Department of Theatre Arts.

In addition to the many performances, Alma d'arte Charter High School culinary students will serve mini appetizers and desserts created on the themes of five of the shows, and there will be a raffle for 10 Broadway soundtracks during intermission.

Reserved seats are $20 and general admission are $10. Tickets can be purchased by calling 575-646-5952 or visiting the ASNMSU Center for the Arts Box Office between 2 and 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, and from 2 p.m. to showtime on Friday. For a detailed list of what to expect, visit http://www.nmsutheatre.com/broadwaytoday.php.

How to get Broadway tickets on a budget

Theatre faculty member Megan McQueen has attended more than half of the musicals that have played on Broadway since 1998. From 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11, in the second floor lecture hall of the ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University, she will offer expert advice on how to attend productions in New York City on a budget. She will explain many resources including theatre development fund, audience rewards, playbill, Show-Score, TodayTix, Hiptix and more.

Attendance is free and open to all.

Red to Green Financial Wellness Workshop set for Monday

Red to Green Financial Wellness Workshop ? Important Documents to Protect Your Assets ? will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, March 13, in Domenici Hall, Room 005.

What is a will? What does a Power of Attorney do? What is a prenuptial agreement? We will answer all of these questions and more. You will learn how to protect your assets and minimize stress for your loved ones by managing them.

All students, faculty and staff are welcome. For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/. Also, follow us on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook for weekly updates and financial tips.

If you can?t make this event, no need to worry. Schedule an appointment with a Peer Financial Wellness 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.

Red to Green Financial Wellness Scholarship Navigation March 14

Red to Green Financial Wellness Scholarship Navigation will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in Garcia Annex, Room 224.

Did you know there are hundreds and thousands of private scholarships giving away millions of dollars to students just like you? Drop by anytime during our scheduled event, no appointment required. One-on-one coaching will be available with Peer Financial Wellness Coaches from the Red to Green Financial Wellness Program to help you navigate scholarship sites they recommend such as Zinch, FastWeb, The College Board and Unigo.

The peer coaches have tested these sites and will help you with creating your profile so you too will have access to many scholarships that match your background and skills. You can pay off student debt, and pay for school with these private scholarships just waiting to be claimed.

Counseling and Educational Psychology to host Multicultural Symposium March 14

The Department of Counseling & Educational Psychology in the College of Education will be hosting a Multicultural Research Symposium on Tuesday, March 14. Doctoral student research presentations will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by the keynote presentation at 5:30 p.m. titled, ?School Counseling & Closing the Achievement Gap? given by Hardin L.K. Coleman, Ph.D.

Coleman is a professor and dean in the School of Education at Boston University. His expertise is in minority student achievement, culturally relevant interventions and the assessment of multiculturalism in counseling. The symposium will be held on the first floor of O?Donnell Hall in Room 111. A reception with hors d'oeuvres will immediately follow the keynote address at 6:30 p.m.

Poolside Buti Yoga With Ceara Caisido March 17

Come join us for a live poolside Buti Yoga class led by instructor Ceara Caisido from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Saint Patrick's Day, Friday, March 17. Wear your yoga clothes or a swimsuit to kick start that tan line and be ready to sweat, shake and stomp with intention. This event is free for AggieFit members or $10 for non-AggieFit members. For more information contact the AggieFit office at 575-646-2907 or aggiefit@nmsu.edu.

Practicing Ethics at the Workplace training to be held April 7

Practicing ethics at the workplace is important, especially during changing times and when management changes. An institutional culture nurtured in ethics most definitely enhances trust-building among employees. It helps by increasing and safeguarding workers? commitments, cooperation and integrity, as well as enhancing productivity and the collective achievement of organizational goals.

Participants will learn the fundamental concepts of ethics, commonly adopted ethical codes and conducts, and will be guided to assess different ethical practices and/or dilemmas commonly found at the workplace. Through reflection and sharing moral-dilemma experiences and encounters, participants will recommend possible ethical actions to improve work, cope and to adjust properly with changes. The leaders? role in an organization with ethical practices will also be addressed.

Join us from 9 until 10:30 a.m. April 7, at the Corbett Center Student Union, Dona Ana Room 312, as Yu-Feng (Winnie) Lee, associate professor in economics and international business, presents "Practicing Ethics at the Workplace: Good Times or Bad, We All Need to Practice It!" There is no cost for the training and it?s open to all employees.

Register at https://trainingcentral.nmsu.edu/Saba/Web/Main. Seating is limited, so please register early. For more information or assistance registering, please contact the Center for Learning & Professional Development by phone at 575-646-7444 or by email at training@nmsu.edu. If you have difficulty with the registration link, copy and paste the following link into your address bar https://trainingcentral.nmsu.edu/Saba/Web/Main/goto/RegisterCatalog?offeringId=class000000000010783&oneClickLearningON=true.

JMP Pro now available to the NMSU community

JMP Pro can facilitate all of your statistical needs. In-depth statistical analyses for your research can be accessed in JMP at the touch of a button. In addition, JMP Pro makes teaching and learning statistics fun and effective. Course materials are freely available online on the vendor website. JMP Pro version 13 for Windows can be downloaded for free at http://rise-sas.nmsu.edu/. Sponsored by RISE-STARTUP (NIH NIGMS R25GM061222).

For more information and questions about software access, contact Bleu Knight at rise@nmsu.edu.

Do you take credit cards at NMSU?

Do you take credit cards at NMSU? If so, and you haven?t been in contact with ICT or NMSU?s Controller?s office, please email the NMSU Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Compliance Steering Committee at pci-team@nmsu.edu. The committee is working to ensure that all entities (merchants, student organizations, etc.) at NMSU are PCI DSS compliant, which is a requirement for taking credit cards at NMSU. See Rule 2.36, Payment Card Industry Data Security, in the NMSU Policy Manual for more information.