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NMSU Hotline — March 13, 2017

NMSU student group to host domestic violence conference

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Why do domestic abuse victims stay with their abusers? The answers are not easy to hear, but criminal justice students at New Mexico State University have put together a day-long conference to help the community better understand the issues.

NMSU?s criminal justice national honor society Alpha Phi Sigma will host the fifth annual APS criminal justice conference titled ?Ending domestic violence, one person at a time? from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, at Hotel Encanto in Las Cruces.

Multiple panel discussions will cover topics such as navigating the court system and psychology of the victim and a legislative update as well as people sharing their own stories ? both former abusers and domestic violence survivors.

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Campus Announcements

Taste of Saudi Arabia today at Taos Restaurant

Discover the culture and cuisine of Saudi Arabia during Taste of Saudi Arabia at Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall in Corbett Center Student Union. This special lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today with a full menu featuring kabsa (lamb, tomato and rice), fraykee (bulgur wheat with pine nuts), beef and barley soup, and al lugaimat (Saudi sweet dough in syrup). Invite your Facebook friends to join you at https://www.facebook.com/events/427050724295386/ or add the following event to your Google-enabled calendar https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=azc0djR0YmtjbnQ3YWZhcGp0NmdjcDFjbHMgaW5zaWRlci5ubXN1QG0&ctz=America/Denver.

During the event, don't forget to visit the information table hosted by the Saudi Student Club at NMSU with information about the unique and fascinating culture of Saudi Arabia. Admission is just one meal plan swipe or $8.50 plus tax. Full menu available while supplies last.


Clinical Psychopharmacology Training Director Colloquium to be held today

George Kapalka, candidate for the clinical psychopharmacology training director search, will present at 3 p.m. today. The colloquium is in O?Donnell Hall, Room 300. The colloquium title is ?Interface Between RxP, Psychotherapy and Herbal Medicine.?

For more information, call the College of Education Dean?s office at 575-646-2498.

Red to Green Financial Wellness Scholarship Navigation Tuesday

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 scholarships 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.

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.


Taco Tuesday at Taos Restaurant

Tuesdays mean Taco Tuesday at Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall in Corbett Center. Enjoy made-to-order tacos and taco salads, including a full toppings bar, on Tuesdays for lunch and dinner. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and costs one meal plan swipe or $8.50 plus tax. Dinner is served from 5 to 8 p.m. and costs one meal plan swipe or $8.75 plus tax.

Save money on all meals at Taos Restaurant, including Taco Tuesdays. Meal plans are available to students, faculty and staff. Visit http://dining.nmsu.edu for details and to sign up online.



Finalist for NMSU Grants campus president to visit

The second of three finalists for president of the New Mexico State University Grants campus will visit the campus on Tuesday, March 14.

Mickey Best, vice president for learning at South Arkansas Community College, will participate in open forums for faculty, staff and students according to the following schedule:
9:45 a.m. ? Staff Open Forum
2 p.m. ? Student Open Forum
3:15 p.m. ? Faculty Open Forum

All open forums will be held on the NMSU Grants campus in Martinez Hall, Room 007. Each candidate will make some opening remarks, then you will have the opportunity to ask questions. The community is invited to meet each candidate at a reception at 5:30 p.m. in the Small Commission Room at 515 W. High Street.

A complete schedule for Best?s visit as well as his vita are available on the search website at https://grants.nmsu.edu/about/campus-president-hiring-process/. After each interview, comments may be posted to the same website. Comments will be compiled by the search committee chair and reviewed by NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers.

Counseling and Educational Psychology to host Multicultural Symposium Tuesday

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.

Kick Butts Day set for Wednesday

Kick Butts Day is Wednesday. Join us outside of Zuhl Library (north side) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, to pledge to be tobacco and smoke free and to learn about resources available for you, or a loved one, to help with quitting for good. Free swag will be available while supplies last, don?t miss out.

For questions about this event, contact Kirsta Bezenek at kbezenek@ad.nmsu.edu.

Graduate School Preparation workshop to be held Wednesday

Graduate School Preparation will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Zuhl Library Conference Room 225. Students who are preparing for the Graduate School Application process will be exposed to exercises and examples that will assist them in researching graduate programs, applying to graduate programs and understanding the components of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).

Contact the Student Success Center in Room 128 in Hardman and Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center or call 575-646-3136 for more information. Like us on Facebook @NMSU Student Success Center.

Prime rib during Mike's Magnificent Meals

Prepare for spring break with gourmet dining during this week?s Mike?s Magnificent Meals at Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall in Corbett Center Student Union. This special lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, with a full menu featuring prime rib, bone marrow mashed potatoes, sauteed spinach and mushrooms and fresh dinner rolls. Admission is just one meal plan swipe or $8.50 plus tax. Full menu available while supplies last. To accommodate high demand and to minimize lines, Mike?s Magnificent Meals will be served at both the 360 Grill and New Mexico Fresh Stations. Invite your Facebook friends to join you at https://www.facebook.com/events/1115494801894132/ or add the following event to your Google-enabled calendar https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=bmtvOTM3MHY1Z2M5YWJlaHYyY3NxM2NuNXMgaW5zaWRlci5ubXN1QG0&ctz=America/Denver.

Save money on all meals at Taos Restaurant, including Mike?s Magnificent Meals. Meal plans are available to students, faculty and staff. Visit http://dining.nmsu.edu for details and to sign up online.

Red to Green Financial Wellness Workshop set for Wednesday

A Basic Financial Wellness Workshop will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, in Domenici Hall, Room 018, as part of the Red to Green Financial Wellness Program.

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

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 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.

WAC Champion shirts, Apple Grad Sale at Barnes & Noble this week

Show your support for NMSU Aggie basketball with new WAC Champions shirts available now at http://nmsu-lascruces.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CollectionsView?categoryId=40536&catalogId=10001&langId=-1&storeId=59552&topCatId=40510 and by March 15 in store at the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café in Las Cruces.

Save 8 percent on already low educational pricing in the Apple Grad Sale taking place 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m Wednesday, March 15. Beat the crowd and reserve your device at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Ahrtg9MborkrTwmM8R2Er0OM0V3pCS8geUqM3K19_xs/viewform?edit_requested=true.

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. and provides free public parking in select spaces. Please call 575-646-4431.

This Thursday's Bistro Buffet: Taste of Italy

Treat yourself to fine Italian cuisine during the Taste of Italy Bistro Buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club. This all-you-care-to-eat buffet will feature chicken marsala, sausage lasagna, lemon caper asparagus, roasted red potatoes, fresh garlic bread, cranberry walnut salad and tiramisu. For just $11.99 plus tax you receive a non-alcoholic beverage and unlimited entry to this buffet. Invite your Facebook friends to join you at https://www.facebook.com/events/633444703522474/ or add the following event to your Google-enabled calendar https://calendar.google.com/calendar/event?eid=ZjN1b3JvMTgyZ3VwNHQzdTdlaDJkY3AzaDQgaW5zaWRlci5ubXN1QG0&ctz=America/Denver.

The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club is open to the public in the Stan Fulton Athletics Center, right next to Aggie Memorial Stadium. Free parking is available in select spaces to restaurant guests in the Stan Fulton Athletics Center parking lot. Call 575-646-4763 for reservations or visit http://nmsudining.sodexomyway.com for more information.


NMSU-Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center partnership call for proposals

Funds are available for two levels of collaborative research: pilot and full projects. The goal of the NMSU/Fred Hutch U54 PACR partnership is to continue to build upon increasing cancer research capacity at NMSU and to increase knowledge and attention to cancer-related health disparities at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The Letter of Intent is due at 6 p.m. MT Friday, April 14. Proposals are due at 6 p.m. MT Monday, July 31, and the start date is September 2018.

Download the RFA and proposal application forms at http://cancer.nmsu.edu.

For more information contact Graciela Unguez at gunguez@nmsu.edu or Lene Loest at hloest@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5104.

Retired Navy SEAL speech highlights NMSU Pride Season

Pride Season at New Mexico State University kicks off Wednesday, March 15, with a free concert at the Corbett Center Student Union Patio, near Taos Restaurant.

The celebration continues with artwork, a speech by former Navy SEAL and transgender woman Kristin Beck, a drag show, a health screening and a graduation ceremony.

Following is a list of all Pride Season events:

Wednesday, March 15 (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Lunch and Mike Maven Concert
Corbett Center Patio, First Floor

Monday, March 27 (7 p.m.)
Artist and Writer Zach Blas
Corbett Center Auditorium
Hosted by NMSU Young Greens and the Creative Research Center at NMSU

Wednesday, March 29 (7 p.m.)
Keynote Speaker Kristin Beck, Retired Navy SEAL
Corbett Center Auditorium
Hosted by NMSU Military and Veterans Programs

Thursday, April 13 (7 p.m.)
Drag Show hosted by Gabriella Galore
Corbett Center Auditorium

Friday, April 14 (2 to 5 p.m.)
Free HIV testing provided by Alianza of New Mexico
Garcia Annex, Room 235

Friday, April 21 (6:30 p.m.)
Rainbow Graduation
NMSU Golf Course Banquet Room

For more information about Pride Season events, call LGBT+ Programs at 575-646-7031 or email lgbt@nmsu.edu.

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