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NMSU Hotline — March 16, 2017

NMSU School of Social Work welcomes national immigrant child welfare organization


A national organization that promotes the welfare of children of immigrants and their families has relocated to New Mexico State University?s College of Health and Social Services School of Social Work.

The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare was formerly housed at the University of Houston in Texas, but moved to NMSU because of its proximity to the border, said Megan Finno-Velasquez, founding member and director of the center.

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Campus Announcements

French Cuisine in 100 West Cafe

Join us for a week of lunches today and Friday, March 17, for French-themed cuisine where you can enjoy meals prepared by our HRTM 363 students under the direction of chef John Hartley.

Enjoy an a la carte lunch from 12 to 1 p.m. The menu for the week will be your choice of cheddar-leek soup, tomato-blue cheese soup or white salad with fennel and orange. The main entrée choices are poached chicken with tarragon cream, grilled trout with tomato butter sauce, leek and gruyere tart and quiche Florentine. The sides for this week are potatoes au gratin and haricot vert. Your dessert choices are puff pastry feuilletees with fresh berries, chocolate mousse or crème brulee. 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.

Two parties in one this St. Patrick?s Day as the Aggies take on Baylor

Watch the NMSU Aggies take on Baylor in Round 1 of the NCAA Basketball Tournament with fish tacos and appetizer specials at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 17, at The Player?s Grill. Plenty of green beer will be flowing for St. Patrick?s Day. Invite your friends to join you at https://www.facebook.com/events/189417098217107/.

The Player?s Grill is open to the public inside the NMSU Golf Course Clubhouse at 3000 Herb Wimberly Dr. in Las Cruces. Please call 575-646-2457 or visit https://golf.nmsu.edu/grill/ for more info.

School of Nursing hosts final dissertation defense

The School of Nursing would like to invite all interested faculty to the Ph.D. Final Dissertation Defense for Tracy Lopez, MSN RN, on "The Impact of High Fidelity Simulated Clinical Experiences on Development of Clinical Reasoning Skills in Nursing Students.? The presentation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 17, in Room 226 of the College of Health and Social Services.

NMSU Board of Regents to meet in closed executive session March 20

The Board of Regents of New Mexico State University will meet in closed executive session at 1 p.m. Monday, March 20, in Hadley Hall Room 210 on the NMSU Las Cruces Campus.

The closed executive session meeting will be held to discuss limited personnel matters in accordance with NMSA Section 10-15-1 H (2) of the New Mexico Open Meetings Act. The itemized agenda will be posted 72 hours prior to the closed meeting. Please contact the Office of the Board of Regents at 575-646-5997 if you need additional information.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the hearing or meeting, please contact the Board of Regents Office at 575-646-5997 at least three days prior to the meeting, or as soon as possible.

Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, may also be provided in various accessible formats. Please contact the Office of the Regents? Special Adviser at 575-646-5997 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.

Counseling Center closed over Spring Break

The Counseling Center is relocating to the Campus Health Center the week of spring break March 20-24. Any student in crisis or in need of assistance may go to the Campus Health Center for care.

Regular counseling sessions will reconvene at the Campus Health Center beginning March 27, 2017. Hours of operation will continue to be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, please call 646-1512

Patent Application Workshop with Andrew Salazar

The Arrowhead Innovation Network Workshop Series presents Andrew Salazar, of Technology Ventures Corporation, who will give a two-hour intensive training workshop on how to prepare and submit domestic patent applications. The workshop will take place at Arrowhead Center, 3655 Research Drive, Genesis Building C, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 27.

The workshop will cover the application requirements, research, and preparing and submitting a domestic application. If you are an inventor, business owner, scientist, engineer, technical staff, student or entrepreneur involved in technology development, please join us for this information-packed workshop.

For more information, contact Kristin Morehead at kmorehea@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5575, or visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/patent-application-workshop-tickets-32853435510?utm_source=AIN+Patent+Application+Workshop&utm_campaign=Reception+9.30&utm_medium=email

Artist Steven Randall to give lecture on campus

Steven Randall, an interdisciplinary artist working in sculpture, photography and installation, will give a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in Room 101 of the College of Health and Social Services.

Within a culture of feverish consumption and retinal impatience his work examines the relationship between consumer, commodity, and transformation. He has shown in various exhibitions at The Page Bond Gallery (VA), The Anderson Gallery (VA), The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (VA), The Gem Gallery (NY), The Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing), The Albright-Knox Art Gallery (NY), and the Fosdick-Nelson Gallery (NY). Honors include the 2016 Toby Devin Lewis Fellowship Award, a 2016 Sculpture Fellowship through the Virginia Commission for the Arts, a Visiting Artist Grant through the Institute for Electronic Arts and an Advanced Environmental Art Grant through Collaborative Concepts in New York.
Steven recently received his MFA in Sculpture + Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University and will be embarking on residencies in New Mexico, New York, and Wexford, Ireland, this year.

For more information, visit http://www.stevenrandallstudio.com/

NMSU Alumni Association seeks nominations for distinguished alums and service award

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association is now seeking nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni awards and the James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service.

The Distinguished Alumni award will be presented to one recipient each from the colleges of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; and Health and Social Services; and one James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service will be given during the 2017 Homecoming celebration.

The Distinguished Alumni awards, established in 1956, recognize living NMSU alumni who have achieved national or international distinction through their accomplishments and leadership. To be considered, nominees must be a graduate of NMSU and available to attend Homecoming events during the fall of 2017. In addition to achieving distinction in their business or professional lives, nominees must have performed specific, meritorious service that reflects the quality and advancement of NMSU.

The James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service, established in 1966, recognizes those who have shown progressive support to NMSU, dedicated involvement with NMSU, impactful civic and humanitarian service at NMSU and within the communities around them, and notable professional service.

Nominations from the past two years will be considered; however, the nominator must resubmit their request through the nomination form, which is available online at advancing.nmsu.edu/alumni-awardsandprograms.

Completed application and supporting documents can be emailed to alumni@nmsu.edu or mailed to NMSU Alumni Association, P.O. Box 3590, Las Cruces, NM 88003, prior to April 7.

For questions, contact Katherine Vandertulip at 575-646-7551 or kwvander@nmsu.edu.