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NMSU Hotline — May 30, 2017

NMSU students elect Las Cruces natives as student body president, vice president


Kevin Prieto and Emerson Morrow will serve the Associated Students of New Mexico State University for the 2017-2018 school year as president and vice president, respectively. Both are Las Cruces, New Mexico, natives.

More than 2,400 students voted in the election April 3 to 7, while more than 1,600 voted in the presidential runoff election April 10 to 17. The new administration took office May 16.

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Campus Announcements

Free Lamaze class begins tonight

Hosted by the NMSU School of Nursing, a six-week free Lamaze childbirth preparation class begins tonight. Classes are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the College of Health and Social Services, located at 1335 International Mall. Remaining classes are on the following Mondays: June 5, 12, 19, 26 and July 3.

Expectant women must be 24 weeks to 32 weeks pregnant by the first class in the series. A labor support person is welcome. School of Nursing faculty ? certified as Lamaze childbirth educators ? teach the classes with the support of nursing students.

Free parking is available off Jordan Street. For more information or to register, call 575-646-8089 or email moralest@nmsu.edu.

Last chance to take NMSU Information Technologies survey

The deadline to complete the 2016-2017 NMSU Information Technologies (IT) Faculty/Staff Survey is midnight May 31. To take the survey visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NMSUITFacultyStaffSurvey1617. You may enter a drawing for a chance to win an NMSU fan T-shirt or a portable Bluetooth speaker.

KRWG hosts 'Gardening Confidential' Thursday

It?s time to take a break from political talk and discuss an issue that is important to us all: What makes your desert garden grow? Whether you have a green thumb or would like to have one, join us for a special Voice of the Public for the Gardening Confidential on 90.7 FM and krwg.org at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 1.

Join KRWG host Edmundo Resendez to discuss tips to be a successful gardener in the desert, from what plants to plant, when to plant them and when to water them. Jeff Anderson, with the Cooperative Extension Service at NMSU, will be the special guest.

Do you have gardening tips you would like to share? Or do you want your gardening to go beyond xeriscaping? Join KRWG and ask a local expert! All calls and social media questions will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 gift certificate courtesy of Guzman?s Color Your World Garden Centers. KRWG?s Gardening Confidential is brought to you by White Sands Federal Credit Union, Landscaping Loans at wsfcu.org. It?s time to blossom your garden in the desert with KRWG?s Gardening Confidential on 90.7 FM and krwg.org!

Over 20 employees participate in NMSU?s Bike to Work event, future events planned

The results for NMSU?s May 19 Bike to Work event are in. Twenty-three employees biked to Hadley Hall, signed in and enjoyed refreshments provided by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.

The College of Health and Social Services - including bicyclist Dean Donna Wagner - had the most representatives. Mari Langford, also of the College of HSS, biked the longest distance to work at 20.6 miles.

Upcoming bicycle events for June include
- June 3 (8 a.m.) Mountain Biking at Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks Monument for National Trails Day (open to public)
- June 10 (7 a.m.) Safe Cycling 101, Las Cruces City Hall (registration required)
- June 12 (7:15 a.m.) Bicycling Visibility Ride (Las Cruces Railroad Museum)
- June 18 (7 a.m) Father's Day Bike Ride (Pioneer Women's Park to Las Cruces International Airport)

Photos and details of local bike month events, as well as information on upcoming summer bike events, are provided on the NMSU Bicyclist Community Facebook and http://bikes.nmsu.edu.

Time is running out to register for Dona Ana Community Center KIDS COLLEGE

Register for Dona Ana Community Center KIDS KOLLEGE this week, as classes are filling fast.

Don?t miss out on the two new classes below:

Drawing Workshop: Favorite Apps and Video Games
Age 5 to 13
Art is all around us, including on phones and online. Join us for a workshop simulating the amazing imagery of our favorite apps and video games. Every day you will learn new illustration and coloring techniques. Artwork is inspired by retro 8-bit pixelated characters, plants, zombies and many more classic apps and games. If you love to play games or draw, you?ll have a blast putting your own personal touches on some of these favorites.
Course # KID187
12 hours
Fee: $119
Monday, June 5, through Thursday, June 8
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

LEGO Video Games
Age 8 to 11
Combine your two favorite activities: LEGOs and video games. Create your own LEGO characters and develop your adventures in an interactive 2D video game. You can view your finished LEGO video game with friends and family through a password protected Black Rocket website. Games are only compatible on PC computers. MAC Versions can be created after the course for a $15 conversion fee.
Course # KID139
15 hours
Fee: $119
Monday, June 12, through Friday, June 16
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

To register, call 575-527-7776 or visit dacc.augusoft.net.

NMSU Auxiliary Services announces Independence Day hours

Like most campus departments, the Pan American Center Ticket Office will be closed on Independence Day. However, the NMSU Golf Course and Corbett Center Student Union will be open for their regular summer hours. View their websites at www.nmsugolf.com and https://ccsu.nmsu.edu.

For hours for all NMSU Auxiliary-run restaurants, convenience stores and Barnes & Noble at NMSU, please visit https://dining.nmsu.edu/holiday/, which has just been updated with new hours for Frenger Food Court?s TCBY/Coffee Haus.

Contact auxservices@nmsu.edu for more information.