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NMSU Hotline — June 26, 2017

NMSU Campus Tutoring, TRIO SSS tutoring, mentoring programs receive national certification


When New Mexico State University junior Alicia Romero hears a laugh, she knows she?s on the path to helping a fellow student. A TRIO Student Support Services mentor who is beginning her third semester with the program, Romero values working with her peers.

During the 2016-2017 academic year, NMSU TRIO SSS mentoring and tutoring programs and Campus Tutoring Services, which are all peer services, received College Reading & Learning Association certifications. For the first time, Campus Tutoring received level I and TRIO SSS mentoring received level I, II, and III certifications, while TRIO SSS tutoring earned level III recertification. The certification process with CRLA establishes standards for the roles, responsibilities, communications, ethics, study skill strategies and training for tutor and mentor programs at higher education institutions.

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Campus Announcements

Nursing interim department head Kathleen Huttlinger?s retirement gathering set for Wednesday

Please join us for a retirement gathering for Kathleen Huttlinger. It will be from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28. Brunch items and refreshments will be provided in the Memorial Tower Building, third floor, Room 317 to 319. Please access the Health and Social Services Building to enter the third floor Memorial Tower Room.

Huttlinger, who is a professor and interim director for the School of Nursing, will be retiring after 10 plus years of teaching and service.

Retirement reception for Sharon Jones to be held Wednesday

After 11 years of service, Sharon Jones will be retiring. Please join us for an ice cream social to celebrate her years of dedicated service from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, in the Hadley Hall lobby.

Medicinal plants presentations to be held Friday

Six students from the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) who participated in the "Medicinal Plants Workshop" this summer will hold poster presentations from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 30, in the Skeen Hall rotunda. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Laura Rodríguez at laurodri@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5169.

Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods offered in August

A Better Process Control School?Acidified Food only course will be held at New Mexico State University, Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 303. This two-day course will be presented in English at NMSU on Tuesday, Aug. 8, and Wednesday, Aug. 9. This is a certification course for managers and supervisors of food processing operations of thermal procession systems, acidification and container closure evaluation programs for low-acid and acidified canned foods. The school satisfies the training requirements specified in both the FDA and USDA regulations for acidified foods only.

Course cost for the early fee of $400 includes textbook, instruction and testing and certificate. Lodging, meals and travel are not included. Books will be issued on first day. Late fee of $50 added if registration is received after July 31. Limited seating available. For registration and more details visit http://aces.nmsu.edu/ces/foodtech/better-process-control-s.html.

This two-day course will be presented in Spanish at NMSU on Thursday, Aug. 10, and Friday, Aug. 11. The cost is early fee of $500, late fee $550 if received after Aug. 1. For registration and more details visit http://aces.nmsu.edu/ces/foodtech/better-process-control-s.html.