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NMSU Hotline — August 27, 2014

NMSU horticulture graduate student heading to Peace Corps Nepal


The New Mexico State University College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences graduate student is combining her love of travel and learning about new cultures with her love of raising plants as she embarks on the life of a Peace Corps volunteer in the Master?s International program. Master?s International provides the unique opportunity for students to earn their master?s degree while serving in the Peace Corps.

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Campus Announcements

Outdoor Leadership Program informational meeting to be held today

The Outdoor Leadership Program will host an informational meeting at 6 p.m. today, in Room 108 of the Activity Center. Learn everything you need to know about the program and how to apply.

For more information, contact Ben Gabriel at bgabriel@nmsu.edu or 575-646-4746.

'Taste of Italy' at Taos for lunch today

Celebrate Italian cuisine with baked chicken breast parmesan, smoked gouda farfalle, cannoli cake, tiramisu cupcakes and more. Taos Restaurant will host ?Taste of Italy? from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Entry is one meal swipe for those with a meal plan or $7.89 +tax for those without one.

For a meal plan, visit ID Card Services in Corbett Center, Room 137, or visit idcard.nmsu.edu for more information.

Sodexo Campus Dining at New Mexico State University can be reached at 575-646-4801, online at nmsudining.sodexomyway.net or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @NMSUDining.

Signings and sales at Barnes & Noble at NMSU

The Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café will host a number of author readings/signings and sales over the next few weeks.

Aug. 27: 5 p.m. David Boje?s ?Storytelling Organizational Practices: Managing in the Quantum Age?
Aug. 28: 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Save an additional 50 percent on select clearance apparel, cameras, voice recorders and other items
Sept. 3: 10 a.m. Timothy McKimmie?s ?Farms and Foods: New Mexico?s Agricultural Legacy?
Sept. 5: 2 p.m. Elaine Hampton?s ?Anay?s Will to Learn: A Woman?s Education?

Barnes & Noble at NMSU is located at 1400 E. University Ave. next to Panda Express, and provides free public parking in designated spaces.

For more information, call 575-646-4431 or visit http://on.fb.me/1pzv5sk to view a complete list of upcoming events for kids.

'Football Pre-Game Party' at Taos for dinner Thursday

Taos Restaurant will feature a DJ and game day favorites such as a full hot dog bar, BLT pizzas, grilled bratwurst, devil?s food cake and more. The ?Football Pre-Game Party? will start at 4p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, and the game kicks off at 6 p.m. Entry is one meal swipe for those with a meal plan or $8.09 +tax for those without one.

For a meal plan, visit ID Card Services in Corbett Center, Room 137. Visit idcard.nmsu.edu for more information.

Sodexo Campus Dining at New Mexico State University can be reached at 575-646-4801, online at http://nmsudining.sodexomyway.net or follow us on Facebook & Twitter @NMSUDining.

Advanced Resume Technique 2.0 to be held Sept. 3

Advanced Resume Techniques 2.0 will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Business Complex Conference Room 134. Find out how keywords can land you that important internship, cooperative education, or full-time job. In this workshop we will cover buzzwords, power verbs and how to tailor your skills and experience for each position.

For more information, contact Career Services at 575-646-1631 or careers@nmsu.edu.

Fall Semester Study Abroad Fair is Sept. 3

The Fall Semester Study Abroad Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, in Corbett Center. Dozens of our exchange providers and language schools will be on campus for this one-day event and they are eager to visit with our students, families, faculty and staff about the variety of study abroad programs available at NMSU.

Faculty-led International Programs (FLiP) as well the Office of Education Abroad will have several tables at the event to schedule advising appointments as well as to answer any questions about study abroad procedures at NMSU. The Financial Aid Office will also be available to share information about the many ways to fund study abroad, including the use of NMSU scholarships, grants and loans.

For more information, contact ktcherve@ad.nmsu.edu.

Red to Green Money Management workshop to be held Sept. 4

The workshop "College is Going to Cost Me How Much?" will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in Zuhl Classroom 123. Red to Green Money Management will help you learn how to find grants and scholarships through our school and on your own. Still coming up short? Discover when and how to responsibly take out loans. Faculty, staff and students are welcome.

Red to Green Money Management is here to help students, faculty, and staff become more financially literate. They offer free one-on-one coaching with budgeting, credit cards, student loans and identity theft.

To schedule an appointment, contact finlit@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1631.

For more information, visit careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green. Also sign up for their social media on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest to receive weekly updates.

DACC to host film festival workshops Sept. 6

The White Sands International Film Festival workshops and seminars are sponsored this year by Creative Media Technology and Andele?s Dog House restaurant Saturday, Sept. 6, at Dońa Ana Community College, 2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Blvd. This event will be part of the five-day WSIFF taking place Sept. 3 to 7, primarily at the Cineport 10 in the Mesilla Valley Mall, as well as various locations around Las Cruces.

"Telling a Good Screen Story, It's Harder Than you Think," presented by Kirk Ellis, will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Classroom location TBA. "Special Makeup FX and Gore," presented by Timothy Sedillo, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in CMT Studio.

All VIP Platinum pass-holders to the WSIFF have free admission to all workshops and seminars. A workshop pass is also available for $20, which entitles the holder entry to one or all of the workshops offered, and may be purchased in advance via the website at holdmyticket.com/event/178858.

For more information, visit www.WSIFF.com.

Reserve your meal plan and be entered to win prizes

Students who sign up for a voluntary meal plan by Friday, Aug. 29, will automatically be entered to win his or her choice of an iPad Mini with Retina Display, 39-inch HD TV, Xbox One or PlayStation 4. Sign up today at ID Card Services in Corbett Room 137. For more information, call ID Card Services at 575-646-4835 or visit idcard.nmsu.edu/student-meal-plans.

Meal plans are now active, so you can use yours today. Sodexo Campus Dining at New Mexico State University can be reached at 575-646-4801, online at nmsudining.sodexomyway.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter @NMSUDining.

Vegan and gluten-free offerings are now available

The Dick?s Café/Smokey Dick?s BBQ combo restaurant inside NMSU?s Frenger Food Court offers vegan Boca burgers with gluten-free hamburger buns. Dick?s is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and will close Monday, Sept. 1, for Labor Day.

For more information, visit dining.nmsu.edu/frenger or for catering option call 575-650-6980.

DACC Customized Training class offered

"Tough Topics Series #1: Dealing with Office Issues" will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sept. 9. The cost is $79. Gain insight into how to deal with your supervisor. Topics include asking for a salary increase or promotion, apologizing to a superior, asking for a deadline extension, help with your workload, and much more. Learn by practicing a variety of scenarios.

For more information, call 575-527 7776 or email ctp@nmsu.edu.

DACC Community Education courses available

In the DACC Community Education course "Wrap Any Stone," using only two wires, learn how to wire wrap any odd-shaped, tumbled stone into a beautiful pendant. Your pendant will be completed within the timeframe of the course ? and you can wear it home. The class will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9. The cost is $27.

For more information or to sign up, email commed@dacc.nmsu.edu or call 575-527-7527.

CliftonLarsonAllen gift establishes scholarship for NMSU accounting students

A gift from an Albuquerque financial services firm will establish a new scholarship to support accounting students in the College of Business at New Mexico State University.

The CliftonLarsonAllen LLP Diversity in Accounting Scholarship is funded by a $15,000 gift from the Albuquerque office of CliftonLarsonAllen, a national professional services firm providing integrated public accounting, outsourcing and wealth advisory services.

The scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student with a declared accounting major with a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.5, and preference will be given to students who are American Indian, Asian/Pacific Islander, black, Hispanic or other minority groups.