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NMSU Hotline — December 8, 2014

NMSU expects more than 1,000 graduates at fall commencement

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With 1,000 students projected to participate in the fall 2014 commencement ceremony at New Mexico State University at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Pan American Center, the 122nd event will be one of the largest attended for a fall ceremony. Of the 1,455 students who are degree candidates on the Las Cruces campus, 11 are associate degrees, 1,036 are bachelor's degrees, 329 are master?s degrees and 79 are doctoral degrees. Additionally, 498 associate degrees will be conferred to students graduating from NMSU Dona Ana Community College, NMSU Alamogordo, NMSU Carlsbad and NMSU Grants this fall. Summer graduates who did not participate in the spring commencement also were invited to attend.

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Campus Announcements

Gift cards available now at Crimson Creations

Crimson Creations now has gift cards available now. You can purchase the gift cards at Crimson Creations and can add any amount from $5 to $500. The student-run store, located in the lobby of Gerald Thomas Hall on the NMSU campus, accepts cash, checks and Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/CrimsonCreationsNMSU?ref=aymt_homepage_panel.

Floral artist reception to be held Dec. 9

The students from Horticulture 240 (Beginning Floral Evaluation and Design) will have their final designs on display from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday Dec. 9, in the Skeen Hall rotunda. Designs are for sale, in the form of a silent auction. Proceeds benefit academic programs in floriculture at NMSU.

For more information, contact Sabine Green at swhitley@nmsu.edu.

Faculty grievance review board election is now open

Elections for representatives to serve on the faculty grievance review board are now being held. To vote, visit https://vote.nmsu.edu. The election will remain open until 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12.

For more information, call 575-646-2998.

NMSU Alumni Association to honor outstanding fall graduates

The New Mexico State University Alumni Association has announced the Fall 2014 Outstanding Graduate Award recipients.

The Outstanding Graduate Award is the highest honor for a student. Each semester the NMSU Alumni Association honors a graduating student from each academic college, Office of International and Border Programs and the American Indian Program, as well as a master?s student and a doctoral student from the Graduate School. In addition, this semester three students were named Outstanding Graduates at the NMSU Dona Ana Community College.


Student employment fair to be held Jan. 21

NMSU Career Services has scheduled a student employment fair for the upcoming spring semester. This fair is designed for new and returning NMSU students who are seeking a part-time student job on campus. The fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 21, on the first floor of Corbett Center.

Career Services would like to invite you to participate in this event if you have student employment and/or work-study positions available for the spring semester. The student employment fair offers an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about the variety of student and work-study jobs available on NMSU campus.

If you are interested in participating in the student employment fair, register by clicking on the following link http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-fairs/student-employment-fair/student-employment-registration/.

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

NMSU?s first conference on assessment to be held in March

The first NMSU conference on assessment, "Putting the Pieces Together: Student Writing & the Baccalaureate Experience," will be held Friday, March 13. This one-day event will feature guest plenary speakers, breakout sessions, and a student tract. Session topics will include NMSU?s Quality Initiative, Expert Insider Prose: Developing Students? Disciplinary Expertise in Writing, WEAVE assessment software training, and talks about the variety of assessment efforts across our campus.

A call for proposals for posters will be coming soon. Faculty, staff and administrators are encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Shelly Stovall at 575-646-7621.