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NMSU Hotline — December 15, 2014

NMSU regents approve financial report


At a regular meeting Friday, Dec. 12, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved the university?s audited financial report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014. Angela Throneberry, senior vice president for administration and finance, presented the audited annual financial statements, including the report of the independent audit firm of Moss Adams LLP reflecting an unmodified opinion.

Following the meeting, out-going regents Isaac Pino, Javier Gonzales and Jordan Banegas planted a tree in Regents Grove east of Corbett Center.


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Campus Announcements

Course explains rights under Title IX and the Campus SaVE Act at NMSU

New Mexico State University is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination and harassment. Upon completion of the "Title IX and Campus SaVE Act on Campus" course, you are taking an important step toward understanding your rights and responsibilities as an NMSU employee.

To register for the next session from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, in the Corbett Center Student Union auditorium, visit

For more information or for assistance in registering for any of these courses, contact the Center for Learning and Professional Development at 575-646-7444, or by email at training@nmsu.edu.

Training course covers what you should know about ADA

In the interactive course "The Americans with Disabilities Act (What You Should Know)," facilitated by the Office of Institutional Equity, supervisory personnel will receive general and supervisor-specific information to promote and maintain a department or environment that eliminates discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The course will discuss NMSU policies and procedures along with federal and state laws relating to discriminatory practices and equal employment opportunities.
To sign up for this free two-hour session from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the Domenici Hall, Room 121, visit

For more information or for assistance in registering, contact the Center for Learning and Professional Development at 575-646-7444, or by email at training@nmsu.edu.

Quantum Storytelling Conference to be held this week

A Quantum Storytelling Conference will be held Wednesday through Friday, Dec. 17 to 19, at Inn of the Arts Las Cruces. There is no fee, but a donation for coffee and snacks appreciated. The conference theme is "Influencing the Emergence of Co-creative, Embodied Storytelling."

Being Quantum NMSU Teaching Academy will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, in Milton Hall, Room 50. There are seven spaces available. A Barnes & Noble book-signing will be held from 5:05 to 5:45 the same day, in the second Floor Salon Room. Fifteen spaces are available.

For more information, contact dboje@nmsu.edu.

NMSU parking lot closures for December

NMSU Transportation and Parking Services will close three parking lots in December for maintenance. View the lots, dates of closures, and map of alternative parking at http://park.nmsu.edu/closure/.

Winter hours for select NMSU departments and vendors

While most of campus will close Dec. 24 to Jan. 4 for the holiday, NMSU Mail Services will open for your convenience from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 26, 29 and 30 to allow departments to pick up any necessary mail. In addition, Corbett Center Student Union?s USPS Post Office will only close Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Corbett Center Student Union will open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 20 and 21, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 15 to 19 and 22, and 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 23. CCSU will close completely Dec. 24 to Jan. 4.

The NMSU Golf Course will close Dec. 25 only.

View http://dining.nmsu.edu/hours/ for the winter hours for all campus restaurants, convenience stores, and the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café.

These hours are posted to the best of our knowledge and are subject to change. For more information regarding any of these Auxiliary Services, refer to http://aux.nmsu.edu/ or contact auxservices@nmsu.edu.

Pan American Center Ticket Office plans limited holiday hours

The Pan American Center Ticket Office will open at noon Dec. 22, 23 27, 29 and 30, and Jan. 3 and 4, and will be closed Dec. 24 to 26 and 31, and Jan. 1 and 2. Tickets currently available for purchase include NMSU Athletics, Brad Paisley, WWE Live, ?Other Desert Cities,? ?Twelfth Night,? ?The Las Cruces Nutcracker,? and more.

For more information, call 575-646-1420 or visit http://panam.nmsu.edu/tickets/.

NMSU educational leadership doctoral program now accepting applications

The Department of Educational Leadership and Administration at New Mexico State University is now accepting applications to its educational leadership doctoral program until Jan. 15. The program offers both the Ed.D. and Ph.D. degrees. The program uses a hybrid distance-education and face-to-face instruction model and focuses on social justice and border education issues.

Anyone interested in obtaining information and/or applying to the program can visit http://emd.education.nmsu.edu/index/academics/docpage/

For more information, e-mail Norma Martinez Arrieta, ELA Student Program Coordinator, at narrieta@nmsu.edu.

Spring 2015 Community Education course catalogue now available

Have an interest in making pottery or wire prayer bracelet? How about social media, 3D graphics or genealogy? Meditation, bird watching or faux painting? Many new courses are offered in the spring 2015 Dona Ana Community College Community Education course catalog, which can be viewed at http://dacc.nmsu.edu/comed/documents/spring-2015-catalog-ce.pdf. For questions or more information, call 575-527-7527 or email commed@dacc.nmsu.edu.

Congressional internship applications are being accepted

The offices of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall and U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce are accepting applications for interns to work in their offices next semester. If students are interested and would like information, email aggie@nmsu.edu at the NMSU Office of Government Relations.