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NMSU Hotline — May 14, 2015

NMSU College of Engineering program manager inducted into Girl Scout Board


On April 25, Tracey O?Neil, program manager for the New Mexico State University College of Engineering, was inducted to the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest Board of Directors in Odessa, Texas. The board serves more than 10,000 Girl Scout members in partnership with more than 1,500 adult members throughout 33 counties in southern New Mexico and west Texas. The mission of the Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest is ?to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.?

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Campus Announcements

Campus Health Center to be closed May 15

The Campus Health Center will close at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 15, for staff training and will reopen Monday, May 18. On Monday, there also will be a delayed opening due to scheduled plumbing maintenance. The doors will open as soon as the issue has been resolved.

For more information, call 575-646-1512.

Summer hours change for Blake?s Lotaburger at NMSU

Blake?s Lotaburger will now open 8 a.m ?2 p.m. Monday-Friday throughout the summer. The restaurant is located on the main floor of NMSU?s Gerald Thomas Hall.

A revised list of summer hours for campus restaurants, convenience stores and the Barnes & Noble at NMSU Bookstore & Café is available at http://dining.nmsu.edu/hours/, which includes a printable version for your office. You also can view this list on your mobile device with the NMSU INSIDER free mobile app available at http://nmsuinsider.conduitapps.com. If you encounter an issue with your app, an update has recently been made available.

For more information contact auxservices@nmsu.edu.

FSA-RMR Office Information Session and PCard Receipt Destruction Training to be held May 19

The FSA Records Management and Retention (RMR) office will conduct an information session from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, in the Senate Chamber Room 302 in Corbett Center. Learn about NMSU records, retention requirements, PCard receipt destruction and more. A Go-To Meeting for our out-of-town users, who are unable to attend our session at main campus, will be offered at the same time as our live session. If you need assistance for the Go-To Meeting, please contact RMR at 575-646-8324.

For more information or to register visit http://rmr.nmsu.edu/training.

Experts will discuss livestock health in program at NMSU?s Corona Research Center

Experts will gather May 19 for a Beyond the Roundtable discussion of livestock health, immunity and vaccination at New Mexico State University?s Southwest Center for Rangeland Sustainability in Corona.

?Making sure livestock are healthy is a high priority for ranchers in New Mexico,? said Shad Cox, superintendent of NMSU?s Corona Range and Livestock Research Center. ?Preventative steps can make a big difference throughout life for our animals. We have assembled a group of top experts to give producers some useful guidance on maximizing the health of their herds and other livestock.?

The program will begin at 10 a.m. with a session on livestock immunity by Dennis Hallford, Regents professor and interim department head of Animal and Range Sciences at NMSU.

Tim Hanosh, director of Veterinary Diagnostic Services for the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, will speak at 11 a.m. on diseases of impact in New Mexico.


Ninth annual Lujan Dinner to be held June 6

The ninth annual Lujan Dinner will be held June 6 in Albuquerque. Hosted by Larry and Arlene Lujan, this dinner is going on its ninth year and has been integral in raising funds and awareness for NM State student-athletes.

Tickets include dinner, drinks (including their famous margarita bar), dessert bar, entertainment, live and silent auction.

Meet coaches and athletes from all of the sports and hear from special guest speakers, President Garrey Carruthers and Athletics Director Mario Moccia.

Buy tickets now, www.aggieathleticclub.com/lujan or call 575-646-5151.

Volunteers for Crisis Assistance Listening Line (CALL)

The Wellness, Alcohol, and Violence Education program is currently seeking new volunteers from the community for the Crisis Assistance Listening Line (CALL). The CALL is a confidential hotline serving NMSU and the greater Southern New Mexico community. Volunteers will be required to take the CALL training, which is a total of 40 hours during weekends and evenings and will be scheduled June 6-14.

To apply or for more information about the CALL, visit the following link http://thecall.nmsu.edu/volunteer_application.php.

Students interested also have the opportunity to register for the CALL as a course (CEP 499, Debra Darmata). For more information about the course, contact Debra Darmata at 575-646-5673.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training to be held June 13-14.

The Wellness, Alcohol, and Violence Education (WAVE) program invites any interested community members to the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).

ASIST is considered a ?gatekeeper training? designed to better prepare the ?gatekeeper? to identify signs and symptoms of suicide and intervene in a manner that makes it most likely that the person at risk for suicide will agree to professional help. Gatekeepers are teachers, peers, mentors, leaders, administrators, etc. who have primary contact with those at risk for suicide.

The two-day training (15 hours) will be held Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14. This training is ideal for both professionals and non-professionals. This training is now offered to anyone in the community for no cost. Each participant will receive a certificate awarding 15 hours. Most professional licensing boards will accept these hours as CEU?s and many student groups on campus will accept these hours as service learning hours. ASIST training, materials and lunch will be provided for those who register at no cost.

To register, visit http://wave.nmsu.edu/suicide-prevention/.

For more information on the ASIST workshop or Living Works: https://www.livingworks.net/programs/asist/.

Camp Innoventure summer program accepting middle school student registrars

Registration is open for middle school students in New Mexico to participate in the 2015 Camp Innoventure program at New Mexico State University. Two week-long sessions are planned in June at the Las Cruces campus? Arrowhead Center and an additional session will be held in Albuquerque.

?We?re excited to be bringing Camp Innoventure back for another year,? said Innoventure Director Marie Borchert. ?Students learn the basics of entrepreneurship in a fun and engaging way that encourages them to think of their future and how to bring a way of thinking entrepreneurially to many aspects of their lives.?

Students who are entering grades six to eight in August 2015 create their own business ideas from concept to reality at Camp Innoventure, giving them the opportunity to experience real-world competition and success. Brainstorming business ideas, writing a mission statement, putting together a business model and creating a product to sell are exciting topics that are in store for these students.