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NMSU Hotline — May 19, 2015

NMSU Greeks continue tradition of painting the ?A?


For most Aggies, the 300-foot tall, 80-foot wide ?A? atop ?A? Mountain is a true symbol of New Mexico State University and gives both students and alumni a sense of pride as they gaze at the mountains set east of the campus. According to NMSU legend, in the early years of the university, students from the departments of agriculture and home economics as well as engineering would routinely place an ?A? somewhere on campus as an April Fool?s joke.

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Campus Announcements

The College of Education to honor Dean Michael Morehead

The College of Education will hold a reception in honor of Dean Michael Morehead at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Morehead is set to retire at the end of July 2015 and has served NMSU and the College of Education for 23 years. Follow the link to RSVP to this event or call 575-646-2498 for more information.


Orientations to be held over summer break

The Aggie Welcome & Orientation Office is excited to welcome all of our new Aggies and families throughout our summer programs.

Remember to greet any students or guests especially on these dates so our visitors feel welcomed by our NMSU community on Orientation programs. If you see individuals that look lost please help us help them and point them in the right direction.

Our next two upcoming programs are May 20 and May 21.

For more information contact mortega8@ad.nmsu.edu.

In search of former NMSU Library student employees

Did you work at one of the largest student employers on campus, the NMSU Library? Do you remember your time there as being great and you?d like to share a testimonial? The NMSU Library is looking for past student employees of the NMSU Library to reach out and give them the highlights of their time in the stacks, at the circulation desk, distributing mail or combing the depths of the Archives.

Contact Cassie McClure at cmcclure@nmsu.edu or at 575-646-7492, and give them a brief anecdote you?d be willing to have shared.

New Mexico Agricultural Leadership program recruiting new group

Over the last 14 years the NM Ag Leadership (NMAL) program has served New Mexico by identifying and providing leadership development opportunities to more than 90 men and women in the food, agriculture and natural resource industries so they could become stronger and more effective in their industries and communities.

Be one of New Mexico?s strongest leaders by joining NMAL.They are presently recruiting participants for the 11th class scheduled to begin in November 2015. Download the application packet at http://aces.nmsu.edu/nmal/application.html and submit it via email or regular mail by Aug. 20.

DACC Customized Training class offered

Business Writing that Works will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 28. The cost is $139. For those who must write as part of their job, being able to write well is a real career boost. Learn how to capture your thoughts on paper so they are strong and persuasive, but at the same time clear, concise, complete and correct. This workshop will concentrate on the nitty-gritty details that writers have to contend with. Gain practical advice on making the job less difficult. Have an opportunity to discuss your writing problems and share solutions with others.

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

DACC Community Education courses are available

In the DACC Community Education course, Personal Futures Planning, identify the steps and obtain the resources you will need to reach your goals. The time is now to make a plan for your future. Perfect for young adults with and without disabilities transitioning from high school. The class will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 10-July 29. The cost is $63. For more information or to sign up email commed@dacc.nmsu.edu or call 575-527-7527.