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NMSU Hotline — June 2, 2015

Arabian horse association partners with NMSU Therapeutic Riding Program

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Honoring the Arabian Horse Association?s announcement of the month of May as ?Celebration of the Arabian Horse Month,? the Arabian Horse Association of New Mexico is expanding its support of New Mexico State University?s Therapeutic Riding Program. AHANM, with a strong history of supporting local charitable projects, selected the riding program as their choice charity earlier this year.

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Campus Announcements

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 New Mexico 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 Director of Athletics Mario Moccia.

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

Morgan receives national teaching award

Ellen Morgan, an instructor in the Dona Ana Community College Business and Marketing Department has been selected as a regional award winner by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs for her dedication to teaching excellence. Morgan was selected based on criteria that highlighted her abilities in the classroom helping students excel in challenging business courses.

At the national conference of the Council this summer, Morgan will be recognized with a medallion and the $100 award that accompanies the selection. By being selected at the regional level she is now a candidate to receive the international award.
Kim Seifert, DACC Department Chair for Business and Marketing recognizes why her students succeed in difficult subjects. ?She spends time in the classroom providing insight for the students,? Seifert said. ?But, more importantly, she spends time tutoring students when they have trouble mastering the subjects.?

Morgan teaches several different courses at DACC including economics, finance and applied statistics. She has taught at the community college for three years.

For more information contact Kim Seifert at 575-527-7518.

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 Community Education courses available

In the DACC Community Education course, Fashion Runway Tween Style, join them for four days of fashion design and drawing, layering and styling, and tons of dazzling accessories. The perfect workshop for the fashionista in your family. Students will learn to draw portraits, figures and tons of the latest tween fashion trends. Hurry and enroll now, this workshop fills up fast. For kids ages 5?12. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday, June 15-18. The cost is $97.

In the DACC Community Education course, Celtic Earrings, learn basic instruction on wire choices and types, use of tools and wire wrapping techniques. This Celtic knot wire design earring is elegant and easy to make. Wear your earrings home. The class will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16. The cost is $15.

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

DACC Customized Training class offered

CPR with Heartsaver First Aid will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 12 or Friday, July 17 or Friday, Aug. 14. The cost is $50 for each class. Learn when CPR is needed, how to give CPR to an adult, child and infant, and how to use an AED. CPR consists of pushing on the chest (compressions) and giving breaths. First Aid is the immediate care that you give someone with an illness or injury before someone with more advanced training arrives and takes over. A two-year certification from the American Heart Association will be awarded.

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