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NMSU Hotline — December 8, 2015

NMSU helps students climb the social mobility ladder

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New Mexico State University ranks in the top 12 percent for schools that help improve their students? economic status, according to CollegeNET?s Social Mobility Index ranking. Rankings are based on tuition, economic background, graduation rate, early career salary and endowment. Data is collected through third party sources such as Payscale, Inc., and Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. NMSU ranks 112th out of 931 schools listed and is second among its peer institutions.

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Campus Announcements

Finals Late Night Breakfast to be held today

Don?t miss an Aggie tradition of fun, prizes, a DJ, games and lots of pancakes. Taos Restaurant, located in the Corbett Center Student Union, will host the Finals Late Night Breakfast tonight from 9 to 11 p.m. today, with incredible prizes from Coca-Cola, Starbucks and Dick?s Sporting Goods including a mountain bike, mini-fridge and much more. The full menu will feature breakfast pizza, pastries, Danishes, donuts, hot cocoa bar, scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, fresh cut fruit, red and green salsa and pancakes with butter and warm syrup.

Admission to the two-hour event is one meal plan swipe or just $2 if you also donate a canned food item to the Aggie Cupboard. Taos will close from 7-9 p.m. to prepare for the event. All campus parking is free after 4:30 p.m.

Call 575-646-1749 for more info about this event or join the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1753070481582391/ for updates and reminders.

Weekly special at The Bistro

Pamper yourself with red wine braised short ribs over creamy polenta and grilled asparagus, the weekly special available for $11.99 plus tax at The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club from Dec. 7-10. This weekly special will be offered in lieu of the normal Wednesday Bistro Buffet.

The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club is located in the Stan Fulton Athletic Center, right next to Aggie Memorial Stadium. Call 575-646-4763 for reservations or visit http://nmsudining.sodexomyway.com for more information.

Colloquium to be held in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

A Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Colloquium by Mindy M. Steiniger, University of Missouri, St. Louis, will be held at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Building Room 153. The talk is titled ?Protein-protein Interactions Required for Histone mRNA 3? end Processing in Drosophila.? Bring your lunch and enjoy the talk. Coffee will be served at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, call 575-646-2505.

School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony to be held Dec. 11

The School of Nursing Recognition Ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in the Atkinson Recital Hall. The Recognition Ceremony honors the students completing degree requirements for Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

To RSVP contact June Vermillion at junev@nmsu.edu or 575-646-3348.

No Employee Council meeting this month

The Employee Council will not meet in December. The next meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 14, in Milton Hall Room 85. Meetings are always open to all employees in person or online via Adobe Connect at http://nmsu.adobeconnect.com/employeecouncil2015.

Online solid modeling class at DACC offered in the spring

Online Solid Modeling Class at DACC is enrolling in DRFT 164-D01 (CRN 33548). This three-credit online course is offered for spring 2016.

For more information contact professor Chipper Moore at chipmoor@nmsu.edu or 575-527-7592.

Spring Community Education course catalog is here

The spring 2016 Community Education course catalog is now available. Many courses are available in the spring 2016 DACC Community Education course catalog, which can be viewed at http://dacc.nmsu.edu/comed/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2015/11/Spring-2016-Community-Education-Catalog.pdf.

For more information, contact 575-527-7527 or commed@dacc.nmsu.edu.

Social Work will host annual Holiday Angel Tree

The NMSU School of Social Work, Family and Child Welfare Training Project will host their annual Holiday Angel Tree. They are partnering with Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD) to make the holidays brighter for local children who receive services from CYFD.

Visit https://socialwork.nmsu.edu/fcwtp/holiday-angel-tree/ to find out additional information on how you can request an angel tag online.

For more information contact Gloria Nuñez at 575-646-4874 or glnunez@nmsu.edu.

Employers sought for NMSU Career Services 11th annual career fair

New Mexico State University?s Career Services invites potential employers to attend its 11th annual Career Connections Fair on Feb. 2-3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the third floor ballrooms of the Corbett Center Student Union.

The event is co-sponsored by Career Services and the College of Engineering. It is open to any employers interested in connecting with the NMSU community and able to offer job opportunities such as internships, co-ops and professional employment.

?Employers would benefit by attending the career fair because they have access to qualified candidates who are educated in the specific subject areas needed,? said Career Services assistant director Roseanne Bensley. ?Connecting with students early in their college career will build strong relationships and locate great talent before they go into the broader job market.?


Representatives from Mexican technological schools visit NMSU

Fourteen representatives from a group of Mexican technological schools recently visited New Mexico State University as part of an agreement between the two institutions signed this summer.

Representatives from Tecnológico Nacional de México, or the National Institute of Technology of Mexico, included the institute?s director general Manuel Quintero Quintero, his staff members from Mexico City and eight presidents of technological universities in northern Mexico.

?We are working towards partnerships in academic research, innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities, as well as exploring opportunities towards increasing graduate enrollment and undergraduate exchanges,? said Norma Palomino, assistant dean of Graduate Enrollment and Admission in NMSU?s Graduate School.