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NMSU Hotline — January 25, 2016

NMSU business student awarded competitive international internship

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New Mexico State University College of Business student Linsey Tabor has been selected by the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices as the J.H. Blades Scholar for 2016 and awarded a three-week, all-expenses paid internship in London this summer.

Tabor is a senior from El Paso, Texas, majoring in finance and human resource management with minors in banking and risk management and insurance. She was first selected as one of 16 interns nationwide for the 2015 NAPSLO internship program. Interns spent five weeks with a NAPSLO member surplus lines insurance company and four weeks with a NAPSLO member wholesale broker.

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Campus Announcements

Red to Green Money Management Meet-Up to be held today

Red to Green Money Management Meet-Up! (Career Services) will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, in the Domenici Hall lobby. They know Garcia Annex seems so far away, so they are coming to you. Look for their table and grab some great resources on budgeting and financial aid. You can also find more information on workshops or schedule a one-on-one appointment.

To schedule an appointment with a Peer Financial Literacy Coach, contact finlit@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1851, or go to http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-services-appointment-request/.

For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/. Also, sign-up for their social media to receive weekly updates. They are on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook.

Department of Art to host visiting artist Kat Cole today

A visiting artist demonstration and lecture by Kat Cole will be held today. The demo will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in D.W. Williams Hall Room 209 and the lecture will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Health and Social Sciences Room 101 Auditorium. All events are free and open to public.

For more information visit https://artdepartment.nmsu.edu/2016/01/kat-cole/ or call 575-646-1705. You can also visit the artist?s website at http://kat-cole.com/.

Sample cuisine from San Francisco Tuesday at Taos

Taos Restaurant, NMSU?s dining hall, will host Cityscapes: San Francisco from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26. This culinary event will feature authentic cuisine from the Golden Gate City including citrus herb pollock, roasted Yukon gold potato and beet salad, sun-dried tomato rice, cream of celery soup and mochalicious cupcakes.

Entry for lunch is one swipe for those with a meal plan or $7.89 plus tax for those without one. Interested in saving money with a meal plan? Sign up today at http://dining.nmsu.edu or ID Card Services in Corbett Center Room 137.

Join the event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/910842895681591/ to receive a Facebook reminder for this event.

Southwestern Comfort Foods Buffet on Wednesday

Sodexo?s chefs are bringing back our guests? favorite New Mexican cuisine during the Southwestern Comfort Foods Buffet, available for $11.99 plus tax from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club. This special buffet will feature green chile chicken enchiladas, red chile pork posole, southwestern pinto beans, grilled Mexican squash, Spanish rice, cinnamon crisps, and chips and salsa. Buffet price includes access to this all-you-care-to-eat buffet and a non-alcoholic beverage.

The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club is open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 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. For a list of all campus restaurants, visit http://dining.nmsu.edu/hours/.

Join the event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/600536293447087/ to receive Facebook notifications regarding each week?s themed buffet.

NMSU Board of Regents to hold special meeting Jan. 27

Mike Cheney, chair of the New Mexico State University Board of Regents, has called a special meeting for the Board of Regents at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Hadley Hall Conference Room 130. The meeting will be in open session and the agenda will include one action item.

Copies of the agenda for this meeting will be available at NMSU?s Zuhl Library (Las Cruces campus) not less than 72 hours prior to the meeting and will also be posted on the university website at http://regents.nmsu.edu/agenda.

Persons with disabilities who may need a reader, amplifier, qualified language interpreter, or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting, should contact the Office of the Board of Regents? Chief of Staff at 575-646-2227 at least three (3) days prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.

http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/11655/nmsu-board-of-regents-to-hold-special-meeting-jan-27

HLC representative to present open forum on accreditation Jan. 28

All members of the NMSU community are invited to attend an open forum on our institutional accreditation, hosted by Linnea Stenson of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). These events will be at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 in Milton Hall Room 50. Registration is not required.

NMSU will seek re-affirmation of our accreditation in 2017-18. Required to receive Title IV federal funding, accreditation is an inclusive process that incorporates elements of institutional self-reflection, continuous improvement and aspirational goals for student experiences and education. It includes all aspects of the institution ? academic programs, operations and support services ? and everyone has a role to play in achieving a successful accreditation review. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend.

An accreditation review team will visit the Las Cruces and Grants campuses on Nov. 13-14, 2017. The last reaffirmation of accreditation was completed in 2008. For more information on accreditation, visit http://accreditation.nmsu.edu.

For more information contact sstovall@nmsu.edu.

HLC representative to present open forum on accreditation for Grants campus Jan. 28

All members of the NMSU-Grants community are invited to attend an open forum on our institutional accreditation, featuring Linnea Stenson of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The forum will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in Martinez Hall Room 104 via video conference.

NMSU-Grants will seek re-affirmation of our accreditation along with the Las Cruces campus in 2017-18. Required to receive Title IV federal funding, accreditation is an inclusive process that incorporates elements of institutional self-reflection, continuous improvement and aspirational goals for student experiences and education. It includes all aspects of the institution ? academic programs, operations and support services ? and everyone has a role to play in achieving a successful accreditation review. All faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend.

An accreditation review team will visit the Las Cruces and Grants campuses on Nov. 13-14, 2017. The last reaffirmation of accreditation was completed in 2008. More information on accreditation is available at http://accreditation.nmsu.edu.

For more information, contact sstovall@nmsu.edu.

ASTC celebrates 30 years with gala and theatricals Jan. 30

The American Southwest Theatre Company (ASTC) will celebrate 30 years since its founding with an Anniversary Gala and Theatricals at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts Jan. 30. The evening begins at 7 p.m.with a social hour and hors d'oeuvres in the Hershel Zohn Rehearsal Hall, followed by an exciting retrospective of ASTC shows, "30 Minutes from 30 Years," in the Mark and Stephanie Medoff Theatre, with desserts following. There will be videos, a costume parade, dancing, and much more.

Tickets are on sale at the CFTA box office, by calling 646-4515 or online at ticketmaster.com (search ASTC). For more information see the ASTC Gala web page at nmsutheatre.com/astcgala.php.

Relaxation Room is now open

Th Relaxation Room in Branson Library Room 127 is now open. Brought to all NMSU students, faculty and staff by the Counseling & Student Development department and Branson Library for free. Hours are Sunday: 4 to 8 p.m., Monday: 5:15 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday: 6 to 8 pm., Wednesday: 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday: 4 to 8 p.m. Enjoy two massage chairs, relaxing music and sounds, biofeedback and a calm space to de-stress.

For more information, contact Counseling & Student Development at 575-646-2731.

Join the Masterworks Chorus this semester

The New Mexico State University Choral Department is excited to announce auditions for the Masterworks Chorus for the second semester. The community and student combined chorus meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Music Center Room 103. The choir has an exciting spring planned as they will perform the monumental Requiem by W.A. Mozart at the end of April as a culmination to the semester.

To schedule an audition time, contact John Flanery, director of choral activities, at jflanery@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1306.

Marriage and Family Therapy Program accepting applications

The Marriage and Family Therapy program at NMSU is now accepting applications for its 2016 cohort. Applications are due through the online system by Feb. 1. Visit http://mft.nmsu.edu for more information about how to apply.

For questions contact Kourtney Vaillancourt at kvaillan@nmsu.edu or 575-646-3383.

NMSU to host Northern Agriculture Day Feb. 18 in Espanola

New Mexico State University will host the Northern Agriculture Day, a conference on a variety of agricultural subjects, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Santa Claran Hotel events center in Espanola.

?This year?s agriculture day is focusing on forage and crop production for the northern part of the state,? said Tory Hougland, NMSU Extension associate with the Northern Outreach Program. ?We have included a variety of information from forage and medicinal plants to home and community gardens.?

NMSU Extension specialists will present information about forage seed selection, controlling insects in crops, and techniques in home garden production. Other presentation topics will include traditional medicinal plants, community gardens and healthy soil.

http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/Articles/view/11652/nmsu-to-host-northern-agriculture-day-feb-18-in-espanola