NMSU branding

New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

News Center

NMSU Hotline — May 23, 2016

NMSU sees first graduates in Spanish counseling minor program


Four graduate students at New Mexico State University?s College of Education were the first to graduate with a Spanish counseling minor when they received their degrees May 14. Another graduate student in the minor?s first cohort will receive her degree this summer.

Read More

Campus Announcements

Counseling & Student Development Center to be closed today

The Counseling & Student Development Center will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today for staff development. If you are in crisis or need assistance please call, Campus Police at 575-646-3311 or New Mexico Crisis and Access Line 855-227-5485.

For more information, contact Karen Schaefer at kschaefe@nmsu.edu or575-646-2731.

Road closure scheduled for west lane of Williams Avenue

Traffic in the westbound lane of Williams Avenue will be interrupted from 6 a.m. to noon today to locate and verify size of water main. A 6-foot-by-6-foot pavement cut will be required to excavate to the required depth. Excavation will be backfilled and compacted, and pavement will be restored after tie-in of fire line. Barricades, cones and signs will be used to direct traffic.

For more information, visit http://facilities.nmsu.edu/road-closures.

Microsoft Edge browser not compatible with Canvas

Internet Explorer has been replaced by Microsoft Edge and is included with Windows 10. Because of the increased security settings of Edge, it is causing problems when used with Canvas.

It is recommended that you do not use Microsoft Edge with Canvas, but instead use the latest version of either Chrome (https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/) or Firefox (https://www.firefox.com).

BBQ buffet available on Wednesday

Summer wouldn't be complete without barbecue, and Sodexo is treating guests to the All-American BBQ Buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, at the 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club. This all-you-care-to-eat buffet will feature spicy buffalo barbecue chicken, Texas-style brisket, red potato salad, ranch-style beans, market house salad and cherry crisp dessert. For $11.99 plus tax, you receive a non-alcoholic beverage and unlimited entry to this buffet.

The 3rd Floor Bistro at the Danny Villanueva Victory Club is located in the Stan Fulton Athletics Center, right next to Aggie Memorial Stadium, and is open to the public. Call 575-646-4763 for reservations, or visit http://nmsudining.sodexomyway.com for more information and select ?going? or ?interested? at https://www.facebook.com/events/1548284888801273/ to receive a Facebook reminder.

Architecture Discovery Camp at DACC will be held June 20 to July 1

The architecture program at DACC will offer the seventh annual Architecture Discovery Camp from June 20 to July 1 at the East Mesa Campus. This two-week program is designed for middle and high school students interested in architecture and related fields. Student eligibility includes those having completed sixth grade through recent high school graduates. This year's design theme is ?A Tribute to the National Park Service Centennial."

Instruction is a joint effort provided by DACC professors, Texas Tech University professors, local architects, and local government and business leaders. Through lectures and hands-on exercises, students will learn about architecture past and present, and gain skills in architectural drawing, computer and manual drafting, model crafting, 3-D modeling, design principles, structural principles, sustainable design and presentation techniques. Highlights of the program include two field trips.

The second week primarily consists of applying their lessons to a design competition involving historic New Mexico sites, and Rapid Transit proposals between Las Cruces and El Paso. These projects culminate with formal presentations, judging and prizes.

Cost of the event is $175 and includes overnight trip costs. Interested parents should register their child soon, as this camp fills quickly. Register at https://adc-2016.eventbrite.com

For more information, contact the DACC Architecture program at 575-528-7310, 575-527-7747, luirios@nmsu.edu, or marhernandez@dacc.nmsu.edu.

Aggie family pool passes now available

Aggie family pool passes are now available at the NMSU Aquatic Center. Available for faculty, staff and students with families. They are $120 for a family of four and $10 each additional family member. Individual adult passes are $75 and children's passes are $35. Children?s pass much be accompanied by an adult pass. Pass valid from May 16 through Aug. 14.

For more information, call 575-646-2885 or email aggiefit@nmsu.edu.

'Leading the Way' award nominations now being accepted

The Leading the Way award recognizes an NMSU Las Cruces campus faculty member, staff or administrator who "walks the talk" in terms of blended and online instruction by being an advocate and change agent in both word and action. Must be present to win at the Instruction Innovation and Quality Awards Ceremony and Celebration ? do not nominate yourself or anyone else who cannot promise to attend. The award winner will also be asked to serve on the Online Course Improvement Program Board for two years and to chair the award committee for one year.

Anyone is welcome to nominate themselves or another who meets these criteria. To read the full description and to nominate yourself or another person for this award, complete the nomination form, http://ocip.nmsu.edu/leading-the-way/. Nominations will be accepted through Sept. 16.