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NMSU Hotline — March 20, 2017

NMSU Foundation receives Nonprofit of the Year award from Chamber

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The New Mexico State University Foundation was recently honored by the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce as its Nonprofit of the Year for 2016. The award was presented during the business organization’s annual Chamber Choice Awards & Gala last month.

Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Debbi Moore said the NMSU Foundation was selected for its outstanding contributions to the community.

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Campus Announcements

Plants, frozen green chile now on sale

Frozen green chile is available at the Chile Pepper Institute.

· NuMex Heritage 6-4 (Mild)

· NuMex Heritage Big Jim (Medium/Hot)

· NuMex Sandia Select (Hot)

There are about 10 chiles per bag. Chiles are roasted and peeled.

We are located in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 265. For more information call 575-646-3028.

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric online workshop begins March 27

This is a two-week, fully online course that begins March 27 and ends April 7 with facilitator Sandy Johnson, Instructional Innovation & Quality.

The Applying the QM Rubric workshop is Quality Matter's (QM) flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the QM Rubric to review online courses. It is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors who wish to understand more about the QM Rubric and process of course review. This workshop is the pre-requisite for the Peer Reviewer Course, which is the required course to become a certified QM Peer Reviewer.

If you have questions, please email Sandy Johnson at srjohnso@nmsu.edu

To register, please find Applying the Quality Matters Rubric Online Workshop at https://trainingcentral.nmsu.edu/Saba/Web/Main.

Red to Green Financial Wellness Workshop to be held March 28

Student Loans: Ins and Outs will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in Domenici Hall, Room 005.

Taking out student loans is the easy part. It’s paying them back that’s tricky. We can help you with your options. Come check out Red to Green Money Management’s workshop on the ins and outs of student loans.

All students, faculty and staff are welcome. For more information, go to careerservices.nmsu.edu/red-to-green/. Also, follow us on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook for weekly updates and financial tips.

If you can’t make this event, no need to worry. Schedule an appointment with a Peer Financial Wellness Coach by contacting us at finlit@nmsu.edu or 575-646-1631. You can also go to http://careerservices.nmsu.edu/career-services-appointment-request/ to submit a request online.

'Entwined Philosophies' performances set for March 31, April 1

The seniors of the NMSU Dance Program present “Entwined Philosophies” at 7:30 p.m. March 31, and at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. April 1, at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts. For information or tickets call 575-646-4067 or email nmsu_dance@nmsu.edu.

NMSU-Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center partnership call for proposals

Funds are available for two levels of collaborative research: pilot and full projects. The goal of the NMSU/Fred Hutch U54 PACR partnership is to continue to build upon increasing cancer research capacity at NMSU and to increase knowledge and attention to cancer-related health disparities at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. The Letter of Intent is due at 6 p.m. MT Friday, April 14. Proposals are due at 6 p.m. MT Monday, July 31, and the start date is September 2018.

Download the RFA and proposal application forms at http://cancer.nmsu.edu.

For more information contact Graciela Unguez at gunguez@nmsu.edu or Lene Loest at hloest@nmsu.edu or 575-646-5104.

'The Cultural Experience: A Trip Around the World in Six Hours' to be held April 29

The Cultural Diversity Committee from DACC will be having an event on April 29 called “The Cultural Experience: Around the World in Six Hours.” It will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the East Mesa Campus DASR building. The event will have stations from around the seven continents with different activities that will be culturally relevant to a continent. There will be food, games, music and a laser show at the end.