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NMSU Hotline — January 8, 2018

Student Success Center at NMSU provides resources to help students


Preparing for graduate school can be a daunting task. For Luis Mata, it was a relief when he realized assistance was available at New Mexico State University’s Student Success Center.

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Campus Announcements

Joe Gomez retirement reception to be held Tuesday

Please join us for a retirement reception for Joe Gomez from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. Gomez has 34 years of service with the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and has most recently served in the capacity of laboratory division director. The reception will be at NMDA, located at 3190 S. Espina. For more information, please contact Dyanne Pena at 575-646-3008.

Last week to apply for NMSU Manager Certification Program

The Manager Certification Program (MCP) is a unique opportunity for you to build critical management-level knowledge, skills and competencies required to efficiently and effectively carry out the functions of managing employees and departments in support of the NMSU mission, vision and values. The MCP is a year-long program for NMSU staff currently in a supervisory or higher level management position or those who are on a career path to move into a supervisory or manager position. Applications for the 2018 program will be accepted until Sunday, Jan. 14. Learn more about MCP and apply at http://training.nmsu.edu/leadership/mcp.

For questions or additional information related to the Manager Certification Program, please contact the Center for Learning & Professional Development at 575-646-7444 or by email at training@nmsu.edu.

NMSU Confucius Institute, Chinese Students to host Chinese New Year Fair

The New Mexico State University Chinese Students and Scholars' Association and Confucius Institute will be hosting a Chinese New Year Fair at 4 p.m. Feb. 17, at the Corbett Center Student Union. This event is free and open to the public and will include free authentic Chinese food, a raffle and fun activities open to community participation such as calligraphy instruction, traditional Chinese paper cutting and games.

Company develops innovative wild horse feeding stations with help from NMSU’s Arrowhead Center

Roch Hart is a third-generation New Mexican with a deep, genuine appreciation for the land and its expansive mountains, desert and scrub, and the petroglyphs that adorn far reaches of the private, 20,000-acre ranch he manages. Hart recognizes that preservation is the key to maintaining New Mexico’s land heritage.

As a retired police officer, former plant manager, tour guide operator and photographer, Hart maintains that he became a rancher almost by accident. It is through this position that he’s used entrepreneurial thinking to to identify a problem at his workplace, in this case a 20,000-acre ranch, and develop a solution for a costly situation.