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NMSU Hotline — January 12, 2018

Film festival to unveil 2018 official poster at public event


The Las Cruces International Film Festival (LCIFF) presented by New Mexico State University is set for March 7-11 but film lovers can get a preview when festival organizers unveil the 2018 festival poster at a special event from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at the Cutter Gallery at 2640 El Paseo Road.

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Zuhl Museum open Saturday

Be dazzled by one of the largest and finest collections of petrified wood, fossils and minerals on display in the country. Experience the History of Life Gallery and have a blast at the brand new Kid’s Corner. The newly renovated and expanded Zuhl Museum will be open from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. Located inside the NMSU Alumni Visitor’s Center at 775 College Dr.
For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1960741870830514/.

Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management meals, events begin next month

The School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management has another great semester of meals and events planned. They start on Tuesday, Feb. 6, with our Chef Artist Dinner and Silent Auction featuring chef Andres Padilla, HRTM '03, Chef de Cuisine at Chicago's award-winning Topolobampo Restaurant. All proceeds benefit the HRTM Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund and Student Travel Fund.

This is followed by our TAP Happy Hour on Feb. 9 "Olympic Openers," the 100 West Cafe Lunch series starting on Feb. 13 with Italian cuisine, and our first International Dinner, "Tour de France" on Feb. 15, and a Tequila Tasting and Mixology Community Presentation on Feb. 27.

Please visit our website at http://aces.nmsu.edu/100west/index.html for information about all of the meals and events or stop by our office, Gerald Thomas Hall Room 138, to pick up a brochure, ask questions or make reservations for the dinners or presentations.

Registration open for premier higher ed assessment conference

Registration is open for the New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention (NMHEAR) Conference, which focuses on assessment and retention in higher education in New Mexico. The NMHEAR Conference will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, and Friday, Feb. 23, in Albuquerque.

Natasha Jankowski, director of the National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA), an organization prominent in learning outcomes assessment, will be the keynote speaker. Jankowski will also conduct a pre-conference workshop.

The conference will focus on building sustainable and equitable assessment processes and is a great place to learn about best practices related to assessment and retention.

Vist https://nmhear.nmsu.edu/ to register or for additional information about the conference.

NMSU dance students to showcase talents in ‘Thresholds,’ host high school students

The New Mexico State University Department of Kinesiology and Dance will host two events this month that will showcase the talents of its dance students and provide information about the dance program.

NMSU dance seniors will host their culminating choreographic event “Thresholds” with performances at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 and 20, and at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 21, at the ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under 12. For more information or for tickets, call 575-646-4067.


NMSU to host certification course for food service industry professionals

New Mexico State University will host a three-day training and certification course designed for food and beverage industry professionals.

The course, “FSPCA – Preventive Controls for Human Food Full Course for Preventive Controls Qualified Individual,” will take place from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8, and 7:30 a.m.- noon Feb. 9, at the Dońa Ana Community College Workforce Development and Career Readiness center, 2345 E. Nevada Ave. Out-of-state registration fee is $500, and the registration fee for in-state is $200. Cost includes refreshments, lunch, a manual with materials, and an Association of Food and Drug Officials certificate.