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NMSU Hotline — February 12, 2018

NMSU biology professor to present on effects of climate change on coral reefs


A Regents professor in New Mexico State University’s biology department will give a presentation on a trip she and several students took to Hawaii to study coral-reef conservation as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ “Global Connections” series.

The lecture begins at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Health and Social Services Auditorium, Room 101A. The event is free and open to the public.

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Campus Announcements

Career Services information table available today

Career Services will be hosting an information table at the College of Business Complex Lobby today from 2 to 4 p.m. to assist students with resumes, cover letters, information on employment opportunities and upcoming spring fairs, Employment Extravaganza and Educators Job Fair. We will have free materials for students. Come spin the wheel for your chance to win great prizes.

Please contact salinasm@nmsu.edu or Career Services at 575-646-1631 to schedule an appointment or for any questions. Visit us at careerservices.nmsu.edu.

Weekly flower sales resume Wednesday

The NMSU Floral team will resume weekly flower sales starting Wednesday, Feb. 14, with a large selection of flowers for Valentine's day. Weekly sales are from 9 to 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday of the regular semester, in the lobby of Gerald Thomas Hall. Hours for Valentine's Day may be extended through the early afternoon.

Additionally, our "semester of flowers" program will begin. For more information on receiving weekly flowers at your desk for the entire semester, instead of coming down to the sales, email coach Sabine Green, AIFD, at swhitley@nmsu.edu.

Domenici Institute student programs information session to be held Wednesday

New Mexico State University’s Domenici Institute for Public Policy is now accepting applications for the 20-person student cohort who are tasked with asking Domenici Public Policy Conference speakers inquisitive questions. The conference is set for Sept. 12 and 13 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Panelist applications are due by March 30.

An information session will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, for students to learn more about the Domenici Institute student programs. The session will be held in Domenici Hall, Room 252, and streamed online. For online access contact Aaron Stoddard at stoddard@nmsu.edu.

Applications are open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Applications require both a nomination from a faculty member or school administrator and a one-page student letter of interest expressing why the student would like to be a panelist. All materials must be received by March 30. Applicants will be notified via email of their selection status on or before April 11.

Application instructions to include the faculty/administrator nomination form and student letter details are available on the conference page of the Domenici Institute’s website at http://domenici.nmsu.edu. For questions about the Domenici Student Panelist Program contact Kevin Boberg at 575-646-1334 or kboberg@nmsu.edu.

GEICO to host externship

GEICO is excited to host an externship for upcoming NMSU grads. This is your chance to shadow different departments, network with managers, and see their office in Tucson, Arizona.

Requirements include graduating in May 2018, business degree, 3.0 cumulative GPA and willingness to relocate to Tucson. Please visit the AggieCareer Manager JOB ID # 56028 (https://www.myinterfase.com/nmsu/job_view.aspx?token=OZ%2f4Q2GJ4tgUW1HE8Kyhjg%3d%3d), for the complete job description, qualifications and application instructions.

Deadline to apply is no later than Tuesday, Feb .13. Please contact the NMSU Career Services at 575-646-1631 or coop@nmsu.edu if you have any questions.

Glen Cerny retirement reception set for Feb. 23

Join the staff of KRWG Public Media in bidding a fond farewell to longtime General Manager Glen Cerny with a retirement reception in TV Studio A at Milton Hall. Cerny has served as Director of University Broadcasting for more than 11 years.

His first task at KRWG was uniting two disparate services, FM and TV, into one unit. Under his leadership, KRWG initiated several regional partnerships using PBS educational resources, twice brought StoryCorps to Las Cruces, expanded local programming and the broadcast area, and the station won several Emmy awards under his guidance.

Please drop by from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, to share in some cake and refreshments, and wish Cerny and his wife, Sue, the best for this new chapter in their lives.

NMSU Employee Council selects new officers, members

On Feb. 8, NMSU Employee Council welcomed the following new voting and alternate members to the council, including Anne Hubbell, Denise Rodriguez-Strawn, Karla Volpi, Marisela Marquez, Letty Gallegos, Vandeen McKenzie, Milen Bartnick, Karena Pirtle, John Miers and Juanita Garcia. Congratulations to Keith Mandabach and Naveen Puppala for being reelected to serve on Employee Council for the next three years.

Special thanks to departing members for their service to NMSU Employee Council, including Roseanne Bensley, a long-standing member and past chair whose efforts have brought about the formation of the ‘A’ Mountain Staff Award, which we have awarded since 2011. Thanks also to Gina Franks for her service and support of NMSU employees.

The Council has selected new officers, including the selection of Monica Dunivan as Chair of Employee Council for the next year. For additional information about Employee Council membership, please see https://empcouncil.nmsu.edu/index/membership/.

NMSU Board of Regents to meet Feb. 12

The Board of Regents of New Mexico State University will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in the Regents Room of the Educational Services Building on the NMSU Las Cruces Campus.

In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, copies of the agenda will be made available at NMSU’s Zuhl Library on the Las Cruces campus at least 72 hours prior to the meeting and accessible on the public university website at https://regents.nmsu.edu/agenda/. Please contact the Office of the Board of Regents at 575-646-5997 if you need additional information.

The meeting will be available by webcast through the link at https://panopto.nmsu.edu/bor/.