Carlsbad catalog 2014-2015 by New Mexico State University

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citizens’ professional advisory councils the citizens’ professional advisory councils cpac represent individual community stakeholder groups primarily aligned with workforce and academic instructional areas of the college cpac gives community stakeholders a chance to influence the college’s role in the community and communicate the needs of individual organizations and businesses as they relate to the college advisory councils are comprised of local employers and organizational representatives and involve valued constituencies in nmsu carlsbad’s planning for the educational needs of its students again cpac events allow the college and its community stakeholders to gather together to communicate external stakeholder wants and needs cpac members come from the business community public education law enforcement research laboratories government agencies private industry media etc cpac events take place once or more a semester and involve dinners breakout sessions focus groups etc student organizations activities associated students the associated students of nmsu carlsbad represents the student body the associated students is composed of members who are elected at the close of each semester to serve during the next two regular academic semesters summer sessions excluded any student enrolled for a minimum of 6 semester credits possessing a 2.0 grade-point average or higher and is in good standing is eligible for election to associated students responsibilities of the associated students include identifying qualifications for the recognition of student organizations and related funding student social activities student activity budgets student publications student elections students’ academic freedoms and the use of facilities dedicated for students’ social cultural recreational and service activities associated students is open to all students meeting qualifications students are encouraged to join and actively participate in the student government for more information call 5752349335 phi theta kappa phi theta kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges to be eligible students must have a 3.5 gpa have completed 12 credit hours of non-developmental course work be of good character and be recommended by faculty members are invited to membership once per semester members are eligible for special conferences workshops and scholarships for more information call 575234-9371 new mexico state university carlsbad l 2014~2015 academic catalog beta alpha delta nmsu carlsbad supports the beta alpha delta chapter of the american criminal justice association/lambda alpha epsilon the association is a national criminal justice professional type fraternity the college has a very active chapter that raises funds to attend regional and national conference/competitions perform community service projects and campus service projects and have fun membership in the association gives the students an opportunity to improve their cj skills and knowledge network with people from all over the united states and further criminal justice professionalism membership is open to anyone who has an interest in criminal justice there are three levels of participation for competition purposes lower division academic upper division academic and professional for further information please call 575234-9354 student nurses association the nmsu carlsbad student nurses association is an organization for nursing students designed to contribute to nursing education to provide programs representative of the fundamental interests and concerns of nursing students and to aid nursing students in the development of the whole person and to promote and encourage collaborative relationships with nursing and health related organizations membership is open to pre and current nursing students for more information call 575234-9300 active minds active minds http www.activeminds.org is a national student organization that aims to remove the stigma surrounding mental health and to create a comfortable environment for an open conversation about mental health issues on campus meetings are held on a regular basis to plan activities that promote awareness about mental health including eating disorders depression managing stress and anxiety suicide prevention and more membership is open to any interested student for more information contact student counseling services at 575234-9377 skillsusa skillsusa is a national nonprofit student organization that serves student enrolled in career and technical education training programs at our nation’s public high schools and colleges skillsusa’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers and responsible american citizens skillsusa complements technical skills training with instruction in the employability skills that make a well-rounded worker and citizen skillsusa is an applied method of learning where students practice skills and build self-confidence while helping their schools and communities our program emphasizes high ethical standards superior work skills lifelong education and pride for more information call 575234-9470 31