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Campus News
     
Your faculty and staff news since 1965
Current Issue: August 25, 2003
Volume 39, Number 3

In brief

'Lobo Battalion' joins U.S. Army Cadet Command

The United States Army Cadet Command and UNM will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the “Lobo Battalion” to officially mark its activation into the U.S. Army Cadet Command on Thursday, Sept. 4 at 4:30 p.m. on the lawn near Scholes Hall and the Maxwell Museum.

“This is the first time that the ROTC program has existed in full with its own department and staff located at the University,” said Major Hans F. Hunt.

An Army ROTC program did exist in the early 1990’s, but was an extension program of New Mexico State University, he said.

Maxwell Museum celebrates Asia Sept. 6

The UNM Maxwell Museum Association hosts “Celebrate Asia” a salute to Asian culture and cuisine at the ballroom in the newly renovated Student Union Building, Saturday, Sept. 6, at 6 p.m. The cost is $125 per person and $1,250 for a reserved table for 10.

The event benefits the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies at UNM.

The gala dinner features Asian cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs. Entertainment includes music, dance and a silent auction.

For more information, call 277-0196

Hispanic Cultural Center offers volunteer training

Fall training classes for those interested in volunteer work at the National Hispanic Cultural Center will be held 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 11 or Saturday, Sept. 13 at the center's Wells Fargo Auditorium.

Volunteers support literary, performing arts and music events and other activities. Docents are volunteers who receive extra training and give tours.

Call to reserve a space, Doug Simon, volunteer coordinator, 246-2261, ext. 142, or visit http://www.nhccnm.org.