July 20, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Work-Study Opportunities (NEW)

The Federal Work-Study program provides part-time employment to students attending institutions of higher education who need the earnings to help meet their costs of postsecondary education and encourages students receiving FWS assistance to participate in community service activities. See if you are eligible and how to apply here: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities

Name the New Cafe Contest 

We are asking for suggestions for the new name of the space vacated by Chick-fil-A in the Food Court.

Please submit your ideas to Lindy Owen by end of day July 24. Send your email to  lindyowen12@yahoo.com.

Parking Garage Levels to Be Closed

The 3rd, fourth, and fifth floor of the parking garage will be closed until Aug. 15. However, the faculty/staff picnic is still going on as planned Thursday.

Work Study Position Available for High School Relations 

High School Relations in the Washington County Center is looking for an energetic student to fill the workstudy position. It will be up to 15 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested students need to email their name, ID# and resume to cmccall1@nwacc.edu.

Reminder: Faculty and Staff Picnic (TODAY)

This is a reminder regarding the Faculty/Staff picnic on July 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on the fourth floor of the parking deck. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be served.

Summer II Tutor Information 

Online and in-person tutoring services are available for Summer II. For more information, please visit: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.

Work-Study Positions Available – Dean of Students Office 

NWACC’s Dean of Students Office is seeking dependable work study students.

We have positions open for up to 19 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid.

Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to jschraeder@nwacc.edu for inquiries.

Washington County IT Work Study Position Available 

NWACC’s Washington County Center is seeking a dependable IT work study student. The position will be for up to 19 hours per week and this position may work at any of the Washington County Centers (Farmington Center, The Jones Center, or the Washington County Center).

Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to swestonrothfus@nwacc.edu or call 479-927-3330 for inquiries.

Construction Planned for July 7 through August 4 

Construction is underway in the art alley at Burns Hall. The construction will continue each Monday –Thursday after 1 p.m., and each Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Aug. 4.

This will be very noisy at times, and we apologize for the inconvenience. A map identifying the entrances and exits that will be closed can be found here.

Volunteers Needed – New Student Open House 

New Student Open House will be August 15 from 4-7 p.m.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with grilling hot dogs, handing out popcorn, and assisting students in the Information Commons. Please contact Austin Schader (aschader@nwacc.edu) to sign up.

Travel Discounts for NWACC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni 

Planning to travel this summer? Don’t miss out on exclusive travel discounts, courtesy of the NWACC Alumni Association. Contact us at alumni@nwacc.edu for more information on how you can save money on hotels, car rentals, movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, Broadway and Vegas shows, shopping and more!

Concealed Carry Task Force Meeting Minutes Now Available

In response to the new Arkansas State Law Act 562, NWACC has formed a Conceal Carry Task Force to ensure we are in full compliance by September 1, 2017. The notes to the task force meetings are published on your “My NWACC Connection” (Employee –My Work). If you have any questions, please contact your DIRECT supervisor or email Debi Buckley – dbuckley@nwacc.edu, or Teresa Taylor – ttaylor19@nwacc.edu.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, CLICK HERE or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC THANKS! 

Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php

NWACC in the News 

KNWA: Preventing Summer Learning Loss in Fayetteville

July 19, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Parking Hangtag Renewals for 2017-2018 

Faculty and Staff

Parking Hangtags for Faculty and Staff are now available at the DPS offices in Burns Hall and the Center for Health Professions from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

Reserved Hangtags for Burns Hall, the Parking Garage, and the Student Center will be available at the Burns Hall DPS office, and all other Reserved Hangtags will be available at the Center for Health Professions DPS office.

*Hangtags will not be issued without a Faculty/Staff ID Card and Old Hangtag.

Students

Student Hangtags are now available at the Student Information Center on the first floor of the Student Center during normal SIC hours.

*Hangtags will not be issued without a Student ID Card.

If you have any questions please contact Public Safety at 619-4229.

Name the New Cafe Contest 

We are asking for suggestions for the new name of the space vacated by Chick-fil-A in the Food Court.

Please submit your ideas to Lindy Owen by end of day July 24. Send your email to  lindyowen12@yahoo.com.

Parking Garage Levels to Be Closed

The 3rd, fourth, and fifth floor of the parking garage will be closed until Aug. 15. However, the faculty/staff picnic is still going on as planned Thursday.

Disability Resource Center Closed Wed 7/19 (TODAY)

The Disability Resource Center on the Bentonville campus will be closed on Wednesday, July 19, for records maintenance. Staff will, however, be available during office hours (8 a.m.-6 p.m.) to answer phone calls and set appointments. Thank you.

Work Study Position Available for High School Relations 

High School Relations in the Washington County Center is looking for an energetic student to fill the workstudy position. It will be up to 15 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested students need to email their name, ID# and resume to cmccall1@nwacc.edu.

Reminder: Faculty and Staff Picnic 

This is a reminder regarding the Faculty/Staff picnic on July 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on the fourth floor of the parking deck. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be served.

Summer II Tutor Information 

Online and in-person tutoring services are available for Summer II. For more information, please visit: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.

Work-Study Positions Available – Dean of Students Office 

NWACC’s Dean of Students Office is seeking dependable work study students.

We have positions open for up to 19 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid.

Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to jschraeder@nwacc.edu for inquiries.

Washington County IT Work Study Position Available 

NWACC’s Washington County Center is seeking a dependable IT work study student. The position will be for up to 19 hours per week and this position may work at any of the Washington County Centers (Farmington Center, The Jones Center, or the Washington County Center).

Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to swestonrothfus@nwacc.edu or call 479-927-3330 for inquiries.

Construction Planned for July 7 through August 4 

Construction is underway in the art alley at Burns Hall. The construction will continue each Monday –Thursday after 1 p.m., and each Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Aug. 4.

This will be very noisy at times, and we apologize for the inconvenience. A map identifying the entrances and exits that will be closed can be found here.

Volunteers Needed – New Student Open House 

New Student Open House will be August 15 from 4-7 p.m.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with grilling hot dogs, handing out popcorn, and assisting students in the Information Commons. Please contact Austin Schader (aschader@nwacc.edu) to sign up.

Travel Discounts for NWACC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni 

Planning to travel this summer? Don’t miss out on exclusive travel discounts, courtesy of the NWACC Alumni Association. Contact us at alumni@nwacc.edu for more information on how you can save money on hotels, car rentals, movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, Broadway and Vegas shows, shopping and more!

Concealed Carry Task Force Meeting Minutes Now Available

In response to the new Arkansas State Law Act 562, NWACC has formed a Conceal Carry Task Force to ensure we are in full compliance by September 1, 2017. The notes to the task force meetings are published on your “My NWACC Connection” (Employee –My Work). If you have any questions, please contact your DIRECT supervisor or email Debi Buckley – dbuckley@nwacc.edu, or Teresa Taylor – ttaylor19@nwacc.edu.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, CLICK HERE or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC THANKS! 

Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php

NWACC in the News 

KNWA: Young Athletes Program Promotes Physical Fitness

The Weekly Vista: Library News

July 18, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Parking Hangtag Renewals for 2017-2018 (NEW)

Faculty and Staff

Parking Hangtags for Faculty and Staff are now available at the DPS offices in Burns Hall and the Center for Health Professions from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.

Reserved Hangtags for Burns Hall, the Parking Garage, and the Student Center will be available at the Burns Hall DPS office, and all other Reserved Hangtags will be available at the Center for Health Professions DPS office.

*Hangtags will not be issued without a Faculty/Staff ID Card and Old Hangtag.

Students

Student Hangtags are now available at the Student Information Center on the first floor of the Student Center during normal SIC hours.

*Hangtags will not be issued without a Student ID Card.

If you have any questions please contact Public Safety at 619-4229.

Name the New Cafe Contest (NEW)

We are asking for suggestions for the new name of the space vacated by Chick-fil-A in the Food Court.

Please submit your ideas to Lindy Owen by end of day July 24. Send your email to  lindyowen12@yahoo.com.

Parking Garage Levels to Be Closed (NEW)

The 3rd, fourth, and fifth floor of the parking garage will be closed until Aug. 15. However, the faculty/staff picnic is still going on as planned Thursday.

Disability Resource Center Closed Wed 7/19 

The Disability Resource Center on the Bentonville campus will be closed on Wednesday, July 19, for records maintenance. Staff will, however, be available during office hours (8 a.m.-6 p.m.) to answer phone calls and set appointments. Thank you.

Work Study Position Available for High School Relations 

High School Relations in the Washington County Center is looking for an energetic student to fill the workstudy position. It will be up to 15 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested students need to email their name, ID# and resume to cmccall1@nwacc.edu.

Reminder: Faculty and Staff Picnic 

This is a reminder regarding the Faculty/Staff picnic on July 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on the fourth floor of the parking deck. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be served.

Summer II Tutor Information 

Online and in-person tutoring services are available for Summer II. For more information, please visit: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.

Work-Study Positions Available – Dean of Students Office 

NWACC’s Dean of Students Office is seeking dependable work study students.

We have positions open for up to 19 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid.

Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to jschraeder@nwacc.edu for inquiries.

Washington County IT Work Study Position Available 

NWACC’s Washington County Center is seeking a dependable IT work study student. The position will be for up to 19 hours per week and this position may work at any of the Washington County Centers (Farmington Center, The Jones Center, or the Washington County Center).

Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to swestonrothfus@nwacc.edu or call 479-927-3330 for inquiries.

Construction Planned for July 7 through August 4 

Construction is underway in the art alley at Burns Hall. The construction will continue each Monday –Thursday after 1 p.m., and each Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Aug. 4.

This will be very noisy at times, and we apologize for the inconvenience. A map identifying the entrances and exits that will be closed can be found here.

Volunteers Needed – New Student Open House 

New Student Open House will be August 15 from 4-7 p.m.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with grilling hot dogs, handing out popcorn, and assisting students in the Information Commons. Please contact Austin Schader (aschader@nwacc.edu) to sign up.

Calling All Superhero Volunteers: 2017 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed! 

“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” – Maya Angelou

They wait to be called to duty, ready to respond when needed. Their heroic acts not only touch the lives of our students, but our colleagues and programs around campus. They’re enthusiastic about changing lives, passionate about education, and have great personalities to boot! They are iGive Leadership Volunteers.

No light sabers, supersonic screwdrivers or tool belts are required to volunteer. Just bring your smile and get ready to see what happens when you and the rest of our NWACC community combine powers!

To join or get more details, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Travel Discounts for NWACC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni 

Planning to travel this summer? Don’t miss out on exclusive travel discounts, courtesy of the NWACC Alumni Association. Contact us at alumni@nwacc.edu for more information on how you can save money on hotels, car rentals, movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, Broadway and Vegas shows, shopping and more!

Concealed Carry Task Force Meeting Minutes Now Available

In response to the new Arkansas State Law Act 562, NWACC has formed a Conceal Carry Task Force to ensure we are in full compliance by September 1, 2017. The notes to the task force meetings are published on your “My NWACC Connection” (Employee –My Work). If you have any questions, please contact your DIRECT supervisor or email Debi Buckley – dbuckley@nwacc.edu, or Teresa Taylor – ttaylor19@nwacc.edu.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, CLICK HERE or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC THANKS! 

Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php

NWACC in the News 

KNWA: Young Athletes Program Promotes Physical Fitness

The Weekly Vista: Library News

July 17, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Disability Resource Center Closed Wed 7/19 (NEW)

The Disability Resource Center on the Bentonville campus will be closed on Wednesday, July 19, for records maintenance. Staff will, however, be available during office hours (8 a.m.-6 p.m.) to answer phone calls and set appointments. Thank you.

Work Study Position Available for High School Relations (NEW)

High School Relations in the Washington County Center is looking for an energetic student to fill the workstudy position. It will be up to 15 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested students need to email their name, ID# and resume to cmccall1@nwacc.edu.

Reminder: Faculty and Staff Picnic 

This is a reminder regarding the Faculty/Staff picnic on July 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on the fourth floor of the parking deck. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be served.

Summer II Tutor Information 

Online and in-person tutoring services are available for Summer II. For more information, please visit: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.

Work-Study Positions Available – Dean of Students Office 

NWACC’s Dean of Students Office is seeking dependable work study students.

We have positions open for up to 19 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid.

Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to jschraeder@nwacc.edu for inquiries.

Washington County IT Work Study Position Available 

NWACC’s Washington County Center is seeking a dependable IT work study student. The position will be for up to 19 hours per week and this position may work at any of the Washington County Centers (Farmington Center, The Jones Center, or the Washington County Center).

Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to swestonrothfus@nwacc.edu or call 479-927-3330 for inquiries.

Construction Planned for July 7 through August 4 

Construction is underway in the art alley at Burns Hall. The construction will continue each Monday –Thursday after 1 p.m., and each Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Aug. 4.

This will be very noisy at times, and we apologize for the inconvenience. A map identifying the entrances and exits that will be closed can be found here.

Volunteers Needed – New Student Open House 

New Student Open House will be August 15 from 4-7 p.m.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with grilling hot dogs, handing out popcorn, and assisting students in the Information Commons. Please contact Austin Schader (aschader@nwacc.edu) to sign up.

Calling All Superhero Volunteers: 2017 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed! 

“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” – Maya Angelou

They wait to be called to duty, ready to respond when needed. Their heroic acts not only touch the lives of our students, but our colleagues and programs around campus. They’re enthusiastic about changing lives, passionate about education, and have great personalities to boot! They are iGive Leadership Volunteers.

No light sabers, supersonic screwdrivers or tool belts are required to volunteer. Just bring your smile and get ready to see what happens when you and the rest of our NWACC community combine powers!

To join or get more details, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Travel Discounts for NWACC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni 

Planning to travel this summer? Don’t miss out on exclusive travel discounts, courtesy of the NWACC Alumni Association. Contact us at alumni@nwacc.edu for more information on how you can save money on hotels, car rentals, movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, Broadway and Vegas shows, shopping and more!

Concealed Carry Task Force Meeting Minutes Now Available

In response to the new Arkansas State Law Act 562, NWACC has formed a Conceal Carry Task Force to ensure we are in full compliance by September 1, 2017. The notes to the task force meetings are published on your “My NWACC Connection” (Employee –My Work). If you have any questions, please contact your DIRECT supervisor or email Debi Buckley – dbuckley@nwacc.edu, or Teresa Taylor – ttaylor19@nwacc.edu.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, CLICK HERE or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC THANKS! 

Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php

NWACC in the News 

KNWA: Young Athletes Program Promotes Physical Fitness

The Weekly Vista: Library News

July 13, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reminder: Holiday Week Timesheets

Reminder for timesheets due today: Employees receive only 8 hours of holiday pay for each observed holiday, so for Independence Day (July 4), all employees must record vacation on their timesheets for their remaining hours on July 4.  For example, employees working 4/10s this summer will record 2 hours of vacation, employees working 9 hour days will record 1 hour of vacation, etc.   This applies to both hourly (non-exempt) AND salaried (exempt) employees.

If you have any questions at all, please call Robin Roitz at 619-4392 or Julie Doner at 619-4131.

Reminder: Faculty and Staff Picnic 

This is a reminder regarding the Faculty/Staff picnic on July 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on the fourth floor of the parking deck. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be served.

Summer II Tutor Information 

Online and in-person tutoring services are available for Summer II. For more information, please visit: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.

Work-Study Positions Available – Dean of Students Office 

NWACC’s Dean of Students Office is seeking dependable work study students.

We have positions open for up to 19 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid.

Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to jschraeder@nwacc.edu for inquiries.

Washington County IT Work Study Position Available 

NWACC’s Washington County Center is seeking a dependable IT work study student. The position will be for up to 19 hours per week and this position may work at any of the Washington County Centers (Farmington Center, The Jones Center, or the Washington County Center).

Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to swestonrothfus@nwacc.edu or call 479-927-3330 for inquiries.

Construction Planned for July 7 through August 4 

Construction is underway in the art alley at Burns Hall. The construction will continue each Monday –Thursday after 1 p.m., and each Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Aug. 4.

This will be very noisy at times, and we apologize for the inconvenience. A map identifying the entrances and exits that will be closed can be found here.

Volunteers Needed – New Student Open House 

New Student Open House will be August 15 from 4-7 p.m.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with grilling hot dogs, handing out popcorn, and assisting students in the Information Commons. Please contact Austin Schader (aschader@nwacc.edu) to sign up.

Jeans Week for Domestic & Sexual Violence Awareness (This week)

This week, July 10-14, is our monthly Jeans Week for Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness. You are invited to wear jeans for a minimum donation of $10. All money collected will be divided between the NWA Women’s Shelter and the NWA Center for Sexual Assault. Since December, we have raised over $2,000 – let’s keep up the good work.

Please take donations to Danielle Schader, 2nd floor of the Student Center SC 225 I or Jamie Schraeder in SC 225 E. If you are in a position that already allows you to wear jeans, you may still make a donation if you would like. Also, please use your discretion during Jeans Week when meeting with off-campus individuals or groups.

Calling All Superhero Volunteers: 2017 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed! 

“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” – Maya Angelou

They wait to be called to duty, ready to respond when needed. Their heroic acts not only touch the lives of our students, but our colleagues and programs around campus. They’re enthusiastic about changing lives, passionate about education, and have great personalities to boot! They are iGive Leadership Volunteers.

No light sabers, supersonic screwdrivers or tool belts are required to volunteer. Just bring your smile and get ready to see what happens when you and the rest of our NWACC community combine powers!

To join or get more details, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Travel Discounts for NWACC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni 

Planning to travel this summer? Don’t miss out on exclusive travel discounts, courtesy of the NWACC Alumni Association. Contact us at alumni@nwacc.edu for more information on how you can save money on hotels, car rentals, movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, Broadway and Vegas shows, shopping and more!

Concealed Carry Task Force Meeting Minutes Now Available

In response to the new Arkansas State Law Act 562, NWACC has formed a Conceal Carry Task Force to ensure we are in full compliance by September 1, 2017. The notes to the task force meetings are published on your “My NWACC Connection” (Employee –My Work). If you have any questions, please contact your DIRECT supervisor or email Debi Buckley – dbuckley@nwacc.edu, or Teresa Taylor – ttaylor19@nwacc.edu.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, CLICK HERE or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC THANKS! 

Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php

NWACC in the News 

The Free Weekly: Documenting a Wonder Woman  (Stephanie Lewis)

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Opinion clears college to build outside district

 

July 12, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Reminder: Faculty and Staff Picnic 

This is a reminder regarding the Faculty/Staff picnic on July 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on the fourth floor of the parking deck. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be served.

Summer II Tutor Information 

Online and in-person tutoring services are available for Summer II. For more information, please visit: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.

Work-Study Positions Available – Dean of Students Office 

NWACC’s Dean of Students Office is seeking dependable work study students.

We have positions open for up to 19 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid.

Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to jschraeder@nwacc.edu for inquiries.

Washington County IT Work Study Position Available 

NWACC’s Washington County Center is seeking a dependable IT work study student. The position will be for up to 19 hours per week and this position may work at any of the Washington County Centers (Farmington Center, The Jones Center, or the Washington County Center).

Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to swestonrothfus@nwacc.edu or call 479-927-3330 for inquiries.

Construction Planned for July 7 through August 4 

Construction is underway in the art alley at Burns Hall. The construction will continue each Monday –Thursday after 1 p.m., and each Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Aug. 4.

This will be very noisy at times, and we apologize for the inconvenience. A map identifying the entrances and exits that will be closed can be found here.

Volunteers Needed – New Student Open House 

New Student Open House will be August 15 from 4-7 p.m.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with grilling hot dogs, handing out popcorn, and assisting students in the Information Commons. Please contact Austin Schader (aschader@nwacc.edu) to sign up.

Jeans Week for Domestic & Sexual Violence Awareness (This week)

This week, July 10-14, is our monthly Jeans Week for Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness. You are invited to wear jeans for a minimum donation of $10. All money collected will be divided between the NWA Women’s Shelter and the NWA Center for Sexual Assault. Since December, we have raised over $2,000 – let’s keep up the good work.

Please take donations to Danielle Schader, 2nd floor of the Student Center SC 225 I or Jamie Schraeder in SC 225 E. If you are in a position that already allows you to wear jeans, you may still make a donation if you would like. Also, please use your discretion during Jeans Week when meeting with off-campus individuals or groups.

Calling All Superhero Volunteers: 2017 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed! 

“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” – Maya Angelou

They wait to be called to duty, ready to respond when needed. Their heroic acts not only touch the lives of our students, but our colleagues and programs around campus. They’re enthusiastic about changing lives, passionate about education, and have great personalities to boot! They are iGive Leadership Volunteers.

No light sabers, supersonic screwdrivers or tool belts are required to volunteer. Just bring your smile and get ready to see what happens when you and the rest of our NWACC community combine powers!

To join or get more details, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Travel Discounts for NWACC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni 

Planning to travel this summer? Don’t miss out on exclusive travel discounts, courtesy of the NWACC Alumni Association. Contact us at alumni@nwacc.edu for more information on how you can save money on hotels, car rentals, movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, Broadway and Vegas shows, shopping and more!

Concealed Carry Task Force Meeting Minutes Now Available

In response to the new Arkansas State Law Act 562, NWACC has formed a Conceal Carry Task Force to ensure we are in full compliance by September 1, 2017. The notes to the task force meetings are published on your “My NWACC Connection” (Employee –My Work). If you have any questions, please contact your DIRECT supervisor or email Debi Buckley – dbuckley@nwacc.edu, or Teresa Taylor – ttaylor19@nwacc.edu.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, CLICK HERE or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC THANKS! 

Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php

NWACC in the News 

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Sponsors spark hope (Single Parent Scholarship & Enactus)

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Region’s employers lead to increases across races

July 11, 2017

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Amazon Prime Day & NWACC Foundation (NEW)

Amazon’s third-annual Prime Day is on Tuesday, July 11, and will feature more than 100,000 deals exclusively for Prime members. Amazon will donate a portion of sales today to the NorthWest Arkansas Community College Foundation. Additional information and a link follow.

When you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation Inc. Shop for great deals at smile.amazon.com/ch/71-0697377

Reminder: Faculty and Staff Picnic 

This is a reminder regarding the Faculty/Staff picnic on July 20 from 11:30 to 1 p.m. on the fourth floor of the parking deck. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks, and desserts will be served.

Summer II Tutor Information 

Online and in-person tutoring services are available for Summer II. For more information, please visit: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.

Work-Study Positions Available – Dean of Students Office 

NWACC’s Dean of Students Office is seeking dependable work study students.

We have positions open for up to 19 hours per week. Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid.

Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to jschraeder@nwacc.edu for inquiries.

Washington County IT Work Study Position Available 

NWACC’s Washington County Center is seeking a dependable IT work study student. The position will be for up to 19 hours per week and this position may work at any of the Washington County Centers (Farmington Center, The Jones Center, or the Washington County Center).

Applicants must be current NWACC students who are eligible for financial aid. Interested parties should email their name and NWACC student ID to swestonrothfus@nwacc.edu or call 479-927-3330 for inquiries.

Construction Planned for July 7 through August 4 

Construction is underway in the art alley at Burns Hall. The construction will continue each Monday –Thursday after 1 p.m., and each Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Aug. 4.

This will be very noisy at times, and we apologize for the inconvenience. A map identifying the entrances and exits that will be closed can be found here.

Volunteers Needed – New Student Open House 

New Student Open House will be August 15 from 4-7 p.m.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with grilling hot dogs, handing out popcorn, and assisting students in the Information Commons. Please contact Austin Schader (aschader@nwacc.edu) to sign up.

Jeans Week for Domestic & Sexual Violence Awareness (This week)

This week, July 10-14, is our monthly Jeans Week for Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness. You are invited to wear jeans for a minimum donation of $10. All money collected will be divided between the NWA Women’s Shelter and the NWA Center for Sexual Assault. Since December, we have raised over $2,000 – let’s keep up the good work.

Please take donations to Danielle Schader, 2nd floor of the Student Center SC 225 I or Jamie Schraeder in SC 225 E. If you are in a position that already allows you to wear jeans, you may still make a donation if you would like. Also, please use your discretion during Jeans Week when meeting with off-campus individuals or groups.

Calling All Superhero Volunteers: 2017 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed! 

“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” – Maya Angelou

They wait to be called to duty, ready to respond when needed. Their heroic acts not only touch the lives of our students, but our colleagues and programs around campus. They’re enthusiastic about changing lives, passionate about education, and have great personalities to boot! They are iGive Leadership Volunteers.

No light sabers, supersonic screwdrivers or tool belts are required to volunteer. Just bring your smile and get ready to see what happens when you and the rest of our NWACC community combine powers!

To join or get more details, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Travel Discounts for NWACC Faculty, Staff, Students & Alumni 

Planning to travel this summer? Don’t miss out on exclusive travel discounts, courtesy of the NWACC Alumni Association. Contact us at alumni@nwacc.edu for more information on how you can save money on hotels, car rentals, movie tickets, theme parks, hotels, Broadway and Vegas shows, shopping and more!

Concealed Carry Task Force Meeting Minutes Now Available

In response to the new Arkansas State Law Act 562, NWACC has formed a Conceal Carry Task Force to ensure we are in full compliance by September 1, 2017. The notes to the task force meetings are published on your “My NWACC Connection” (Employee –My Work). If you have any questions, please contact your DIRECT supervisor or email Debi Buckley – dbuckley@nwacc.edu, or Teresa Taylor – ttaylor19@nwacc.edu.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, CLICK HERE or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC THANKS! 

Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php

NWACC in the News 

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Sponsors spark hope (Single Parent Scholarship & Enactus)

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Region’s employers lead to increases across races