June 27, 2013

  • Health Information Management Degree
  • New Fall Class: Science Fiction (new)
  • Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Book
  • Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides
  • Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU
  • Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Health Information Management Degree

NWACC has a new Health Professions degree beginning fall 2013 – AAS Health Information Management.  Applications are now available and due by July 1st, 2013. If you are looking for a career in Health Professions and not wanting to work in direct patient care, this may be an option for you.  Please see the attached information and application packet and for more information or questions please contact Tina Cikanek at tcikanek@nwacc.edu (program director) or Darcy Williams at djwillia@nwacc.edu (Health Professions academic advisor).

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

New Fall Class: Science Fiction

This fall, NWACC is offering a Science Fiction Literature Class under the Special Topics rubric in English, ENGL 2413. This course will transfer as an elective to any college or university in the country. We will read classics from Asimov and Heinlein to new authors like Robinson and Rosenbaum. If you want to know more, contact Tim McGinn at tmcginn@nwacc.edu.

Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Book

Dr. Edward A. Allen, who teaches World Civilizations as an adjunct in the History Department, has just published the first novel in his Montclaire Mysteries Series.  Signed copies of When Beggars Die are available in the NWACC Book Store.  Allen’s other mysteries are available at Kindle Store.

Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides

PowerPoint slides used by Suri Surinder, COO ALPHA Institute, are now available on the Staff Development Website. https://www.nwacc.edu/web/administrativeservices/staffdevelopmentday

Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU

Need a coffee or a snack break? Don’t forget about Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU! Kennedy Coffee is open from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and ReChargeU is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., both Monday – Thursday.

Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule

Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) has amended its schedule for the summer to aid NWACC with the four day work week. Please see attached schedule for details.

UPDATE: To meet a need for more evening service, Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) will add at least 90 minutes to its existing fixed-route service beginning May 20, 2013.  Seven fixed routes that previously ended at 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., will now run until about 7 or 7:30 p.m.

The most extensive upgrade will be ORT’s commuter express route (Route 54), which provides service to Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and the campuses of NWACC and the U of A.  Its service has been extended by three hours.  The service will now run until 10:10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and until 9:10 p.m. on Fridays. Please refer to www.ozark.org for more information.

NWACC in the News

Cox selected for initiative (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

June 26, 2013

  • CIO Open Forums – Reminder
  • Health Information Management Degree
  • Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Book
  • Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides
  • Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU
  • Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

CIO Open Forums – Reminder

The last of four finalists for the position of Assistant Vice President for IT/Chief Information Officer will speak today during an Open Forum. The topic of the forum, as it was with the other three candidates, will be the candidate’s Vision of Information Technology in Higher Education. Following the presentation, audience members may ask questions. A brief evaluation sheet will also be available.

The forum will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

June 26, White Auditorium

Please coordinate with your supervisor if you plan to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Steven Hinds at shinds1@nwacc.edu.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Health Information Management Degree

NWACC has a new Health Professions degree beginning fall 2013 – AAS Health Information Management.  Applications are now available and due by July 1st, 2013. If you are looking for a career in Health Professions and not wanting to work in direct patient care, this may be an option for you.  Please see the attached information and application packet and for more information or questions please contact Tina Cikanek at tcikanek@nwacc.edu (program director) or Darcy Williams at djwillia@nwacc.edu (Health Professions academic advisor).

Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Book

Dr. Edward A. Allen, who teaches World Civilizations as an adjunct in the History Department, has just published the first novel in his Montclaire Mysteries Series.  Signed copies of When Beggars Die are available in the NWACC Book Store.  Allen’s other mysteries are available at Kindle Store.

Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides

PowerPoint slides used by Suri Surinder, COO ALPHA Institute, are now available on the Staff Development Website. https://www.nwacc.edu/web/administrativeservices/staffdevelopmentday

Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU

Need a coffee or a snack break? Don’t forget about Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU! Kennedy Coffee is open from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and ReCharge is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., both Monday – Thursday.

Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule

Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) has amended its schedule for the summer to aid NWACC with the four day work week. Please see attached schedule for details.

UPDATE: To meet a need for more evening service, Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) will add at least 90 minutes to its existing fixed-route service beginning May 20, 2013.  Seven fixed routes that previously ended at 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., will now run until about 7 or 7:30 p.m.

The most extensive upgrade will be ORT’s commuter express route (Route 54), which provides service to Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and the campuses of NWACC and the U of A.  Its service has been extended by three hours.  The service will now run until 10:10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and until 9:10 p.m. on Fridays. Please refer to www.ozark.org for more information.

NWACC in the News

HOW WE SEE IT: Paneitz Leaves Lasting Impact Through Work (Benton County Daily Record)

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

June 25, 2013

  • CIO Open Forums – Reminder
  • Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Book (new)
  • Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides
  • Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU
  • Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule
  • Health Information Management Degree

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

CIO Open Forums – Reminder

Two additional finalists for the position of Assistant Vice President for IT/Chief Information Officer will speak during Open Forums this week. The topic of each forum will be the candidate’s Vision of Information Technology in Higher Education. Following each presentation, audience members may ask questions. A brief evaluation sheet will also be available.

The forums will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. according to the schedule shown below.

June 25, White Auditorium

June 26, White Auditorium

Please coordinate with your supervisor if you plan to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Steven Hinds at shinds1@nwacc.edu.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Adjunct Faculty Member Publishes Book

Dr. Edward A. Allen, who teaches World Civilizations as an adjunct in the History Department, has just published the first novel in his Montclaire Mysteries Series.  Signed copies of When Beggars Die are available in the NWACC Book Store.  Allen’s other mysteries are available at Kindle Store.

Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides

PowerPoint slides used by Suri Surinder, COO ALPHA Institute, are now available on the Staff Development Website. https://www.nwacc.edu/web/administrativeservices/staffdevelopmentday

Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU

Need a coffee or a snack break? Don’t forget about Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU! Kennedy Coffee is open from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and ReCharge is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., both Monday – Thursday.

Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule

Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) has amended its schedule for the summer to aid NWACC with the four day work week. Please see attached schedule for details.

UPDATE: To meet a need for more evening service, Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) will add at least 90 minutes to its existing fixed-route service beginning May 20, 2013.  Seven fixed routes that previously ended at 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., will now run until about 7 or 7:30 p.m.

The most extensive upgrade will be ORT’s commuter express route (Route 54), which provides service to Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and the campuses of NWACC and the U of A.  Its service has been extended by three hours.  The service will now run until 10:10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and until 9:10 p.m. on Fridays. Please refer to www.ozark.org for more information.

Health Information Management Degree

NWACC has a new Health Professions degree beginning fall 2013 – AAS Health Information Management.  Applications are now available and due by July 1st, 2013. If you are looking for a career in Health Professions and not wanting to work in direct patient care, this may be an option for you.  Please see the attached information and application packet and for more information or questions please contact Tina Cikanek at tcikanek@nwacc.edu (program director) or Darcy Williams at djwillia@nwacc.edu (Health Professions academic advisor).

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

June 24, 2013

  • CIO Open Forums – Reminder
  • Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides (new)
  • Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU
  • Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule
  • Health Information Management Degree
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

CIO Open Forums – Reminder

Two additional finalists for the position of Assistant Vice President for IT/Chief Information Officer will speak during Open Forums this week. The topic of each forum will be the candidate’s Vision of Information Technology in Higher Education. Following each presentation, audience members may ask questions. A brief evaluation sheet will also be available.

The forums will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. according to the schedule shown below.

June 25, White Auditorium

June 26, White Auditorium

Please coordinate with your supervisor if you plan to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Steven Hinds at shinds1@nwacc.edu.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Staff Development Day PowerPoint Slides

PowerPoint slides used by Suri Surinder, COO ALPHA Institute, are now available on the Staff Development Website. https://www.nwacc.edu/web/administrativeservices/staffdevelopmentday

Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU

Need a coffee or a snack break? Don’t forget about Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU! Kennedy Coffee is open from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and ReCharge is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., both Monday – Thursday.

Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule

Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) has amended its schedule for the summer to aid NWACC with the four day work week. Please see attached schedule for details.

UPDATE: To meet a need for more evening service, Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) will add at least 90 minutes to its existing fixed-route service beginning May 20, 2013.  Seven fixed routes that previously ended at 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., will now run until about 7 or 7:30 p.m.

The most extensive upgrade will be ORT’s commuter express route (Route 54), which provides service to Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and the campuses of NWACC and the U of A.  Its service has been extended by three hours.  The service will now run until 10:10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and until 9:10 p.m. on Fridays. Please refer to www.ozark.org for more information.

Health Information Management Degree

NWACC has a new Health Professions degree beginning fall 2013 – AAS Health Information Management.  Applications are now available and due by July 1st, 2013. If you are looking for a career in Health Professions and not wanting to work in direct patient care, this may be an option for you.  Please see the attached information and application packet and for more information or questions please contact Tina Cikanek at tcikanek@nwacc.edu (program director) or Darcy Williams at djwillia@nwacc.edu (Health Professions academic advisor).

NWACC in the News

NWACC President Leaves Legacy (Benton County Daily Record)

Chris Huggard Wins Award (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

Stovall shows pay from college group (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

June 20th, 2013

  • Dining for Degrees
  • CIO Open Forums – Reminder
  • Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU
  • Parking Renewals – Payroll Deduction Online  NWACC Summer Efficiencies Schedule
  • Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule
  • Health Information Management Degree

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Dining for Degrees – TODAY

Please plan to join the Single Parent Scholarship Fund (SPSF) for a special fundraising event. The event will be held at Crabbys on Thursday, June 20th from 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. By joining for lunch, dinner, or happy hour, 10% of sales will benefit SPSF. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

CIO Open Forums – Reminder

Four finalists for the position of Assistant Vice President for IT/Chief Information Officer will speak during Open Forums being held over the next two weeks. The topic of each forum will be the candidate’s Vision of Information Technology in Higher Education. Following each presentation, audience members may ask questions. A brief evaluation sheet will also be available.

The forums will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. according to the schedule shown below.

June 20, SC 108

June 25, White Auditorium

June 26, White Auditorium

Please coordinate with your supervisor if you plan to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Steven Hinds at shinds1@nwacc.edu.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU

Need a coffee or a snack break? Don’t forget about Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU! Kennedy Coffee is open from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and ReCharge is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., both Monday – Thursday.

Parking Renewals – Payroll Deduction Online

In order to provide a more efficient service to our NWACC employees, we are asking employees to go online and complete their FY14 parking renewals for those who will choose the Payroll Deduction Options.  These deductions will be held in a batched account and will not be posted to your payroll account for deduction until the first pay day in August, 2013.

Simply fill out the online parking deduction form located on the NWACC website at https://www.nwacc.edu/web/nwacc/parkingguidelines.php by clicking on “via the on-line form” and selecting your current status for General or Reserved Parking. (There are several available spaces in the garage, west of the student center, and at the CHP. See Linda Drew for details.) Print your receipt and keep it until you receive further instructions regarding the availability of the FY14 hangtags and stickers.

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Drew at x3122. Thank you for your cooperation!

Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule

Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) has amended its schedule for the summer to aid NWACC with the four day work week. Please see attached schedule for details.

UPDATE: To meet a need for more evening service, Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) will add at least 90 minutes to its existing fixed-route service beginning May 20, 2013.  Seven fixed routes that previously ended at 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., will now run until about 7 or 7:30 p.m.

The most extensive upgrade will be ORT’s commuter express route (Route 54), which provides service to Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and the campuses of NWACC and the U of A.  Its service has been extended by three hours.  The service will now run until 10:10 p.m., Monday thru Thursday and until 9:10 p.m. on Fridays. Please refer to www.ozark.org for more information.

Health Information Management Degree

NWACC has a new Health Professions degree beginning fall 2013 – AAS Health Information Management.  Applications are now available and due by July 1st, 2013. If you are looking for a career in Health Professions and not wanting to work in direct patient care, this may be an option for you.  Please see the attached information and application packet and for more information or questions please contact Tina Cikanek at tcikanek@nwacc.edu (program director) or Darcy Williams at djwillia@nwacc.edu (Health Professions academic advisor).

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

June 19th, 2013

  • Physical Fitness Classes for Employees (updated)
  • Dining for Degrees
  • CIO Open Forums – Reminder (new)
  • Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU
  • Parking Renewals – Payroll Deduction Online  NWACC Summer Efficiencies Schedule
  • Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule
  • Health Information Management Degree

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Physical Fitness Classes for Employees – DUE TODAY

NWACC is partnering with the Mercy Family YMCA to offer physical fitness classes for employees this summer.  Please read the attached document that explains the classes offered and use the attached form to register.  Please note that all registrations are due by Wednesday, June 19.

Dining for Degrees

Please plan to join the Single Parent Scholarship Fund (SPSF) for a special fundraising event. The event will be held at Crabbys on Thursday, June 20th from 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. By joining for lunch, dinner, or happy hour, 10% of sales will benefit SPSF. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

CIO Open Forums – Reminder

Four finalists for the position of Assistant Vice President for IT/Chief Information Officer will speak during Open Forums being held over the next two weeks. The topic of each forum will be the candidate’s Vision of Information Technology in Higher Education. Following each presentation, audience members may ask questions. A brief evaluation sheet will also be available.

The forums will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. according to the schedule shown below.

June 19, SC 108

June 20, SC 108

June 25, White Auditorium

June 26, White Auditorium

Please coordinate with your supervisor if you plan to attend.  If you have any questions, please contact Steven Hinds at shinds1@nwacc.edu.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU

Need a coffee or a snack break? Don’t forget about Kennedy Coffee and ReChargeU! Kennedy Coffee is open from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and ReCharge is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., both Monday – Thursday.

Parking Renewals – Payroll Deduction Online

In order to provide a more efficient service to our NWACC employees, we are asking employees to go online and complete their FY14 parking renewals for those who will choose the Payroll Deduction Options.  These deductions will be held in a batched account and will not be posted to your payroll account for deduction until the first pay day in August, 2013.

Simply fill out the online parking deduction form located on the NWACC website at https://www.nwacc.edu/web/nwacc/parkingguidelines.php by clicking on “via the on-line form” and selecting your current status for General or Reserved Parking. (There are several available spaces in the garage, west of the student center, and at the CHP. See Linda Drew for details.) Print your receipt and keep it until you receive further instructions regarding the availability of the FY14 hangtags and stickers.

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Drew at x3122. Thank you for your cooperation!

Ozark Regional Transit Summer Schedule

Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) has amended its schedule for the summer to aid NWACC with the four day work week. Please see attached schedule for details.

UPDATE: To meet a need for more evening service, Ozark Regional Transit (ORT) will add at least 90 minutes to its existing fixed-route service beginning May 20, 2013.  Seven fixed routes that previously ended at 5:30 p.m. or 6:00 p.m., will now run until about 7 or 7:30 p.m.

The most extensive upgrade will be ORT’s commuter express route (Route 54), which provides service to Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, Springdale and the campuses of NWACC and the U of A.  Its service has been extended by three hours.  The service will now run until 10:10 p.m., Monday thru Thursday and until 9:10 p.m. on Fridays. Please refer to www.ozark.org for more information.

Health Information Management Degree

NWACC has a new Health Professions degree beginning fall 2013 – AAS Health Information Management.  Applications are now available and due by July 1st, 2013. If you are looking for a career in Health Professions and not wanting to work in direct patient care, this may be an option for you.  Please see the attached information and application packet and for more information or questions please contact Tina Cikanek at tcikanek@nwacc.edu (program director) or Darcy Williams at djwillia@nwacc.edu (Health Professions academic advisor).

Campus Activities Calendar

 Campus Maps

 Publicity Request Form