August 30, 2013

  • Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th (TODAY!)
  • First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club (TODAY!)
  • Creative Writing Club – Insatiable Ink (TODAY!)
  • Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits
  • America’s Music
  • NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair
  • Signing Ceremony
  • Newspaper Layout and Design Class
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • Welcome Back Luau
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session
  • CERT Training (new)
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! Now is the time to take a deep breath and decompress. Join us at the first business meeting of the new year – what we’re calling ‘Decompression Day’ – on Friday, August 30th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Becky Paneitz Student Center, room 108. Learn more about Staff Council, our goals for the year, and upcoming events. Enjoy light refreshments and snacks and purchase tickets for a gift card raffle! Dr. Jorgenson will be in attendance as our special guest, too! We hope you can join us!

First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club

If you are interested in taking part of the Drama Club at NWACC, please join us on Friday, August 30th in White Auditorium (Burns Hall, room 1030) at 1:00 p.m. For questions, please contact Ashley Edwards at aedwards3@nwacc.edu (Faculty Advisor) or Christ Bribiesca cbribiesca@nwacc.edu (President).

Creative Writing Club – Insatiable Ink

Come get ‘inky’ with us! The Creative Writing Club is an informal group, meeting every two weeks to discuss and share writing and even to write as a group! We invite you to visit and become a member or officer this year. Meeting dates include 8/30, 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, and 11/22 in Burns Hall, room 2243 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Curtis Harrell a charrell@nwacc.edu or Tim McGinn at tmcginn@nwacc.edu.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits

Come out to enjoy free pizza and meet NWACC President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson at Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits. This event will be held inside of the Event Center from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd. We hope you can join us!

NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair

Want to join a club? Want to start a club? Want to recruit for a club? You can accomplish all of these at the NWACC Student Clubs and Organizations Fair, hosted by NWACC SAAB, on Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Bogle Plaza. Come out and meet members and advisors and learn more about the many clubs and organizations NWACC has to offer.

NWACC SAAB members will be giving away t-shirts to the first 300 students that visit each table to learn more about each club. Stop by the SAAB booth before you visit other tables to pick up  a card to be stamped by a representative of each table you visit. After you have completed your card return it to the SAAB booth for your free t-shirt.

SAAB will also have the Swipe and Win booth open so don”t forget to bring your student ID and swipe to be entered into a drawing for great prizes to be given away at the end of the year.

For more information on how to reserve a table for your current club for this event or how to form a new club, contact Becky Hudson, Director of Student Life, at rhudson1@nwacc.edu. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Signing Ceremony

Please join us for a signing ceremony to recognize an agreement between NWACC, the Arkansas Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Area Office, which establishes a safety and health alliance between these organizations. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 5th in the 3rd Floor Board Room of Burns Hall, with a meet-and-greet at 10:00 a.m. and the signing at 10:30 a.m.

Newspaper Layout and Design Class

There are still openings in the Newspaper Layout and Design class (CRN 11187, JOUR 2061) – sign up TODAY! The class has changed its meeting day from Saturday to Friday for fall 2013. The class will now meet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. for only four Fridays (9-6, 9-13, 9-20, and 9-27) in Burns Hall, room 1324. The class is aimed primarily at layout and design for tabloid newspapers. Students will be taught Adobe InDesign. For more information, contact Mattie Watson at mwatson@nwacc.edu.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

Welcome Back Luau

Join the celebration of another school year at our Welcome Back Luau, happening on Tuesday, September 10th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on the north lawn of Bogle Plaza. The Student Ambassadors and Activities Board will be providing music, games, free food, and a fun relaxing environment. Join us!

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session

Please join the Nursing department on Tuesday, September 10th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. for our Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session in the Center for Health Professions, room 1013.  The Nursing Department strongly encourages all pre-nursing students or individuals interested in finding out more information about our Nursing program to attend.  Please feel free to bring a guest or support person to find out more information about our program.  Please no young children.

At the sessions you will meet the Academic Advisor for Health Professions who will help guide you through the general education courses to get your ready to apply for admissions to the Nursing program.  Advising sessions are designed to help students meet the eligibility requirements of the Nursing Program Registration is not required, and they are not drop-in sessions, please be on time.  Students are encouraged to arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of time.

CERT Training

The college is again providing free training for all Faculty, Staff and students who would like to join our Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT). The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard training. This valuable course is designed to help you protect yourself, your family, your neighbors, and your neighborhood in an emergency situation. Training begins on September 11th, 2013. For more information or to request a seat, please contact Bruce Benz at bbenz@nwacc.edu.

Constitution Day Display

The Student Government Association will be displaying works depicting the Constitution in honor of Constitution Day on September 17th! If you’ve written, drawn, created or simply found something that represents the United States of America Constitution, we’d love to display it! Email us at sga@nwacc.edu or drop off your work at the SGA office in Burns Hall, room 1215.

Walton College of Business Transfer Advising

JR Hinkson, the transfer advisor from the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business will be on campus in the Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development on September 25th and 26th and again October 8th to meet with students transferring to the Walton College of Business.  If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with him regarding your transfer plans, please email Christy Reynolds, BCIS Academic Advisor at creynolds@nwacc.edu.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

 

August 29, 2013

  • Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th
  • First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club
  • Creative Writing Club – Insatiable Ink (new)
  • Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits
  • America’s Music
  • NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair
  • Signing Ceremony
  • Newspaper Layout and Design Class (new)
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • Welcome Back Luau
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! Now is the time to take a deep breath and decompress. Join us at the first business meeting of the new year – what we’re calling ‘Decompression Day’ – on Friday, August 30th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Becky Paneitz Student Center, room 108. Learn more about Staff Council, our goals for the year, and upcoming events. Enjoy light refreshments and snacks and purchase tickets for a gift card raffle! Dr. Jorgenson will be in attendance as our special guest, too! We hope you can join us!

First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club

If you are interested in taking part of the Drama Club at NWACC, please join us on Friday, August 30th in White Auditorium (Burns Hall, room 1030) at 1:00 p.m. For questions, please contact Ashley Edwards at aedwards3@nwacc.edu (Faculty Advisor) or Christ Bribiesca cbribiesca@nwacc.edu (President).

Creative Writing Club – Insatiable Ink

Come get ‘inky’ with us! The Creative Writing Club is an informal group, meeting every two weeks to discuss and share writing and even to write as a group! We invite you to visit and become a member or officer this year. Meeting dates include 8/30, 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, and 11/22 in Burns Hall, room 2243 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information, contact Curtis Harrell a charrell@nwacc.edu or Tim McGinn at tmcginn@nwacc.edu.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor. 

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits

Come out to enjoy free pizza and meet NWACC President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson at Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits. This event will be held inside of the Event Center from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd. We hope you can join us! 

NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair

Want to join a club? Want to start a club? Want to recruit for a club? You can accomplish all of these at the NWACC Student Clubs and Organizations Fair, hosted by NWACC SAAB, on Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Bogle Plaza. Come out and meet members and advisors and learn more about the many clubs and organizations NWACC has to offer.

NWACC SAAB members will be giving away t-shirts to the first 300 students that visit each table to learn more about each club. Stop by the SAAB booth before you visit other tables to pick up  a card to be stamped by a representative of each table you visit. After you have completed your card return it to the SAAB booth for your free t-shirt.

SAAB will also have the Swipe and Win booth open so don”t forget to bring your student ID and swipe to be entered into a drawing for great prizes to be given away at the end of the year.

For more information on how to reserve a table for your current club for this event or how to form a new club, contact Becky Hudson, Director of Student Life, at rhudson1@nwacc.edu. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Signing Ceremony

Please join us for a signing ceremony to recognize an agreement between NWACC, the Arkansas Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Area Office, which establishes a safety and health alliance between these organizations. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 5th in the 3rd Floor Board Room of Burns Hall, with a meet-and-greet at 10:00 a.m. and the signing at 10:30 a.m.

Newspaper Layout and Design Class

There are still openings in the Newspaper Layout and Design class (CRN 11187, JOUR 2061) – sign up TODAY! The class has changed its meeting day from Saturday to Friday for fall 2013. The class will now meet from 9:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. for only four Fridays (9-6, 9-13, 9-20, and 9-27) in Burns Hall, room 1324. The class is aimed primarily at layout and design for tabloid newspapers. Students will be taught Adobe InDesign. For more information, contact Mattie Watson at mwatson@nwacc.edu.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

Welcome Back Luau

Join the celebration of another school year at our Welcome Back Luau, happening on Tuesday, September 10th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on the north lawn of Bogle Plaza. The Student Ambassadors and Activities Board will be providing music, games, free food, and a fun relaxing environment. Join us!

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session

Please join the Nursing department on Tuesday, September 10th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. for our Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session in the Center for Health Professions, room 1013.  The Nursing Department strongly encourages all pre-nursing students or individuals interested in finding out more information about our Nursing program to attend.  Please feel free to bring a guest or support person to find out more information about our program.  Please no young children. 

At the sessions you will meet the Academic Advisor for Health Professions who will help guide you through the general education courses to get your ready to apply for admissions to the Nursing program.  Advising sessions are designed to help students meet the eligibility requirements of the Nursing Program Registration is not required, and they are not drop-in sessions, please be on time.  Students are encouraged to arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of time.

Constitution Day Display

The Student Government Association will be displaying works depicting the Constitution in honor of Constitution Day on September 17th! If you’ve written, drawn, created or simply found something that represents the United States of America Constitution, we’d love to display it! Email us at sga@nwacc.edu or drop off your work at the SGA office in Burns Hall, room 1215.

Walton College of Business Transfer Advising

JR Hinkson, the transfer advisor from the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business will be on campus in the Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development on September 25th and 26th and again October 8th to meet with students transferring to the Walton College of Business.  If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with him regarding your transfer plans, please email Christy Reynolds, BCIS Academic Advisor at creynolds@nwacc.edu.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

 

August 28, 2013

  • America’s Music (TODAY)
  • Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th
  • First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club
  • Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits (new)
  • NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair
  • Signing Ceremony (new)
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • Welcome Back Luau (new)
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session (new)
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.  The first screening will take place at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28th at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the Great Hall, with the film Jazz by Ken Burns to be presented.  The Ben Harris Quartet will perform.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! Now is the time to take a deep breath and decompress. Join us at the first business meeting of the new year – what we’re calling ‘Decompression Day’ – on Friday, August 30th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Becky Paneitz Student Center, room 108. Learn more about Staff Council, our goals for the year, and upcoming events. Enjoy light refreshments and snacks and purchase tickets for a gift card raffle! Dr. Jorgenson will be in attendance as our special guest, too! We hope you can join us!

First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club

If you are interested in taking part of the Drama Club at NWACC, please join us on Friday, August 30th in White Auditorium (Burns Hall, room 1030) at 1:00 p.m. For questions, please contact Ashley Edwards at aedwards3@nwacc.edu (Faculty Advisor) or Christ Bribiesca cbribiesca@nwacc.edu (President).

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits

Come out to enjoy free pizza and meet NWACC President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson at Pizza with the President at the Center for Non-Profits. This event will be held inside of the Event Center from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd. We hope you can join us!

NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair

Want to join a club? Want to start a club? Want to recruit for a club? You can accomplish all of these at the NWACC Student Clubs and Organizations Fair, hosted by NWACC SAAB, on Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Bogle Plaza. Come out and meet members and advisors and learn more about the many clubs and organizations NWACC has to offer.

NWACC SAAB members will be giving away t-shirts to the first 300 students that visit each table to learn more about each club. Stop by the SAAB booth before you visit other tables to pick up  a card to be stamped by a representative of each table you visit. After you have completed your card return it to the SAAB booth for your free t-shirt.

SAAB will also have the Swipe and Win booth open so don”t forget to bring your student ID and swipe to be entered into a drawing for great prizes to be given away at the end of the year.

For more information on how to reserve a table for your current club for this event or how to form a new club, contact Becky Hudson, Director of Student Life, at rhudson1@nwacc.edu. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Signing Ceremony

Please join us for a signing ceremony to recognize an agreement between NWACC, the Arkansas Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of Labor OSHA Area Office, which establishes a safety and health alliance between these organizations. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, September 5th in the 3rd Floor Board Room of Burns Hall, with a meet-and-greet at 10:00 a.m. and the signing at 10:30 a.m.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

Welcome Back Luau

Join the celebration of another school year at our Welcome Back Luau, happening on Tuesday, September 10th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on the north lawn of Bogle Plaza. The Student Ambassadors and Activities Board will be providing music, games, free food, and a fun relaxing environment. Join us!

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session

Please join the Nursing department on Tuesday, September 10th from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. for our Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session in the Center for Health Professions, room 1013.  The Nursing Department strongly encourages all pre-nursing students or individuals interested in finding out more information about our Nursing program to attend.  Please feel free to bring a guest or support person to find out more information about our program.  Please no young children.

At the sessions you will meet the Academic Advisor for Health Professions who will help guide you through the general education courses to get your ready to apply for admissions to the Nursing program.  Advising sessions are designed to help students meet the eligibility requirements of the Nursing Program Registration is not required, and they are not drop-in sessions, please be on time.  Students are encouraged to arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of time.

Constitution Day Display

The Student Government Association will be displaying works depicting the Constitution in honor of Constitution Day on September 17th! If you’ve written, drawn, created or simply found something that represents the United States of America Constitution, we’d love to display it! Email us at sga@nwacc.edu or drop off your work at the SGA office in Burns Hall, room 1215.

Walton College of Business Transfer Advising

JR Hinkson, the transfer advisor from the University of Arkansas’ Walton College of Business will be on campus in the Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development on September 25th and 26th and again October 8th to meet with students transferring to the Walton College of Business.  If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with him regarding your transfer plans, please email Christy Reynolds, BCIS Academic Advisor at creynolds@nwacc.edu.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC in the News

Commemoration (Benton County Daily Record) 

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

August 27, 2013

  • Writing Center Workshops Begin this Week (new)
  • America’s Music
  • Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th
  • First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club
  • NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair (new)
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Writing Center Workshops Begin this Week

The Writing Center workshops will begin the week of August 26th as follows:

Basic Writing Skills:  Understanding the Sentence presented on Tues., Aug 27th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Burns Hall, room 1004 and Friday, Aug. 30th from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in Burns Hall, room 1020.

Academic Writing:  Understanding Writing Assignments on Wednesday, August 28th from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Burns Hall, room 1004.

All students are encouraged to attend.

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.  The first screening will take place at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28th at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the Great Hall, with the film Jazz by Ken Burns to be presented.  The Ben Harris Quartet will perform.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! Now is the time to take a deep breath and decompress. Join us at the first business meeting of the new year – what we’re calling ‘Decompression Day’ – on Friday, August 30th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Becky Paneitz Student Center, room 108. Learn more about Staff Council, our goals for the year, and upcoming events. Enjoy light refreshments and snacks and be entered into a drawing for a gift card! Dr. Jorgenson will be in attendance as our special guest, too! We hope you can join us!

First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club

If you are interested in taking part of the Drama Club at NWACC, please join us on Friday, August 30th in White Auditorium (Burns Hall, room 1030) at 1:00 p.m. For questions, please contact Ashley Edwards at aedwards3@nwacc.edu (Faculty Advisor) or Christ Bribiesca cbribiesca@nwacc.edu (President).

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair

Want to join a club? Want to start a club? Want to recruit for a club? You can accomplish all of these at the NWACC Student Clubs and Organizations Fair, hosted by NWACC SAAB, on Tuesday, September 3rd and Wednesday, September 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Bogle Plaza. Come out and meet members and advisors and learn more about the many clubs and organizations NWACC has to offer.

NWACC SAAB members will be giving away t-shirts to the first 300 students that visit each table to learn more about each club. Stop by the SAAB booth before you visit other tables to pick up  a card to be stamped by a representative of each table you visit. After you have completed your card return it to the SAAB booth for your free t-shirt.

SAAB will also have the Swipe and Win booth open so don”t forget to bring your student ID and swipe to be entered into a drawing for great prizes to be given away at the end of the year.

For more information on how to reserve a table for your current club for this event or how to form a new club, contact Becky Hudson, Director of Student Life, at rhudson1@nwacc.edu. We look forward to seeing you all there.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!

Become a stronger, faster, wiser, and more confident reader of (any!) text this Fall semester. Visit the SRC – NWACC’s new Student Learning Center for one-on-one consultation about individual reading assignments for any discipline, practice, and mastery of successful reading strategies, employment of academic vocabulary, and/or quiet space to practice the art of reading. We believe in the 3P’s of good reading: knowing the/your PURPOSE, determining the/your PERSPECTIVE, and having or discovering the/your PLAN. Please e-mail Megan Bolinder at mbolinder@nwacc.edu to make an appointment, or drop-in to utilize our space. The SRC is located in Burns Hall, room 2306 and is open from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

August 26, 2013

  • Pizza with the President
  • Writing Center Workshops Begin this Week (new)
  • America’s Music
  • Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th
  • First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club (new)
  • NWACC Clubs and Orgs Fair (new)
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Pizza with the President

Enjoy free pizza and chat with NWACC’s new president, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, at the Washington County Center on Monday, August, 26th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Writing Center Workshops Begin this Week

The Writing Center workshops will begin the week of August 26th as follows:

Basic Writing Skills:  Understanding the Sentence presented on Tues., Aug 27th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Burns Hall, room 1004 and Friday, Aug. 30th from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in Burns Hall, room 1020.

Academic Writing:  Understanding Writing Assignments on Wednesday, August 28th from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Burns Hall, room 1004.

All students are encouraged to attend

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.  The first screening will take place at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28th at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the Great Hall, with the film Jazz by Ken Burns to be presented.  The Ben Harris Quartet will perform.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! Now is the time to take a deep breath and decompress. Join us at the first business meeting of the new year – what we’re calling ‘Decompression Day’ – on Friday, August 30th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Becky Paneitz Student Center, room 108. Learn more about Staff Council, our goals for the year, and upcoming events. Enjoy light refreshments and snacks and be entered into a drawing for a gift card! Dr. Jorgenson will be in attendance as our special guest, too! We hope you can join us!

First Meeting of NWACC Drama Club

If you are interested in taking part of the Drama Club at NWACC, please join us on Friday, August 30th in White Auditorium (Burns Hall, room 1030) at 1:00 p.m. For questions, please contact Ashley Edwards at aedwards3@nwacc.edu (Faculty Advisor) or Christ Bribiesca cbribiesca@nwacc.edu (President).

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NWACC Clubs and Organizations Fair

Want to join a club? Want to start a club? Want to recruit for a club? You can accomplish all of these at the NWACC Student Clubs and Organizations Fair, hosted by NWACC SAAB, on Tuesday, September 4th and Wednesday, September 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Bogle Plaza. Come out and meet members and advisors and learn more about the many clubs and organizations NWACC has to offer.

NWACC SAAB members will be giving away t-shirts to the first 300 students that visit each table to learn more about each club. Stop by the SAAB booth before you visit other tables to pick up  a card to be stamped by a representative of each table you visit. After you have completed your card return it to the SAAB booth for your free t-shirt.

SAAB will also have the Swipe and Win booth open so don”t forget to bring your student ID and swipe to be entered into a drawing for great prizes to be given away at the end of the year.

For more information on how to reserve a table for your current club for this event or how to form a new club, contact Becky Hudson, Director of Student Life, at rhudson1@nwacc.edu. We look forward to seeing you all there.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!

Become a stronger, faster, wiser, and more confident reader of (any!) text this Fall semester. Visit the SRC – NWACC’s new Student Learning Center for one-on-one consultation about individual reading assignments for any discipline, practice, and mastery of successful reading strategies, employment of academic vocabulary, and/or quiet space to practice the art of reading. We believe in the 3P’s of good reading: knowing the/your PURPOSE, determining the/your PERSPECTIVE, and having or discovering the/your PLAN. Please e-mail Megan Bolinder at mbolinder@nwacc.edu to make an appointment, or drop-in to utilize our space. The SRC is located in Burns Hall, room 2306 and is open from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC in the News

And All That Jazz (What’s Up – Benton County Daily Record)

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

August 23, 2013

  • Eagle View Bootcamp
  • 50th Anniversary of the March On Washington Ice Cream Social 
  • Pizza with the President
  • America’s Music
  • Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th (new)
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Bookstore Back to School Hours
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Culinary & Hospitality Faculty Members Earn Designation
  • Ben Aldama Receives Certification
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Eagle View Bootcamp

Want to learn more about the student newspaper and how to join the staff? Please attend the staff training bootcamp at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 24th in the newsroom, Burns Hall 1324. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please register by Aug. 16 via email at eagleview@nwacc.edu or by calling 479-986-4016.

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Ice Cream Social

The NWA MLK Council is hosting a 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Ice Cream Social on August 24th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. here on campus. Dr. Jorgenson is giving remarks at this event, as well as Mrs. Leah Williams, Bentonville City Councilwoman and the NWA MLK Dream Keepers. This event is free and open to the public.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Pizza with the President

Enjoy free pizza and chat with NWACC’s new president, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, at the Washington County Center on Monday, August, 26th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.  The first screening will take place at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28th at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the Great Hall, with the film Jazz by Ken Burns to be presented.  The Ben Harris Quartet will perform.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

Staff Council Decompression Day – August 30th

It’s been a busy couple of weeks! Now is the time to take a deep breath and decompress. Join us at the first business meeting of the new year – what we’re calling ‘Decompression Day’ – on Friday, August 30th from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Becky Paneitz Student Center, room 108. Learn more about Staff Council, our goals for the year, and upcoming events. Enjoy light refreshments and snacks and be entered into a drawing for a gift card! Dr. Jorgenson will be in attendance as our special guest, too! We hope you can join us!

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Bookstore Back to School Hours

Here is a list of your NWACC Bookstore Hours for August.

August 19th – 23rd

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

August 26th – 30th

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September 2nd – 6th

Monday: Closed (Labor Day)

Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*We will resume normal business hours of Monday- Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. effective Sept. 9th.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Culinary & Hospitality Faculty Members Earn Designation

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program faculty members Dede Hamm and Rebecca Liles have received the Certified Hospitality Educator designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Association.  The designation certifies that an individual has the skills to be an exemplary post-secondary instructor in hospitality management. For more information, visit the following link: https://www.ahlei.org/Certifications/Specialty/Certified-Hospitality-Educator-(CHE)/  They also received the Certified Culinary Travel Professional designation from the World Food Travel Association.  The designation certifies that an individual is an expert in the culinary tourism industry.  For more information, visit the following link: http://www.worldfoodtravel.org/recognize/individual-certification/. Congratulations, Dede and Rebecca!

Ben Aldama Receives Certification

Ben Aldama, Dean of Adult Education, has successfully completed an intensive training program and is now a Certified Manager in Program Improvement (CMPI). This certification is the first of its kind in adult education. Congratulations, Ben!

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!

Become a stronger, faster, wiser, and more confident reader of (any!) text this Fall semester. Visit the SRC – NWACC’s new Student Learning Center for one-on-one consultation about individual reading assignments for any discipline, practice, and mastery of successful reading strategies, employment of academic vocabulary, and/or quiet space to practice the art of reading. We believe in the 3P’s of good reading: knowing the/your PURPOSE, determining the/your PERSPECTIVE, and having or discovering the/your PLAN. Please e-mail Megan Bolinder at mbolinder@nwacc.edu to make an appointment, or drop-in to utilize our space. The SRC is located in Burns Hall, room 2306 and is open from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC in the News

Standing on Ceremony (Benton County Daily Record)

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

August 22, 2013

  • Welcome Back WeekFall Fling
  • Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication (TODAY)
  • Eagle View Bootcamp
  • 50th Anniversary of the March On Washington Ice Cream Social (new)
  • Pizza with the President (new)
  • America’s Music
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Bookstore Back to School Hours
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Culinary & Hospitality Faculty Members Earn Designation
  • Ben Aldama Receives Certification
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!
  • Ask Us How to PASS!
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Welcome Back Week

NWACC Student Ambassadors and Activities Board (SAAB) members are hosting Welcome Back Week Fall Fling on August 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join us on Bogle Plaza and visit with area vendors and get to know your SAAB members. Area vendors will be giving away coupons and merchandise, so don’t miss out.

TODAY: Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication

Please join us for a special presentation and ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the tenure of NWACC President Emerita, Dr. Becky Paneitz, with the dedication of the Becky Paneitz Student Center. The presentation will be on Thursday, August 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in Bogle Plaza.

Eagle View Bootcamp

Want to learn more about the student newspaper and how to join the staff? Please attend the staff training bootcamp at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 24th in the newsroom, Burns Hall 1324. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please register by Aug. 16 via email at eagleview@nwacc.edu or by calling 479-986-4016.

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Ice Cream Social

The NWA MLK Council is hosting a 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington Ice Cream Social on August 24th from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. here on campus. Dr. Jorgenson is giving remarks at this event, as well as Mrs. Leah Williams, Bentonville City Councilwoman and the NWA MLK Dream Keepers. This event is free and open to the public.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Pizza with the President

Enjoy free pizza and chat with NWACC’s new president, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson, at the Washington County Center on Monday, August, 26th from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.  The first screening will take place at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28th at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the Great Hall, with the film Jazz by Ken Burns to be presented.  The Ben Harris Quartet will perform.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Bookstore Back to School Hours

Here is a list of your NWACC Bookstore Hours for August.

August 19th – 23rd

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

August 26th – 30th

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September 2nd – 6th

Monday: Closed (Labor Day)

Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*We will resume normal business hours of Monday- Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. effective Sept. 9th.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Culinary & Hospitality Faculty Members Earn Designation

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program faculty members Dede Hamm and Rebecca Liles have received the Certified Hospitality Educator designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Association.  The designation certifies that an individual has the skills to be an exemplary post-secondary instructor in hospitality management. For more information, visit the following link: https://www.ahlei.org/Certifications/Specialty/Certified-Hospitality-Educator-(CHE)/  They also received the Certified Culinary Travel Professional designation from the World Food Travel Association.  The designation certifies that an individual is an expert in the culinary tourism industry.  For more information, visit the following link: http://www.worldfoodtravel.org/recognize/individual-certification/. Congratulations, Dede and Rebecca!

Ben Aldama Receives Certification

Ben Aldama, Dean of Adult Education, has successfully completed an intensive training program and is now a Certified Manager in Program Improvement (CMPI). This certification is the first of its kind in adult education. Congratulations, Ben!

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!

Become a stronger, faster, wiser, and more confident reader of (any!) text this Fall semester. Visit the SRC – NWACC’s new Student Learning Center for one-on-one consultation about individual reading assignments for any discipline, practice, and mastery of successful reading strategies, employment of academic vocabulary, and/or quiet space to practice the art of reading. We believe in the 3P’s of good reading: knowing the/your PURPOSE, determining the/your PERSPECTIVE, and having or discovering the/your PLAN. Please e-mail Megan Bolinder at mbolinder@nwacc.edu to make an appointment, or drop-in to utilize our space. The SRC is located in Burns Hall, room 2306 and is open from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Ask Us How to PASS!

The Peer Association for Student Success (PASS) is here to help you, whether you are a new student or a returning student this fall! PASS is led by Student Mentors who are trained to answer students’ questions, resolve issues, and assist students with Studying (including personality and learning style analyses), Stress Management, Goal Setting, Time Management, and Locating and Utilizing Campus Offices and Resources, such as the Academic Success Center, the Writing Center, the Financial Aid Department, the Advising Center, etc.

Student Mentor training for new mentors is scheduled for mid-September.

NEW Students:  if you have questions, ask us NOW!  Our mission is to empower students to make positive choices in their academic and professional lives that will enable them to maximize their personal potential and achieve success at NWACC.

For more information or to sign up for PASS, please contact pass@nwacc.edu. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PASSNWACC

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC in the News

New Training Center Aims to Protect Children (KNWA)

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

August 21, 2013

  • The Writing Center is Open!
  • Welcome Back Week
  • Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication
  • Eagle View Bootcamp
  • America’s Music
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Bookstore Back to School Hours
  • Mystery in Bella Vista
  • Culinary & Hospitality Faculty Members Earn Designation (new)
  • Ben Aldama Receives Certification (new)
  • Snack Machine Installed in SCGBD & CHP Building
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC
  • New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!
  • Ask Us How to PASS!
  • Bentonville Partners In Education
  • Success Planner Training
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

The Writing Center is Open!

Welcome students!  The Writing Center is now open to help with your writing assignments.  Our hours are as follows:

Monday and Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Welcome Back Week

NWACC Student Ambassadors and Activities Board (SAAB) members are hosting Welcome Back Week Fall Fling on August 21st and 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join us on Bogle Plaza and visit with area vendors and get to know your SAAB members. Area vendors will be giving away coupons and merchandise, so don’t miss out.

Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication

Please join us for a special presentation and ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the tenure of NWACC President Emerita, Dr. Becky Paneitz, with the dedication of the Becky Paneitz Student Center. The presentation will be on Thursday, August 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in Bogle Plaza.

Eagle View Bootcamp

Want to learn more about the student newspaper and how to join the staff? Please attend the staff training bootcamp at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 24th in the newsroom, Burns Hall 1324. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please register by Aug. 16 via email at eagleview@nwacc.edu or by calling 479-986-4016.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.  The first screening will take place at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28th at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the Great Hall, with the film Jazz by Ken Burns to be presented.  The Ben Harris Quartet will perform.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Bookstore Back to School Hours

Here is a list of your NWACC Bookstore Hours for August.

August 19th – 23rd

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

August 26th – 30th

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September 2nd – 6th

Monday: Closed (Labor Day)

Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*We will resume normal business hours of Monday- Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. effective Sept. 9th.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Culinary & Hospitality Faculty Members Earn Designation

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program faculty members Dede Hamm and Rebecca Liles have received the Certified Hospitality Educator designation from the American Hotel & Lodging Association.  The designation certifies that an individual has the skills to be an exemplary post-secondary instructor in hospitality management. For more information, visit the following link: https://www.ahlei.org/Certifications/Specialty/Certified-Hospitality-Educator-(CHE)/  They also received the Certified Culinary Travel Professional designation from the World Food Travel Association.  The designation certifies that an individual is an expert in the culinary tourism industry.  For more information, visit the following link: http://www.worldfoodtravel.org/recognize/individual-certification/. Congratulations, Dede and Rebecca!

Ben Aldama Receives Certification

Ben Aldama, Dean of Adult Education, has successfully completed an intensive training program and is now a Certified Manager in Program Improvement (CMPI). This certification is the first of its kind in adult education. Congratulations, Ben!

Snack Machine Installed in SCGBD & CHP Building

Hungry? We’ve added snack machines to the second floor of the Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development (SCGBD) and the 1st floor of the Center For Health Professions (CHP). Sandwiches, salads, milk, cake, and much more!

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!

Become a stronger, faster, wiser, and more confident reader of (any!) text this Fall semester. Visit the SRC – NWACC’s new Student Learning Center for one-on-one consultation about individual reading assignments for any discipline, practice, and mastery of successful reading strategies, employment of academic vocabulary, and/or quiet space to practice the art of reading. We believe in the 3P’s of good reading: knowing the/your PURPOSE, determining the/your PERSPECTIVE, and having or discovering the/your PLAN. Please e-mail Megan Bolinder at mbolinder@nwacc.edu to make an appointment, or drop-in to utilize our space. The SRC is located in Burns Hall, room 2306 and is open from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Ask Us How to PASS!

The Peer Association for Student Success (PASS) is here to help you, whether you are a new student or a returning student this fall! PASS is led by Student Mentors who are trained to answer students’ questions, resolve issues, and assist students with Studying (including personality and learning style analyses), Stress Management, Goal Setting, Time Management, and Locating and Utilizing Campus Offices and Resources, such as the Academic Success Center, the Writing Center, the Financial Aid Department, the Advising Center, etc.

Student Mentor training for new mentors is scheduled for mid-September.

NEW Students:  if you have questions, ask us NOW!  Our mission is to empower students to make positive choices in their academic and professional lives that will enable them to maximize their personal potential and achieve success at NWACC.

For more information or to sign up for PASS, please contact pass@nwacc.edu. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PASSNWACC

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC in the News

NWACC Training Center Taking Shape (Benton County Daily Record)

New Music Series Launches (KUAF)

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

August 20, 2013

  • The Writing Center is Open! (new)
  • Food Court Re-Opening
  • Welcome Back Week
  • Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication
  • Eagle View Bootcamp
  • NWACC Music Concert
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Bookstore Back to School Hours
  • Mystery in Bella Vista (new)
  • Snack Machine Installed in SCGBD & CHP Building (new)
  • Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC (new)
  • New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC! (new)
  • Ask Us How to PASS! (new)
  • Bentonville Partners In Education (new)
  • Success Planner Training

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

The Writing Center is Open!

Welcome students!  The Writing Center is now open to help with your writing assignments.  Our hours are as follows:

Monday and Tuesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday and Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Food Court Re-Opening

Join us as we celebrate the re-opening of the Food Court on August 19th & 20th! Enjoy music from DJ Austin Neager (one of our students) from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Food Court vendors will also be offering free coupons/discounts – Blaze’n Burrito will offer free taco coupons, Chick-fil-A will offer mini ice cream cones, Kennedy Coffee will allow you to upsize your coffee by paying for one size cup and getting the next size up for the lower price, and RechargeU will offer $1.00 hot dogs. Eat, listen to music, and have fun! We hope you can join us for this great event!

Welcome Back Week

NWACC Student Ambassadors and Activities Board (SAAB) members are hosting Welcome Back Week Fall Fling on August 21st and 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join us on Bogle Plaza and visit with area vendors and get to know your SAAB members. Area vendors will be giving away coupons and merchandise, so don’t miss out.

Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication

Please join us for a special presentation and ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the tenure of NWACC President Emerita, Dr. Becky Paneitz, with the dedication of the Becky Paneitz Student Center. The presentation will be on Thursday, August 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in Bogle Plaza.

Eagle View Bootcamp

Want to learn more about the student newspaper and how to join the staff? Please attend the staff training bootcamp at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 24th in the newsroom, Burns Hall 1324. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please register by Aug. 16 via email at eagleview@nwacc.edu or by calling 479-986-4016.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

America’s Music

The NWACC Music Department and Library, in cooperation with Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, are pleased to present America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.  This six-week program series features documentary film screenings, musical performances, and discussions of 20th century American popular music led by Miles Fish, NWACC music instructor.  The first screening will take place at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 28th at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in the Great Hall, with the film Jazz by Ken Burns to be presented.  The Ben Harris Quartet will perform.

All events in this series are free and open to the public.  For more information about this program, including upcoming events in the series, please visit: http://www.americasmusicbentonville.org/ and www.crystalbridges.org. This program was made possible by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and NWACC.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Bookstore Back to School Hours

Here is a list of your NWACC Bookstore Hours for August.

August 19th – 23rd

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

August 26th – 30th

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September 2nd – 6th

Monday: Closed (Labor Day)

Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*We will resume normal business hours of Monday- Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. effective Sept. 9th.

Mystery in Bella Vista

Dr. Edward A. Allen, author and NWACC adjunct history instructor, is scheduled to teach a personal enrichment class titled “Writing Killer Mysteries.”The course description follows: Got the urge to write a mystery?  Already working on a story? “Writing Killer Mysteries” will guide you through the main issues and strategies of writing good mystery fiction. You’ll learn the rules for mysteries, techniques for getting the idea, inventing characters, adopting authentic point of view and voice, strategies for plotting, and the necessary follow-through of perfecting your product. Participants will receive all of the course materials. Bring a pen or pencil, a composition tablet, and lots of questions. Before you come, learn more about E.A. Allen at MontclaireMysteries.com.

The class will be held at the Highlands Crossing Center in room 123a from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. on Thursdays from Sept. 5th through Oct. 24th.  The cost of the class is $66 for 16 hours of classroom instruction.  Payment is due upon registration. Those interested in registering for the class or wishing to ask questions may contact Lasea Ellis at 479-936-5175 or lellis@nwacc.edu, or stop by the Highlands Crossing Center in Bella Vista, Room 123a, from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26 and 27 and from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 29.

Snack Machine Installed in SCGBD & CHP Building

Hungry? We’ve added snack machines to the second floor of the Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development (SCGBD) and the 1st floor of the Center For Health Professions (CHP). Sandwiches, salads, milk, cake, and much more!

Join HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC

HSF Scholars Chapter at NWACC is now accepting applications for the Executive Board. Positions available are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Events Chair, and Publicity Chair. Deadline for submitting the application is Friday, September 6 at 12:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Monserrate Cuevas, mcuevas@nwacc.edu or Jorge Amaral, jamaral@nwacc.edu.

New Student Reading Center (SRC) at NWACC!

Become a stronger, faster, wiser, and more confident reader of (any!) text this Fall semester. Visit the SRC – NWACC’s new Student Learning Center for one-on-one consultation about individual reading assignments for any discipline, practice, and mastery of successful reading strategies, employment of academic vocabulary, and/or quiet space to practice the art of reading. We believe in the 3P’s of good reading: knowing the/your PURPOSE, determining the/your PERSPECTIVE, and having or discovering the/your PLAN. Please e-mail Megan Bolinder at mbolinder@nwacc.edu to make an appointment, or drop-in to utilize our space. The SRC is located in Burns Hall, room 1016 and is open from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Ask Us How to PASS!

The Peer Association for Student Success (PASS) is here to help you, whether you are a new student or a returning student this fall! PASS is led by Student Mentors who are trained to answer students’ questions, resolve issues, and assist students with Studying (including personality and learning style analyses), Stress Management, Goal Setting, Time Management, and Locating and Utilizing Campus Offices and Resources, such as the Academic Success Center, the Writing Center, the Financial Aid Department, the Advising Center, etc.

Student Mentor training for new mentors is scheduled for mid-September.

NEW Students:  if you have questions, ask us NOW!  Our mission is to empower students to make positive choices in their academic and professional lives that will enable them to maximize their personal potential and achieve success at NWACC.

For more information or to sign up for PASS, please contact pass@nwacc.edu. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PASSNWACC

Bentonville Partners In Education

Each year, NWACC Partners with the Bentonville Partners in Education to provide a speakers list to Bentonville Schools.  If you would like to volunteer to speak to students in Bentonville Schools, please email Diana Johnson at djohnson@nwacc.edu by September 15, 2013.  Please send your name, topic(s) to be presented, your email address and phone number, and the age the topic presentation is targeted at to Diana.

Success Planner Training

We would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

NWACC Resources

Campus Activities Calendar

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

August 19, 2013

  • Food Court Re-Opening
  • Welcome Back Week
  • Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication
  • Eagle View Bootcamp
  • Success Planner Training
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Bookstore Back to School Hours
  • Introduction to Studio Art
  • NWACC Theatre Season Announced
  • Fall Theatre Courses
  • New Fall Class:  Android App Development
  • Introduction to Printmaking Course – Fall 2013
  • NWACC’s New Cyber Technician Program
  • Build Lifelong Research Skills in Information Literacy Course
  • New Fall Class: Science Fiction
  • BCM Lunch Gatherings
  • NWACC in the News (new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Food Court Re-Opening

Join us as we celebrate the re-opening of the Food Court on August 19th & 20th! Enjoy music from DJ Austin Neager (one of our students) from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Food Court vendors will also be offering free coupons/discounts – Blaze’n Burrito will offer free taco coupons, Chick-fil-A will offer mini ice cream cones, Kennedy Coffee will allow you to upsize your coffee by paying for one size cup and getting the next size up for the lower price, and RechargeU will offer $1.00 hot dogs. Eat, listen to music, and have fun! We hope you can join us for this great event!

Welcome Back Week

NWACC Student Ambassadors and Activities Board (SAAB) members are hosting Welcome Back Week Fall Fling on August 21st and 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Join us on Bogle Plaza and visit with area vendors and get to know your SAAB members. Area vendors will be giving away coupons and merchandise, so don’t miss out.

Becky Paneitz Student Center Dedication

Please join us for a special presentation and ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the tenure of NWACC President Emerita, Dr. Becky Paneitz, with the dedication of the Becky Paneitz Student Center. The presentation will be on Thursday, August 22nd at 10:00 a.m. in Bogle Plaza.

Eagle View Bootcamp

Want to learn more about the student newspaper and how to join the staff? Please attend the staff training bootcamp at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 24th in the newsroom, Burns Hall 1324. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please register by Aug. 16 via email at eagleview@nwacc.edu or by calling 479-986-4016.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Success Planner Training

With fall semester fast approaching, we would like to encourage faculty and staff to attend Success Planner training.

Success Planner is a student management system that is being adopted on campus for monitoring at risk students, making referrals, making appointments, and many other things.  Sign up for training today! Trainings are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Distance Learning Lab. If you can’t make it on Monday, an alternative time can be set up. More information can be found in My NWACC Connection under the “Success Planner” and click on “How to”. Contact Toby Phebus at 619-4389 or tphebus@nwacc.edu.

World Suicide Prevention Day

Join the Fall Wellness Series for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, room 108.  Anna Pope, Program Manager at the Arkansas Crisis Center will be discussing suicide warning signs and ways to respond.  All faculty, staff and students are welcome to join us!  Snacks will be provided.  For more information please contact Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu.

Bookstore Back to School Hours

Here is a list of your NWACC Bookstore Hours for August.

August 19th – 23rd

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

August 26th – 30th

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September 2nd – 6th

Monday: Closed (Labor Day)

Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

*We will resume normal business hours of Monday- Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. effective Sept. 9th.

NWACC Music Concert

The National Federation of Music Clubs, NWACC Music, and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista present the 2013 Young Artist Award Winner, Tavi Ungerleider, cellist. This free concert is on Sunday September 8th at 2:30 p.m. in White Hall Auditorium on the NWACC Campus. All are welcome to attend the program and the Andante Music Club of Bella Vista sponsored reception following  the event..

Music Sampling – http://www.classicalconnect.com/Tavi_Ungerleider/12694 For more information, contact Rene” Garcia Oliver 479-631-1558 or curia58@gmail.com

Introduction to Studio Art

Join Eric Smith for Introduction to Studio Art and tap into your creative side! This course will familiarize students with the world of art by introducing them to a variety of art mediums and related artists. Through hands-on experience involving basic visual elements, students apply principles of design to creative projects in drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Enroll today in this newly added section to the NWACC Fine Art Department. If you have any questions, email Eric Smith at esmith@nwacc.edu.

NWACC Theatre Season Announced

Please see the schedule of theatre performances and auditions for NWACC’s upcoming theatre season.

“The Shape of Things” by Neil Labute

Directed by Bryce Kemph

Performances October 4, 5, 10, 11, 12 at 7 pm & October 6, 13 at 2 pm

Auditions will be held on Thursday, August 22nd at 5:30 pm in White Auditorium

“The Giver” adapted by Eric Coble

Directed by Mary Moore

Performances April 25, 26, & May 1, 2, 3 at 7pm & April 27, May 4 at 2 pm

Audition Dates TBA

NWACC Theatre Performances are held in White Auditorium in Burns Hall at the NWACC campus. Tickets are sold at the door. For more information about the shows, please call 479-619-2295.

Tickets Prices

General Public: $8.00

NWACC Faculty/Staff/Student: $6.00

Tickets are $1 off if you bring a canned food item

Thursday night performances are free to NWACC Faculty/Staff/Students with an official NWACC ID.

Fall Theatre Courses

When you take NWACC theatre courses, you are taking courses from professionals in the field. Ashley Edwards, subject coordinator for the Theatre department and playwright for Walton Arts Center will be teaching a Playwriting class for the third time at NWACC. The class has been successful so far, carrying one of the students to compete her play at the American College Theatre Festival last Spring. It is a fun, and creative course to take! Bryce Kemph, a professional actor who has had roles nationally and locally brings his expertise to NWACC in his Acting I course. This will be his second year at NWACC as part-time faculty. Kemph also teaches theatre at University of Arkansas and will be directing the Fall play as well. Please visit our Theatre department website for more information. New and improved courses include Playwriting I, Acting I, and Stagecraft. Sign up for Drama Practicum courses to receive credit for production work!

New Fall Class:  Android App Development

Are you a programmer and interested in developing apps for Android phones & tablets? Android is the most popular mobile platform in use today and there is a vibrant market for good apps.  Learn how in this class, taught by Allen Baker on Tuesday evenings – all you need is some Java experience. Enroll in PROG 2603-CRN 12504.  Please contact the instructor atabaker@nwacc.edu for more information.

Introduction to Printmaking Course – Fall 2013

This fall, join Eric Smith to learn about the wonderful world of printmaking! Through an exploration of a variety of processes, the students will acquire understanding and hands-on skills within the multiple facets of the medium. This studio experience will involve creative projects in the fundamental techniques of relief, intaglio, silkscreen, monotype and more.

Enroll today in this latest course offering of the NWACC Fine Art Department! If you have any questions, email Eric Smith at esmith@nwacc.edu.

NWACC’s New Cyber Technician Program

NWACC has a brand new program for Cyber Technician! If you are an undecided major, this could be the program for you! This 28-credit hour program runs for 3 semesters – Fall, Spring, Summer.  The next cohort will start August 19, 2013.  If you are interested in declaring a major, or changing a current major to this program, enrollment is happening now!  You can enroll with advisor Christy Reynolds creynolds@nwacc.edu or visit with Cathy Marak cmarak@nwacc.edu. Veterans should contact Dianna Portillo dportillo@nwacc.edu. Hurry! Classes will fill up soon!

Build Lifelong Research Skills in Information Literacy Course

The Library is now offering an 8-week, 2-credit hour Information Literacy Skills for the 21st Century course (LIB 1002). Class meets 1:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Burns Hall Library Lab from August 20th – October 8th. This interdisciplinary course will help new and returning students build essential skills related to information searching and consumption. Among other hands-on exercises, students will create customized research guides to meet their evolving information needs. Please contact Rachel Ackerman at rackerman@nwacc.edu if you have any questions.

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

BCM Lunch Gatherings

Join us for lunch, discussions, apologetics, and prayer every Wednesday, from 12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome. Lunch is provided – bring your own drink. Watch for information and meeting locations on NWACC bulletin boards.

NWACC in the News

40 Under 40 – Tay Sha Carter (Northwest Arkansas Business Journal)

College Library, Music Department, Crystal Bridges Partner for Program (Benton County Daily Record)

Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Benton County hosts benefit (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

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