- 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 email@example.com (Faculty Advisor) or Christ Bribiesca firstname.lastname@example.org (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 email@example.com or Tim McGinn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. We look forward to seeing you all there.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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, email@example.com or Jorge Amaral, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.