- America’s Music
- iGive for NWACC
- Spring Creek Art Festival
- Lunch with The Jones Center at Outback in Springdale
- KUAF General Manager to visit NWACC (new)
- NWACC Health Professions Information Sessions
- Lottery Drawing for Spring 2014 BETA Test Registration Period (new)
- NWACC Student Recital
- Commas of the Conscience
- NWACC Book Club
- International Education Week 2013
- SAAB in Need of Boxes (new)
- PASS Mentor On Call
- On-Campus College Visits
- Psychology of Math Success
- Learn to Play the Piano
- Dance Opportunities
THIS WEEK AT NWACC:
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.
iGive Faculty, Staff, and Student Giving Campaign
The Annual iGive Faculty, Staff and Student Giving Campaign is going on until October 4th! This two-week event is provides faculty, staff and students the opportunity to support the College’s philanthropic efforts by making a tax-deductible contribution to support student scholarships, student organizations, programmatic efforts, facility needs, the employee assistance fund, or the Foundation through an unrestricted gift.
In addition to supporting our NWACC Family, those who give during the campaign are entered into Prize Drawings for some fantastic giveaways including a reclaimed wood side table provided by Harrison Creek Creations (www.harrisoncreekcreations.com), themed prize baskets, reserved parking space for a year, an opportunity to spend some time with Tim and Jeff in the Morning, and more!
If you’d like to donate to this initiative, please visit with an iGive representative at one of the following locations:
Burns Hall Lobby: September 30 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Student Center: October 1, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies: October 2, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development: October 2, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Center for Health Professions: October 2, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Visit www.nwaccfoundation.org to donate online, to see the full listing of events, prizes, and to learn more about what your giving supports.
Spring Creek Art Festival
Spring Creek Art Festival: The Jones Center for Families, located at 922 East Emma Avenue, Springdale, is hosting the Spring Creek Art Festival. The festival is a place for student artists, age 6-22, to showcase their art, acquire knowledge through workshops, and learn how to pursue a career in the creative realm. Categories: 2D art, 3D art, Photography, and Live Performance Entry Deadline: September 30. Festival Date: October 23rd – 26th. For more information visit www.springcreekfestival.com.
Lunch with The Jones Center at Outback in Springdale
Please join us at the Springdale Outback, located at 4808 S. Thompson St, for lunch with The Jones Center. This fundraiser is being held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. October 1st. Enjoy a special selection of grilled favorites and Outback originals all made fresh to order! Tickets are $12 per person. To purchase tickets in advance please call The Jones Center at 479-756-8090. Good cause, Great food!
KUAF General Manager to visit NWACC
Rick Stockdell, long-time general manager of KUAF 91.3 FM, an NPR affiliate, will visit Denise Nemec’s Introduction to Mass Communication class 1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m., Thursday, October 3rd. He will share his story of the growth and development of KUAF from a low-wattage campus radio facility to a nationally recognized station with syndicated programs. Anyone who would like to join the class is welcome, but please RSVP to Denise Nemec at ext. 4301. The class meets in Burns Hall 1324.
Public Forum – “Can a Mediator Help Me Settle My Dispute?”
To celebrate “Mediation Week”, a public forum, “Can a Mediator Help Me Settle My Dispute?”, will be held on campus on October 7th from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. in the Shewmaker Center for Workforce Technologies, Walmart Auditorium. The purpose of “Mediation Week” is to educate lawyers, parties, public officials, and to promote the use of mediation throughout the world.
NWACC Health Professions Information Sessions
Do you know what kinds of Health Profession degrees are offered at NWACC? Would you like to know more about the programs offered? If so, please join the Health Professions division the week of October 7th for information sessions on our programs. There is no need to pre-register, we only request you be there 5 to 10 minutes before the sessions begin. We will be offering the following sessions at the Center for Health Professions:
Nursing: October 7th, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., CHP room 1013
Physical Therapy Assistant: October 8th, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., CHP room 1013
Respiratory Therapist: October 9th, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., CHP room 2010
Health Information Management: October 10th, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., CHP room 2010
EMT/Paramedic/Fire Science: October 10th, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., CHP room 2010
If you are unable to attend one of the sessions you are interested in there will be another week of sessions in November. We will send out times and dates at a later time. You can also contact Darcy Williams, Health Professions academic advisor at email@example.com. We look forward to meeting you and answering any questions you may have.
Lottery Drawing for Spring 2014 BETA Test Registration Period
Learner Services will be holding a lottery for 15 employees to register for classes during the Spring BETA Test Registration Period. This is to test the system and make sure it is working properly. Participants will actually be registering for Spring classes, with the advantage of being first in line. The lottery is open to all employees (full and part-time), including work study students, throughout the College Community. The test period will be Thursday, October 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The employee must be a continuing student, or a current admissions application must be entered for the employee to participate. If the employee has a hold on their account, they need to have it taken care of before they submit their name to participate in the BETA Test Registration Lottery. The employees selected during the drawing will be notified by email on Wednesday, October 16.
If you would like to participate in the drawing, or have questions regarding the Spring Test Registration Period, email your name and Student ID number to David Brigman (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 15.
NWACC Student Recital
NWACC Music presents the first student recital on October 24th at 7:00 pm. Performance is in the Music Recital Hall, 2nd floor of Burns Hall, room 2105. This event is free and open to students, faculty and the public. For questions or more information email Rene’ Garcia Oliver, Concert Hostess, at email@example.com or call/text 479-631-1558.
NWACC Book Club
Read Dave Eggers’ Zeitoun and get a new understanding of Hurricane Katrina, Bush’s “war on terror,” and being Muslim in America. Book Club will meet Tuesday, October 29th, from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., in Burns Hall, room 2243 (Trammel Conference Room). All are welcome! Please see http://nwaccbookclub.blogspot.com/ for more.
Commas of the Conscience
If commas were a blank canvas, how would you fill them in? The NWACC Writing Center is looking to make their walls come alive! A competition will be held by members of SKD for the most creative commas to set up for display.
First place winner will receive a $30 dollar gift card to Kennedy Coffee Roasting Company. Seven others will be selected for display. Deadline for the commas and entry sheets is November 8th. Winners will be selected and announced on November 15th. Paper will be provided for those that wish to enter the contest. That, along with the entry sheets can be found in the Writing Center Room 1003 in Burns Hall.
International Education Week 2013
Mark your calendars! NWACC will celebrate International Education Week from November 18th – 22nd!
SAAB in Need of Boxes
SAAB is currently in need of empty boxes for the upcoming Fall Festival on October 25th. If you have any empty boxes that you are willing to part with, please consider donating them for this project. You can drop them off at Becky Hudson’s office in the Student Center, room 233G, or she can arrange to pick them up from you. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 986-6682.
PASS Mentor On Call
What do you wish you had known the first week of class? What questions do you still have?
We have Student Mentors ON CALL to serve you! Come find out more about how to PASS, get your questions answered, and find the help you need. A mentor will be available in the Library on Tuesdays (10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.) Wednesdays (2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.) and Thursdays (3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.).
Additional days and times may be added throughout the semester. For more information, please contact the Program Coordinator Ashley Byrd at email@example.com .
On-Campus College Visits
October 1st: University of Arkansas Fort Smith, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 1st: John Brown University, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 7th: John Brown University, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Washington County Center Student Center Lobby
October 9th: University of Arkansas Fort Smith, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 9th: Harding University, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 16th: University of Central Arkansas, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 23rd: John Brown University, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 23rd: Harding University, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 29th: John Brown University, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development
October 30th: Harding University, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Becky Paneitz Student Center
October 30th: University of Phoenix, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Burns Hall
If you have any questions, please contact Sarah Langley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Psychology of Math Success
A section of PSYC 1021, Psychology of Math Success, will be offered the second 8 weeks of Fall semester, on Tuesday and Thursday’s from 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. This course will address the attitudes, beliefs and study skills needed to become a successful math student. Contact Diana Nagel, 619-4348, email@example.com for more information.
Learn to Play the Piano
Would you like to learn to play the piano? Piano lessons are available at The Jones Center for Families, 922 east Emma Avenue, Springdale. Piano lessons are $25 per class, September 5th- December 5th, 4-8pm Tuesday through Thursday. To schedule lessons please call 479.841.4000
There are still two chances to exercise your two left feet this term! Bellydancing I (DANC 2001) and Ballroom I (DANC 1961 or PEAC 1961) classes are being offered at Jones Center on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning October 16th. All students, faculty, and staff are invited to register.