- Burns Hall Main Entrance & Bus Stop (TODAY)
- Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation: Defining Domestic Violence October 1
- ALPFA Invites HR Rep To Offer Advice on Resumes Oct. 2 (new)
- NWACC Jam Night Oct. 4
- NWACC Volunteers Sought for Benton County Cleanup
- Lindy’s Offering 10% Discount on Family Size Take Home Order
- Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
- Academic Success Center Offerings (TODAY)
- Former President Clinton to be in Rogers Oct. 7 (new)
- Salsa Competition (the kind you eat, not the dance!)
- Free Movie!
- Eagle View Open House
- Art Club at NWACC’s Fall Juried Exhibition
- SAAB Needs Boxes
- Art Club at NWACC’s Fall Juried Exhibition
- WCC Tutors
- Veteran’s Scholarship Giving Opportunity
- NWACC Equality Ally Conversations Available
- Writing Center Offers Live Online Tutoring
- NWACC Team Participating in Tour de Cure; It’s Not Too Late to Join
- NSLS Speaker Event Broadcast: Stephen Bardo
- Blood Drive Slated For Oct. 23 (new)
THIS WEEK AT NWACC:
Burns Hall Main Entrance & Bus Stop
Work has begun to repair the concrete outside the main entrance to Burns Hall and to replace the front doors with electronic sliding glass doors.
Funds for this project are being provided by the State of Arkansas and are earmarked for capital improvements. The main entrance is expected to be closed for three weeks. Please use the entrances located near White Auditorium or in the Walker Addition (near the Science wing) during this time.
Also, the transit stop for Ozark Regional Transit will be temporarily relocated to the west end of Burns Hall. We appreciate your patience while this work is completed.
Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation: Defining Domestic Violence October 1
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
On Wednesday, October 1, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., the NWACC Red Flag Campaign, in conjunction with the NWA Women’s Shelter, will host an educational and awareness seminar titled, “What is Domestic Violence? Defining DV Beyond Physical Abuse”.
This seminar will also include a TED Talk presentation from Leslie Morgan Steiner, “Why Domestic Violence Victims Don’t Leave”. Please join us in SC 108 and help us bring awareness to this growing problem.
ALPFA Invites HR Rep To Offer Advice on Resumes Oct. 2
ALPFA has invited Tanya Hammocks, Senior Human Resources Manager for Cintas, to come to NWACC on Thursday, October 2, to give advice about resumes.
The discussion will be in room 319 of the Becky Paneitz Student Center beginning at 4 p.m. Oct. 2.
A related flier is attached.
NWACC Jam Night Oct. 4
NWACC Jam Night takes place Oct. 4 (a Saturday) from 6 -9:30 p.m. at Gusano’s in Bentonville.
You can perform on your own or with a band. If you would like to perform with the house band, contact Marc Turner at least a week in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 619-4126.
(The house band features Mathew Mozzoni on guitar, Richard Goodrum on drums, Marc Turner on bass, and guest vocalist Ocie Fisher.)
NWACC Volunteers Sought for Benton County Cleanup
Volunteers are being sought to assist with the Benton County Cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon on Oct. 11 at the Benton County Road Department. NWACC is organizing a team of volunteers.
Dr. Chris Huggard is the Team NWACC leader. His contact information is 619-4270 / email@example.com, and interested participants can contact him with questions. Sign-up is available at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d45ada72fa7ff2-benton1.
Please note: There is a comment box on the website where participants can indicate they are NWACC team members.
Lindy’s Offering 10% Discount on Family Size Take Home Order
Lindy’s College Cafe has announced that NWACC Faculty & Staff will receive 10% off any Family Size Take Home Order when they show their NWACC ID.
All orders are ready at 2 p.m. Please see the website for more details.
Writing and Reading Workshops This Week
Students may join us any day of the week for valuable tips on college assignments.
Topics include apostrophe usage,quoting, and cracking the code of reading comprehension with memorable acronyms. The days and times remain the same each week. Why not put them in your phone or calendar? A flier with days and times is attached.
Academic Success Center Offerings
The Academic Success Center is here to help students succeed IN and OUT OF THE CLASSROOM!
Please join us for FREE workshops in SC 314 on
- Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 10 a.m. for Learning Styles
- Wednesday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. and
- Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 10 a.m. for Study Skills
- Thursday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m. for Balancing Life: Time and Stress
- Thursday, Oct. 9, at 2 p.m. for The Theory of Learning
- Monday, Oct. 13, at 1 p.m. for Setting Goals for Life as a Future Transfer Student
NO RESERVATION NECESSARY! Come for all or part of a workshop to learn more. A schedule with additional details and workshops this fall is attached.
Former President Clinton to be in Rogers Oct. 7
Former President Bill Clinton will be in Rogers on Tuesday, October 7.
Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. The event will be at the John Q. Hammons Center, 3303 South Pinnacle Hills Parkway in Rogers.
Tickets should be available starting today (Tuesday), from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at: Arkansas Victory 2014 Rogers Office, 5305 Village Parkway, Suite 9 Rogers, AR (479) 595-9923.
Salsa Competition (the kind you eat, not the dance!)
In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board (SAAB), The Latin Culture Club at NWACC, ALPFA at NWACC and DREAMers at NWACC are hosting a salsa competition on October 15.
Please open the attached flier for details-deadline for entries is October 8!
The Music Department will sponsor a free documentary movie on the power of music and how it is currently being used therapeutically with Alzheimer’s patients. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Music Recital Hall, Burns Hall 2105.
The event is free, but tickets are required due to limited seating. Claim yours from Justin Stewart, Admin Asst for Comm & Arts in BH 1117. Check out the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaB5Egej0TQ A related flier is attached.
Eagle View Open House
The Eagle View is hosting an open house from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the newsroom, Burns Hall 1459.
Everyone is invited to attend to hear a few words from Dr. Evelyn E. Jorgenson and to tour the new classroom, newsroom and office. Refreshments will be available.
SAAB Needs Boxes
The Fall Festival, sponsored by SAAB, is right around the corner. One of the highlights of this event is the box maze that consumes the entire SC 108 A and B. It takes a lot of boxes to build this super maze so we are sending the call out for boxes. Please don’t throw them away!
If you have boxes between now and October 24, please contact Becky Hudson at firstname.lastname@example.org. SAAB will get them picked up.
Art Club at NWACC’s Fall Juried Exhibition
The Art Club at NWACC is holding its annual Fall Juried Exhibition again.
This competitive exhibition is open to all staff at NWACC and currently enrolled NWACC students (Faculty are ineligible). The deadline for submission of works is October 31, 2014.
The Exhibition will be from November 3 – December 12 with a reception to be held on November 5. The instructions for entry and more specific information are included in the attached Prospectus for the Exhibition.
Tutors are available at the Washington County Center (WCC) on both Tuesday and Wednesday, from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. For more information on tutoring services, please visit http://www.nwacc.edu/web/asc/index.
Veteran’s Scholarship Giving Opportunity
The Josh McCandless Scholarship was awarded for the first time this fall semester.
Students of the Veteran’s Project, a Service Learning project, are seeking donations for this scholarship fund. Anyone interested can give online (see attached flier).
Please consider supporting our top scholar veterans by giving to the scholarship. Every donation, no matter how small or large, makes a difference.
For more information, contact Dr. Chris Huggard, email@example.com or 479-619-4270
NWACC Equality Ally Conversations Available
NWACC Equality is an initiative on campus to help educate and promote equality on campus. It is the purpose of NWACC Equality to provide a judgment-free and bias-free environment for students by equipping faculty and staff with the knowledge necessary to promote a safe environment for anyone on campus who feels they are singled out because of their race, color, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and marital or family status on campus.
If you would like more information about NWACC Equality or want to attend an ally conversation please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writing Center Offers Live Online Tutoring
We are proud to announce that the Writing Center is providing another way students can receive help with their writing–live online tutoring! Students may make a 15-minute appointment for a live tutoring session using Adobe Connect. This option is perfect for students who like the help received from a face-to-face tutoring session but cannot visit the Center. Please see the Writing Center’s website on how to book an appointment and get connected. https://www.nwacc.edu/web/writingcenter/writing_center.htm
Additional information is available in the attached document.
Fall hours will be Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.-noon.
NWACC Team Participating in Tour de Cure; It’s Not Too Late to Join
On October 4, NWACC team will be taking part in the Tour de Cure cycling event to support the American Diabetes Association when we join thousands of other riders in Springdale at Arvest Ballpark..
It’s not too late! You can join our team and raise funds to help the American Diabetes Association provide community-based education programs, protect the rights of people with diabetes and fund critical research for a cure. You do not have to be an experienced cyclist, as there are routes for all levels.
If you can’t join our team, please consider making a secure, 100% tax-deductible donation online by visiting our Team webpage using the link below.
To join our NWACC team or make a donation, please visit: http://main.diabetes.org/goto/nwacc
For more information contact: Joe Timpe, BH2440, 479-986-4006
NSLS Speaker Event Broadcast: Stephen Bardo
The National Society of Leadership and Success at NWACC invites community members to join us for a broadcast featuring Stephen Bardo as he presents Point Guard Vision. The broadcast will take place on Tuesday, October 7, at 5:30 p.m. in room 108 of the Becky Paneitz Student Center.
Bardo is a former NBA player with the San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks and Detroit Pistons, and a broadcast analyst for ESPN, CBS Sports, Fox 1 Sports and The Big Ten Network. He is also the author of “How to Make the League Without Picking Up the Rock” as well as a motivational speaker who discusses leadership and overcoming adversity.
Bardo tours the country speaking about leadership, never giving up on dreams, and how to set and reach goals. In his Point Guard Vision presentation, Bardo will discuss:
- Beginning to “see” your opportunities
- Understanding the currency of business
- Becoming resilient
- Recognizing problem or opportunity.
To learn more about Stephen Bardo, please visit stephenbardo.com.
Blood Drive Slated For Oct. 23
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks blood drive will be on campus Thursday, October 23 , 2014 (9:00am – 3pm) NWACC Student Center – Room # 108 A and B
Please bring a photo ID and eat well and drink plenty of fluids prior to the blood drive.
Free Cholesterol Screening! ~NO FOOD after midnight prior to screening and ONLY WATER AND BLACK COFFEE day of testing.
*To sign-up, the registration board is located outside the office of 1418 ~ West Wing of Burns Hall
Give the Gift of Life & Each donation earns LifePOINTS!
Sponsored by the NWACC Health, Physical Education, Fitness Center and Sports Club Department
*Please put this important date on your calendar and we hope you can donate blood on October 23!