November 26, 2014

  • Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered
  • Cash for Books
  • Attention: Regalia Sale
  • NWACC THANKS
  • Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening
  • NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered

Several workshops are being offered for students in resume writing and interview skills. Mrs. Kelley Rose will lead the following sessions:

  • Resume & Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart Monday 12/1 from 12 Noon to 2 p.m., Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development

Mrs. Rose will describe how to highlight your knowledge, strengths and abilities using keywords and preferred qualifications in the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out workshop.

In Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills, she will describe how to excel using the interview style used by Walmart and most Walmart vendors. She will also describe how to tell your story during the interview in a manner that sets you apart from other candidates.

In the Resume and Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart, Mrs. Rose will condense both the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out & the Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills workshop and also will include a sample of mock interviews.

Mrs. Rose is an Associate Professor in the Business Department and has been teaching her students resume writing and interview skills for the last seven years. Many of her students have successfully set themselves apart and got the job they wanted by using these techniques.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore is buying back books.

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Attention: Regalia Sale

Herff Jones will be on campus December 3 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to assist anyone who wants to purchase their regalia rather than renting.  Two documents (with pricing information) are attached, one for Master’s and one for Doctorate.

Bachelor’s regalia also are available.

If faculty members are interested, they should reach out to Devin Ward, B&N College Bookstore manager, at sm408@bncollege.com.

This special pricing will only be available until the end of December, so it is a great time to take advantage!

Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening

Ozark Education, Inc., Montessori Preschool, located at The Jones Center in Springdale, has a full-time tuition scholarship opening for an 18-24 mos. old child at the preschool.

The parent(s) must be working 30 hrs. per week or going to school full time. They must be income eligible (Medicaid, SNAP, etc.). Preference will be given to minorities. Interested parents may contact Christine Silano at ozarkcca@gmail.com or stop by The Jones Center for an application and brief interview.

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

Wednesday, December 3

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Transfer Information Desk, Student Center 2nd floor

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Transfer Information Desk to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 25, 2014

  • Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered (TODAY)
  • Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Cash for Books
  • Attention: Regalia Sale
  • NWACC THANKS
  • Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening
  • NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance
  • NWACC in the News (1 new item)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered

Several workshops are being offered for students in resume writing and interview skills. Mrs. Kelley Rose will lead the following sessions:

  • Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills —Tuesday 11/25 from 12 noon until 1:30, Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development
  • Resume & Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart Monday 12/1 from 12 Noon to 2 p.m., Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development

Mrs. Rose will describe how to highlight your knowledge, strengths and abilities using keywords and preferred qualifications in the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out workshop.

In Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills, she will describe how to excel using the interview style used by Walmart and most Walmart vendors. She will also describe how to tell your story during the interview in a manner that sets you apart from other candidates.

In the Resume and Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart, Mrs. Rose will condense both the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out & the Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills workshop and also will include a sample of mock interviews.

Mrs. Rose is an Associate Professor in the Business Department and has been teaching her students resume writing and interview skills for the last seven years. Many of her students have successfully set themselves apart and got the job they wanted by using these techniques.

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Tuesday (Nov. 25)

9 a.m. BH 1018- Reading Strategies- Using a Map to Read Your Math Texts: A Concept Plan That Is!

A related flier is attached.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore is buying back books.

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Attention: Regalia Sale

Herff Jones will be on campus December 3 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to assist anyone who wants to purchase their regalia rather than renting.  Two documents (with pricing information) are attached, one for Master’s and one for Doctorate.

Bachelor’s regalia also are available.

If faculty members are interested, they should reach out to Devin Ward, B&N College Bookstore manager, at sm408@bncollege.com.

This special pricing will only be available until the end of December, so it is a great time to take advantage!

Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening

Ozark Education, Inc., Montessori Preschool, located at The Jones Center in Springdale, has a full-time tuition scholarship opening for an 18-24 mos. old child at the preschool.

The parent(s) must be working 30 hrs. per week or going to school full time. They must be income eligible (Medicaid, SNAP, etc.). Preference will be given to minorities. Interested parents may contact Christine Silano at ozarkcca@gmail.com or stop by The Jones Center for an application and brief interview.

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

Wednesday, December 3

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Transfer Information Desk, Student Center 2nd floor

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Transfer Information Desk to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC IN THE NEWS:

The City Wire

NWACC to host open houses for workforce development

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 24, 2014

  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale (TODAY)
  • Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered
  • Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Cash for Books
  • Attention: Regalia Sale
  • NWACC THANKS
  • Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening
  • NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale has been rescheduled for Nov. 24.

Activities will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 in the hallway near the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall. A related flier is attached.

Find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered

Several workshops are being offered for students in resume writing and interview skills. Mrs. Kelley Rose will lead the following sessions:

  • Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills —Tuesday 11/25 from 12 noon until 1:30, Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development
  • Resume & Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart Monday 12/1 from 12 Noon to 2 p.m., Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development

Mrs. Rose will describe how to highlight your knowledge, strengths and abilities using keywords and preferred qualifications in the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out workshop.

In Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills, she will describe how to excel using the interview style used by Walmart and most Walmart vendors. She will also describe how to tell your story during the interview in a manner that sets you apart from other candidates.

In the Resume and Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart, Mrs. Rose will condense both the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out & the Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills workshop and also will include a sample of mock interviews.

Mrs. Rose is an Associate Professor in the Business Department and has been teaching her students resume writing and interview skills for the last seven years. Many of her students have successfully set themselves apart and got the job they wanted by using these techniques.

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Monday (Nov. 24)

2 p.m. BH 1007- Academic Writing Skills- Beyond Google: Library Database Research

3 p.m. BH 1019-Reading Strategies- Using a Map to Read Your Math Texts: A Concept Plan That Is!

Tuesday (Nov. 25)

9 a.m. BH 1018- Reading Strategies- Using a Map to Read Your Math Texts: A Concept Plan That Is!

A related flier is attached.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore is buying back books.

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Attention: Regalia Sale

Herff Jones will be on campus December 3 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to assist anyone who wants to purchase their regalia rather than renting.  Two documents (with pricing information) are attached, one for Master’s and one for Doctorate.

Bachelor’s regalia also are available.

If faculty members are interested, they should reach out to Devin Ward, B&N College Bookstore manager, at sm408@bncollege.com.

This special pricing will only be available until the end of December, so it is a great time to take advantage!

Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening

Ozark Education, Inc., Montessori Preschool, located at The Jones Center in Springdale, has a full-time tuition scholarship opening for an 18-24 mos. old child at the preschool.

The parent(s) must be working 30 hrs. per week or going to school full time. They must be income eligible (Medicaid, SNAP, etc.). Preference will be given to minorities. Interested parents may contact Christine Silano at ozarkcca@gmail.com or stop by The Jones Center for an application and brief interview.

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

Wednesday, December 3

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Transfer Information Desk, Student Center 2nd floor

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Transfer Information Desk to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 21, 2014

  • International Education Week (TODAY)
  • NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” (TODAY)
  • Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered (TODAY)
  • Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Cash for Books
  • Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan (TODAY)
  • Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring
  • Canned Food Campout
  • Attention: Regalia Sale
  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale (updated)
  • NWACC THANKS
  • Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening
  • NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance
  • NWACC in the News (2 new item)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

International Education Week

International Education Week kicks off today (Monday) with a full lineup of activities planned this  week.

ALL ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD IN THE STUDENT CENTER ROOM 108, Bogle Plaza and Student Center Atrium.

A schedule for the week is attached.

Today’s activities include:

Friday, November 21

9 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Last day of the Silent Auction Dale Montgomery and Gloria Mallow

Resume Writing & Interview Skills Workshops Being Offered

Several workshops are being offered for students in resume writing and interview skills. Mrs. Kelley Rose will lead the following sessions:

  • How to Make Your Resume Stand Out — Friday 11/21 from 11:30 to 12:30, Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development
  • Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills –Tuesday 11/25 from 12 noon until 1:30, Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development
  • Resume & Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart Monday 12/1 from 12 Noon to 2 p.m., Peterson Auditorium, Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development

Mrs. Rose will describe how to highlight your knowledge, strengths and abilities using keywords and preferred qualifications in the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out workshop.

In Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills, she will describe how to excel using the interview style used by Walmart and most Walmart vendors. She will also describe how to tell your story during the interview in a manner that sets you apart from other candidates.

In the Resume and Interviewing Skills — Set Yourself Apart, Mrs. Rose will condense both the How to Make Your Resume Stand Out & the Behavioral Based Interviewing Skills workshop and also will include a sample of mock interviews.

Mrs. Rose is an Associate Professor in the Business Department and has been teaching her students resume writing and interview skills for the last seven years. Many of her students have successfully set themselves apart and got the job they wanted by using these techniques.

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Friday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1020 at 9:30 a.m.

See the attached flier for information.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore is buying back books.

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

Forums Planned Today Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

On behalf of the President’s Cabinet, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will be providing a series of forums to gather feedback from faculty and staff concerning NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

The date, time and location are:

Friday, November 21, at 12 noon in the Board Room, 3rd floor, Burns Hall.

The complete strategic plan can be viewed in the Excel file sent to you by email earlier today.  If you did not receive that email attachment and you would like a copy of the file, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu.

The entire 44-page document will not be provided in paper form at the forums.  Instructions and additional information can be found on the I tab. Each forum will last an hour.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu

Canned Food Campout

The 12th annual Canned Food Campout is planned for Nov. 20, 21 and 22 at the Walmart on Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville.

Canned goods, boxed goods, turkeys, hams and toiletries are accepted.

More information is contained in the attached flier.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Attention: Regalia Sale

Herff Jones will be on campus December 3 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to assist anyone who wants to purchase their regalia rather than renting.  Two documents (with pricing information) are attached, one for Master’s and one for Doctorate.

Bachelor’s regalia also are available.

If faculty members are interested, they should reach out to Devin Ward, B&N College Bookstore manager, at sm408@bncollege.com.

This special pricing will only be available until the end of December, so it is a great time to take advantage!

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale has been rescheduled for Nov. 24.

Activities will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 in the hallway near the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall. A related flier is attached.

Find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening

Ozark Education, Inc., Montessori Preschool, located at The Jones Center in Springdale, has a full-time tuition scholarship opening for an 18-24 mos. old child at the preschool.

The parent(s) must be working 30 hrs. per week or going to school full time. They must be income eligible (Medicaid, SNAP, etc.). Preference will be given to minorities. Interested parents may contact Christine Silano at ozarkcca@gmail.com or stop by The Jones Center for an application and brief interview.

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

Wednesday, December 3

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Transfer Information Desk, Student Center 2nd floor

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Transfer Information Desk to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC IN THE NEWS:

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Thursday NWA section

Filipino flair

What’s Up!

Shakespeare, Shortened

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 20, 2014

  • International Education Week (TODAY)
  • NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” (TODAY)
  • Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon (TODAY)
  • Cash for Books
  • Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan (TODAY)
  • Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale (TODAY)
  • NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20 (TODAY)
  • Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance (TODAY)
  • Canned Food Campout
  • Attention: Regalia Sale (new)
  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale (updated)
  • NWACC THANKS
  • Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening
  • NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance
  • Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays
  • NWACC in the News (2 new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

International Education Week

International Education Week kicks off today (Monday) with a full lineup of activities planned this  week.

ALL ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD IN THE STUDENT CENTER ROOM 108, Bogle Plaza and Student Center Atrium.

A schedule for the week is attached.

Today’s activities include:

Thursday, November 20

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Silent Auction (SC 108) Dale Montgomery and Gloria Mallow  

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Student Clubs and Organizations

            International Student Club—Brazil, Middle East and Asia

Baptist Collegiate Ministries Student Club–Iraq

Latin Culture Club–Mexico

Hmong Culture Club—Laos

Black Student Association—African American Heritage

1 2 p.m.: Forum for Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis:  Service Learning Students
Members of the NWACC service learning project, Student Alliance for Refugees (SAFR), will lead a presentation and community discussion focused on the history of the Syrian Civil War, the current political situation including the role of ISIS, and the current situation and experience for the more than 3 million Syrian refugees. This forum demonstrates the important and creative ways that NWACC students can engage in an international education initiative that impacts both the local and global community.

NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”

NWACC Theatre Department will be presenting the hilarious three-man ensemble of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.

The production is directed by Theatre Adjunct Instructor Bryce Kemph. The performances are set for November 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m; and November 23 at 2 p.m. in NWACC White Auditorium.

The tickets for general admission are $8. NWACC student and faculty tickets are $6. Thursday will be a FREE NIGHT FOR NWACC students. All tickets will be $1 off if you bring a canned good item any night.

For more information about the performance, contact Ashley Edwards, aedwards3@nwacc.edu

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Thursday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1004 at 3 p.m.

Friday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1020 at 9:30 a.m.

See the attached flier for information.

Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon

Dr. Jorgenson will host the Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon Thursday, November 20, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SCWT Walmart Auditorium. The event will end promptly at 12:30 pm, so please plan accordingly.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore is buying back books.

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

On behalf of the President’s Cabinet, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will be providing a series of forums to gather feedback from faculty and staff concerning NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

The dates, times and locations are:

Thursday, November 20, at 3 p.m. in White Auditorium; and

Friday, November 21, at 12 noon in the Board Room, 3rd floor, Burns Hall.

The complete strategic plan can be viewed in the Excel file sent to you by email earlier today.  If you did not receive that email attachment and you would like a copy of the file, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu.

The entire 44-page document will not be provided in paper form at the forums.  Instructions and additional information can be found on the I tab. Each forum will last an hour.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu

Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale

Come buy some holiday cards created in a variety of media from members of the Art Club.

Proceeds go to fund programming by the Club as well as their annual trip. Donations are also accepted. The sale will be in the Becky Paneitz Student Center Lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, November 19 and 20.

NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20

The NWACC Book Club will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in the Trammel Conference Room, BH 2243

Rilla Askew’s Kind of Kin  is the month’s selection. Askew visited campus last year and read from this book… she does an amazing job of getting readers to struggle along with her characters as we all contemplate what it means to be human, specifically how the issue of illegal immigration affects the relationships with those closest to us.

Contact schesne@nwacc.edu if you’d like to borrow a copy.

More information: http://nwaccbookclub.blogspot.com

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Activities are planned for Nov. 20 as part of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Participants will gather at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 to decorate luminaries in the hallway outside of the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall.

The lighting of the luminaries and a reading of the list of names of those who lost their lives last year is planned for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Bogle Plaza.

A related flier is attached.

Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring

Gamma Beta Phi is supporting the Benton County Sharing & Caring program again this year.

We have 10 children available for adoption. If you would like to adopt a child, you may choose an ornament from our tree located by the main elevator in the lobby of Burns Hall.

You may also contact GBP President Amanda Phillips at 479-684-6649 or aphillips5@nwacc.edu for more information. The deadline to have gifts returned to campus is Friday, December 5.

Thank you for your help with this project!

Canned Food Campout

The 12th annual Canned Food Campout is planned for Nov. 20, 21 and 22 at the Walmart on Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville.

Canned goods, boxed goods, turkeys, hams and toiletries are accepted.

More information is contained in the attached flier.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Attention: Regalia Sale

Herff Jones will be on campus December 3 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. to assist anyone who wants to purchase their regalia rather than renting.  Two documents (with pricing information) are attached, one for Master’s and one for Doctorate.

Bachelor’s regalia also are available.

If faculty members are interested, they should reach out to Devin Ward, B&N College Bookstore manager, at sm408@bncollege.com.

This special pricing will only be available until the end of December, so it is a great time to take advantage!

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale has been rescheduled for Nov. 24.

Activities will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 in the hallway near the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall. A related flier is attached.

Find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening

Ozark Education, Inc., Montessori Preschool, located at The Jones Center in Springdale, has a full-time tuition scholarship opening for an 18-24 mos. old child at the preschool.

The parent(s) must be working 30 hrs. per week or going to school full time. They must be income eligible (Medicaid, SNAP, etc.). Preference will be given to minorities. Interested parents may contact Christine Silano at ozarkcca@gmail.com or stop by The Jones Center for an application and brief interview.

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

Wednesday, December 3

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Transfer Information Desk, Student Center 2nd floor

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Transfer Information Desk to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

Monica Moore, NWACC Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Services, will be at the Washington County Center every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walk-in office hours are 8:00 to 12:00. Email TransferPathways@nwacc.edu to learn more.

NWACC IN THE NEWS:

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Our Town section

Cortez receives Eagle Award

NWACC four receive honors

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 19, 2014

  • International Education Week (TODAY)
  • Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance (TODAY)
  • NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”
  • Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon
  • Cash for Books
  • Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan (TODAY)
  • Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale (TODAY)
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19 (TODAY)
  • NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20
  • Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Canned Food Campout
  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale (updated)
  • NWACC THANKS
  • Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening
  • NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance
  • Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays
  • NWACC in the News (3 new items)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

International Education Week

International Education Week kicks off today (Monday) with a full lineup of activities planned this  week.

ALL ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD IN THE STUDENT CENTER ROOM 108, Bogle Plaza and Student Center Atrium.

A schedule for the week is attached.

Today’s activities include:

Wednesday, November 19

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Silent Auction (SC 108) Dale Montgomery and Gloria Mallow   

11 a.m.-Noon Faculty Global Experience–Italy —Dede Hamm

The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program conducted their first study abroad in May 2014 to Italy as a requirement of the summer online HOSP 1803 Travel & Tourism class. For this session we will share stories and photos from the trip along with details about the 2015 trip and class.

11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: International Food and Fashion Show –hosted by NWACC students and staff; and the World Cuisine Class.
NWACC Cultural clubs will present a fashion show during the luncheon

Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance

Wednesday, November 19

3 to 7 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Shewmaker Center to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”

NWACC Theatre Department will be presenting the hilarious three-man ensemble of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.

The production is directed by Theatre Adjunct Instructor Bryce Kemph. The performances are set for November 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m; and November 23 at 2 p.m. in NWACC White Auditorium.

The tickets for general admission are $8. NWACC student and faculty tickets are $6. Thursday will be a FREE NIGHT FOR NWACC students. All tickets will be $1 off if you bring a canned good item any night.

For more information about the performance, contact Ashley Edwards, aedwards3@nwacc.edu

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Wednesday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1007 at 2 p.m.

Thursday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1004 at 3 p.m.

Friday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1020 at 9:30 a.m.

See the attached flier for information.

Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon

Dr. Jorgenson will host the Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon Thursday, November 20, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SCWT Walmart Auditorium. The event will end promptly at 12:30 pm, so please plan accordingly.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore is buying back books.

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

Monica Moore, NWACC Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Services, will be at the Washington County Center every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walk-in office hours are 8:00 to 12:00. Email TransferPathways@nwacc.edu to learn more.

Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

On behalf of the President’s Cabinet, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will be providing a series of forums to gather feedback from faculty and staff concerning NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

The dates, times and locations are:

Wednesday, November 19, at 10 a.m. in SGBDC Peterson Auditorium;

Thursday, November 20, at 3 p.m. in White Auditorium; and

Friday, November 21, at 12 noon in the Board Room, 3rd floor, Burns Hall.

The complete strategic plan can be viewed in the Excel file sent to you by email earlier today.  If you did not receive that email attachment and you would like a copy of the file, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu.

The entire 44-page document will not be provided in paper form at the forums.  Instructions and additional information can be found on the I tab. Each forum will last an hour.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu

Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale

Come buy some holiday cards created in a variety of media from members of the Art Club.

Proceeds go to fund programming by the Club as well as their annual trip. Donations are also accepted. The sale will be in the Becky Paneitz Student Center Lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, November 19 and 20.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19

Please join the Nursing department on Wednesday November 19,  4 p.m. – 6 p.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. Please do not bring 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 you 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.

NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20

The NWACC Book Club will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in the Trammel Conference Room, BH 2243

Rilla Askew’s Kind of Kin  is the month’s selection. Askew visited campus last year and read from this book… she does an amazing job of getting readers to struggle along with her characters as we all contemplate what it means to be human, specifically how the issue of illegal immigration affects the relationships with those closest to us.

Contact schesne@nwacc.edu if you’d like to borrow a copy.

More information: http://nwaccbookclub.blogspot.com

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Activities are planned for Nov. 20 as part of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Participants will gather at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 to decorate luminaries in the hallway outside of the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall.

The lighting of the luminaries and a reading of the list of names of those who lost their lives last year is planned for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Bogle Plaza.

A related flier is attached.

Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring

Gamma Beta Phi is supporting the Benton County Sharing & Caring program again this year.

We have 10 children available for adoption. If you would like to adopt a child, you may choose an ornament from our tree located by the main elevator in the lobby of Burns Hall.

You may also contact GBP President Amanda Phillips at 479-684-6649 or aphillips5@nwacc.edu for more information. The deadline to have gifts returned to campus is Friday, December 5.

Thank you for your help with this project!

Canned Food Campout

The 12th annual Canned Food Campout is planned for Nov. 20, 21 and 22 at the Walmart on Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville.

Canned goods, boxed goods, turkeys, hams and toiletries are accepted.

More information is contained in the attached flier.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale has been rescheduled for Nov. 24.

Activities will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 in the hallway near the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall. A related flier is attached.

Find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening

Ozark Education, Inc., Montessori Preschool, located at The Jones Center in Springdale, has a full-time tuition scholarship opening for an 18-24 mos. old child at the preschool.

The parent(s) must be working 30 hrs. per week or going to school full time. They must be income eligible (Medicaid, SNAP, etc.). Preference will be given to minorities. Interested parents may contact Christine Silano at ozarkcca@gmail.com or stop by The Jones Center for an application and brief interview.

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

Wednesday, December 3

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Transfer Information Desk, Student Center 2nd floor

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Transfer Information Desk to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

NWACC in the News

 The City Wire

NWACC inducts 70 students into its honor society

NWACC Health Center garners LEED certification

Democrat-Gazette’s Today’s Happenings listings Wednesday

IEW Events

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 18, 2014

  • International Education Week (TODAY)
  • La Table francophone (TODAY)
  • Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance (TODAY)
  • NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”
  • Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon (new)
  • Cash for Books
  •  Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays (TODAY)
  • Anita E. Jones Faculty Recital Postponed
  • Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan
  • Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19
  • NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20
  • Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Canned Food Campout (new)
  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale (updated)
  • NWACC THANKS
  • Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening (new)
  • NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance (new)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

International Education Week

International Education Week kicks off today (Monday) with a full lineup of activities planned this  week.

ALL ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD IN THE STUDENT CENTER ROOM 108, Bogle Plaza and Student Center Atrium.

A schedule for the week is attached.

Today’s activities include:

Tuesday, November 18

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Silent Auction (SC 108) Dale Montgomery and Gloria Mallow

10 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Caribbean SocietiesThere’s More Than You Imagine Beyond the Sandy Beaches

Students from the Spring 2014 Caribbean Societies Sociology class will speak about the class and their experience learning of international societies. We will focus on the importance of knowledge and awareness of international history and sociology.

Noon-1 p.m.: Immigration in America’s Future Workforce: Good News for the Second Generation—Dr. Bill Schwab

  • Brief History of US Immigration
  • Changing Workforce
  • Immigration Law

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Faculty Global Experience-Haiti-
Otherwise Indescribable: Stories and Photos from a Site Visit to Haiti

Dr. Yanick St. Jean spent two weeks in Haiti with Florida International University (FIU) Haitian Summer Institute. The site visit was sponsored by NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) in preparation for the school’s study abroad. From pre-departure anxiety, to the joy of immersion in Jacmel, Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien, Yanick invites you to travel with her as she reconstructs her journey through stories and visuals that defy the stereotypes projected daily in the western media.

6:30-8:30 p.m.: Film Festival—The Man by the Shore (1993)

Original Title: “L’Homme Sur Les Quais”

Directed by Raoul Peck (Haiti)

Nominated for the Golden Palm award at the 1993 Cannes Film Festival

Haiti during papa Doc’s reign: This drama examines the violence and instability of Haiti during its darkest days.

La Table francophone

La Table francophone will meet Tuesday, November 18, 5-6:15 p.m. in BH 1018.

The meal will be followed by a Haitian film titled “L’Homme sur les Quais (Man by the Shore),” as part of International Education Week, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in SC 108.

A related flier is attached.

Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance

Tuesday, November 18

9:00 to 1:00

John Brown University – Washington County Center

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by NWACC’s Washington County Center to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree. A related flier is attached.

Wednesday, November 19

3 to 7 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Shewmaker Center for Global Business Development

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Shewmaker Center to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”

NWACC Theatre Department will be presenting the hilarious three-man ensemble of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.

The production is directed by Theatre Adjunct Instructor Bryce Kemph. The performances are set for November 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m; and November 23 at 2 p.m. in NWACC White Auditorium.

The tickets for general admission are $8. NWACC student and faculty tickets are $6. Thursday will be a FREE NIGHT FOR NWACC students. All tickets will be $1 off if you bring a canned good item any night.

For more information about the performance, contact Ashley Edwards, aedwards3@nwacc.edu

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Tuesday

Reading Strategies: Reading Strategies: Quick Tricks to Help Determine Writing Patterns BH 1018 at 9 a.m.

Wednesday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1007 at 2 p.m.

Thursday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1004 at 3 p.m.

Friday

Basic Writing: Introductions and Conclusions BH 1020 at 9:30 a.m.

See the attached flier for information.

Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon

Dr. Jorgenson will host the Annual Faculty & Staff Thanksgiving Luncheon Thursday, November 20, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the SCWT Walmart Auditorium. The event will end promptly at 12:30 pm, so please plan accordingly.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore is buying back books.

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

Monica Moore, NWACC Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Services, will be at the Washington County Center every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walk-in office hours are 8:00 to 12:00. Email TransferPathways@nwacc.edu to learn more.

 Anita E. Jones Faculty Recital Postponed

The inaugural Anita E. Jones Fine Arts Series NWACC Faculty Recital, originally scheduled for Tuesday, November 18,  has been postponed to the Spring semester.

Updated information will be sent out via the school’s public notifications.

Thank you for the continued support of NWACC Department of Music.

Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

On behalf of the President’s Cabinet, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will be providing a series of forums to gather feedback from faculty and staff concerning NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

The dates, times and locations are:

Wednesday, November 19, at 10 a.m. in SGBDC Peterson Auditorium;

Thursday, November 20, at 3 p.m. in White Auditorium; and

Friday, November 21, at 12 noon in the Board Room, 3rd floor, Burns Hall.

The complete strategic plan can be viewed in the Excel file sent to you by email earlier today.  If you did not receive that email attachment and you would like a copy of the file, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu.

The entire 44-page document will not be provided in paper form at the forums.  Instructions and additional information can be found on the I tab. Each forum will last an hour.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu

Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale

Come buy some holiday cards created in a variety of media from members of the Art Club.

Proceeds go to fund programming by the Club as well as their annual trip. Donations are also accepted. The sale will be in the Becky Paneitz Student Center Lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, November 19 and 20.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19

Please join the Nursing department on Wednesday November 19,  4 p.m. – 6 p.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. Please do not bring 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 you 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.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Activities are planned for Nov. 20 as part of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Participants will gather at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 to decorate luminaries in the hallway outside of the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall.

The lighting of the luminaries and a reading of the list of names of those who lost their lives last year is planned for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Bogle Plaza.

A related flier is attached.

Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring

Gamma Beta Phi is supporting the Benton County Sharing & Caring program again this year.

We have 10 children available for adoption. If you would like to adopt a child, you may choose an ornament from our tree located by the main elevator in the lobby of Burns Hall.

You may also contact GBP President Amanda Phillips at 479-684-6649 or aphillips5@nwacc.edu for more information. The deadline to have gifts returned to campus is Friday, December 5.

Thank you for your help with this project!

Canned Food Campout

The 12th annual Canned Food Campout is planned for Nov. 20, 21 and 22 at the Walmart on Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville.

Canned goods, boxed goods, turkeys, hams and toiletries are accepted.

More information is contained in the attached flier.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale has been rescheduled for Nov. 24.

Activities will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 in the hallway near the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall. A related flier is attached.

Find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

Montessori Preschool Has Scholarship Opening

Ozark Education, Inc., Montessori Preschool, located at The Jones Center in Springdale, has a full-time tuition scholarship opening for an 18-24 mos. old child at the preschool.

The parent(s) must be working 30 hrs. per week or going to school full time. They must be income eligible (Medicaid, SNAP, etc.). Preference will be given to minorities. Interested parents may contact Christine Silano at ozarkcca@gmail.com or stop by The Jones Center for an application and brief interview.

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Transfer Center: At A Glance

Wednesday, December 3

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

John Brown University – NWACC Transfer Information Desk, Student Center 2nd floor

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by the Transfer Information Desk to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 17, 2014

  • International Education Week (TODAY)
  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale POSTPONED
  • Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Cash for Books (TODAY)
  •  Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays
  • Anita E. Jones Faculty Recital Postponed
  • Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan
  • Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale
  • Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring
  • NWACC THANKS
  • La Table francophone
  • NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Holiday Meal for Students (new information)
  • NWACC Plans International Education Week Celebration
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19
  • NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20
  • Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance
  • NWACC in the News (1 new item)

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

International Education Week

International Education Week kicks off today (Monday) with a full lineup of activities planned this  week.

ALL ACTIVITIES WILL BE HELD IN THE STUDENT CENTER ROOM 108, Bogle Plaza and Student Center Atrium.

A schedule for the week is attached.

Today’s activities include:

Monday, November 17

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: Silent Auction (SC 108) Dale Montgomery and Gloria Mallow

10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.: Latin CaféGreg Fields

This informal presentation will introduce students to common international careers in the public and private sectors.  In addition to exploring helpful web resources, we will briefly discuss scholarship programs which provide generous funding of study and internship abroad. Students will share ethnic food and music

Noon-1 p.m.: Faculty Global Experience-Turkey—Sevin Gallo

Sevin Gallo presents the Spring/Summer 2015 study abroad program to Turkey. She will discuss the fantastic sites we will experience firsthand, and why they are important to explore as part of an international education initiative. She will also outline the registration process and program details. This includes a discussion of costs, financial aid, scholarship opportunities, and fundraising. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the historical importance and cultural richness of one of the most accessible destinations in the Middle East/Southwest Asia. Türkiye’ye hoş geldiniz! Welcome to Turkey!

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Forum on the Russian-Ukraine Crisis –Dr. Kevin Weakley

Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine and annexation of Crimea are violations of sovereignty. The United States and European Union consequently imposed economic sanctions on Russia. The eastern part of Ukraine remains an area of intense conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. This forum will focus on Russia’s historical and geographical relationship with Ukraine in addition to the current crisis between the two countries. Everyone is welcome to participate in a discussion following the presentation.

6:30 -7:30 p.m.: Film Festival- “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia” (2011)

Original Title: “Bir zamanlar Anadolu’ da”

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey)

Best Foreign Film-2012 Independent Spirit Awards

A group of men set out in search of a dead body in the Anatolian steppes.

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale Postponed

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale had been scheduled for today, but has now been postponed to Nov. 24.

Find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Monday

Academic Writing BH 1007 at 2 p.m.

Reading Strategies- BH 1019 at 3 p.m.

Tuesday

Reading Strategies BH 1018 at 9 a.m.

Wednesday

Basic Writing BH 1007 at 2 p.m.

Thursday

Basic Writing BH 1004 at 3 p.m.

Friday

Basic Writing BH 1020 at 9:30 a.m.

See the attached flier for information.

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore will begin buying back books on November 17!

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

Monica Moore, NWACC Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Services, will be at the Washington County Center every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walk-in office hours are 8:00 to 12:00. Email TransferPathways@nwacc.edu to learn more.

 Anita E. Jones Faculty Recital Postponed

The inaugural Anita E. Jones Fine Arts Series NWACC Faculty Recital, originially scheduled for Tuesday, November 18,  has been postponed to the Spring semester.

Updated information will be sent out via the school’s public notifications.

Thank you for the continued support of NWACC Department of Music.

Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

On behalf of the President’s Cabinet, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will be providing a series of forums to gather feedback from faculty and staff concerning NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

The dates, times and locations are:

Wednesday, November 19, at 10 a.m. in SGBDC Peterson Auditorium;

Thursday, November 20, at 3 p.m. in White Auditorium; and

Friday, November 21, at 12 noon in the Board Room, 3rd floor, Burns Hall.

The complete strategic plan can be viewed in the Excel file sent to you by email earlier today.  If you did not receive that email attachment and you would like a copy of the file, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu.

The entire 44-page document will not be provided in paper form at the forums.  Instructions and additional information can be found on the I tab. Each forum will last an hour.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu

La Table francophone

La Table francophone will meet Tuesday, November 18, 5-6:15 p.m. in BH 1018.

The meal will be followed by a Haitian film titled “L’Homme sur les Quais (Man by the Shore),” as part of International Education Week, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in SC 108.

A related flier is attached.

Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale

Come buy some holiday cards created in a variety of media from members of the Art Club.

Proceeds go to fund programming by the Club as well as their annual trip. Donations are also accepted. The sale will be in the Becky Paneitz Student Center Lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, November 19 and 20.

Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring

Gamma Beta Phi is supporting the Benton County Sharing & Caring program again this year.

We have 10 children available for adoption. If you would like to adopt a child, you may choose an ornament from our tree located by the main elevator in the lobby of Burns Hall.

You may also contact GBP President Amanda Phillips at 479-684-6649 or aphillips5@nwacc.edu for more information. The deadline to have gifts returned to campus is Friday, December 5.

Thank you for your help with this project!

The 12th annual Canned Food Campout is planned for Nov. 20, 21 and 22 at the Walmart on Joyce Boulevard in Fayetteville.

Canned goods, boxed goods, turkeys, hams and toiletries are accepted.

More information is contained in the attached flier.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached. (11/21/14)

NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”

NWACC Theatre Department will be presenting the hilarious three-man ensemble of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.

The production is directed by Theatre Adjunct Instructor Bryce Kemph. The performances are set for November 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m; and November 23 at 2 p.m. in NWACC White Auditorium.

The tickets for general admission are $8. NWACC student and faculty tickets are $6. Thursday will be a FREE NIGHT FOR NWACC students. All tickets will be $1 off if you bring a canned good item any night.

For more information about the performance, contact Ashley Edwards, aedwards3@nwacc.edu

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Activities are planned for Nov. 20 as part of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Participants will gather at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 to decorate luminaries in the hallway outside of the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall.

The lighting of the luminaries and a reading of the list of names of those who lost their lives last year is planned for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Bogle Plaza.

A related flier is attached.

Holiday Meal for Students

This December NWACC will host a holiday meal for those students who do not have a place to go for a family meal.

Faculty and staff: Please find attached the invitation for the Student Holiday Meal, if you have any students that you think would benefit from attending a meal with “family” and friends please share the invitation with them!

We will be targeting specific student groups such as veterans, international students, displaced LGBT students, students with disabilities, homeless, and low income students. As you work with students whom you feel might be in need of a family meal for the holidays, please send their information to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu so that the student can be sent an invitation to attend the meal.

Students who plan to attend will be asked to RSVP by sending an e-mail to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu by November 17. The meal will occur on December 4 at 11:30-12:30 and 1-2 in room 108 of the Becky Paneitz Student Center.

We will be contacting local restaurants for food donations, if you have a personal contact with a local restaurant or food vendor you are welcome to pass the information along to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu.

Ways you can help with the event are included in the attached document.

NWACC Plans International Education Week Celebration

NWACC will host several special events celebrating International Education Week Nov. 17-Nov. 21.

Related items, including a schedule, IEW FAQ silent auction information and a T-shirt order form, are attached.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19

Please join the Nursing department from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday November 19,   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. Please do not bring 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 you ready to apply for admission to the Nursing program.

Advising sessions are designed to help students meet the eligibility requirements of the Nursing Program. Registration is not required, but the sessions are not drop-in sessions, so please be on time. Students are encouraged to arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of time.

NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20

The NWACC Book Club will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in the Trammel Conference Room, BH 2243

Rilla Askew’s Kind of Kin  is the month’s selection. Askew visited campus last year and read from this book… she does an amazing job of getting readers to struggle along with her characters as we all contemplate what it means to be human, specifically how the issue of illegal immigration affects the relationships with those closest to us.

Contact schesne@nwacc.edu if you’d like to borrow a copy.

More information: http://nwaccbookclub.blogspot.com

Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance

Tuesday, November 18

9:00 to 1:00

John Brown University – Washington County Center

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by NWACC’s Washington County Center to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree. A related flier is attached.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Profiles section

NWACC hosts film festival

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 14, 2014

  •  Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • IEW Silent Auction Items Sought
  • Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring
  • NSLS Food Drive for CARE Community Center in Rogers
  • Open Enrollment Period for Benefits Ends Friday (TODAY)
  • Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale (new)
  • Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan
  • Cash for Books
  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale
  • NWACC THANKS
  • La Table francophone
  • NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Holiday Meal for Students (new information)
  • NWACC Plans International Education Week Celebration
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19
  • NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20
  • Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance
  • Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Basic Writing Skills: Writing Effective Paragraphs

Friday: 9:30 a.m. BH 1020

See the attached flier for information.

IEW Silent Auction Items Sought

Items are being sought now for the International Education Week Silent Auction.

A related flier is attached related to donating gifts or contributing to the scholarship.

Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring

Gamma Beta Phi is supporting the Benton County Sharing & Caring program again this year.

We have 10 children available for adoption. If you would like to adopt a child, you may choose an ornament from our tree located by the main elevator in the lobby of Burns Hall.

You may also contact GBP President Amanda Phillips at 479-684-6649 or aphillips5@nwacc.edu for more information. The deadline to have gifts returned to campus is Friday, December 5.

Thank you for your help with this project!

NSLS Food Drive for CARE Community Center in Rogers

The National Society of Leadership and Success is hosting a food drive to benefit CARE Community Center in Rogers.

The food drive will help sustain supplies of non-perishable food for the organization’s food pantry and annual community Thanksgiving dinner.

The center was founded by an NWACC alumna with the purpose of working to eradicate poverty in Northwest Arkansas by providing community members with tools and resources to escape it, including education, food, clothing, and service.

The food drive will take place November 3-14, and bins will be located by the main elevators in Burns Hall and the Student Center as well as one each in the Shewmaker Global Business Development Center and the Center for Health Professions.

We appreciate any and all support in this effort! Please see the attached flier for specific items needed.

Open Enrollment Period for Benefits Ends Friday

  • Open Enrollment ends Friday, November 14.  Forms must be completed and returned to Human Resources no later than close of business day on November 14.
  • Action is required if you want to enroll in the Flexible Spending Account for 2015.  No action is required on your part if you are not making changes to your medical, dental, vision and/or life insurance coverage.
  • There is still time to enroll in the new Short Term Disability benefit offered for 2015.  A personalized enrollment form with benefit amount and your cost is available to you.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Art Club at NWACC Holiday Card Sale

Come buy some holiday cards created in a variety of media from members of the Art Club.

Proceeds go to fund programming by the Club as well as their annual trip. Donations are also accepted. The sale will be in the Becky Paneitz Student Center Lobby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, November 19 and 20.

Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

On behalf of the President’s Cabinet, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will be providing a series of forums to gather feedback from faculty and staff concerning NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

The dates, times and locations are:

Wednesday, November 19, at 10 a.m. in SGBDC Peterson Auditorium;

Thursday, November 20, at 3 p.m. in White Auditorium; and

Friday, November 21, at 12 noon in the Board Room, 3rd floor, Burns Hall.

The complete strategic plan can be viewed in the Excel file sent to you by email earlier today.  If you did not receive that email attachment and you would like a copy of the file, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu.

The entire 44-page document will not be provided in paper form at the forums.  Instructions and additional information can be found on the I tab. Each forum will last an hour.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore will begin buying back books on November 17!

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale on Monday, November 17. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Burns Hall by the Academic Student Center, there will be egg rolls, fried rice, Thai tea, and Thai coffee for sale.

A related flier and order form are attached.

Combination meals are also available. If you want to order ahead of time we have pre-order forms available, contact llo@nwacc.edu or lmoua1@nwacc.edu for more information and for pre-order forms. Also find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached.

La Table francophone

La Table francophone will meet Tuesday, November 18, 5-6:15 p.m. in BH 1018.

The meal will be followed by a Haitian film titled “L’Homme sur les Quais (Man by the Shore),” as part of International Education Week, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in SC 108.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”

NWACC Theatre Department will be presenting the hilarious three-man ensemble of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.

The production is directed by Theatre Adjunct Instructor Bryce Kemph. The performances are set for November 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m; and November 23 at 2 p.m. in NWACC White Auditorium.

The tickets for general admission are $8. NWACC student and faculty tickets are $6. Thursday will be a FREE NIGHT FOR NWACC students. All tickets will be $1 off if you bring a canned good item any night.

For more information about the performance, contact Ashley Edwards, aedwards3@nwacc.edu

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Activities are planned for Nov. 20 as part of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Participants will gather at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 to decorate luminaries in the hallway outside of the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall.

The lighting of the luminaries and a reading of the list of names of those who lost their lives last year is planned for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Bogle Plaza.

A related flier is attached.

Holiday Meal for Students

This December NWACC will host a holiday meal for those students who do not have a place to go for a family meal.

Faculty and staff: Please find attached the invitation for the Student Holiday Meal, if you have any students that you think would benefit from attending a meal with “family” and friends please share the invitation with them!

We will be targeting specific student groups such as veterans, international students, displaced LGBT students, students with disabilities, homeless, and low income students. As you work with students whom you feel might be in need of a family meal for the holidays, please send their information to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu so that the student can be sent an invitation to attend the meal.

Students who plan to attend will be asked to RSVP by sending an e-mail to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu by November 17. The meal will occur on December 4 at 11:30-12:30 and 1-2 in room 108 of the Becky Paneitz Student Center.

We will be contacting local restaurants for food donations, if you have a personal contact with a local restaurant or food vendor you are welcome to pass the information along to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu.

Ways you can help with the event are included in the attached document.

NWACC Plans International Education Week Celebration

NWACC will host several special events celebrating International Education Week Nov. 17-Nov. 21.

Related items, including a schedule, IEW FAQ silent auction information and a T-shirt order form, are attached.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19

Please join the Nursing department from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday November 19,   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. Please do not bring 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 you ready to apply for admission to the Nursing program.

Advising sessions are designed to help students meet the eligibility requirements of the Nursing Program. Registration is not required, but the sessions are not drop-in sessions, so please be on time. Students are encouraged to arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of time.

NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20

The NWACC Book Club will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in the Trammel Conference Room, BH 2243

Rilla Askew’s Kind of Kin  is the month’s selection. Askew visited campus last year and read from this book… she does an amazing job of getting readers to struggle along with her characters as we all contemplate what it means to be human, specifically how the issue of illegal immigration affects the relationships with those closest to us.

Contact schesne@nwacc.edu if you’d like to borrow a copy.

More information: http://nwaccbookclub.blogspot.com

Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance

Tuesday, November 18

9:00 to 1:00

John Brown University – Washington County Center

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by NWACC’s Washington County Center to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree. A related flier is attached.

Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

Monica Moore, NWACC Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Services, will be at the Washington County Center every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walk-in office hours are 8:00 to 12:00. Email TransferPathways@nwacc.edu to learn more.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

November 13, 2014

  •  Writing and Reading Workshops This Week (TODAY)
  • Handmade Bratwurst (Delivery TODAY)
  • IEW Silent Auction Items Sought
  • Farewell Reception for Natalie Undernehr (TODAY)
  • Student Recital (TODAY)
  • Health Care Professions Transfer Fair–Thursday, November 13–10:00 to 1:00 (TODAY)
  • Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring
  • NSLS Food Drive for CARE Community Center in Rogers
  • Open Enrollment Period for Benefits Ends Friday
  • Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan
  • Cash for Books (new)
  • Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale
  • NWACC THANKS
  • La Table francophone
  • NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”
  • Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • Holiday Meal for Students
  • NWACC Plans International Education Week Celebration
  • Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19
  • NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20
  • Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance
  • Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

THIS WEEK AT NWACC:

Writing and Reading Workshops This Week

This week, stop by one of our workshops!

Basic Writing Skills: Writing Effective Paragraphs

Thursday: 3 p.m. BH 1004

Friday: 9:30 a.m. BH 1020

See the attached flier for information.

Handmade Bratwurst

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality Program is selling handmade bratwurst made by Chef Michael and the Culinary Arts students.

Pick-up date for pre-ordered bratwurst will be Thursday, November 13, at Bogle Plaza from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. Some bratwurst are still available for ordering while supplies last.

An Order Form is attached. 

A lunch planned for today has been canceled.

IEW Silent Auction Items Sought

Items are being sought now for the International Education Week Silent Auction.

A related flier is attached related to donating gifts or contributing to the scholarship.

Farewell Reception

Please join Information Technology Services in celebrating and saying “thank you” to Natalie Undernehr on Thursday, November 13, from 3-4 p.m. in SC108B. Natalie has accepted a new position with the University of Arkansas.

Student Recital

NWACC Department of Music invites students, faculty and the public to the Fall 2014 Student Recital. The event will be held Thursday, November 13, at 7 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall, 2nd floor of Burns Hall, room 2105.

For information, please contact Rene’ Garcia-Oliver, Concert Hostess, at sgarciaoliver@nwacc.edu or 479-631-1558 (text or voice message).

Health Care Professions Transfer Fair–Thursday, November 13–10:00 to 1:00

Do you know a student who is  hoping to pursue an academic program within the health care professions after finishing his or her degree and requirements at NWACC?

If so, the student can stop by Room 108 of the Becky Paneitz Student Center to speak with a variety of campus representatives about the many majors they offer that provide pathways to health care.

The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

Gamma Beta Phi Sharing & Caring

Gamma Beta Phi is supporting the Benton County Sharing & Caring program again this year.

We have 10 children available for adoption. If you would like to adopt a child, you may choose an ornament from our tree located by the main elevator in the lobby of Burns Hall.

You may also contact GBP President Amanda Phillips at 479-684-6649 or aphillips5@nwacc.edu for more information. The deadline to have gifts returned to campus is Friday, December 5.

Thank you for your help with this project!

NSLS Food Drive for CARE Community Center in Rogers

The National Society of Leadership and Success is hosting a food drive to benefit CARE Community Center in Rogers.

The food drive will help sustain supplies of non-perishable food for the organization’s food pantry and annual community Thanksgiving dinner.

The center was founded by an NWACC alumna with the purpose of working to eradicate poverty in Northwest Arkansas by providing community members with tools and resources to escape it, including education, food, clothing, and service.

The food drive will take place November 3-14, and bins will be located by the main elevators in Burns Hall and the Student Center as well as one each in the Shewmaker Global Business Development Center and the Center for Health Professions.

We appreciate any and all support in this effort! Please see the attached flier for specific items needed.

Open Enrollment Period for Benefits Ends Friday

  • Open Enrollment ends Friday, November 14.  Forms must be completed and returned to Human Resources no later than close of business day on November 14.
  • Action is required if you want to enroll in the Flexible Spending Account for 2015.  No action is required on your part if you are not making changes to your medical, dental, vision and/or life insurance coverage.
  • There is still time to enroll in the new Short Term Disability benefit offered for 2015.  A personalized enrollment form with benefit amount and your cost is available to you.

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Forums Planned Regarding NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan

On behalf of the President’s Cabinet, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness will be providing a series of forums to gather feedback from faculty and staff concerning NWACC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan.

The dates, times and locations are:

Wednesday, November 19, at 10 a.m. in SGBDC Peterson Auditorium;

Thursday, November 20, at 3 p.m. in White Auditorium; and

Friday, November 21, at 12 noon in the Board Room, 3rd floor, Burns Hall.

The complete strategic plan can be viewed in the Excel file sent to you by email earlier today.  If you did not receive that email attachment and you would like a copy of the file, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu.

The entire 44-page document will not be provided in paper form at the forums.  Instructions and additional information can be found on the I tab. Each forum will last an hour.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Shauna Sterling at ssterling1@nwacc.edu

Cash for Books

Your NWACC Bookstore will begin buying back books on November 17!

Come in early to get the most back for your books! Please remember to bring your student id when you come. See you soon!

Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale

Hmong Culture Club’s annual Fundraiser Egg Roll and Fried Rice Sale on Monday, November 17. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Burns Hall by the Academic Student Center, there will be egg rolls, fried rice, Thai tea, and Thai coffee for sale.

A related flier and order form are attached.

Combination meals are also available. If you want to order ahead of time we have pre-order forms available, contact llo@nwacc.edu or lmoua1@nwacc.edu for more information and for pre-order forms. Also find us on Facebook to be kept up to date! https://www.facebook.com/groups/HmongCultureClub/

NWACC THANKS

Has a staff or faculty member at NWACC made a difference in your life? Tell them!

Show your appreciation by sending a note of THANKS. One of the most effective ways to express appreciation is often one of the most overlooked: saying “Thank you.”

Every day employees assist students and each other in many ways.

In an effort to recognize these extra efforts, the THANKS Program has been created.

The basis of this program is to recognize an NWACC employee who has gone above and beyond to be of assistance and make a difference in your life.

If a staff or faculty member has made this kind of positive impact on your experience at NWACC, please send a message letting the staff or faculty member know you value him or her.

Employees get the added bonus of being recognized by the President, and entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card. You can thank as many faculty and staff members as you want. Submissions can be made anonymously. http://tiny.cc/nwaccthanks

A related flier is attached.

La Table francophone

La Table francophone will meet Tuesday, November 18, 5-6:15 p.m. in BH 1018.

The meal will be followed by a Haitian film titled “L’Homme sur les Quais (Man by the Shore),” as part of International Education Week, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in SC 108.

A related flier is attached.

NWACC Theatre Department to Present “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged”

NWACC Theatre Department will be presenting the hilarious three-man ensemble of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield.

The production is directed by Theatre Adjunct Instructor Bryce Kemph. The performances are set for November 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m; and November 23 at 2 p.m. in NWACC White Auditorium.

The tickets for general admission are $8. NWACC student and faculty tickets are $6. Thursday will be a FREE NIGHT FOR NWACC students. All tickets will be $1 off if you bring a canned good item any night.

For more information about the performance, contact Ashley Edwards, aedwards3@nwacc.edu

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Activities are planned for Nov. 20 as part of Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Participants will gather at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 20 to decorate luminaries in the hallway outside of the Academic Success Center in Burns Hall.

The lighting of the luminaries and a reading of the list of names of those who lost their lives last year is planned for 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Bogle Plaza.

A related flier is attached.

Holiday Meal for Students

This December NWACC will host a holiday meal for those students who do not have a place to go for a family meal.

Faculty and staff: Please find attached the invitation for the Student Holiday Meal, if you have any students that you think would benefit from attending a meal with “family” and friends please share the invitation with them!

We will be targeting specific student groups such as veterans, international students, displaced LGBT students, students with disabilities, homeless, and low income students. As you work with students whom you feel might be in need of a family meal for the holidays, please send their information to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu so that the student can be sent an invitation to attend the meal.

Students who plan to attend will be asked to RSVP by sending an e-mail to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu by November 17. The meal will occur on December 4 at 11:30-12:30 and 1-2 in room 108 of the Becky Paneitz Student Center.

We will be contacting local restaurants for food donations, if you have a personal contact with a local restaurant or food vendor you are welcome to pass the information along to holidaymeal@nwacc.edu.

Ways you can help with the event are included in the attached document.

NWACC Plans International Education Week Celebration

NWACC will host several special events celebrating International Education Week Nov. 17-Nov. 21.

Related items, including a schedule, IEW FAQ silent auction information and a T-shirt order form, are attached.

Pre-Nursing Student Advisement Session on Nov. 19

Please join the Nursing department from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday November 19,   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. Please do not bring 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 you ready to apply for admission to the Nursing program.

Advising sessions are designed to help students meet the eligibility requirements of the Nursing Program. Registration is not required, but the sessions are not drop-in sessions, so please be on time. Students are encouraged to arrive 5-10 minutes ahead of time.

NWACC Book Club Meeting Nov. 20

The NWACC Book Club will meet from 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in the Trammel Conference Room, BH 2243

Rilla Askew’s Kind of Kin  is the month’s selection. Askew visited campus last year and read from this book… she does an amazing job of getting readers to struggle along with her characters as we all contemplate what it means to be human, specifically how the issue of illegal immigration affects the relationships with those closest to us.

Contact schesne@nwacc.edu if you’d like to borrow a copy.

More information: http://nwaccbookclub.blogspot.com

Transfer Center: Campus Visits at a Glance

Tuesday, November 18

9:00 to 1:00

John Brown University – Washington County Center

Representative: Kent Shaffer

Stop by NWACC’s Washington County Center to learn more about transferring to the JBU-Rogers campus to complete a Liberal Arts degree (online), a degree in Business Administration (online), or Organizational Management. These programs are particularly great for NWACC students who work full time and also want to continue their studies to complete a four-year degree. A related flier is attached.

Transfer Coordinator at Washington County Center on Tuesdays

Monica Moore, NWACC Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Services, will be at the Washington County Center every Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Walk-in office hours are 8:00 to 12:00. Email TransferPathways@nwacc.edu to learn more.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC