June 30, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Faculty and Staff Parking Renewals for 2016-2017

In regards to hangtag renewals for 2016-2017, please review the steps of how to renew them here.

Study Abroad – Summer 2017

The Study Abroad Office is excited to announce that we will have 4 trips going in Summer 2017. Those trips include: Haiti, Thailand, Siena, Italy, and Greece. You can find more information by emailing StudyAbroad@nwacc.edu or visiting our web page https://www.nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/. The enrollment deadline is Jan. 15, 2017.

New Facebook & Twitter Page for the International & Study Abroad Office

The International & Study Abroad Office have developed two new social media pages to encompass all activities. Please go to our pages at http://www.facebook.com/nwaccisao and http://www.twitter.com/nwaccisao and follow/like them at your leisure.

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 29, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Parking Renewals for 2016-2017 (NEW)

In regards to hangtag renewals for 2016-2017, please review the steps of how to renew them here.

Study Abroad – Summer 2017

The Study Abroad Office is excited to announce that we will have 4 trips going in Summer 2017. Those trips include: Haiti, Thailand, Siena, Italy, and Greece. You can find more information by emailing StudyAbroad@nwacc.edu or visiting our web page https://www.nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/. The enrollment deadline is Jan. 15, 2017.

New Facebook & Twitter Page for the International & Study Abroad Office

The International & Study Abroad Office have developed two new social media pages to encompass all activities. Please go to our pages at http://www.facebook.com/nwaccisao and http://www.twitter.com/nwaccisao and follow/like them at your leisure.

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Wednesday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 28, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Study Abroad – Summer 2017

The Study Abroad Office is excited to announce that we will have 4 trips going in Summer 2017. Those trips include: Haiti, Thailand, Siena, Italy, and Greece. You can find more information by emailing StudyAbroad@nwacc.edu or visiting our web page https://www.nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/. The enrollment deadline is Jan. 15, 2017.

New Facebook & Twitter Page for the International & Study Abroad Office

The International & Study Abroad Office have developed two new social media pages to encompass all activities. Please go to our pages at http://www.facebook.com/nwaccisao and http://www.twitter.com/nwaccisao and follow/like them at your leisure.

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Wednesday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 27, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Study Abroad – Summer 2017

The Study Abroad Office is excited to announce that we will have 4 trips going in Summer 2017. Those trips include: Haiti, Thailand, Siena, Italy, and Greece. You can find more information by emailing StudyAbroad@nwacc.edu or visiting our web page https://www.nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/. The enrollment deadline is Jan. 15, 2017.

New Facebook & Twitter Page for the International & Study Abroad Office

The International & Study Abroad Office have developed two new social media pages to encompass all activities. Please go to our pages at http://www.facebook.com/nwaccisao and http://www.twitter.com/nwaccisao and follow/like them at your leisure.

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Monday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 23, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Study Abroad – Summer 2017

The Study Abroad Office is excited to announce that we will have 4 trips going in Summer 2017. Those trips include: Haiti, Thailand, Siena, Italy, and Greece. You can find more information by emailing StudyAbroad@nwacc.edu or visiting our web page https://www.nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/. The enrollment deadline is Jan. 15, 2017.

New Facebook & Twitter Page for the International & Study Abroad Office

The International & Study Abroad Office have developed two new social media pages to encompass all activities. Please go to our pages at http://www.facebook.com/nwaccisao and http://www.twitter.com/nwaccisao and follow/like them at your leisure.

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Monday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20th. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 22, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Study Abroad – Summer 2017

The Study Abroad Office is excited to announce that we will have 4 trips going in Summer 2017. Those trips include: Haiti Thailand Siena, Italy Greece You can find more information by emailing StudyAbroad@nwacc.edu or visiting our web page https://www.nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/. The enrollment deadline is Jan. 15th, 2017.

New Facebook & Twitter Page for the International & Study Abroad Office

The International & Study Abroad Office have developed two new social media pages to encompass all activities. Please go to our pages at http://www.facebook.com/nwaccisao and http://www.twitter.com/nwaccisao and follow/like them at your leisure.

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

UA-Fort Smith Information Sessions, Wednesday, June 22 

A representative from UA-Fort Smith will be on campus Wednesday, June 22 to discuss opportunities for recent NWACC graduates interested in developing an academic expertise in the area of leadership by completing either the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, or the Bachelor of Applied Science, through distance education. See attached flyer for details about upcoming information sessions designed to help you learn more.

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Monday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20th. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 21, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

UA-Fort Smith Information Sessions, Wednesday, June 22 

A representative from UA-Fort Smith will be on campus Wednesday, June 22 to discuss opportunities for recent NWACC graduates interested in developing an academic expertise in the area of leadership by completing either the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, or the Bachelor of Applied Science, through distance education. See attached flyer for details about upcoming information sessions designed to help you learn more.

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Monday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20th. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 20, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

UA-Fort Smith Information Sessions, Wednesday, June 22 

A representative from UA-Fort Smith will be on campus Wednesday, June 22 to discuss opportunities for recent NWACC graduates interested in developing an academic expertise in the area of leadership by completing either the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, or the Bachelor of Applied Science, through distance education. See attached flyer for details about upcoming information sessions designed to help you learn more.

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Monday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20th. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 16, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order 

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances 

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30 year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

UA-Fort Smith Information Sessions, Wednesday, June 22 

A representative from UA-Fort Smith will be on campus Wednesday, June 22 to discuss opportunities for recent NWACC graduates interested in developing an academic expertise in the area of leadership by completing either the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, or the Bachelor of Applied Science, through distance education. See attached flyer for details about upcoming information sessions designed to help you learn more.

MSSU Business Dean on Campus

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Monday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20th. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith visits NWACC 

Megan Gabbard, Transfer Recruiter for UAFS, will be stationed at the Transfer Information Desk (2nd floor of the Student Center) on Monday, June 13 from 10:00 to 11:30. If you plan to eventually transfer and want to explore academic opportunities available at UAFS, make plans to visit with Megan.

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC in the News

Democrat Gazette 

NWAhomepage.com

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC

June 15, 2016


GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Coke Vending Machine Out of Order (NEW)

The coke vending machine (81416) in the Burns Hall north end lobby is out of order until further notice. A part has been ordered to make repairs. Please feel free to visit the nearby coke machine by the Tutoring Center or any other vending machine in Burns Hall. We apologize for the inconvenience.

-Operations Dept.

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances (NEW)

Mobile device allowances will expire at the June 30th year end.  To be eligible for renewal you must have a business need for the device and must submit a Mobile Device Allowance Request Form to your Department Head and Cabinet Representative for approval.  The approved forms must be turned into the Controller’s Office no later than June 23rd in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form: http://content.nwacc.edu/administrativeservices/PolicyforAS/FinancialOperations/WirelessCommunicationDeviceAllowanceRequestFormweb.pdf

Office moves requiring IT assistance (NEW)

With several major renovations, moves and projects already scheduled, please be sure to provide IT as much notice as possible for any additional moves throughout the summer (a minimum of two weeks is greatly appreciated). Priority will be placed on previously scheduled activities and tickets over moves that have not been scheduled in advance. Additionally, because IT is responsible for maintaining the inventory of “IT tagged” assets, please do not move any equipment on your own. Thank you for your assistance!

UA-Fort Smith Information Sessions, Wednesday, June 22 (NEW)

A representative from UA-Fort Smith will be on campus Wednesday, June 22 to discuss opportunities for recent NWACC graduates interested in developing an academic expertise in the area of leadership by completing either the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership, or the Bachelor of Applied Science, through distance education. See attached flyer for details about upcoming information sessions designed to help you learn more.

MSSU Business Dean on Campus (NEW)

Assistant Dean from Missouri Southern State University, Robert W. Plaster School of Business will be on campus Monday June 29. He will be presenting information about the Business school at MSSU and how to transfer there. He is presenting two session, one at 11am and one at 2:00pm. Both will be held in the Global Business Development Center, Peterson Auditorium Rm 1047 and will be interactive allowing students to ask any questions they may have about the business school and the business degrees. There will also be an Admission Recruiter from MSSU if you would like to stop by and ask questions as well. If you have any questions please contact Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds at creynolds@nwacc.edu. See attached flyer.

WCOB Advisor on Campus (NEW)

All Walton College of Business (WCOB) transfer students who have completed 30 credit hours are invited to schedule an academic advising appointment with the transfer advisor: The WCOB transfer advisor will be on campus July 27, Sept 12 and Sept 20th. If you would like to set up an appointment please email Business Advisor, Christy Reynolds, your name, your major at WCOB, student ID number and the time and day you would like to set an appointment. Send email to creynolds@nwacc.edu

P.E.O. Educational Grant Opportunity for Women

This is a needs based grant program providing one-time financial assistance to women whose education has been interrupted and who find it necessary to return to school to complete a degree or certification that improves their marketable skills for employment to support themselves and/or their families. Click HERE to learn more. To express your interest in applying, contact the NWACC Foundation Annual Giving Officer, Karen O’Donohoe, at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4321 no later than September 1, 2016.

Introduction to Cybercrime – Fall 2016 – CRN 11464

Are you looking for an outstanding elective? Interested in cyber security and criminal justice, or just an exciting course? This may be that one class that changes you! Introduction to Cybercrime, CMJS-2363, offers an overview to the history of cybercrime from the 1980s to the present day. The course will look at the social philosophy that encompasses hacker culture, an examination of domestic crime and the further transformation into cyber-terrorism. Including the various responses of the criminal justice system and other agencies to this recent phenomena. Methods of Hacking and Anti-Hacking will be presented! Course will be held MW 10:30am-11:45am in SGBDC 1029 Instructors Dr. David Kirsch & Kimberly Bertschy, MS If you have questions about the course please contact Dr. Kirsch at dkirsch@nwacc.edu.

Retirement Reception for Kathryn Birkhead

Please join us for a retirement reception honoring Kathryn Birkhead, NWACC Director of Diversity and Inclusion. The reception will be a drop-in from 2:00 to 3:30 on Tuesday, June 28, in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room. Please stop by and help us wish Kathryn a happy retirement!

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith visits NWACC 

Megan Gabbard, Transfer Recruiter for UAFS, will be stationed at the Transfer Information Desk (2nd floor of the Student Center) on Monday, June 13 from 10:00 to 11:30. If you plan to eventually transfer and want to explore academic opportunities available at UAFS, make plans to visit with Megan.

Leadership Opportunity: 2016 iGive Leadership Volunteers Needed!

Please share your voice! We are looking for members of the NWACC family to participate as members of the iGive Campaign Leadership Team. Leaders will work as a group to plan and put on the annual event this fall. iGive is an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to participate in the College’s philanthropic efforts which support the employee assistance fund, student scholarships, program efforts, facility needs, and the unrestricted fund. It’s also a time to celebrate our campus community and highlight all of our programmatic efforts and needs as a college. To join or get more information, please contact Karen O’Donohoe at (479) 619-4321 or at kodonohoe@nwacc.edu.

Ad Astra URL Change

The URL for Ad Astra will change on June 6. Please add the following link to your favorites and use this new URL when logging in to Ad Astra. https://www.aaiscloud.com/nwarcc.

Step It Up!

The Division of Student Services is excited to sponsor Step It Up for the 2016 Summer Efficiency schedule. Step It Up is an initiative designed to encourage NWACC staff and faculty to get up and move together for at least 30 minutes on two days of the work week – and there are PRIZES! View attachment for details.

Apply Now – Anderson Family Scholarship

The Anderson Family Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have been supported by Saving Grace, Inc. for at least three (3) months, and who have a desire to earn a two- or four-year degree. View the application to learn more and apply!

June 2016 Children’s Library Events at Bentonville Public Library

SUMMER READING PROGRAM SIGN-UP @ BENTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY. Readers of all ages, sign-up at the library or online for the On Your Mark, Get Set, READ, Children’s Summer Reading Program; Get In the Game, Teen Summer Reading Program; and Exercise Your Mind, Adult Summer Reading Program. Children will set a reading goal and report their progress for weekly prizes. Readers who reach their goal will be awarded a book prize. The first 100 children who read 20 hours will receive two tickets to a Naturals baseball game. For more information, contact the library at 271-6816 or logon to bentonvillelibrary.org.

Habitat for Humanity Work-Study Job Available

NWACC is partnering with the Habitat for Humanity ReStore of Benton County to provide more opportunities for work-study employment in the community. Check out the Financial Aid Work-study job listing for more information: http://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities. You can contact the Financial Office for information on work-study eligibility.

25th Anniversary T-shirts Available

We still have a few 25th Anniversary t-shirts for sale. There are two different styles. They all have the 25th Anniversary logo on the front left. The Generic shirt also has the 25th logo large on the back. The Student Life style has logos of current student clubs on campus. They are all charcoal gray with a v-neck. The cost is $13 per shirt and all proceeds support student clubs at NWACC. To purchase or for more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu or Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 619-4237.

High School and Middle school Camps

NWACC Culinary Arts will offer camps for high schoolers (rising 10-12) and for middle schoolers (rising 7-9) for beginning and advanced students during June-July. Please call 479-899-6925 or contact Rose Kleiner rkleiner@nwacc.edu with questions. Registration at http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016. High School summer camps http://tinyurl.com/BWHS2016 June 20-23 July (various dates).

Tutoring Center Intersession & Summer Hours 

The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be open the following days and times for the summer: May 31-June 29: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm & July 5-August 3: Monday-Thursday, 8am-6pm

Facebook NWACC Italy

You can follow our NWACC students to Tuscany the month of June! Follow them on the Facebook page “NWACC in ITALY” or Facebook friend Miles Dayton Fish.

High School and Middle School Summer Camp

Do you know a high schooler or middle schooler looking for something fun to do this summer? Are they interested in learning more about food, cooking and nutrition? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is offering culinary boot camp sessions for high school and middle school kids! Find more available dates and register online at http://www.brightwater.org/; click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Cheese Classes

Do you love cheese? Do you want to learn how to make cheese and butter at home? The Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Program is pleased to partner with Jessica Keahey of Sweet Freedom Creamery, cheesemaker and cheese expert, in providing the community fun, informative, and entertaining cheese and dairy classes. Register online: http://www.brightwater.org/, click on “Current Events” at the bottom of the page.

Help Build the Hammock Lounge

NWACC Student Ambassador and Activities Board members are excited to build the NWACC Hammock Lounge. Because the lounge will be funded by donations, SAAB members are looking to you to help build this great new addition to campus. The lounge will be a place for students to hang out, study, and enjoy. Every little bit helps! If you would like to donate to this awesome new addition for NWACC students please email studentlife@nwacc.edu. For more information contact Becky Hudson at rhudson1@nwacc.edu.

Are you interested in a career in public service?

Are you interested in working in government or the non-profit world? Take PLSC 2303-01W: Intro to Public Administration & Policy (CRN: 11768) in the Fall 2016 Semester. In this 16-week online course, we will look at the way things get done in the public sector. From policy development to human resource management to the budgeting process, this course will give you a window into the many challenges and opportunities faced by an administrator, whether a policeman on the beat, the US Secretary of Defense, or the director of a local charity. There will be no expensive textbook for this course, but articles and a first-hand account of life in federal and state government by Kenneth Ashworth in his book “Caught Between a Dog and a Fireplug”. For more information, email the instructor Andrew Gaber at agaber1@nwacc.edu.

Respiratory Therapist Applications Now Available

Respiratory Therapist applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications. Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Health Information Management applications now available

Health Information Management applications are now available through July 1, 2016, on the NWACC Health Professions page: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications.  Applicants will need their NWACC username and password in order to apply. Questions concerning the application process can be sent to HPapps@nwacc.edu.

Free Counseling for Students

NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays. To schedule an appointment, contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at dmontgom@nwacc.edu or 479-619-4234.

NWACC in the News

Democrat Gazette 

NWACC Resources

Campus Maps

Publicity Request Form

Employment Opportunities at NWACC