- Spring 2017 Celebrate Learning, Januray 10-11, 2017 (NEW)
- WANT TO MAKE SOME MUSIC?
- Tutoring Center Christmas Break Info
- New Composition II Class-Professional Writing for Food Studies Students
- NWACC Chamber Orchestra
- Spring 2017 Home For Dinner Scholarship Application Now Available
- Chamber Singers
- 2017-2018 Scholarship Application NOW AVAILABLE!
- Study Abroad – Summer 2017 Application Deadline Coming Soon!
- Improve Your Communication
- Supply Drive/Fundraiser for the Cherokee Immersion School
- Become a Master Naturalist in the Natural State
- NWACC THANKS!
- Study Abroad
- 2017 President’s Circle Art Exhibition
- Food Pantry Seeks Protein Items
- 2016-2017 NWACC Scholarships
- NWACC Announces Food Pantry Distribution Dates
- Inter-Club Council (ICC)
- Student Government Association Public Forum
- Free Counseling for Students
Spring 2017 Celebrate Learning has been scheduled for the morning of January 10 and the afternoon of January 11. Our guest speaker for the opening keynote is nationally known Linda Suskie. Please see the attached Celebrate Learning schedule for her bio and all session information. This event is designed for all faculty (both part-time and full-time), however, staff are always welcomed to participate with prior approval from their supervisor.
You don’t have to be a Music Major to take private lessons in VOICE or on ANY INSTRUMENT, to join the JAZZ BAND, the CHAMBER WINDS, the CHAMBER SINGERS, or the CHAMBER STRINGS. Check the SCHEDULE OF CLASSES under MUSI and MUAP classes. Come join the Community of Artists at NWACC MUSIC! See attached flyer.
The Burns Hall Tutoring Center will be closed beginning Saturday, December 17 and will reopen when classes resume on January 17. This also includes the WCC tutoring services as well. For more information on tutoring services, please visit the tutoring page at: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/tutoring-center/.
Students who want to practice writing for the needs of the real world will benefit from this class. Open to all who are interested, and this course transfers as a Composition II course. For-sure assignments (student may suggest and get approval to write about other topics than food): *Resume, Cover letter, Thank you letter *Memoir-type essay that includes food or is about food *Recipe with a short essay about it *Restaurant review, with possibility of submission to The Free Weekly, Eagle View, or a local or regional magazine *Menu proposal and rationale with oral presentation component Possible assignments (which would be in addition to the above list): *Creation of a class cookbook that would include the recipes and short essays assignment *Cookbook review with submission to a national food magazine for possible publication *Operation, care, and storage instructions for a piece of kitchen equipment *Reading a book about food and cooking, and writing a response to it Course details: CRN #20047 ENGL 1023 MW 10:30-11:45 a.m. BH 2326 CRN #20059 ENGL 1023 MW 3:00-4:15 p.m. BH 2326 For more information contact the instructor, Denise Nemec (email@example.com)
NWACC Chamber Orchestra has openings for all string players, including violin, viola, ‘cello, and string bass. Non-students of all ages within the community are welcome, but we have a limited number of scholarships available for both music majors, as well as non-music majors. Orchestra meets every Wednesday 6:00-8:30 PM beginning spring semester 2017.
The Spring 2017 Home For Dinner Scholarship application is now available for Arkansas or Missouri residents with a 2.0 GPA who are a veteran of the U.S. Military, currently on active duty, or a member of the National Guard. For a copy of the application, click HERE!
Register now for Chamber Singers Spring 2017. Rehearse T/T at 1:30. Some scholarships are still available! Contact Miles Fish firstname.lastname@example.org for info. Spring emphasis: Mozart and Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Trial by Jury”.
The Scholarship Application for the 2017-2018 academic school year is now available thru March 1st, 2017. You will only have to fill out one application online. Our software will determine which of the 130+ scholarships available that you qualify for based on how you answer the questions on the application. To start your application, please visit the NWACC Scholarship website (www.nwacc.edu/web/scholarships/) and click “Apply for NWACC Scholarships” on the lower left-hand side. For more information about the application and the review process, check out the NWACC Scholarship Resources Facebook page for the virtual website or attend one of our in-person workshops. For questions, please email email@example.com.
NWACC – Study Abroad Office has 4 great trips next summer to Haiti, Thailand, Italy, and Greece. We are still accepting applications until January 15th, 2017. Don’t be left out, apply now! https://www.nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/
NWACC’s Communication Department will offer COMM 2323 Interpersonal Communication this coming spring semester 2017. This course is nontraditional (no tests, no textbook) with the focus of hands on learning. Students will also conduct a Human Library Project as the primary courses assignment. Participants will also receive Service Learning Credit. The course will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-4:15pm in Burns Hall. Please see attached flyer.
Students of the Native American Project (a service-learning project) are yet again doing a supply drive/fundraiser for the Cherokee Immersion School. If you would like to donate colored pencils/markers, colored paper, composition books, or any other school supplies for this unique Cherokee-language elementary school, please contact Chris Huggard, firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-619-4270, for more information or to make a donation. Thanks to everyone who has already donated and for advancing the preservation of a dying language that is many thousands of years old but in peril.
Applications are being accepted for the NWA chapter of Arkansas Master Naturalists. Annual training starts 1/21/17 for residents of Benton and Washington counties; 1/28/17 for residents of Washington and Madison counties. Classes will meet on alternating Saturdays. Cost is $135 for the training and materials, plus $30 annual dues. Limited scholarships are being offered.
Tis the season of THANKS! Outstanding faculty and staff do make a difference. NWACC THANKS provides a way to say “thanks” for a job well done. THANKS can be offered by students, staff or faculty. and you may choose to remain anonymous. Your note will be sent to the recipient as an email, with a copy going to our college President, Dr. Evelyn Jorgenson. Show your appreciation and give THANKS here: http://content.nwacc.edu/distanceLearning/thanks/thanks.php
NWACC is offering four Study Abroad trips in Summer 2017 to all students, faculty, and community members. The trips are Haiti, Thailand, Greece, and Italy. The application deadline is Jan. 15th, 2017. Please contact StudyAbroad@nwacc.edu for more info or go to: https://nwacc.edu/web/studyabroad/.
Two25 Art Gallery & Wine Bar, Bentonville The President’s Circle will host an art exhibition in partnership with Two25 Art Gallery & Wine Bar featuring artworks by NWACC alumni and current students April 1 – 30, 2017. A portion of purchase proceeds will benefit the student artist and the NWACC Foundation. This event is open to the public. To submit your work, click here!
A few weeks back we sent out a request for breakfast items for the NWACC Food Pantry. As expected, you all were great and response was outstanding. We now have a pretty good supply of breakfast items but are now in need of protein type items. These include peanut butter, dry beans, canned chicken, canned meat, nuts, ravioli, beef -a- roni, etc. Because of generous donations from NWACC employees and students, the NWACC Food Pantry has served over 300 NWACC students and employees this year. The pantry has operated solely on donations and hopes to continue to do so. For more information or to donate contact Becky Hudson at email@example.com
All of the 2016-2017 NWACC scholarships have been awarded at this time. We had a record number of qualified applicants, which made awarding this year difficult. Please continue to check the daily announcements and the NWACC Scholarship Resources Facebook page for scholarships available outside the regular award period. The application for the 2017-2018 academic year will be open from December 1st, 2016 through March 1st, 2017.
NWACC’s Food Pantry provides help to NWACC students, faculty and staff throughout the year. Food will be distributed on select Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning August 30, 2016. The Pantry distribution times will be by appointment. A three-day supply of food is given. Applications for assistance can be picked up at the Student Information Center in the Becky Paneitz Student Center or at the Office of Student Life in room 225 H in the Becky Paneitz Student Center. All persons requesting assistance must have an initial application on file. They will then be required to complete a distribution request form each time they request assistance. Distribution Request forms must be turned in at the Office of Student Life no later than 3:30 pm on the Monday before distribution. Please see the attachment for distribution dates and guidelines. First Time Application and Distribution Request Forms are also attached. In emergency cases, food may be distributed outside of normal distribution times. Please contact Becky Hudson, Director of Student Life, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-986-6682 for more information about the Pantry.
The Inter-Club Council, (ICC), is a group established by the Student Government Association that includes representatives from every campus club. Please join them once a month to hear what other campus clubs are doing and to learn about opportunities, such as funding, available to organizations. Any club member or adviser is welcome and encouraged to attend these meetings. If you have any questions, please contact the Student Government at email@example.com or stop by BH 1214. ICC meetings will be: January 25th, February 22th, March 29th
The Student Government Association would like to invite the student body to attend SGA’s public forums where students can express their opinions and learn about happenings on campus. Please contact the Student Government Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the SGA office in BH 1214. Meetings will take place in the Burns Hall 3rd floor board room at noon on the following dates: February 7th, February 21st, March 7th, March 28th, April 11th, April 25th.
NWACC offers professional and private counseling to students through a partnership with area agencies. Counseling is free for students and available on campus Monday through Thursday. To schedule an appointment, contact Jamie Schraeder at email@example.com or 479-619-4237 or Dale Montgomery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-619-4234.
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