June 5, 2018

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

Renewal of Mobile Device Allowances

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 27th in order to be processed by Payroll for the July reimbursement. Following is the link for the Mobile Device Allowance Request Form:

Mobile Device Allowance Link

Please feel welcome to contact Rai Starr or Sandi Goodenow in Accounting with any questions. Thank you!

Tutoring Position Available!

The Office of Student Success is looking to hire a tutor! The tutor must be financial aid eligible; the attached flier contains details.

Contact Danielle Schader at dschader@nwacc.edu for more information.

Run for Good: NWACC at the LPGA!

Lace up your shoes, put together a rocking playlist and join Team NWACC in participating in the Corporate Challenge at the 5k @ the LPGA event on June 23 at the Walmart AMP!

The event includes a 1k (0.62 miles) and 5k (3.1 miles) course where participants can run, walk, and/or run/walk the distance. Registration cost is $20 until June 16. Participants receive a ticket to the LPGA tournament, performance race shirt, race medal, breakfast and more!

The Corporate Challenge awards offices for Fastest Office, Fittest Office, and Most Spirited Office.

Register to participate or come out and support NWACC as they compete for these awards. It is perfectly fine and acceptable to walk the entire course. Go at your pace! A related flyer is attached —  LPGA poster.

For more information on the event or for running or race guidance, please contact Kate Sosna ksosna@nwacc.edu or Jason Degn jdegn@nwacc.edu. To register for the event, please open the following link: http://www.nwachampionship.com/5k-at-the-lpga/. select NWACC from the Corporate Challenge Team drop-down under Additional Information during registration.

SUMMER SCHEDULES

Summer Hours for the Testing Center

The Testing Center will have the following hours May 21 – August 4, 2018.

Monday and Tuesday     8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Last placement test is started at 5:00 p.m. each day.  All NWACC tests (if allowed by instructor) have two hours past closing time to be completed.  Testing Center is closed on Fridays and Saturdays during the summer. If you have any questions about appointments, please email us at testingcenter@nwacc.edu.

Math Center Hours for May 29 – June 29

Between May 29 and June 29, free math tutoring will be available in the Math Center (SC 344A) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday. In addition, free math tutoring will be available in the Library on Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. Please open the attached Math Center summer schedule for further details.

Food Court Hours During Summer 

  • Oasis Coffee — Monday through Thursday:  7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • O’Deli — Monday through Thursday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • ReChargeU — Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CLOSED : Friday
  • Barnes & Noble — Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. CLOSED: Friday

Please print the attached document and post it in your area or kitchen.

Thanks, Operations

Summer Efficiencies Schedule 

The Summer Efficiencies Schedule is underway with College being open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, except for selected programs.

The College will return to its 5-day work week beginning August 6, 2018.

We hope this information will be helpful as you plan meetings, vacations, and other events.

Student Services Summer Hours

Student Services will follow the same Summer Efficiency Schedule as the College.

Student service hours will be Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Closed on Friday.

Happy Summer!

BRIGHTWATER

Brightwater Salon Series: First Installment

Join us for the first ever Brightwater Salon. A related Salon flier is attached.

Each dinner in this series will pair a chef and fine artist/performer to explore, through their respective media, a different theme each dinner. Throughout the meal, guests will interact with the artist and chef to understand their work and their vision. Brightwater Salon is meant to be a place of true accessibility where aspiring young artists and students can sit at the table with professional artists and community leaders. To that end, a third of all tickets will be given away at no cost to emerging artists and students of the arts.

Event date: June 7 Time: 6:30 p.m.

fb event link: facebook.com/events/292748891260193/ ticket link: https://secure.touchnet.net/C21163_ustores/web/classic/store_cat.jsp?STOREID=3&CATID=94&FROMQRCODE=true

WORK STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Counseling & Wellness Center Work Study Position Available (NEW)

The Counseling & Wellness Center is looking for an NWACC student who is eligible for financial aid and interested in a work-study position. Please see the position posted on the NWACC Financial Aid Work-Study web page (https://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities).

Washington County Work-Study Positions

We have three work study positions open in Washington County.

If you know an NWACC student who is eligible for financial aid and interested in a work-study position at the Washington County Center (WCC) in Springdale, please refer the student to Washington County positions posted on the NWACC Financial Aid work-study web page (https://www.nwacc.edu/web/lss_fa/work_study_opportunities) or in the College Central Network job postings for NWACC (https://www.collegecentral.com/nwacc/, see Job ID 5521365, Job ID 5521384, Job ID 5529016).

Institutional Policy, Risk Management & Compliance Work Study Position Available

The Institutional Policy, Risk Management & Compliance department has a work-study position open for the Summer and the Fall and we would like this information put out in the daily announcements. I have attached a flyer with the contact information for you to include in the announcement.

A related Work-Study flier is attached.

Math Department Work Study Position Available

The Math Department is seeking a highly reliable and motivated student to fill a work-study position. The position primarily involves cleaning math classrooms and related spaces and maintaining departmental calculators. Requires availability evenings and Fridays and Saturdays. The salary is $9.00 an hour for up to 19 hours a week. To apply, or for more information, contact Teresa O’Brien at tobrien@nwacc.edu.

HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Dental Assisting Program Applications

The Dental Assisting Program applications will be available beginning April 1 on the Dental Assisting Program page of the NWACC website: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/programs_dental_assisting/

Applications will be accepted through mid-August. Interviews are scheduled on a first-to-apply, first-to-interview process. Interviews will begin mid-April. Once the roster is filled, applicants’ names will be placed on a waiting list for changes to the roster. For any questions or problems applying, please contact Darcy Humphries at dhumphries@nwacc.edu or Glenda Lee at glee1@nwacc.edu .

Health Information Management Application Now Open

The Health Information Management (HIM) application can be found at: https://www.nwacc.edu/web/academics_healthProfessions/applications Students must have a NWACC username and password in order to apply.

To submit an application, click on the “Health Professions Applications” button, enter your NWACC username and password, select the Program you want to apply to, answer the questions on the page, and submit. You will then be redirected back to the Health Professions Program Applications page, on that page next to Health Information Management, there is a document you can open, it has information about the Health Information Management program eligibility requirements and selection criteria, be sure and read this page, there are additional requirements that need to be done to complete your application. (you do not have to submit an application to see this page).

For questions about the HIM program or if you have trouble submitting the application, please email HealthProfessions@nwacc.edu

SERVICES

Did You Know? Personal Counseling Is Free to Students

NWACC offers personal and career counseling to students through our new Counseling & Wellness Center.

Counseling is free for students and available on the main campus Monday-Friday. To schedule an appointment, contact counseling@nwacc.edu, (479) 619-4128 or visit us on the 2nd Floor of the Becky Paneitz Student Center.

Mental Health Screening

Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional – it’s a checkup from your neck up. To take a screening, OPEN THIS LINK or go to NWACC/Campus and Community Resources. Screenings do not provide a diagnosis of any medical condition. The information provided by the screenings do not substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.

NWACC IN THE NEWS 

Good Day NWA (KNWA): Brightwater Salon Dinner Series 

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Live, Eat, Create (Brightwater) link

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Live, Eat, Create (Brightwater Salon Series) (pdf, if link above requires log-in)

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: (People and Places) Gift provides scholarships