BVUNews Campus Announcements http://bvu.edu/bvunews/ Campus Announcements from Buena Vista University Community Appreciation Night - Feb. 11 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ae508d1d-870d-4203-9375-83b29e5d70d5&crumbTitle=Community+Appreciation+Night+-+Feb.+11 <p>BVU has invited the Storm Lake community to both the women's and men's basketball games on Wednesday, Feb. 11 to show our appreciation for their support of BVU. Community members will be admitted for free and will receive free popcorn. There will also be a shooting contest during the half-time of both games with prizes. Please encourage those you know in the community to attend!</p> Wed, 4 Feb 2015 02:13:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ae508d1d-870d-4203-9375-83b29e5d70d5&crumbTitle=Community+Appreciation+Night+-+Feb.+11 Online Advisor/Recruiter http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#560b46f8-be5d-4a72-a40b-8594fe6f58eb&crumbTitle=Online+Advisor%2FRecruiter The Online Advisor/Recruiter position will oversee online student enrollment for the Graduate and Professional Studies organization of Buena Vista University. This position will retain and recruit online students, and will serve as the advisor for academic, personal, and professional development. This position will also assist the online student population with financial aid and billing processes. Some intermittent travel may be required. A bachelor’s degree and valid driver’s license are required. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. To apply please complete the following items: • An electronic application at www.bvu.edu/hr, and • Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources one of three ways. Email: humanresources@bvu.edu Mail to: Buena Vista University, Human Resources Department, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 Fax: 712-749-1449 EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:14:54 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#560b46f8-be5d-4a72-a40b-8594fe6f58eb&crumbTitle=Online+Advisor%2FRecruiter University Holiday http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#64ba9b4c-daee-4a9a-993e-50f269af4c2c&crumbTitle=University+Holiday <p>The University will be closed Nov. 27 and 28 in observance of Thanksgiving.</p> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:59:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#64ba9b4c-daee-4a9a-993e-50f269af4c2c&crumbTitle=University+Holiday Student Accounts http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#72d3fb4a-3013-42f1-b277-106a18a74dd7&crumbTitle=Student+Accounts Please check your student account before you leave for the Holiday break. Your account must be paid in full or up-to-date on the BVU Payment Plan or you will not be able to return in the Spring. Please contact the Business Office with any questions. Thank you, BVU Business Office Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:10:59 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#72d3fb4a-3013-42f1-b277-106a18a74dd7&crumbTitle=Student+Accounts 2015 Iowa Career Expo http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#090707b2-0972-40eb-8c93-13d6b81ef446&crumbTitle=2015+Iowa+Career+Expo The 2015 Iowa Career Expo will take place at Hy-Vee Hall in Downtown Des Moines on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm. Go to: http://ci.shrm.org/events to learn more. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:57:41 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#090707b2-0972-40eb-8c93-13d6b81ef446&crumbTitle=2015+Iowa+Career+Expo MOONLIGHT BREAKFAST- MONDAY, DECEMBER 8TH http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ec9bb201-83ed-463d-a056-b776fdac3b51&crumbTitle=MOONLIGHT+BREAKFAST-+MONDAY%2C+DECEMBER+8TH Students, take a break from studying for finals and come to the Food Court from 9:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. on Monday, December 8th for a great breakfast. The Student Affairs staff and Faculty will be serving you some favorite breakfast items such as French toast sticks, muffins, scrambled eggs, breakfast pizza, etc. prepared by the Sodexo staff. Enjoy playing games in Dows and win some prizes! Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:51:26 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ec9bb201-83ed-463d-a056-b776fdac3b51&crumbTitle=MOONLIGHT+BREAKFAST-+MONDAY%2C+DECEMBER+8TH CHECK YOUR RIDE—CHRISTMAS BREAK http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#49da125c-b679-4062-ab0a-013709f478df&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE%E2%80%94CHRISTMAS+BREAK As part of the 24/7 For Your Safety initiative, the Office for Student Affairs, in cooperation with Fitzpatrick Auto Center, encourages all BVU students to Check Your Ride before you travel for Christmas Break. Simply go to Fitzpatrick Auto Center, 1301 N. Lake, during the week of Wednesday, December3 – Wednesday, December 10 to have a Fitzpatrick technician give your vehicle a quick safety inspection. Fitzpatrick technicians will check all of your fluid levels, check all your belts and hoses, and check your tire pressure. The best part is…. IT’S ABSOLUTELY FREE!!! Just bring your BVU Student ID with you in order for you to participate. If you have any questions, please contact the Office for Student Affairs. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:49:55 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#49da125c-b679-4062-ab0a-013709f478df&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE%E2%80%94CHRISTMAS+BREAK AWOL Auction http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8e585833-8d66-464d-8af4-71560a91d7b5&crumbTitle=AWOL+Auction Let AWOL help you cross off items on your holiday shopping list. The AWOL auction will have over 60 items to bid on. Come help support the students participating in AWOL and shop for your holiday gifts. The AWOL auction will occur Dec. 1-2 in Forum 5 from 8:00am - 5:00 pm. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:17:57 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8e585833-8d66-464d-8af4-71560a91d7b5&crumbTitle=AWOL+Auction Residence Hall Closing for Winter Break http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8230fec8-c549-4974-b2fb-49d84473c869&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Winter+Break The Residence Life Break Request webpage is active now until Tuesday, December 9th at 5:00 pm. The residence halls will be closed for winter break beginning at 6pm on December 11th and will reopen at noon on January 4th, 2015 for all students enrolled in a J-term course. All students wishing to remain in the residence halls during this closed break must complete a Break Request and be approved 48 hours in advance before the residence halls close at 6 pm on December 11th. As with all closed breaks, only students with University obligations, international status, or out of state students will be approved to stay on campus during this time frame. The break request website can be found here: http://www.bvu.edu/bv/residence-life/break-request.dot. During break periods Residence Life staff members will walk through the residence halls to ensure that the building has been properly closed and that is safely secure, please work them to accomplish this goal. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:28:03 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8230fec8-c549-4974-b2fb-49d84473c869&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Winter+Break APO $2 Christmas-Grams http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#28e341ef-4d45-4a18-a4dc-23c6996a0be1&crumbTitle=APO+%242+Christmas-Grams Want to spread holiday cheer? Buy Christmas-Grams from Alpha Psi Omega for your friends and loved ones! Each Christmas-Gram contains two frosted sugar cookies and a candy cane for $2, and can have a personal message from you to the recipient. Orders will close Wednesday and the treats will be delivered to the recipients’ mailboxes during finals week. To order find our table in the forum or call 712-749-2211 to place your order. Tis the season! Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:00:16 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#28e341ef-4d45-4a18-a4dc-23c6996a0be1&crumbTitle=APO+%242+Christmas-Grams iDoART event, Monday, November 24 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a9dbe9fb-b18e-4e33-a8f2-f80af64635a2&crumbTitle=iDoART+event%2C+Monday%2C+November+24 The Art, Graphic Design and DIGI departments will be hosting over 170 high school students for the 2014 iDoART event. BVU College students will be leading 13 workshops throughout the SSA Hall, LAGE and the CSC Building. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:49:03 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a9dbe9fb-b18e-4e33-a8f2-f80af64635a2&crumbTitle=iDoART+event%2C+Monday%2C+November+24 Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#06b3aac3-8c80-43e3-847a-a9b0023d6ccc&crumbTitle=Free+Community+Thanksgiving+Dinner The Office of Multicultural Engagement will be providing transportation to and from the Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by Storm Lake's Boz Wellz Eaterie. The free meal is offered Thanksgiving Day at Lake Avenue Lounge downtown, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Transportation will be begin at 10:50 a.m. at the bell, and will continue at 20 minute intervals until 1:50pm. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:52:53 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#06b3aac3-8c80-43e3-847a-a9b0023d6ccc&crumbTitle=Free+Community+Thanksgiving+Dinner Indoor Soccer Fun! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#11fed5b0-44a0-45fa-bc61-b09a72e4cab3&crumbTitle=Indoor+Soccer+Fun%21 Interested in playing indoor soccer? If so, we invite you to join us on Monday, November 24, 2014 from 6:00-7:30 PM inside the Lamberti Rec Center. All experience levels are welcome and we hope to see you there! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Craig Wagner at wagnerc@bvu.edu. Sponsored by Residence Life. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:33:33 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#11fed5b0-44a0-45fa-bc61-b09a72e4cab3&crumbTitle=Indoor+Soccer+Fun%21 Senior Show http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3227de19-c872-4ed0-9ae4-40628afe92ac&crumbTitle=Senior+Show Kizzie Johnson's Senior Show will be up on display in the art gallery in the SSA building after Thanksgiving break. Her show is a display of seafood restaurant logo designs with logo manual books, and will be displayed in the gallery from December 3rd to the 12th. Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:52:38 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3227de19-c872-4ed0-9ae4-40628afe92ac&crumbTitle=Senior+Show Rec Services Closed for Thanksgiving http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#65e216e6-835e-4e91-841d-9ebe5f988927&crumbTitle=Rec+Services+Closed+for+Thanksgiving BVU Recreation Services will be closed for Thanksgiving break. The house will close Wednesday, November 26 and reopen on Monday, December 1! Thanks and have a great break! Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:47:20 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#65e216e6-835e-4e91-841d-9ebe5f988927&crumbTitle=Rec+Services+Closed+for+Thanksgiving 2015 SAB Board Announced http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5e55169c-0e41-4d99-a9d8-08eaaa3560f4&crumbTitle=2015+SAB+Board+Announced Congratulations to the 2015 Student Activities Board. The following students will lead the campus in providing free and fun programming to the student body. Morgan Langan, President; Haley Stevens, VP of General Membership; Bonnie Keller, VP of Homecoming; Grace Wilkinson, VP of Traditions; Matt Schulz, VP of Advertising; Justice Gage, VP of Design; Kayleigh Stanek, VP of Finance; Gary Blackford, VP of Evaluations and Steph Steiner, VP of Communications Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:41:49 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5e55169c-0e41-4d99-a9d8-08eaaa3560f4&crumbTitle=2015+SAB+Board+Announced BVU Library Thanksgiving Weekend Schedule http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#22a9e535-a621-43ac-a595-a6fcf11cf590&crumbTitle=BVU+Library+Thanksgiving+Weekend+Schedule The BVU Library will close on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 5:00 p.m. for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Library will be open from 5:00 p.m. until Midnight on Sunday, November 30 with regular hours resuming on Monday, December 1. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:51 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#22a9e535-a621-43ac-a595-a6fcf11cf590&crumbTitle=BVU+Library+Thanksgiving+Weekend+Schedule Residence Hall Closing for Winter Break http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#34afd80b-f35f-4b21-bfea-c27f167108bd&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Winter+Break The Residence Life Break Request webpage is active now until Tuesday, December 9th at 5:00 pm. The residence halls will be closed for winter break beginning at 6pm on December 11th and will reopen at noon on January 4th, 2015 for all students enrolled in a J-term course. All students wishing to remain in the residence halls during this closed break must complete a Break Request and be approved 48 hours in advance before the residence halls close at 6 pm on December 11th. As with all closed breaks, only students with University obligations, international status, or out of state students will be approved to stay on campus during this time frame. The break request website can be found here: http://www.bvu.edu/bv/residence-life/break-request.dot. During break periods Residence Life staff members will walk through the residence halls to ensure that the building has been properly closed and that is safely secure, please work them to accomplish this goal. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:14:43 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#34afd80b-f35f-4b21-bfea-c27f167108bd&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Winter+Break Party Registration & Responsible Host Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4b46793c-2bc2-40ee-898a-95e7d5475e9c&crumbTitle=Party+Registration+%26+Responsible+Host+Training Information sessions will be presented by the Office of Residence Life to explain the Party Reservation policy and procedures. Responsible host training will be included in the session. Any students who are 21 years of age or who will turn 21 years of age this semester and wish to be able to host parties in their residence hall or suite would benefit from attending one of the following sessions: Tuesday, November 18: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm in Forum 9; Thursday, November 20: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm in Hansen 8; and Monday, November 24: 6:00-7:00 pm in Forum 9. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 01:14:10 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4b46793c-2bc2-40ee-898a-95e7d5475e9c&crumbTitle=Party+Registration+%26+Responsible+Host+Training Donations Needed http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2c751073-e86d-401d-a77c-4fd3bf9721a0&crumbTitle=Donations+Needed The AWOL auction will be Monday December 1st and Tuesday December 2nd. We are looking for donations to auction off. Funds raised by this auction will help students spend their Spring Break serving in four different sites. Please drop off all donations in the GSLC or to Bonnie Keller, Ryan Mellor or Catie Bach. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:53:46 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2c751073-e86d-401d-a77c-4fd3bf9721a0&crumbTitle=Donations+Needed MCAT, PCAT, OAT, and DAT Prep Program http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f3f97dce-b94e-42bd-a429-d2f9c427f6d0&crumbTitle=MCAT%2C+PCAT%2C+OAT%2C+and+DAT+Prep+Program In the spring, we will be offering a prep program for students who plan to take the MCAT (medical), the PCAT (pharmacy), the OAT (optometry), or the DAT (dental). The purpose of this program is to provide students with a structured opportunity to prepare for the exams, get guidance from faculty and staff in the specific fields of study covered by each exam, and develop a support system with other students taking these same exams. Students who are testing in late spring, summer, or early fall will benefit the most from this program, but it is open to all students planning to test during the upcoming calendar year. This program will meet each Wednesday evening during the spring semester. If you are interested in participating in this program and you plan to take one of the four exams mentioned above sometime next year, please contact Jennifer McNabb (mcnabb2@bvu.edu) for more information. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:38:08 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f3f97dce-b94e-42bd-a429-d2f9c427f6d0&crumbTitle=MCAT%2C+PCAT%2C+OAT%2C+and+DAT+Prep+Program THANKSGIVING BREAK http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#abda09ee-f939-4410-ae25-d4dde1fdcd34&crumbTitle=THANKSGIVING+BREAK The Fitness Center and Recreation Center will both close for Thanksgiving break at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26th. Facilities will reopen for regular hours on Monday, December 1st. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:33:55 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#abda09ee-f939-4410-ae25-d4dde1fdcd34&crumbTitle=THANKSGIVING+BREAK CHECK YOUR RIDE—CHRISTMAS BREAK http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4d8634ff-7cad-496b-a424-5805cc4bb2cd&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE%E2%80%94CHRISTMAS+BREAK As part of the 24/7 For Your Safety initiative, the Office for Student Affairs, in cooperation with Fitzpatrick Auto Center, encourages all BVU students to Check Your Ride before you travel for Christmas Break. Simply go to Fitzpatrick Auto Center, 1301 N. Lake, during the week of Wednesday, December3 – Wednesday, December 10 to have a Fitzpatrick technician give your vehicle a quick safety inspection. Fitzpatrick technicians will check all of your fluid levels, check all your belts and hoses, and check your tire pressure. The best part is…. IT’S ABSOLUTELY FREE!!! Just bring your BVU Student ID with you in order for you to participate. If you have any questions, please contact the Office for Student Affairs. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:54:09 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4d8634ff-7cad-496b-a424-5805cc4bb2cd&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE%E2%80%94CHRISTMAS+BREAK MOONLIGHT BREAKFAST- MONDAY, DECEMBER 8TH http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#353631c5-70c3-4660-9e37-0961f37d8e79&crumbTitle=MOONLIGHT+BREAKFAST-+MONDAY%2C+DECEMBER+8TH Students, take a break from studying for finals and come to the Food Court from 9:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. on Monday, December 8th for a great breakfast. The Student Affairs staff and Faculty will be serving you some favorite breakfast items such as French toast sticks, muffins, scrambled eggs, breakfast pizza, etc. prepared by the Sodexo staff. Enjoy playing games in Dows and win some prizes! Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:42:30 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#353631c5-70c3-4660-9e37-0961f37d8e79&crumbTitle=MOONLIGHT+BREAKFAST-+MONDAY%2C+DECEMBER+8TH Network and Server Maintenance on Friday, November 21st http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b7ef981f-b819-463c-8de7-1fed8c80d853&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+Friday%2C+November+21st On Friday, November 21st, from 1 AM until 6 AM Information Services will be performing maintenance on the network and servers. During this time all services may be down, including general internet availability, email, ANGEL, and the main web site. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:05:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b7ef981f-b819-463c-8de7-1fed8c80d853&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+Friday%2C+November+21st Student Leadership Positions Available for University Theatre production “Into the Woods” http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#92fdd205-4414-4cae-893d-63e6f62f6642&crumbTitle=Student+Leadership+Positions+Available+for+University+Theatre+production+%E2%80%9CInto+the+Woods%E2%80%9D Wanted: Students with strong communication, creativity, organization, and leadership skills to fill positions including: Assistant Staging Director, Assistant Music Director, Assistant Technical Director, Stage Manager, Company Manager, and choreographers. To see job descriptions, please see the Theatre Callboard in DE 202 or the postings at the auditions on Nov. 23-24. For more information and to apply for these positions, contact Dr. Bethany Larson. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:38:47 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#92fdd205-4414-4cae-893d-63e6f62f6642&crumbTitle=Student+Leadership+Positions+Available+for+University+Theatre+production+%E2%80%9CInto+the+Woods%E2%80%9D MOONLIGHT BREAKFAST- MONDAY, DECEMBER 8TH http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#af07b75b-602b-4a7d-9492-6bc0c7341599&crumbTitle=MOONLIGHT+BREAKFAST-+MONDAY%2C+DECEMBER+8TH Students, take a break from studying for finals and come to the Food Court from 9:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. on Monday, December 8th for a great breakfast. The Student Affairs staff and Faculty will be serving you some favorite breakfast items such as French toast sticks, muffins, scrambled eggs, breakfast pizza, etc. prepared by the Sodexo staff. Enjoy playing games in Dows and win some prizes! Wed, 19 Nov 2014 03:36:32 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#af07b75b-602b-4a7d-9492-6bc0c7341599&crumbTitle=MOONLIGHT+BREAKFAST-+MONDAY%2C+DECEMBER+8TH ACES Change of Grade http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#cfcc6daa-6735-4584-b0ad-f5d7905632cf&crumbTitle=ACES+Change+of+Grade Students may apply for a "Change of Grade" Contract for ACES if they have attended a minimum of 6 events, with the proper distribution, in the current semester. The student will receive a failing grade (F) for the current semester and then will be changed to a passing grade (P) when the requirements of the "Change of Grade" Contract have been successfully completed. "Change of Grade" contracts must be completed during the semester immediately following the semester in which one is filed. Failure to complete the "Change of Grade" contract as required will result in a permanent F as appropriate. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:28:03 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#cfcc6daa-6735-4584-b0ad-f5d7905632cf&crumbTitle=ACES+Change+of+Grade ACES Banking for Spring 2015 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#6c4ca8ed-e44e-4491-940c-63402336e7ba&crumbTitle=ACES+Banking+for+Spring+2015 Students who have completed all ACES requirements in the Fall 2014 semester (2 cultural, 3 scholarly, 1 student life, 2 electives) may “bank” up to two additional ACES events for the Spring 2015 semester. These “banked” ACES events may only count as elective ACES events. Students wishing to “bank” ACES must file a petition with the Associate Dean of the Faculty prior to December 10, 2014. It is the student’s responsibility to file this petition. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:20:44 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#6c4ca8ed-e44e-4491-940c-63402336e7ba&crumbTitle=ACES+Banking+for+Spring+2015 Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#09839497-64da-4832-8e57-d459fca419c4&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Laura Newhouse will begin on December 1st as the Online Academic & Program Development Manager. Please join us in welcoming Laura to BVU! Wed, 19 Nov 2014 08:35:07 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#09839497-64da-4832-8e57-d459fca419c4&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Take a Break to Appreciate! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#81a2974e-fc2a-44e9-b17f-382fceab3742&crumbTitle=Take+a+Break+to+Appreciate%21 Do you appreciate the cleanliness in your residence hall? On Sunday, November 23, from 7-8 P.M. in the Pierce/White Skybox Student MOVE is giving you the opportunity to give back to your custodial staff by baking them a delicious treat. So come and show the custodial staff just how much you appreciate a clean residence hall by them baking goods! If you have any questions please contact Nereyda Manriquez at manrner@bvu.edu or Nichole Wiese at wiesnic@bvu.edu. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:57:05 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#81a2974e-fc2a-44e9-b17f-382fceab3742&crumbTitle=Take+a+Break+to+Appreciate%21 Grilled Cheese Fundraiser http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ec11054d-5aa1-4bd7-8921-81009857fdca&crumbTitle=Grilled+Cheese+Fundraiser Phi Alpha Theta History Club will be hosting a grilled cheese fundraiser this upcoming Saturday, November 22nd. Sandwiches will be sold from 9 pm to 1 am at the Underground. Don’t miss out! Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:10:32 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ec11054d-5aa1-4bd7-8921-81009857fdca&crumbTitle=Grilled+Cheese+Fundraiser Thank you http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9914f01f-d07f-42a3-bdcd-f994f1aa571e&crumbTitle=Thank+you My husband and I would like to thank President & Susan Moore and the BVU community for the flowers sent in celebration of the birth of our daughter, Nora. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 04:19:36 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9914f01f-d07f-42a3-bdcd-f994f1aa571e&crumbTitle=Thank+you Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4b6f2898-923b-40d9-882b-e7ffa2af0f8c&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Lisa Santiago will begin on November 24th as the Site Manager / Education Coordinator at our West Burlington Site. Please join us in welcoming Lisa to BVU! Tue, 18 Nov 2014 02:33:16 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4b6f2898-923b-40d9-882b-e7ffa2af0f8c&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Party Registration & Responsible Host Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#122fe3c8-35ec-44ea-bf09-00b59979797b&crumbTitle=Party+Registration+%26+Responsible+Host+Training Information sessions will be presented by the Office of Residence Life to explain the Party Reservation policy and procedures. Responsible host training will be included in the session. Any students who are 21 years of age or who will turn 21 years of age this semester and wish to be able to host parties in their residence hall or suite would benefit from attending one of the following sessions: Tuesday, November 18: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm in Forum 9; Thursday, November 20: 4:00 pm-5:00 pm in Hansen 8; and Monday, November 24: 6:00-7:00 pm in Forum 9. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 01:27:03 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#122fe3c8-35ec-44ea-bf09-00b59979797b&crumbTitle=Party+Registration+%26+Responsible+Host+Training Assistant/Associate Director of Financial Assistance http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#31dd806d-287f-4e3f-9735-e770ff716676&crumbTitle=Assistant%2FAssociate+Director+of+Financial+Assistance Buena Vista University has an opening for the Assistant/Associate Director of Financial Assistance. The position is responsible for all processes involving the awarding of financial assistance to students enrolled in the Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS) program, in addition to being the Office of Financial Assistance technology support contact. The successful candidate will have strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills. A Bachelor’s degree is required and experience in higher education is preferred. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. To apply please complete the following items: • An electronic application at www.bvu.edu/hr, and • Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources one of three ways. Email: humanresources@bvu.edu Mail to: Buena Vista University, Human Resources Department, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588 Fax: 712-749-1449 EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:01:34 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#31dd806d-287f-4e3f-9735-e770ff716676&crumbTitle=Assistant%2FAssociate+Director+of+Financial+Assistance Group Fitness Classes http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a20a343a-9af4-4d9f-a2d2-16a3a8aad09c&crumbTitle=Group+Fitness+Classes THE LAST DAY OF ALL GROUP FITNESS CLASSES WILL BE MONDAY, DECEMBER 1st. These classes are FREE to students, faculty, and staff and are all held in the The Wellness Room. These classes will only go until the end of THIS SEMESTER. MONDAY: Bootcamp 6:15-7:00 a.m., Cardio Blast 5:15-6:00 p.m., Body Shaping, 7:00-7:30 p.m., Yoga 7:30-8:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Bootcamp 6:15-7:00 a.m., THURSDAY: Body Shaping 5:15-6:00 p.m., Cardio Blast, 7:00-7:30 p.m., Yoga 7:30-8:00 p.m. FRIDAY: Bootcamp 6:15-7:00 a.m. Questions or concerns contact Lesa Turnquist at turnles@bvu.edu or Tami Laursen at laursent@bvu.edu. There will also be no classes over Thanksgiving break. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:43:54 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a20a343a-9af4-4d9f-a2d2-16a3a8aad09c&crumbTitle=Group+Fitness+Classes Great American Smoke-out Booth http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1a89ed5d-0566-45e4-84c4-8a496ac6cd4f&crumbTitle=Great+American+Smoke-out+Booth Need some help to quit smoking or chewing tobacco? Have you ever heard of Beaver Chew? Want to know what the smoking policy is at BVU? If this sounds like you, stop by our Great American Smoke Out Booth from 11 a.m.-1 p.m TODAY November 20. There will be information on how to quit, samples of Beaver Chew will be handed out and smoking kits will be available! Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:26:38 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1a89ed5d-0566-45e4-84c4-8a496ac6cd4f&crumbTitle=Great+American+Smoke-out+Booth Want a FREE frisbee? http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#54a88067-8608-4084-bb84-d2ac0d632057&crumbTitle=Want+a+FREE+frisbee%3F The first 5 teams to sign up for HiPSO’s Ultimate Frisbee Tournament will automatically win a free Frisbee! Next Monday, November 24 at 8:30pm in the Rec Center, HiPSO will be hosting a double-elimination ultimate Frisbee tournament for the BVU community. Email Katie Turnquist by Sunday the 23rd at turnkat2@bvu.edu to sign up your team of 5 (plus 1 sub) to reserve a spot in the tournament! 1st place winners will receive prizes! Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:52:24 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#54a88067-8608-4084-bb84-d2ac0d632057&crumbTitle=Want+a+FREE+frisbee%3F Student Senate meeting http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bf35a24d-5b39-4453-85aa-919df36e5818&crumbTitle=Student+Senate+meeting Join us in Forum Room 1 on Thursday, November 20 at 6:00 p.m. for our Student Senate meeting. All meetings are open forums for students, so feel free to come. President Moore will also make an appearance. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:35:48 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bf35a24d-5b39-4453-85aa-919df36e5818&crumbTitle=Student+Senate+meeting Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#22c666da-2af2-4a6d-a4f6-98a5bc3bc031&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Jill Baumann will be the Assistant Registrar in the Registrar's Office, effective December 8, 2014. Jill previously served as the Associate Director of Financial Assistance / Coordinator of GPS. Join us in congratulating Jill on her new position. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:39:02 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#22c666da-2af2-4a6d-a4f6-98a5bc3bc031&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Helping Hands 10 Hour Challenge http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#e4cb3d30-e63e-434d-b11e-3e31d9754472&crumbTitle=Helping+Hands+10+Hour+Challenge This year Student M.O.V.E will be hosting the "Helping Hands 10 Hour Challenge." This challenge will be open to campus community individuals and will run from now until Buenafication Day (April 30th). Participants must complete 10 hours of service prior to Buenafication Day and will be recognized at opening ceremonies and receive a special gift. All hours for this challenge must be logged through GivePulse.com If you are interested in the taking on the challenge, please sign up using this Google Form http://bit.ly/1xf158j Once you have signed up, you will receive more information on logging your hours through GivePulse. Happy Serving! Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:08:54 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#e4cb3d30-e63e-434d-b11e-3e31d9754472&crumbTitle=Helping+Hands+10+Hour+Challenge Helping Hands 10 Hour Challenge http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2af738f1-ec8e-4004-afdc-ebcad809add5&crumbTitle=Helping+Hands+10+Hour+Challenge This year Student M.O.V.E will be hosting the "Helping Hands 10 Hour Challenge." This challenge will be open to campus community individuals and will run from now until Buenafication Day (April 30th). Participants must complete 10 hours of service prior to Buenafication Day and will be recognized at opening ceremonies and receive a special gift. All hours for this challenge must be logged through GivePulse.com If you are interested in the taking on the challenge, please sign up using this Google Form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/120kgQyQzy0MVkIWm5j74gV4xK8Icll iDvJ5oE4Ecryo/viewform Once you have signed up, you will receive more information on logging your hours through GivePulse. Happy Serving! Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:35:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2af738f1-ec8e-4004-afdc-ebcad809add5&crumbTitle=Helping+Hands+10+Hour+Challenge CHECK YOUR RIDE-Thanksgiving Break http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#08136d07-1e22-4aad-842f-3cf23f0c99d9&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE-Thanksgiving+Break As part of the 24/7 For Your Safety initiative, the Office for Student Affairs, in cooperation with Fitzpatrick Auto Center, encourages all BVU students to Check Your Ride before you travel for Thanksgiving Break. Simply go to Fitzpatrick Auto Center, 1301 N. Lake, during the week of Wednesday, November 19 – Wednesday, November 26 to have a Fitzpatrick technician give your vehicle a quick safety inspection. Fitzpatrick technicians will check all of your fluid levels, check all your belts and hoses, and check your tire pressure. The best part is…. IT’S ABSOLUTELY FREE!!! Just bring your BVU Student ID with you in order for you to participate. If you have any questions, please contact the Office for Student Affairs. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:54:36 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#08136d07-1e22-4aad-842f-3cf23f0c99d9&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE-Thanksgiving+Break Excuse Students http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#63785412-1a4e-41f6-9f06-13460304afbc&crumbTitle=Excuse+Students Please excuse the following students from class on Friday Nov. 21 as they will be participating in the Iowa Collegiate Honor Band. Participating students include: Kelsey Struck, Shelby Cooper, Arik Oster and Adam Ullerich. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:07:17 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#63785412-1a4e-41f6-9f06-13460304afbc&crumbTitle=Excuse+Students Residence Hall Closing for Winter Break http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#201edda0-a757-42a2-baf2-40583b2b6984&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Winter+Break The Residence Life Break Request webpage is active now until Tuesday, December 9th at 5:00 pm. The residence halls will be closed for winter break beginning at 6pm on December 11th and will reopen at noon on January 4th, 2015 for all students enrolled in a J-term course. All students wishing to remain in the residence halls during this closed break must complete a Break Request and be approved 48 hours in advance before the residence halls close at 6 pm on December 11th. As with all closed breaks, only students with University obligations, international status, or out of state students will be approved to stay on campus during this time frame. The break request website can be found here: http://www.bvu.edu/bv/residence-life/break-request.dot. During break periods Residence Life staff members will walk through the residence halls to ensure that the building has been properly closed and that is safely secure, please work them to accomplish this goal. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 10:01:01 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#201edda0-a757-42a2-baf2-40583b2b6984&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Winter+Break Help Make It 8 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#df4fb2bb-fe77-40e8-b0e6-e981bbdb970f&crumbTitle=Help+Make+It+8 <p>Did you participate in a service project with a class, club, or sports team last year? If so, we need that information for BVU&rsquo;s President&rsquo;s Higher Education Honor Roll application. We have been presented with this honor the past seven years and would really like to make it an eighth year. Please send me direct or indirect civic engagement efforts and things that you may think I know about already. This can be direct or indirect service and does not have to be done in Storm Lake. It can also include internships and practicums.</p> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:24:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#df4fb2bb-fe77-40e8-b0e6-e981bbdb970f&crumbTitle=Help+Make+It+8 Roller Weblogger Retiring http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#e50e24b2-e288-44da-a0e8-0b69e23196a1&crumbTitle=Roller+Weblogger+Retiring Information Technology Services will be retiring the Roller Weblogger blogging service on November 26, 2014. If you have any posts you would like to save, please log into web.bvu.edu/blogs and archive your work. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:02:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#e50e24b2-e288-44da-a0e8-0b69e23196a1&crumbTitle=Roller+Weblogger+Retiring Christmas Dinner Can Drive http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b7848f99-b8a9-4732-8fca-5cb964a702db&crumbTitle=Christmas+Dinner+Can+Drive Beavers! This Thursday marks the beginning of the annual Christmas Dinner Can Drive. Boxes will be placed in each of the residence halls from Thursday, November 19th, until Thursday, December 4th, at 5:00 P.M. Donations will be distributed to the Upper Des Moines Food Pantry. If you have any questions please contact Danielle Eden at edendan@bvu.edu or Natalie Bellairs at BellNat@bvu.edu. Thanks for your support! Sun, 16 Nov 2014 07:25:31 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b7848f99-b8a9-4732-8fca-5cb964a702db&crumbTitle=Christmas+Dinner+Can+Drive Submitting your service hours in GivePulse http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f9f07389-069b-4ca1-aef7-57020cfd8597&crumbTitle=Submitting+your+service+hours+in+GivePulse If you have volunteered and engaged in service, but don't know how and where to submit your hours, you can do so via givepulse.com or you can contact Mai Yang at yangmai@bvu.edu or Jessica Henrichs at Henrichs@bvu.edu. We are more than happy to help. Remember to submit your hours; every month Student Move gives out prizes for those who have submitted the most hours within the month. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:28:24 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f9f07389-069b-4ca1-aef7-57020cfd8597&crumbTitle=Submitting+your+service+hours+in+GivePulse