BVUNews Campus Announcements http://bvu.edu/bvunews/ Campus Announcements from Buena Vista University 2016 Global Fellows http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#711e7051-045a-4746-b195-aa93baa046f1&crumbTitle=2016+Global+Fellows The 2016 Global Fellows are Jacob Braddock, Tanner Cook, Emma Konkler, Rosalind Russell, Dong Wang, and Kyle Wiebers. The highlight of the Global Fellows program is the January Interim 2016 trip to Cape Horn, Chile. Dr. Melinda Coogan and Dr. Matthew Packer will be leading the trip, which will be coordinated with the Sub-Antarctic Biological Conservation Program coordinated by the University of North Texas, the Universidad de Magallanes, and the Chilean Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the research, education, and conservation activities of the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 02:25:12 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#711e7051-045a-4746-b195-aa93baa046f1&crumbTitle=2016+Global+Fellows Residence Hall Closing for Spring Break http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3fcc547a-5083-4aa7-98e2-4404088c69c1&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Spring+Break The residence halls will be closed for spring break beginning at 6pm on March 20 and will reopen at noon on March 29, 2015 for all students. 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. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:02:48 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3fcc547a-5083-4aa7-98e2-4404088c69c1&crumbTitle=Residence+Hall+Closing+for+Spring+Break Student Senate Meeting http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a6a302df-8e14-4acf-bda1-1b243f0f9363&crumbTitle=Student+Senate+Meeting Student Senate is meeting on Thursday March 5th @6:00pm. Our meetings are open to the student body. We will be discussing a few proposals, name change, and nominations for upcoming executive board elections. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:55:57 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a6a302df-8e14-4acf-bda1-1b243f0f9363&crumbTitle=Student+Senate+Meeting Iron Beaver Triathlon http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4e57f0ff-ffb2-423a-8058-28025da68d5d&crumbTitle=Iron+Beaver+Triathlon HiPSO is hosting an Iron Beaver Indoor Triathlon in the Siebens Fieldhouse on Sunday, March 15th. Participants will be challenged to swim, bike, and run for a duration of time and the placement/awards of each group is determined by the distances achieved by the athlete during each time session. Participants may compete as an individual or a team of 3. Entry fees are required, which vary according to the group the participant competes in. The fieldhouse will be open at 7am and the start of the triathlon will start at 8am. Pre-registration is preferred because tshirts will be guaranteed for those who do. Register at www.bvu.edu/triathlon or email Matt Hanson at hansonm@bvu.edu for more details. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:16:28 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4e57f0ff-ffb2-423a-8058-28025da68d5d&crumbTitle=Iron+Beaver+Triathlon Zumba and Yoga!! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2b109e31-de3f-47a0-b6fd-09fb5de68fe7&crumbTitle=Zumba+and+Yoga%21%21 Team Wellness is providing ZUMBA from 6:30-7:30pm and YOGA from 7:30-8:15pm on Wednesday, March 11th in the Fieldhouse gym! This is a free event for the entire BVU Community. Come join us in 1 or both classes to get active and have fun with friends! You may email Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu if you have any questions. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:15:56 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2b109e31-de3f-47a0-b6fd-09fb5de68fe7&crumbTitle=Zumba+and+Yoga%21%21 CHECK YOUR RIDE-Spring Break http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#91a01d03-062e-4f48-a842-ac7eb9c86d90&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE-Spring+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 Spring Break. Simply go to Fitzpatrick Auto Center, 1301 N. Lake, during the week of Friday, March 13 – Friday, March 20 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, 2 Mar 2015 10:49:50 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#91a01d03-062e-4f48-a842-ac7eb9c86d90&crumbTitle=CHECK+YOUR+RIDE-Spring+Break Training Opportunities http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#63e4f153-e226-4451-9834-fd28d60b06bd&crumbTitle=Training+Opportunities The Information Technology department will begin to hold various trainings on a monthly basis covering a wide range of topics. If you would like to suggest topics that would help you in your day-to-day processes or you just need more information on specific areas please send them to me, Stephanie Wilhelm (steph@bvu.edu), and I will work on setting up a session. Below is a list of topics that are currently scheduled, you can click on the link behind the topic to add an appointment to your Outlook calendar. 3/11/15 Intro to Cognos Report Training – Jane Besaw http://tinyurl.com/IntroToCognos 3/18/15 Fiscal Data Reporting – Courtney Berg/Tanya Landgraf http://tinyurl.com/FiscalData 3/19/15 Outlook Calendar Training – Bob Kenny http://tinyurl.com/OutlookCalMarch19 3/25/15 Cognos Report Training  Report Studio – Jane Besaw http://tinyurl.com/ReportStudioCognos 4/15/15 Fiscal Processes – BeaverNET/PO/Req./CC – Courtney Berg/Tanya Landgraf http://tinyurl.com/FiscalProcesses 4/16/15 Phone Training – Scott Wunschel/Bob Kenny http://tinyurl.com/April16Phone Stephanie Wilhelm ext. 2387 Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:35:52 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#63e4f153-e226-4451-9834-fd28d60b06bd&crumbTitle=Training+Opportunities Network and Server Maintenance on March 6th at 1 AM http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#0dad1fb6-26e1-4ecb-a6c3-6277d8e41f71&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+March+6th+at+1+AM On Friday, March 6th, from 1 AM to 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. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 08:19:25 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#0dad1fb6-26e1-4ecb-a6c3-6277d8e41f71&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+March+6th+at+1+AM EAP Resources Link http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1f946646-1d7b-42da-86c3-ea75b3fca8a8&crumbTitle=EAP+Resources+Link The link to view the recording of the EAP open sessions that occurred on February 11 & 12 is on the Employee Homepage under "Employee Assistance Program". Please use your normal login credentials (BVU email, portal) to view the video. Thank you, Human Resources Mon, 2 Mar 2015 08:11:35 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1f946646-1d7b-42da-86c3-ea75b3fca8a8&crumbTitle=EAP+Resources+Link Employee Recognition - February http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ca02d66f-897d-4a51-beb5-963140e570c3&crumbTitle=Employee+Recognition+-+February Congratulations to the following employees who have been recognized by their peers as going above and beyond for February’s “Blue & Gold” Employee Recognition: Dixee Bartholomew-Feis, Brooke Garrison, Wind Goodfriend, Brandy Hoffert, Robbie Ludy, Matthew Packer, Jodi Phipps, Jamie Schoenherr, & Monica Welander. This month’s winner from the drawing is Jodi Phipps. Thank you to everyone nominated for going above and beyond and helping make BVU the great place that it is. March’s nominations will be due by March 27, 2015. Thank you, Human Resources Mon, 2 Mar 2015 08:08:54 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ca02d66f-897d-4a51-beb5-963140e570c3&crumbTitle=Employee+Recognition+-+February AmeriCorps VISTA Position Available Starting June http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d57a147c-c949-45f3-a3cf-b41b0033bb14&crumbTitle=AmeriCorps+VISTA+Position+Available+Starting+June Graduating Seniors: Have you wanted to work in higher education, learn more about non-profits and serve? If so, check out the AmeriCorps VISTA position that is available! It's a 12 month position on campus working work a variety of projects and people. It comes with great benefits and an opportunity to serve the local community. Check out the position online here https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=58814&fromSearch=true with questions please contact Ashley Farmer-Hanson. Applications are being reviewed as they come in. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 03:24:05 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d57a147c-c949-45f3-a3cf-b41b0033bb14&crumbTitle=AmeriCorps+VISTA+Position+Available+Starting+June Senior Class Campaign Kicks Off on March 2 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4b19f70e-3990-45eb-88ff-40909103f539&crumbTitle=Senior+Class+Campaign+Kicks+Off+on+March+2 The Senior Class Campaign entitled “Leave Your Mark”, kicks off on March 2. The campaign’s leadership team has chosen to update the recreational area behind the suites to include a patio, another grill and repairs to the sand volleyball court as the Class of 2015’s gift to the university. Seniors are encouraged to support this project or another BVU program of their choice. All gifts of $25 or more will be matched by Bernie Saggau, Class of 1949 and current BVU Trustee. Seniors who live on campus will be contacted soon by a fellow classmate to talk about the campaign. If you would like more information, go to the campaign website - bvu.edu/seniors15 or contact one of the 2015 Chairs: Natalie Bellairs, Stephanie Hayden, Greg Sibenaller, Krystal Schulte or Aaron Burns. Sun, 1 Mar 2015 02:11:41 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4b19f70e-3990-45eb-88ff-40909103f539&crumbTitle=Senior+Class+Campaign+Kicks+Off+on+March+2 Training Opportunities http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1037b89a-9b82-48bf-ab7f-90304dca89fa&crumbTitle=Training+Opportunities The Information Technology department will begin to hold various trainings on a monthly basis covering a wide range of topics. If you would like to suggest topics that would help you in your day-to-day processes or you just need more information on specific areas please send them to me, Stephanie Wilhelm (steph@bvu.edu), and I will work on setting up a session. Below is a list of topics that are currently scheduled, you can click on the link behind the topic to add an appointment to your Outlook calendar. 3/11/15 Intro to Cognos Report Training – Jane Besaw http://tinyurl.com/IntroToCognos 3/18/15 Fiscal Data Reporting – Courtney Berg/Tanya Landgraf http://tinyurl.com/FiscalData 3/19/15 Outlook Calendar Training – Bob Kenny http://tinyurl.com/OutlookCalMarch19 3/25/15 Cognos Report Training  Report Studio – Jane Besaw http://tinyurl.com/ReportStudioCognos 4/15/15 Fiscal Processes – BeaverNET/PO/Req./CC – Courtney Berg/Tanya Landgraf http://tinyurl.com/FiscalProcesses 4/16/15 Phone Training – Scott Wunschel/Bob Kenny http://tinyurl.com/April16Phone Thank you! Stephanie Wilhelm Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:41:04 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1037b89a-9b82-48bf-ab7f-90304dca89fa&crumbTitle=Training+Opportunities AAUW BVU Celebrates International Women's Day http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#16cec73d-e451-45e0-9841-41a67f8b0204&crumbTitle=AAUW+BVU+Celebrates+International+Women%27s+Day On Monday, March 9th at 7pm in Hansen 8, Buena Vista University's chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be hosting a panel of students, staff, and faculty to commemorate and educate students on International Women's Day. The panel will be discussing the achievements and the challenges of women around the world. Panelists include: Rosalind Russell, Deni Peters, Mariana Ramirez, Nadia Ecyomuhendo, Karelle Nelly Irankunda, Christyn Abaray, Dr. Wind Goodfriend, and Dr. James Hampton. We hope to see you there! Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:14:33 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#16cec73d-e451-45e0-9841-41a67f8b0204&crumbTitle=AAUW+BVU+Celebrates+International+Women%27s+Day March Employee Milestones http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d22a3af1-5180-45a5-9c52-b3fb69b1fc83&crumbTitle=March+Employee+Milestones We would like to thank the following people for their years of service to Buena Vista University as March marks their employment anniversary. Thank you for your years of dedication! 5+ Years: Mandy Boothby; Janet Reinert; 15+ Years: Amy Jones; 20+ Years: Anna Schwint; 25+ Years: Nila Houska and Jim Barber. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:36:12 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d22a3af1-5180-45a5-9c52-b3fb69b1fc83&crumbTitle=March+Employee+Milestones Iron Beaver Triathlon http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bf99f05d-9f5e-43b4-8ac5-e3e321897e04&crumbTitle=Iron+Beaver+Triathlon HiPSO is hosting an Iron Beaver Indoor Triathlon in the Siebens Fieldhouse on Sunday, March 15th. Participants will be challenged to swim, bike, and run for a duration of time and the placement/awards of each group is determined by the distances achieved by the athlete during each time session. Participants may compete as an individual or a team of 3. Entry fees are required, which vary according to the group the participant competes in. The fieldhouse will be open at 7am and the start of the triathlon will start at 8am. Pre-registration is preferred because tshirts will be guaranteed for those who do. Register at www.bvu.edu/triathlon or email Matt Hanson at hansonm@bvu.edu for more details. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:22:52 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bf99f05d-9f5e-43b4-8ac5-e3e321897e04&crumbTitle=Iron+Beaver+Triathlon Zumba & Yoga Classes!! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#138654cc-bd16-4e0d-a1cc-8caf6f114cbf&crumbTitle=Zumba+%26+Yoga+Classes%21%21 Team Wellness is providing ZUMBA from 6:30-7:30pm and YOGA from 7:30-8:15pm on Wednesday, March 11th in the Fieldhouse gym! This is a free event for the entire BVU Community. Come join us in 1 or both classes to get active and have fun with friends! You may email Katie Turnquist at turnkat2@bvu.edu if you have any questions. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:21:49 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#138654cc-bd16-4e0d-a1cc-8caf6f114cbf&crumbTitle=Zumba+%26+Yoga+Classes%21%21 Orientation Team Applications http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#36214769-5564-4db5-8369-67c8d2fd1e5e&crumbTitle=Orientation+Team+Applications Want to be a part of an AMAZING team? Orientation Team applications are now available in Student Affairs and are due back on Wednesday, March 11 by 5 PM. Apply to be part of this exciting team that helps new students with their transition to BVU during Orientation and Welcome Week! If you have any questions, please contact Justice Kempf, Michelle Eccher or Mark Shea. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:32:19 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#36214769-5564-4db5-8369-67c8d2fd1e5e&crumbTitle=Orientation+Team+Applications You're invited to the Faculty & Staff Campaign Kickoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#44bf0fb8-00bd-4ab0-8260-b243a6750e23&crumbTitle=You%27re+invited+to+the+Faculty+%26+Staff+Campaign+Kickoff <p>Faculty and staff are invited to attend the 2015-16 Faculty and Staff Campaign kickoff anytime between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wed., March 4, in Dows Conference Center. Stop by at a time that&rsquo;s convenient for you. A short program will be given by co-chairs Bob Blodgett, Stacy Gibbs and Nancy Marshall at 2:15 and again at 3:15. Ice cream sundaes and fresh fruit will be served. Pick up your pledge form and enter to win a door prize. GPS employees will receive an email with instructions on how to view the kickoff via streaming. If you can&rsquo;t attend, your pledge form will be sent to you in campus mail.</p> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:05:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#44bf0fb8-00bd-4ab0-8260-b243a6750e23&crumbTitle=You%27re+invited+to+the+Faculty+%26+Staff+Campaign+Kickoff Thank you http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#019676cb-1765-4249-99fa-aa0402ad7e0f&crumbTitle=Thank+you Thank you to Facilities Management for the Willow Tree Angel and flowers, thank you to the Faculty and staff of SSPR for the meals, thank you Dr and Patricia Hampton for the flowers, balloons and candy, thank you Craig and Sue Boyd for the meal, and thank you to all who have expressed care and concern for me after my accident and surgery. Thank you co-workers for covering for me while I was gone. It is great to be back to work and so heart warming to have such a great extended family. Thank you all Deb Sefcik Thu, 26 Feb 2015 11:00:23 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#019676cb-1765-4249-99fa-aa0402ad7e0f&crumbTitle=Thank+you Student Payroll Cutoff Reminder http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#14635d4d-f1d0-4306-889d-738fddde29dd&crumbTitle=Student+Payroll+Cutoff+Reminder Monday, March 2nd is student payroll cut-off at 5 pm. Please review your timecard and make sure there are no missing punches. Paper timesheets need to be turned in by 5pm. If you have any questions, please contact Emily at ext. 2061. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:12:58 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#14635d4d-f1d0-4306-889d-738fddde29dd&crumbTitle=Student+Payroll+Cutoff+Reminder Orientation Team Applications http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8fca202f-5214-4773-a84c-e0c0ad8d1001&crumbTitle=Orientation+Team+Applications Want to be a part of an AWESOME team? Orientation Team applications are now available in Student Affairs and are due back on Wednesday, March 11 by 5 PM. Apply to be part of this exciting team that helps new students with their transition to BVU during Orientation and Welcome Week! If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Eccher, Justice Kempf, or Mark Shea. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 02:33:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8fca202f-5214-4773-a84c-e0c0ad8d1001&crumbTitle=Orientation+Team+Applications Admissions Processing Assistant http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#470af5f3-1b64-409b-914d-885924a9456c&crumbTitle=Admissions+Processing+Assistant Buena Vista University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Admissions Processing Assistant. This position is responsible for data entry, report and mail generation, plus a variety of computing and general clerical tasks. The successful applicant must be detail orientated, well organized and posses a high school degree or equivalent. Prior data entry and bulk mail experience 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 Buena Vista University is an Equal Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act/Smoke-Free Employer. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:51:48 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#470af5f3-1b64-409b-914d-885924a9456c&crumbTitle=Admissions+Processing+Assistant Scholarly ACES Event: Social Entrepreneurship http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8f7bdaba-5b32-4260-bf2d-8c30388bf9a3&crumbTitle=Scholarly+ACES+Event%3A+Social+Entrepreneurship <p>This presentation provides a working definition of Social Entrepreneurship illustrated with numerous examples of social venture businesses ranging from profit to nonprofit, direct attendees to resources to better understand this emerging field and provide insight into emerging trends within this field. The presentation will also include an in class experiential learning activity to help attendees to engage and understand more about social entrepreneurship practices.</p> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:39:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8f7bdaba-5b32-4260-bf2d-8c30388bf9a3&crumbTitle=Scholarly+ACES+Event%3A+Social+Entrepreneurship Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Backs)/Athletics Equipment Manager http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ed13131a-d47a-4a4d-86fc-7f82317bec0d&crumbTitle=Assistant+Football+Coach+%28Defensive+Backs%29%2FAthletics+Equipment+Manager Buena Vista University, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for an Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Backs) and Athletics Equipment Manager. The position will help plan, oversee, instruct, and implement the Defensive philosophy, goals, and strategies of the BVU Football program as determined by the Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator. Recruit quality student-athletes that help the BVU Football program and fit the mission and objectives of Buena Vista University. In addition, the Athletics Equipment Manager oversees the laundering and storage of athletics apparel for all of our 19 varsity teams. Bachelor’s Degree required and Master’s degree in health, exercise science or a related field 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 Wed, 25 Feb 2015 08:15:26 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ed13131a-d47a-4a4d-86fc-7f82317bec0d&crumbTitle=Assistant+Football+Coach+%28Defensive+Backs%29%2FAthletics+Equipment+Manager You're invited to the Faculty & Staff Campaign Kickoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a40285b0-ffcb-4647-afd4-131ed769ca36&crumbTitle=You%27re+invited+to+the+Faculty+%26+Staff+Campaign+Kickoff Faculty and staff are invited to attend the 2015-16 Faculty and Staff Campaign kickoff anytime between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Wed., March 4, in Dows Conference Center. Stop by at a time that’s convenient for you. A short program will be given by co-chairs Bob Blodgett, Stacy Gibbs and Nancy Marshall at 2:15 and again at 3:15. Ice cream sundaes and fresh fruit will be served. Pick up your pledge form and enter to win a door prize. GPS employees will receive an email with instructions on how to view the kickoff via streaming. If you can’t attend, your pledge form will be sent to you in campus mail. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 07:29:20 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a40285b0-ffcb-4647-afd4-131ed769ca36&crumbTitle=You%27re+invited+to+the+Faculty+%26+Staff+Campaign+Kickoff ACES Events NOTICE! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1ecb36f4-1d6e-45f2-ac8b-896650359d83&crumbTitle=ACES+Events+NOTICE%21 Please remember that no refreshments are allowed in Anderson Auditorium or Schaller Chapel during ACES events. These are great facilities for us to hold events, please take care of them so they can be enjoyed both now and in the future. Thank you! Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:43:58 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1ecb36f4-1d6e-45f2-ac8b-896650359d83&crumbTitle=ACES+Events+NOTICE%21 Tele-Team Hiring http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8abc51e1-8fde-4a3d-8232-581d073eb356&crumbTitle=Tele-Team+Hiring Tele-team is looking to hire student workers to call for the Admissions Office! As a member of Tele-team, you will be calling prospective students and talking with them about your experiences at BVU. Callers are required to work at least two nights a week (Monday-Thursday) from 3:30-6:30 or 5:30-8:30pm.) This can be your work study job or a non-work study job for you at $8.00 an hour. If you are interested please stop by the Admissions Office and pick up an application. Applications are due by March 6. If you have any questions, please email MaryJo Litwiller at litwillerm@bvu.edu. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:14:21 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8abc51e1-8fde-4a3d-8232-581d073eb356&crumbTitle=Tele-Team+Hiring Submit Service Hours via GivePulse http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d6ee4dbb-093d-4fad-9b0c-d99feb315bf7&crumbTitle=Submit+Service+Hours+via+GivePulse Do you know that nonprofits use volunteer hours to apply for grants? 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 (https://www.givepulse.com/group/4963-Buena-Vista- University ). It helps you and your favorite nonprofit keep track and manage hours more effectively and efficiently. Student MOVE also give out prizes for those who volunteer, but we need your hours to know who you are. Please feel free to contact Mai Yang at yangmai@bvu.edu if you have any questions. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:31:55 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d6ee4dbb-093d-4fad-9b0c-d99feb315bf7&crumbTitle=Submit+Service+Hours+via+GivePulse Announcement of the Residence Life Staff for the Next Academic Year http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8bdd5784-5520-4adb-a74e-281a79ddac81&crumbTitle=Announcement+of+the+Residence+Life+Staff+for+the+Next+Academic+Year We are excited to announce the residence life staff for the next academic year (2015-2016). Please congratulate these individuals when you see them in the future. Grand and Liberty Halls: • Residence Hall Director Luke Becker • Community Coordinator Alec Sindelar • Grand Hall Resident Assistants- Colin Hansen, Kayla Lohse, Sarah Mackey, and Janice Timmerman • Liberty Hall Resident Assistants- Lizzie Kim, Ryan Mellot, Rachel Herrington, and Jacob Staudt Pierce and White Halls: • Residence Hall Director Liz LaPLanche • Community Coordinator Joe Hindman • Pierce and White Hall Resident Assistants- Shaylia Barber, Manda Clark, Luke Hastie, Jordan Jennings, Matt Schulz, Carlos Silva, Allie Mason, Katelyn Bohaty, Juanita Mondragon, Tanner Cook, Ekene John James, Jeremiah Ennen, Victor Espinoza, and Christian Morales The Suites: • Residence Hall Director Craig Wagner • Community Coordinator Bonnie Keller • Suites Resident Assistants- Tarynne Kinghorn, Blake Laursen, Carolyn McDermott, Charlie Webster, Josh Fortmann, Bailey Dean, Martina Smith, Paul Woizeschke, Rudy Pineda, and Jamie Rich Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:35:20 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8bdd5784-5520-4adb-a74e-281a79ddac81&crumbTitle=Announcement+of+the+Residence+Life+Staff+for+the+Next+Academic+Year TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ab7b6efa-b21e-4a5a-89cc-2a5ee3aea634&crumbTitle=TIAA-CREF+Individual+Counseling+Sessions Individual Counseling Sessions are available at no additional cost to you. You can discuss your personal financial situation with Michelle DeMarie, TIAA-CREF Financial Consultant, on a confidential basis. She is available to discuss how to help you achieve your financial goals by investing in financial solutions such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities. The counseling sessions are; Wednesday, March 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Both sessions are located in Library Study Room #2. Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can. Register at www.tiaa-cref.org/schedulenow or call 800-732-8353, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) to register or to be put on a waiting list if all sessions are full. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 04:08:14 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#ab7b6efa-b21e-4a5a-89cc-2a5ee3aea634&crumbTitle=TIAA-CREF+Individual+Counseling+Sessions Scholars Day Showcase Registration http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2cc92e53-438d-4e81-a69b-a7137976dbe6&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Showcase+Registration BVU Students- BVU's 11th annual Scholars Day will be held from 3:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015. The registration form for Scholars Day is now available. Go to https://www.bvu.edu/showcase/ to submit your Scholars Day project. You will need to include a title for your presentation, an abstract (200 word maximum), and identify your faculty/staff sponsor. BE SURE YOUR FACULTY/STAFF SPONSOR HAS READ AND APPROVED YOUR ABSTRACT BEFORE YOU SUBMIT. Groups only need to submit once. As in the past, students have the option of completing verbal presentations and/or poster presentations. Submissions will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, March 20, 2015 (the day before Spring Break). Grants are available to assist with project costs. Help with design/using the provided templates is also available. For more information go to http://www.bvu.edu/bv/academic- resources/scholars-day-showcase/index.dot. Contact Dr. Steven Mills, Mills@bvu.edu, with questions. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 03:06:55 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#2cc92e53-438d-4e81-a69b-a7137976dbe6&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Showcase+Registration Phone Training Available http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f0f335a0-77aa-454f-bb05-c1ae9c7d0d9c&crumbTitle=Phone+Training+Available Information Services will be offering phone training sessions during the month of February. Topics will include conferencing, instant messaging, options to move your extension around with you, and voicemail features. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions. The training will be in ICN 7B on February 26th at 1 PM (http://tinyurl.com/BVUphone4). You may click the link following the date to add an appointment to your Outlook calendar. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:17:15 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f0f335a0-77aa-454f-bb05-c1ae9c7d0d9c&crumbTitle=Phone+Training+Available The Tack ONLINE Survey http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#fc9e52f8-a144-4ef1-bd05-e248e4f7506f&crumbTitle=The+Tack+ONLINE+Survey Do you love The Tack ONLINE? Want to see something different? We'd love to hear from you! The Tack ONLINE is hosting an online survey until next Wednesday. Storm Lake campus students also qualify to enter into a raffle for a new iPad Mini 3! The survey can be found at www.surveymonkey.com/s/tack. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:18:38 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#fc9e52f8-a144-4ef1-bd05-e248e4f7506f&crumbTitle=The+Tack+ONLINE+Survey Indoor Soccer League http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3e9944d8-b7bb-4c44-a648-3060333f6445&crumbTitle=Indoor+Soccer+League Ever wanted to play soccer when snow was on the ground! Well here is your chance as we will have an indoor soccer league in the fieldhouse during March. The league will be on Tuesday & Thursday evenings starting on March 10 with games going from 8-11 pm. There are coed, men's and women's leagues available! The minimum number of players per team is four and the maximum is six. You must have at least one male and one female on the court at all times for the coed league. BVU soccer players can play but only two players on a team. To sign up for the league go to IMLeagues.com! With more questions please contact Luke Becker (beckerl@bvu.edu) or Trevor Berneking (bernektingt@bvu.edu)! Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:53:55 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3e9944d8-b7bb-4c44-a648-3060333f6445&crumbTitle=Indoor+Soccer+League Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1e4d5428-43a5-4b28-a14a-e5e157e40d15&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Tiffany Liska is now Student Enrollment Specialist/ Advisor- Mason City. Tiffany previously served as Admissions Counselor/ Recruiter- Mason City. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:31:38 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1e4d5428-43a5-4b28-a14a-e5e157e40d15&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3bd31b7a-6788-4fdd-ab1c-61261c4b51cc&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Sylvia Reed's last day at BVU was February 17th. We wish Sylvia well in her future endeavors! Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:28:20 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3bd31b7a-6788-4fdd-ab1c-61261c4b51cc&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Suite applications are now available http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7a2bb094-6c08-42de-9d3d-167f07fd3563&crumbTitle=Suite+applications+are+now+available Do you want to live in a suite next year? If so be sure to stop in the office for Student Affairs in order to pick up an application from the front desk. Applications are due back to the office for Student Affairs by February 27th. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:42:54 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7a2bb094-6c08-42de-9d3d-167f07fd3563&crumbTitle=Suite+applications+are+now+available Spam Blocking Upgrade http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5b0661fb-152b-4143-bc2d-f139dcd6c981&crumbTitle=Spam+Blocking+Upgrade On Monday, February 23rd, from 5 PM until 9 PM Information Services will be upgrading to a new antispam solution. This is the service responsible for filtering out spam messages from your regular email. There could be a short period of time during this upgrade that messages to and from external email addresses may be delayed for up to ten minutes. After the upgrade is completed, emails that may be spam based on their content will be placed in your Junk Email folder in Outlook. Please visit https://beavernet.bvu.edu/ICS/ITS/ITS_Information/Antispa m_Services.jnz for more information. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 08:03:25 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5b0661fb-152b-4143-bc2d-f139dcd6c981&crumbTitle=Spam+Blocking+Upgrade Blast to the Past http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3f58bdf7-b4df-4456-968b-7a66f74c1f71&crumbTitle=Blast+to+the+Past Join the Grand/Liberty Res Life staff on Saturday, February 28th from 2-4pm in the Grand 1st floor lounge for our February program. Come and experience a blast to the past as we enjoy some of our favorite childhood snacks and play some of our favorite childhood games. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:00:04 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3f58bdf7-b4df-4456-968b-7a66f74c1f71&crumbTitle=Blast+to+the+Past Buenafication Day Group Sign Up http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b55e8768-03e1-458d-a39a-aab7442d319b&crumbTitle=Buenafication+Day+Group+Sign+Up If you are apart of an organization, group, department or sports team and would like sign your group up to host a Buenafication Day service project, please contact the Office of Civic Engagement by February 27th. Sun, 22 Feb 2015 03:06:01 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b55e8768-03e1-458d-a39a-aab7442d319b&crumbTitle=Buenafication+Day+Group+Sign+Up Dodgeball Tournament http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1f61b18b-acff-468c-a983-825f6557ff2a&crumbTitle=Dodgeball+Tournament You have a week to sign up for the Dodgeball tournament which is going to be held on Sunday, March 1 in the fieldhouse from 7-10 pm. There is a 6 player minimum with a max of 10. Go to IMLeagues.com or to the Student Affairs office to sign up your team. With questions please contact Recreation Services by phone at 712-749-1450 or by email at bernekingt@bvu.edu or beckerl@bvu.edu! Fri, 20 Feb 2015 03:01:31 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1f61b18b-acff-468c-a983-825f6557ff2a&crumbTitle=Dodgeball+Tournament First-Year Student Leaders...Apply to join AASB http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#af8891b8-7e9e-46c1-80f8-15287205a5b6&crumbTitle=First-Year+Student+Leaders...Apply+to+join+AASB AASB is accepting applications from first-year students. The goals of AASB include: enhancing awareness of BVU's history and traditions, encouraging lifelong connection with BVU and fostering pride within the BVU community. Among their many activities, AASB students host various spirit initiatives each year, including Buford photos at the Christmas Dinner and a Buenafication Day spirit contest. An application and/or further information should be requested from Amy Jones at jonesa@bvu.edu or any of the current AASBers. See the student roster at: http://www.bvu.edu/alumni/alumni-association/aasb/members.dot. Applications are due Friday, Feb. 27. The AASB exec board will review all applications and select candidates for short interviews. Don't miss out - AASB provides many opportunities to network with alumni and friends of BVU! Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:05:39 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#af8891b8-7e9e-46c1-80f8-15287205a5b6&crumbTitle=First-Year+Student+Leaders...Apply+to+join+AASB Assistant Director of Athletics http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d32d2fd3-8f5b-488f-854a-5bd3783c5071&crumbTitle=Assistant+Director+of+Athletics <p>Buena Vista University, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for the Assistant Director of Athletics. Responsibilities include assisting the Athletics Director in the planning, maintenance, and operations of the Department of Athletics. This position plans and schedules the athletics facilities, transportation and event management, assists with compliance and eligibility within the athletics department, supervises specific programs, manages the BVU Athletics Apparel Shop and serves as a liaison to other departments on campus as needed. Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree required and Master&rsquo;s Degree preferred. A background check will be conducted on the final candidate. To apply please complete the following items: &bull; An electronic application at www.bvu.edu/hr, and &bull; 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</p> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:35:00 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d32d2fd3-8f5b-488f-854a-5bd3783c5071&crumbTitle=Assistant+Director+of+Athletics Admissions Counselor/ Recruiter- Mason City/ Marshalltown http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#61a78a09-21cb-4de3-8788-d09d4af05296&crumbTitle=Admissions+Counselor%2F+Recruiter-+Mason+City%2F+Marshalltown Buena Vista University has an opening for an Admissions Counselor/Recruiter at the Graduate & Professional Studies (GPS) Offices in Mason City and/or Marshalltown. This position will represent the university at educational fairs, community colleges, and other conference and community events. Applicant must be dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic individual with a passion for excellence. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. A Bachelor’s degree is required and 3 to 5 year of Admissions, sales and/or customer service experience 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 Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:53:04 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#61a78a09-21cb-4de3-8788-d09d4af05296&crumbTitle=Admissions+Counselor%2F+Recruiter-+Mason+City%2F+Marshalltown Looking for Dancers http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#eae09bce-137b-486c-8fc9-181b6696a0b1&crumbTitle=Looking+for+Dancers The Asian-American Pacific Islander Alliance is hosting an event called World Dance Festival on March 7, 2015 at 7:00pm in Anderson Auditorium. The focus of this event is to show different cultures through dance. If you are interested in dancing for this event please feel free to contact, Nou Yang at yangnou@bvu.edu or Carol Williams at WilliamsC@bvu.edu. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:33:04 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#eae09bce-137b-486c-8fc9-181b6696a0b1&crumbTitle=Looking+for+Dancers TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#32130945-a0b4-402a-b9ec-6300d608f6f2&crumbTitle=TIAA-CREF+Individual+Counseling+Sessions Individual Counseling Sessions are available at no additional cost to you. You can discuss your personal financial situation with Michelle DeMarie, TIAA-CREF Financial Consultant, on a confidential basis. She is available to discuss how to help you achieve your financial goals by investing in financial solutions such as mutual funds, brokerage, life insurance and annuities. The counseling sessions are; Wednesday, March 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, March 5th from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Both sessions are located in Library Study Room #2. Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as you can. Register at www.tiaa-cref.org/schedulenow or call 800-732-8353, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET). Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:52:34 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#32130945-a0b4-402a-b9ec-6300d608f6f2&crumbTitle=TIAA-CREF+Individual+Counseling+Sessions Phone Training Available http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#906afe12-3e2a-429e-847d-af2d078018fb&crumbTitle=Phone+Training+Available Information Services will be offering phone training sessions during the month of February. Topics will include conferencing, instant messaging, options to move your extension around with you, and voicemail features. There will also be an opportunity for you to ask questions. The training will be in ICN 7B on February 26th at 1 PM (http://tinyurl.com/BVUphone4). You may click the link following the date to add an appointment to your Outlook calendar. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:59:28 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#906afe12-3e2a-429e-847d-af2d078018fb&crumbTitle=Phone+Training+Available Scholars Day Grants Available http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#11efc933-795e-4cfb-aacc-fb7772bf35b3&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Grants+Available Grants are available for students who anticipate expenses in preparing presentations for 2015 Scholars Day. Students may apply for up to $200 per project to fund equipment, materials, fieldwork or other necessary expenses. Visit http://bvu.edu/scholars-day-grant/ for information and to download the application form. The remaining application DEADLINE for 2015 Scholars Day is Friday, FEBRUARY 27, 2015. Contact Steven Mills, mills@bvu.edu, with questions. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:42:05 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#11efc933-795e-4cfb-aacc-fb7772bf35b3&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Grants+Available Scholars Day Showcase Registration http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#50c22af4-e3b6-4b19-a8c4-d0c7fdef67da&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Showcase+Registration Scholars Day Showcase Registration BVU Students- BVU's 11th annual Scholars Day will be held from 3:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2014. The registration form for Scholars Day is now available. Go to https://www.bvu.edu/showcase/ to submit your Scholars Day project. You will need to include a title for your presentation, an abstract (200 word maximum), and identify your faculty/staff sponsor. BE SURE YOUR FACULTY/STAFF SPONSOR HAS READ AND APPROVED YOUR ABSTRACT BEFORE YOU SUBMIT. Groups only need to submit once. As in the past, students have the option of completing verbal presentations and/or poster presentations. Submissions will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, March 20, 2014 (the day before Spring Break). Grants are available to assist with project costs. Help with design/using the provided templates is also available. For more information go to http://www.bvu.edu/bv/academic- resources/scholars-day-showcase/index.dot. Contact Dr. Steven Mills, Mills@bvu.edu, with questions. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 03:28:08 CST http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#50c22af4-e3b6-4b19-a8c4-d0c7fdef67da&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Showcase+Registration