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 EDUC 394 Spring Semester Time Change http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#de05564c-1017-48f9-9e70-0b292ccc51c4&crumbTitle=EDUC+394+Spring+Semester+Time+Change EDUC 394 Elementary Science Methods has been changed to T-Th at 8:00 AM in Smith Hall 305. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:44:44 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#de05564c-1017-48f9-9e70-0b292ccc51c4&crumbTitle=EDUC+394+Spring+Semester+Time+Change Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8d8fc72c-adb7-440a-a765-ec737ac44edb&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Brenda Johnson's last day at BVU was October 17th. We wish Brenda well in her future endeavors! Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:37:46 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8d8fc72c-adb7-440a-a765-ec737ac44edb&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a637c6a5-f72d-4c2d-a416-beaf62a8c506&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Kara Buckallew's last day at BVU was October 17th. We wish Kara well in her future endeavors! Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:36:39 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a637c6a5-f72d-4c2d-a416-beaf62a8c506&crumbTitle=Employee+Update 2015 Benefits Fair http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7b2c24cd-14bf-4d68-814c-7e69868ea9b6&crumbTitle=2015+Benefits+Fair The 2015 Benefits Fair will be held on Monday, October 27th from 7:30 am – 1:00 pm in Johnson & Cairnes & DCC. Presentations regarding benefit changes will be presented in DCC from 9:00 am , 10:30 am, & 12:00 pm by our benefits consultant, Gallagher Brendis. Please stop by Johnson & Cairnes and pick up your 2015 Benefits Packet anytime from 7:30 am – 1:00 pm. Employees can also meet with the Human Resources Staff for any questions. Packets will be available to be picked up from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm up in the Human Resources Office. Packets will be mailed out on Tuesday, for those not able to attend, and there will be a video recording of one of the benefit session available for those individuals as well. Thank you. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:08:13 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7b2c24cd-14bf-4d68-814c-7e69868ea9b6&crumbTitle=2015+Benefits+Fair FERPA Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b632f32b-5dae-45fb-97cc-566158f975a0&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training Gary Armstrong, General Counsel for BVU, will be on campus on Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 to present the FERPA policy during the following times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, & 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Each session will be located in Hansen 8. If a faculty or staff member would like a copy of the policy for themselves, we recommend they bring either their laptop or Ipad to view the policy on Roles, during the presentation, as HR will not be providing printed copies this year. One of the presentation will be recorded and then posted on Roles for all that are unable to attend, and those located at other locations. An announcement will be made in the BVU News when the video is posted on Roles. Please contact Human Resources with any questions. Thank you. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:54:57 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b632f32b-5dae-45fb-97cc-566158f975a0&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training Network and Server Maintenance on Friday, October 24th http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d1be3e1d-c682-4931-aedb-d90f59578dbb&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+Friday%2C+October+24th On Friday, October 24th, 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. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:49:48 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d1be3e1d-c682-4931-aedb-d90f59578dbb&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+Friday%2C+October+24th SAB Social http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#adf2caaf-7c0c-42b3-93a8-23d9a8a39ebf&crumbTitle=SAB+Social Do you just LOVE SAB events? Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a part of the Student Activities Board? Need a great resume booster? SAB is the organization for you! Come to our SAB social on Thursday, October 23rd in the Pierce Skybox at 8:30 pm to learn more about the organization and to get some free snacks! Applications for the SAB team will also become available that same day, so our current SAB members can answer any questions you may have! GO SAB! Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:43:24 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#adf2caaf-7c0c-42b3-93a8-23d9a8a39ebf&crumbTitle=SAB+Social Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#584b82e7-f6ee-4748-8bbc-e6197319617e&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Sarah "Beth" Henle's last day at BVU was October 15th. We wish Beth well in her future endeavors! Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:15:44 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#584b82e7-f6ee-4748-8bbc-e6197319617e&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9e7b246d-60e5-48d2-a8cc-a1115b93ddba&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Sandra Perez's last day at BVU was September 19th. We wish Sandra well in her future endeavors! Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:14:48 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9e7b246d-60e5-48d2-a8cc-a1115b93ddba&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Phonathon is calling you http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#700c9106-2b6b-4841-9fa9-5b25eb87544c&crumbTitle=Phonathon+is+calling+you Want to earn extra money? Like talking to people? BVU's Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers from November 8 - 20 on the Storm Lake campus. Callers will strengthen their communication skills and build their resumes. Work study is not required. The next information meeting will be on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 4:30-5 p.m. in Siebens Forum Room 9. If you can't attend, contact Barbara Aiona for details. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:56:55 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#700c9106-2b6b-4841-9fa9-5b25eb87544c&crumbTitle=Phonathon+is+calling+you 2fix is looking to hire! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#24d576ac-ed77-4abb-8e9a-a99fe4685718&crumbTitle=2fix+is+looking+to+hire%21 2fix is looking for hardworking students with or without work study. We prefer you have basic computer knowledge, available 10-15 hours, and outstanding customer service ability. Join the 2fix team! To apply go to: http://www.bvu.edu/bv/information-services/2fix/ Select Become An STA link on the left side. We are looking forward to see your application! Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:28:25 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#24d576ac-ed77-4abb-8e9a-a99fe4685718&crumbTitle=2fix+is+looking+to+hire%21 Dr. David Klee writes new book about being bullied http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c47af70d-c94b-46b9-b2e1-d792448ceb4f&crumbTitle=Dr.+David+Klee+writes+new+book+about+being+bullied Dr. David Klee, associate professor of music at BVU, has written a book about overcoming the effects of being bullied as a child. In his book Dr. Klee talks about his struggle as a child to find himself and move forward in life after suffering a very violent early childhood at the hands of the "hoods." Through his struggles Dr. Klee finds his purpose in life through music. The book "Finding the Boy Inside" can be purchased through Amazon.com or through Dr. Klee directly. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:46:11 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c47af70d-c94b-46b9-b2e1-d792448ceb4f&crumbTitle=Dr.+David+Klee+writes+new+book+about+being+bullied Campus Trick or Treating http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a6759e25-5980-4525-bcbe-9b8e471e511b&crumbTitle=Campus+Trick+or+Treating The office of Residence Life, Campus Ministry, and the BVU Football team will once again sponsor Trick-or-Treat Night for children K-4. This year the event takes place on Tuesday, October 28, from 6:00-7:00pm. Parents are asked to bring their K-4 trick or treaters to the Dows Conference Center in the Forum to register. The children will be met by members of the BVU Football team who will escort them through Pierce-White Halls for Halloween candy. For more information contact Dr. Dijon DeLaPorte, Director of Residence Life, at the Buena Vista University Office for Student Affairs at 712-749-2123. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:38:07 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a6759e25-5980-4525-bcbe-9b8e471e511b&crumbTitle=Campus+Trick+or+Treating Faculty/Staff Payroll Cutoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d4d8a267-4a15-4427-99ee-c8c274ecc3d3&crumbTitle=Faculty%2FStaff+Payroll+Cutoff Monday, October 20th is the faculty/staff payroll cut-off for the range of dates of 9/15/14 to 10/19/14. Please have your timecard approved by noon and make sure there are no purple times. If you have any questions, please contact Emily at x2061. Thank you. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:59:17 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d4d8a267-4a15-4427-99ee-c8c274ecc3d3&crumbTitle=Faculty%2FStaff+Payroll+Cutoff FERPA Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#94154eef-77db-46fd-84f4-69eb9aae22f7&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training Gary Armstrong, General Counsel for BVU, will be on campus on Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 to present the FERPA policy during the following times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, & 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Each session will be located in Hansen 8. If a faculty or staff member would like a copy of the policy for themselves, we recommend they bring either their laptop or Ipad to view the policy on Roles, during the presentation, as HR will not be providing printed copies this year. One of the presentation will be recorded and then posted on Roles for all that are unable to attend, and those located at other locations. An announcement will be made in the BVU News when the video is posted on Roles. Please contact Human Resources with any questions. Thank you. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:54:28 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#94154eef-77db-46fd-84f4-69eb9aae22f7&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training SAB Social http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#03674cb2-1cce-409d-bdf3-e03f267ffc46&crumbTitle=SAB+Social Do you just LOVE SAB events? Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a part of the Student Activities Board? Need a great resume booster? SAB is the organization for you! Come to our SAB social on Thursday, October 23rd in the Pierce Skybox at 8:30 pm to learn more about the organization and to get some free snacks! Applications for the SAB team will also become available that same day, so our current SAB members can answer any questions you may have! GO SAB! Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:51:03 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#03674cb2-1cce-409d-bdf3-e03f267ffc46&crumbTitle=SAB+Social Regional Flag Football http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#19cbb415-5016-4ff9-8be8-6cdc193a8268&crumbTitle=Regional+Flag+Football Interested in playing flag football against other schools? Here is your opportunity! On November 7-9 there is a Regional Flag Football Championship being held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. If you would like to be on the BVU Team please contact Luke Becker (beckerl@bvu.edu) or Trevor Berneking (bernekingt@bvu.edu). Registration has to be in by Friday, October 31. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 03:57:14 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#19cbb415-5016-4ff9-8be8-6cdc193a8268&crumbTitle=Regional+Flag+Football Deadline Approaching - Alumni Association Student Board (AASB) Open Positions http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#defd1802-4c93-4f73-92d9-2499b9308d1c&crumbTitle=Deadline+Approaching++-+Alumni+Association+Student+Board+%28AASB%29+Open+Positions Student leaders - AASB has two open positions (1 senior & 1 sophomore) and is now accepting applications. 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. 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 Monday, Oct. 20. 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! Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:57:39 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#defd1802-4c93-4f73-92d9-2499b9308d1c&crumbTitle=Deadline+Approaching++-+Alumni+Association+Student+Board+%28AASB%29+Open+Positions Pies For Sale http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f635f277-2344-4f76-96c9-598c322b85f9&crumbTitle=Pies+For+Sale It's that time of year again! BVATS will be selling Baker's Square Pies until the end of October. Pies will be delivered just in time for Thanksgiving. Order yours today! Plenty of students will be out asking. If you need someone sent to get your order, don't hesitate to e-mail me. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:29:12 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f635f277-2344-4f76-96c9-598c322b85f9&crumbTitle=Pies+For+Sale PINK EVENT AT SOCCER! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b4bed19e-c680-4ef2-8996-626e3661c62d&crumbTitle=PINK+EVENT+AT+SOCCER%21 PINK OUT EVENT! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25TH AT HOME SOCCER! Game times are at 4:30 (Women); 7:00 (Men) as BVU hosts Coe College. Beaver fans, buy a PINK SHIRT for only $10 to wear to the games! See the BVU W. Soccer Coaches (Sheena Van Roekel or Alison Myrtue) or any W. Soccer Player for a T-shirt order form. Deadline to order is Tuesday, Oct. 21st! ORDER YOUR SHIRT TODAY and help support breast cancer research! *Proceeds will go to the June E. Nylen Cancer Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Thanks in advance for your support! Coach Van Roekel Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:40:09 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b4bed19e-c680-4ef2-8996-626e3661c62d&crumbTitle=PINK+EVENT+AT+SOCCER%21 Gender-Neutral Restrooms Announced http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#80f1c121-7af4-4431-acb0-587948eef7f9&crumbTitle=Gender-Neutral+Restrooms+Announced In the next few weeks, four single-stalled restrooms will be relabeled gender-neutral in residence hall, academic and athletic facilities on the BVU campus. One will be located next to the Mailroom in the Forum, one in the Faculty and Staff entrance of the Fieldhouse, and two in the Pierce-White atrium. This change stems from listening to student needs expressed by Student Senate. A proposal was put forth and approved. In the future all new construction will include gender-neutral restroom considerations. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:52:44 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#80f1c121-7af4-4431-acb0-587948eef7f9&crumbTitle=Gender-Neutral+Restrooms+Announced Associate Professor of Finance http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#6ab0bcf7-698c-4836-81f6-ffb174e91cf5&crumbTitle=Associate+Professor+of+Finance Ride from Omaha to Storm Lake on October 21 If you happens to drive from Omaha to Storm Lake on October 21 (Tuesday), I look for a ride. Please e-mail to Lei Wen. I will pay for gas. Thank you. Lei Wen Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:29:47 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#6ab0bcf7-698c-4836-81f6-ffb174e91cf5&crumbTitle=Associate+Professor+of+Finance Water shut-off in DE http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9a2aa51f-f615-44de-9ce8-8be8325899fe&crumbTitle=Water+shut-off+in+DE The water will be shut off in Dixon Eilers on Tuesday, Oct 21 to replace the water meter. Work will begin at 8:00 AM. and should take approximately one hour to complete. All restrooms will be closed until the work is completed. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:28:48 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9a2aa51f-f615-44de-9ce8-8be8325899fe&crumbTitle=Water+shut-off+in+DE Seamless 2 Auditions http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#24857033-7167-46fb-a4aa-9b860acdf95f&crumbTitle=Seamless+2+Auditions KBVU is hosting Seamless 2, a showcase of musical talent, on November 14 at 7pm in the Underground. Audition for the show WEDNESDAY October 15, 22, and 29th in the KBVU radio station located in Lage. Auditions will be held from 5-6pm. If you can't make those times, contact Cassie at forscas@bvu.edu. Door prizes will be given out to the talent and a prize will go to the crowd favorite! Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:33:00 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#24857033-7167-46fb-a4aa-9b860acdf95f&crumbTitle=Seamless+2+Auditions Student Callers Needed for Phonathon http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#fdd97129-6eee-42c5-bdda-77cee61110ac&crumbTitle=Student+Callers+Needed+for+Phonathon Want to earn extra money? Like talking to people? BVU's Phonathon is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers from November 8 - 20 on the Storm Lake campus. Callers will strengthen their communication skills and build their resumes. Work study is not required. If you missed yesterday's information meeting, you are invited to the next one on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 4:30-5 p.m. in Siebens Forum Room 9. Or, contact Barbara Aiona for details. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:10:27 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#fdd97129-6eee-42c5-bdda-77cee61110ac&crumbTitle=Student+Callers+Needed+for+Phonathon Welcome Pre-Veterinary Society to Campus http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#424c7aa0-5fde-4c42-be45-287a94d8c86b&crumbTitle=Welcome+Pre-Veterinary+Society+to+Campus Congratulations to BVUs newest student organizations, Pre- Veterinary Society. The purpose of the Pre-Veterinary Society is to help inform students about the animal science/veterinary medicine fields, the process of applying to veterinary school, GRE prep, veterinary careers, and career exploration opportunities. The BVPV Society will also facilitate student-animal and student-veterinarian interactions to better expand animal handling and care techniques as well as grant a better understanding of what the profession really consists of. Finally the BVPB Society will fundraise to help better the quality of life and care for pets in Storm Lake and surrounding areas by fundraising for clinics, shelters, and humane societies. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 04:08:02 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#424c7aa0-5fde-4c42-be45-287a94d8c86b&crumbTitle=Welcome+Pre-Veterinary+Society+to+Campus Library Hours during Fall Break http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b4ac0211-8bcc-4a79-87a5-9b23a69fc870&crumbTitle=Library+Hours+during+Fall+Break The BVU Library will be open on Saturday, October 18 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Monday, October 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Our normal hours will begin on Tuesday, October 21. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:39:38 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b4ac0211-8bcc-4a79-87a5-9b23a69fc870&crumbTitle=Library+Hours+during+Fall+Break Thank you http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7e5c2996-aecc-424e-8a94-041a56da3c9f&crumbTitle=Thank+you My husband and I want to thank President Fred and Susan Moore and the BVU community for the beautiful flowers and congratulations we received after the birth of our daughter, Norah Elizabeth! -Stephanie Frank Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:39:03 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7e5c2996-aecc-424e-8a94-041a56da3c9f&crumbTitle=Thank+you Pumpkin Carving - OAC http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f1441eee-3491-4bce-8e8d-dff34a8da8ae&crumbTitle=Pumpkin+Carving+-+OAC OAC will be hosting a pumpkin carving contest on October 23rd from 3-5 pm at Central Campus (where Johnny Holm performs). There will be snacks, pumpkins, and carving tools provided. Come on down and try to win first prize. If you are sure you'd like to compete, dropping an e-mail (oac@bvu.edu) our way would be much appreciated so we can ensure we have enough pumpkins. Thanks! Also make sure to like Outdoor Adventure Club on facebook and twitter to keep up to date with all our events! https://www.facebook.com/pages/BVU-Outdoor-Adventure- Club/228963313829513?ref=bookmarks @BVUOAC Outdoor Adventure Club Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:48:55 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f1441eee-3491-4bce-8e8d-dff34a8da8ae&crumbTitle=Pumpkin+Carving+-+OAC Midnight Basketball & Volleyball http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bcc77840-3972-4128-bf67-5e439091b058&crumbTitle=Midnight+Basketball+%26+Volleyball If you and your friends are trying to find something fun to do in the evenings, look no further! Midnight Basketball and volleyball registration is open with coed, men's and women's leagues available. Go to IMLeagues.com to sign up, basketball starts Wednesday October 22 with volleyball starting on Tuesday, October 28! #getinvolved Mon, 13 Oct 2014 03:04:03 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bcc77840-3972-4128-bf67-5e439091b058&crumbTitle=Midnight+Basketball+%26+Volleyball BEAVER YOUTH DAY AT BVU! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bd795123-af6e-4004-bfe8-914e8b6a03a0&crumbTitle=BEAVER+YOUTH+DAY+AT+BVU%21 Buena Vista University Athletics will be hosting Beaver Youth Day this Saturday, October 18th at the BVU football game! All students through 8th grade who attend the game with a supervising adult will be admitted FREE! Upon entering the gate, kids will receive a BVU water bottle, FREE popcorn at the concessions stand, get FREE Beaver face tattoos and enter for door prizes! All door prizes will be drawn during the first half of the football game. Beaver fans, make plans now to come to the home BV football game this Saturday, October 18th and bring some kids along to root the Beavers to a victory over Luther College! Kick-off is at 1:00 p.m.! Ticket gates open at noon, so come early and have fun at the Beaver football game on Saturday, October 18th! Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:36:57 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bd795123-af6e-4004-bfe8-914e8b6a03a0&crumbTitle=BEAVER+YOUTH+DAY+AT+BVU%21 Campus Trick or Treating http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#0a3f750a-a44f-479b-9a6d-ef376b75f0e7&crumbTitle=Campus+Trick+or+Treating The office of Residence Life, Campus Ministry, and the BVU Football team will once again sponsor Trick-or-Treat Night for children K-4. This year the event takes place on Tuesday, October 28, from 6:00-7:00pm. Parents are asked to bring their K-4 trick or treaters to the Dows Conference Center in the Forum to register. The children will be met by members of the BVU Football team who will escort them through Pierce-White Halls for Halloween candy. For more information contact Dr. Dijon DeLaPorte, Director of Residence Life, at the Buena Vista University Office for Student Affairs at 712-749-2123. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:22:29 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#0a3f750a-a44f-479b-9a6d-ef376b75f0e7&crumbTitle=Campus+Trick+or+Treating Humans vs Zombies 2014 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7e634515-4755-4f41-8f96-8f842253b30c&crumbTitle=Humans+vs+Zombies+2014 Sign up at http://www.hvzsource.com/bvu/. HvZ is a continuous game of tag that lasts the entire weekend. All players start as human, trying to survive the weekend and complete missions. Over 500 dollars in prizes including Nerf blasters and bags of candy. We are trying to make this the biggest game ever! Try something new! We love to have freshman play. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:16:22 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#7e634515-4755-4f41-8f96-8f842253b30c&crumbTitle=Humans+vs+Zombies+2014 FERPA Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#54cd233b-404c-4176-a3d6-57c88c21a8bc&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training Gary Armstrong, General Counsel for BVU, will be on campus on Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 to present the FERPA policy during the following times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, & 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Each session will be located in Hansen 8. If a faculty or staff member would like a copy of the policy for themselves, we recommend they bring either their laptop or Ipad to view the policy on Roles, during the presentation, as HR will not be providing printed copies this year. One of the presentation will be recorded and then posted on Roles for all that are unable to attend, and those located at other locations. An announcement will be made in the BVU News when the video is posted on Roles. Please contact Human Resources with any questions. Thank you. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:55:44 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#54cd233b-404c-4176-a3d6-57c88c21a8bc&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training Stress Relief http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1625c22b-c157-4d1e-9206-aed5b065d5d8&crumbTitle=Stress+Relief Need some stress relief from mid-term week? Set up an appointment for the massage chair in the nurses' office in the basement of the Fieldhouse. Also, join our yoga classes from 7:30-8:00 p.m. Monday/Thursday in the Wellness Room in the basement of the Fieldhouse. Both are FREE services to the BVU community. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:39:51 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1625c22b-c157-4d1e-9206-aed5b065d5d8&crumbTitle=Stress+Relief Group Fitness Classes http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#66fb55d4-edf6-4105-a1a3-cda1f06b165d&crumbTitle=Group+Fitness+Classes Come join us group fitness classes FREE to students, faculty, and staff. All classes will begin in The Wellness Room in the basement of the Fieldhouse across from the locker rooms. 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. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 06:08:14 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#66fb55d4-edf6-4105-a1a3-cda1f06b165d&crumbTitle=Group+Fitness+Classes ACES - Daren Kamali, South Pacific Performance Poetry http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c4d070e4-4245-4aec-a0c2-89441c731ce7&crumbTitle=ACES+-+Daren+Kamali%2C+South+Pacific+Performance+Poetry Everybody is invited to Daren Kamali's South Pacific poetry presentation at The Underground at 7pm this Tuesday, October 14. A Fijian-New Zealand poet, musician, artist, and teacher, Kamali will present stories, chants, rap, melodies, and spoken word poetry expressing his belongingness, love and gratitude to Fiji, Pasifika, and Aotearoa New Zealand. Snacks and Scholarly ACES credit provided. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:07:23 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c4d070e4-4245-4aec-a0c2-89441c731ce7&crumbTitle=ACES+-+Daren+Kamali%2C+South+Pacific+Performance+Poetry ENGL 220 Intro to Literature is a new gen ed class for Spring http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8ce6af4b-b327-4435-9a5a-7f4075ca79b4&crumbTitle=ENGL+220+Intro+to+Literature+is+a+new+gen+ed+class+for+Spring Students wanting to explore the wonderful worlds of short story, poetry, drama, and novel are invited to register for this new gen ed humanities class, Introduction to Literature, offered in Spring. Enjoy a rich sampling of authors contemporary and classic from around the planet, and discover how, as poet Muriel Rukeyser wrote, "the universe is made of stories, not of atoms." This is no longer an ancient classics course. Contact Dr. Matthew Packer for more info. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 07:55:48 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8ce6af4b-b327-4435-9a5a-7f4075ca79b4&crumbTitle=ENGL+220+Intro+to+Literature+is+a+new+gen+ed+class+for+Spring A Conversation with the Court http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a4394e29-83a2-455d-9a54-35af2ecd9c25&crumbTitle=A+Conversation+with+the+Court All BVU students are invited to a roundtable discussion with Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins on Thursday, October 16th, at 11:00 a.m. in ESSC 210. Justice Wiggins will talk with the BVU community about the work of the Court, the role of the judiciary in a democratic society, and respond to questions prepared by students and faculty. Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:03:09 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a4394e29-83a2-455d-9a54-35af2ecd9c25&crumbTitle=A+Conversation+with+the+Court Helping Hands 10 Hour Challenge http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d50aa382-f5be-49ea-b9f2-bade1eb95acc&crumbTitle=Helping+Hands+10+Hour+Challenge This year Student M.O.V.E will be hosting the "Help Hands 10 Hour Challenge." This challenge is open to any faculty or staff member and student. Participants must complete 10 hours of service prior to Buenafication day and will be recognized at Opening Ceremonies the morning of. If you are interested please contact Sloane Morrow morrslo@bvu.edu to sign up and to receive more information on logging hours through Give Pulse at www.givepulse.com. Happy Serving! Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:54:49 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d50aa382-f5be-49ea-b9f2-bade1eb95acc&crumbTitle=Helping+Hands+10+Hour+Challenge Student Callers Needed for Phonathon http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#89853e3c-dac7-428e-87a0-1a52259fc318&crumbTitle=Student+Callers+Needed+for+Phonathon Want to earn extra money? Like talking to people? Phonathon program is looking for friendly, dependable, detail-oriented students to be callers from November 8 - 20 on the Storm Lake campus. Callers will strengthen their communication skills and build their resumes. Work study is not required. Attend an information meeting on Oct. 15 from 7:30-8 pm in Siebens Forum Room 9 or you may contact Barbara Aiona for details. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:39:37 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#89853e3c-dac7-428e-87a0-1a52259fc318&crumbTitle=Student+Callers+Needed+for+Phonathon Phonathon is hiring student supervisors http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9237428f-6cb1-433b-bb63-842fb8eb0849&crumbTitle=Phonathon+is+hiring+student+supervisors BVU’s Phonathon is looking for student supervisors to lead and manage its spring 2015 campaign. Hiring is starting now so that supervisors are selected in time for training in November. This is a great opportunity for students to gain paid supervisory experience and help make leadership decisions. Requirements include: experience as a Phonathon caller or a similar phone/customer service position; strong communication skills; ability to positively motivate callers and be a team player; and proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word. For more information and an application, contact Barbara Aiona (aionab@bvu.edu). Application deadline is October 15. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:37:36 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#9237428f-6cb1-433b-bb63-842fb8eb0849&crumbTitle=Phonathon+is+hiring+student+supervisors Student Payroll Cutoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a93353dd-e0bf-42a4-bea4-abd32b359591&crumbTitle=Student+Payroll+Cutoff Monday, October 13th 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. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:12:21 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a93353dd-e0bf-42a4-bea4-abd32b359591&crumbTitle=Student+Payroll+Cutoff Seamless 2 Auditions http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a14bae8b-3879-4933-8685-545c397d4c1e&crumbTitle=Seamless+2+Auditions Do you have a musical talent to show off?! KBVU will be hosting Seamless 2, the second annual musical talent showcase! Auditions will be WEDNESDAY October 15,22, and 29 from 5pm-6pm in the KBVU radio station located in Lage. Auditions are open to students, faculty, and staff. If you can't make auditions, contact Cassie at forscas@bvu.edu Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:12:27 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a14bae8b-3879-4933-8685-545c397d4c1e&crumbTitle=Seamless+2+Auditions Campus Trick or Treating http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#696bd5a9-5457-41e4-9a34-fafa2dd1739a&crumbTitle=Campus+Trick+or+Treating The office of Residence Life, Campus Ministry, and the BVU Football team will once again sponsor Trick-or-Treat Night for children K-4. This year the event takes place on Tuesday, October 28, from 6:00-7:00pm. Parents are asked to bring their K-4 trick or treaters to the Dows Conference Center in the Forum to register. The children will be met by members of the BVU Football team who will escort them through Pierce-White Halls for Halloween candy. For more information contact Dr. Dijon DeLaPorte, Director of Residence Life, at the Buena Vista University Office for Student Affairs at 712-749-2123. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 02:38:15 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#696bd5a9-5457-41e4-9a34-fafa2dd1739a&crumbTitle=Campus+Trick+or+Treating GRE Prep Course http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f215a5b2-93a8-473c-b793-03db0a125b57&crumbTitle=GRE+Prep+Course If you are planning to take the GRE any time in the next 12 months, consider joining the GRE Prep class offered in the spring. This one-credit, Pass/Fail class meets each Tuesday from 11:00am - 11:50am and simply organizes your studying. We do practice problems each week and learn about strategies for acing the test. NOTE: This year the course can be found under SOCI 150: Topics GRE Preparation. - Dr. McNabb Thu, 9 Oct 2014 02:06:32 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f215a5b2-93a8-473c-b793-03db0a125b57&crumbTitle=GRE+Prep+Course FERPA Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8aeddb3a-39bd-49c4-8ff0-2a3dbc378e1d&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training Gary Armstrong, General Counsel for BVU, will be on campus on Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 to present the FERPA policy during the following times: 10:00 am – 11:00 am, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, & 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Each session will be located in Hansen 8. If a faculty or staff member would like a copy of the policy for themselves, we recommend they bring either their laptop or Ipad to view the policy on Roles, during the presentation, as HR will not be providing printed copies this year. One of the presentation will be recorded and then posted on Roles for all that are unable to attend, and those located at other locations. An announcement will be made in the BVU News when the video is posted on Roles. Please contact Human Resources with any questions. Thank you. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 09:45:19 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8aeddb3a-39bd-49c4-8ff0-2a3dbc378e1d&crumbTitle=FERPA+Training Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#fd351b3c-3aee-418b-87c1-d6c854c776f4&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Monica Welander is now the Academic Program Development Manager- Lakes & Prairies. Monica previously served as the Education Coordinator/ Advisor- Lakes & Prairies. Join us in congratulating Monica on her new position. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:32:50 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#fd351b3c-3aee-418b-87c1-d6c854c776f4&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#40b93ae0-425e-43b1-ab4e-66bc0e606873&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Jason Sholty's last day at BVU was October 2nd. We wish Jason well in his future endeavors! Thu, 9 Oct 2014 08:28:20 CDT http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#40b93ae0-425e-43b1-ab4e-66bc0e606873&crumbTitle=Employee+Update