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Network and Server Maintenance on Friday, September 19th

General Announcements

Posted September 15, 2014

On Friday, September 19th, 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.
- Scott Wunschel - Information Services


Student Payroll Cutoff

Human Resources

Posted September 15, 2014

Monday, September 15th 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 Melissa at ext. 2049.
- Human Resources


Faculty/ Staff Payroll Cutoff

Human Resources

Posted September 15, 2014

Monday, September 15th is the faculty/staff payroll cut-off for the range of dates of 8/11/14 to 9/14/14. Please have your timecard approved by noon and make sure there are no purple times. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa at x2049. Thank you.
- Human Resources


Constitution Day PAT Chat

General Announcements

Posted September 14, 2014

What is your favorite amendment? If you had to live without one, which one would you give up and why? Come and join Phi Alpha Theta History Club for an informal discussion on the American Constitution. Pizza will be provided. RSVP to Mariana Ramirez at ramiirm@bvu.edu by 11 am on Wednesday to reserve your spot.
- Mariana Ramirez


Dean's Open Forum

General Announcements

Posted September 14, 2014

We want to hear from students on any issues or concerns they have about any topic relating to Student Affairs. Dale Scully, Mark Kirkholm and Ashley Farmer-Hanson will be holding open forums in the Residence Halls. The first one will be held in Briscoe 1 this Wednesday, September 17th at 9:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there.
- Mark Kirkholm


Adjunct Faculty Conference

General Announcements

Posted September 12, 2014

Subject: Adjunct Faculty Development Conference Storm Lake faculty and staff are cordially invited to participate in the annual Adjunct Faculty Development Conference sponsored by Graduate & Professional Studies on October 24-25. The conference kicks off with a reception and dinner on Friday evening with Samantha Duhn as the keynote speaker. To register for the dinner/keynote on Friday and/or Saturday breakfast and lunch, please go to the conference website located at http://www.bvu.edu/conference/. There you can also see the breakout sessions that are being offered. You are welcome to attend the breakout sessions on Saturday. Hope to see you there!
- Patti Demers


Alyssa Grigsby wins Conference Scholarship

Good News

Posted September 11, 2014

Congratulations to Alyssa Grigsby, Digital Resources and Technical Services Librarian, who was awarded a scholarship to attend the 2014 Iowa Library Association Annual conference in Cedar Rapids in October. This scholarship is awarded each year to a new academic librarian in the state by the Iowa chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ILA/ACRL).
- Jodie Morin


Student One Act Play Auditions

General Announcements

Posted September 11, 2014

The Fundamentals of Directing class will hold auditions for their one-act plays on October 12 and 13 at 9 p.m. in DE 209. Auditions are open to ALL students, faculty and staff. No experience is necessary, and actors need not prepare an audition in advance; readings will be available at the auditions. Seven plays will be cast with many interesting roles available. For more information, contact Claire Boston, Nicole Boysen, Stephen Condon, Austin Delp, Emily Johnson, Kailie Liggett, Matt Schulz, or Dr. Bethany Larson.
- Bethany Larson


BV Buddies

General Announcements

Posted September 11, 2014

Students, do you want to have a positive impact on a young persons life? If so sign up and become a mentor. For more information or to pick up a BV Buddies application please stop and see Jessica Henrichs in the GSLC. Application are due September 23rd.
- Jessica Henrichs


MIS Dance

General Announcements

Posted September 11, 2014

MIS will be hosting the first dance party of the year on Friday, September 12th in the Underground. The event starts at 9:00 pm and will end at 12 am. Everyone is invited, so grab your closest friends, acquaintances, roommates, or floor mates and come party with us!
- Kelsey Lange


Professional Portraits for Faculty & Staff

General Announcements

Posted September 11, 2014

Professional portraits will be offered to faculty and staff on Tuesday, Sept. 16, from Noon-1:30 p.m. in Forum Room 5. This service is free to faculty and staff. The session is come-and-go; no appointments. Your photo will be kept on file in University Marketing & Communications and you will receive a digital file via email. Please contact Hannah Campbell with questions.
- Hannah Campbell


Student Payroll Cutoff

Human Resources

Posted September 11, 2014

Monday, September 15th 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.
- Emily Sauter


Faculty/Staff Payroll Cutoff

Human Resources

Posted September 11, 2014

Monday, September 15th is the faculty/staff payroll cut-off for the range of dates of 8/11/14 to 9/14/14. 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.
- Emily Sauter


Information Desk Coordinator

Human Resources

Posted September 10, 2014

Buena Vista University currently has an opening for an Information Desk Coordinator. This individual reports to Event Services and is responsible for the daily operations of the information desk with a good working knowledge of current and upcoming events. This position requires a team player who is detail-orientated with exceptional customer service skills and can work well with students, staff, faculty and the public. Responsibilities include receptionist duties answering and transferring all incoming calls through the University’s main telephone switchboard, giving out campus directions, handling gift/flower deliveries and welcoming guests to the Harold Walter Siebens Forum and Buena Vista University. Occasional nights and weekends are required for special events. 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
- Human Resources


Manager of Donor Relations

Human Resources

Posted September 10, 2014

The Manager of Donor Relations is responsible for the design, organization, implementation, and management of a comprehensive donor stewardship program. Duties include writing impact reports for individual donors, stories for various publications and ensuring that donor funds are deployed as specified. There is extensive interaction with other offices to coordinate donor funds, in addition to interaction with donors and recipients of the various funds. Exceptional written and verbal communication ability, strong organizational and technology skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously are required. Bachelor’s Degree plus three years of work experience with demonstrated success in fundraising, volunteer management, public relations, communications, marketing, and/or sales 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
- Human Resources


AmeriCorps Recruitment

General Announcements

Posted September 10, 2014

The Iowa College AmeriCorps Program is recruiting members to volunteer 300 or 450 hours of service throughout the school year! Students learn to build capacity in their community through direct service, training, research, and fundraising. Members also receive an educational award at the end of their term. Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QPDC5DL to apply.
- Zach Ahrens


NFL Pig Skin Pick Em's

General Announcements

Posted September 10, 2014

Good Afternoon! If you like NFL Football this will be right up your ally. We are starting a Pig Skin Pick Em's league with the top five after the regular season winning a BVU IM T-Shirt. Please go to the following link to sign up and get started: https://www.bvu.edu/dotAsset/6142564e-938b-4dfe-9696- 551d109b7b96.pdf Play starts this week so get your picks submitted for the week!
- Trevor Berneking


Making appointments in the CAE

General Announcements

Posted September 10, 2014

If you are having problems logging on to AccuTrack to make an appointment with a tutor in the CAE, please see Theresa Melohn or Donna Musel. The changes with Jenzabar prevented some students from being added to the system. It's a quick fix if you just stop by the CAE, located behind 2fix.
- Donna Musel


Open House for our New Massage Chair

General Announcements

Posted September 10, 2014

The office of Health Services and Wellness would like to invite you to stop down on Thursday, Sept. 18 anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to see our new massage chair that is now available! Come down to find out the benefits of massage and relaxation. We will be having cupcakes, door prizes and giveaways! We are located in the Siebens Fieldhouse lower level adjacent to the pool (L25). Hope to see you there!
- Health Services & Wellness


Blood Drive Sign-up

General Announcements

Posted September 10, 2014

LifeServe Blood Bank will be having a Blood Drive Sign-up on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 11-1 next to the servery. Show your school spirit by donating blood! BVU is competing against Simpson and Central in a "Blood Battle"! WE NEED YOU to participate by donating blood so that we can beat our rivals! Let's keep the "Traveling Trophy" for winning last year for having the highest percentage and new donors! Represent BVU-Give Blood!
- Health Services & Wellness


South Africa May/June 2015 Informational Meeting

General Announcements

Posted September 10, 2014

Visit a Zulu Village! See rhinos, elephants, zebras, and giraffes while driving through Hluhluwe, Umfolozi, Itala, and Kruger Game Reserves. $5800 all-inclusive: air and ground transportation, lodging, food, entrance to all game parks, etc. Come to the FINAL informational meeting about the 2015 May/June TRIP OF A LIFETIME TO SOUTH AFRICA with Dr. Lampe, Mark Kirkholm, and Dr. Coogan. We will review the cost, itinerary, and any other questions you may have. Join us at 8 pm, Wednesday, September 17 in Science Room 126! Questions? Email coogan@bvu.edu or kirkholmm@bvu.edu or lamper@bvu.edu
- Dr. Melinda Coogan


School of Business Internship Orientation Meeting

General Announcements

Posted September 9, 2014

The School of Business Internship Orientation Meeting has been scheduled for 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 17 in FM4. If you hope to complete an internship for credit during January or in the Spring semester you'll want to attend this meeting. You'll learn about the requirements for receiving credit for an internship and discuss opportunities for networking your way into a quality internship experience. Please contact Scott Anderson in the School of Business if you have questions.
- Scott Anderson


Weight Watchers at Work!

General Announcements

Posted September 9, 2014

Weight Watchers at Work! Just ask one of the 20 participants who started the Weight Watchers (WW) at Work program last May 5, 2014 at BVU and they will tell you that as a combined group they have lost a whopping #257. If that isn’t enough motivation to join here is more information. This time around all BVU employees and their dependents, covered under BVU’s BCBS Alliance Select insurance, will receive a 30% subsidy towards the membership fee. BUT WAIT THAT’S NOT ALL… if we get the 20 participants required for a 17-week series, everyone will get 2 free weeks so that would be 19 weeks and it is an additional $9 off the regular price plus free eTools! Regular rate is $186, but with 20 participants the BVU rate is now just $121! BVU will even do payroll deduct to make paying simple and easy over three months. First meeting could be as soon as the next Monday September 15th. We already have a possible 15 people committed to sign up… please don’t wait, e-mail laursent@bvu.edu if interested TODAY! NEED MORE INSPIRATION? Here is what a Weight Watchers at Work program can provide you! Motivation, inspiration and support — right where you work! Meetings held right at your workplace can create an easy-to-access, supportive environment, which can help you reach your weight-loss goals. That’s why we’re bringing Weight Watchers® meetings to you, so you can attend and stay inspired and motivated despite your busy schedule. • Practical guidance from an experienced Leader who has lost weight with Weight Watchers • Weekly meetings that fit perfectly into the busy workday • Advantages of group support with coworkers who understand the workplace environment best • Meetings that work for both men and women • Each weigh-in is confidential • Weight Watchers eTools, the Internet weight-loss companion to meetings
- Health Services & Wellness


Missing Keys!

General Announcements

Posted September 8, 2014

MISSING: Keychain with owl print on it. Has multiple keys on it including car key, blue key, and a Hello Kitty key. Please msg me if found. REWARD: Juanitas burrito. Thanks!
- Mayra Lopez


Boater Safety Clinic

General Announcements

Posted September 8, 2014

We will be conducting a Boater Safety Clinic on Friday, September 12 at 7:15 pm down by the Recreation House! The class will instruct you on how to safely use a canoe and kayak. In order to use the canoes and kayaks at BVU you must go through the Boater Safety Clinic. With question please email Director of Recreation Services, Trevor Berneking at bernekingt@bvu.edu.
- Trevor Berneking


Des Moines River Trip

General Announcements

Posted September 8, 2014

EDIT* Greetings Adventurer's! Are you ready to get off campus for some camping, hiking, canoeing, and good food? Well ALPS has got the trip for you! On September 19th and 20th we are taking a trip to Seven Oaks Recreation Area in Boone, IA. for camping and adventuring. On Saturday we will head down the road to Seven Oaks Recreation Area for a 2-4 hour canoe and kayak float, with a free lunch at Hickory Park Restaurant in Ames! We will leave campus at 3:00 on Friday the 19th, and return around 5:00 Saturday evening. To reserve your spot email alps@bvu.edu. The trip will be $12 per student and cover costs of camping, floating, and all food. We only have 12 spots available, so sign up fast!
- Molly Williams


Des Moines River Trip

General Announcements

Posted September 8, 2014

Greetings Adventurer's! Are you ready to get off campus for some camping, hiking, canoeing, and good food? Well ALPS has got the trip for you! On September 12th and 13th we are taking a trip to Seven Oaks Recreation Area in Boone, IA. for camping and adventuring. On Saturday we will head down the road to Seven Oaks Recreation Area for a 2-4 hour canoe and kayak float, with a free lunch at Hickory Park Restaurant in Ames! We will leave campus at 3:00 on Friday the 19th, and return around 5:00 Saturday evening. To reserve your spot email alps@bvu.edu. The trip will be $12 per student and cover costs of camping, floating, and all food. We only have 12 spots available, so sign up fast!
- Molly Williams


Sign up for the Beaver Athletics Weekly

General Announcements

Posted September 8, 2014

The Beaver Athletics Weekly will keep you up-to-date on all of the latest Beaver Athletic events and results. Sign up today using the form at http://www.bvuathletics.com/fanzone/Beaver_Athletics_Weekly
- Steven Phelps


Group Fitness Classes

General Announcements

Posted September 8, 2014

Come join us beginning next week on September 15 for fitness classes FREE to students, faculty, and staff. A variety of fitness classes will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays. All classes will begin in The Wellness Room in the basement of the Fieldhouse across from the locker rooms. Monday’s schedule: Bootcamp 6:15-7:00 a.m., Cardio Blast 5:15-6:00 p.m., Body Shaping, 7:00-7:30 p.m., 7:30-8:00 p.m. Yoga. Wednesday’s schedule: Bootcamp 6:15-7:00 a.m., Body Shaping 5:15- 6:00 p.m., Cardio Blast, 7:00-7:30 p.m., 7:30-8:00 p.m. Yoga. Body Shaping: Shape your body with this full body strength workout for all fitness levels. Class design will vary in order to keep your body guessing. Learn how to use all kinds of equipment including: dumbbells, tubes, and weight room machines. Bootcamp: Start your day off right with a total body workout that includes a combination of cardio, strength, and agility. Exercises and technique will be given, and then you can choose your pace and modification. Cardio Blast: Get your cardio in with this calorie-blasting, energizing workout. Many styles of workouts and exercises will be utilized each class to get your heart pumping and your body moving. Yoga: Come enjoy the basic principles of yoga. Feel complete with a series of poses and stretches in order to develop flexibility, balance, core strength, and relaxation. Feel stress free and relaxed when you leave this class. If you have any questions or would like more information including class location, class designs, or class times, please email Lesa Turnquist at turnles@bvu.edu or Tami Laursen at laursent@bvu.edu.
- Lesa Turnquist


Online Academic & Program Development Manager

Human Resources

Posted September 8, 2014

The Online Academic & Program Development Manager is responsible for the overall operations of the Online Program and working with BVU constituents to continually review and develop online course offerings and support new initiatives. Administer the development, maintenance, and assessment of online student recruitment, retention and support for online programs. Coordinate the hiring, orientation and evaluation of faculty for online courses. Master’s Degree with three to five years’ experience in higher education strongly preferred; appropriate combination of education and experience considered. Experience with Instructional Design and/or Technology support for higher education faculty 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
- Human Resources


Devising Democracy Interim 2014 travel course

General Announcements

Posted September 8, 2014

Question: What do theater and the democratic ideal of 'freedom' have in common? Answer: an innovative course offered this Interim called Devising Democracy. In this course students will collaborate on all aspects of creating original performance organically using the freedoms (and their challenges) associated with the foundation of our American democracy--religion, speech, press, assembly and petition--as our jumping off place. This course also includes a travel component. Students will travel to the American College Theater Festival in Minneapolis, MN. Interested? Please attend one of two informational sessions: Wednesday, September 10 at 7:00 PM and Thursday, Sept. 18 at 11:00 AM in Forum Room 3 to learn more. Contact Dr. Bethany Larson (larson@bvu.edu) or Dr. Andrea Frantz (frantz@bvu.edu) with questions.
- Dr. Andrea Frantz


Fitness Classes Schedule

General Announcements

Posted September 7, 2014

Come join us beginning next week on September 15 for fitness classes FREE to students, faculty, and staff. A variety of fitness classes will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays. All classes will begin in The Wellness Room in the basement of the Fieldhouse across from the locker rooms. Monday’s schedule: Bootcamp 6:15-7:00 a.m., Cardio Blast 5:15-6:00 p.m., Body Shaping, 7:00-7:30 p.m., 7:30-8:00 p.m. Yoga. Wednesday’s schedule: Bootcamp 6:15-7:00 a.m., Body Shaping 5:15- 6:00 p.m., Cardio Blast, 7:00-7:30 p.m., 7:30-8:00 p.m. Yoga. Body Shaping: Shape your body with this full body strength workout for all fitness levels. Class design will vary in order to keep your body guessing. Learn how to use all kinds of equipment including: dumbbells, tubes, and weight room machines. Bootcamp: Start your day off right with a total body workout that includes a combination of cardio, strength, and agility. Exercises and technique will be given, and then you can choose your pace and modification. Cardio Blast: Get your cardio in with this calorie-blasting, energizing workout. Many styles of workouts and exercises will be utilized each class to get your heart pumping and your body moving. Yoga: Come enjoy the basic principles of yoga. Feel complete with a series of poses and stretches in order to develop flexibility, balance, core strength, and relaxation. Feel stress free and relaxed when you leave this class. If you have any questions or would like more information including class location, class designs, or class times, please email Lesa Turnquist at turnles@bvu.edu or Tami Laursen at laursent@bvu.edu.
- Lesa Turnquist


The Henry Olson and Ed Bock International Travel Stipends Deadline for Applications: September 11, 2014

General Announcements

Posted September 5, 2014

The Henry Olson and Ed Bock International Travel Stipends are intended to enhance, broaden, and deepen the educational experience at Buena Vista University. The intent of the Stipend is to allow as many students as possible to travel abroad on University-sponsored trips, especially during January Interim. The Stipend should help prepare students for leadership and service in a global society.  Stipends will be $500 each.  Applicants for the Stipend must submit 2 (two) paper copies of a 500 word essay (see Application form) as well as the Stipend Application form. The essay will be judged in a double blind evaluation process by faculty and staff.  Applications and essays must be submitted by 5:00pm on September 11, 2014 to Dr. Bartholomew-Feis, campus box 2929. Essays may not be emailed.  Each Buena Vista University student is eligible to receive only one International Travel Stipend.  Stipends are intended for international travel only. Trips within the United States and US territories are excluded from eligibility.  Students must be in good academic standing.  Stipends are intended to be used for Buena Vista University-sponsored trips or trips organized by other institutions approved in advance for academic credit.  Stipends are for full-time, degree-seeking students doing their first international travel for college academic credit.  Successful students will write a thank you note to the donor who makes this stipend possible. Applications for the Stipends are located on the web at: https://bvu.edu/bv/academic-resources/bvu-awards-stipends.dot
- Dixee Bartholomew-Feis


Praise and Worship Team

General Announcements

Posted September 5, 2014

The BVU Praise and Worship Team is seeking out individuals who might be interested in playing the drums (acoustic set or electric set) for weekly Chapel. Practice for Worship Team occurs Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Please contact Charlie Webster, Sarah Moeller or Brady Haye if you might have an interest. Thank you.
- Ken Meissner


TIAA Cref Counseling Sessions

Human Resources

Posted September 5, 2014

Individual Counseling Sessions are available to you 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. Michelle will be on campus Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The meetings will be in Library Study Room #4. 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).
- Human Resources


BVU Dance Team

General Announcements

Posted September 5, 2014

Join the BVU Dance Team! We compete at state in Des Moines and at halftime during home basketball games. Our dance styles include: pom, jazz, hip-hop, and other common styles. If you're interested, contact Head Coach Kat Franken at franken@bvu.edu. Previous dance experience is preferred.
- Lesa Turnquist


Canvas Instructor Training Recording

General Announcements

Posted September 5, 2014

Did you miss the Canvas Learning Management System training on Friday, August 8th? No problem, the recording is available online! Simply go to https://learncanvas.webex.com/learncanvas/lsr.php?RCID=69cb35de7d3b4698d5ad8427a56e2d4f for the streaming recording, or https://learncanvas.webex.com/learncanvas/ldr.php?RCID=e47d9394c97cf32a2e365a4da5b10c12 to download the recording. Please contact the TLTC if you have any questions.
- TLTC


Pick-up Soccer!

General Announcements

Posted September 4, 2014

Come one, come all! If you are interested in playing pick-up soccer here on campus, we invite you to join us today, September 8, 2014, at 5:15 PM outside on the Forum Lawn. We welcome all experience levels as we're a rather hodgepodge bunch ourselves! Hope to see you there! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Craig Wagner at wagnerc@bvu.edu.
- Craig Wagner


Information Desk Coordinator

General Announcements

Posted September 4, 2014

The Information Desk is looking for Work Study students who would like to build their Customer Service skills and resume by working at the Information Desk. Are you good at answering the phone and would you enjoy helping students, faculty, and staff? If interested, please stop by the Information Desk with a work study contract. For more information call 712- 749-2400, or e-mail Lisa at meusburgerl@bvu.edu. A work study contract is a requirement for this position.
- Lisa Meusburger


Kayak Instruction - Chuck Stark

General Announcements

Posted September 4, 2014

Adventure seeker and Storm Lake native, Chuck Stark, will be on campus sharing his story of exploring the world on foot and in a kayak on Thursday, September 11 and Friday, September 12. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a Kayak Instruction class from Chuck on Friday, September 12. There will be two sessions with a maximum of five participants per session. The first session is from 1:30- 4:00 pm and the second session is from 4:30-7:00 pm. The instruction will take place down by the Recreation House. The workshop will count as the one time boater safety clinic you need in order to check out the canoes and kayaks whenever you want. Please email Director of Recreation Services, Trevor Berneking (bernekingt@BVU.edu) to sign up for either clinic. Space is limited so sign up fast as it is first come, first serve.
- Trevor Berneking


HiPSO Bags Tournament

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

Kick off the football season by signing up for the HiPSO bags tournament. It will begin at 10:00 a.m. on the lawn behind Pierce/White on Saturday, September 6th before the first home football game. Sign up by emailing Lesa Turnquist at turnles@bvu.edu by TOMORROW. It will be teams of 2, and rules will be distributed before the tournament.
- Lesa Turnquist


AmeriCorps Recruitment

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

The Iowa College AmeriCorps Program is recruiting members to volunteer 300 or 450 hours of service throughout the school year! Students learn to build capacity in their community through direct service, training, research, and fundraising. Members also receive an educational award at the end of their term. Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QPDC5DL to apply.
- Zach Ahrens


Work Study Opportunity

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

Would you like to get paid to attend ACES events? Do you need some extra work study hours? We need students who would be willing to scan students in and out of ACES events. Stop by the Dean of Faculty Office DE 107 to see if this opportunity might work for you.
- Michelle Kenkel


Esprit De Corps

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

If you are outgoing and would love to give tours of campus and help with visit events you should stop by the Admissions Office and get an application for Esprit De Corps. Applications are due Friday September 5th by 5:00 pm. Ari, Kaylie, Kelsey
- Kelsey Blum


Nepal 2014-15: Student Led Civic Partnership Trip

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

In December 2014 and January 2015 students will be traveling to the Himalayan country Nepal to perform civic partnership work relevant to their majors. Placements are available in the fields of premed, pre-health, public health, English, education, and working with at risk youths. Other placements are available upon inquiry. Dates depend on placement and motivation. Total cost is estimated to be $3500, and we will work together to raise as much of the cost as possible. This is a student/self led trip working in association with The Mountain Volunteer organization, our families, friends, and extended communities in Storm Lake and in our hometowns. Students interested may attend an informational meeting Thursday evening at 8 p.m. in SSA 118, or contact Jonathan L. Ehrlich through email at ehrljon@bvu.edu. Hope to see you there.
- Jonathan L. Ehrlich


Pick-up Soccer!

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

Come one, come all! If you are interested in playing pick-up soccer here on campus, we invite you to join us on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 5:15 PM outside on the Forum Lawn. We welcome all experience levels as we're a rather hodgepodge bunch ourselves! Hope to see you there! If you have any questions, feel free to contact Craig Wagner at wagnerc@bvu.edu.
- Craig Wagner


BVU Welcome Chat

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

All new students (first-year and transfers) will be getting an invitation from a faculty or staff member for a Welcome Chat in the coffee shop. This is a way for us to welcome you to BVU and for you to meet a faculty or staff member in a social setting. Make sure you watch your outlook email for an invitation that says BVU Welcome Chat, reply right away, and then meet your chat host in the coffee shop for a free drink and great conversation. Don't miss out on this great BVU tradition.
- Mark Shea


BV Buddies Informational Meeting

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

Are you interested in becoming a mentor and making a difference? The BV Buddies Mentoring Program will be having an informational meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in Science Center room 126. An overview of the program along with an application help session will be provided. If you are interested in learning more please contact bvbuddies@bvu.edu
- Sloane Morrow


Interim 2015 Informational Meeting - Sports Marketing and Management - Phoenix, AZ

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

If you are interested in a career in sports business or if you are just interested in hanging out with sports executives in a warm climate, this is the trip for you. Field Experiences in Sports Marketing and Management is dedicated to giving you a real-world perspective toward working and making a living in this exciting industry. The experts we meet with act as mentors by answering your questions and offering their insights as you work to develop your own career strategy. Not only will you visit with executives at some of the nation's top sports teams, (Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Coyotes, and Arizona Cardinals) you will also visit a leading sport equipment manufacturer, a television network broadcaster, and other sport-related businesses. Meeting details: Wednesday, September 10, 3:00 PM, in Forum room 4. If you are interested in the trip but unable to attend the meeting please contact Joni Anderson (andersonjo@bvu.edu) or Scott Anderson (andersons@bvu.edu) in the School of Business.
- Scott Anderson


J-term Supervised Participation Info Meeting

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

If you are an education major wishing to complete your Supervised Participation during J-term this winter, please attend the meeting Tuesday, September 9 at 11:00 in Smith 103 to get details and application materials. If you can't attend the meeting, please stop in Smith 203C and visit with Pippa Fineran.
- Pippa Fineran


Flag Football Registration

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

Anyone ready for some football!!! If you are get your team signed up for the upcoming flag football leagues. The registration has been extended to Saturday, September 6 at 11:59 pm. There is a CoRec and Men's league so get your team together and sign up at IMLeagues.com! Play starts on Tuesday, September 9! If you have question please contact Resident Hall Director, Luke Becker at BeckerL@bvu.edu or Director of Recreation Services, Trevor Berneking at Bernekingt@bvu.edu.
- Trevor Berneking


BVU ID REQUIRED

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

BVU STUDENTS, FACULTY & STAFF!! Please be prepared to show your BVU ID at the pass gate to gain free admittance into home athletics events. The pass gate for football will be located at the far northwest corner of the stadium. Please do not assume our workers will know who you are...be prepared and have your ID out when you get to the pass gate. Faculty and Staff Members, we request that if you want immediate family members to get in free as well, they come through the pass gate WITH YOU at the same time. Thanks and GO BEAVERS!!
- Jennifer Thompson


Laundry

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

Residents of campus are encouraged to utilize the Laundry Alert system to check on the status of their clothing as well as submit a service request. Learn more about the system here: https://www.laundryalert.com/ Code: BVU999
- Dr. Dijon DeLaPorte, Director of Residence Life


Career & Personal Development Work Study Opportunity!

General Announcements

Posted September 3, 2014

Are you looking for some extra work study hours? Career & Personal Development has openings and would love to talk to you! Visit the Career & Personal Development Office to hear what they have to offer!
- Emily Gallagher