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Career Connect, sponsored by the Office of Career & Personal Development, is an opportunity for students to visit with employers about hiring, internships, their company or organization, and ask questions. Some of the employers who plan to be at the Career Connect event are Wells Enterprises, KTIV, Wiebers Fitness, Iowa Division of Banking, Parker Historical Society of Clay County, and many more.  Career Connect takes place March 10 from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Dows Conference Center.

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.

STUDENTS-CHECK YOUR RIDE FOR FREE!
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. 

Join us for Family Weekend April 24-26th 
Check out this link for a full schedule of events.
https://www.bvu.edu/familyweekend/

Parents of graduating seniors:   We are proud of the accomplishments of your soon-to-be graduate, as I am sure you are. Commencement will be Saturday, May 23:

Baccalaureate: 10:30 a.m., Schaller Memorial Chapel
Procession through Victory Arch: 2:15 p.m.
Commencement: 2:30 p.m., Siebens Fieldhouse
In preparation for the May 23 Commencement ceremonies at our Storm Lake campus, you may find all the information for this day located on our commencement web page:  http://www.bvu.edu/about/commencement/index.dot.  If you have any additional questions, please contact Melissa Richter at richterm@bvu.edu or call 712-749-2243.

Student Recognition Dinner
The offices of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs join together each spring to recognize our outstanding student achievements in academic and leadership roles. The Student Recognition Dinner will be held Saturday, April 25, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Dows Grand Ballroom.  Electronic invitations will be sent to qualifying students by mid-March.  Parents of students being honored will receive invitations via U.S. Mail during the third week of March. The Recognition Dinner concludes in ample time for attendees to enjoy the spring theatre production if they so choose.

BVU’s School of Business Hosting the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program on Campus
This service includes free preparation and e-filing of 2014 federal and state income tax returns for people with household income of $59,000 or less. The clinic is open to qualifying faculty, staff and students as well as others in Storm Lake or neighboring communities. Clinics will be held in the School of Business on Wednesdays from 2 – 6 p.m. from Jan. 28 through Apr. 8 (closed Mar. 25) and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Feb. 7 and Mar. 7. The site offers convenient drop-off service. At your appointment, you will complete an intake form, drop off your tax documents and speak with a tax preparer. Then at an agreed upon later date, you may stop back to review and pick up your completed return. Appointments are required. Please call Cindy in the School of Business at 749-2410 to schedule an appointment. 

AWOL SPRING BREAK TRIPS
Click on Upcoming Travel Opportunities on this page for more information about the AWOL Spring Break trips for March 2015.  Great service opportunities!!

Sign up for the Beaver Athletics Weekly
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

ACADEMIC CALENDAR
For a complete list of events and deadlines throughout the 2014-2015 academic year, you can access the Academic Calendar at www.bvu.edu/academics

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