BVUNews Campus Announcements http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews/ Campus Announcements from Buena Vista University ACM Call of Duty Ghosts Tourney http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#013185ff-3864-4f08-b8b3-addc9a6c6966&crumbTitle=ACM+Call+of+Duty+Ghosts+Tourney http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#013185ff-3864-4f08-b8b3-addc9a6c6966&crumbTitle=ACM+Call+of+Duty+Ghosts+Tourney ACM is hosting a 4v4 Ghosts tournament at the beginning of May. Go to http://bit.ly/R9ci9w to register your team to be included in the bracket. The deadline to sign up your team is May 7th, at 5pm. Snacks will be provided. Prizes will be awarded to the winning teams. If you have any questions, contact Tyler Klobassa. The event will be held Friday, May 9th at 6pm in the Underground. Network and Server Maintenance on Friday, April 18th http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#05cd0294-e2b5-4af7-b682-793d547e6ebd&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+Friday%2C+April+18th http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#05cd0294-e2b5-4af7-b682-793d547e6ebd&crumbTitle=Network+and+Server+Maintenance+on+Friday%2C+April+18th On Friday, April 18th, 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. Thank you! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#987de510-b1bf-4899-8755-fdc5bbbc0dee&crumbTitle=Thank+you%21 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#987de510-b1bf-4899-8755-fdc5bbbc0dee&crumbTitle=Thank+you%21 Thank you to Dr. Fred and Susan Moore for the beautiful bouquet, the GPS staff for the wonderful plants, and Deb for the special stepping stone honoring the life of my father. He was a great man. Thank you to everyone in the BVU family for your caring words and thoughts. Student Senate Re-Vote and Results http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#81834f96-1859-4439-8c63-8ce52d1703b9&crumbTitle=Student+Senate+Re-Vote+and+Results http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#81834f96-1859-4439-8c63-8ce52d1703b9&crumbTitle=Student+Senate+Re-Vote+and+Results Thank you to those who cast their votes in the Student Senate Executive Board election last week. We are announcing our 2014-2015 Student Senate President as Megan Long, Secretary Lynsey Seuntjens, and Treasurer Aaron Burns. Due to a tie, there will be a re-vote for Vice President. Please stop by the computer at the info desk this week. There will also be a section for you to vote for Faculty of the Year. Voting for both ends Friday! Viking Quest! Travel to Iceland and Norway http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#362991b5-3452-4564-aadc-f1b612ae5773&crumbTitle=Viking+Quest%21+Travel+to+Iceland+and+Norway http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#362991b5-3452-4564-aadc-f1b612ae5773&crumbTitle=Viking+Quest%21+Travel+to+Iceland+and+Norway Does Viking blood run through your veins? Do you want to learn more about the history of Viking conquest and culture? Now's your chance! Next year, BVU will offer the first ever "Viking Quest" Travel Course. Travel locations include Iceland and Norway, and destinations will explore both Viking culture and the amazing geographical sites of each location, including glaciers, volcanoes, and waterfalls. The trip will occur during May 2015, so will not interfere with any January internships, sports, or travel. Graduating seniors are also welcome! The trip is limited to a max of 12 students, so if you'd like more info, look in future BVU News for info meetings or contact either course leader: Prof. Wind Goodfriend (goodfriend@bvu.edu) or Prof. Tim McDaniel (mcdaniel@bvu.edu). VIKING QUEST!!!! Europe Trip: Jterm 2015 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#46bc9df3-6d2b-44fa-94c9-fbada2090cbe&crumbTitle=Europe+Trip%3A+Jterm+2015 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#46bc9df3-6d2b-44fa-94c9-fbada2090cbe&crumbTitle=Europe+Trip%3A+Jterm+2015 Spend January of next year touring the most famous and beautiful spots in Europe -- see SEVEN countries for the price of one! Locations are Amsterdam, Prague, Munich, Rome, Pompeii, Florence, Paris, and London. Just some of the sites include castles, museums, a concentration camp, the Eiffel Tower, the Vatican, and Stonehenge! For more info, contact Wind Goodfriend. The trip is co-led by Matt Packer. BVU Library Hours for Easter Weekend http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b2e502f9-fa16-47b2-8878-d5387fa7a529&crumbTitle=BVU+Library+Hours+for+Easter+Weekend http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#b2e502f9-fa16-47b2-8878-d5387fa7a529&crumbTitle=BVU+Library+Hours+for+Easter+Weekend BVU Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17 for the Easter Holiday. We will be open on Saturday, April 19 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and will resume our normal schedule, 8:00 a.m. to Midnight, on Monday, April 21. On-Campus Easter Dinner http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3ff5ca21-3699-4f5e-a9b0-61ccad32dc56&crumbTitle=On-Campus+Easter+Dinner http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3ff5ca21-3699-4f5e-a9b0-61ccad32dc56&crumbTitle=On-Campus+Easter+Dinner Join us for the 1st Annual On-Campus Easter Dinner at the Outdoor Rec House! There will socializing, games, drinks, snacks and dinner 3:00- 7:00 PM on Monday April 21, 2014. The event is open at no cost to BVU students, faculty, staff, and families. Please RSVP or send inquiries to event organizer Jonathan Ehrlich at ehrljon@bvu.edu. Dinner is expected to be ready between 5:00 and 7:00 PM, and features a spit-roasted Easter goat. All attendees are welcome to bring a dish, but that is not required. Cooking for the dinner will be going on throughout the day using groceries purchased by Student Senate. The menu is being built at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1otCPYyBbrFoNpzTtbqsAP8lUM9g UMMqSNeWnOx-eYWU/edit?usp=sharing, so feel free to add to it. This event is sponsored by Service With Science (SWiS) Initiative, Student Senate, and International Club. Exploring Buddhism and Social Justice in India: Interim 2015 Informational Meeting http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4aae6bb1-08f8-4109-85e2-d98e9aa5eddc&crumbTitle=Exploring+Buddhism+and+Social+Justice+in+India%3A+Interim+2015+Informational+Meeting http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4aae6bb1-08f8-4109-85e2-d98e9aa5eddc&crumbTitle=Exploring+Buddhism+and+Social+Justice+in+India%3A+Interim+2015+Informational+Meeting From the streets of Mumbai to rural ashrams and the Taj Mahal to tigers, this travel course embraces the rich diversity of India as we traverse the countryside and get to know her people. As we explore the beginnings and development of Buddhism, we will travel through part of northern India, touch down in geographical center and then go south. We will live in both the monestary/home of the Tibetan monks (who were here at BVU this past Fall) and Sevagram (the home of Gandhi at the time of his death). Through all this you will not only see one of the seven wonders of the world (the Taj Mahal), and sites central to the beginnings of Buddhism, you will also have multiple opportunities to personally engage: 1) people who worked with Gandhi, and 2) people who live in the Tibetan community in exile. These interactions will enrich your understanding of social justice, Buddhism, and your place in the world. For more information, attend a an informational meeting on Monday, April 14, 5:00-5:30 pm at Forum Rm #2. Please contact with either Swasti Bhattacharyya (bhattacharyya@bvu.edu) or Miyuki Vamadevan Arimoto (vamadevanar@bvu.edu) if you are unable to attend or have any questions. Volunteer Recognition Nomination Form http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f54469c9-c2dc-4c00-a4b3-f953f99cde18&crumbTitle=Volunteer+Recognition+Nomination+Form http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f54469c9-c2dc-4c00-a4b3-f953f99cde18&crumbTitle=Volunteer+Recognition+Nomination+Form Know a friend, faculty member, staff, or community member who deserves to be recognized for their volunteer efforts this year? Student MOVE will be hosting the annual Volunteer Recognition Event on May 12th, and we would love your help recognizing individuals who have made an impact. The link for the nomination form is listed below. Please contact Natalie Bellairs or Ashley Lage with any questions! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1OTQQcfqv5egAAnme7WNIFMJBcz- IL1lkmNG6VKPj87g/viewform "SUNDAES" ON WEDNESDAY! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#30746c9f-06e6-49e4-8294-ef313c008951&crumbTitle=%22SUNDAES%22+ON+WEDNESDAY%21 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#30746c9f-06e6-49e4-8294-ef313c008951&crumbTitle=%22SUNDAES%22+ON+WEDNESDAY%21 Join us for “Sundaes on Wednesday”at Buntrock Tennis Courts! Our BVU Men’s Tennis team hosts Morningside College for a dual tennis meet beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16th. Come inside the fieldhouse lobby and make your own ice cream sundae and then go cheer on the Beaver tennis team! Sundaes are available from 3:30-4:30 p.m. or while ice cream lasts! GO BEAVERS! THANK YOU! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#163bd91e-4296-471d-91dd-b01c461d1c92&crumbTitle=THANK+YOU%21 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#163bd91e-4296-471d-91dd-b01c461d1c92&crumbTitle=THANK+YOU%21 Thank you to all of the BVU faculty, staff and students who helped us celebrate NCAA DIII Week by either taking our NCAA online quiz or by stopping by our reception last Friday. Seventeen people scored 80% or better on the quiz and got a FREE t-shirt! Track and Field athlete Katie Shearer won the door prize at the Student-Athlete reception! To complete our 40th Anniversary celebration, we invite everyone to come to the ACES celebration tonight, April 14th in Hansen 8 at 7:30 p.m. Share what being a DIII athlete means (or meant) to you! Information meeting -Dominican Republic http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#052b56a1-3832-45f8-ae92-d20c726f6b23&crumbTitle=Information+meeting+-Dominican+Republic http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#052b56a1-3832-45f8-ae92-d20c726f6b23&crumbTitle=Information+meeting+-Dominican+Republic Are you looking to make a difference with your January interim…both for yourself and others? Come and learn how this is possible as we go to the beautiful Dominican Republic. Attend an informational meeting to discover how you can work directly with people, teach children , and experience the real culture of the country. Hear about whale watching, local sights, and awesome activities that are a part of this trip. Information meetings are in Forum #2 on Tuesday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. Student Recognition Dinner http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#69abb52f-b839-410a-a999-7ab5c872dfee&crumbTitle=Student+Recognition+Dinner http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#69abb52f-b839-410a-a999-7ab5c872dfee&crumbTitle=Student+Recognition+Dinner TODAY, Monday April 14th is the final day for reserving your place at the Student Recognition Dinner scheduled for Saturday, April 26th. Please RSVP from your electronic invitation. Research Participants Needed http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#05017c50-1a61-4dd9-bfb5-281608cc8591&crumbTitle=Research+Participants+Needed http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#05017c50-1a61-4dd9-bfb5-281608cc8591&crumbTitle=Research+Participants+Needed Communication Research Capstone student needs faculty or staff who are currently married that cohabitated before marriage to complete an online survey. All information will be strictly confidential; no names will be attached to the data. If able to participate in the study contact Holly Frerk via email FrerHol@bvu.edu for more information by April 17. Student Payroll Cutoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f01bca50-e3b5-4fbf-a379-a736d81c750e&crumbTitle=Student+Payroll+Cutoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#f01bca50-e3b5-4fbf-a379-a736d81c750e&crumbTitle=Student+Payroll+Cutoff Monday, April 14th 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. Faculty/ Staff Payroll Cutoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#cf0dc5b3-883a-4432-b9e4-0889030f08c0&crumbTitle=Faculty%2F+Staff+Payroll+Cutoff http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#cf0dc5b3-883a-4432-b9e4-0889030f08c0&crumbTitle=Faculty%2F+Staff+Payroll+Cutoff Faculty/Staff Payroll Cutoff Monday, April 14th is the faculty/staff payroll cut-off for the range of dates of 3/10/14 to 4/13/14. 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. Easter Break (April 18-21) http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8d28c8bf-8264-43a3-b11c-d577ac65cec7&crumbTitle=Easter+Break+%28April+18-21%29 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8d28c8bf-8264-43a3-b11c-d577ac65cec7&crumbTitle=Easter+Break+%28April+18-21%29 The residence halls will remain open during the closed weekend for Easter Break. However, dining services will be limited during this time. The last board meal will be served at lunch on Thursday the 17th with no afternoon grill on this day and then dining reopen for dinner on Monday April 21st serving from 5-7pm.This information will also be posted at the Servery entrance and on the www.bvudining.com web page as well as on the Facebook and Twitter accounts. Summer Housing http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8ab024dd-070f-42ab-a512-da64297adc0e&crumbTitle=Summer+Housing http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#8ab024dd-070f-42ab-a512-da64297adc0e&crumbTitle=Summer+Housing Information about on campus summer housing is now available on the office of Residence Life website. On campus housing is available in Swope Hall again this year and space is limited so students are encouraged to apply before applications close on May 9, 2014. For information see the link listed below: http://www.bvu.edu/bv/residence-life/summer-housing.dot. Biology Research Project http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#04d67902-a8ae-4af7-ac7c-c67aceacfcd3&crumbTitle=Biology+Research+Project http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#04d67902-a8ae-4af7-ac7c-c67aceacfcd3&crumbTitle=Biology+Research+Project DO YOU HAVE FIVE MINUTES TO SPARE? WANT TO HELP WITH A RESEARCH PROJECT? I am conducting my biology research project and need a few volunteers. All it would take is to go to Health Services in the Fieldhouse and give a drop of blood from a finger prick. It’s quick and almost painless. Email Greg Sibenaller at sibegre@bvu.edu for more information. Times are DO YOU HAVE FIVE MINUTES TO SPARE? WANT TO HELP WITH A RESEARCH PROJECT? I am conducting my biology research project and need a few volunteers. All it would take is to go to Health Services in the Fieldhouse and give a drop of blood from a finger prick. It’s quick and almost painless. Email Greg Sibenaller at sibegre@bvu.edu for more information. Times are Monday from 9-10:30 am, Tuesdays from 2-4 pm and Thursdays from 9-10:30 am. BVU Cheerleading Tryouts http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#e32035a3-262a-4b9d-a959-939e8448cd85&crumbTitle=BVU+Cheerleading+Tryouts http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#e32035a3-262a-4b9d-a959-939e8448cd85&crumbTitle=BVU+Cheerleading+Tryouts BVU Cheerleading tryouts will be held on the following dates/times in the Siebens Fieldhouse Gymnasium: • Sunday, June 8th at 1:00pm or • Sunday, June 15th at 1:00pm Please e-mail Whitney Dickinson with the tryout date you plan to attend. For tryouts you will be required to perform two cheers (learned the day of tryouts) and perform standard cheerleading jumps. Go Beavers! The Office of Residence Life Student Staff Announcement http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#88b29af5-31dd-4d2d-98fc-750ce23de916&crumbTitle=The+Office+of+Residence+Life+Student+Staff+Announcement http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#88b29af5-31dd-4d2d-98fc-750ce23de916&crumbTitle=The+Office+of+Residence+Life+Student+Staff+Announcement The office of Residence Life is excited to announce the following student staff members have been hired for the next academic year. Grand and Liberty Hall Resident Assistant staff includes: Alec Sindelar (Community Coordinator), Josh Fortmann, Meghan Harmening, Elizabeth Kim, Tarynne Kinghorn, Kayla Lohse, Megan Long, Ryan Mellott, and Greg Sibenaller. Pierce-White Halls Resident Assistant staff includes: Joe Hindman (Community Coordinator), Shaylia Barber, Manda Clark, Austin Groth, Luke Hastie, Jordan Jennings, Blake Laursen, Allie Mason, Tyler Puls, Samantha Richards, Dustin Samudio, Matt Schulz, Carlos Silva, Griffin Truslow, and Beth Weber. The Suites Resident Assistant staff includes: Bonnie Keller (Community Coordinator), Claire Boston, Egypt Clayton, Justice Kempf, Ashley Mendenhall, Carolyn McDermott, Arik Ostler, Tyler Peterson, Charlie Webster, Alexis Williams, and Seth Woodson. Thank you to all who participated in the hiring process, it was a very competitive year with 71 applications competing for 35 positions and much credit for this success goes to the great team of students who inspired other students to apply this year. HiPSO Pickleball Tournamnet http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#6d6dce26-112d-41d1-964d-44973bab2851&crumbTitle=HiPSO+Pickleball+Tournamnet http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#6d6dce26-112d-41d1-964d-44973bab2851&crumbTitle=HiPSO+Pickleball+Tournamnet Only 3 more days to sign up for the Pickleball Tournament!! Tournament is THIS SUNDAY NIGHT from 8-11 p.m in the rec center. Register by emailing Lesa Turnquist at turnles@bvu.edu by Saturday, April 12. Two people per team. Prizes are included for the first and second place teams!! Share your views! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#0e9b3b2c-bd8d-47a9-b953-0a0df82b9b5f&crumbTitle=Share+your+views%21 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#0e9b3b2c-bd8d-47a9-b953-0a0df82b9b5f&crumbTitle=Share+your+views%21 You could win $500, just by sharing your views on the job-search process. Participate in the 2014 NACE Student Survey, sponsored by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, and you are eligible to win! It's easy: Complete the survey online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NACEstudent14 Anytime between now and April 30, 2014, and you are eligible to win (winner to be picked, at random, on May 5, 2014). Good luck! Your individual response will remain absolutely confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of NACE. Only aggregate data will be presented in any reports or articles based on the responses to this survey. For contest rules, please go to: http://www.naceweb.org/surveys/student/sweepstakes-rules.aspx Scholars Day Dinner And Keynote Speech: Please RSVP http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#75c225f0-ae2c-4ac0-9e63-ac4d68555862&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Dinner+And+Keynote+Speech%3A+Please+RSVP http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#75c225f0-ae2c-4ac0-9e63-ac4d68555862&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Dinner+And+Keynote+Speech%3A+Please+RSVP Student Presenters & Faculty/Staff Sponsors- You are invited to attend the Dinner and the Keynote Speech for Scholars Day on Friday, April 25th. The keynote speech will be give during dinner by Mandy DeVries, a 2007 BVU graduate, who is currently an outpatient pharmacist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. If you wish to attend, please RSVP at bvu.edu/scholarsDayDinner by Tuesday, April 22nd, 3 pm. Students are welcome to bring up-to two guests. PLEASE DO NOT CONFUSE THIS EVENT WITH THE STUDENT AWARDS DINNER. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Dows Conference Center. No tickets will be issued; a reservations list will be monitored at the door. If you have questions or need to cancel a reservation, please contact Rebecca Frates, Chair of the Events Committee. Exploring Buddhism and Social Justice in India: Interim 2015 Informational Meeting http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#472ad3ac-07f7-4b83-b628-74d5fe2d2f90&crumbTitle=Exploring+Buddhism+and+Social+Justice+in+India%3A+Interim+2015+Informational+Meeting http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#472ad3ac-07f7-4b83-b628-74d5fe2d2f90&crumbTitle=Exploring+Buddhism+and+Social+Justice+in+India%3A+Interim+2015+Informational+Meeting From the streets of Mumbai to rural ashrams and the Taj Mahal to tigers, this travel course embraces the rich diversity of India as we traverse the countryside and get to know her people. As we explore the beginnings and development of Buddhism, we will travel through part of northern India, touch down in geographical center and then go south. We will live in both the monestary/home of the Tibetan monks (who were here at BVU this past Fall) and Sevagram (the home of Gandhi at the time of his death). Through all this you will not only see one of the seven wonders of the world (the Taj Mahal), and sites central to the beginnings of Buddhism, you will also have multiple opportunities to personally engage: 1) people who worked with Gandhi, and 2) people who live in the Tibetan community in exile. These interactions will enrich your understanding of social justice, Buddhism, and your place in the world. For more information, attend a an informational meeting on Thursday, April 10, 4:30-5:00 pm at Forum Rm #3. Please contact with either Swasti Bhattacharyya (bhattacharyya@bvu.edu) or Miyuki Vamadevan Arimoto (vamadevanar@bvu.edu) if you are unable to attend or have any questions. Voluntourism - Panama Canal Transit Cruise Information Meetings http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bb552758-1a2e-4892-abc8-990b96db79fb&crumbTitle=Voluntourism+-+Panama+Canal+Transit+Cruise+Information+Meetings http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bb552758-1a2e-4892-abc8-990b96db79fb&crumbTitle=Voluntourism+-+Panama+Canal+Transit+Cruise+Information+Meetings Come experience the multiple perspectives of tourism - the tourist, the businesses, the government, and the local host communities. Who really benefits and who pays? As we cruise from Los Angeles to Miami, we will seek out the stories of those who are often not heard including voices of: 1) various members of the host communities, 2) those who built the Panama Canal, and 3) our cruise ship staff. While visiting ports such as Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco, and Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; Cartagena, Colombia; and, Ochos Rios, Jamaica, we will experience local culture beyond what can be seen from the cruise ship railing by partnering with established local organizations. Prepare to be challenged as we question tourism’s positive and negative impacts on people, culture, and nature. Information meetings will be held April 15 at 11 am and April 23 at 5pm in Forum Room 9 by the Cent Room. With questions contact Julie Finnern or Ashley Farmer-Hanson Head Men's & Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Coach http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d2ed6f2f-c9f4-4117-88c1-c7379a8c98ab&crumbTitle=Head+Men%27s+%26+Women%27s+Cross+Country%2FTrack+%26+Field+Coach http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#d2ed6f2f-c9f4-4117-88c1-c7379a8c98ab&crumbTitle=Head+Men%27s+%26+Women%27s+Cross+Country%2FTrack+%26+Field+Coach <p>Buena Vista University, an NCAA Division III institution and member of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, is accepting applications for the position of Head Men's &amp; Women's Cross Country/Track &amp; Field Coach. Responsibilities include the overall successful development, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the cross country/track &amp; field programs.&nbsp; Specifically, developing and conducting in-season training and strategy, recruiting student-athletes, managing the program&rsquo;s fiscal budget, and supervising the assistant coaches.&nbsp; Applicants should possess a strong coaching background and demonstrated success recruiting student-athletes. A master&rsquo;s degree in health, exercise science or a related field such as sports management is preferred, bachelor&rsquo;s degree is required.&nbsp; A background check will be conducted on the final candidate.<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;To apply please complete the following items:<br />An electronic application at <a href="/hr/">www.bvu.edu/hr</a>, and<br />Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources one of three ways.<br />&nbsp;Email: humanresources@bvu.edu<br />Mail to: Buena Vista University, Human Resources Department, 610 W. 4th St., Storm Lake, IA 50588<br />Fax: 712-749-1449<br />&nbsp;<br />EOE/ADA/Smoke-Free Employer</p> Support the Faculty & Staff Campaign http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4c0f8027-4b87-4eae-8237-3661798b2ec3&crumbTitle=Support+the+Faculty+%26+Staff+Campaign http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4c0f8027-4b87-4eae-8237-3661798b2ec3&crumbTitle=Support+the+Faculty+%26+Staff+Campaign Thanks to all who've turned in their pledge forms for the Faculty & Staff Campaign. If you haven't yet made a pledge, there's still time to do so. If you need another form, you can download one from the campaign webpage at www.bvu.edu/fsc or contact Barbara Aiona. Calling all Division III Athletes (now and past years)! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5bd2a2da-636b-47d8-8aca-5d8fd0027072&crumbTitle=Calling+all+Division+III+Athletes+%28now+and+past+years%29%21 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5bd2a2da-636b-47d8-8aca-5d8fd0027072&crumbTitle=Calling+all+Division+III+Athletes+%28now+and+past+years%29%21 <p>Did you participate in college athletics at the Division III level? We invite all Buena Vista University faculty, staff and students who have ever been a part of any Division III athletics program to come celebrate at the ACES Event on Monday, April 14 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Hansen 8 in the Siebens Forum. Join in the discussion as you and your BVU peers share experiences as a DIII athlete or coach, both the benefits and challenges. Refreshments will be served as you enjoy the fun and casual discussion! See you next Monday!</p> Reminder for all student athletes! http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a7c97974-3218-4b4e-b996-2c4dd403971e&crumbTitle=Reminder+for+all+student+athletes%21 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#a7c97974-3218-4b4e-b996-2c4dd403971e&crumbTitle=Reminder+for+all+student+athletes%21 <p>To celebrate NCAA Division III Identity Week, April 7-13, we would like to thank you for your contributions as student-athletes, both on &amp; off your field of competition. To show our thanks, all BVU student-athletes are invited to stop by the fieldhouse information desk this Thursday, April 10 any time between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. for refreshments! You can also sign up for the door prize! See you all this Thursday!</p> More… did you know what our student-athletes are doing? http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4c9a72cb-2bff-42a8-afaa-6ea2595348e3&crumbTitle=More%E2%80%A6+did+you+know+what+our+student-athletes+are+doing%3F http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4c9a72cb-2bff-42a8-afaa-6ea2595348e3&crumbTitle=More%E2%80%A6+did+you+know+what+our+student-athletes+are+doing%3F <p>Still celebrating NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Week April 7-13! We are celebrating the contributions that our student-athletes offer in the way of service and outreach outside of their field of athletic competition. Here are just some more of the volunteer work opportunities our BVU student-athletes are doing: 1) Our BVU Student-Athletes and their coaches hosted a Unified Sports Clinic for area youth in the Lamberti Rec Center on September 19th? 2) Coach youth athletic teams for Storm Lake Community Ed? 3) Participated in the Storm Lake CROP Walk? 3) Offer private tutoring, on and off campus 4) Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Storm Lake 5) Adopt a Highway clean up twice a year 6) Serve as scorekeepers and officials for community youth sports tournaments. Thanks again to our BVU student-athletes for what they are doing in the way of service and outreach in our community!</p> More Fun Facts - NCAA Division III Week http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3424ac01-b7b5-44e6-b24c-b28d91226d92&crumbTitle=More+Fun+Facts+-+NCAA+Division+III+Week http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3424ac01-b7b5-44e6-b24c-b28d91226d92&crumbTitle=More+Fun+Facts+-+NCAA+Division+III+Week <p>To bring awareness of the NCAA Division III Identity, here are some fun facts about Division III. Did you know? 1) On August 6, 1973, the NCAA voted at a special convention to reorganize into three divisions &ndash; Divisions I, II and III 2) Division III has 448 total members (20% Public institutions/80% Private Institutions) 3) On average, Division III schools sponsor 18 sports and Buena Vista offers 19? 4) Division III is the largest of all three NCAA divisions with 40% of the total membership? 5) Participation in athletics provides valuable &ldquo;life lessons&rdquo; for student-athletes (teamwork, discipline, perseverance and leadership) which often translate into becoming a better student and more responsible citizen!</p> NCAA Quiz Answers http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c3ef4345-9a6c-4b4b-9f73-6cc243a04853&crumbTitle=NCAA+Quiz+Answers http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c3ef4345-9a6c-4b4b-9f73-6cc243a04853&crumbTitle=NCAA+Quiz+Answers <p>Quiz Answers &ndash; Division III Athletics - Thank you to all who participated in taking our NCAA Division III 40th Anniversary Quiz! The first 50 individuals who scored 80% correct will be notified via email today to come over to Siebens Fieldhouse to pick up their free t-shirt! Shirts should be picked by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 11. Click on this link to see the answers to the quiz! Hopefully, you all learned something about NCAA Division III athletics! <a href="http://www2.bvu.edu/departments/instresearch/survey/s?s=NCAAQuizAnswers187644">http://www2.bvu.edu/departments/instresearch/survey/s?s=NCAAQuizAnswers187644</a></p> Accounting Assistant- GPS http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5c0004a8-d142-41ce-9a4d-236ccef54002&crumbTitle=Accounting+Assistant-+GPS http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#5c0004a8-d142-41ce-9a4d-236ccef54002&crumbTitle=Accounting+Assistant-+GPS Buena Vista University currently has an opening for an Accounting Assistant- GPS in the Business Office. This position will handle accounting functions related to the Graduate and Professional Studies as well as routine accounting of the Business Services Department. In addition, this position will be responsible for duties related to processing paperwork and collecting payments for institutional and Perkins Loans for BVU. This position will also serve as back up to other positions within the Business Office. Considerable knowledge of, and the ability to accurately apply, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and practices is preferred. This position requires the ability to work in a confidential environment while ensuring accuracy of details. A Bachelor’s degree 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 Youth Soccer Coaches http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#69512504-1782-41be-8076-dcfd100c4c73&crumbTitle=Youth+Soccer+Coaches http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#69512504-1782-41be-8076-dcfd100c4c73&crumbTitle=Youth+Soccer+Coaches Storm Lake Youth Soccer is looking for volunteer coaches to work with U14 and U12 co-ed community teams. Knowledge of basic soccer skills and a desire to teach and personally invest in a diverse youth community is essential. The season runs from April 19 - May 17. Please, contact Dale Scully if you are interested. Student Recognition Dinner http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#89838727-ca94-487d-a589-b06cf21320ad&crumbTitle=Student+Recognition+Dinner http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#89838727-ca94-487d-a589-b06cf21320ad&crumbTitle=Student+Recognition+Dinner Monday April 14th is the final day for reserving your place at the Student Recognition Dinner scheduled for Saturday, April 26th. Please RSVP from your electronic invitation. Student Enrollment Specialist/ Advisor- Council Bluffs http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#db032063-4fcb-4e64-8383-6fd6c07bee48&crumbTitle=Student+Enrollment+Specialist%2F+Advisor-+Council+Bluffs http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#db032063-4fcb-4e64-8383-6fd6c07bee48&crumbTitle=Student+Enrollment+Specialist%2F+Advisor-+Council+Bluffs <p>The Student Enrollment Specialist/Advisor&rsquo;s duties include working within Buena Vista University&rsquo;s Graduate and Professional Studies division. Duties include recruitment of new students, managing prospective student inquiries, retention of current and stop out students and advising students from the point of interest through graduation on their program of study, financial aid counseling and career opportunities. Extensive phone calling and evening work up to two nights per week required. Bachelor's degree required and one to three years of higher education experience 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> Scholars Day Presentation HELP Sessions http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#32afd76d-4986-45c3-ba50-9ae5e12f439a&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Presentation+HELP+Sessions http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#32afd76d-4986-45c3-ba50-9ae5e12f439a&crumbTitle=Scholars+Day+Presentation+HELP+Sessions If you would like assistance making your Scholars Day presentation(s) on the provided templates, attend one of the following help sessions, which are led by a senior graphic design student. (get help with the software, layout decisions, placing images, etc.) MONDAY: 1:00-3:00 in the Lage Mac Lab; TUESDAY: 1:30-2:30 pm in the Lage Mac Lab; WEDNESDAY: 1:00-3:00 in the Lage Mac Lab; THURSDAY: 1:30-2:30 pm in the Lage Mac Lab; FRIDAY: 11:00 am-12:00 pm in SSA 110 or 2:00-3:00 pm in the Lage Mac Lab To download the templates, go to http://www.bvu.edu/bv/academic-resources/scholars-day-showcase/presentation-materials.dot HiPSO Pickleball Tournament http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c225d23a-bec8-4f79-b760-252c1c07f90a&crumbTitle=HiPSO+Pickleball+Tournament http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c225d23a-bec8-4f79-b760-252c1c07f90a&crumbTitle=HiPSO+Pickleball+Tournament HiPSO will be hosting a Pickleball tournament on Sunday, April 13th from 8-11 p.m. in the rec center. Register by emailing Lesa Turnquist at turnles@bvu.edu by Saturday, April 12. Two people per team. Prizes are included for the first and second place teams!! Don't know how to play or want to fine tune your Pickleball skills? We will be holding a learning/practice session at 7:00 p.m. before the tournament. Questions contact Lesa. Suites Applications are now available http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1d438244-dfaf-4e99-a516-2ff4266a7357&crumbTitle=Suites+Applications+are+now+available http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1d438244-dfaf-4e99-a516-2ff4266a7357&crumbTitle=Suites+Applications+are+now+available Applications to apply to live in the Suites (Briscoe, Constitution, and McCorkle Halls) for the next academic year are now available. Stop in the Office for Student Affairs in order to pick up your paper application. All applications are due back to the Office for Student Affairs by 5:00 pm on April 11, 2014. For more information on the Room Draw process see here: http://www.bvu.edu/bv/residence-life/room-draw/ Party Registration & Responsible Host Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c5b52880-dc81-4b4f-85f1-c5345141b162&crumbTitle=Party+Registration+%26+Responsible+Host+Training http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#c5b52880-dc81-4b4f-85f1-c5345141b162&crumbTitle=Party+Registration+%26+Responsible+Host+Training Information sessions will be presented by the Office for Student Affairs to explain the Party Registration policy and procedures. Responsible host training will also be included in these sessions. Any students who are 21 years of age or who will turn 21 years of age this semester and wish to be able to host parties in their residence hall room or suite should attend one of the following sessions: Monday, March 31 from 6:00-7:00 pm; Thursday, April 3 from 6:00-7:00 pm; and Wednesday, April 9 from 6:00-7:00 pm. All sessions will be held in Forum room 2. Summer Housing http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4e1fd414-797e-406d-bbba-5bb2731824c8&crumbTitle=Summer+Housing http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#4e1fd414-797e-406d-bbba-5bb2731824c8&crumbTitle=Summer+Housing Information about on campus summer housing is now available on the office of Residence Life website. On campus housing is available in Swope Hall again this year and space is limited so students are encouraged to apply before applications close on May 9, 2014. For information see the link listed below: http://www.bvu.edu/bv/residence-life/summer-housing.dot. Easter Break (April 18-21) http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#08f74c27-dc32-4ccf-bdc4-e2ca0fa79d3f&crumbTitle=Easter+Break+%28April+18-21%29 http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#08f74c27-dc32-4ccf-bdc4-e2ca0fa79d3f&crumbTitle=Easter+Break+%28April+18-21%29 The residence halls will remain open during the closed weekend for Easter Break. However, dining services will be limited during this time. The last board meal will be served at lunch on Thursday the 17th with no afternoon grill on this day and then dining reopen for dinner on Monday April 21st serving from 5-7pm.This information will also be posted at the Servery entrance and on the www.bvudining.com web page as well as on the Facebook and Twitter accounts. Gender and Women's Studies Film Series: Notes on a Scandal http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#429d2ea4-c627-4e3d-bb38-97154ee2c03b&crumbTitle=Gender+and+Women%27s+Studies+Film+Series%3A+Notes+on+a+Scandal http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#429d2ea4-c627-4e3d-bb38-97154ee2c03b&crumbTitle=Gender+and+Women%27s+Studies+Film+Series%3A+Notes+on+a+Scandal The Gender and Women's Studies program will be presenting their second film of the Spring semester, Notes on a Scandal, on Thursday, April 10th, at 7:00 PM in Forum 2. The film follows the story of Barbara Covett, a history teacher at a high school in London who takes a voyeuristic delight in recording the actions of those around her in her diary in minute detail. Her obsessive interest in her coworker Sheba uncovers a secret: that Sheba and one of her students, Steven, have a sexual relationship. Popcorn and lemonade will be provided - all are welcome! NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Identity Week http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bd75f6be-0dc5-439c-9355-94ac706d860a&crumbTitle=NCAA+Division+III+Student-Athlete+Identity+Week http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#bd75f6be-0dc5-439c-9355-94ac706d860a&crumbTitle=NCAA+Division+III+Student-Athlete+Identity+Week <p>In conjunction with the NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Identity Week April 7-13, here are a few facts about our BVU Student-Athletes. Did you know? 1) There are 354 student-athletes at BVU this year? 2) That out of the 59 students that serve as a BV Buddy and mentor to Storm Lake youth, 17 (29%) are BVU Student-Athletes? 3) That 39.4% of all students enrolled at BVU during the 2013-14 school year are athletes? 4) That 8 of the 24 BV students that serve as tutors in the BVU Center for Academic Excellence are involved in BVU athletics? 5) That 62 BVU Student-Athletes earned a place on the Iowa Conference All-Academic Team last year? 6) The NCAA motto of Division III athletes is Discover.Develop.Dedicate.? 7) That 6 of the ROTC recruits this year are BVU student-athletes? 8) BVU offers a total of 19 sports? Celebrate NCAA Division III Identity Week!</p> Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#393be902-36f6-4f7b-9d01-ee6f31545f9a&crumbTitle=Employee+Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#393be902-36f6-4f7b-9d01-ee6f31545f9a&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Emily Sauter will begin on Monday, April 21st as Payroll Accountant/ HR Generalist. Please join us in welcoming Emily to BVU! Did You Know? http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3006d34f-86e4-4f15-a31f-bf46ac49b61e&crumbTitle=Did+You+Know%3F http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#3006d34f-86e4-4f15-a31f-bf46ac49b61e&crumbTitle=Did+You+Know%3F <p>Did you know that April 7-13 is NCAA Division III Student-Athlete Week? We are celebrating the contributions that our student-athletes offer in the way of service and outreach outside of their field of athletic competition. Here are just some of the volunteer work opportunities our BVU student-athletes are doing: 1) Helped organize and execute the Play 4Kay Breast Cancer Event? 2) Clean ball fields, not just for BVU, but Storm Lake and SL St. Mary's as well? 3) Take Storm Lake Youth Trick or Treating in the dorms on Halloween? 4) Conduct numerous youth clinics for Storm Lake kids during the year? 5) Work with SL Community Ed office to prepare the Field of Dreams soccer fields for Youth Soccer League in the fall? 6) Volunteer in local elementary and middle schools by helping with the After School Programs? 7) Volunteer to serve meals for different charities? Thank you to our BVU student-athletes for all they do beyond athletics!</p> Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#613854a5-fa95-448a-883d-3736cadbce4a&crumbTitle=Employee+Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#613854a5-fa95-448a-883d-3736cadbce4a&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Morgan Anderson's last day at BVU was April 4. We wish Morgan well in her future endeavors! Employee Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1c65ea84-e816-45f9-be73-5de99581d26f&crumbTitle=Employee+Update http://www.bvu.edu/bvunews#1c65ea84-e816-45f9-be73-5de99581d26f&crumbTitle=Employee+Update Kylie Hammer's last day at BVU was April 4th. We wish Kylie well in her future endeavors!