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Training Opportunities

General Announcements, BVUNews

Posted May 26, 2015

The Information Technology department will begin to hold various trainings on a monthly basis covering a wide range of topics. If you would like to suggest topics that would help you in your day-to-day processes or you just need more information on specific areas please send them to me, Stephanie Wilhelm (steph@bvu.edu), and I will work on setting up a session. Below is a list of topics that are currently scheduled, you can click on the link behind the topic to add an appointment to your Outlook calendar. 6/10/15; 2-4pm; ICN-7B; Cognos Reports: Prompts – Jane Besaw This session will include filtering in report studio. http://tinyurl.com/CognosFiltersJune10 6/24/15; 9-10:30am; ICN-7B; Security – Scott Wunschel/Bob Kenny Laptop security, Bit Locker, password maintenance, file management http://tinyurl.com/June24Security Thank you! Stephanie Wilhelm
- Stephanie Wilhelm


Admissions Counselor

Human Resources

Posted May 26, 2015

Buena Vista University (BVU) seeks results-orientated and energetic Admissions Counselors who are self-starting and driven professionals with the desire to make a difference as a member of a dynamic admissions team. The successful applicant will have the primary responsibility for building relationships with prospective students by assessing their interests and guiding them and their families through the enrollment process. Qualified applicants must be highly motivated, detail orientated, creative, flexible, goal-orientated, adaptable to changing environments and possess excellent interpersonal, written communication and presentation skills. Bachelor's degree, valid driver’s license and ability to travel are required. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. 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 a 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


Student Payroll Cutoff

Human Resources

Posted May 21, 2015

Tuesday, May 26th 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


Residence Halls Closing for the Academic Year

General Announcements

Posted May 20, 2015

The residence halls will be closed for academic year beginning at 6pm TODAY. Only students graduating or pre-approved to stay will be allowed to stay in the halls until noon on May 24 (SUNDAY). During the closing process Residence Life staff members will walk through the residence halls to ensure that the building has been properly closed and that is safely secure, please work them to accomplish this goal.
- Dr. Dijon DeLaPorte


Photography Display in Gallery

General Announcements

Posted May 18, 2015

Students of the Digital Media Advanced Photography course have each completed two 24-by-32-inch images which are now on display this week in the SSA Art Gallery. Please stop by as you have the opportunity.
- Bruce Ellingson


Commencement Brunch

General Announcements

Posted May 18, 2015

Graduation Brunch will be Saturday 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tickets will be provided by the University. There will be a checkoff list for graduating seniors with meal plans and student graduation workers. All others pay cash. Thank you!
- Ken Allen


Sodexo Servery

General Announcements

Posted May 18, 2015

Servery will close Thursday at 1:30pm with no afternoon grill. Servery hours for Graduating Seniors and Student Graduation workers are: Thursday 5:30- 6:30pm Friday 11am - 12:30pm 5:30pm - 6:30pm A checklist will be provided by the University for eligible students to eat. All others will pay cash.
- Ken Allen


Winner - Amazon Gift Card

General Announcements

Posted May 18, 2015

Congratulations, Joseph Hindman! Thank you to the more than twenty students who shared their summer internship/work experience with the Office for Career & Personal Development!
- Lori Berglund


2015 Commencement Cap/Gown & Ticket Distribution

General Announcements

Posted May 17, 2015

Commencement admission tickets can be picked up during cap & gown distribution times on the stage of Anderson Auditorium (located in the Harold Walter Siebens School of Business/Siebens Forum): 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, Thursday, May 21, and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 22 for Storm Lake campus students. Graduate and Professional Studies students are welcomed to pick up theirs during theses, but please do not make a special trip. On Commencement Day from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. we will distribute caps/gowns and commencement tickets outside Anderson Auditorium for Graduate and Professional Studies students from all site locations and any campus students who are not currently on campus. At 1:00 PM on Commencement Day, tickets that haven’t been picked up will be distributed to guests who still need tickets at Siebens Fieldhouse.
- Melissa Richter


Forwarding Your Mail

General Announcements

Posted May 15, 2015

Please let the mail room know what you want done with your mail over the summer months. Please fill out the forwarding notice that has been put in the mailboxes and return it to the mail room. Mailboxes will be cleaned out starting May 25 and all mail that does not have a forwarding notice on hand will be returned to sender. Please contact Dan Newcomb with any questions.
- Daniel Newcomb


Residence Halls Closing for the Academic Year

General Announcements

Posted May 14, 2015

The residence halls will be closed for academic year beginning at 6pm on Thursday, May 21. Only students graduating or pre-approved to stay will be allowed to stay in the halls until noon on May 24. During the closing process Residence Life staff members will walk through the residence halls to ensure that the building has been properly closed and that is safely secure, please work them to accomplish this goal.
- Dr. Dijon DeLaPorte


Check Your Ride - End of the Semester

General Announcements

Posted May 14, 2015

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 at the end of the semester. Simply go to Fitzpatrick Auto Center, 1301 N. Lake, during the week of Wednesday, May 13 – Wednesday, May 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.
- Nancy Marshall


ACES Change of Grade Form

General Announcements

Posted May 14, 2015

If you have completed at least 6 ACES events, but won't be able to finish this semester you still have a chance to fill out a change of grade form by using the link below. https://www.bvu.edu/bv/aces/aces-change-of-grade.dot You have until the last day of finals, May 21 to submit this form. This would enable you to finish your ACES in the Fall and therefore change your grade.
- Michelle Kenkel


Faculty/Staff Payroll Cutoff

Human Resources

Posted May 14, 2015

Monday, May 18th is the faculty/staff payroll cut-off for the range of dates of 4/13/15 to 5/17/15. 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


Faculty/Staff Recognition Dinner

Human Resources

Posted May 14, 2015

It is not too late to RSVP for the Faculty/Staff Recognition Dinner on May 22nd in the Dow’s Grand Ballroom. Cocktail hour is at 5:15 PM and dinner will be served at 6:15 PM. Please RSVP at www.bvu.edu/dinner by May 15th. Contact Human Resources Office if you have any questions. Thanks!
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted May 14, 2015

Justin Raasch will begin on May 18th as the Education Coordinator/ Advisor- Fort Dodge. Please join us in welcoming Justin to BVU!
- Human Resources


Employee Update

Human Resources

Posted May 14, 2015

Justin Raasch will begin on May 18th as the Education Coordinator/ Advisor- Fort Dodge. Please join us in welcoming Justin to BVU!
- Human Resources