Campus Announcements

CAMPUS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY!

Upward Bound is currently searching for a Senior Advisor to work with high school students. The Senior Advisor will meet with students regarding college preparation (college applications, FAFSA, essay writing), and advising (college atmosphere, academics, concurrent enrollment, graduation requirements, majors, careers, & financial aid literacy).
Applicants must be ASU students and be available Monday & Wednesday evenings. This position is funded through campus employment. Pick up an application in Richardson Hall Room 2-400 or contact Hanah Casias at hanahcasias@adams.edu.

Chili TUESDAY!

SACNAS will be selling Chili this Tuesday (note the day change) for $5 in Porter hall 11:30-1pm. Thank you for your support!

Meditation for Your Life – 12:00 Noon Tuesday

Tuesday noon meditation continues in the Center for Inclusivity with Ani Rinchung, Buddhist nun. This is a user-friendly, welcoming space for some peace and inspiration. Brought to you by the Center for Religious and Spiritual Life. Come through either the Student Life Center or the outside door off Monterey St. Watch for signs.

JOB OPPORTUNITY! New Student Orientation Leaders

We are looking for students who want to be a part of a great time while building relationships and experience through student involvement. We are looking for NSO leaders for the fall semester. Go to the NSO Orientation link below and scroll to the bottom to submit an application.
www.adams.edu/student_life/activities/new-student-orientation/index.php

Don’t forget tonight SEX IN THE DARK – Carson Theater

Join us for a great panel discussion on sexual matters that trouble us as consenting adults and other matters concerning what “CONSENT” means, and SAFE SEX.

Everyone will receive a gift bag. We have some special door prizes that everyone will enjoy.  Join us at the Carson Theater in the SUB / doors open at 6:30 pm with program starting at 7:00 pm

Homecoming Royalty Voting is OPEN!

It’s time to vote for the 2017-2018 Homecoming Royalty! The voting will close on Friday, October 20th at noon. Vote here: www.adams.edu/student_life/activities/homecoming/index.php

MONDAY FACT: Agribusiness students achieve at state & national levels

For the last two years, ASU agribusiness students placed 1st at the Colorado Farm Bureau Discussion Meet; one finished at nationals in the Final 4, and another in the Sweet Sixteen. The ASU Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter has earned the right to compete at nationals 3 out of 4 years since becoming a chapter (the top 2 at state move on to nationals). A group from the Bus 488 Agricultural Policy class took 2nd in the national Daniel’s Ethics Fund Initiative (DFEI) video contest.

“Monday/Wednesday/Friday Facts” are presented to increase campus awareness of Adams State’s Great Story, in preparation for the upcoming site visit by the Higher Learning Commission, Nov. 13-15. The next campus forum to provide information on ASU’s Assurance Argument for continued accreditation will be held in McDaniel Hall 101 on Tuesday, October 24, at 11 a.m. and Wednesday, October 25, at 4 p.m. These are duplicate sessions.

FRIDAY FACT: World-class scholarship

Dr. Jared Beeton, professor of physical geography, was co-author on a paper published in the journal Nature, one of the premier scientific journals. The paper concerned the Cerutti Mastodon Site in San Diego, where evidence suggests human occupation 115,000 years earlier than commonly believed. Read more.

“Monday/Wednesday/Friday Facts” are presented to increase campus awareness of Adams State’s Great Story, in preparation for the upcoming site visit by the Higher Learning Commission, Nov. 13-15. The next campus forum to provide information on ASU’s Assurance Argument for continued accreditation will be held in McDaniel Hall 101 on Tuesday, October 24, at 11 a.m. and Wednesday, October 25, at 4 p.m. These are duplicate sessions.

Work Study Job Opening in Financial Aid

Financial Aid Work Study
Duties for this position include:
• Filing and alphabetizing documents
• Inputting jobs into the Banner program
• Communicating with students and supervisors about work study approvals and denials. You will also have to be able to answer questions that students or supervisors might have in person, on the phone or over email correspondence.
• Send emails to students and supervisors at the end of the payroll period if there is any reason they are not getting paid for the month
• Ending jobs at the end of the semester/employment period
• Checking Banner to make sure students got paid the correct amount for the correct amount of hours.
• Send out monthly reports to supervisors about work study hours
• Update budget codes, position titles and supervisor names for proper inputting of jobs
• Review hiring paperwork for completeness, mistakes or inaccuracies before it is sent to payroll to be processed

For this position, applicants should have the following qualities:
• Attention to detail
• Quick learner
• Cannot be afraid to ask questions and ask for help- this job does require detail work, a lot of it is things you will learn as you go, but only if you ask. Small mistakes could become a huge problem if they are constant.
• Must know how to properly alphabetize documents
• Hard-worker- the applicant must be able to deal with large piles of paperwork
• Strong communication skills- this position requires constant email communication and usually, they will have to construct their own emails and therefore must have good linguistic skills
• Friendly- this office is a friendly environment and everyone is here to help you, the only requirement is that you come in here with a positive attitude.
• Reliable- This is a position that you will learn a lot up front but also on the job. The only way to get good at it, is to stick with it. You must come in on time, and keep a constant schedule unless you have notified your supervisor otherwise.

Interested candidates can submit a resume to studentemployment@adams.edu

Resume’s will be accepted through October 20.

If you have any questions you can contact the Financial Aid Office at 719-587-7306.

CS Maintenance for Thursday, October 12, 2017 & Cyber-Security Awareness Month Post #2

Beginning at 9:00 PM, campus Mac computers will receive updates to Safari, Chrome, Office and Flash. All Mac users are encouraged to log off and leave their computers on when leaving work today to aid in the installation process.

Also beginning at 9:00 PM, Computing Services will be performing maintenance on several back-end systems. There will be minimal interruptions to campus services as we perform these maintenance activities.

***National Cyber-Security Awareness Month Post #2***

As a reminder, October is National Cyber-Security Awareness month. Below is a link to the Computing Services blog that has our kick-off post and our new post this week, called “Cyber Security: Don’t be like Billy, Jennie, or Betty.”

https://blogs.adams.edu/computing

Computing Services thanks you for your patience and understanding as we perform these critical maintenance activities. As always, if you have any questions, please call the ASU Computing Services Helpdesk at 7741 or contact us via email at computingservices@adams.edu

Have a great day!

Computing Services

Tickets Available for An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe adapted by Robert Mason. Directed by Lauren Trujillo and Taylor Trujillo. Oct. 18 – 21, 2017. Xperimental Theatre. Call 587-8499 for tickets. Free for AS&F.
Perfect for the Halloween season!

PUMPKIN CARVING

Get into the fall spirit with pumpkin carving today Thursday, Oct. 12th by the rock located outside the SUB. Pumpkins, tools, and refreshments will all be provided!! All you need to bring is yourself and a friend (:

Sponsored by the Center for Spiritual Life

Christian Challenge ASU and FREE Meal tonight, Oct. 12

Join us TONIGHT (10/12/17) and every Thursday evening from 6:30- 8pm in Coronado Lobby for a FREE meal, time to hang out and socialize, and a lesson/ discussion on topics of life and faith. Tonight’s topic is escaping materialism and finding contentment. Everyone is welcome, so invite your friends! For more info and events check out our facebook page: www.facebook.com/asujesus

Free movies for students! SOCO Film Festival 10/12-10/14!

The Southern Colorado Film Festival is this Thursday-Saturday, October 12th-14th. The festival will show 54 films from 9 countries. All screenings are happening at Society Hall (400 Ross Ave, Alamosa, CO). Please check the schedule on the website for more details. www.socofilmfest.com

ASU and TSJC students get in FREE!!

Developmental Women’s Basketball!!!

If you are still interested in playing Development Basketball this winter, there is still time to join. Official practice is right around the corner. Come out and have some fun. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Coach Cody via e-mail: vanryc@grizzlies.adams.edu