Daily Bulletin

August 31, 2015

Inkwell Join Inkwell and receive a credit! We'd love to have you as part of our staff - neither being an English major nor having previous experience is required. We do fun things like run contests, create a magazine, and host the 21 day writing challenge. If you are interested, we have an informational meeting on Monday, August 31, at 4:30. There will be cookies! You can also contact us at inkwell@blc.edu.
Meal plan changes! You can change your meal plan until 5pm on Tuesday, September 8. Contact Glenda in MH 205, call 507-344-7736, or email glenda.bossow@blc.edu to make changes or if you have questions.
Mobius Strip Tic Tac Toe Show up your friends in the Math Dept's Mobius Strip Tic Tac Toe Tournament on Monday August 31st. Learn how to play and practice the new twist 7:30-8pm, with the tournament starting at 8pm in the Meyer Hall Foyer. Snacks will be available for participants and their cheerleaders!
IM Officials Needed Love sports and need a work-study job? Consider being an intramural ref! Check your email for details and the job application. Applications are due Monday 8/31. Questions? Contact Renee Tatge, IM Dir at rtatge@blc.edu or 344-7826.
Interested in Tutoring? If you have a a knack for teaching and a desire to help other students, consider becoming an Academic Resource Center (ARC) Tutor. Apply to become a tutor by going to the Academic Resource tab under Academics on the BLC website. An application form is linked to that page. For more information about what it means to be an ARC tutor, contact Dr. Carrie Pfeifer OM 224.
Need a Tutor? Need some help to have a good start to your classes? You can apply for a student tutor in seconds! Go to the BLC website and locate Academic Resources under the Academics tab. On this page there is a registration form for getting a tutor. Dr. Carrie Pfeifer will respond to your request as soon as possible to get you on the path to success.
Teacher aides needed Like working with kids! Jesus Loves Me Learning Center at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in lower North Mankato is hiring teacher aides. Please contact Lin Gronholz at lingjlm@hickorytech.net, 507-345-7707(office) or 507-508-2041(cell). Hours may vary based on your school class schedule. No previous experience needed.
Cable Hook Up If you would like cable tv in your dorm room the cost per semester is $100 per room. You can stop by the business office to pay.
IM Sand Volleyball Sign-Ups Open Sign-ups are open for IM sand volleyball. Games will be held Mon-Thurs and Sun evenings. Potential game times are 4-8pm weeknights & 2-8pm Sundays depending upon the number of teams and team availability. Be sure to refer to the eligibility & roster portions of the rules when forming teams. Check your email or pick up rules, registration, liability, & emergency info forms on the IM wall in the SFC. Return completed forms to the same area. Sign-ups close Wed 9/2 & games begin Tues 9/8. Mandatory managers meeting 8pm Thurs. 9/3 in the SFC classroom. Questions? Contact Renee Tatge, IM Director.
Student Jobs at BLC Students eligible for work-study financial aid can pick up their contracts from Connie in the Business Office (213 Old Main) between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. All other students must wait until September 8 to apply for jobs unless they have specific skills as noted in the job list. Not sure whether you were awarded work-study financial aid? Check with the Financial Aid office (263 Old Main).
Volunteer 6th Grade Volleyball Coach Needed Mt. Olive Lutheran Grade School (located just east of BLC on Marsh St.) is in need of a volunteer coach for their 6th grade volleyball team. Practices are Tuesdays and Fridays from either 2:30-4:00 or 4:15-5:30 depending on your schedule. Games are mostly on Saturdays. If you are interested, please contact Craig Zibrowski at Mt. Olive by calling 345-7927 or emailing him at mrz@mtolivelutheran.org.
Volunteer Soccer Coaches needed at Mt. Olive Lutheran Mt. Olive Lutheran Grade School (located just east of BLC on Marsh St.) is in need of volunteer coaches for their co-ed soccer teams. The program consist of students in grades 5-8, and is planning to have a lower-grade squad and a upper-grade squad. Practices are on Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30-4:00PM on the Bethany soccer practice field. They play in two tournaments in Sept. and play matches during the week, usually on practice nights. If you are interested, please contact Craig Zibrowski at Mt. Olive by calling 345-7927 or emailing him at mrz@mtolivelutheran.org.
Child Care Needed The Evangelical Free Church of 354 Carol Court in Upper North Mankato is seeking responsible college students to do child care during parent Bible study throughout the school year from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday mornings. Contact them at 507-345-7451 if you are interested or for additional information.
America Reads / Counts Work Study BLC students from all majors are invited to participate in American Reads and Counts, a paid work study program that involves tutoring children in reading and math. Tutoring typically occurs at the child's school and matches your schedule during or after school hours on any weekdays. Candidates must clear a background check. Contact Mike Butzow in Old Main 227 beside the registrar's office to apply or to get more information. It's a great way to get paid while gaining experience, representing BLC, and serving the community.
Child Care Opportunity at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church The MOMs Bible study group at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church at 1123 Marsh St in Mankato is seeking responsible college students to do child care for toddlers during their meetings on Wednesday mornings from 8:10 to 10:00 from Sept. 16 through Dec. 9. Compensation is $10 per meeting. Candidates will be asked to agree to a background check. If interested or for more information, contact Ms. Rachel Ulrich at renderle@gmail.com.
Menu Soups: cream of mushroom and vegetable. Main Line: chicken fried chicken, garlic mashed potatoes and gravy, and vegetable medley. Rotisserie: balsamic glazed chicken, roasted red potatoes, and roasted kale. Demo: pancakes.
Debate Team Practice There is still time to join the Debate Team! The Debate Team meets at 6:30 every Sunday and Thursday night in HH 211. Contact Jon.Loging@blc.edu for more information.
SING! The Minnesota Valley Chorale rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 7-9 pm right here on the Bethany campus. Interested in singing? The first rehearsal is Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7 PM in the choir room. Auditions will be immediately prior to rehearsal on September 1. Minnesota Valley Chorale will be collaborating with the Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra (MAYSO) to present Felix Mendelssohn Symphony No 2, 'Hymn of Praise', for 4 performances in mid-November. www.minnesotavalleychorale.org
PAMA Information Meeting Do YOU want to raise awareness about issues almost all college students can relate to? Then join PAMA (Promoting Awareness, Motivation, and Action)! There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in Honey Hall North Lantern. Hope to see you there!
Understanding Chinese Culture Course and Study Tour Understanding Chinese Culture Course and Study Tour, Spring 2016. Interested? Find out more Thursday (Sept. 3), 9:00 pm, Honsey 344. Spring break of a lifetime in China! Open to freshmen through seniors.
Art Lecture and Reception The first art lecture and reception of the year is Thursday, September 3 at 7:00 pm in the YFAC gallery. Pam Bidelman will speak about her "Autumnal" painting exhibition, on display through September 29. Welcome to one and all!
Ottesen Museum Did you know that Bethany was founded as a Ladies’ College over 100 years ago? Find out more at the ELS Ottesen Museum, on Browns Court across from the softball field. Regular hours are 1:30 - 4:30, Tuesday through Thursday or by appointment. For more information contact Rebecca DeGarmeaux, Museum Director at 344-7421 or museum@blc.edu
Health Services Hours this week Monday Aug. 31 8-10am, Wednesday and Thursday Sept 2 & 3 8-12pm