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27Mar/14Off

FitRec Employment Open House

Did you know that Fitness and Recreation offers job opportunities for students in several different areas within the department? During this workshop we will be focusing on positions that will be available in the Fall.  If you are interested in working for FitRec in the Fall, make sure you attend one of our FitRec Employee Recruitment Sessions where we will discuss the positions, employee expectations, interview process and opportunities for leadership. The only students that will be considered for these positions will be the ones that attend a recruitment session.

Spring 2014 FitRec Recruitment Sessions are:

•Monday, March 31 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM in Massey 104

• Tuesday, April 1 from 2:00-3:00 PM in MCW 108

If you have questions, please contact Jamie Zeller at 615-460-6313 or james.zeller@belmont.edu.

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27Mar/14Off

Extended Space Available for Bunch Library’s All-Night Study Area

Bunch Library provides an all-night study area Sunday – Thursday nights for Belmont students. The study area, which up to now has included the first floor and atrium areas, has become so popular with students that the Library has now extended it to include the Information Literacy Classroom as well as the second floor of the Library.

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27Mar/14Off

Safety Tips for New Roundabout at 15th and Acklen

The first roundabout for Belmont’s campus will be operational Tuesday, April 1 at the intersection of 15th and Acklen Avenues.The Belmont roundabout will be one-lane, unlike the two-lane roundabout found at the far end of Music Row. Here are a few tips for navigating roundabouts:

  • Slow down as you approach the roundabout.
  • Yield to pedestrians and bicyclists crossing the roadway.
  • When entering a roundabout, yield to vehicles already in the roundabout. Do not cross into the roundabout until all traffic from the left has cleared.
  • Enter the roundabout to your right, and drive in a counter-clockwise direction
  • Use your turn signal when you reach your exit from the roundabout
  • Do not stop, pass or change lanes within a roundabout.
  • If an emergency vehicle approaches, exit the roundabout immediately and then pull over.

Click here and here to view videos that offer additional tips for using roundabouts.

In addition, the campus community is asked to please travel the Acklen Avenue access to campus slowly as this is an active construction site. Necessary road work around the Wedgewood Academic Center is forcing Acklen Avenue (from 15th to the North Garage alley) to be closed to one lane at various times. Please plan ahead when commuting to campus—either expect traffic delays in the areas around North and Baskin Garages or plan for a few extra minutes of walking and park in the Dickens/Horrell garages.

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20Mar/14Off

SGA Elections Open on BruinLink

 sga logoThe 2014 SGA Presidential and Vice Presidential elections have opened on BruinLink! In addition, two amendments are on the ballot to be reviewed and voted on by the student body. Take time to review both and vote. Voting will close on Friday, March 21st at 4pm.

Additionally, a description of the consolidated Student Fee has been added to the Student Financial Services page on the Belmont website. SGA has worked hard with members of Senior Leadership to ensure that students are aware of how the fee is used. The description can be found at belmont.edu/sfs/student_fee.html .

Lastly, SGA wishes to congratulate Kappa Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Tau, and Alpha Gamma Delta for placing in our second annual Canstruction event! Thank you to all who participated, we were able to donate over 1,000 lbs of cans to Second Harvest.

If you have any questions or concerns for SGA please email sga@belmont.edu. We are here to serve the students in the best way that we can.

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20Mar/14Off

Photo of the Week: March 20, 2014

Support our Bruins tonight as we host Robert Morris in the Second Round of the NIT! 8:30pm Curb Event Center - join us for Crash the Curb activities beginning at 5:30pm!

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20Mar/14Off

CRASH THE CURB

The "Crash the Curb" match up versus Robert Morris will occur this Friday night at 8:30 p.m. in the Curb Event Center. Come out to the Belltower amphitheatre  before the game for a special “Tailgate at the Tower” event for campus and alumni. Free food, games, music and televised March Madness will all be set up for your enjoyment and to get your energy up before the big game. Activities begin at 5:30 p.m., with food arriving at 6:30.

The game itself will be broadcast nationally live on ESPNU and available on the WatchESPN app—your Bruins need your support in the arena!

Students, just bring your BUid with you to the game for FREE entry. The cost of your tickets is being covered by a generous Bruin supporter. The student entrance at the Beaman second floor will open at 7:15 p.m., 15 minutes prior to general doors, so come out early to gain quick access to the arena.

 

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20Mar/14Off

SAPB’s ‘Catching Fire’ Movie Night Rescheduled for March 26!

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20Mar/14Off

Come ‘Tailgate at the Tower’ Before You ‘Crash the Curb’ Friday Night!

 
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Come ‘Tailgate at the Tower’ Before You ‘Crash the Curb’ Friday Night!
 
Belmont,
Your Belmont Bruins defeated the Green Bay Phoenix the other night in the NIT Postseason Tournament first round, setting up Belmont’s first-ever NCAA era postseason HOME game. This is one not to be missed!
The "Crash the Curb" match up versus Robert Morris will occur this Friday night at 8:30 p.m. in the Curb Event Center. Come out to the Belltower amphitheatre  before the game for a special “Tailgate at the Tower” event for campus and alumni. Free food, games, music and televised March Madness will all be set up for your enjoyment and to get your energy up before the big game. Activities begin at 5:30 p.m., with food arriving at 6:30.
The game itself will be broadcast nationally live on ESPNU and available on the WatchESPN app—your Bruins need your support in the arena!
Students, just bring your BUid with you to the game for FREE entry. The cost of your tickets is being covered by a generous Bruin supporter. The student entrance at the Beaman second floor will open at 7:15 p.m., 15 minutes prior to general doors, so come out early to gain quick access to the arena.
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20Mar/14Off

Men’s Basketball to Host Robert Morris TONIGHT in NIT Second Round in the Curb!

Belmont University men's basketball defeated Horizon League Champion Green Bay, 80-65, in the first round of the 2014 Postseason NIT Tuesday.

To read more about Belmont's victory, click here.

The Men's Basketball team will next host Robert Morris in a NIT second round game in the Curb Event Center on tonight at 8:30pm CT on ESPNU!

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20Mar/14Off

Nominations for Bruin, Tower, and Emerging Leader Awards Are Being Accepted

The Office of Student Engagement and Leadership Development (formerly Student Activities) needs your nominations for the Bruin, Tower, and Emerging Leader Awards. The Bruin and Emerging Leader Awards are the highest honors bestowed by the Division of Student Affairs to our student leaders; however, it is only through your recommendations that students are identified and selected. Please review the following information and complete the nomination forms to submit your recommendations for student leaders, faculty and staff. The deadline is March 24th, and they can be found here. (sign into BruinLink prior to selecting the link)

Bruin Award

The Bruin Award is given to current, undergraduate students with Junior or Senior status during the year they are nominated, who have exemplified our Community Commitments and enhanced the campus life experience through the following:

  • Living a life of Personal Integrity, Individual Worth, Critical Thinking, Self Control, and Community Responsibility on and off campus
  • Consistent involvement in campus life
  • Outstanding service to the Belmont community
  • Significant participation in campus leadership

Emerging Leader Award

The Emerging Leader Award recognizes freshman and sophomore students who have already begun to make significant contributions within their organizations and/or communities and have demonstrated the potential for leadership and continuing service through the following:

  • Lives a life of Personal Integrity, Individual Worth, Critical Thinking, Self Control, and Community Responsibility on and off campus
  • Serves the Belmont community by spotting opportunities and alternatives within their organization, team, workgroup, appointment, or project through formal or informal positions.
  • Shows promise at developing meaningful relationships in the pursuit of goals, turning concepts into realties, and/or matching others’ gifts to tasks
  • Assumes rather than shifts responsibility, both in their assignments and decision-making

Tower Award

This award is given to faculty and staff members who have enhanced the campus life experience by being “exceptional at engaging and educating students” through the following:

  • Commitment to students overall development (inside & outside the classroom)
  • Involvement with student programs/activities
  • Collaboration with the Division of Student Affairs

There are many indicators that are present when determining whether a faculty or staff member should be recognized for this award. Some of them include:

  • Presence at programs/activities
  • Participating in programs/activities (TT, Convocations, Week 1, etc.)
  • Sponsoring programs/activities
  • Serving as organization advisors
  • Participating on DSA committees/teams
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