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Campus Operations Division Newsletter – April 2017

Campus Operations Newsletter

APRIL 2017

Chef Nathan ChildEMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Boise State Welcomes Chef Nathan Child

Boise State University Dining Services has hired a new executive chef, Nathan Child, to add flavor and flair to the campus dining experience. Child has the opportunity to add his own signature style to Boise State’s catering, Boise River Café and athletics meal planning, as well as influence some retail dining options across campus. Child draws culinary inspiration from exotic food cultures and bold flavors from around the world. He also partners with local farmers, producers and other food artisans to capitalize on southern Idaho flavors.

READ MORE >     WATCH SPOTLIGHT VIDEO >    

ATTEND CHEF’S COMPLIMENTARY EMPLOYEE TASTING EVENT (APRIL 27) >

 

Operation Hat Trick

 

BOISE STATE IS FINALIST FOR OPERATION HAT TRICK AWARD

Efforts by Trademark Licensing, Bronco Shop and Veteran Services, qualifies Boise State as a finalist for the Operation Hat Trick Excellence in Service Award. The award recognizes a collegiate institution’s efforts to support the recovery of wounded service members and veterans through sales of co-branded merchandise, where a portion of proceeds is donated to charities which assist in the rehabilitation of veterans.

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Orange shuttle line

 

Orange shuttle line will run through summer

To support Boise State’s expansion into downtown, the Department of Public Safety will run one free shuttle on the orange downtown route during the summer. This is a new service for summer students, faculty and staff.

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Bronco Appathon
Public Safety’s Mason second in annual appathon

Andrew Mason, an employee in the Department of Public Safety, and his team placed second in the 2017 Bronco Appathon, while also snagging awards for “Best Design” and “Best in Novice”.

 

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Don Whitehead

 

Congrats, Don Whitehead!

Don Whitehead of Facilities, Operations and Maintenance was nominated for the David S. Taylor Service to Students Award at this year’s Student Involvement Campus Awards Ceremony. The David S. Taylor Service to Students award highlights those who have provided exemplary service to students throughout the year.

 

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University Day

 

Participate in University Day and Arbor Day

Boise State’s annual University Day will take place 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 26. Participate in sprucing up the campus prior to commencement. Check in at the SUB Patio and in the Quad and get a free t-shirt!

The campus Arbor Day celebration will take place 10 a.m., Friday, April 28, in the Quad. Volunteers are welcome to help in planting a tree.

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B with Balloon
Risk Management and Insurance adds Two to Staff

Boise State’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) office is a small, three-person operation with a big job. Led by Kip McBean, ARM Risk Manager, the RMI office serves the university by protecting assets from the consequences of loss posed by threats from all natural and manmade hazards. In addition, they serve as a resource to provide a safe, disaster-resistant university for the entire campus.

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Fine Arts Building rendering
FINE ARTS Groundbreaking may 2

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Fine Arts Building will take place 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in the Towers Parking Lot. All staff members are invited to attend. 

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Operation Hat Trick

 

HONORS COLLEGE DINING HALL NAMING CONTEST

Submit an entry to name the new dining space located in the Honors College and Sawtooth Hall. Submissions for the contest run through April 28, 2017. The new space will enhance the quality of food service on campus with a focus on fresh food concepts and expanded hours.

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Bikes on Campus
CYCLE LEARNING CENTER OFFERS FREE BIKE DEMOS

The Cycle Learning Center is offering free demo rides on all types of rental bikes in conjunction with BroncoFit week, April 24-29, and May in Motion. Everyone is welcome to stop by the shop and take a bike out for a ride in order to try something new or different.

 

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Boise State coffee mug

SIGN UP FOR COFFEE WITH KEVIN

A monthly opportunity is available for division members to meet and converse with Kevin Satterlee, Chief Operating Officer. The first Friday each month, he will host 15-minute visits with individuals or teams of up to five people.

SIGN UP TODAY > 

 

B Trophy
NOMINATE DIVISION EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR

Boise State’s Campus Operations Division Employee of the Year awards will be given out each year at the divisional meeting. Nominations are open year-round for the three awards aligned with our division goals: 1) Empathy for the Customer, 2) Attention to Detail, and 3) Imputed Quality. 

NOMINATE TODAY > 

Occupational Safety Newsletter
Occupational Safety Newsletter

Each month the Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability team puts together an “Occupational Safety Newsletter” for the campus to read. 

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CAMPUS OPERATIONS VIDEO BLOG

Chase Duckworth, a Communications – Media Productions major, has joined the Campus Operations Team as a video blogger. His mission is to tell the Campus Operations’ story from the perspective of a student to the students. Check out recent Campus Operations’ happenings: Chase Duckworth

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PROMOTION AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Looking for opportunities or do you know someone we could add to our team? The following are open positions within the Campus Operations division:

VIEW ALL OPEN POSITIONS AT BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY >

IMPORTANT DATES and Events TO REMEMBER

The following are important dates and events to remember for the upcoming months:

  • April 26 – University Day (10 a.m.-2 p.m., SUB Patio and Quad)
  • April 28 – Arbor Day Tree Planting (10 a.m., Quad)
  • May 1-5 – Finals Week
  • May 2 – Fine Arts Groundbreaking Ceremony (10 a.m., Towers Parking Lot)
  • May 6 – Commencement

VIEW CAMPUS EVENTS CALENDARS >

MONTHLY TRAINING, Workshop, Speaker Opportunities

Boise State’s Campus Operations Division is continually offering training opportunities to provide continued education, required training, and development for its employees. The following are training sessions offered in the upcoming month:

DIVISION TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES >
OIT TECHNOLOGY TRAINING >
HUMAN RESOURCES WORKSHOPS >
FREE MAKERLAB WORKSHOPS >
BROWN BAG SPEAKER SERIES FROM THE CENTER FOR IDAHO HISTORY AND POLITICS >


CAMPUS OPERATIONS INFORMATION

Boise State Campus Operations is increasing communication efforts by offering online, email and social media as outlets for new events and more.

STAY CONNECTED 
Web: operations.boisestate.edu   |  Division Newsletters
Twitter: @BoiseStateOps  |  Instagram: @BoiseStateCampusOps  |  YouTube: BoiseStateCampusOps


STAY INVOLVED

Coffee with Kevin  |  Nominate an Employee of the Year 
Division Events  |  Training Opportunities  |  Comments/Suggestions


Story ideas, photos and videos may be submitted to Michelle Railsback for inclusion on the website, in the newsletter and on social media at any time. Contact Michelle Railsback at michellerailsback@boisestate.edu.

| OUR MISSION |

Boise State Campus Operations Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of our students while providing a quality campus experience.

A division focused on the future, Campus Operations’ mission is to provide a constructive, memorable and safe environment where students can pursue their educational goals.

Campus Operations oversees the campus, its grounds, facilities and operations, and strives toward constant improvement and attention to detail to create an exceptional atmosphere for its students. Additionally, we are entrusted with building an institution of higher learning, while helping students reach their futures.

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