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Campus Operations Division Newsletter – April 2017

Campus Operations Newsletter

APRIL 2017


EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Boise State Welcomes Chef Nathan Child

Chef Nathan ChildBoise 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 – NATHAN CHILD >     WATCH SPOTLIGHT VIDEO >

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


BOISE STATE IS FINALIST FOR OPERATION HAT TRICK AWARD

Operation Hat Trick

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.

READ MORE – OPERATION HAT TRICK >


Orange shuttle line will run through summer

Orange shuttle line

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.

READ MORE – ORANGE SHUTTLE >


Public Safety’s Mason second in annual appathon

Bronco 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”.

READ MORE – ANDREW MASON >


Congrats, Don Whitehead!

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.

READ MORE – DON WHITEHEAD >


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.

READ MORE – UNIVERSITY AND ARBOR DAY >


Risk Management and Insurance adds Two to Staff

B with Balloon

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.

READ MORE – RISK MANAGEMENT >


FINE ARTS Groundbreaking May 2

Fine Arts Building rendering

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.

READ MORE – FINE ARTS >


HONORS COLLEGE DINING HALL NAMING CONTEST

Operation Hat TrickSubmit 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.

READ MORE – HONORS COLLEGE >


CYCLE LEARNING CENTER OFFERS FREE BIKE DEMOS

Bikes on CampusThe 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.

READ MORE – CYCLE LEARNING CENTER >


SIGN UP FOR COFFEE WITH KEVIN

Boise State coffee mug

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 >


NOMINATE DIVISION EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR

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

READ MORE – OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY >


CAMPUS OPERATIONS VIDEO BLOG

Chase DuckworthChase 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:

VIEW MORE VIDEOS >


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 Newsletter
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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