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Campus Operations Division Newsletter – June 2017

Campus Operations Newsletter

JUNE 2017
 

 

Construction on Center for fine arts gets under way

Boise State University has begun construction on the new Center for Fine Arts, a $42 million project on the west end of campus along Capitol Boulevard.  

A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 2 and construction fencing was placed May 15 to begin the two-year project.

CENTER FOR FINE ARTS >  

EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: GABE BISHOP

Gabe BishopAfter a regional search, Gabe Bishop recently joined the Campus Operations’ team as the manager of the Landscape Services Department. Prior to Boise State, Bishop was the Landscape Manager at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, a campus which US News and World Report identified as the most beautiful campus.

Gabe has a BS from Cal Poly in Environmental Horticulture and a Masters Certificate from the University of California in Sustainability.

WATCH SPOTLIGHT >  

CONGRATS, CAMPUS OPS GRADS!

Buster GraduatingThe May 2017 Spring Commencement marked Boise State’s 100th commencement ceremony, as well as the first on The Blue. Congratulations to the Campus Operations employees who graduated!

Lisa Barry (Environmental Studies)
Aaron Bartz (Materials Science and Engineering)
Alex Belisle (Masters in Political Science)
Trace Blackstone (Environmental Studies)
Crystal Blanchard (Communication)
Eric Christiansen (Mechanical Engineering)
Nicolas Cota (Civil Engineering)
Chase Duckworth (Communication)
Steven Fowler (HVAC Journeyman)
Susan Fullmer (Associate of Science)
Cory Gervais (History Secondary Education)
Lindsay Harwood (BBA General Business)
Sarah Hastings (Sociology)
Connor Jungkuntz (Construction Management)
Nathaniel King (Psychology)
Abby La Chance-Cunningham (BBA Accountancy)
Jesse Lang 
Andrew Mason (Graphic Design)
Amanda McClain 
Taylor Red Elk
Jesse Rupe (Computer Science)
Prabesh Subedi (Electrical Engineering)
Christopher Sutherlin (Multidisciplinary Studies)
Alexandra Taylor (Elementary Education)
Whitney Thorton (Elementary Education)
Gabrielle Winston (Communication)
Tristan Youngstrom (Health Science)

Campus Ops Save the Date 2017

ANNUAL DIVISION-WIDE MEETING SET FOR AUGUST 2

Please mark your calendars for the annual Boise State Campus Operations’ division-wide meeting. Meeting times have been set for 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 2, 2017, to accommodate employees working during the day, night and swing shifts.

Both sessions will be approximately one-hour long and held in the Student Union Special Events Center (SPEC).

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Annual Division Survey

In the interest of continual improvement in positive workplace environment and communication, please complete the short, five-minute Campus Operations Employee Survey by Friday, June 16. All data gathered will be anonymous and will be used to improve our employee and student experience.

Two respondents will be selected to receive a $25 Bronco Shop gift card.

READ MORE >

 

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Bronco Shop Semi-Annual Sale, June 5-23

It’s time for the Bronco Shop’s Semi-Annual sale!
Visit the Bronco Shop, June 5-23, and receive great deals on close-out products. This is a three-week progressive discount sale – meaning that as the sale goes on, the prices get lower. Save an additional 25-75 percent off.
This sale is available at all Bronco Shop locations, in-stores only, while supplies last.
Visit www.broncoshop.com for store locations and hours.

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Register for Crucial Conversations

Boise State University’s Campus Operations division offers the Crucial Conversations training program, which provides employees with the tools to manage difficult and important conversations, communicate thoughts and achieve positive results. The two-day program developed by VitalSmarts and is facilitated by certified Crucial Conversations instructor Ms. Tana Monroe, Director of Department of Public Safety.

READ MORE >

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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 > 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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. 

This month’s nominees were:

Empathy for the Customer: Kathleen Anderson, Larry Stolworthy, Kristina Whitaker

Imputed Quality: Tyler Zachariasen

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 graduate, completed his final semester with the Campus Operations team as a video blogger. See some of his final videos which tell the Campus Operations’ story from the perspective of a student to the students: Chase Duckworth

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:

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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