Virginia Western - The Community's College

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June 20, 2012

Knowledge Center Upgrade “Go Live” Date Postponed

Due to technical issues with the statewide Knowledge Center upgrade, the "Go Live" date for the new Knowledge Center Global has been postponed until Monday, June 25, 2012.

CALL FOR GREAT STUDENT STORIES

The VCCS is seeking interesting student stories from Virginia Western for its 2012 Annual Report. Please tell Josh Meyer ( jmeyer@virginiawestern.edu, 857-6311) as soon as possible if you know of a great student story that highlights access, affordability, student success, workforce or resources. He will need a little background on the story and contact information for the student. Students who are still in the area and can be easily interviewed/photographed are preferred.

STAFF SENATE LUNCHEON & MEETING – JULY 12TH Sign up today!

The Staff Senate Meeting & Luncheon will be held on Thursday, July 12th, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Natural Science Center. Join us for a meeting and luncheon set with a country fair theme.

A catered meal will be provided with an assortment of tossed and pasta salads, sandwiches, watermelon, Deb's lemonade and more!

Test your skills in the Best Dessert Contest, Watermelon Seed-Spitting Contest or the Pie Eating Contest. To enter the Best Dessert Contest, just bring your favorite dessert and a panel of sweet-toothed judges will judge the culinary creations and declare a winner. The judges reserve the right to second helpings in order to make an unbiased and impartial decision.

This is an opportunity for full- and part-time classified staff to join together to plan for the coming academic year and vote on speaker and training topics for upcoming Staff Senate meetings. All full- and part-time classified staff are encouraged to attend. Please use the following link to confirm your attendance so that we have the correct number for food reservations. http://calendar.activedatax.com/virginiawestern/EventRegistration.aspx?Rid=112&Iid=567073&Frm=

Please contact Amy Maiolo, Tara Nepper or Nicole Bell with questions.

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

WORKFORCE SERVICES (540)857-6076

http://www.virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/index.php

It is not too late to enroll in one or more of VWCC Summer Camps!

Career Exploration & Enrichment Camps (for grades 1-12) will run June 18, 2012 – August 10, 2012 http://www.virginiawestern.edu/summercamps/campinfo.html#general For Registration and more details contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Human Resources Management - SAVE TIME - SAVE MONEY - Hire Smart!

Beneficial for Businesses wishing to reduce turnover and/or improve hiring practices…

The Art of Hiring Smart: Improving Your Hiring Practices – BUSC 2550, Class Date: July 11, 2012

Developing and Retaining High Performing Teams: "People Reading" – BUSC 2551, Class Date: August 1, 2012 (DISC assessment available with this class)

Sewing/Tailoring & Pattern Drafting Courses (LLRN)

PROFESSIONAL LOW-COST-ONLINE SEWING-CLOTHING-CONSTRUCTION & PATTERN DRAFTING CLASSES for Teens and Adults (classes begin June 25th)

http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/onlineenrichment.php

Project Management Exam Prep - #32608 BUSC 2507

Follow link for more details: http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/pmpcert.php

Virginia Western Workforce Solutions CDL Training in partnership with CDS Tractor Trailer Training

This CDL Class A driver training program is designed to be skill based and hands-on to prepare you for the trucking industry. Our courses are intended to focus on developing a strong work ethic, teamwork, and self-confidence.

Withdraw and Refund Drop Dates

This is just a friendly reminder about add/drop dates for summer 2012 sessions

10-Week Session

  • Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a "W" is June 27

5W2 Session

  • Last Day to Register/Add a class is June 26
  • Last Day to Drop and Receive a Refund is June 27
  • Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a "W" is July 12

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