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December 10, 2014

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Weekly Pledge Card Drawings Fantastic Finally on December 16th!

Have your completed CVC pledge card to Marla Whiteside by noon Tuesday, December 16th for your chance to be the recipient of either:

  • A $25 gift card to Brambleton Deli and a Domino’s card; or
  • A $25 gift card to The Quarter restaurant and a Domino’s card; or
  • A $50 gift card to Wildfour at Towers Mall and a Domino’s card!

All three gift cards will be awarded at noon on December 16th along with drawings for the remaining Domino’s cards. Use your pledge card to donate to CVC and submit it to Marla by the deadline date. If you have donated online, contact Marla so that your name may be included in the fantastic finally where all online and pledge card donors will be included in the final drawing.

Congratulations to Shana Roche the recipient an Annie Moore’s Irish Pub and a Dominos gift card on the December 5th drawing!

Remember, no amount of giving is too small! Support the college’s Give Here – Share There CVC campaign and help CVC reach their statewide goal of $3,700,000!

Thank you to all of those who have donated to the CVC charities through online donations, pledge cards, non-perishable donations to Feeding America and Roanoke SPCA, participation in the Chili Cook-Off, along with donations and purchases at the Auction for Animals!

** UPDATE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS **

Attention ALL employees (Full and Part-Time, Faculty and Staff):

To make sure Payroll has your current mailing address for W2 purposes, please review and update your address no later than TODAY by COB.      

To Edit an address:

  • Log-in to PeopleSoft.
  • Click "Main Menu".
  • Click "Self Service".
  • Click "Personal Information Summary".
  • Click "Change Home/Mailing Addresses" button.
  • Then click the “Edit” button to the right of the address which needs to be updated.
  • Fill out the form with your new mailing address information.  You must list the same address in the HOME and MAILING address variables.  Please ensure you are using proper USPS format and abbreviations.  The Postal code MUST be in the nine-digit format. Use this link to find your code:http://zip4.usps.com.
  • Residence/Juris Code should be the city or county location of the corresponding address.
  • List effective date of address change next to “On this date”.
  • Click “Save”.
  • Click “Ok”.
  • Click “Return to Personal Information” when verification of Address is complete.

Additionally, you must submit all address changes to the Human Resources Department. This can be done by emailing Heidi McClintic (hmcclintic@virginiawestern.edufrom your VWCC Employee Email Account (or you can use your VCCS Student Email account if you do not have an Employee Email Account with our college) with the request.

You should also take a few minutes to update all of your personal information.  The Job Aid in onVWConnect (has to be accessed while on campus or thru virtual network).  Go to HUMAN RESOURCES > PEOPLESOFT HRMS > Select the appropriate Checklist based on your position status (full-time or part-time).

December 9, 2014

Safety / Workers’ Compensation Tip of the Week….

What is Workers' Compensation??

In the event that you should have an accident or illness that arises out of and in the course of your employment at VWCCyou should report the accident or illness to your supervisor and the Human Resources Department immediately.  The Workers' Compensation Coordinator for our agency is Heidi McClintic.

  • For medical attention of a non-emergent nature, an employee must select a physician from the college's Panel of Physicians Form.
  • Employees sustaining serious (life threatening) injuries should contact Campus Police (857-7979) and/or 911, and seek medical attention at the closest emergency room.  Immediately upon stabilization of the injury, the employee should seek follow-up treatment from a physician on the Panel of Physicians Form.

Workers' Compensation claims are subject to approval by the Commonwealth's Workers' Compensation administrator (currently MC Innovations) and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission.

Please contact Heidi McClintic (hmcclintic@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6331) in the Human Resources Department for additional information concerning Workers' Compensation.

December 8, 2014

VWCC Employment Opportunities

Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Transcript Processor (Part-time)  *Open to VWCC Employees Only*
    • Deadline:  12/12/2014 by 5pm (EST)
  • Career Development Specialist
    • Deadline:  12/12/2014 by 5pm (EST)

For more details about our application process and/or to complete the online application, please visit our website:  www.virginiawestern.edu/hr and select "CAREER OPENINGS".  Feel free to contact HR, 857.7282, with any questions.

** UPDATE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS **

Attention ALL employees (Full and Part-Time, Faculty and Staff):

To make sure Payroll has your current mailing address for W2 purposes, please review and update your address no later than December 10th, 2014.    

To Edit an address:

  • Log-in to PeopleSoft.
  • Click "Main Menu".
  • Click "Self Service".
  • Click "Personal Information Summary".
  • Click "Change Home/Mailing Addresses" button.
  • Then click the “Edit” button to the right of the address which needs to be updated.
  • Fill out the form with your new mailing address information.  You must list the same address in the HOME and MAILING address variables.  Please ensure you are using proper USPS format and abbreviations.  The Postal code MUST be in the nine-digit format. Use this link to find your code:http://zip4.usps.com.
  • Residence/Juris Code should be the city or county location of the corresponding address.
  • List effective date of address change next to “On this date”.
  • Click “Save”.
  • Click “Ok”.
  • Click “Return to Personal Information” when verification of Address is complete.

Additionally, you must submit all address changes to the Human Resources Department. This can be done by emailing Heidi McClintic (hmcclintic@virginiawestern.edufrom your VWCC Employee Email Account (or you can use your VCCS Student Email account if you do not have an Employee Email Account with our college) with the request.

You should also take a few minutes to update all of your personal information.  The Job Aid in onVWConnect (has to be accessed while on campus or thru virtual network).  Go to HUMAN RESOURCES > PEOPLESOFT HRMS > Select the appropriate Checklist based on your position status (full-time or part-time).

December 5, 2014

** UPDATE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS **

Attention ALL employees (Full and Part-Time, Faculty and Staff):

To make sure Payroll has your current mailing address for W2 purposes, please review and update your address no later than December 10th, 2014.    

To Edit an address:

  • Log-in to PeopleSoft.
  • Click "Main Menu".
  • Click "Self Service".
  • Click "Personal Information Summary".
  • Click "Change Home/Mailing Addresses" button.
  • Then click the “Edit” button to the right of the address which needs to be updated.
  • Fill out the form with your new mailing address information.  You must list the same address in the HOME and MAILING address variables.  Please ensure you are using proper USPS format and abbreviations.  The Postal code MUST be in the nine-digit format. Use this link to find your code:http://zip4.usps.com.
  • Residence/Juris Code should be the city or county location of the corresponding address.
  • List effective date of address change next to “On this date”.
  • Click “Save”.
  • Click “Ok”.
  • Click “Return to Personal Information” when verification of Address is complete.

Additionally, you must submit all address changes to the Human Resources Department. This can be done by emailing Heidi McClintic (hmcclintic@virginiawestern.edufrom your VWCC Employee Email Account (or you can use your VCCS Student Email account if you do not have an Employee Email Account with our college) with the request.

You should also take a few minutes to update all of your personal information.  The Job Aid in onVWConnect (has to be accessed while on campus or thru virtual network).  Go to HUMAN RESOURCES > PEOPLESOFT HRMS > Select the appropriate Checklist based on your position status (full-time or part-time).

December 4, 2014

Employee Recognition Goody Bags

To celebrate the difference employee make each and every day, the Employee Recognition Committee will be happily and festively delivering fun-filled goody bags to employees that are present on Tuesday, December 9th!

Think of what some of the candies in the bags signify:

  • Starbursts ® - Because you burst with “S”ervice, “T”eamwork, “A”chievement and “R”esults!
  • Swedish Fish - “Fish Philosophy” – remembering to: Play, Make Their Day (customers), Being There (co-workers), and Choosing Your Attitude!
  • Jolly Rancher and Laffy Taffy - The importance to have a sense of humor and/or to share a laugh with co-workers every day!
  • Life Savers Gummies ® - Being there for your co-workers and making the customer’s day!
  • Bubble Gum - The team always sticks together and supports each other!
  • Tootsie Roll - Each employee is a “roll” model for others!
  • Nestles ® Crunch Bar - Each of you can be counted on during a crunch time!
  • Mint - For your commit “mint” to your work!
  • Dum Dums ® - We learn from our mistakes and from that become an even better employee!
  • M & M’s ® - M”eaningful contributions & “M”aking the difference!

 So that the reindeer and elves roaming the campus know who you are don’t forget to wear your employee badge on Tuesday, December 9th beginning at 10:00 a.m.!

The Employee Recognition Committee would like to thank you for your hard work and dedication in supporting the college’s mission, vision, core values, and goals!

Be on the look-out for special notifications in your bag as you may be the lucky recipient to be eligible to receive the STAR Award (Service, Teamwork, Achievement, Results). Those with a special recognition card may complete a nomination for you and also nominate a co-worker. Nominations received will be entered into a drawing for movie passes!

December 3, 2014

** UPDATE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS **

Attention ALL employees (Full and Part-Time, Faculty and Staff):

To make sure Payroll has your current mailing address for W2 purposes, please review and update your address no later than December 10th, 2014.    

To Edit an address:

  • Log-in to PeopleSoft.
  • Click "Main Menu".
  • Click "Self Service".
  • Click "Personal Information Summary".
  • Click "Change Home/Mailing Addresses" button.
  • Then click the “Edit” button to the right of the address which needs to be updated.
  • Fill out the form with your new mailing address information.  You must list the same address in the HOME and MAILING address variables.  Please ensure you are using proper USPS format and abbreviations.  The Postal code MUST be in the nine-digit format. Use this link to find your code:http://zip4.usps.com.
  • Residence/Juris Code should be the city or county location of the corresponding address.
  • List effective date of address change next to “On this date”.
  • Click “Save”.
  • Click “Ok”.
  • Click “Return to Personal Information” when verification of Address is complete.

Additionally, you must submit all address changes to the Human Resources Department. This can be done by emailing Heidi McClintic (hmcclintic@virginiawestern.edufrom your VWCC Employee Email Account (or you can use your VCCS Student Email account if you do not have an Employee Email Account with our college) with the request.

You should also take a few minutes to update all of your personal information.  The Job Aid in onVWConnect (has to be accessed while on campus or thru virtual network).  Go to HUMAN RESOURCES > PEOPLESOFT HRMS > Select the appropriate Checklist based on your position status (full-time or part-time).

December 2, 2014

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Weekly Pledge Card Drawings

Have your completed CVC pledge card to Marla Whiteside by noon Friday, December 5th for your chance to be the recipient of a $20 gift certificate to Annie Moore’s Irish Pub and also receive a Dominos card!

Congratulations to Debra Thomas the recipient of the November 21st drawing!

Remember, no amount of giving is too small! Support the college’s Give Here – Share There CVC campaign and help CVC reach their statewide goal of $3,700,000!

CommonHealth Monthly Challenge – Healthy Snacks and Lunches

December, a time that traditionally entails feasting on plenty of foods some of which is unhealthy if not kept in moderation. Leave those sugar plums at home and bring in healthy snacks and lunches to work this month! Read the rest of this entry »