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November 24, 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).

Welcome New Hires!

Please take a minute to stop by and say hello to the following new faces at Virginia Western!

  • Charles "Josh" Farmer began on 11/10/2014 as the Admissions Office Manager for Student Services. (Please note: Josh's email is CFarmer@virginiawestern.edu).
  • Dawn Kubik began on 11/05/2014 as the part-time Fitness Center Assistant for the Fitness Center in Student Services.
  • Jeffrey Kamal began on 11/21/2014 as a part-time Testing Center Assistant for the Testing Center in Learning Resources.

Welcome to Virginia Western!

November 20, 2014

Redskins Fans – Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has a CVC Fund Raiser for You!

DMV is again pleased to announce the Department of Motor Vehicles  Washington Redskins autographed souvenir license plate auction.  This year, DMV is auctioning off four personalized souvenir license plates individually signed by Morgan Moses, Jordan Reed, Santana Moss and Brian Orakpo.  Keep in mind that there is only one plate for each of the four players so give it your best bid!

Here’s how it works:

  • Go to www.dmvNOW.com/CVC.
  • Now through, December 5, 2014 at noon., submit your bid(s) on the plate(s) you’d like to have.
  • Check back often, as you may get outbid.  The highest bid is displayed on the screen.
  • Whoever has the highest bid at noon on December 5, 2014, wins the autographed license plate.

That’s it!

Proceeds from the auction will go to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond which was selected by the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation.

Before placing your big, there are a few more things you need to know:

  • Auction is open to State Employees only.
  • Auction winners will be notified by close of business on December 5, 2014. Winners will then be instructed on how and where to send donations.
  • Donations must be received at DMV headquarters no later than December 10, 2014 at 4 p.m.
  • Winners will be sent their autographed license plate once their donation is received.
  • Souvenir license plates are not for use on vehicles. They are for display only.

 

 

November 19, 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.edu) from 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).

WellGOnomics: How You Move Matters Facilitated Classroom

Department of Human Resources Management, CommonHealth, has a new employee health campaign called WellGOnomics: How You Move Matters.

This campaign focuses on ergonomics. Ergonomically incorrect work and home environments or movements can cause an increase in injuries, aches, and pains. Sue Perry, our CommonHealth Regional Coordinator, will help employees focus on how you move throughout the day and how to evaluate your activities, such as electronics use, sitting, standing, driving, and lifting.

Let Sue Perry show you how to stop, think, and evaluate before you move to prevent injuries. Participants will receive an incentive compliments of CommonHealth. There are two separate sessions available for you to choose from!

WellGOnomics

Human Resources Training Room – Fishburn Hall

Thursday, November 20, 2014

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

The facilitated classroom on WellGOnomics is a CommonHealth Event. CommonHealth events permit Virginia Western employees who are scheduled to work during the event to be authorized to take up to one hour of paid time per month in order to participate provided their supervisor permits the employee to attend.

November 18, 2014

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Weekly Pledge Card Drawings

Have your completed CVC pledge card to Marla Whiteside by noon Friday, November 21st for your chance to be the recipient of a “buy one get one free” lunch or dinner from Montano’s! Plus the recipient of the drawing can choose from one of three cards: Subway card, Dominos, or Java bucks!

Congratulations to the Pam Cox and Samantha James both recipients of the November 14th drawing!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Chili Cook-Off and Auction for Animals! 115lbs of food was donated to Feeding America of Southwest Roanoke and over 200lbs of pet food for the Roanoke SPCA! Total fund donations to support ASCPA will be coming soon after everyone picks up their auction items!

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!

What Are You Grateful For?

In this season of gratitude, Brown Library wants to express appreciation to our work-study students— six enthusiastic and conscientious people, who are dedicated workers and excellent students. We thank them for their contributions to the Circulation Department and to the library as a whole.

Come to the top floor of the Brown Library building where our student workers and library staff members are happy to serve you.

Happy Thanksgiving from Brown Library!

November 13, 2014

WellGOnomics: How You Move Matters Facilitated Classroom

Department of Human Resources Management, CommonHealth, has a new employee health campaign called WellGOnomics: How You Move Matters.

This campaign focuses on ergonomics. Ergonomically incorrect work and home environments or movements can cause an increase in injuries, aches, and pains. Sue Perry, our CommonHealth Regional Coordinator, will help employees focus on how you move throughout the day and how to evaluate your activities, such as electronics use, sitting, standing, driving, and lifting.

Let Sue Perry show you how to stop, think, and evaluate before you move to prevent injuries. Participants will receive an incentive compliments of CommonHealth. There are two separate sessions available for you to choose from!

WellGOnomics

Human Resources Training Room – Fishburn Hall

Thursday, November 20, 2014

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.

The facilitated classroom on WellGOnomics is a CommonHealth Event. CommonHealth events permit Virginia Western employees who are scheduled to work during the event to be authorized to take up to one hour of paid time per month in order to participate provided their supervisor permits the employee to attend.

November 11, 2014

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Weekly Pledge Card Drawings

Have your completed CVC pledge card to Marla Whiteside by noon Friday, November 14th for your chance to be the recipient of donated gift cards. There will be two drawings again this week!

The recipients of the drawing can choose from one of three cards: Subway card, Dominos, or Java bucks and they will also receive a McAllister’s lunch card! Additionally, the first name drawn will receive a Relay for Life t-shirt! T-shirts are gone after that, but don’t despair as the second name drawn will receive an additional choice between a Subway, Dominos, or Java bucks card!

Congratulations to the recipients of the November 7th drawing:

Tracy Harmon – Relay for Life t-shirt, $5 Java Bucks, and a McAllister’s lunch card

Joanie White - Relay for Life t-shirt, $5 Java Bucks, and a McAllister’s lunch card

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!

Don’t forget – Auction for Animals is Wednesday, November 12th from 10 to 2 p.m. in the Natural Science Center! Bid on treasured items to help fund the ASPCA, bring Purina pet food (or other needed items) to support the Roanoke SPCA for your entry into a drawing for a $10 Foster’s Grille gift card, and you can even snuggle with adoptable pets!  Questions about this event?  Contact Faith Janney or Melissa Williams.

November 10, 2014

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Weekly Pledge Card Drawing on November 14th!

Submit your CVC pledge card to Marla Whiteside by noon on Friday, November 14th and you will be entered into a drawing to receive a Relay for Life T-Shirt and your choice of one of the following donations by our campus vendors:

  • Slice of pizza and a drink compliments of Dominos
  • 6 inch sub compliments of Subway
  • $5 Java Bucks compliments of Java the Hutt

And, you will also receive a McAllister’s lunch card! There will be two drawings on November 14th. The second pledge card drawn will not have a t-shirt (as they will have been all distributed) but will get another pick of either Dominos, Subway, or Java!

Other ways to donate include:

  • Donate online
  • Donate and support the upcoming college event:  Auction for Animals on November 12th. At this event you can bid on one or more of the wonderful items donated to support ASPCA. Bring Purina food or other items the Roanoke SPCA specified the need for and you will be entered into a drawing to receive a $10 gift card from Foster’s Grille! Questions? Contact Melissa Williams or Faith Janney.

Remember, no amount of giving is too small! Help support our community during the college’s 2014 Give Here – Share There CVC Virginia is for Giving Campaign!