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February 12, 2013

Workforce Development

Workforce Development http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/index.php

Intermediate AutoDesk Revit (CADD 2152) 8 week course (30 hrs) Class Number: 68271 Class Dates: Mondays 6:00-10:00pm - 2/25/13-4/15/13. Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu Class Details: http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/revitintermediate.php

MS Office Skills – The Next Level (ITEC 2348) – Franklin Center, Rocky Mount - Learning key tips and tricks can greatly improve your efficiency and productivity. Numerous shortcuts, WORD 2010 ribbon basics, quick access toolbar, pictures, adding borders and shading paragraphs, mail merge the easy way. EXCEL 2010 ribbon basics, quick access toolbar, removing duplicates in lists, formulas and filters. Instructor: Jo Smith. Class to be held at the Franklin Center, Rocky Mount. Dates: Thursdays 6:00-9:00pm - 3/21/13-3/28/13. Contact Paulette Parkhill (540) 857-6514 pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu or Brenda Fichtner (540) 483-017 x2117 bfichtner@virginiawestern.edu

Project Management Exam Prep Course (BUSC 2507) Class #68832 02/28/13 - 05/2/13 - 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of project management as defined within PMI.org, the accreditation body for project management. Instructor Darryl Agee. http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/pmp.php Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

VWCC Quick Connect Welding Class & AWS Certification Tuition Price: $2,192. Tuition includes: GMAW and FCAW Welding training, Consumable Material, OSHA 10 Certification, Career Readiness Certification, and American Welding Society Certifications for GMAW and FCAW. Class Dates: March 13, 2013 thru July 7, 2013, Wednesdays Only 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM (64 Hours Total). to be held at the Burton Center for Arts & Technology (Welding Lab). http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/welding.php Contact James E. Smith at 540-857-6273

What is “Navigate: Get THERE through Team Advising”?

“Navigate: Get THERE through Team Advising” is the title of our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) that is being developed during this academic year.

Come learn more about this preliminary five year action plan. We will share the preliminary details and get your feedback during these Faculty/Staff focus groups. They will be held on the following dates and times:

• Monday, February 18, 2013, in the Natural Science Center from 12-1 pm

• Monday, February 18, 2013, in the Natural Science Center from 2-3 pm

We will also hold Student Focus Groups next week. Thanks for stopping by the NSC to learn more about the preliminary plan and to share your thoughts.


Staff Senate Meeting will be held today at 10 a.m. in the HR Training Room.

Future meeting dates:

  • March 19, 10 a.m., Natural Science Center
  • April 16, 10 a.m., HR Training Room
  • May 21, 10 a.m., HR Training Room
  • July 16, 10 a.m., Natural Science Center

“Navigate: Get THERE through Team Advising”–Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Update

“Navigate: Get THERE through Team Advising” is the title of our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).  The project continues to progress at a wonderful pace this semester.

Several updates are listed below:

  • A preliminary overview document can be found at http://www.virginiawestern.edu/about/ie/sacs.php
  • The QEP-Design Team and multiple committees continue to work diligently on our exciting 5 year action plan.
  • ART 287 students are involved in a student logo contest.  A survey will be placed in the bulletin in mid-March for everyone to vote on a logo.  The winner of this contest will be announced at Spring Fling.
  • Faculty/Staff and Student Focus Groups will be held during the week of February 18.  More details will be provided in tomorrow's bulletin.

If you have questions, suggestions, or concerns related to "Navigate:  Get THERE through Team Advising", please feel free to contact Kristel Clark at kclark@virginiawestern.edu or 540-857-6218.

Virginia Western Basketball Sophomore Night

The Women's and Men's Basketball teams will celebrate thier Sophomore Night on  Friday, February 22 at 6:00 PM in the Gymnasium.  Come support your Blue Stars in their last regular season home games!