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July 1, 2013

New Online Calendar Reservation Form

On Friday, June 28, changes were made to the college's online calendar reservation form. Additional tutorial opportunities are available as follows for the new form:

  • July 2 at 2-3 p.m.
  • July 8 at 10-11 a.m.
  • July 9 at 2-3 p.m.
  • July 10 at 10-11 a.m.

All training will take place in the HR Training Room, F002 on the ground floor of Fishburn Hall. Please contact Tara Nepper (tnepper@virginiawestern.edu) with questions.

Health Flexible Spending Account Benefit Cards

Employees that enrolled in a health flexible spending account (FSA) should be receiving their Elite VISA® Benefit cards and Welcome Kits by the end of this week. The cards were mailed beginning June 21 to participants’ home addresses. As a reminder:

  • Use your new Elite VISA card for services on or after July 1 and your current Wage Works card through June 30th.
  • Address FSA questions or concerns about the accounts for the current 2012-2013 plan year to Wage Works. 
  • Contact Anthem, the new FSA administrator, on or after July 1 about accounts for the 2013-2014 plan year.
  • If you have remaining money in your health FSA for the 2012-2013 plan year, be sure to spend it by June 30.
  • For employees that use paper documents to be reimbursed for expenses occurred through June 30th the deadline to submit the paperwork to Wage Works is September 30.

Who to Contact

2012-2013 Accounts:  Wage Works at www.wageworks.com or 877-WageWorks (877-924-3967).

2013-2014 Accounts: Anthem at www.benefitadminsolutions.com/anthem or 877-451-7244.

Interested in seeing a demonstration by a world renowned chocolate & sugar arts chef?

On Tuesday, July 16 from 11:30am - 1:00pm at Taubman Museum, Chef Ewald Notter will be demonstrating his amazing skills and conducting a meet and greet. He is an acclaimed master of modern day confectionery arts, popularly known as a celebrated competitor, eminent teacher and esteemed author. His masterpiece creations come from his artistic palette of sugar and chocolate. Chef Notter is widely respected as an innovator that helped mold the craft and advance the industry. He has worked and competed in over 15 countries, winning numerous awards including at least 15 gold medals, as well as National and World Pastry Team Champion, and Pastry Chef of the Year. As part of the 2001 U.S. National Team in Lyon, France, he scored the highest ever recorded number of points for sugar, 699 out of 700, helping the U.S. Team achieve its first Gold Medal.
Admission is free to the event.

VWCC Employment Opportunities

Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • CCAP Success Coach
    • Deadline:  7/5/2013 by 5pm (EST)
  • Coordinator of Developmental Education
    • Deadline:  7/8/2013 by 5pm (EST)
  • Head Women's Basketball Coach (Part-time)
    • Deadline:  Open Until Filled

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!

VWtv Slide Instructions

Need a slide on the VWtv? Use this easy link below to get your information out.

VWConnect > Institutional Advancement > Office of Communications > VWtv slide - https://sites.google.com/site/vwmediageeks/vwtv-request

Remember to keep your VWtv slide message short and to the point. You only have six seconds to catch their attention.

Remember - this link is on VWConnect so it can only be accessed through an on-campus computer or through the virtual desktop if off campus.

Thank you

Dear VWCC Family,

I just wanted to send a note of thanks and appreciation for all of your prayers, cards, and gifts while I have been away.  Your well-wishes have meant so much to me and my family.  We are getting on the mend now and I hope to see you in July.  Take care and again thank-you and God bless.

Lee Allen

Staff Senate Summer Meeting/Luncheon

The Staff Senate Summer Meeting/Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, July 17th at 11:30 a.m. in the Natural Science Center. Plan now to attend! Please register at http://calendar.activedatax.com/virginiawestern/EventRegistration.aspx?Rid=133&Iid=607545&Frm=

Contact Rick Robers at rrobers@virginiawestern.edu with questions.