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July 8, 2013

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

VWCC KIDS College 2013 (summer camps for 3rd - 12th grades) - Follow link for more details: http://virginiawestern.edu/summercamps/index.html Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Project Management Exam Prep BUSC 2507 class #67186 - AC1 Thursday 07/25/13 - 09/26/13 (6:00pm-9:30pm) or BUSC 2507 - AC2 class #67189 Thursday 10/10/13 - 12/19/13 (6:00pm-9:30pm) Duncan Hall Room 102 - This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of project management as defined within PMI.org, the accreditation body for project management. Students must furnish their own textbooks. Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Industrial Maintenance Technician (17 Weeks, 20 Hours/Week, 340 Total Hours) This VWCC Quick Connect Intensive Industrial Maintenance Technician's program introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need to work in manufacturing or industrial plants. Entry level industrial maintenance technicians call upon a variety of skills in electronics, mechanical and digital systems to repair and maintain large and complex machines. Through on-line, classroom and hands-on training, students will build skills in an array of mechanical, electrical and technological areas including welding and maintenance, mechanical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and electrical control systems. Students will use a variety of resources including Tooling University from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. For additional program information, please contact Leah Coffman at 857-6678; James Smith at 857-6273; or contact a VWCC Career Transition Coach at 857-6296 (Deb Squire) or 857-6279 (Amanda Decker)

New Online Calendar Reservation Form Training

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.

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.

Blackboard IM Workshop and Registration Form

The Department of Distance Learning & Instructional Technology will host a one-day Blackboard IM workshop for VWCC faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff.

Blackboard Collaborate Enterprise IM (aka Blackboard IM) is an instant messaging tool used at VCCS colleges. Blackboard IM includes advanced features such as video chat, screen sharing, and a robust whiteboard, which allow everyone at our institution to collaborate and communicate quickly and easily.

Time: Friday July 26, from 8:30am to 4:00pm (Breakfast and Lunch will be provided)
Location: Webber Hall 312
Presenter:
Dr. Brian Finnegan (from Blackboard, Inc.)
Registration Form: Click here to Register the Workshop

Blackboard IM Workshop Agenda: This workshop is designed for VWCC Faculty and Staff to use Blackboard IM to support learning interaction and communication. The morning session (from 9am to noon) is designed to focus on VWCC faculty members to use BB IM. And the afternoon session (from 1pm to 4pm) is designed to focus on VWCC staff to use BB IM. Click here to View the Detailed Workshop Agenda

If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Halpin at CHalpin@virginiawestern.edu