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January 28, 2014

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

KIDS College - Food for Thought Family Night Out Cooking Classes (KIDS 2437 6:00pm-8:00pm begin February 5th! Due to the recent inclement weather delays class will begin Wednesday, February 5th. There is still time to register!!! http://virginiawestern.edu/kidscollege/classes.php  A second session of classes begins Wednesday 3/12/14, 3/26/14, 4/9/14  http://www.virginiawestern.edu/workforce/docs/familynightoutflyer.pdf  Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu to receive the application and registration details (540) 857-6514.

KIDS College Summer Youth Program Registrations begin March 3, 2014 http://www.virginiawestern.edu/kidscollege  Contact: Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu or (540) 857-6514

Project Management Professional Certification (BUSC - 58672 AC2)  Thursday  (6:00pm-9:30pm) 3/27/14 - 5/29/14
http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/pmp.php (visit http://www.pmi.org/CareerDevelopment/Pages/Obtaining-Credential.aspx for more information). Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Intro to Basics, Families Creation and Advanced Revit Techniques (CADD 2153 AC1) Thursday (6:00pm-9:45pm) 3/20/14 - 5/8/14  http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/business_professional.php  This (8) week non-credit course will expand on the knowledge of the Foundations of Revit and further develop integrated floor plans, coordinate systems, drawing families, massing, extruding, dimensions, creation and editing. Pre Req: CAD drafting experience. Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Home Inspection Training Course now available! Online Home Study Course or 3-day in classroom course includes online Home Study Course; Class dates: March 14-16, 2014; 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Follow this link for more details: http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/homeinspection.php

Eric Stiles, a former supervisor and head tailor/fitter for Giorgio Armani, Polo Ralph Lauren is coming to Roanoke! Sewing/Construction & Pattern Drafting classes (LLRN 2700 - 6 sessions, one per week for 6 consecutive weeks on THURSDAYS) 3/6/14 - 4/10/14 Click this link for more details- http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/sewing.php  Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

QuickBooks for Business Workshop (ACCT 2195 - AC1) Thursday 5/1/14 - 5/15/14 (6:00pm-9:00pm) http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/conted/quickbooks.php - Learn tips and tricks for using QuickBooks to manage your accounting records, freeing up time for you to grow your business. This in-depth workshop will help you succeed! Pre-Req: ACC-110 or prior experience using QuickBooks. Interested in the summer session; please contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Go from $0 to $40,000 in 20 Days! - Class A CDL Licensing Class This is a 20-Day Program, which can be completed on a full or part-time basis.  The program is designed to get students trained and licensed with the Department of Motor Vehicles.  Throughout the program, students will participate in classroom and hands-on training which will prepare them to meet and exceed all DMV, Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier guidelines.  Career placement is conducted throughout the course of the program.  Students thrive to receive pre-hires from companies throughout the industry, which is experiencing a major driver shortage.  Contact CDS Tractor Trailer Training at 540-857-6188 or cpender@virginiawestern.edu.

Faculty/Staff IDs

Faculty and Staff who still need ID can come during the open ID office hours below:

Mondays      11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Tuesdays       2:30 – 5:30 PM

 The ID office is located in the 2nd floor lobby of the Thomas Center.  Employees need to bring a completed and signed Faculty/Staff ID request form completed by their supervisor.  If employees can not make the listed times, they can email Nick Owens (nowens@virginiawestern.edu) or Natasha Lee (nlee@virginiawestern.edu) to set up an appointment.
Questions about ID hours, email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu

Health Care & Wellness Job Fair

Focused Career Fair open to majors in:

 ***NURSING, MEDICAL, HEALTH TECH, LAB SCIENCES, FITNESS & WELLNESS RELATED PROGRAMS***

What:  Health Care & Wellness Job Fair
When: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014; 12-3:30 (come & go event)

Where: Multipurpose Room - Fralin Center
 
Register for this event in THE HALL CAREER CENTER- Thomas Center G202, 857-8798, careercenter@virginiawestern.edu
 
Students & Alumni can come learn about current openings in the Health Care & Wellness fields in the Roanoke Valley, how to apply and get a chance to meet with employers face-to-face!  Don't forget to come by the Career Center for information on Resume Writing or a Resume Power Hour for a quick critique prior to the event. For more information on Resume Power Hour times check out http://www.virginiawestern.edu/career_center/