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March 31, 2014

Need tickets to the CCAP Jazz Honor Band?

The CCAP Jazz Honor Band presented by Trane is a unique jazz presentation by talented local high school musicians. Support the arts and Virginia Western's Community College Access Program. The Educational Foundation has reserved some tickets for Virginia Western faculty and staff. If you are interested in attending with a guest, email Ruth Cassell at crcassell@virginiawestern.edu to redeem your tickets.

WHAT: CCAP Jazz Honor Band Concert presented by Trane

WHEN: Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: The Jefferson Center--Shaftman Performance Hall

COST: $12, special rates available for students and groups of 10 or more

TICKETS: Available online at http://www.jeffcenter.org/ccap-jazz-honor-band

INFO: Selected high school jazz students from Roanoke Valley high schools participating in CCAP will perform. Brandon Lee, a renowned jazz trumpeter will be the guest conductor.

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WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

KIDS College Summer Youth Programs - Early registration discount through May 30th! Follow link for more details http://www.virginiawestern.edu/kidscollege  Contact: Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu or (540) 857-6514

Summer 2014 Classes:

Intro to Basics, Families Creation and Advanced Revit Techniques (CADD 2153 AC1) Thursday (6:00pm-9:45pm) 4/10/14 - 5/29/14  http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/business_professional.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) Click for more details: http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/conted/quickbooks.php - Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Digital Photography (PHTG 2201 - AC1) Tuesday 5/6/14 - 6/10/14 (6:30pm-8:30pm) This five week class will cover what symbols mean; proper exposure; lighting and portraits; composition and landscapes; processing your images. - Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

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) 5/29/14 - 7/10/14 (No Class July 3) Must meet 20 minimum registrations. Click this link for more details- http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/sewing.php  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: July 25-27, 2014; 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Follow this link for more details: http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/programs/homeinspection.php

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus: The New Microsoft Office for Students

Attention Faculty: Please share the information below with your students!

VWCC is happy to announce the new Microsoft Student Advantage program. Current students are able to download and install Microsoft Office desktop applications for no cost.

Go to http://www.virginiawestern.edu/iet/helpdesk/studentsoftware.php for all the details.

Please contact the Help Desk at 7-7354 or helpdesk@virginiawestern.edu if you have any questions.

Alliance for Excellence Awards Program

The Alliance for Excellence is in the process of planning its 28th Alliance for Excellence Awards Program for African American students. For 27 years, AFE and Virginia Western have joined together to honored students for outstanding achievement.
We are currently taking nominations from faculty and staff for African American students who have excelled academically OR while not at the top of the class have provided outstanding service in the community. Please nominate students by April 11 at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BSDFTWN. If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Hill at mhill@virginiawestern.edu.

JOB BLAST!!! EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS & ALUMNI

Apply TODAY for:

  • Engineer - Full-Time
  • Automotive Installation Tech-Full-Time
  • Distribution Dispatcher (Utility Company)– Full Time
  • Cab Drivers-Full-Time; Part-Time
  • Prepres/Graphics- Full-Time
  • Accountant/Bookkeeper-Full-Time
  • Inside Sales/Management-Full-Time
  • Electrical & Mechanical Design Engineers- Full-Time
  • Sales Associate-Part-Time
  • Sales Support Specialist - Full-Time

or any of the other 70+ positions available on our job bank. Follow the directions below to Register for THE HALL CAREER CENTER's online job bank to view position descriptions, company details, & application process. Check out the Career Center's televisions located in the library and on the 2nd floor of the Thomas Center for JOB BLAST listings weekly.

Registration Instructions:

  1. GO TO VWCC HOME PAGE   www.virginiawestern.edu.
  2. Click on Hall Career Center (Top and Center of homepage).
  3. On the left side click JOB BANK.
  4. Click on STUDENT/ALUMNI.
  5. Click on REGISTER.
  6. Fill in template (starred fields are required; use your school email address in the primary email field).
  7. Click SUBMIT. An email verification link will be sent to the primary email.
  8. Log in to your email and follow the link verify your account and set a password.
  9. You will then be taken into the job bank.
  10. Upload RESUME to apply( need help?- check homepage for Resume Power Hours)

Contact THE HALL CAREER CENTER if you have any questions- 540.857.7298/ careercenter@virginiawestern.edu

March 28, 2014

Local Book Featured in People Magazine and Available at Brown Library

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening by local author, Carol Wall, is featured in the “Books” review section of the March 10th issue of People Magazine. The review calls the book “a profoundly moving memoir that tells the story of an unexpected friendship and the rewards of reaping what we sow.”

Two copies of this popular new book are available on the top floor of Brown Library. See a library staff member at the Circulation Desk, and check out this featured selection for a 2 week period.

Come to Brown Library and “Get your READ on!”

Open House Tomorrow!

Invite your current and former students to join the Virginia Western Alumni Association for an Open House at the Fralin Center for Science and Health Professions. Come and learn about all the health professions programs housed in the Fralin Center, speak with Roanoke Valley health professions service providers at the vendor fair, and enjoy free refreshments and prizes. The event is open to the public.

What: Virginia Western Alumni Association Open House

Date: Saturday, March 29

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Fralin Center

CCAP Jazz Honor Band April 5

Make College Possible and plan to attend the CCAP Jazz Honor Band presented by Trane. All proceeds benefit Virginia Western's Community College Access Program. Reserve your ticket today!

WHAT: CCAP Jazz Honor Band Concert presented by Trane

WHEN: Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: The Jefferson Center--Shaftman Performance Hall

COST: $12, special rates available for students and groups of 10 or more

TICKETS: Available online at http://www.jeffcenter.org/ccap-jazz-honor-band

INFO: Selected high school jazz students from Roanoke Valley high schools participating in CCAP will perform. Brandon Lee, a renowned jazz trumpeter will be the guest conductor.

College Budget Process

The college budget process for Fiscal Year 2014 -2015 is now open.  All college employees are encouraged to participate in the process by communicating with their respective Dean or Department Head to identify funding needs and to facilitate the submission of such requests.  Requests may be submitted from now through the deadline of April 18, 2014.

All requests for funding regardless of the source, including equipment trust fund (ETF) must be submitted through the budget process.

-Cheryl Miller, Vice President of Finance