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April 4, 2014

Photographer on campus today

If you are a faculty or staff member in need of an updated photo for professional purposes (or VW Connect), the Marketing Office will have a photographer on campus from 1-2 p.m. in the Marketing Suite (Fishburn Hall, F01). Please stop by!

LAST CALL: CCAP Jazz Honor Band tickets!

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.


Web Server Maintenance on Friday, April 4th

IET will be performing maintenance on the web server Friday afternoon. This may result in a brief interruption of service. If you need access to My VWCC during that time, it can be accessed directly at http://vw.my.vccs.edu/.

If you find any problems with the web site following Friday's maintenance, please notify us at webadmin@virginiawestern.edu.

Still Time to Apply for the Advisor Academy

Looking for an on-campus professional development opportunity to develop your advising skills? Apply to attend the Advisor Academy. This three day workshop will delve into best practices in advising, as well as tips and tools to use when advising students.

Follow this link to the application(https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1tL6bVsnd8xeM97HTZbfRc8V5bHPxRsW4jRfNe872bxg/viewform). Feel free to contact Jenifer Kurtz with any questions.

Application deadline now extended to Thursday, April 10.

Virginia Public Service Week Recognition Event

Every May, state agencies across Virginia will celebrate the hard work and dedication that state employees provide to the Commonwealth of Virginia through recognition events in honor of Virginia Employee Public Service Week.

Due to the operational challenges that Virginia Western faces during the traditional recognition period, we will be celebrating Virginia Employee Public Service Week on Wednesday, April 9, 2014:

Virginia Public Service Week

Fralin Center, Multi-purpose Room

11:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Wildwood Smokehouse will cater this event providing you pulled chicken and pork, BBQ beans, potato salad, cole slaw and a dinner role.

For your additional pleasure, an assortment of challenges will be available:

  • Jelly Beans Guessing Game   Be the employee to guess the closest amount of jelly beans and win the jar of candy!
  • Name that Employee and Recognition Line-Up  Have fun while you eat by matching recognition statements made on You Make the Difference Cards to the recipient, and identifying pictures of co-workers.  The employee that matches the most correct responses will receive a prize!

You will also have the opportunity to recognize an accomplishment or a noteworthy action of a co-worker on a paper brick wall for the college’s Wall of Fame.  Three (3) employees will be awarded a recognition reward based on the recognition action (brick) completed by your peers.  The VWCC bricks will be proudly displayed on the college's Wall of Fame during the traditional Public Service Week, May 4 – 10th.

Thank you for making a difference!

Digital Photography

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. Instructor: Teena Cook. For more details contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu