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April 28, 2014



Deadline: 4 p.m., May 16, 2014

Requirements: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, high school graduate or have a GED, and be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credits at Virginia Western in Fall 2014.

Apply Online: www.virginiawestern.edu/foundation/scholarship

Many scholarships have additional requirements, so it is important to read each scholarship descriptions carefully when applying.

The Virginia Western Educational Foundation has over $140,000 in scholarship funds available for academic excellence or financial need to help you reach your educational goals.  You don’t have to receive federal financial aid to qualify for financial need scholarships.

VWCC Employment Opportunity

Human Resources is currently accepting applications for the following position:

  • Administrative Officer for Academic Assessment
    • Deadline:  05/12/2014 by 5 pm (EST)

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.

Summer TOTAL Workshops for Professional Development


VWCC has joined a consortium with BRCC, NRCC, WCC, VWCC,  and VHCC to maximize resources and offer as many TOTAL classes to faculty as possible as NOVA will not be offering any TOTAL courses this summer.  Therefore, when registering for the VCCS TOTAL courses offered this summer through the Southwest Consortium, please select the BRCC section as stated in Step 5 of the instructions below.

Each workshop focuses on a single topic for your professional development plan. Registration is open and closes at noon on May 16 for the May 19 workshops, and closes at noon on July 3 for the July 7 workshopsThe schedule is:

Start Date Workshop Title Length of Workshop Facilitat
May 19, 2014 VCCS: Using Best Practices in Online Teaching
(Please select BRCC Section)
4 weeks Ramona Coveny
Ken Fairbanks
May 19, 2014 VCCS: Designing Rubrics and Providing Feedback
(Please select BRCC Section)
4 weeks Carrie Halpin
Don Taylor
July 7, 2014 VCCS: Preparing Student Learning Objectives
(Please select BRCC Section)
2 weeks Ramona Coveny
July 7, 2014 VCCS: Developing Collaborative Activities
(Please select BRCC Section)
2 weeks Ian Griffin

Instructions for Accessing VCCS TOTAL Courses via the Knowledge Center:

  1. Login to the VWCC Knowledge Center: https://covkc.virginia.gov/vwcc/
  2. Go to Learning Center >> Course Catalog
  3. Enter Keywords:  VCCS Total in the Search Text box. Click Search.
  4. Click on the course link of the course in which you would like to enroll.
  5. Click on the BRCC section.
  6. Click Enroll.  You will see that your status changes to “Enrolled.”  You will also see a statement confirming the date you enrolled:  e.g. You enrolled in this item on 1/13/2014.
  7. After enrolling, you will be able to see the course(s) in which you are enrolled in the Scheduled Training box located on My Homepage:  Home >> My Workspace >> My Homepage.

If you have questions or need assistance regarding the Knowledge Center, please contact Sarah Miller, Heidi McClintic or Carly Johnson in Human Resources.  If you have any questions about the workshop format and content, please contact Carrie Halpin or Ramona Coveny in eLearning & Instructional Technology (eLIT).

Reception Honoring Dr. Elizabeth Wilmer

Please join Dr. Sandel as he hosts a dessert reception celebrating Dr. Elizabeth Wilmer’s appointment as Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs. Stop by the 1st floor lobby of Fishburn Hall on Monday, May 5th, from 1-2:30 p.m. to share your well wishes with Dr. Wilmer and enjoy a sweet treat!!!