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March 6, 2015

Main and Top Floors of Library Closed During Spring Break

The main floor and the top floor of the Brown Library building will be closed to the public during Spring Break (Monday through Saturday, March 8 – 14).

When these floors re-open on Monday, March 16, the hours will be as follows:

Link Learning Commons (main floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

Math Center (main floor)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: 9-1

Library Services (top floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

Writing Center (ground floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: Closed

Science Center (ground floor)
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-4
Wednesday: 8-12

March 4, 2015

Main and Top Floors of Library Closed During Spring Break

The main floor and the top floor of the Brown Library building will be closed to the public during Spring Break (Monday through Saturday, March 8 – 14).

When these floors re-open on Monday, March 16, the hours will be as follows:

Link Learning Commons (main floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

Math Center (main floor)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: 9-1

Library Services (top floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

Writing Center (ground floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: Closed

Science Center (ground floor)
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-4
Wednesday: 8-12

March 3, 2015

You Make The Difference Employee Recognition Event

The “You Make the Difference” recognition program is a way for co-workers and supervisors throughout the year to acknowledge employees on the spot who strive to truly make a positive difference at Virginia Western. Valuing and appreciating the efforts made by employees to meet and/or exceed the college’s mission, vision, and core values are critical to the success of the college.

Join in as the college celebrates and recognizes your positive contributions that lead to the success of the college and the students that we serve!

 “You Make the Difference” Employee Recognition Event

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Natural Science Center 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

All employees are invited to stop by to socialize and praise their peers at this event.  This year, the event will not be catered; however, a small assortment of snacks will be provided for your enjoyment!

Following the ceremony there will be award drawings from those employees that have received a “You Make the Difference” card issued by their peer(s) or supervisors from March 2014 through February 2015. Remember to bring your cards with you to the ceremony for your chance to be a recipient of an award. Awards will be limited to one-month special parking passes, movie passes procured from FY2013, and donations provided by your peers.

Throughout the year, “You Make the Difference” cards can be obtained in the Human Resources Office.

February 26, 2015

Change in Hours for Departments Housed in Brown Library

Brown Library’s hours are changing. Please note the following new hours:

Writing Center (ground floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: Closed

Science Center (ground floor)
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-4
Wednesday: 8-12

Link Learning Commons (main floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

Math Center (main floor)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: 9-1

Library Services (top floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

February 25, 2015

You Make The Difference Employee Recognition Event

The “You Make the Difference” recognition program is a way for co-workers and supervisors throughout the year to acknowledge employees on the spot who strive to truly make a positive difference at Virginia Western. Valuing and appreciating the efforts made by employees to meet and/or exceed the college’s mission, vision, and core values are critical to the success of the college.

Join in as the college celebrates and recognizes your positive contributions that lead to the success of the college and the students that we serve!

 “You Make the Difference” Employee Recognition Event

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Natural Science Center 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

All employees are invited to stop by to socialize and praise their peers at this event.  This year, the event will not be catered; however, a small assortment of snacks will be provided for your enjoyment!

Following the ceremony there will be award drawings from those employees that have received a “You Make the Difference” card issued by their peer(s) or supervisors from March 2014 through February 2015. Remember to bring your cards with you to the ceremony for your chance to be a recipient of an award. Awards will be limited to one-month special parking passes, movie passes procured from FY2013, and donations provided by your peers.

Throughout the year, “You Make the Difference” cards can be obtained in the Human Resources Office.

February 24, 2015

Change in Hours for Departments Housed in Brown Library

Brown Library’s hours are changing. Please note the following new hours:

Writing Center (ground floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: Closed

Science Center (ground floor)
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-4
Wednesday: 8-12

Link Learning Commons (main floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

Math Center (main floor)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: 9-1

Library Services (top floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

February 19, 2015

Safety / Workers’ Compensation Tip of the Week….

What is Workers' Compensation??

In the event that you should have an accident or illness that arises out of and in the course of your employment at VWCCyou should report the accident or illness to your supervisor and the Human Resources Department immediately.  The Workers' Compensation Coordinator for our agency is Heidi McClintic.

  • For medical attention of a non-emergent nature, an employee must select a physician from the college's Panel of Physicians Form.
  • Employees sustaining serious (life threatening) injuries should contact Campus Police (857-7979) and/or 911, and seek medical attention at the closest emergency room.  Immediately upon stabilization of the injury, the employee should seek follow-up treatment from a physician on the Panel of Physicians Form.

Workers' Compensation claims are subject to approval by the Commonwealth's Workers' Compensation administrator (currently MC Innovations) and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission.

Please contact Heidi McClintic (hmcclintic@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6331) in the Human Resources Department for additional information concerning Workers' Compensation.

And remember.....Safety First!

Webinar: Atomic Learning @ VWCC for Faculty and Staff

Atomic Learning can help move you and your students from awkward to awesome when using technology.  This resource is available to all staff, faculty and students at Virginia Western and covers over 270 applications.

We have scheduled an online webinar about how to use Atomic Learning for faculty and staff on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 12 to 12:50 (Will be delivered by Atomic Learning Staff). The webinar is about 50 minutes. We have reserved HR Training Room (F002). You are welcome to join us together to attend the webinar or you can access it online from your office or home.

Webinar Topic: Atomic Learning @ VWCC
Time: Thursday, Feb. 19 from 12 to 12:50
Location: HR Training Room (F002)

Or Access the webinar online at:

1. Please join my meeting: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/524436189

2. Join the conference call:
Dial-in Number: 1-888-205-5513 FREE
Guest Passcode: 564384
Meeting ID: 524-436-189

Training Outline:
In this training, we will go over the Atomic Learning site, as well bringing the tutorials into your Blackboard courses.

  • Logging Into Atomic Learning
  • Overview of Searching
  • Overview of Series Page
  • Sharing outside of Blackboard
  • Implementing  Atomic Learning into Blackboard
    • Adding Atomic Learning Module to a Blackboard Course
    • Adding Atomic Learning to Content Area
    • Adding Atomic Learning using Mashup Tool

Change in Hours for Departments Housed in Brown Library

Brown Library’s hours are changing. Please note the following new hours that began on Thursday, February 12:

Writing Center (ground floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: Closed

Please note the following new hours that began on Monday, February 16:

Science Center (ground floor)
Tuesday and Thursday: 12-4
Wednesday: 8-12

Link Learning Commons (main floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

Math Center (main floor)
Monday—Thursday: 9-6
Friday: 9-2
Saturday: 9-1

Library Services (top floor of library building)
Monday—Thursday: 8-6
Friday: 8-2
Saturday: 9-1

February 18, 2015

You Make The Difference Employee Recognition Event

The “You Make the Difference” recognition program is a way for co-workers and supervisors throughout the year to acknowledge employees on the spot who strive to truly make a positive difference at Virginia Western. Valuing and appreciating the efforts made by employees to meet and/or exceed the college’s mission, vision, and core values are critical to the success of the college.

Join in as the college celebrates and recognizes your positive contributions that lead to the success of the college and the students that we serve!

 “You Make the Difference” Employee Recognition Event

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Natural Science Center 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

All employees are invited to stop by to socialize and praise their peers at this event.  This year, the event will not be catered; however, a small assortment of snacks will be provided for your enjoyment!

Following the ceremony there will be award drawings from those employees that have received a “You Make the Difference” card issued by their peer(s) or supervisors from March 2014 through February 2015. Remember to bring your cards with you to the ceremony for your chance to be a recipient of an award. Awards will be limited to one-month special parking passes, movie passes procured from FY2013, and donations provided by your peers.

Throughout the year, “You Make the Difference” cards can be obtained in the Human Resources Office.