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November 9, 2012

For Buy/Sale/Trade/Free


  • FOR SALE NAPIER SPORTZ TRUCK TENT for a Chevy Silverado (regular bed). Used once. Paid $260; asking $225 OBO. Contact lcoffman@virginiawestern.edu.
  • CALCULUS TUTOR NEEDED: For dual enrollment student at Lord Botetourt High School. Tutor can be in our home or he can meet somewhere. Call 540-397-0820.
  • DORM-SIZE REFRIGERATORS FOR SALE. Two for sale, black and white. $75 each OBO. Good condition. Call Diana 540-293-3735.
  • BABY ITEMS FOR SALE Clothes - newborn to 12 months, swing, bathtub seat, bottles, blankets and toys. You name it I got it. All items are for boy. Selling all very cheap! Contact Tabatha @ trc26753@email.vccs.edu  


OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOXES can be dropped off at Colonial Presbyterian Church the week of November 12-19. Monday 12th – 9am-12pm, Tuesday 13th – 9am-12pm, Wednesday 14th – 5pm-7pm, Thursday 15th – 5pm-7pm, Friday 16th – 9am-12pm, Saturday 17th – 9am-12pm, Sunday 18th – 12pm-3pm, Monday 19th – 9am-12pm.

If you want more information about how to fill a shoebox you can stop by the Church during the above times or visit the Samaritan’s Purse website http://www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php/OCC/index/ . Empty shoeboxes are also available at the Church. Any other questions, email mwilliams@virginiawestern.edu .

VIRGINIA TECH CARILION RESEARCH INSTITUTE MRI RESEARCH STUDY ON DEPRESSION. Contact Cari Rosoff, Clinical Research Assistant, depression@vtc.vt.edu, 540-526-2032. Participants should be ages 18-55 years old, speak English, having problems with feelings of sadness or depression, not taking anti-depressants, not claustrophobic, no metal implants, not have had a head injury. Compensated $15 per hour for interview and questionnaires and $20 or more additional for scanning session depending on the results of the games you play in the scanner.

Do you have an item to post FOR BUY/SALE/TRADE/FREE? Please submit your information ready to post with complete contact information to publicrelations@virginiawestern.edu. Posting run for two weeks. Readers are free to resubmit items after two weeks.

What’s New in Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 9

It is finally here – the upgrade for Blackboard to version 9.1 Service Pack 9.  To prepare faculty for the new tools and features, the Distance Learning staff will offer an overview this Friday.

Workshop Title: What's New in Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 9
Time: Friday, Nov. 9 from 12 to 1pm
Location: Natural Science Center

You do not need to register for the session – just bring your smiling face and join us for the preview of what you as faculty can expect after the upgrade is completed November 19th.

During the upgrade, Blackboard will be unavailable to faculty and students as has always been the process in previous upgrades.  Be sure you alert students even though alerts have been posted in the Blackboard portal page!!


The Staff Senate will meet on Tuesday, November 13th at 11 a.m. in the Human Resources Training Room in Fishburn Hall room F002.

We will be discussing a number of regular business agenda items. Ms. Cheryl Miller will speak to the Senate regarding the Staff Senate's recent smoking proposal.

Please email Tara Nepper (tnepper@virginiawestern.edu) if you have information from your division/department which needs to be shared at the meeting.

Open the event on this link and add it to your Outlook calendar or set an event reminder. http://tinyurl.com/c3456fx