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November 14, 2012

Workforce Solutions

Workforce Development http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/index.php

Fully Engaged – When Employee Satisfaction Meets Employee Contribution FREE Workshop – November 16, 2012 – 9:00am-11:00am Whitman Theater VWCC Main Campus and 2:00pm-4:00pm Greenfield Center in Daleville. http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/documents/2012FREE_WORKSHOP_FULLY_ENGAGED.pdf

Registration: Roanoke session-contact Mike Greer at (540) 857-6407 / mgreer@virginiawestern.edu. Greenfield session-contact Cassandra Dove at (540) 966-3984 (ext. 16) / cdove@virginiawestern.edu


AERO 2400 Private Pilot School – 11 week course begins November 28th

The course will cover information necessary to pass the FAA written test plus additional content. The course also covers FAA rules and regulations as well as safety. For more details: Contact James Smith 857-6273 jsmith@virginiawestern.edu


iPad for Business Workshop (held at Greenfield in 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville) – November 29, 2012 (9:00am-11:00am) Limited Seating - Advanced Registration Required

To register: http://www.vastartup.org/register/events/842

For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu


Foundations of Revit 3 week course 12/4/12 - 12/20/12


For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu


iPad for Business Workshop (held at VWCC Main Campus)–January 10, 2013 (9:00am-11:00am)

Limited Seating - Advanced Registration Required

To register: http://events.vastartup.org/events/843

For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

QuickBooks - ACC 295 - This in-depth workshop will help you succeed! - Tips and tricks for using QuickBooks to manage your accounting records, freeing up time for you to grow your business. Are you a small business owner who would like to learn computerized accounting? Have you been using QuickBooks and would like to learn how to use it better? - Class Dates: Friday evenings 5:30pm – 10:00pm – January 18, 25 and February 1, 2013 (Be sure to register early)http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/quickbooks.php  Contact: Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Countdown to Blackboard 9.1 SP 9 upgrade — Saturday November 17

The countdown has begun for the upgrade of Blackboard to version 9.1 Service Pack 9 starting noon Saturday November 17 and ending Sunday November 18 at 2:00 pm. 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 and on the VWCC website!!

The Distance Learning staff has created a PDF document with an overview of the modifications and updates that will occur during the upgrade.  The link for the PDF document is http://www.virginiawestern.edu/distance/faculty/docs/bb/WhatNew91SP9.pdf and is also available on the Distance Learning Page->Instructor Tutorials->Blackboard Tutorials. Even though the VWCC Testing Center is open until 1:00pm November 17, Blackboard testing will conclude at noon.

Style Street

David Verde, Style Street editor at the Roanoke Times will be on campus Thursday, November 15th, noon to 1:30 p.m. He'll be around campus catching students, faculty and staff at their most fashionable.

Radiography Club Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Radiography Club Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser!

Saturday, November 17
8 am to 10am
Bonsack Applebees

All you can eat pancakes and sausage, plus unlimited coffee, tea or water!

Tickets are $6. See any Radiography Club member to buy tickets. Students are on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Anderson 140.

For more information, contact Ashleigh Overstreet, club president, at aro227@email.vccs.edu.

Room and Resource Requests

Looking to schedule a campus location for a meeting or event? Unsure where to start?

Start by looking at the College Calendar to make sure the room you want to us is available. Find exactly what you need by searching for a specific date and location.

Rooms such as the Natural Science Center and Whitman Theater book quickly so it's a good idea to get your event on the calendar as soon as possible. In addition to reserving the space support departments such as the Media Geeks and FMS are booked out months in advance. Help us help you!

  • Follow this link to reserve your space at any ON-CAMPUS LOCATION. http://calendar.activedatax.com/virginiawestern/OpenEntryFacility.aspx?fid=1.  You can also use this link to request resources:
    • Campus Police - unlock doors, reserved parking, etc
    • Media Geeks - projector, lectern, microphone support, etc for your event. Be specific!
  • Need tables, chairs, etc.? Use the FMS Work Order system, Maintenance Connection. Do not add FMS set up requests to your calendar reservation request. Questions? Contact Hunter Wright in FMS at hwright@virginiawestern.edu.
  • Contact Dana Asciolla if you need a computer lab, classroom or conference room at the ROANOKE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER downtown Roanoke.
  • Contact Cassandra Dove if you need a lecture hall, computer lab or formal conference room at the GREENFIELD EDUCATION AND TRAINING CENTER in Daleville.  http://www.virginiawestern.edu/workforce/GreenfieldCenter.php
  • Contact Mike Greer or Brenda Fichtner if you need a computer lab or classroom at the FRANKLIN COUNTY WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER in Rocky Mount.

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Come kiss the Cup! with the Men’s Soccer team

Come kiss the Cup and meet your 2012 VCCS Men's Soccer Championship team!  Today from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM on the 1st floor Business Science lobby outside Student Commons. Take pictures with the Championship trophy and players.