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July 2, 2013

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

VWCC KIDS College 2013 (summer camps for 3rd - 12th grades) Be sure to register today we still have space available - Follow link for more details: http://virginiawestern.edu/summercamps/index.html Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Project Management Exam Prep BUSC 2507 class #67186 - AC1 Thursday 07/25/13 - 09/26/13 (6:00pm-9:30pm) or BUSC 2507 - AC2 class #67189 Thursday 10/10/13 - 12/19/13 (6:00pm-9:30pm) Duncan Hall Room 102 - This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of project management as defined within PMI.org, the accreditation body for project management. Students must furnish their own textbooks. Contact Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Industrial Maintenance Technician (17 Weeks, 20 Hours/Week, 340 Total Hours) This VWCC Quick Connect Intensive Industrial Maintenance Technician's program introduces students to the knowledge and skills they will need to work in manufacturing or industrial plants. Entry level industrial maintenance technicians call upon a variety of skills in electronics, mechanical and digital systems to repair and maintain large and complex machines. Through on-line, classroom and hands-on training, students will build skills in an array of mechanical, electrical and technological areas including welding and maintenance, mechanical systems, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and electrical control systems. Students will use a variety of resources including Tooling University from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. For additional program information, please contact Leah Coffman at 857-6678; James Smith at 857-6273; or contact a VWCC Career Transition Coach at 857-6296 (Deb Squire) or 857-6279 (Amanda Decker).

Welcome New Hires!

Please take a minute to stop by and say hello to the following new faces at Virginia Western!

  • Deborah Inman beganon 06/24/2013 as a part-time Career Coach for Student Recruitment in Student Services.
  • Dr. John Anderson began on 07/01/2013 as Dean of STEM (Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics).
  • Susan Layne began on 07/01/2013 as a part-time Career Coach for Student Recruitment in Student Services.

Welcome to Virginia Western!

 

Resume Power Hours

This is a drop-in, first-come, first-served service! Bring a hard copy of your resume and have it reviewed by one of our professional. Resume Power Hour is a few minute informational session that will help you tweak your resume to the needs of your future employer.

  • Every Monday 11-12
  • Every Thursday 10-11
  • Every Friday 1-2

Join us in the Hall Career Center-Thomas Center 202

 

Career Bytes: “Be Your Own Boss”

Career Bytes is a 30 minute informational session about Entrepreneurshi​p. Contact the Hall Career Center at 857.7298 or careercenter@virginiawestern.edu to sign up for one of the following sessions: (Two time slots offered for each Career Bytes session)

  • When: Wednesday, July 10
  • Times: 12:15-12:45 OR 5:00-5:30
  • Where: Hall Career Center (Thomas Center G202)

Lunch Leads: Banking, Accounting, & Finance

A HR representative will be on campus providing information pertaining to employment in Banking, Accounting, & Finance. Lunch will be provided. Contact The Hall Career Center for  registration information at 540-857-7298, careercenter@vi​rginiawestern.e​du or stop by our office in the Thomas Center G202.

  • When: Thursday, July 18; 12:00-1:30
  • Where: Natural Science Center
  • Registration Required: YES by Tuesday, July 16
  • FREE LUNCH!!!!!
  • Featuring: BB&T

 

FREE Binders

I have several sizes and colors of three-ring binders in my office and they are free to the taker. 1st come, 1st serve - please stop by no emails or phone calls.

Becky Chauncey

Fishburn Hall room 212

Blackboard IM Workshop and Registration Form

The Department of Distance Learning & Instructional Technology will host a one-day Blackboard IM workshop for VWCC faculty, adjunct faculty, and staff.

Blackboard Collaborate Enterprise IM (aka Blackboard IM) is an instant messaging tool used at VCCS colleges. Blackboard IM includes advanced features such as video chat, screen sharing, and a robust whiteboard, which allow everyone at our institution to collaborate and communicate quickly and easily.

Time: Friday July 26, from 8:30am to 4:00pm (Breakfast and Lunch will be provided)
Location: Webber Hall 312
Presenter:
Dr. Brian Finnegan (from Blackboard, Inc.)
Registration Form: Click here to Register the Workshop

Blackboard IM Workshop Agenda: This workshop is designed for VWCC Faculty and Staff to use Blackboard IM to support learning interaction and communication. The morning session (from 9am to noon) is designed to focus on VWCC faculty members to use BB IM. And the afternoon session (from 1pm to 4pm) is designed to focus on VWCC staff to use BB IM. Click here to View the Detailed Workshop Agenda

If you have any questions, please contact Carrie Halpin at CHalpin@virginiawestern.edu