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September 11, 2013

Monsters University – Free Movie on Friday!

Get a second chance to see this summer's Pixar hit - Monsters University!

From Disney's Pixar Studios. Mike and Sulley are students at Monsters University - and they aren't necessarily the best of friends. For more information about the film, visit http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1453405/.

When: Friday, September 13

2 p.m.

Where: Whitman Theater - First Floor of Business Science

FREE! Open to students, faculty/staff and guests!

Free popcorn available in the lobby before the show!

Career & Employment Fair TODAY!!!

Do you know students or alumni interested in learning more about career options in Healthcare, Science, Technology, Math or Engineering?

Do you know students or alumni looking for a job in one of these fields?

Come to the

Career Information & Employment Fair

TODAY!!!!!

11:00 am – 2:30 pm in the CSHP Multipurpose Room (Ground Floor)

Contact the Hall Career Center to register or for more information

careercenter@virginiawestern.edu or 857-7298

 

American Association of Community Colleges Plus 50 Encore Grant – Professional Development Workshops

Did you know...that VWCC is now a AACC Plus 50 College?
VWCC is part of a growing number of community colleges across the nation reaching out to Plus 50 Learners, a rapidly growing demographic that faces many challenges (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-eAamtDLaw). To learn how VWCC can become more 'user-friendly' to Plus 50 Learners and ensure their success in classes and with future career pathways - register for our September Professional Development Workshops for all faculty and staff.
Workshop sessions will be held on Wednesday 9/18/2013 and Thursday 9/19/2013 from 9:00am to 4:00pm in Whitman Auditorium. Workshop agenda includes:

  • § Creating Hybrid Courses for the Adult Learner
  • § Instructional Technology for the Adult Learner
  • § Panel Discussion on Advising Adult Learners; a Discussion Guide for Plus 50 Learners; Developing a Toolkit for Special Populations; and Best Practices for Plus 50 Learners
  • § Dr. Sheila Newberry from St. Petersburg College in Florida will share her experiences and expertise covering Characteristics of Plus 50 Learners; Adult Learning Theory for Plus 50 Learners; and Classroom Skills for plus 50 Learners.

Lunch will be provided for full day registered participants.
First Come basis so register early. Attend day 1 or 2. Should your schedule not permit attending all day you may attend the session that meets your need.

For a complete schedule or to register for sessions contact Workforce Development Services (Leah Coffman at 857-6678 or lcoffman@virginiawestern.edu)

Wireless Access for College Visitors

Recently changes were made the college’s wireless network. As a result of those changes, Virginia Western no longer offers free, open wireless. Visitors to Virginia Western will be able to access wireless service on campus using VWCCGuest using a password.

How do I obtain a password for my campus visitors?

When submitting the online calendar reservation, select “I would like to request resources for my event”. Select IET, Help Desk, Guest Password. Your password will be sent by email within two weeks of your scheduled event.

Questions? Contact the Help Desk or Tara Nepper