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February 18, 2014

New Advising Selection on eSARF

There is a new advising selection on the eSARF for full time faculty and the plans they advise.   When these options are chosen a workflow is activated to send an email to Sharlona Wimmer who will add the designated plans to the advising faculty member in SIS.    The following step by step instructions have also been added to the SARF Guide on VWConnect for future reference.

To add an employee to Navigate Faculty Advisor, please do the following:

  1. Under Position Type, select Faculty - Full Time.
  2. Under PeopleSoft Access, check Faculty access.
  3. The Advising checkbox will appear, check it.
  4. Then list the plans the employee will be associated with in the text box below, delimited by a comma.


The next Staff Senate Meeting will be held TOMORROW, February 19th at 10 a.m. in the Natural Science Center.

Nominations are currently being accepted to fill the co-chair position left vacant by Rick Robers. The term for this position is through May 2015. Nominations may be presented from the floor or submitted by email to Tara Nepper (tnepper@virginiawestern.edu) at any time.

Regular elections for the other co-chair position held by Tara Nepper and the recorder position held by Nicole Bell will take place in May. Nominations for those positions will be accepted beginning in April.

Past meeting minutes may be found on VWConnect through this link: https://vwconnect.vw.edu/sites/governance/Shared%20Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx?RootFolder=%2Fsites%2Fgovernance%2FShared%20Documents%2FStaff%20Senate

All full- and part-time classified staff are encouraged to attend Staff Senate. Agenda items may be submitted to Tara Nepper or Nicole Bell (nbell@virginiawestern.edu).

One Minute Wonder

Learn how to adjust the size of icons and the user interface of Windows 8's Desktop Mode in this One Minute Wonder by the Media Geeks of VWCC.


“Love Your Library” Day

Yes, Valentine’s Day is over; but love is still in the air.   On Monday, February 24, all three floors of the Brown Library building will be having an open house for Virginia Western students.   This open house (called “Love Your Library Day”) will be a fun and informative day that allows students to get more familiar with the staff, services, and resources that are available in Brown Library.

Stay tuned --- more info to come!

Friends of the Arboretum Garden Tour

Are you weary of winter? Then think about heading south with the Friends of the Arboretum to explore the beautiful, historic gardens of Charleston, South Carolina. Deadline to register is February 21, 2014. For trip information and registration, click here: www.virginiawestern.edu/arboretum

Navigate Advising Team forum–Session Today

Please come hear the Advising Team structure and the current progress of Navigate at today (February 18) from 1-2 in the Natural Science Center.

Demystify Developmental Student Advising

Attend one of the Advising the Developmental Student professional development sessions. These sessions will be held in the Natural Science Center on:

  • Monday, February 17 from 12-1
  • Thursday, February 20 from 2-3
  • Friday, February 21 from 9-10

Mark your calendar!

Mark your calendars! Sale Coming Soon to the Virginia Western Bookstore February 20 - 21.