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The library is providing free coffee,
tea and cocoa during the last week of classes and finals. Please
stop by for a cup.
(Submitted by Stephen Hupp
The campus Relay for Life team pancake
breakfast scheduled at Applebee's May 3 has been cancelled.
Welcome to Tammy Abbott of the Learning
Center who will be working this summer as a Mountaineer
Temporary Worker. She has been a tutor for three years and will
receive her degree this May.
(Submitted by Peggy
The Children's Room is hosting a
Scholastic Book Fair the week of April 28th. Books are available
for purchase outside the Children's Room. Hours are 8:30 am - 7
pm, Monday - Thursday (May 1st) and until 3 pm on Friday (May
2nd). Proceeds will support the children's garden project and
the center's library.
(Submitted by Linda Novak
from the Start.
The WVU Parkersburg Reading
Association is holding a bake sale and basket raffle outside the
Library on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (April 29, 30 and
May 1). The baskets contain items to promote family literacy
through baking and cooking activities. Proceeds will be used to
purchase books for the Right from the Start program as a way to
encourage new mothers to introduce their babies to reading and
books as early as possible.
by Martha McGovern 4.29.08)
The campus Relay for Life team is
involved in a pancake breakfast sponsored by Applebee's in
Vienna. It will be held from 7:30-9:30 a.m., Saturday, May
3, at Applebee's. See Leslie Sims for details.
Proceeds benefit Relay for Life.
(Submitted by Tom Yencha 4.24.08).
Theta Kappa is requesting your help in reducing global
illiteracy by dropping any textbooks, that you are not selling
back, in the box outside of Graphic Services (Room 1107). This
is located in the same hallway as the Bookstore.
Violet Mosser 4.25.08)
Change Starts HERE!
Get your teams together because "The
Biggest Loser" is coming to WVU Parkersburg. Session runs
May 5th - August 15th. Information session April 29th at 4:00 in
the theater. Brochures available in the Wellness Office (1205).
(Submitted by Pamela Santer 4.23.08)
Don't forget to make any needed changes to
your PEIA Health and FMBC benefits by the last day in April!
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 4.22.08)
The flooring in the
Fitness Center, Room 1537, is about to be replaced. As part of
the desire to maintain the new flooring, please be advised that
steel "free weights" will no longer be available in the Fitness
Center when it reopens.
(Submitted by Tom Yencha 4.21.08)
Welcome back to Tim Flowers who has returned to
the Facilities area as a Mountaineer Temporary Worker. He will
primarily be assisting Jay and Chuck with the lawn
care/landscaping duties this summer.
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 4.21.08)
Tamela Williams will begin working on April 14th in the Learning
Center as a part-time office assistant. Also, welcome to Cynthia
Leisure who began working with CCE as a Mountaineer Temporary
worker on April 8th.
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 4.13.08)
Staff Council is raffling a quilt donated by Patsy Bee. The
quilt is on display in the Library. See Donna or Linda in the
library for tickets. Proceeds benefit the council's
(Submitted by Linda Cutright 4/13/08)
The Jackson County Center is hosting a
film festival April 26th. Admission is free.
(Submitted by Marilyn Love)
Exhibit in the Library.
The Biology 108 classes of Dr. Kronberg and Dr. Griffin are having an art exhibit in the
library. Items were made by students in teams of two or by solo
artists showing various organs, systems, membranes, or
functional units of structures studied in Biology 108 (Human
Anatomy and Physiology II). Please come visit the display.
(Submitted by Dr. Joyce Kronberg 04.11.08)
to Pam Santer who accepted regular part-time employment on April
8th as Program Coordinator/Wellness. She reports to Danita
(Submitted by Peggy
Nursing students in the Physical
Assessment class taught by Barbara Lott will present cultural
diversity displays they have created as a class project on
Monday, April 14, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the
Multi-Purpose Room. Some of the displays will provide free food
samples. The Social Justice Committee would like to invite you
to visit their displays and ask them about their work!
(Submitted by Debbie Richards 04.11.08)
Disability is not a choice, but the way you
interact and treat others is. Learn what you need to know about
disability etiquette, awareness and inclusion. Join Christina
Smith, Executive Director of the Arc of the Mid Ohio Valley
Monday, April 14th at 11:00am in the Multi-Purpose room. Include
yourself in making our community all inclusive.
(Submitted by Pamela Santer 4.10.08)
Dr. Mary E. Haas, Chair of the WV Commission on Holocaust
Education, will be our guest presenter Wednesday (April 9) in
place of Dr. Edith Levy, who will be unable to join us. Faculty,
staff and students are encouraged to attend the 11 a.m.
presentation in the theatre. This educational program is
sponsored by the Social Justice Committee in remembrance of the
Holocaust. Certificates of Professional Development will be
issued to faculty and staff who attend.
(Submitted by Debbie Richards 4.08.08)
of the Month. Jim Harper is this month's
Employee of the Month.
in Mileage Reimbursement.
Effective April 1, 2008, the state's reimbursement for mileage
has increased from 44.5 cents per mile to 50.5 cents per mile.
(Submitted by Liz Baker 4.07.08)
House for Adults.
An Open House for Adults will be held
Monday, April 28 in the college’s multi-purpose room. It is part
of the college’s new initiatives to attract non-traditional
students. The 5-7 p.m. free session will provide an opportunity
for adults to learn about the college's different programs and
services. Representatives from the academic area, Corporate and
Community Education, and Student Services will provide
information and answer questions. Also, current adult students
will be available to share their experiences. For additional
details, contact Karen Branham, #209.
(Submitted by Sandy Swisher 4.04.08)\
The WVU Parkersburg Relay for Life team is
participating in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life
Purse Auction. The idea is simple: each team provides a purse or
two filled with items which total $25 or more. Our team would
like to have a top five purse again (ours was #2 in total bid
two years ago). If you would like to donate any new items (i.e.,
perfume, cash, key chain, even a new purse), please contact
Vickie Yencha, ext. 217. Our team works hard every year to
represent the college and raise money for such a worthy cause,
not only in terms of hours but in money donated so any help will
(Submitted by Tom Yencha 4.3.08)
Two films, less than 30 minutes each in duration, will be shown
Monday, April 7: "The Courage to Care" and "The Holocaust
Aftermath." The films, which are no longer available on the
consumer market, are being provided and recommended for viewing
by Dr. Edith Levy, Holocaust survivor who will be a guest
presenter on Wednesday, April 9. The films on Monday and Dr.
Levy's presentation on Wednesday are each scheduled for the 11
a.m. engagement hour in the theatre. Faculty, staff and students
are encouraged to attend.
(Submitted by Debbie Richards 4.2.08)
Welcome to Ed Beatty who started on
March 31 as a campus service worker.
Ed lives in Elizabeth and will be
working the night shift.
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 3.31.08.
Day to Sign Up.
March 31, 2008 is the last day for Open
Enrollment for Standard Long-term
disability insurance enrollment. See
Human Resources for forms and
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 3.31.08)
The Student Government Association is sponsoring
a "Spring Back in Style" Fashion Show during student engagement
time from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday (April 2) in the
multi-purpose room. The show is free and will
feature new styles for spring and summer; business/interview
attire; information on job interviewing, make-up tips and hair
styles. Faculty and staff are invited to join students in
learning about the latest fashions.
(Submitted by Jennifer Hitt 3.28.08)
The Admissions & Records Office will
provide extended hours of operation on
Monday, April 7, 2008 through Wednesday,
April 9, 2008. The office will continue
to be open until 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays
through May 8, 2008.
(Submitted by Leslie Sims 3.28.08)
assist in end of the term projects and
finals, the Library will be open 12PM -
4PM Sunday 27 April and Sunday 4 May.
(Submitted by Stephen Hupp 3.28.08)
Transition. If you use "rabbit ears" or a rooftop
antenna with an analog television, you must take some action
before Feb. 17, 2009 to continue receiving television
learn about your options.
The following offices are being
relocated, effective March 20: Wellness Center, from 1206
to 1205; Westbrook, from 1205 to 1216, and Tom Yencha, from
1535A to 1206.
(Submitted by Dave White 3.20.08)
Enrollment. PEIA Open Enrollment begins April 1.
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 3.19.08
Screening. The road to good health begins with self
responsibility. Take charge of your health today by
participating in the health screening through PEIA Pathways to
Wellness Program on April 16th. Screenings for lipids and
cholesterol are free for PEIA participants - additional
screenings have a small fee. Packets with instructions and fees
will be available the first week of April. Sign up in the
Wellness office (1205) after March 20th.
(Submitted by Pamela Santer 3.19.08)
Southeastern Ohio/WV Job Fair is
Thursday, April 10, 2008 from 10 a.m. to
3 p.m. at the Comfort Inn, 700 Pike St.,
Marietta. For questions and
details, see either Tim Beardsley or Pat
(Submitted by Pat Mollohan 3.18.08)