Go Red Luncheon will be held March 26th in the Multi-Purpose
room from 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Betty Ireland, Secretary of
State will be the featured speaker. Reservations can be made by
contacting Denise Springer at 1-800-926-4278 ext. 7836. Donation
of $20 requested.
(Submitted by Pam Santer 3.21.08)
Center Information Sessions. WVU Parkersburg's Library
will hold information sessions on the Foundation Center
Cooperative Collection on Thursday 3 April at 7PM and Saturday 5
April at 10AM. The sessions will be held in the library. The
presentation includes a demonstration of the Foundation Center
Directory Online, a database of 80,000 foundations and ½ million
grants. The sessions are free and open to the public. For
additional information, contact
Stephen Hupp, Library
/ Faculty Art Show.
WVU Parkersburg student and faculty artwork will be on display
at the Parkersburg Art Center, March 21-April 24.
(Submitted by Zack Orcutt)
The 2008 summer and fall
academic calendars and course schedules are on line at this
Email. A fake email, claiming to originate from the
WVU Credit Union, is circulating. The subject line of the email
reads CONGRATULATIONS!!! and promises $100 if the recipient
completes a customer satisfaction survey. The email directs the
reader to a bogus website in an apparent attempt to gather
personal financial information for identity theft. If you
receive this email, do not follow the instructions. Delete the
email. The WVU Credit Union does not contact members through
email. For more information, contact WVU's OIT Help Desk,
293-4444 or Jessie Wass, ext. 334. (Submitted 03.17.08)
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the History
Alive! portrayal of Margaret Blennerhassett by Debra Conner at
11:00 a.m., Monday, March 17, in the college theatre.
by Debbie Richards 3.14.08)
An example of the XO One Laptop Per Child
computer is available at the library for examination. Contact
Stephen Hupp for additional information.
(Submitted by Stephen Hupp 3.13.08)
A pdf file of the final version of
HB 3215 is available
of the Month.
Congratulations to Sandi Smith,
Transfer Coordinator, for the WVU Parkersburg’s Records and
Admissions Office. She is Employee of the Month for
The Distinguished Performance Series
will present The Acting Company, performing "Moby Dick,
Rehearsed" by Orson Welles, on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 PM in the
College Activities Center. In this dramatic production, Welles
brings Herman Melville's classic novel to life, drawing a
parallel between Captain Ahab and King Lear.
by H.G. Young 3.10.08)
WVU Transfers. WVU Admissions Counselor Heather Bonecutter will be on our campus Thursday, March 20, 9:30 a.m.,
in front of the library, to answer any questions you might have
about transferring to WVU.
(Submitted by Violet Mosser 3.11.08)
The campus community is encouraged to
attend a free presentation and discussion with Dr. David S.
Patterson centered on his most recently published book, "The
Search for Negotiated Peace: Women's Activism and Citizen
Diplomacy in World War I," on Wednesday, March 12, at 11:00 a.m.
in the college theatre. Dr. Patterson is coming here from Chevy
Chase, MD, to be with us for this observance of Women’s History
Month. This event is open to the public.
(Submitted by Debbie
A reminder that the Daylight Savings Time clock
switch occurs this weekend. (Spring forward; fall backward).
This is the second year for the new start and stop dates that
were established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Debbie Richards 3.6.08)
Retirement Representative. Connie Blaha, TIAA, will be
on campus April 1st and possibly April 2 (if we have enough sign
up) to hold individual meetings with employees who are thinking
about retiring within the next 12 months. Please contact Nancy
Hindy, Ext 290 for an appointment.
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 3.6.08)
New copier codes have been entered into the faculty resource room
copier. This will improve the charge-back for budget purposes.
Please contact your supervisor to obtain the new code for your area.
Your old codes will no longer work.
(Submitted by Wayne Riley 3.6.08)
Moves. The Welcome Center (and Violet Mosser) is now
located in Office 1004. WVU's Extended Learning Office is
now in Room 1114.
(Submitted by Dave White 3.4.08)
A list of recently acquired library materials
is available on the library's
web site. Click on
the New Materials link. Library hours for Spring break
are: Saturday 22 March 12PM-4PM; Sunday 23 March CLOSED;
Monday 24 March - Saturday 29 March 8AM-4PM; Sunday 30 March
(Submitted by Stephen Hupp 3.4.08)
Free FBI Agent Film.
A film entitled "G-man:
Making of an FBI Agent" will be shown to the campus community in the
Theatre on Monday, March 10, 11 am - noon. Refreshments will be
served. A door prize will be awarded to a student who is present at
the end of the film. The event is sponsored by Career Services. TIP:
An FBI agent does not have to be a criminal justice major or have
experience in law enforcement. (Submitted by Sandy Swisher 3.3.08)
Benefits of Your Benefits.
Employees are invited
to attend a Benefits Informational session on March 13th from 10
a.m. to noon in the Community Room. It is a good time to get all
those general questions answered about your benefit programs
including retirement. (Submitted by Peggy Jameson 3.3.08)
Welcome to Doug Anthony who
started working March 3rd as the new Professional Technologist in
the Computer Center. Doug may be a familiar face to many as he's
been a student at WVU Parkersburg and graduated in December 2007.
(Submitted by Peggy Jameson 3.3.08)
SWAT On Campus.
The Parkersburg SWAT
team and Eastwood VFD will be on campus from 5-9 p.m., March 25th
during spring break to conduct a
scenario. The activities will identify response issues and help the
SWAT team/fire department better protect the campus. Faculty and
staff will receive an email with more details closer to the date.
Contact Michelle Bissell with questions. (Submitted 2.29.08)
The current amendment to House
Bill 3215 is available on the
Long Term Disability
with the Standard Open Enrollment March 1-31, 2008. More
info or stop by the campus
Human Resources office. (Submitted 2.25.08 by Peggy Jameson.)
The film "Iron Jawed Angels" will be
shown in the college Theatre from 11
a.m. to 1:04 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4.
The film tells the true story of how
activists Alice Paul and Lucy Burns took
the women's suffrage movement by storm,
putting their lives at risk to help
American women win the right to vote.
The unrated film is sponsored by the
Social Justice Committee in observance
of Women's History Month. You are
invited to bring your lunch. Sign-in
sheets will be available.
(Submitted by Debbie Richards 2.25.08)