Campus E-Bulletin BoardArchive 2008
Employee of the Month for October is George Ambrose. More
In celebration of National Career Development Month in November, the Office of Career Services is sponsoring the contest open to WVU Parkersburg students. Winners will receive a $50 gas card. Please encourage students to enter. Contest guidelines and entry form can be found at this link. Deadline for submitted entries is Nov. 5, 2008. (Submitted by Sandy Swisher 10/28/08)
Poetry and Poster Contest.
Two WVU Parkersburg Student Services' staff have been selected to lead state organizations. MORE
Student Services' staff leading state organizations.
Thanks.The staff, children, and families of the Children's Room would like to thank the campus community for their generosity during our Trick or Treat parade. The children enjoyed all the treats and surprises and their bags were very heavy by the end of our journey. Thank you. (Submitted by Linda Novak 10/30/08) Videos Available.If you missed any of the social justice presentations given so far this semester--Rich Fleisher (Sept. 17), Jeff Biggers (Oct. 6), or Bill Bauer (Oct. 15), videos are available on DVD for one-day check-out by faculty or staff. See Debbie Richards or Michelle Bissell in the President’s Office. (Submitted by Debbie Richards 10/28/08) Thanksgiving break library hours:Saturday 22 November 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Sunday 23 November Closed; Monday 24 November - Wednesday 26 November 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Thursday 27 November - Friday 28 November Closed; Saturday 29 November 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; Sunday 30 November 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.. The Library will also be open Sunday 7 December 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Submitted by Stephen Hupp 10/28/08) Community Room Guidelines.Guidelines regarding usage of the campus Community Room are available at this link. (Submitted by Patsy Bee 10/27/08) Flu shots available on Friday, Oct. 31st from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. in the aerobic room. If you have straight Medicare (Part B), Medicaid, Carelink, HealthPlan, Unicare or Peia, they will bill your company - otherwise the cost is $15. Pick up an insurance form in the Dean's suite and bring your insurance card. (Submitted by Pamela Santer 10/28/08)
Welcome. Please welcome Sarah Limer and Kelli Sprout as Nursing Faculty on October 27th. (Submitted by Peggy Jameson 10/25/08) The Distinguished Performance Series will present WV's own Kathy Mattea discussing her new album "Coal," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the College Activities Center. The free program (not a musical performance) is open to the public but advance tickets (limited to four per person) are being distributed in the business office beginning Monday, Oct. 20. Tickets holders must be seated before 7:15 p.m. on the evening of the program; any unclaimed seats will then be available to non-ticket holders. Kathy Mattea will present a public concert at the Smoot Theatre on Friday, Nov. 7. For tickets call 424-PLAY. (Submitted by H.G. Young 10/16/08)
Kathy Mattea Ticket Information.
Trick or Treat. The Children's Room annual Trick or Treat parade will be Thursday, Oct. 30th. We will leave the center at 10 am to begin our travels around campus. If you would like your office or class to participate, please email Linda Novak or call the Children's Room at ext. 311. We look forward to visiting you. (Note: Please exclude any treats that may contain peanuts or peanut butter this year. Thanks) (Submitted by Linda Novak 10/13/08)
Fulbright Scholar Sy Sarkarat writes from Azerbaijan Chronicle of Higher Education. A reminder that the college has a campus subscription to the Chronicle of Higher Education Graduate Tuition Waiver Program. WVU will be accepting applications for the Spring 2009 Graduate Tuition Waiver Program until Nov 14th. Questions: Contact Peggy Jameson, 424-8212. (Submitted by Peggy Jameson 10/15/08) Flu Shots. The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department will offer flu shots Friday, Oct. 31st from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. in the aerobic room. Cost of the shot is $15. Registration insurance information is available in the deans' office suite. Please have the first six marked areas filled in before you come for your shot. For additional information, contact Pamela Santer at ext. 205. (Submitted by Pam Santer 10/14/08) Halloween Party. The time for the Halloween Party is going to be from 6-7:30 p.m. because we are having a tailgate party starting at 7:30 the same night. We still need organizations and offices to help out if you would like. Again, it will be Oct. 23rd from 6-7:30 p.m. If you would like help in anyway, e-mail Jessica.Wright@mail.wvu.edu (Submitted by Jessica Wright 10/16/08) Volunteer Fair.A volunteer fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the multi-purpose room. See how you can get involved. For more information, contact Tom Yencha, Office 1206 or call 424-8309. (Submitted by Tom Yencha 10/14/08) National Make-a-Difference Day.The college will observe National Make-a-Difference Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25. Participate and make a difference. The day will include a community service project. Contact Tom Yencha, Office 1206 / 424-8309, for details. (Submitted by Tom Yencha 10/14/08) Welcome:New Employees as of Oct. 14: Rebecca Ash began working as a part-time Secretary for Health Sciences and Christopher Mason began as a part-time Landscape Worker for Facilities. Congratulations:Tess Martin will begin her new duties as a Program Assistant I in the Orientation, Advising and Testing Center (OATS) on Oct.16th. (Submitted by Peggy Jameson 10/14/08) Reminder:Don’t miss the guest presentation, “The Disability Maze,” by Dr. William Bauer at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the theatre. Using a humorous approach, Dr. Bauer will talk about his life growing up with a disability and will paint a picture of the maze encountered by people with disabilities. The presentation is sponsored by the Social Justice Committee in observance of Disability History Week in West Virginia. (Submitted by Debbie Richards 10/14/08) New Date Change.There has been a date change on the SGA Halloween party. It is now to be held Oct. 23rd from 6:30-8pm. The date was changed because of trick-or-treat in Parkersburg. We would like all organizations, divisions and the whole campus to participate in making this a great event. There will be lots of fun and games. All who join and decorate a table will be entered in a contest for the best decorations. If you have any questions or would like to set up a table, contact Jessica.Wright@mail.wvu.edu . (Submitted by Jessica Wright 10/9/08) On-Line Schedule Note.The Spring 2009 schedule is on line. It can be accessed at this link . (Submitted 10/10/08) Chronicle Production Schedule.The following is the Chronicle's remaining fall production schedule: Fourth Issue, Oct. 16, Chronicle deadline; Oct. 20, production; Oct. 21, newstand; Fifth issue: Oct. 30, Chronicle deadline; Nov. 3, production; Nov. 4, newsstand; Sixth Issue, Nov. 13, Chronicle deadline; Nov. 17, production; Nov. 18, newsstand. (Submitted by Torie Knight 10/6/08) Information Sessions.Does your non-profit organization need funding? Do you need assistance in preparing a grant proposal? WVU Parkersburg's Library will hold information sessions on the Foundation Center Cooperative Collection on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7PM and Saturday, Nov. 1, at 10AM in the Library. The sessions include a demonstration of the Foundation Center Directory Online, a database of 80,000 foundations and ½ million grants. The free sessions are open to the public. For additional information, contact Stephen Hupp, 424-8260. (Submitted by Stephen Hupp 10/7/08) TIAA-Cref Retirement Representative on Campus. On October 27 and 28th, Connie Blaha, TIAA representative, will be on campus to meet with individuals. If you'd like an appointment, please call Nancy Hindy at ex: 290. If you are thinking about retiring within the next year or so, don't delay. (Submitted by Peggy Jameson 10/1/08) Film at Eleven.Don’t forget to come to the theatre at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, to see a 33-minute training film about how to interact with people who have disabilities. This award-winning film is being shown by the Disability Services Office as part of the Social Justice Program in observance of Disability History Week in West Virginia. (Submitted by Debbie Richards 10/10/08) Children's Champions.The campus community is invited to join the college and members of the Wood County Early Childhood Coalition in celebrating the area's Children's Champions at a banquet to be held Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Caperton Center. Individuals chosen by local agencies will be honored for their outstanding contributions to children and/or early childhood. The buffet dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available for $35 per person. Contact Linda Novak (ext. 311/388) for ticket information. (Submitted 10/2/08) Health Expo 2008.WVU Parkersburg's Health Expo will be held Oct. 8th from 9 a.m. -1 p.m. in the Multi -Purpose Room. The expo will host vendors who will offer health information, health screenings, careers in the health field and the blood bank from the American Red Cross. Don't miss this opportunity to take the first steps to a healthier lifestyle and to giving back to the community. (Submitted by Pam Santer 9/18/08) WVU Parkersburg professor blogs from Bulgaria. MORE Library Displays.The Library has set up several displays to mark Banned Book Week. Stop by and have a look. (Submitted by Stephen Hupp 9/29/08)
Collegiate 4-H Club Meeting.Do you need community service hours? Collegiate 4-H is the place to get those hours. Involvement in Collegiate 4-H connects you to Energy Express, a summer reading and nutrition program, 4-H summer camping programs, and 4-H Afterschool, an educational, fun place for kids to learn about science, healthy living, and much more. Come join us Monday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. in Room 1407 (by the student lounge) for pizza and learn more about Collegiate 4-H. No prior experience with 4-H required. (Submitted 10/4/08)