PLEASE WELCOME Jeff Olson, our new Institutional Transformation Leader. He is responsible for the administration of the institution’s Bridging the Gap grant project and will serve as the liaison for the state-wide Bridging the Gap project personnel. Jeff is located in Room 2300, and can be reached at ext. 246, or at email@example.com. (submitted 7/30/14, updated 7/31/14)
RIVERHAWKS RECESS. Join in a day of activities for employees this Thursday, July 31. Sessions are scheduled every hour with an ice cream social in the courtyard to close the work day. Check with your supervisor and invite any work studies in your department. View the full schedule of events below and join the Facebook employee group here (submitted 7/29/14). Riverhawk Recess Schedule
SYMPATHY NOTE. The campus community is deeply sorry to learn of the passing of Director of Admission/Registrar Emerita, Cecelia B. Malhotra. Funeral services will be held Saturday July 26, 1 p.m. at the Leavitt Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday from 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 3901 Briscoe Run, Suite 10, Parkersburg, WV 26104. An online guestbook for condolences is available at www.leavittfuneralhome.com (submitted 7/22/14).
SYMPATHY NOTE SUBMISSIONS. If you learn of a former employee who has passed away or an employee who has recently lost a love one, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com to let us know. Please note, however, that this information is not shared with the campus community until the obituary is posted so that details regarding funeral arrangements can be included. Thank you. (submitted 7/22/14)
SYMPATHY NOTE. The campus community is saddened to hear of the passing of Jessie Wass’s grandmother, Irene Marks. The funeral was held Saturday, July 19 at Seymour Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com (submitted 7/21/14).
SYMPATHY NOTE. The campus community extends its deepest sympathies to Pat Mollohan, whose mother, Beverly Jean McKee of Laingsburg, Mich., passed away on Thursday, July 17. Visitation is today and funeral services will be held Tuesday July 22, 11 a.m. at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Laingsburg Chapel. Pat will be in Mich. for the remainder of this week (submitted 7/21/14).
BOG MEETING. West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors will meet Wednesday, July 16. The meeting will take place at 5:45 p.m. in the college theatre (submitted 7/14/14). Agenda:
CONGRATULATIONS to our graphic artist Amy Foutty on earning her master of science in integrated marketing communications from WVU in May. (submitted 7/14/14)
PLEASE WELCOME Alice Harris, our new Vice President of Finance & Administration. Alice is located in Room 1112, and can be reached at ext. 224 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE WELCOME Taylor Caplinger, our new Program Assistant with Workforce & Community Education. Taylor can be reached at ext. 276, or at ude.puvwnull@4nilpact.
PLEASE WELCOME Mitchell Nay, our new Campus Service Worker. Mitchell is located in Room 0104, and can be reached at ext. 333, or at email@example.com.
|Employee of the Month.The employee of the month for July is Drema Starkey, Records Assistant III. (submitted 7/1/14)|
WALK4VETS is on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 7:30 a.m. to Noon at City Park. Show your support for the WVU Parkersburg Veterans Corps by becoming a volunteer. Contact Shawn Healy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304.424.8337. Participants are also welcome; visit www.fight4vets.com to register (submitted 6/25/14).
SYMPATHY NOTE. The campus community is saddened to learn of the passing of longtime faculty member Randy Oldaker. He will be missed by his fellow faculty members, the staff and all of the students who had the opportunity to learn from him over the years. Randy had requested there be no funeral services and will be buried at Evergreen South Cemetery at the convenience of the family. An online guestbook will be available at www.lamberttatman.com (submitted 6/24/14).
PLEASE WELCOME Deborah “Sam” Berg, the new Administrative Associate for the Education & Humanities Division. Sam is located in Room 1215, and can be reached at ude.puvwnull@grebd, or at ext. 314. (submitted 6/19/14)
CONGRATULATIONS to Christine Post, who was recently promoted to Dean of Enrollment Management. (submitted 6/19/14)
CONGRATULATIONS to Michele Wilson, who was appointed Executive Director of the Workforce & Community Education Division in May. Michele’s position will now serve as the executive level administrator for WCE. (submitted 6/17/14)
PLEASE WELCOME Elizabeth Knick, our new Administrative Secretary Senior for the Education & Humanities and STEM Divisions. Elizabeth is located in Room 3310, and can be reached at ext. 299, or at ude.puvwnull@kcinK.htebazilE. (submitted 6/11/14)
|Employee of the Month.The employee of the month for June is Robin Ambrozy, Director, Non-Traditional Programs. (submitted 6/3/14)|
FYI. In order to fulfill duties as the interim Contract Specialist, Carrie Patterson is now located in room 1112 (Purchasing). She is still processing travel requests for the time being and her extension is still 258. (submitted 6/2/14)
CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Rhonda Tracy, our next interim president, on behalf of the entire campus community! We look forward to working with you in this exciting new capacity. (submitted 5/22/14)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. The Faculty/Staff Professional Development Training Portal is now ready. Visit the portal through our main website be going to Faculty & Staff – Links – Professional Development Portal. For any questions, please contact Tess Martin at 304.424.8328 or email@example.com. You can also view a quick informational guide here: Professional Development Portal info guide (submitted 5/6/14)
|SAFE ZONE. WVU Parkersburg’s Safe Zone members are allies who have participated in training and pledged their commitment to provide a safe and supportive environment for members of our LGBT community. Safe Zone members can be identified by this symbol currently displayed via lapel pin and/or desk sign. Information about how to become a Safe Zone member and the membership list is available here. ATTENTION: If you joined WVU’s Safe Zone several years ago and your name does not appear on WVU Parkersburg’s Safe Zone Membership list, please become a member of WVU Parkersburg’s Safe Zone! (submitted 10/9/13)|
EOM NOMINATIONS.If you would like to nominate an employee that works at WVUP for Employee of the Month, please submit nomination forms to Drema Starkey. (submitted 3/19/13)
COMMUNITY ROOM REMINDER. As a reminder, please review the Guidelines for Using the Community Room. If you have questions on how to reserve the Community Room, please contact Tess Martin at ext. 328 in the President’s Office. (revised 1/24/13)