Virginia College updates

Aug 8, 2011

Virginia College's Criminal Justice students in Chattanooga recently donned Fatal Vision Goggles, simulating the effect of diminished vision and balance resulting from alcohol impairment. The students learned what impairment looks like, how it affects their ability to react and how dangerous it is for a driver. Officer Mark Kaylor and Program Director Rick Dyer were on hand to walk the students through the learning process.

Melanie Perry is a success story. She has an online degree from Virginia College and is now the Associate Director of Admissions at Virginia College in Richmond. Her comments were featured in recent NBC12 report about online degrees. Read the written version of the report here.

The super–cool aquarium computer created by Network Engineering students on the Jacksonville campus got more press attention recently, this time from the Florida Times–Union.

Hollye Hatfield, Staffing Manager for Snelling Staffing Services of Huntsville was a guest speaker recently for the Personnel Management class at that campus. Students gained insight on resume writing and communication skills. In addition, students were encouraged to continue to persevere through this tough economy in their job pursuits.