Kalamazoo Valley Community College

May 2011 Insight - Staff and Faculty Newsletter

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Featured Story Introducing Insight: KVCC's New Staff + Faculty Newsletter

Welcome to the introductory issue of Insight, the new Kalamazoo Valley employee newsletter. It will be published electronically once a month during the summer and bi-monthly during the school year. Insight will be emailed to all employees and is intended to replace The Digest and will eventually complement the news section of the new website.

We welcome your input and your help with story development. If you have a suggestion for an article, contact Dawn Kemp, Public Information Specialist, at dkemp@kvcc.edu or x7899. Each issue will include feature stories, a calendar for upcoming events, and notices about topics that pertain to all of us. Remember, this is your publication. Your feedback is encouraged and your suggestions will be gladly received. To view publication dates, submissions deadlines, and more information, click here.

Matt Dennis named new basketball coach
Matt Dennis has been named Head Men’s Basketball Coach at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, replacing long-time coach Dick Shilts. Matt played his collegiate basketball at KVCC in the 2001-03 seasons, after which he was hired to be the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach, a position he held for five years under Coach Shilts...Read More

"American Light" presented by
Doet Boersma

Doet Boersma is a visual artist (painter) from the Netherlands who arrived on April 1 for her first visit to the States. She was invited by Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Center for New Media to be an artist in residence for a period of 3 months. Center for New Media’s faculty member, Linda Rzoska, met Boersma in May 2007 at the Burren College of Art in Ireland while Rzoska was leading a study abroad student group and Boersma was an artist in residence... Read More

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Alumni+ Program Launched
Graduates, former students, and supporters of Kalamazoo Valley will soon be encouraged to stay connected to the college and each other through the Kalamazoo Valley Alumni+ Program being formed for the first time in the college’s history.Visit the Facebook Page

    Please see below for campus wide announcements.

  • Effective May 1, 2011, all Exempt staff will be moving to Monthly Leave Time Entry. Exempt employees will no longer receive a paper time sheet. Effective July 1, 2011, we will be going live with Web Time Entry for non-exempt, hourly employees. In June we will be setting up training for these employees - one department at a time. Stay tuned!
  • Summer working hours run from May 30 to August 26. For energy savings purposes, the College will adopt a four day work week during the time frame identified above. Core office hours will be: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday with an hour-long lunch. Please see your supervisor for further details.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
6767 West O Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-4070