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Blue Ridge CTC Board of Governors Meeting 8/2/17



Media Contact Jennifer Barrett 304.260.4380 ext. 2111

Martinsburg, WV. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Board of Governors met at the Main Campus in Martinsburg on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. The meeting was called to order at 12:01 pm by Board Chair, Keith Unger.

Mr. Unger began the meeting with approval of the June 2017 minutes.

Dr. Checkovich began the President’s Report by welcoming two new Board Members to the meeting. Kerri Namolik, Faculty Representative and Keisha Hicks, Student Representative, will serve on the Board of Governors for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Dr. Checkovich continued the meeting by recognizing Eileen Kusnirak, BRCTC Alumni, for her achievements at the Future Business Leaders of America National Conference. In June 2017, Kusnirak attended the competition in Anaheim, CA where she competed and brought home second place.

Dr. Checkovich concluded his report by reviewing upcoming College events and media articles pertaining to the Institution.

Dr. Ann Shipway, Vice President of Workforce Engineering Technology, provided the Workforce Development report, updating Board members on the College’s economic impact study. Dr. Shipway also highlighted receipt of funding that will be used by the College to provide a variety of customized training to the Martinsburg Police Department. Dr. Shipway completed her report with an update on the Morgan County Center located in the Pines Opportunity Center in Berkeley Springs, WV.

Ms. Leslie See, Vice President of Enrollment Management, presented the Student Handbook for review prior to formal adoption by the Board. The Board approved a motion to place the handbook in the 30-day comment period.

Ms. See continued the meeting presenting the Enrollment Report for the fall semester, highlighting continued growth in enrollment. Ms. See cited enrollment trends similar fall-to-fall.

Executive Session was not held. The meeting adjourned at 1:08 p.m.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College offers more than 60 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as workforce development training.  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is conveniently located on Route 45 West past the Commons Center, at 13650 Apple Harvest Drive. For more information on Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, please call 304-260-4380 or visit our website at





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