Blue Ridge CTC Board of Governors Meeting April 6, 2023

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Jennifer Barrett-Smith
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Martinsburg, WV.  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Board of Governors met virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.

The meeting was called to order at 11:53am by Board Chair, Ms. Stephanie Harvey. Ms. Harvey continued with the approval of the February 2023 minutes.

Dr. Checkovich reviewed the recent off-site Higher Learning Commission visit that was completed March 28-29, 2023.

Dr. Checkovich presented the President’s Report, highlighting recent media articles pertaining to the Institution.

Dr. Ann Shipway, Vice President of Workforce and Engineering Technologies presented the Workforce Report. Dr. Shipway introduced Chef Samantha Cook who provided an overview of recent culinary recruitment activities and partnership with the local school system. Dr. Shipway introduced Chef John Lane who highlighted a recent partnership with Meals on Wheels. Dr. Shipway continued her report with a Job Scholars testimonial. Dr. Shipway concluded with an overview of a new project that is developing with the Department of Tourism.

Ms. Laura Busey, Dean of Instruction, presented Program Reviews for: Paralegal Studies Certificate and Associate of Applied Science, Cybersecurity Associate of Applied Science, Heavy Equipment Technician Associate of Applied Science, Plastics Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science and Engineering Technology Associate of Applied Science. The Board will approve the Program Reviews at the next meeting.

Ms. Leslie See, Vice President of Enrollment and Allied Health Sciences presented the enrollment report.

Executive Session was not held. No public vote was made.

The meeting adjourned at 12:56 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 about Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, please call 304-260-4380 or visit our website at  ###