To All Members:
Due to the incoming snowstorm, we have decided to postpone our favorite chapter meeting! More information to come by the end of the day.
Thank you for your patience,
Come Join us on on December 11th for our Holiday Christmas Party!
Where? Ober Brewery
1443 Lakeside Cir, Salem, VA 24153
Food? Catering will be provided by Pumpernickel Pickle Catering Company
5:30 – 6:00 – Networking
6:00 – 6:45 – Holiday Dinner
6:45 – 7:00 – Chapter Business
7:00 – 7:45 – Speaker/Presentation
7:45 – 8:30 – End of Year Awards
Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members
Topic: STEM at Virginia Western Community College (VWCC) – A Program on the Grow!
Speaker: Amy S. White, VWCC - Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Driven by a lifelong love of the natural sciences, Amy S. White received her undergraduate degree in Biology from James Madison University, and her Masters in Microbiology and Immunology from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also earned a Certificate in Field Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Following completion of her graduate degree, Amy worked for a private consulting firm in environmental toxicology until beginning her teaching career at Hollins University in 2001. She taught at James Madison University from 2003 – 2005 and has worked at Virginia Western Community College since 2005.
At Virginia Western, she has held various roles, including Assistant Professor in Biology, Biology Program Head and Assistant Dean. She now serves as Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), while continuing to teach part-time in the Science department.
As a native of the Roanoke Valley, Amy is honored to work in the area and is committed to its success. In her current role, she strives to provide meaningful educational opportunities for the local students, as well as helping develop and support strong academic programs that contribute to the economic vitality of the region. Amy resides on her family farm in Buchanan with her husband Corbin. Her two children, Lindsey and Davis, attend The University of Georgia and North Carolina State University, respectively; both are pursing Agriculture degrees.
|Event Date||12-18-2018 5:30 pm|
|Event End Date||12-18-2018 8:30 pm|
|Individual Price||Member $15 / Non-Member $20|
|Location||Ober Brewing Company|