WVNET Welcomes New Director, Dr. Carl Powell

We are pleased to announce Dr. Carl Powell has embarked on his tenure as the 10th Director of the West Virginia Network. Dr. Powell comes to us with an extensive background in IT and Higher Education.  Please join us in welcoming Dr. Powell to West Virginia and the WVNET team.

WVNET Significant Accomplishments in 2018

2018 was a year of serious change for WVNET. Our management from the top down was restructured, some of our staff retired or moved on to other opportunities, and we adjusted our work flow a bit to better support our customers. With all of these changes creating some chaos, we still managed to accomplish a lot. Here is an overview of some things we did: WVNET Telecommunications played a major role in moving nearly all 55 West Virginia county courthouses to new circuits. The courthouses were paying a hefty price for internet access, and this change saved them thousands of…

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HONU – Scheduling for Nursing Students

When I started at WVNET in February, I was told of the many applications that we maintain and which needed the most attention. As soon as I heard of the app WVNET developed for the West Virginia Center for Nursing (WVCN), I was excited to work on it. I love problem solving and this application had several requests from our users with no clear solution on how to implement the changes. Also, this was the first time in my programming career that I was inheriting another developer’s code, so I would need to learn the software from the ground up…

Professional Learning and Development (PLAD)

Professional Learning and Development (PLAD)

WVNET is proud to introduce our newest software innovation, the Professional Learning and Development system. PLAD helps take the paperwork out of tracking personal training hours. Our simple and effective interface ensures that teachers and staff can quickly enter their training hours, and administrators can audit and approve training with ease. Our goal is to provide you with a solution that goes hand in hand with your current training practices and doesn’t get in the way. When logging in, staff are greeted with a notice of the hours they have accrued for the school year as well as a summary…

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