Virginia Sea Grant’s annual Project Participants’ Symposia are provide opportunities to learn and network. ©Will Sweatt/VASG

Virginia Sea Grant’s annual Project Participants’ Symposia are provide opportunities to learn and network. ©Will Sweatt/VASG
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On Wednesday February 1, Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) held its 3rd annual Project Participants’ Symposium—a meeting that enables VASG partners to network and learn while helping to plan the future of VASG. About 100 researchers, students, and other partners gathered in Richmond for the Symposium, which was followed by the annual Seafood & Wine Reception. The Reception, cosponsored by VASG and the Virginia Seafood Council, drew more than 200 attendees, including VASG institutional partners, state legislators, and agency representatives.

Read more about the 2012 Symposium at bit.ly/2012vasgsym

Learn More – Earn More!: Mechatronics

www.EarnMoreWV.com Envision a modern manufacturing plant with an automated assembly line or other high-tech robotic equipment that speeds productivity and accuracy. What happens when that key equipment breaks and the line stops? As a mechatronics engineer, you will have the training and skills to get things back on track! In West Virginia, an entry level position in mechatronics pays about 000 a year, and the median salary is roughly 000. Mechatronic engineers are multi-talented, Garretson said. “Students will be very well-versed in the industrial sector. They will be technically versed. They can work in hotels and nursing homes — facility type work. They will be electrical and mechanically inclined, so it can be a good fit just about anywhere here in southern West Virginia.”

Where in Virginia can I go to learn sign language? I live in western Va.?

Question by skiagi2k: Where in Virginia can I go to learn sign language? I live in western Va.?
I want to learn sign language but do not know how or where to go. please help. THANKS

Best answer:

Answer by MK6
Maybe buy a CD or video that teaches it.

I’ve a deaf son, – so 20 years ago I went the American Red Cross to learn in some evening type classes. – But I don’t think they do this anymore.

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