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Events – 1/10/2022

Published January 11, 2022

JANUARY 11
Interested in getting your Project Management Professional certification through the Project Management Institute in 2022? Classes are forming for January and February. If you are interested in learning how to use Ed Assist to obtain funding for the prep course and exam, attend “How to Obtain your PMP in 2022 – Prep Course Opportunities and EdAssist” via WebEx from 4:30 to
5:30 p.m. Sign up on the PMSA website. For more information, visit the PMP Training and Ed Assist page or contact PMSA Boot Camp Lead Debra Brand via email. Don’t forget to check the “Do I Qualify” button prior to signing up in Ed Assist.

JANUARY 14
Newport News Shipbuilding’s Engagement and Diversity & Inclusion offices will host the sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Jan. 14 with guest speaker Dwayne Blake, HII corporate vice president of Investor Relations. There will be sessions to accommodate all three shifts (with limited capacity) in Bldg. 4930 with a livestream option. The events are open to all employees by reservation only. Look for more information in future editions of Currents.

JANUARY 26
Join STRIDE Chair Ariel Matthews from noon until 12:30 p.m. for a Virtual Learning Session on the Shipbuilders Together Realizing Inclusion, Diversity and Equality (STRIDE) employee resource group. Since 2016, STRIDE has operated for the advancement of the social welfare and equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees at Newport News Shipbuilding and at each of its subsidiaries. Register on MyNNS to receive a calendar invite to attend. For more information, contact Ariel Matthews at 688-0220 or via email.

JANUARY 27
The L.E.A.R.N. Program and Shipbuilders of Huntington Ingalls Professionals (SHIPs) will host an after-work presentation with Newport News Shipbuilding President Jennifer Boykin from 4 until 5 p.m. via WebEx. The event is open to all employees by reservation only. Sign up on MyNNS. No charge is provided. For questions, contact Tanika Vasquez (E08) at 688-7916 or email
[email protected].

FEBRUARY 10
The Project Management Shipbuilders Association (PMSA) will host “Project Management Lessons from the Titanic Disaster” with Rick Aiken from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. via WebEx. The event is open to all employees by reservation only. Sign up on the PMSA website. For questions, contact Sandra Valentine or email [email protected]. No charge is provided.