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October 23, 2014

Media Geeks One Minute Wonder

Jason demonstrates 5 quick shortcuts for using Windows 8:

http://youtu.be/JeJ7NfiIumU?list=PLDMmkT9JmcjPKVZAKagK41MI1kWkzXWfR

What Every Parents Should Know About Youth and Substance Abuse

Youth and substance abuse is a very serious issue in our region and parents should raise their awareness about this problem beginning at elementary school age. It is important that parents begin paying attention to the signs of substance abuse behavior early and often.

A panel of experts in substance abuse and addiction will lead this community event and provide a Q&Q session for open discussion about how every parent needs to be aware of this growing problem.

Wednesday, October 29, 7-9 p.m. South County Library, 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke.

Cherokee Storyteller on Friday, October 31st

Larry Jent, of Cherokee and Sac Fox heritage, is a scholar of Native American and Appalachian culture. He is a storyteller known for his insight and humor. He will be discussing telling stories and the intersection of  Native American and Appalachian culture on Friday, October 31st from 2-3 p.m. in Whitman Theater. Everyone is invited to attend!

Men’s Basketball tonight!

Your Rapids Men's Basketball team will face the Bluefield College JV Rams tonight!

5:30 PM Tipoff

Humanities Gymnasium (H100)

Come out and support your Rapids!

 

Free Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy

Friday October 24: Guardians of the Galaxy

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theater

Free!

From Marvel Comics. Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser. Run time: 2 hr 2 min. Rated: PG-13.

All faculty, staff, students and their guests are welcome to attend. All movies are free!

Contact Natasha Lee, Student Activities Coordinator, with questions at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326

Free Salsa Dancing Classes!

Find your rhythm with Salsa Dancing!
The Fitness Center will be offering FREE Salsa Dance classes for all currently enrolled students, faculty & staff!
What:Salsa Dancing!
Where: Fitness Center Studio
When: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Please be sure to bring your Student ID and wear soft soled shoes. For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

Making a room reservation or calendar submission

Need a room for a meeting or event? It's easy to find the room you need. The college's online calendar and reservation system is fully automated so you can find what you need, when you need it.

Use this link to review the reservation instructions: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/facstaff/docs/FacStaffCalendarInst.pdf. Please pay close attention to the section on start and end dates.

Use is link to add your reservation: http://calendar.activedatax.com/virginiawestern/OpenEntryFacility.aspx?fid=1. If you need the room unlocked or support from the Media Geeks please be sure to include that under the Resources section.

Follow this link to search all locations across campus. You can search by date, location or keyword. This link shows all academic and non-academic events going on at the college. http://calendar.activedatax.com/virginiawestern/CalendarNOW.aspx?fromdate=2/1/2013&todate=2/28/2013&display=Month

Note: Whitman Theater is room M106, HR Training Room is room F002 and the Natural Science Center is N101.

PLEASE NOTE: For tables, chairs, extra trash cans or ice please use the FMS work order system, Maintenance Connection. See Hunter Wright (hwright@virginiawestern.edu) or Pat Rhodes (prhodes@virginiawestern.edu) if you have any questions.

Contact Tara Nepper with any questions.

October 22, 2014

Family Photo in the Arboretum Contest!

Family Photo in the Arboretum Contest is currently open and we have some great prizes for the winners!

We are looking for shots of your family in the Arboretum! Cell phone usies, Polaroid shots scanned in, or high end cameras- we want your Family Photos! Contest runs from October 20th - November 1st.

There are categories for amateurs and professionals. Look for the posted links for each submission category. Look for the Official Contest rules and guidelines on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheCommunityArboretumAtVWCC 

Like our page, Upload your photos, share with friends and you could win.

There will be at least 2 winners in each category (at least 18 winners)!

If you have any questions please check out our Facebook page or email Chantal Mullen  -  CFurr@virginiawestern.edu

Need to reserve a room?

Need a room for a meeting or event? It's easy to find the room you need. The college's online calendar and reservation system is fully automated so you can find what you need, when you need it.

If you need the room unlocked or support from the Media Geeks please be sure to include that under the Resources section.
Note: Whitman Theater is room M106, HR Training Room is room F002 and the Natural Science Center is N101.

Contact Tara Nepper with any questions.

VWCC Give Here – Share There: What Speaks to Your Heart?

The 2014 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) is well under way! Our goal at Virginia Western is to raise $1,500 to help CVC reach their statewide goal of $3,700,000! There are multiple ways you can give and no amount is too small! You may choose to donate by a paycheck deduction; lump sum donation; participation in the Chili Cook-Off/Halloween Costume or Auction for Animals fund raising events; donating a gently used item for auction; or by bringing in much needed non-perishable food items and pet supplies.

There are thousands of CVC Charities to choose from, but which charity speaks to your heart? Click here to view testimonials of three of our employees whose real-life experiences have led them to champion a charitable organization.

Don’t forget, our weekly drawing will be Friday, October 24th for those employees who have submitted a paper pledge card to Marla Whiteside in FAS!

Congratulations to the winner of last week’s drawing: Dorrisa Williams