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September 3, 2013

Opera Roanoke performance on campus!

Join Opera Roanoke director Scott Williamson and Amy Cofield as they put on a free on-campus opera performance for Virginia Western students, faculty and staff to celebrate the upcoming season of the Met Live in HD. They will be singing on Wednesday, September 4, at Noon in the Humanities Building atrium. Please come by and prepare to be wowed!

Free Salem Red Sox playoff tickets!

The Marketing Department has a limited number of free tickets to the Salem Red Sox's first playoff game against the Myrtle Beach Pelicans on Wednesday, September 4, at 7:05 p.m. Stop by Marketing in Fishburn Hall F001 to pick up tickets, they will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to faculty and staff.

The Red Sox are also offering discounted tickets for Wednesday's game to all Virginia Western faculty, staff and students. Any seat in the ballpark can be purchased for $5 with your VWCC ID.

We Are Western 2013

The 2013 Employee Giving Campaign continues to make college possible for Virginia Western Community College students and revitalize the student assistance programs administered through the Virginia Western Educational Foundation, including the student book fund, student emergency fund, annual scholarships and the Communtiy College Access Program (CCAP)

CLICK HERE to watch the video and hear the stories from the students you are helping through your generous donations to the Employee Giving Campaign.

You will receive a letter in the mail explaining how you can get involved to revitalize the College's sucess through the We Are Western 2013 Employee Giving Campaign. Log onto www.virginiawestern.edu/foundation/giving/empgiving to learn more about how you can support our students and make a difference. You will learn more about the campaign--including weekly prize patrols and We Are Western days--between now and September 27. Stay tuned!

We Are Western!!

Hot Topic, September 4

HOW TO USE BLACKBOARD IN YOUR COURSES
TIPS & TRICKS!

WHEN:  Wednesday, September 4; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Duncan 206
FACILITATOR:  Dr. Carrie Halpin

Faculty please inform your students if they missed this workshop the first time, here is their chance to make up for that. As usual if extra credit is given for attending, they will receive a ticket verifying attendance.

Retention Services
Chapman Hall, Room 105

 

Campus Commons Food Vendors

Food vendors are now open in the Campus Commons. Java the Hut is open 7am-7pm Monday through Thursday and 7am-1pm on Friday; Domino's is open 9am-7pm Monday through Thursday and 9am-2pm on Friday. Enjoy!!!!

New Academic Schools

Over the summer, the College reorganized our academic schools. The new schools are:

• Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (LASS). This school includes departments/programs such as English, public speaking, foreign languages, humanities, history, government, psychology, art, communication design, administration of justice, human services, and early childhood development. The school office is located in H111 on the first floor of the Humanities Building and the interim dean is Amy Anguiano.
• Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This school includes the sciences, such as biology, chemistry, physics and geology; engineering technology programs; engineering; and mathematics. The school office is located in A114 on the first floor of Anderson Hall and the Dean is Dr. John Anderson. For questions about a science course or program, please go to A114 even if your science class meets in the new Center for Science and Health Professions. For engineering or engineering technology questions, there is an engineering department office in W305G.
• Health Professions (HP). This school includes nursing, practical nursing, dental hygiene, radiography, radiation oncology, and phlebotomy. The Dean for Health Professions is Carole Graham and the school office is HP214E on the second floor of the Center for Science and Health Professions.
• Business, Technology, and Trades (BTT). This school includes business, accounting, IT, culinary, horticulture, paralegal studies, welding, and HVAC. The school office is located in W305 and the interim dean is Deborah Yancey.

*Disclaimer: the list of courses and programs listed above is representative of the programs in each school, but is not completely inclusive.