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December 6, 2013

Governor’s flag order for the Commonwealth of Virginia

Pursuant to President Barack Obama’s Presidential Proclamation to lower the United States flag in honor and remembrance of Nelson Mandela, I do hereby order that the flags of the United States of America and the Commonwealth of Virginia are to be flown at half-staff on all local, state, and federal buildings and grounds in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
I hereby order that the flags shall be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff until sunset on Monday, December 9, 2013 provided that the flags are properly illuminated during the hours of darkness. Where no appropriate night illumination exists, the flags shall remain at half-staff only from sunrise to sunset each day through Monday, December 9, 2013.
Ordered on this the 6th day of December 2013.

Robert F. McDonnell

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Tutors Needed for Spring Semester!!

Do you have students who make good grades, who enjoy helping their fellow students, and who would like to earn a little extra money? If so, consider suggesting they apply to become tutors for the Academic Link. The Academic Link is currently recruiting one-on-one tutors for the spring semester. Tutors are needed for all subjects, but especially for biology, anatomy and physiology, chemistry, pre-calculus and higher level maths, computer programming, networking, drafting, information technology, and graphic arts. The Link also needs tutors for the Math Center and for developmental math classes. Resource tutors with expertise in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Office 2013, are needed, as well. For more information, interested students can visit the Academic Link’s One-on-One/Group Tutoring Web page or call 540-857-6442.

Toys for Tots Donations

The Armed Forces Student Association is sponsoring the Toys for Tots donation boxes across campus. Help brighten a child's Christmas today by donating new, unwrapped toys. The donation boxes are in W305, the second  floor of the Fralin Center and in Humanities by the gym. The drive ends on 12/8/13 so take a few minutes to help make this holiday season even better for a child in need.

Men’s Basketball tomorrow!


Saturday, December 7

Men's Basketball vs. Central Carolina Community College

3:00 PM in the Humanities Gymnasium.

Questions about Virginia Western Athletic home games, email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu

Come out and support Blue Stars Basketball!

Employee Holiday Luncheon – TODAY!

EMPLOYEE HOLIDAY LUNCHEON will be held TODAY beginning at 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the multipurpose room in the Fralin Center.


Joanie White’s daughter and four grandchildren lost all of their belongings in a house fir. They are in need of hygiene items, toiletries, kitchens essentials, household items, clothing, or monetary donations. Any items donated can be delivered to the Payroll Office located on the ground level of Fishburn Hall. For more information, please contact Debra Thomas at 857-6319 – dthomas@virginiawestern.edu or Dorrisa Williams at 857-6634 – dmwilliams@virginiawestern.edu. Any items donated will be needed by the close of business on December 6. Thank you.

  • Boy - age12 - 12/14 shirt 12 slim pants 6 shoe
  • Girl - age 13 – XS or S shirt 0 jeans 7 shoe
  • Girl - age 14 – S shirt 14 slim pants 6 ½ shoe
  • Girl - age 17 – M shirt 2-4 pants 7 ½ shoe
  • Mom - M Shirt 6 pants 7 ½ shoe

American Cancer Society in honor and support of our co-workers battling various types of cancer

Military Family Support Center (Veteran Assistance) in Salem, VA (non-perishable items - diapers, food, personal hygiene, etc)