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January 29, 2015

Reception to welcome Jennifer Pittman – TODAY!

Please join Dr. Sandel for an afternoon dessert reception to welcome Jennifer Pittman, Associate Vice President of Human Resources, to Virginia Western. The reception will be Thursday, January 29th from 2:30-4pm in the 1st floor lobby of Fishburn Hall. Take this opportunity to swing by to say hello to Jennifer and enjoy a delicious afternoon treat. We hope to see you there!

January 28, 2015

Domino’s Pizza Specials!

Stop by Domino's Pizza for a slice (pepperoni or double cheese) and drink for only $3!

Senior Santa Thank you

Virginia Western sponsored over 100 persons in  "Be A Santa To A Senior".  Additionally, an assortment of extra items and cash provided even more Senior Citizens with needed items in the Holiday Season. Thank you all.

Deb Squire, Career Transition Coach.

 

Spring In-Service Mini-Conference

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Spring In-Service Mini-Conference. Please take a moment to provide feedback on your experience by completing the survey linked below.

 https://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=142184608049

Success 2021 Focus Groups

Please make time to attend one of the internal focus groups as we move forward with our strategic plan.

Staff (Full-time and Part-time):
Tuesday, February 3 10:00-11:30 HR Training Room
Tuesday, February 3 2:00-3:30 Natural Science Center

Faculty (Full-time and Adjunct):
Saturday, February 7 9:00-10:30 Natural Science Center
Monday, February 9 2:00-3:30 Natural Science Center
Thursday, February 12 2:00-3:30 Natural Science Center

Administrative Faculty:
Wednesday, February 4 9:00-10:30 M245

Free Classes at the Fitness Center!!!

Join us at the Fitness Center for Free classes every week!

Hip Hop Cardio: Mondays 8:30am-9:30am Dance to the beat and burn calories.

Hard Core: Mondays 9:30am - 10:00am An intense 30 min workout for the power house.

Mindful Meditation: Mondays 12:00pm-1:00pm Stop breathe observe and connect with your inner experience.

Step it UpTuesdays 11:30am - 12:30pm Get your heart pumping! This class utilizes a raised surface, choreography.

Yoga: Tuesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm ,Wednesdays 11:00am-11:50am and  5:30pm-6:30pm Intermediate stretch and flow class. Internal focus for energizing and calming.

Sculpting Blast: Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm and Thursdays 8:30am - 9:30am A weight-based class targeting specific muscles. Uses medicine balls, weights, and bands.

Buns, Guns, and Guts: Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm Focuses on booty, arms, and abs. Uses hand weights and mild cardio.

Pilates: Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm Lengthen and strengthen your entire body using core muscles and incorporating strength training.

Zumba Fitness: Fridays 12:30pm-1:30pm Dance-based fitness that use a fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.

 

Please be sure to bring your Student ID and wear non-black soft soled shoes. For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

Wellness Workshop

 Next Workshop: Thursday, January 29th 12:00PM – 12:45PM

Basic Nutrition for Get Fit Challenge 2015

Learn why a healthy diet is important and how to make dietary changes for better health and weight management. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats will be explained, as well as, how to put them together for healthy meals/snacks. Learn why "diets" succeed and fail and how to be on the look for less reputable programs. How to exercise, along with nutrition, fits into a healthy lifestyle will also be covered. Feel free to bring your lunch -- light refreshments will be provided.

 All Workshops will be located at the Fitness Center except for Healthy Eating on a Budget (Webber 225). For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

Free Salsa Dancing Classes

Join us at the Fitness Center for Free Salsa Dancing Classes!

Every Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm

Learn the steps while giving your body workout and have fun. No partner needed.

Free Movie: Birdman

A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family trouble as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. Starring Michael Keaton and Zach Galifianakis. Run time: 1 hr 59 minutes Rated: R

Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend and bring family and friends!
Free admission

Whitman Theatre, First Floor Business Science
February 6th, 2PM and 6PM
Contact Natasha Lee nlee@virginiawestern.edu for more information.

Red Cross Blood Drive Next Wednesday!

The American Red Cross of will be holding a blood drive Wednesday February 4th in front of the Student Life Center from 12-4pm. If you've not donated in the prior 8 weeks and wish to help those when they're most in need, this is a good way to do so. Walk-ins welcome.

Together, we can save lives!