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March 30, 2015

Free Classes at the Fitness Center

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 Up: Tuesdays 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.

Salsa Dancing: Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm Learn the steps while giving your body workout and have fun. No partner needed

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

General Studies Information Session for Students

Please pass along to any students who may be interested. We can provide attendance verification if needed!

Do you really know what General Studies is all about? Are you in General Studies now, but aren't sure if it is the best major for your transfer plans? Thinking of changing your major to General Studies? Then come learn more about the General Studies Program at VWCC! Registration recommended – directions below.

Topics Include:

  • What is General Studies & what can I do with it?
  • Transferring to a 4-year school
  • Discussion of other Transfer Majors @ VWCC
  • Planning for program completion/graduation & more!

Come to DUNCAN 201 at a date & time below

  1. Monday, March 30: 5:30 - 6:20 p.m.
  2. Tuesday, March 31: 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
  3. Wednesday, April 1st: Noon - 12:50 p.m.

Questions: Contact Mandy Garcia - Program Advisor for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences at mgarcia@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6710

Registration: To register follow the link to the directions http://www.virginiawestern.edu/studenthelp/student/sailsappointment.php and instead of selecting an appointment time with Mandy Garcia select the group session you wish to attend from my schedule (3/30 @ 5:30; 3/31 @ 2:00 or 4/1 @ Noon): If you cannot access this please email me from your student email account with the date you wish to attend.

2015 Employee Benefits and Health Fair

2015 Employee Benefits and Health Fair

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Human Resources Training Room - Ground Floor, Fishburn Hall

 

Free snacks and drinks –free chair massages and more!

 

Free chair massages are being provided by Daniel’s Institute of Massage and the Healing Arts! No appointment necessary.

Vendors will be on site to provide professional expertise to meet your every need!

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Aetna Health

Delta Dental

Minnesota Life

CommonHealth

VALIC

Ameriprise Financial

TIAA-CREF

Fidelity

ICMA-RC (457b)

Virginia Federal Credit Union

Freedom First Federal Credit Union

AFLAC

Liberty Mutual

Lewis Gale

Carillion

CommonHealth will be offering a “Breathe Well” learning station where you will find information on your lungs and how to breathe easier every day!

The 2015 Employee Benefits and Health Fair you won’t want to miss…mark your calendar today!

2015 Employee Benefits and Health Fair

2015 Employee Benefits and Health Fair

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Human Resources Training Room - Ground Floor, Fishburn Hall

 

Free snacks and drinks –free chair massages and more!

 

Free chair massages are being provided by Daniel’s Institute of Massage and the Healing Arts! No appointment necessary.

Vendors will be on site to provide professional expertise to meet your every need!

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Aetna Health

Delta Dental

Minnesota Life

CommonHealth

VALIC

Ameriprise Financial

TIAA-CREF

Fidelity

ICMA-RC (457b)

Virginia Federal Credit Union

Freedom First Federal Credit Union

AFLAC

Liberty Mutual

Lewis Gale

Carillion

CommonHealth will be offering a “Breathe Well” learning station where you will find information on your lungs and how to breathe easier every day!

The 2015 Employee Benefits and Health Fair you won’t want to miss…mark your calendar today!

Bone Density and Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Tests Available at the Fair!

 

Bone Density - $15.00

Prostate Specific Antigen - $20.00

Contact Denise Schuh at dschuh@virginiawestern.edu for an appointment.

 

Bone Density- for women – screening for osteoporosis- using the Achilles Express Vetra Sonometry Machine – no x-ray is used. The bare heel is placed in the machine and ultrasound assesses the loss associated with the disease.

PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) - for men – screening for prostate cancer- A small sample of blood is taken from the arm and sent to our laboratory. A report is sent to the individual’s home after being reviewed by a physician.

2015 Employee Benefits and Health Fair

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Human Resources Training Room – Ground Floor, Fishburn Hall

March 27, 2015

Virginia Employee Public Service Week Recognition Event

Every May, state agencies all across Virginia will celebrate the hard work and dedication that state employees provide to the Commonwealth of Virginia through recognition events in honor of Virginia Employee Public Service Week.

Due to the operational challenges that Virginia Western faces during the traditional recognition period of May, VWCC will be celebrating Virginia Employee Public Service Week on Wednesday, April 29, 2015:

Virginia Public Service Week

Fralin Center, Multi-purpose Room, HP 208

11:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Wildwood Smokehouse will provide food for this event offering pulled chicken and pork, BBQ beans, potato salad, cole slaw and a dinner role.

Don’t forget! You will have the opportunity to recognize an accomplishment or a noteworthy action of a co-worker on a paper brick wall for the college’s Wall of Fame. Two (2) employees will be awarded movie tickets based on the recognition action (brick) completed by your peers. The VWCC bricks will be proudly displayed on the college’s Wall of Fame during the traditional Public Service Week, May 3 – 9th.

Thank you for making a difference!

Horticulture Club Perennial Sale

The 2015 Perennial Sale is this Saturday, March 28, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 

at the Community Arboretum on the City Garden Deck

Prices start at $4.00 for select 4.5" potted perennials.

Look for newer cultivars and tried and true favorites of the following perennials:

Autumn Fern, Candy Tuft, Coral Bells, Coreopsis,  Daylily,  Everblooming Bleeding Heart, Geranium, Lavender, Lenten Rose, Salvia, and more 

We will also have a few Herb varieties available for purchase at this sale. 

Visit our Facebook page at The Community Arboretum for more information and plant pictures.

Are you a Friend of the Community Arboretum? If so, you may purchase plants at the Friends Only Sale, Friday, March 27, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

For more information on becoming a Friends member contact Clark at 857-6388 or cbecraft@virginiawestern.edu . Membership contributions start at $15.00 for individuals.

Hope to see you at the sale and thank you for supporting the Virginia Western Horticulture Club and the Community Arboretum

General Studies Info for Students

Please pass along to any students who may be interested. We can provide attendance verification if needed!

Do you really know what General Studies is all about? Are you in General Studies now, but aren't sure if it is the best major for your transfer plans? Thinking of changing your major to General Studies? Then come learn more about the General Studies Program at VWCC! Registration recommended – directions below.

Topics Include:

  • What is General Studies & what can I do with it?
  • Transferring to a 4-year school
  • Discussion of other Transfer Majors @ VWCC
  • Planning for program completion/graduation & more!

Come to DUNCAN 201 at a date & time below

  1. Monday, March 30: 5:30 - 6:20 p.m.
  2. Tuesday, March 31: 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
  3. Wednesday, April 1st: Noon - 12:50 p.m.

Questions: Contact Mandy Garcia - Program Advisor for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences at mgarcia@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6710

Registration: To register follow the link to the directions http://www.virginiawestern.edu/studenthelp/student/sailsappointment.php and instead of selecting an appointment time with Mandy Garcia select the group session you wish to attend from my schedule (3/30 @ 5:30; 3/31 @ 2:00 or 4/1 @ Noon): If you cannot access this please email me from your student email account with the date you wish to attend.

Selma playing today!

Martin Luther King and the civil rights marches of Selma, Alabama, that changed America forever. Starring David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo. Run time: 2 hrs 2 minutes
This film is rated PG-13.

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

Whitman Theatre, First Floor Business Science
Today: 11:15 AM (Closed Caption), 2:00 PM, and 6:00 PM

Contact Natasha Lee nlee@virginiawestern.edu for more information.

March 26, 2015

Art Gallery Reception

There will be a reception for the Humanity's Gallery new exhibition "Katherine Wood: Recent Work" tonight (3/26) from 5:00-7:00. All are welcome.