The library will be open regular hours during the college’s Spring Break. So come on over and see us!
Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access professional assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:
Computer Labs on Campus
Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog
Ask a Librarian Chat Service
Local Public and College Libraries
Find something fun to do this weekend!
Friday, March 2nd
- Wine Gourmet, 5-8 p.m., corner of Colonial & Electric Roads, Free Beer Tasting
- Art by Night, 5-9 p.m., Downtown Roanoke
- MDA Car Show, 5-10 p.m., Roanoke Civic Center
- First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., City Market Building, Key West performing
Saturday, March 3rd
- Spectacular Saturdays at the Taubman. Free admittance to the Taubman Museum and more.
- Free Wine Tasting, noon-5 p.m. Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
- Free Weekly Wine Tasting noon – 5 p.m., Wine Gourmet
- Murder Mystery, 7-10 p.m. at Attimo Winery
- Latin Dance Party, 8 p.m. – 1:30 a.m., The Elephant Walk at Holiday Inn Tanglewood
- The Life Planning Seminar for Women is a seven-week noncredit course beginning March 13, for women who are interested in learning ways to assess their current strengths and abilities, identify and evaluate career and educational options, develop personal short-term and long-term goals, and create effective strategies for positive change in their lives. For more information click: http://www.hollins.edu/about/community/planning.shtml
- College 101 Seminar. Patrick Henry High School, March 8th, 7-8:30 p.m., sponsored by the Roanoke Valley Education Consortium. College representatives will speak about financial aid, college programs, and the application process. Colleges represented will include Ferrum College, Hollins University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Roanoke College and Virginia Western Community College. For more information, contact Fran Kiker, 540-562-3900 x 10233.
Do you have a church bizarre, yard sale, or item for sale? Submit COMMUNITY NEWS items to firstname.lastname@example.org
Life is Sweet!! Choose from a variety of toppings to create your own ice cream desert! Then, celebrate the sweetness of life by donating blood the same day! All donations help local patients at Carilion hospitals.
Wednesday, March 28
Submitted by the Student Activities Office. Contact Natasha Lee at email@example.com with questions or blood donation appointment times.
Are you graduating in May and have a great story about what Virginia Western has meant to you? Have you overcome obstacles to pursue your education and find success? Do you think your tale will inspire others to follow their dreams?
Maybe you should consider applying to become Virginia Western’s student speaker at commencement. We are accepting applications at firstname.lastname@example.org from now until noon on March 21. Please include the following required information:
- Full name
- Contact information
- Letter of recommendation from at least one faculty member
- Synopsis of speech topic
The student speaker will present a 5-10 minute speech in front of approximately 5,000 people at the Commencement Ceremony on May 11, 2012 at the Salem Civic Center. Interviews will be held during the last week of March to determine the student speaker, and the selected speaker must write a speech that will be reviewed and must be available to rehearse it prior to the ceremony.