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September 26, 2012

Parking lot 8E closed Saturday, September 29

To finish the work started last weekend in Lot 8E the lot will be closed to students and faculty Saturday, September 29th. Thank you for your patience.

TODAY – Think Fast Trivia Show!

Think Fast!

Compete in teams and win cash prizes at a pop culture trivia game show!

TODAY!

12:15 p.m.

Cafeteria (Outside Domino’s and Java the Hut)

Contact Student Activities with questions at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

Workforce Development http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/index.php

Emergency Preparedness Class to be held October 24th! Be prepared when the power goes out - Take practical steps to keep you and your family safe - Create an emergency supply kit - HLTH 2578 For more details call Workforce 540-857-6076 http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/documents/BePreparedWorkshop2012.pdf

Project Management Professional Certification This 10-week course is designed to prepare students for the PMP Certification exam. It reviews the concepts of Project Management as defined by the Project Management Institute, the accrediting body for project management. It will also fulfill the requirement for 35 contact hours of project management education for individuals seeking PMP. – BUSC 2507 - Class Dates 10/04/12 – 12/13/12 http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/pmpcert.php

iPad for Business Workshop – November 29, 2012 and January 10, 2013 http://www.vastartup.org/register/events/842 For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Better Business Management with QuickBooks Classes - ACC 295 - Advanced QuickBooks - This in-depth workshop will help you succeed! - Tricks and tips for using QuickBooks to manage your accounting records, freeing up time for you to grow your business. Are you a small business owner who would like to learn computerized accounting? Have you been using QuickBooks and would like to learn how to use it better? - Class Dates: Friday evenings 5:30pm – 10:00pm – January 18, 25 and February 1, 2013http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/quickbooks.php 

“Searching for computer workshops!” Virginia Western has what you are looking for - please follow this link for more details http://tinyurl.com/d259l3g

 

September 25, 2012

LUNCH LEADS- SIGN UP TODAY!!!

Are you interested in employment with  AmeriCorps VISTA or Salvation Army?

Come ask questions about how volunteer services can lead to employment opportunities and what is expected when it comes time to apply. Great networking opportunity!

Thursday, October 18th

12:00-1:30

Natural Science Center

Free lunch will be provided*Space is Limited

SIGN UP BY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16  IN THE HALL ASSOCIATES CAREER CENTER; Thomas Center G202

*This event qualifies for a Hall Career Center passport stamp*

“Go Orange” Food Drive

Virginia Western Community College is going orange, the color of hunger awareness - to help raise awareness of hunger relief!

Please drop off non-perishable food items to designated Feeding America Southwest Virginia bins located throughout campus.  You can also bring food items to the Virginia Western Volunteer Center- Thomas Center, room 210.

Most needed items:  peanut butter, rice, beans, 100% juice, canned meat, vegetables and fruits.

Stop Hunger Now donation locations

Now accepting money donations for the Stop Hunger Now meal packaging event in November. 

$2,500 needed to package 10,000 meals!

If everyone at Virginia Western donates .25 cents we will reach our goal!  Please drop off donations at one of these areas:

  • Volunteer Center - Thomas Center, room 210
  • Humanities Building - Room H111
  • Bookstore
  • Chapman Hall - Room 105
  • Webber Hall - Business, Engineering & Technology Office
  • Anderson Hall - Room 114- Science & Math Division Office

For more information on this event please contact Lori Mier, Volunteer Coordinator @ lmier@virginiawestern.edu.

Hollins Transfer Student Visit Day, October 2nd

Hollins Transfer Student Visit Day, October 2nd
Tuesday, October 2nd
Two half-day sessions offered:
• Morning session begins at 8:00 am
• Afternoon session begins at 11:30 am

Have your heard about the two years for the price of one program that Hollins University is offering to Virginia Western students?

If you’re considering your next step after community college, spend a day on the beautiful Hollins University campus. You’ll hear about how your college credits may transfer, receive information on scholarships and financial aid (including the special offer of two years for the price of one for transfer students), take a campus tour, visit classes, learn more about internship and study abroad experiences our Batten Leadership Institute, and other distinctive Hollins opportunities.

To register for the program click on the following link- www.hollins.edu/admissions/transfer

(Limited transportation available, please contact Rebecca Kraemer, rkraemer@virginiawestern.edu , to reserve your spot for transportation or if you have any other questions about participating in Hollins Transfer Student Visit Day.)

C-SPAN 2012 CAMPAIGN BUS ON CAMPUS TODAY!

Join us in parking lot 7 in front of Webber Hall today between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to visit the C-SPAN 2012 Campaign Bus!

http://blogs.roanoke.com/politics/2012/09/24/c-span-campaign-bus-coming-to-roanoke-valley/

Tomorrow – Think Fast Trivia Show

Think Fast! Compete in teams and win cash prizes at a pop culture trivia game show!

TOMORROW

12:15 p.m.

Cafeteria (Outside Domino’s and Java the Hut)

Contact Student Activities with questions at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326

September 24, 2012

Voter Information!

Are you registered? Need to know where to go to vote? Need to vote  with an absentee ballot? Just have questions about voting?

Visit http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/ to get Election Ready!

Remember: Virginians must apply to register to vote (or update their registration name and current address) NO LATER THAN OCTOBER 15, 2012!