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January 21, 2013

Salsa Steps! Free Dance Class!

Learn Salsa Steps with Eddie Ornelas, a local instructor! Eddie was born in Mexico City and is the founder of SalsaNoke!

Starts this Thursday!

Meet in the H100 Gym, every Thursday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
From January 24 to February 28

Free for students, faculty and staff! No experience or partner necessary!  All experience levels welcome!

For more information, contact Student Activities Coordinator Natasha Lee, nlee@virginiawestern.edu.

 

 

DATE CHANGE FOR CAREER CENTER EVENT!

Health Technology & Wellness Fair: Explore employment opportunities with a variety of employers in the Health Technology & Wellness areas.

  • What: Health Technology & Wellness Fair
  • When: Thursday, February 28, 2013; 12:00-4:00
  • Where: VWCC Gym
  • Registration: Yes in the Hall Career Center G-202
  • Open to: Students in a Medical or Fitness related program of study.

**Limited seating available, Hall Career Center Passport Events**

 

Jefferson College of Health Sciences On-Site Admissions

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

On-Site Application Review

Virginia Western Community College 

Friday, February 15th

Apply By: Tuesday, February 12th

In order to be considered, you must:

  1. Sign up with Steven Chichester, Academic Advisor (Chapman Hall C120)
  2. Submit all college and high school transcripts to Steven Chichester when you sign-up.
  3. Submit a completed application to Steven Chichester by Tuesday, February 12th.   You can find the application online at: www.jchs.edu

Questions, please contact: Sarah Ross, Assistant Director of Admissions, seross@jchs.edu

Career Premiere FAIR – REGISTER TODAY!

The Career Premiere Fair brings employers together with juniors, seniors, and recent graduates from several liberal arts and sciences colleges, universities and community colleges in the northwest and southwest regions of Virginia.The purpose of the Fair is to share information with college students and graduates about career and internship opportunities at participating organizations. The fair is Thursday, March 28, 2013 from 11:00am-3:00pm at the Salem Civic Center.

  • What: Career Premiere Fair
  • When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 From 11:00-3:00
  • Where: Salem Civic Center
  • Registration: Yes in the Hall Career Center
  • Open to: ALL Students

**Please contact the Hall Career Center for registration/information 540-857-7298**

Career Center Events! Register TODAY!!!!

LUNCH LEADS: This hour and a half seminar is conducted by a local company HR department. They will give you information on how to obtain a career with their company, what departments their company has, what they look for on resumes and much, much more.

  • What: Lunch Leads
  • When: Tuesday, February 5, 2013; 12:00-1:30
  • Where: Natural Science Center
  • Registration: Yes in the Hall Career Center G-202
  • Open to: ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME
  • FREE LUNCH

Health Technology & Wellness Fair: Explore employment opportunities with a variety of employers in the Health Technology & Wellness areas.

  • What: Health Technology & Wellness Fair
  • When: Thursday, March 28, 2013; 12:00-4:00
  • Where: VWCC Gym
  • Registration: Yes in the Hall Career Center G-202
  • Open to: Students in a Medical or Fitness related program of study.

**Limited seating available, Hall Career Center Passport Events**

 

Important Spring 2013 Drop Dates

Important spring 2013 drop dates to share with students:

  • Last Day to Register/Add a Class - January 13
  • Last Day to Drop and Receive Refund - January 24
  • Last Day to Apply for Spring Graduation - February 8
  • Last Day to Withdraw Without Grade Penalty - March 21

Student ID Office Hours- Spring 2013

STUDENT ID OFFICE HOURS -Spring 2013

Effective January 21st to April 23rd 

Hours:

Mondays: Noon-2:00 p.m.

Tuesdays: 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Location: Thomas Center, Second Floor Lobby

All students must bring a Government Issued Photo ID (i.e. Driver’s License, Passport) AND a current copy of their class schedule.

Students who already have a student ID can receive a Spring 2013 enrollment sticker during these hours. Student IDs with a current enrollment sticker (Spring 2013) are REQUIRED for free Valley Metro service and for technology check-outs in the Brown Library.

For information or questions, contact  Student Activities at 857-7958.

MLK Day of Service

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Please stop by the Volunteer Center's table today to find out how you can serve your community throughout the semester.

The table will be outside of the bookstore from 10:00 am- 1:00 pm.

A Semester of Service- February Service Projects

'A Semester of Service' will provide students the opportunity to serve their community through group involvement that builds relationships, expands the mind and enriches the spirit. 

Each month the volunteer coordinator will coordinate one or two service project events, taking a small group of students to volunteer at the designated organization.  Service projects will typically be held on a weekday afternoon for one to three hours.  We will take a school vehicle and leave from campus. 

February Service Projects:

After school programs provide a positive place for kids throughout Roanoke.  Make a difference in your community by Participating in after school programs.   

Help a child read at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southwest Roanoke!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

We will leave VWCC around 2:30 and return around 5:30.

And/or

Nursing home residents often look forward to scheduled activities including card games, crafts and musical performances.  When volunteers visit, the residents receive extra one-on-one attention which can be rewarding for everyone involved.

Spend time with residents at the South Roanoke Nursing Home playing Uno! 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

We will leave VWCC around 1:30 p.m. and return around 3:15. 

To sign up to attend either of these service events please contact Lori Mier, Volunteer Coordinator at lmier@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6688 or stop by the Thomas Center, 2nd floor, room 210.

Hot Topic, January 23

 

HOW TO USE BLACKBOARD IN YOUR COURSES
TIPS & TRICKS

WHEN:  Wednesday, January 23; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Webber Hall 307
FACILITATOR:  Dr. Carrie Halpin

Blackboard is Web-based and designed to allow students and faculty to participate in online classes or use online materials and activities to complement face–to-face teaching. This workshop will present information about how to use Blackboard to access course features, such as course syllabus, customizing your entry page, downloading course documents, participating in discussion boards, using the new assignment submitting feature and taking online quizzes.

Ms. Desiree Frye
Retention Services
Virginia Western Community College
(540) 857-7583