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February 27, 2013

Bus Trip to Virginia Tech, Radford and Roanoke College

Are you interested in Virginia Tech, Radford University or Roanoke College? Sign up for next week's COLLEGE CRAWL!

You will get an opportunity to meet with an admissions specialist and take a tour of each school! We will eat lunch at Virginia Tech's D2 Dining Facility!

When: Friday, March 1 - Bus Leaves VWCC at 8 am

Where: Visit Roanoke College, Virginia Tech and Radford University

Details: Trip will include meal, tours and transportation on a charter bus to all schools (comfortable ride!). Bus departs at 8 am and will get back to VWCC by 6 pm.

Sign up in the Student Activities Office (Thomas Center, Room 210).

Contact Natasha Lee for more information at NLee@virginiawestern.edu or call 540-857-6326.

Ping Pong Thursdays

Ping Pong Thursdays


12:00 - 2:00 PM

Thomas Center G205

A Semester of Service- March Events

 'A Semester of Service' provides 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.  Transportation is provided.

March Service Projects:

Feeding America Southwest Virginia- Wednesday, March 20, 2013

"One in Six People in Southwest Virginia struggles to have adequate access to food."  More than 60,000 lbs of food is rescued every month thanks to the volunteers at Feeding America Southwest Virginia.  Volunteers rescue food by sorting dented cans, crushed boxes, or other superficially damaged food to ensure the food inside is safe and consumable.

Be a Quality Assurance Volunteer and help rescue food before it goes out into the community!   

Time: 1pm-4pm (We will leave VWCC around 12:15)

S. Roanoke nursing Home- Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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! 

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

Please contact Lori Mier, Volunteer Coordinator at lmier@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6688 to attend one of these service events.  Limited seats available!

Today’s Student Council: Discuss Food Vendors and Career Services


Join us for the today's meeting - Wednesday, February 27 at 2 p.m. in Thomas Center, Room 205. Food will be provided!

Special Guests: Representative from Financial Services will discuss food vendors and food options at Virginia Western. Representative from Hall Associates Career Center will discuss upcoming opportunities for job searching.

Have questions or concerns about these topics? Join us!


The Student Council is an organization where students can share ideas, opinions, and make recommendations to college staff! The Student Council meets twice monthly and is open to all Virginia Western students!

Other upcoming guests this semester include – QEP/Advising Project Representative and Financial Aid Representative. Check the bulletin for dates!

Contact Chair Lynsey Wyatt at lgw2836@email.vccs.edu with questions!

Hygiene Drive

February 25-March 22

Organized by the Virginia Western Volunteer Center & VWCAN

We want YOU to HELP others in the community and PROMOTE GOOD HYGIENE by DONATING personal care items:



Shaving Cream


Toothpaste & Toothbrush

Hair products

Hand Sanitizer

Donation box is located in the Thomas Center, Room 210