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August 26, 2013

Interested in Transfering to VCU?

Admission representatives from Virginia Commonwealth University will be on campus on September 12th from 10am until 2pm In the lobby of the first floor of Business Science. Any students interested in transferring to VCU are encouraged to stop by to receive information about the process.  For additional information about transferring please contact Steven Chichester in Chapman Hall 105.

Women’s Volleyball at Hollins

Your Women's Volleyball team will play in a Scrimmage Jamboree at Hollins University, Wednesday starting at 6:00 PM.  The Blue Stars will face off against three 4-year institutions over the evening.  See you at the matches!

Men’s Soccer vs. Patrick Henry in the Battle of 220

Your Men's Soccer team kicks off their regular season Wednesday against arch rival Patrick Henry CC at the Smith River Sports Complex in Axton, VA.  Match starts at 5:00 PM.  Come cheer your Blue Stars soccer team to victory!

Discount Tickets to Martinsville Speedway

NASCAR fan?

You can get student discount tickets to this fall's Sprint Cup Series Race at Martinsville Speedway!

Check out the link below for more information:

www.martinsvillespeedway.com/collegeoffer

Congrats to Psi Beta!

Virginia Western's Psi Beta/Psychology Club was recently acknowledged by the organization's national office as a 2013 winner of the Psi Beta Community Service Award. Our college's chapter was awarded for their volunteer work associated with the Roanoke Ronald McDonald House.

Our Psi Beta chapter was also received the 2012-13 Chapter Excellence Award for engaging students in activities related all four aspects of Psi Beta's mission: leadership, scholarship, community service and research.

Psi Beta is a National Honor Society in Psychology for 2-year colleges, and it is an affiliate of the American Psychologial Association. Virginia Western's chapter is sponsored by Lora Vasiliauskas.

For information about joining the Psychology Club or Psi Beta, contact Lora Vasiliauskas at lvasiliauskas@virginiawestern.edu.

Honors Organizations

As a Virginia Western student, you may receive invitations to join an Honors Organization. It is important to assess your invitation to ensure its credibility. The following links have information you can use to gain a basic understanding of certification of honor societies and the difference between certified and uncertified honor societies.

http://www.achsnatl.org/standards_alert.asp.

http://www.communitycollegesuccess.com/2013/03/ask-isa-honor-or-scam-how-do-you-know.html.

Virginia Western currently has on-campus chapters of the following organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Psi Beta, Lambda Nu, and SALUTE. We also have an Honors Institute Office.

Information about these organizations is located here: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/studentlife/honors.php

 

For additional information about starting new organizations, contact the Student Activities Office at 857-6326 or by email at nlee@virginiawestern.edu.

Use Google Maps to Find Bus Routes!

Did you know: You can now use Google Maps to view Valley Metro bus routes and plan other trips using public transportation!

To get started, go to http://maps.google.com/, enter your location and destination, and click Submit.  Google Maps will tell you the closest bus stop, bus routes, transfers, and times to get you where you're going!

For more information, visit the Roanoke RIDE Solutions website at http://www.ridesolutions.org.

RIDE Solutions is a service of the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission.

August 23, 2013

Women’s Volleyball scrimmages today

Your Women's Volleyball team will play their first scrimmages of the 2013 season today at 4:45 PM in the Humanities Gymnasium.  The scrimmages will be admission free for everyone.  Come out and support your Blue Stars!

Hot Topic, August 28

HOW TO USE BLACKBOARD IN YOUR COURSES
TIPS & TRICKS

WHEN: Wednesday, August 28; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Duncan Hall 206
FACILITATOR: Dr. Carrie Halpin

Do you know what Blackboard is? This system is designed to allow students and faculty to participate in online classes or use online materials and activities to complement face-to-face teaching. Attend this workshop to learn about the other features available in Blackboard as well as get answers to any other questions you have about Blackboard.

Retention Services
Chapman Hall 105

 

STEM-H Career & Employment Fair

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

11:00 am – 2:30 pm

CSHP Multipurpose Room 

*** REGISTRATION REQUIRED ***

Through the Hall Career Center - Thomas Center S202

Who should attend?

  • Students and Alumni in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Healthcare fields seeking employment. 
  • Students in these fields just beginning training.
  • Those considering a career or training in the STEM-H field.

“Funded by a U.S. Department of Labor ETA grant award. This announcement is the creation of the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the USDOL.”