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January 17, 2014

Community Scholarships Available Apply by Feb. 25

The Roanoke Valley branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is funding three types of college scholarships for women who reside in the Cities of Roanoke or Salem, the counties of Roanoke, Botetourt, Craig, or the Town of Vinton.

There is a $1000 available for high school seniors. A scholarship of $1,500 is available for nontraditional women who are 21 years or older, who have not previously obtained a bachelor’s degree.  The $1,500 Shifflett Scholarship is for women who will be attending Virginia Western Community College pursuing an Associate of Applied Science in Information Systems Technology.

To download an application form go to:  http://roanokevalley-va.aauw.net.  For questions send an e-mail to:  roanokevalleyaauwscholarships@yahoo.com

The AAUW is a national organization that advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.  The scholarships are funded through its used book sales.

Join the Virginia Western Relay for Life Team!

Join the Virginia Western Keep Calm and Cure On team at the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life on March 15th at Cave Spring Middle School! Donate or sign up today at http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=61889&pg=team&team_id=1556278. Spread the word so that we can put an end to cancer!

Questions? Contact Tara Nepper (tnepper@virginiawestern.edu)

Important Bookstore Dates

Financial aid sales end in-store: Jan 28th

Online Financial Aid ends: Jan 21st

Last day to Return/Exchange: Jan 28th

Volunteers needed!

Volunteers are need for a neuroimaging study. Eligible participants must be healthy adults who:
  • Are between 18 and 55 years old
  • Are not claustrophobic
  • Do not have permanent metal implants
  • Can commit to participating in multiple sessions over the course of several months
Participants will:
  • Participate in interview and questionnaires
  • Play computer games during MRI scans
  • Receive a copy of their brain scan
  • Be compensated $15 per hour or more for participating
If you are interested, please contact us at 540-526-2068 or at participate@vtc.vt.edu
Feeling depressed or down? Counseling may help. Volunteers are needed to participate in an MRI study. Eligible participants must:
  • Be 18-55 years old
  • Have problems with depression
  • Not taking antidepressants
  • Not have any metal implants
  • Not be claustrophobic
Participants will:
  • Receive free counseling
  • Participate in interviews and questionnaires
  • Play computer games during MRI scans
  • Be paid $15 per hour or more for participating
If you are interested, please contact us at 540-526-2032 or at depression@vtc.vt.edu

Important Date Reminder

  • Last Day to Register/Add a Class - January 13
  • Last Day to Drop and Receive a Refund - January 24
  • Last Day to Withdraw Without Grade Penalty - March 21

Career Premiere Job & Internship Fair

REGISTER TODAY to attend the 2014 Career Premiere Job & Internship Fair!

WHEN: February, 20th 2014 from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

VWCC Students & Alumni: RESERVE your spot today!!! Contact or come by the Hall Career Center (Thomas Center 202) at 857-6710 or careercenter@virginiawestern.edu to complete the registration forms.

For more information and a list of employers please visit the event website:  http://careerpremierefair.com/students/ The employer list will be constantly updated as more employers register to attend with an average of 50-60 employers attending the fair each year this can be a great opportunity to make some connections!

The Career Premiere Fair brings employers together with students and alumni 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.