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January 29, 2014

Men’s Basketball game tomorrow

Your Blue Stars Men's Basketball team will take on Wytheville Community College Thursday, January 30 at 7:45 PM.  Game will be played in the Humanities Gymnasium.  See you at the game!

Questions about Virginia Western Athletics, email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu.

Spring Theatre Auditions

Do you dream of being a star of the stage? Now's your chance with the Virginia Western Theatre production of Love Letters by A.R. Gurney. Auditions for a male and a female lead will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 3-4 in Whitman Theater!

For more information, you can contact the Virginia Western Theatre Director Dick Reiss at RReiss@virginiawestern.edu or (330) 933-1508.

Love Letters, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama centers on two characters who trace their lives and relationship over 50 years through their letters and cards. Find out more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love_Letters_(play).

Paid Internships! Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Majors

Paid Internships available with the Commonwealth STEM Industry Program (CSIIP) site offered through collaboration of Virginia Space Grant Consortium, Virginia's colleges & community colleges and many other partners. This is a free resource for finding paid internships through an online system for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) majors. One application puts a student in front of a multitude of companies with internships - no company applications to complete unless/until a company makes a student an offer.

Apply through the CSIIP website at www.CSIIP.org

Eligibility:

  •  At least 18 years of age and attending an accredited Virginia college, community college, or university. Virginia residents attending an accredited out-of-state college may apply.
  • Must be enrolled as undergraduate taking at least six (6) credit hours per semester and making demonstrated progress towards a STEM degree.
  • Have completed at least 30 or more post-secondary education credits and are at least of rising sophomore status prior to the internship. Newly graduating seniors in 2014 are also eligible to participate.
  • Majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) field.
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.

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

Don’t miss out: 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.

January 28, 2014

Spring Graduation Deadline

The deadline for applying for spring graduation and summer graduation if attending the ceremony is February 24, 2014.  If you have not already done so, be sure to see your faculty advisor and complete your application before the deadline.  We look forward to helping you fulfill your graduation requirements.

Test Center at the Greenfield Center (Botetourt County)

The Greenfield Center in Daleville is an official test center for campus.  If you want to take a test at Greenfield, you must ask your instructor to fill out a test information sheet and send it, along with the exam, to getctest@virginiawestern.edu.  The Greenfield Center is open for testing Monday – Friday between 8am – 4:30pm.   Testing must be scheduled at least two days in advance of when you want to take the test. It is the STUDENTS responsibility to request the instructor submit the information to the Center. If you have any questions, please call us at 966-3984.
Submitted by Cassandra Dove, Greenfield Center Coordinator

VW Winter Blood Drive is today!

Someone's life depends on you! Give blood!

Virginia Western Winter Blood Drive
Tuesday, January 28
11 am to 3 pm
Natural Science Center
Sign up at www.vablood.org
Walk-ins also welcome!

For more information, contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu.

 

Remaining Student ID office hours

The remaining Spring 2014 Student ID office hours are:
 
Mondays, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, until April 14.

Tuesdays, 2:30 - 5:30 PM, until April 15.

Students need a copy of their sping schedule with their name printed or displayed December 6 or later, along with thier student ID number.  Students must also bring a government issued photo ID.  Students with Virginia Western IDs just need to bring a copy of their schedule to get their Spring 2014 sticker. The Student ID office is located in the 2nd floor lobby of the Thomas Center. 

Questions about ID hours, email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu

Important Bookstore Deadlines – TODAY!

Financial aid sales end in-store: Jan 28th

Online Financial Aid ends: Jan 21st

Last day to Return/Exchange: Jan 28th