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February 17, 2014

Brown Library Needs You!

Brown Library needs 6 students to participate in a short activity and survey during the week of February 24.  The activity and survey will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. Basic internet skills are required for participation, as each participant will be testing a new search engine on the library's website. Each participant who completes both the activity and the survey will receive a gift bag, sponsored in part by Bubblecake!

Contact Marci Myers for more information: mmyers@virginiawestern.edu, 540-857-7303.


•Have you ever wondered how exactly service dogs help people?

•Do you know how long it takes to train a service dog?

•Do you know why a service dog’s vest says “Do Not Pet”?

•Do you know what makes service dogs different than household pets?

Join Phi Theta Kappa in welcoming Saint Francis Service Dogs organization to VWCC for a special live demonstration that will help answer these questions and any others that you might have.

When- Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2 PM

Where- Natural Science Center (behind Chapman Hall)

Transfer Fair!

Thinking about transferring?

Come to Virginia Western's Fair, March 19, from 9:30am - 2:30pm in the Fralin Center.

Meet with admissions counselors from schools all across Virginia like, Virginia Tech, Radford University, Liberty University, Old Dominion, VCU, Roanoke College, Ferrum College, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Hollins University, and many more!

Come learn about specific programs offered at four-year schools and have your questions about transferring answered by representatives from the schools you are interested in attending.

Contact Steven Chichester in Chapman 105 with any questions.

Men’s Soccer Team

Students interested in playing on the 2014 Men's Soccer team should email Russell Dishman at rdishman@virginiawestern.edu

Men's Soccer season runs from August to late October.  Students must be full-time in the fall semester.  Team travels to Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Maryland schools and plays around 16 matches.

Student Women’s Basketball Open Gyms

Student Women's Basketball open gyms will begin on Monday, February 24.  The normal schedule (excluding Spring Break) will be:

Mondays 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Wednesdays 8:30 - 10:00 PM

Open gyms held in Humanities Gymnasium.  Open to all current female students.  Must have student ID to sign-in.

Questions about open gyms, email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu.


Women’s Rec Softball

Virginia Western Student Activities is seeking female students interested in playing in the Roanoke City Women's Open Softball League from mid April to mid June.

The season is 10 games, with a tournament at the end.  Games are played on Tuesday and Thursday nights.

Current Spring 2014 students interested should contact Cecil Cox at ccox@virginiawestern.edu.

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR on Thursday: Register Today!!

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

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

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Check out this video http://youtu.be/klONfeOxaMw

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.

VFW Student Outreach

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Student Outreach information session will be  held on 2/20/14. This session is open to all veterans on campus regardless of  dates of service or deployment history. The VFW is committed to helping veteran  students connect with various resources and will be available to answer any  questions you may have.

The information session will be held on  February 20th at 3pm in the Natural Science Center.

Health Care & Wellness Job Fair

Focused Career Fair open to majors in:


What:  Health Care & Wellness Job Fair
When: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014; 12-3:30 (come & go event)

Where: Multipurpose Room - Fralin Center
Register for this event in THE HALL CAREER CENTER- Thomas Center G202, 857-8798, careercenter@virginiawestern.edu
Come learn about current openings in the Health Care & Wellness fields in the Roanoke Valley, how to apply and get a chance to meet with employers face-to-face!  Don't forget to come by the Career Center for information on Resume Writing or a Resume Power Hour for a quick critique prior to the event. For more information on Resume Power Hour times check out http://www.virginiawestern.edu/career_center/