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February 20, 2014

Brown Library Survey

Thank you for the overwhelming response to participate in the Brown Library search engine activity and survey! All spaces have been filled and we have a lengthy waiting list. We are not accepting any additional participants for this event. We appreciate your response and willingness to help us. Thank you!!

Virginia Western Blue Stars, or not?

Virginia Western is accepting suggestions to change the name of its sports teams.  These sports include men's basketball, men's soccer, women's basketball, women's volleyball, and other intramural teams.  The current team name is the Virginia Western Blue Stars.

What would be a great name for our teams?



“Love Your Library Day” Monday at Brown Library

Come celebrate “Love Your Library Day” in Brown Library on Monday, February 24.   This is your opportunity to get to know the Learning Resources that are available for you on all three floors of the Brown Library Building --- your ticket to academic support and success.

Check out Monday’s activities:

Building-Wide Scavenger Hunt

(For Students Only) Get scavenger hunt forms from the Circulation Desk on the top floor of the library.   Submit completed scavenger hunt forms to the Circulation Desk for a chance to win a $100.00 Amazon Gift Card.   Six runner-up prizes will also be awarded.  Prizes provided by Student Activities and the VWCC bookstore.  Contest winners will be notified on February 25.


Ground Floor Activities

(For Students Only) The first ten students who visit the Writing Center and say, “I love my library” will get a goodie bag.

Main Floor Activities

(For Students, Staff, and Faculty)  Kiss Contest!  Guess the correct number of candy kisses on display at the main floor Resource Desk and win a prize.  Prizes provided by Bubblecake.  Contest winners will be notified on February 25.


Top Floor Activities

(For Students, Staff, and Faculty) Free hot beverages 10am-2pm and 4:30pm-6:30pm

(For Students Only) The first ten students who visit the Reference Desk and do “The Robot” will get a goodie bag.  Research assistance provided for those who are not familiar with that dance.

(For Music Lovers) Electrifying performance by the “Mime-All-Mime Air Guitar Band.”  We don’t know exactly when the band will be performing, so you will just have to come and spend the day in our building.

We look forward to seeing you and serving you in Brown Library.

Student Women’s Basketball Open Gyms start Monday

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.

Virginia Western movie line-up for Spring 2014

Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend and bring family and friends!


Thursday, February 27: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theatre


Friday, February 28: Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Animated - Noon and 4p.m.

Live Action - 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.


Friday, March 14: Frozen

(Free Frozen treats and hot chocolate provided!)

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theatre


Tuesday, March 25: Mandella: Long Walk to Freedom

Co-sponsored with the Human Rights Club

2 p.m. and 6 p.m. - Whitman Theatre


Friday, March 28: American Hustle

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theatre


Friday, April 25: The Lego Movie

Bring your family: This is Spring Break week for local school districts!

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theatre


Remember Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend and bring family and friends!

Career Premiere Job Fair TODAY!!!


It's not too  late to register to attend the Career Premiere Job Fair TODAY 2/20/14.

You may still complete the registration forms on site during the event at the Greenridge Recreation Center (7415 Wood Haven Rd). You MUST have OR know your STUDENT ID number in order to register.  

Come dressed in interview attire! The event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Greenridge Recreation Center. You are NOT required to attend for the entire event time as this is a drop in/drop out event.

Check out this video: http://youtu.be/klONfeOxaMw for more information on what to expect and check out the Career Premiere website for information on employers that will attend www.careerpremierefair.com/students/employer-list/

VFW Student Outreach

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Student Outreach information session will be  held on 3/20/14. 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  March 20th at 3pm in the Natural Science Center.