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February 21, 2014

Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth

Sex+Money: A National Search for Human Worth is a documentary about domestic minor sex trafficking and the modern-day abolitionist movement fighting to stop it. Since September 2009, the crew has traveled to over 30 states and conducted more than 75 interviews with federal agents, victims, politicians, activists, psychologists, porn-stars, among others.

VWCAN is hosting a Meet, Eat, and Greet to show the documentary Sex+Money and to see how Roanoke, VA is getting involved.

When: Wednesday February 26, 2014  at 5:30pm

Where: Natural Science Building located on Campus

*** Dinner will be provided***

For any questions please contact Brittany Scott at bdl281@email.vccs.edu or 540-525-2849

Spring/Summer Graduation Deadline!


Only a few days left……………….
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.

Full Time Friday Co-hort

One day of a week dedicated to get your General Studies degree
• More days of the week for work and family
Save time and gas • Maintain a full time student status
• Finish your career in two years
Eligible for Financial Aid • One on one advising
Have you considered Full Time Friday(ftf) program?
Tell your friends, relatives or coworkers.
For more information, please visit: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/academics/fridays.php, or contact coordinator Alexander Scott at ascott@virginiawestern.edu or    540-857-7247.
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Basketball Sophomore Night tonight!

Virginia Western Basketball Sophomore Night tonight in Humanities Gymnasium!

Women's Basketball game

6:00 PM vs. Bennett College.


Men's Basketball game

7:45 PM vs. New River Community College.


Come see the 2014 Sophomore Class play in their final game at Virginia Western!

Both Sophomore ceremonies will begin 5 minutes prior to scheduled start times.

Questions about the Sophomore Night, 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
Showtimes: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Whitman Theatre

Friday, February 28: Oscar-Nominated Short Films
Animated Films, Showtimes: Noon and 4 p.m.
Live Action Films, Showtimes: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Friday, March 14: Frozen
(Free Frozen treats and hot chocolate provided!)
Showtimes: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Whitman Theatre

Tuesday, March 25: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Co-sponsored with the Human Rights Club
Showtimes: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Whitman Theatre

Friday, March 28: American Hustle
Showtimes: 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!
Showtimes: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Whitman Theatre

For more information, contact Natasha Lee in Student Activities at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326.

Paid Research Opportunities

OEF/OIF Veterans Needed for fMRI Studies
 Why Participate?
  • Deployment impacts veterans in many ways
  • We use new fMRI technology to understand how deployment can affect the biology of the brain
Participants will:
  • Have the study described and questions answered by study staff before deciding to participate
  • Participate in a videotaped interview about your life experiences
  • Fill out some questionnaires
  • Complete computer task during an fMRI scan which may include:
    • Viewing positive, negative, & neutral images – including some that are combat related
    • Playing simple computer games
  • Be asked to provide a saliva sample for genetic analysis
  • Receive a CD copy of your structural brain scan
  • Be compensated $15 per hour for the interview & questionnaires session and $20 or more for the fMRI scan depending on how you play the game
Who is eligible?
  • OEF/OIF Veterans
  • Between 18 & 64 years old
  • Free from metal in their body
  • Not claustrophobic
If you are interested, please contact us at 540-526-2068 or at vets@vtc.vt.edu
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

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
 Complete registration 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/