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February 27, 2014

Employment Opportunities for Students and Alumni

Apply TODAY for:

  • Dental Hygienist-Full-Time
  • Cook-Part-Time
  • Software Project Engineer– Full Time
  • Store Clerk-Part-Time
  • Financial Services Rep- Full-Time
  • Spanish Tutor-Part-Time

or any of the other 70+ positions available on our job bank. Follow the directions below to Register for THE HALL CAREER CENTER's online job bank to view position descriptions, company details, & application process. Check out the Career Center's televisions located in the library and on the 2nd floor of the Thomas Center for JOB BLAST listings weekly.

Registration Instructions:

  1. GO TO VWCC HOME PAGE   www.virginiawestern.edu.
  2. Click on Hall Career Center (Top and Center of homepage).
  3. On the left side click JOB BANK.
  4. Click on STUDENT/ALUMNI.
  5. Click on REGISTER.
  6. Fill in template (starred fields are required; use your school email address in the primary email field).
  7. Click SUBMIT. An email verification link will be sent to the primary email.
  8. Log in to your email and follow the link verify your account and set a password.
  9. You will then be taken into the job bank.
  10. Upload RESUME to apply( need help?- check homepage for Resume Power Hours)

Contact THE HALL CAREER CENTER if you have any questions- 540.857.7298/ careercenter@virginiawestern.edu

Library Hours During Spring Break, March 3 – 8

Brown Library’s main floor (the Link Learning Commons), the Math Center, and the top floor (reference and circulation desks) will be open 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday. The Link Learning Commons and the top floor of the library will also be open as usual from 9am to 1pm on Saturday. The Math Center will reopen at its regular hours at 8am on Monday, March 11.

The Testing Center, Writing Center, and computer lab on the ground floor will maintain their regular hours.

“And The Oscar Goes To . . .”

It’s Oscar Awards season, and Brown Library has a great collection of books that have turned into movies.

Current Book-Into-Movie Selections (Available on the Top Floor of Brown Library)

The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel

The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort

August: Osage County by Tracy Letts

A Captain’s Duty by Richard Phillips

12 Years a Slave from I Was Born a Slave: An Anthology of Classic Slave Narratives

 

Other Selections (Available on the Top Floor of Brown Library)

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Moneyball by Michael Lewis

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Beloved by Toni Morrison

 

Audiobooks (Available Through Brown Library’s Website)

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Charlie Wilson’s War by George Crile

 

Come to the library, see our Book-Into-Movie display, and enjoy some leisure reading.

Library Contest Winners

The following students and staff member won prizes during Monday’s “Love Your Library Day”:

Scavenger Hunt Winners

  • $100 Amazon Gift Card = Katy Kihm
  • “READ” Mug from the American Library Association = Brandon S.
  • $10 VWCC Bookstore Gift Card = Matthew Harvey
  • 2 Bubblecake Gift Cards = Kristen B.
  • “READ” Tote Bag from the American Library Association = Carol Ann B.
  • $10 VWCC Bookstore Gift Card = Neal H.
  • “READ” Water Bottle from the American Library Association = John D.

 

Kiss Contest Winners

A Bubblecake Gift Card and a WEPA print card = Plina Nguyen

A Bubblecake Gift Card and the candy jar full of 268 candy kisses = Corey Bapst (VWCC staff member)

Thanks to everyone who donated prizes and participated in the event.

What’s Next?  National Library Week, April 13-19!

NO H8 Photo Shoot today!

The Human Rights Club is sponsoring a NO H8 photo shoot on campus. Make a statement to help fight discriminiation. The proceeds will go to The Human Rights Campaign.

Today! February 27

10 am - 2 pm

Business Science - Room M228 (near the bridge and vending machines).

$1 Suggested Donation

White clothing suggested  - facepaint provided!

More information is available at the club's facebook page - www.facebook.com/vwhrc

The Hunger Games, Tonight; Oscar Shorts, Friday!

Thursday, February 27: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theatre

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. Rated PG-13.

Friday, February 28: Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Animated - Noon and 4p.m.

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

Virginia Western is the only venue in Roanoke showing these Oscar-nominated short films (as of printing this flyer!)! View trailers and descriptions at http://oscar.go.com/nominees. Unrated.

See a review from the LA Times of these movies here : http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/moviesnow/la-et-mn-ca-oscar-shorts-notebook-20140202,0,791692.story#axzz2tbR06FAb

 

Coming up....

Friday, March 14: Frozen

(Free Frozen treats and hot chocolate provided!)

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theatre

Cosponsored with the Radiography Club!

Tuesday, March 25: Mandela: 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

 

Remember Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend and bring family and friends! For more information, contact Natasha Lee in Student Activities at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326.

Blue Stars? Vote Today!

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?

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VW_Team_Name

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR SUGGESTION BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH!