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March 24, 2014

International Student Club Meetings This week!

New members and visitors welcome!

The International Student Club will meet twice this week! Feel free to come to either meeting that works with your schedule.

Wednesday, March 26 at 1 pm or

Thursday, March 27 at Noon

Club members  will discuss upcoming events and ideas for new club activities.

Also, a guest speaker will talk about immigration reform issues at the meeting.

For more information, contact club officer DeAnthony Pierce at delpva@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

Future Entrepreneurs: Seats available for CoLab Career Focus Dinner This THURSDAY!

There are now a few seats available for the CoLab Career Focus Dinner on Thursday. If interestedin attending please come by the Hall Career Center to complete registration forms no later than Tuesday, March 25th.

Make valuable networking contacts with business leaders

Learn what skills employers value in new graduates

Understand the job market in the Roanoke Region and beyond

  • Entrepreneur/Business Start-Up - CoLab - March 27 - 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

TO SIGN UP FOR A CAREER FOCUS DINNERS SESSION, PLEASE CONTACT

Hall Career Center—Thomas Center S202—857-7298 – careercenter@virginiawestern.edu.

The Roanoke Regional Chamber’s Career Focus Dinners Program is designed to introduce students to employment opportunities in the Roanoke Region.

Thinking about riding your bike to campus?

Virginia Western has bike racks in the following locations:

1 Police Station

1 Webber Hall 1st floor near Soda Machine - 1st floor plaza

1 Duncan Hall

1 Bookstore (near parking lots)

1 Brown Library

1 Fishburn Hall Four Season

1 Business Science Four Season

 

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

Popular Local Book on Reserve at Brown Library

Brown Library has 2 copies of the popular new book, Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart by local author and retired Roanoke Catholic English teacher, Carol Wall. The book, recently featured in the Roanoke Times, tells the story of Wall’s unlikely friendship with Kenyan immigrant, Giles Owita, who has a Doctorate in Horticulture from Virginia Tech. Go to the Circulation Desk on the top floor of Brown Library to check out this book for 2 weeks.

The library also has a large collection of beautiful and informative horticulture and gardening resources to support the college’s Horticulture programs and to appeal to gardening enthusiasts. Just a few of the available titles are listed below:

Books in Print

  • Flora of Virginia by Alan S. Weakley, J. Christopher Ludwig, and John F. Townsend
  • The Nature-Friendly Garden: Creating a Backyard Haven for Plants, Wildlife, and People by Marlene A. Condon
  • Flowers A to Z: Buying, Growing, Cutting, Arranging by Cecelia Heffernan
  • Sustainable Horticulture: Today and Tomorrow by Raymond P. Poincelot

Audiobooks

  • The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan
  • Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter

Magazines and Journals in Print

  • Fine Gardening
  • Garden Design
  • Horticulture: Magazine of American Gardening
  • Mother Earth News: The Original Guide to Living Wisely

Come to Brown Library and “Get your READ on!”

Salsa Dancing Lessons

Salsa Dancing Lessons!  Come check it out!

Humanities Gym, H100

Every Tuesday - Starting After Spring Break

March 11 to April 29

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All experience levels welcome - No partner needed!

Any questions, contact nlee@virginiawestern.edu

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Showing Tomorrow!

Tuesday, March 25: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

2 p.m.  and 6 p.m.  - Whitman Theater

Cosponsored with the Human Rights Club

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country’s once segregated society. Rated PG-13.

 

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

Salsa Dancing Lessons

Salsa Dancing Lessons!  Come check it out!

Humanities Gym, H100

Every Tuesday - Starting After Spring Break

March 11 to April 29

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All experience levels welcome - No partner needed!

Any questions, contact nlee@virginiawestern.edu

2014 Stars vs Staff Basketball Jam

Come out to watch the 2014 Stars vs Staff Basketball Jam!

Athletics vs. VWCC Faculty/Staff All Stars

Friday, April 11

5:00 p.m. in the Humanities Gym, H100

Donations collected for the Boys & Girls Club, 9th Street chapter

Prizes available for Virginia Western students!

Any questions, contact nowens@virginiawestern.edu

SMOKING AREAS

The College’s Clean Air Policy currently prohibits smoking in all areas of the south campus except in the designated shelter located adjacent to Humanities in Lot 1E.  The South Campus is described as any area between Colonial Avenue and State Route 220.  This includes Webber, Chapman, Craig and Duncan Halls the Natural Science Center, Arboretum, Greenhouse, Humanities Building and the Thomas Center.  This also includes all parking lots, sidewalks and common areas.

Smoking on the south side of campus is limited to outside areas that are at least 25 feet from any building entrance.

 The discarding of cigarette butts on the ground as litter on campus may subject the person to a criminal fine for littering.   

 Craig S. Harris

Chief of Police

Bookstore Sale!

Clearance Week Event at the Virginia Western Bookstore! From March 24th-28th, save big on clearance-marked items which include tanks, tees, sweatshirts and more! Stop by and shop!