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April 8, 2014

Apply now to be an Ambassador for the 2014-2015 year!

Do you have what it takes??
Do you have strong academic, interpersonal and organizational skills?
Would you like to share your Virginia Western experience with others?
Does earning a $1,000 scholarship while gaining valuable experience and building skills for your resume sound like a great opportunity?

Ambassadors receive a $1,000 scholarship for serving fall and spring semesters. Ambassadors give campus tours, help with information tables and work Discover Orientation Sessions.
Interested? Please email rkraemer@virginiawestern.edu for an application. Applications are due April 25th.

Important dates:
Applications due- April 25th
Discover Orientation Sessions- June 5, 10, 12, 17 & 19
Ambassador training- May 13-May 14, 2014

Study Abroad This Summer

The Institute for Shipboard Education/Semester at Sea is pleased to offer Virginia Community College System students the opportunity to study abroad this summer in Europe and Scandinavia. The University of Virginia serves as the academic sponsor for the Semester at Sea program.  Students will earn 9-12 UVA credits,while visiting 11 cities in 10 countries during this 66 day voyage, June 16th-August 21st.

As the Institute works to enroll more community college students and further the reach of education abroad, we have created a special offer for those closest to home.  All currently enrolled VCCS students will receive a $3000.00 grant from the Institute for the Summer 2014 voyage.  Students should submit their application and be admitted prior to May 1, 2014 to ensure ample time to secure the one required visa for this voyage (Russian visa) and avoid paying rush fees.  In addition, students may utilize the application fee waiver code VCCS to submit their applications, saving the $50.00 application fee.  This code will also serve as our notification to issue the $3000 VCCS grant, upon admission to the program.  This code will be valid until 4.30.14.

Please visit the Summer 2014 voyage page to view the itinerary, courses offered on the voyage, voyage faculty and more.   The Admissions Counselor for VCCS schools is James Fealey. Students can reach James at jfealey@ise.virginia.edu or 434-243-4302 with any program or admission questions.

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

Thunder Valley Family Night

Thunder Valley Family Night!

Wednesday, April 23

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Thunder Valley on Lee Highway

Come out to our spring family fun night! Thunder Valley's Indoor Track, Lazer Tag, Mini Golf, Arcade and Playroom will all be open for Virginia Western students, faculty and staff and their family! First 15 people will get 10 free tokens for the arcade!

Thunder Valley's kitchen will be open for business!