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April 17, 2015

Canned Food Drive (today) @ Spring Fling!

Help support Feeding America of Southwest Virginia and donate cans to our food drive!*

Sponsored by VWCC's chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.

Boxes in Webber Hall, the Humanities Atrium, and the 3rd Floor of the Student Life Center.


Each can you donate will enter your name in a drawing to win prizes!

Apply now to be an Ambassador for the 2015-2016 year!

Apply now to be an Ambassador for the 2015-2016 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 24th.
Important dates:
Applications due- April 24th
Discover Orientation Sessions- June 4, 9, 11, 16 & 18
Ambassador training- May 14-May 15, 2015

Cap & Gown Pick-Up Event- Wednesday, April 22nd

All Virginia Western graduates attending the 2015 Commencement Ceremony must pick-up regalia during the Cap & Gown Pick-Up Event in the Natural Science Center on Wednesday, April 22nd from 8:00am-5:30pm.  If you must send someone else to pick up your cap and gown, please provide them with written permission authorizing the release of your regalia.

If you have not paid your $16 graduation application processing fee, please do so as soon as possible at the Cashier’s Office in Chapman Hall and submit a paid receipt to the Records Office.

Special End-of-the-Semester Hours in Brown Library

The Academic Link (main floor of Brown Library) and Library Services (top floor of Brown Library) are having special hours to support you through the end of this semester:

April 20 – May 2

Monday through Thursday: 8am to 8pm

Friday: 8am to 5pm

Saturday: 9am to 1 pm

May 4 – May 9 (Exam Week)

Monday through Thursday: 8am to 8pm

Friday: 8am to 2pm

Saturday: 9am to 1pm

Spring Fling Today!


Friday, April 17

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Court of Four Seasons (outside of Brown Library)

This year’s event will be packed with fun, giveaways and activities from college and community organizations! Live music from Charlotte musician Alex Christie. Free games, and Katherine Devine on site for face-painting ($3).

Free picnic lunch and ice cream from Homestead Creamery. Beginning at 11 a.m. ... available first-come, first-served.

Don’t miss the Juried Art Show on the Bridge!

Any questions, please contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu

Juried Art Show Today!

The Art Club presents the 2015 Spring Fling Annual Juried Student Art Show on the Bridge, today, Friday, April 17 from 10 am - 4 pm.  Please make plans to come out and see this amazing exhibit of student art work.  All Virginia Western Community College students are invited to participate in the show, regardless of their major,  please remind them.  For specific information on how to enter, have them contact sthomas@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6070.  The art will be for sale that day as well.


Are you absolutely sure the dean of  the school you are graduating from knows how to pronounce your name?

Just to be sure, please call 857-6699  to let us know how to pronounce your name. Remember to speak slowly!

Questions? Contact Tara Nepper at tnepper@virginiawestern.edu.

April 16, 2015

LinkLab M302 FRIDAY HOURS for April 17th – May 1st

To better serve the needs of our students, LinkLab - M302 will be open on Fridays, April 17th, 24th and May 1st, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

M302 will be open for the remaining of the semester (not including exam week) on Fridays from 8-5. This includes three Fridays: 4/17, 4/24, and 5/1.

Please inform your students of this change. We hope these extended hours will be beneficial and will aid in assisting students in preparing for final exams and the end of the semester.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to email B Bagby at bbagby@virginiawestern.edu or Valerie McKnight at vmcknight@virginiawestern.edu.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding!


Basketball Open Gym Friday

Basketball Open Gym


2:00 - 4:00 PM

Humanities Gymnasium

Student ID required to enter and sign in.

Free Yoga in the Gardens on April 22nd

The Fitness Center is offering free yoga in the gardens to celebrate Earth Day! Join instructor, Terry Flaherty, as you stretch, breath, relax and retreat into the beauty of nature!

When: April 22nd
Where: The VWCC Community Arboretum
Time: 10am-11am & 12pm-1pm!

Register Now as space is limited! Call the Fitness Center at 540-657-8570 or e-mail dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu