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January 26, 2015

Talk about second helpings!

Use your Kroger Card to get VWCC its just desserts! NEW! A FREE way for you to help support VWCC scholarships, projects and programs!

  1. Just Log In or Create an Account at krogercommunityrewards.com — have your Kroger Card handy!
  • Don’t have a Kroger Card? They are available at any Kroger Customer Service Desk.
  • Use your phone number at the register? Call 800-576-4377 option 4 to get your card number.
  1. Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards Information
  2. Select VA Western Comm. College Educational Found., Inc. (NPO 86130) as your charity of choice

Every time you use your Kroger Card, Kroger donates to VWCC’s Educational Foundation!

Radford University On-Site Admissions!

Radford University is coming to campus for an on-site admissions day!  This is a great opportunity to get an early admissions decision!  To meet with Radford you need to follow the below instructions to sign-up for an appointment.

Radford University will be on campus in the Natural Science Center, Thursday, Feb. 19th for On-Site Admissions.  You will need to schedule an appointment in the Advising Office in Chapman Hall, room 105. The deadline for scheduling an appointment will be Monday, Feb. 9th.  Appointments will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis, so schedule early!

To sign up for an appointment with a Radford University Admissions Representative you must:

  1. Complete the online application to Radford University.
  2. Print out a copy of the complete application and bring it to Steven Chichester in Chapman 105  to sign up for a specific meeting time (appointments will be scheduled in 20 minute increments).
  3. Bring official transcripts from VWCC and any other colleges & universities you have previously attended to Steven Chichester in Chapman 105 (Unofficial transcripts will not be reviewed).
  4. Bring official high school transcripts (necessary if you have not taken a college level math, successfully completed developmental math that includes up through Algebra II,  or if you have completed less than 24 transferable credits)

Please be aware that in order to make an appointment you will need to turn in ALL of the required documents.

What Happens During My On-Site Admissions Appointment?         

  1. You will meet with an admissions representative from Radford University.
  2. You will receive an admissions decision!
  3. You will find out more about transfer scholarships and will learn about the next steps after being accepted.

Free Salsa Dancing Class

Join us at the Fitness Center for Free Salsa Dancing Classes!

Every Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm

Learn the steps while giving your body workout and have fun. No partner needed.

Student Indoor Soccer

Student Indoor Soccer Open Gyms

Tuesdays   4:00 - 5:15 PM

Fridays      4:00 - 6:00 PM

Humanities Gymnasium

Current student ID required to sign-in

Free Classes at the Fitness Center!!!

Join us at the Fitness Center for Free classes every week!

Hip Hop Cardio: Mondays 8:30am-9:30am Dance to the beat and burn calories.

Hard Core: Mondays 9:30am - 10:00am An intense 30 min workout for the power house.

Mindful Meditation: Mondays 12:00pm-1:00pm Stop breathe observe and connect with your inner experience.

Step it UpTuesdays 11:30am - 12:30pm Get your heart pumping! This class utilizes a raised surface, choreography.

Yoga: Tuesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm ,Wednesdays 11:00am-11:50am and  5:30pm-6:30pm Intermediate stretch and flow class. Internal focus for energizing and calming.

Sculpting Blast: Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm and Thursdays 8:30am - 9:30am A weight-based class targeting specific muscles. Uses medicine balls, weights, and bands.

Buns, Guns, and Guts: Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm Focuses on booty, arms, and abs. Uses hand weights and mild cardio.

Pilates: Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm Lengthen and strengthen your entire body using core muscles and incorporating strength training.

Zumba Fitness: Fridays 12:30pm-1:30pm Dance-based fitness that use a fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.


Please be sure to bring your Student ID and wear non-black soft soled shoes. For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

Wellness Workshop

Next Workshop: Thursday, January 29th 12:00PM – 12:45PM

Basic Nutrition for Get Fit Challenge 2015

Learn why a healthy diet is important and how to make dietary changes for better health and weight management. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats will be explained, as well as, how to put them together for healthy meals/snacks. Learn why "diets" succeed and fail and how to be on the look for less reputable programs. How to exercise, along with nutrition, fits into a healthy lifestyle will also be covered. Feel free to bring your lunch -- light refreshments will be provided.

  All Workshops will be located at the Fitness Center except for Healthy Eating on a Budget (location TBA). For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

Rapids Men’s Basketball This Week

Come out and support your Virginia Western's Mens Basketball team on January 31st as they take on Davidson County Community College at 3pm!

All home games are played in the Humanities Gym (H100) and are free and open to the public.

Virginia Western Club Carnival Today and Tomorrow

The clubs and student organizations will be coming out in troves to entertain and enlighten the VWCC student body Monday and Tuesday (January 26 & 27) from 10-2 on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center. Come out and experience the spectacle! Witness the delight! Be part of the magic!

Clubs members will be on site to answer any questions and to inform you about all the upcoming projects that they will be bringing to our campus this year. Also there will be groups hoping to start up future student organizations here at VWCC that are looking for interested and like minded individuals to be part of the process.

So come on out and be part of your Virginia Western community!

For more information about student clubs and organizations, please visit our Student Life club page (linked here) or email Natasha Lee at Nlee@virginiawestern.edu.

Spring Volunteer Fair- Get Involved!

Need to fill your volunteering requirements for CCAP? Searching for internships with a local nonprofit? Interested in boosting your resume? Looking for service opportunities for your club? Want to make a positive impact on our community?

This spring, the Student Activities Department will be hosting 15-20 non-profit organizations that make positive impacts on the Roanoke Valley. This is a great opportunity to make connections and ask questions!

Wednesday, February 4th, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Student Life Center 3rd Floor

Participants include: Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Rescue Mission, the American Red Cross, Roanoke Valley SPCA, Habitat for Humanity, Center in the Square, the Salvation Army, the Roanoke Valley Horse Rescue, the Blue Ridge Land Conservancy, Carilion Clinic Hospice, Feeding America, FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Roanoke Diversity Center, and more!

Contact Erin Wynd at erw2112@email.vccs.edu for more information.

Club Fair Today!

Come out to the Student Life Center today from 10am until 2pm for an open house featuring all of the available student organizations we have to offer at Virginia Western! Student groups will be available both days to tell you more about what they do and how becoming a part of one of the over 20 groups we have will help you become a more successful student.

For more information contact Natasha Lee nlee@virginiawestern.edu