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August 29, 2014

Senator Mark Warner on campus to discuss student debt

Join U.S. Senator Mark Warner for a conversation addressing YOUR student debt challenges Thursday, September 4, 2014 11:15AM - 12:30PM in the Natural Science Center.

RSVP to Isaac@MarkWarnerVA.com.

Movie Today!

TODAY! Friday, August 29: Million Dollar Arm

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theater

Free!

Students are welcome to bring friends and family to Virginia Western movies!

Plot: A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball. Starring John Hamm. Run time: 2 hr 4 min. Rated PG. Family.

For more information about this movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1647668/

Today’s TED Talk

Today's TED talk: Ken Robinson "How to escape education's death valley"
Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.

Join together with other students every Friday at 1 p.m. in the S307 Conference Room to watch a selected TED Talk and discuss, brainstorm,  and have enlightening discussion. See www.ted.com for more information about TED talks.

Location: Third Floor, Student Life Center Room 307

Time/Date: Fridays at 1 p.m. starting August 29th

 

Free Yoga at the Fitness Center starts after Labor Day!

Whether you are a beginner or advanced, this Yoga class is for you!

What: Free Yoga

Where: The Fitness Center

When: Mondays @ Noon & Wednesdays at 5:00pm

Mats & blocks are provided. No registration required, 30 person limit per class. For more information contact the Dani van Vierssen at 540-857-6570 or dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

Women’s Basketball Team

2014-15 Women's Basketball Team Tryouts

Wednesday, September 10

6:00 - 8:00 PM in Humanities Gymnasium

Students must have at least 12 credits and a valid physical to participate during the season.

Interested students should email Cecil Cox at ccox@virginiawestern.edu.

TED Talk Friday

The Student Activities Office is hosting a weekly TED Talk Series this fall in the new Student Life Center!

Join together with other students every Friday at 1 p.m. in the S307 Conference Room to watch a selected TEDTalk and discuss, brainstorm,  and have enlightening discussion. See www.ted.com for more information aboutTED talks.

Topics will be announced on the Student Bulletin and posted on the Virginia Western Event Calendar.

Location: Third Floor, Student Life Center Room 307

Time/Date: Fridays at 1 p.m. starting August 29th

This Week's Topic: Ken Robinson "How to escape education's death valley"
Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.

Constitution Day Events

September 17th, Constitution Day!

Join the Student Activities Department for an afternoon with Patrick Henry and James Madison as they argue the ratification of the US Constitution. The debate starts at 12:15 on Sept. 17th  in the Student Life Center, 3rd Floor, and stick around after the debate is over to take a selfie with two of the most well known Virginians in history.

We will also be providing decorative cupcakes for students during the debate and in the food court after the debate is over.

International Club Greet and Meet – Tonight!

The International Club at Virginia Western would like to invite all students to the Greet and Meet Party on Friday night this week.

Date/Time: August 29, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm (drop in any time)

Location: Natural Science Center

Refreshments served!

For more information, please contact student leader Huyen Mai at jasmine4517@gmail.com.

Boots2Books 5K Race

Want to help support a great cause? Sign up today to volunteer to help with Boots2Books 5K Run to benefit the Veterans Assistance Fund, hosted by the Virginia Western Armed Forces Student Association. Saturday, August 30, 2014 beginning at 9 a.m. Race starts at Virginia Western campus. Runners will receive a free t-shirt! Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt!

Want to participate as a runner? Register online here, or Download the PDF registration form here to register by mail. (PDF)

Registration Fees: (Before August 15th)

  • General public runner: $30
  • VCCS student or employee: $20
  • Veteran or active military: $15
  • Walker: $10
  • Race-day registration: $35

For more information, contact Virginia Western Armed Forces Student Association president Matthew Jones at mjones0373@email.vccs.edu.

August 28, 2014

Enjoy at discount at Foster’s Grille

With a current ID Faculty, staff and students may enjoy a 10% discount at Foster's Grille at Tower's Mall. Discount does not apply to alcohol. http://www.fostersgrille.com/