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April 23, 2014

GELATO FOR THE GARDEN!!

Pino Gelato Cafe  supports Food For Thought: An Edible Education Partnership between Roanoke City, Roanoke City Public Schools and Virginia Western Community College to create a healthier and happier community.

MONDAY, APRIL 28 & MONDAY, MAY 5 - ALL DAY --- Mention you are with Virginia Western Community College and Food For Thought

Celebrate the end of the semster and support a Virginia Western program.  Dine on gelato, flat bread pizza, sandwiches and salad.  A percentage of all proceeds are to support the James Madison Middle School Food For Thought garden learning center. Pino Gelato Cafe, is located at The Shoppes at West Village, 3565 Electric Road, Roanoke, Va.  For more information on Food For Thought, http://foodforthoughtva.org/

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!!

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!!
 
Deadline: 4 p.m., May 16, 2014
 
Requirements: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, high school graduate or have a GED, and be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credits at Virginia Western in Fall 2014.
 
Apply Online: www.virginiawestern.edu/foundation/scholarship
Many scholarships have additional requirements, so it is important to read each scholarship descriptions carefully when applying.
 
The Virginia Western Educational Foundation has over $140,000 in scholarship funds available for academic excellence or financial need to help you reach your educational goals.  You don’t have to receive federal financial aid to qualify for financial need scholarships.
 
Apply Now!!

Blue Ridge Music Festival is fast approaching!

The Salem Civic Center is pleased to be able to offer a discount again this year for faculty, staff and students for the Blue Ridge Music Festival on May 31, 2014, at the Salem Stadium.

This festival features Brantley Gilbert, Travis Tritt, Thomas Rhett, Parmalee and many more! The festival starts at 11 am and is sure to be a full day of fun and music!

Advance general admission tickets are currently priced at $40. The $5 discount (final price per ticket $35) is available in two ways:

1)      Faculty, Staff and Students can come to the Salem Civic Center Box Office (bring your VWCC ID) and provide the password SUNNY or

2)      Tickets are available for online purchase through Ticketmaster.com utilizing the special discount password SUNNY

Special discount ends April 30!

Tonight! 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!

Schedule for Java the Hutt and Domino’s

Java the Hutt in the Campus Commons will be open through April 28 this semester on its regular schedule.  It will be open until noon during finals, April 29-May 1, then be closed afterwards. The last day for service this semester in Java the Hutt's Brown Library location be April 28.

Domino's Pizza in the Campus Commons will close for the semester after April 28.

Virginia Western marketing and advertising survey

Please take less than 10 minutes to complete a brief survey regarding your perceptions on Virginia Western's marketing, advertising and brand. We value your feedback and want to know what you think about the college's image in the community! This survey will only be used for feedback to inform future marketing campaigns, it is not part of institutional research that will be reported. You also may remain anonymous.

Click the following link or copy and paste it into a browser to complete the survey:

http://www.instant.ly/s/M3ZDW/nav#p/186a0

We appreciate your support.

-The Marketing Office

LAST WEEK TO APPLY!!!! Apply now to be an Ambassador for the 2014-2015 school 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

April 22, 2014

GELATO FOR THE GARDEN!!

Pino Gelato Cafe  supports Food For Thought: An Edible Education Partnership between Roanoke City, Roanoke City Public Schools and Virginia Western Community College to create a healthier and happier community.

MONDAY, APRIL 28 & MONDAY, MAY 5 - ALL DAY --- Mention you are with Virginia Western Community College and Food For Thought

Celebrate the end of the semster and support a Virginia Western program.  Dine on gelato, flat bread pizza, sandwiches and salad.  A percentage of all proceeds are to support the James Madison Middle School Food For Thought garden learning center. Pino Gelato Cafe, is located at The Shoppes at West Village, 3565 Electric Road, Roanoke, Va.  For more information on Food For Thought, http://foodforthoughtva.org/

Food for Thought Student Club interest meeting

Interested in food, gardening, health, environmental sustainability and inspiring others?
Attend an interest meeting to learn more about the new Food For Thought Student Club

Food For Thought Student Club - Interest Meeting
THURSDAY, APRIL 24
1:30-2:30 PM
THOMAS CENTER, G205

Interested and unable to attend? Contact: kplunkett@virginiawestern.edu. To learn more about Food For Thought, http://foodforthoughtva.org/
Food For Thought: An Edible Education Partnership, is a program dedicated to inspiring a healthier and happier community from the ground up.

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