Sign up now for non-credit cooking classes starting in October

The Al Pollard Culinary Arts Program at Virginia Western will again offer popular non-credit cooking classes to the public. All classes meet on a Saturday from Noon-4 p.m. at the kitchen within the Claude Moore Complex: 109 N. Henry Street, NW, Roanoke (behind the Roanoke Higher Education Center). Cost is $50 per class payable same day as registering.

Available classes include:

  • Cooking with Beer (Class #71815) - 10/11/14
  • Bread Basics-What is Gluten? (Class #71826) - 11/8/14
  • Dinner for Two-Basic Cooking Skills (Class #71830) - 11/22/14
  • Gluten-Free Cooking (Class #71833 ) - 12/6/14

To register, complete the free-of-charge online application at https://apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action. If you have any problems with applying, call the Admissions Office at 540-857-7231 (press 9).
NOTE: Do not declare a major when completing the application. Indicate that you are a transient (non-degree seeking) student. Questions? Call School of Business, Technology and Trades at (540) 857-7272.

Posted on September 26, 2014 in Classes | Permalink

Virginia Western to hold iPad classes for the public this fall

Virginia Western Community College announces an all-in-one iPad class that will teach attendees how to get the most out of their new technology. The latest Apple news, most revolutionary apps and most innovative iCloud features will be explored.

The Fall iPad Event will be held twice: from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 in Virginia Western’s Natural Science Center in Roanoke; and from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 in the Greenfield Center Auditorium in Daleville. The cost to attend 11/11/11 event is $20 if registration is completed by Nov. 4, or $30 at the door (checks or money orders only). All attendees will be entered to win an Apple Airport Express, provided by Audiotronics. Attendees are asked to bring along their iPads, iPhones or other Apple products.

The Fall iPad Event will focus on features such as FaceTime, Airplay and iCloud that are changing the ways in which people are working, learning and playing. School districts such as Roanoke County and Franklin County are quickly seeing the benefits of this technology, and teachers and administrators are encouraged to attend this class to explore what is possible.

For more information or to sign up for the Fall iPad Event, visit http://www.virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/ipad.php or contact Paulette Parkhill at (540) 857-6514 or pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu.

Posted on September 14, 2011 in Announcements, Campus News, Classes | Permalink

Need to Take Developmental English?

If you need to take developmental English courses before enrolling in college-level English, you should consider enrolling in VWCC's Bridge to Success Accelerated Developmental Writing Program.

Bridge to Success is a six-week, accelerated developmental writing program designed for motivated high school graduates who need to complete developmental courses before enrolling in college-level English. Through participation in this program, you will complete:

  • ENG 03 (Bridge) - Preparation for College Writing II
  • SDV 108 (Bridge) - College Survival Skills

Registration begins April 18, 2011 and classes begin June 20, 2011 and run through July 28, 2011.

For more information, download the Bridge to Success brochure.

Posted on April 19, 2011 in Classes | Permalink

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