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November 28, 2012

Stop Hunger Now Event- Today!

Today from 3-5 in the Campus Commons- even if you havn't signed up to volunteer please stop by and see what the organization is about!

WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

Workforce Development http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/index.php

AERO 2400 Private Pilot School – 11 week course begins at 7 p.m. today - November 28th (it is not too late to register!) The course will cover information necessary to pass the FAA written test plus additional content. The course also covers FAA rules and regulations as well as safety. For more details: Contact James Smith 857-6273 jsmith@virginiawestern.edu

iPad for Business Workshop tomorrow - November 29, 2012 at Greenfield 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Register Today! To register: http://www.vastartup.org/register/events/842 For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

iPad for Business Workshop held at Virginia Western Main Campus in Fishburn Hall F002 – January 10, 2013, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Limited Seating - Advanced Registration Required.  Register: http://events.vastartup.org/events/843 For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

SAT Test Prep Course - Building Skills for Better Scores. 6-Week classes meet on Tuesday and Friday afternoons 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. See session dates below. For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Spring Session Dates:

    • Option 1: 12/3/12 - 1/25/13
    • Option 2: 1/28/13 - 3/8/13
    • Option 3: 3/12/13 - 5/3/13

Foundations of Revit 3-week course 12/4/12 - 12/20/12 http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/revitfoundations.php For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

QuickBooks for Business - ACC 295 - This in-depth workshop will help you succeed! - Tips and tricks for using QuickBooks to manage your accounting records, freeing up time for you to grow your business. Are you a small business owner who would like to learn computerized accounting? Have you been using QuickBooks and would like to learn how to use it better? - Class Dates: Friday evenings 5:30pm – 10:00pm – January 18, 25 and February 1, 2013 (Be sure to register early)http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/quickbooks.php  Contact: Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

MS Office Skills – The Next Level (ITEC 2348) Learning key tips and tricks can greatly improve your efficiency and productivity. Numerous shortcuts, WORD 2010 ribbon basics, quick access toolbar, pictures, adding borders and shading paragraphs, mail merge the easy way. EXCEL 2010 ribbon basics, quick access toolbar, removing duplicates in lists, formulas and filters. Contact Paulette Parkhill with any questions: 857-6514

Spicing up the Holidays: Cooking with Herbs Join Virginia Master Gardener and naturalist Donna Haley on Tuesday, December 4 from 6:30-8:30pm at The Greenfield Education and Training Center (Daleville) to explore “Cooking with Herbs.” Learn about the selection, growing and uses of culinary herbs and how they can enhance your holiday fare! Bring a favorite recipe to share; we'll have some new ones too! Note: this is a lecture-based, instructional class. The class is $35 per student. Deadline to register is Friday, November 30. Call the Greenfield Center to register at 966-3984.

Spring Tuition Payment Plan

Spring 2013 Tuition Payment Plan – Sign Up TODAY!

To help meet educational expenses, Virginia Western Community College is pleased to participate in Nelnet’s tuition payment plan.  For a non-refundable fee of $25.00, Nelnet allows monthly, interest-free tuition payments. The earlier students enroll the more payment options they may have. The payment plan for Spring 2013 will begin on November 12, 2012.

If a payment plan is not established or if tuition is not paid by December 6, students who registered early for classes will be dropped and will need to repeat the registration process. Financial Aid students are protected from enrollment cancellation up to the amount of their Financial Aid award. Financial Aid students should pay any differences between their total award and the amount due to prevent enrollment cancellation.

Payment plan sign-up instructions and deadlines will be posted on the Student Bulletin, Facebook, Twitter, www.virginiawestern.edu and on the VWtvs located across campus.

Step by step directions on how to enroll in a payment plan are available at http://www.virginiawestern.edu/studenthelp/student/tuitionpaymentplan.php

Workforce Solutions

Workforce Development http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/index.php

AERO 2400 Private Pilot School – 11 week course begins at 7pm today - November 28th (it is not too late to register!) The course will cover information necessary to pass the FAA written test plus additional content. The course also covers FAA rules and regulations as well as safety. For more details: Contact James Smith 857-6273 jsmith@virginiawestern.edu

iPad for Business Workshop tomorrow - November 29, 2012 at Greenfield 9:00am-11:00am - Register Today! To register: http://www.vastartup.org/register/events/842 . For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

SAT Test Prep Course - Building Skills for Better Scores, 6 Week Classes meet on: Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Spring Session Dates:

  • Option 1: 12/3/12 - 1/25/13
  • Option 2: 1/28/13 - 3/8/13
  • Option 3: 3/12/13 - 5/3/13

For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

Foundations of Revit 3 week course 12/4/12 - 12/20/12 http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/revitfoundations.php For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

iPad for Business Workshop (held at VWCC Main Campus in Fishburn Hall F002)–January 10, 2013 (9:00am-11:00am) Limited Seating - Advanced Registration Required To register: http://events.vastartup.org/events/843 For more details: Contact Paulette Parkhill pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

QuickBooks - ACC 295 - This in-depth workshop will help you succeed! - Tips and tricks for using QuickBooks to manage your accounting records, freeing up time for you to grow your business. Are you a small business owner who would like to learn computerized accounting? Have you been using QuickBooks and would like to learn how to use it better? - Class Dates: Friday evenings 5:30pm – 10:00pm – January 18, 25 and February 1, 2013 (Be sure to register early)http://virginiawestern.edu/workforce/classes/quickbooks.php  Contact: Paulette Parkhill 540-857-6514 pparkhill@virginiawestern.edu

MS Office Skills – The Next Level (ITEC 2348) Learning key tips and tricks can greatly improve your efficiency and productivity. Numerous shortcuts, WORD 2010 ribbon basics, quick access toolbar, pictures, adding borders and shading paragraphs, mail merge the easy way. EXCEL 2010 ribbon basics, quick access toolbar, removing duplicates in lists, formulas and filters. Contact Paulette Parkhill with any questions: 857-6514

Spicing up the Holidays: Cooking with Herbs Join Virginia Master Gardener and naturalist Donna Haley on Tuesday, December 4 from 6:30-8:30pm at The Greenfield Education and Training Center (Daleville) to explore “Cooking with Herbs.” Learn about the selection, growing and uses of culinary herbs and how they can enhance your holiday fare! Bring a favorite recipe to share; we'll have some new ones too! Note: this is a lecture-based, instructional class. The class is $35 per student. Deadline to register is Friday, November 30. Call the Greenfield Center to register at 966-3984.

November 27, 2012

Green Valley Book Fair

Student Activities still has a few seats available for the trip to the Green Valley Book Fair this Friday (first come, first served)! Contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326 if you would like to sign up!

Date: Friday, November 30

Departing VWCC: 10:15 a.m. - meet on porch of Thomas Center

We will have a quick lunch (provided by the college) and then hit the book fair!

Return to VWCC: Approx 6 p.m.

All books are new and deeply discounted! For more info about the fair, check out http://www.gvbookfair.com/.

Relaxing Chair Massages

From Student Activities...

Licensed therapists will be set up in Brown Library's lobby - giving relaxing chair massages for stressed students! Take a minute to unwind and destress!

Wednesday, December 5

Stop by between Noon and 3 pm

Free!

 

Contact Natasha Lee, Student Activities Coordinator, with questions at nlee@virginiawestern.edu.

Want to have a better understanding of how a solar panel works?

Come join Hunter Moore and students in the Photovoltaic Energy Systems course as they test photovoltaic (solar) panels that will be placed on the roof of the Center in the Square!  You will be provided an introductory explanation to the science behind photovoltaics as well as a hands-on demonstration of how energy technicians test panels in the field using the same equipment.  This event will take place starting at 11 AM on Saturday, December 1st unless it rains.  Everyone will meet in the first floor lobby of Webber Hall.  Please RSVP to Hunter at hmoore@virginiawestern.edu by Friday at noon.

Stop Hunger Now Event- This Week!

The Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging event is going to be held tomorrow from 3-5 in the Campus Commons- even if you havn't signed up to volunteer please stop by and see what the organization is about!

Parenting Students Group Meeting – December 4th

Office of Pregnant & Parenting Student Services

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PARENTING STUDENTS GROUP MEETING

ATTENTION: STUDENT PARENTS!!

Please attend the Students as Parents Group Meeting on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in Room M245 on the 2nd  floor of the Business Science Building, noon to 1 p.m. 

Guest presenter: Decca Knight, Blue Ridge Parenting
Topic: Parenting & Stress/working towards a school/life balance

All Students who are Parents or Pregnant are invited. Come and become a part of the VWCC Student Parents Community. You may bring your lunch and join us.

Gwen Johnson, Coordinator
gjohnson@virginiawestern.edu
Duncan 117, 857-6685

Student Tuition Payment Plan

Spring 2013 Tuition Payment Plan – Sign Up TODAY!

To help meet educational expenses, Virginia Western Community College is pleased to participate in Nelnet’s tuition payment plan.  For a non-refundable fee of $25.00, Nelnet allows monthly, interest-free tuition payments. The earlier students enroll the more payment options they may have. The payment plan for Spring 2013 will begin on November 12, 2012.

If a payment plan is not established or if tuition is not paid by December 6, students who registered early for classes will be dropped and will need to repeat the registration process. Financial Aid students are protected from enrollment cancellation up to the amount of their Financial Aid award. Financial Aid students should pay any differences between their total award and the amount due to prevent enrollment cancellation.

Payment plan sign-up instructions and deadlines will be posted on the Student Bulletin, Facebook, Twitter, www.virginiawestern.edu and on the VWtvs located across campus.

Step by step directions on how to enroll in a payment plan are available at http://www.virginiawestern.edu/studenthelp/student/tuitionpaymentplan.php