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January 31, 2013

Hot Topic, February 6

CHILDREN, NOTES & BOOKS

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 6; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE:  Webber Hall 307
FACILITATOR:  Ms. Edna Whittier

This session will discuss studying with and around children, textbook studying techniques and note-taking skills, including math and science subjects.

Ms. Desiree Frye
Retention Services
Virginia Western Community College
(540) 857-7583

 

 

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friday, February 1, 2013

  • Free Wine Tasting@ Mr. Bills (4-7p.m.) Stop by, enjoy a free tasting and talk to the experts at Mr. Bill’s on Brambleton Avenue.
  • Axis 5 @ Breaktime in the Days Inn on Plantation Road (9 pm till close) Join our own Bill East for some great music!
  • Winter Wonderland Getaway (11am–9pm)@Chateau Morrisette Enjoy a Château Morrisette dinner on Friday evening, a complimentary winery tour and wine tasting and Friday night’s lodging at a participating lodging facility. For more info –  www.thedogs.com
  • Free Weekly Beer Tasting (5pm – 8pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • 2013 Kazim Shrine Circus (7:30pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center.  For more info – www.roanokeciviccenter.com

 Saturday, February 2, 2013

Sunday, January 20, 2013

 Monday, February 4, 2013

  •  Monday Fun--‐Day! (6pm-???) @ TBA. Come out and start off the week the right way with a drink and some good food. This is a great way to meet new people and hang with old ones. For more info hit me up. For more info about this group --‐ http://on.fb.me/IdeWTZ

 

Virginia Western Wireless Network Changes

Do you ever connect to the wireless network at Virginia Western?  Our wireless network coverage is expanding, security is increasing and access is becoming faster!   

VWCCWiFi, the new secure wireless network for all Virginia Western students, faculty and staff is currently available. Access requires the use of your MyVWCC login credentials.  These credentials will be used to manage access to the system resources.

The older VWwifi network is being phased out soon. Be on the lookout for information about how to connect to the new secure wireless network at Virginia Western!

Learn to Make your Own Winter Scarf!

Want to make your own scarf ? Sign up for this free workshop at Virginia Western!

Monday, February 4 and Monday, February 11

2 pm to 4 pm

Thomas Center, Room 205

Learn the basics of crochet by making a scarf and flower pin! Supplies and instructor will be provided in this two-week session.   Free for VW students, faculty and staff! Sign up in advance to participate!

Sponsored by Student Activities.  For more information, contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326.

January 30, 2013

VW Family Bowling Night

Virginia Western Family Bowling Night!

at AMF-Hilltopper

Friday, February 8

All you can bowl from 5pm to 8 pm

 

Family Bowling Night! Virginia Western students can sign up for this fun, all you can bowl evening with a friend or

family member!

Event includes bowling, lane and shoe rental. Does not include any food or beverages. Participants must have their own transportation to the bowling alley. Limited number of spots available. Sign up with Student Activities to reserve your spot.

$5 deposit required at time of signup (refunded upon arrival to event).

Radford University On-Site Admissions

Radford University On-Site Admissions

Dates: Tuesday, February 26th 2013 & Thursday, April 18th 2013  

Contact Steven Chichester in the Advising & Retention Office (Chapman Hall C120) to register.  You must bring your completed application and ALL transcripts in order to register for the event.

What to Bring  

-          Completed online or paper application to Radford.

-          Your personal statement (optional)  and $50 application fee or fee waiver (if completing the paper application)

-          Bring official transcripts from ALL colleges & universities previously attended (unofficial transcripts will not be reviewed)

-          Bring official high school transcripts (necessary for students with fewer than 24 transferable credits or do not have college level math)

-          If you have fewer than 24 transferable hours of credit, bring copies of your ACT and/or SAT test scores

 

-          International Students Only:  Apply Online  7 days in advance or bring a completed International Admissions Application

-          Bring documentation: visa, green card and/or other necessary documents if you are not a U.S. citizen. (May need evidence of English proficiency; e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, SAT or English 101/102 grades.) Bring a bank statement (dated no more than 12 months prior) for the planned term of entry to RU which discloses the specific amount of money (in U.S. Dollars) immediately available for your next year of studies. (A minimum of $33,736 is required)  and a letter of support from your financial sponsor (multiple sponsors are accepted) or use our Confidential Statement of Financial Support found at: http://www.radford.edu/content/dam/departments/administrative/admissions/content-files/2012FinancialStatement.pdf

What Happens at On-Site Admissions

  • You will meet with an admissions representative
  • You will receive an admissions decision
  • You may find out more about transfer scholarships
  • You may learn about the details for placement exams, transfer orientation and  academic advising
  • You may get information about campus resources to help you succeed at the University

For more information, call the Radford Office of Admissions at 540-831-5371, or e-mail: admissions@radford.edu

 

Jefferson College of Health Sciences On-Site Admissions

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

On-Site Application Review

Virginia Western Community College 

Friday, February 15th

Apply By: Tuesday, February 12th

In order to be considered, you must:

  1. Sign up with Steven Chichester, Academic Advisor (Chapman Hall C120)
  2. Submit all college and high school transcripts to Steven Chichester when you sign-up.
  3. Submit a completed application to Steven Chichester by Tuesday, February 12th.   You can find the application online at: www.jchs.edu

Questions, please contact: Sarah Ross, Assistant Director of Admissions, seross@jchs.edu

Virginia Western Community College Blood Drive!

Virginia Western Community College Blood Drive!

Wednesday, February 6

11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Parking lot 1 in front of the Natural Science Center

Free stuff for presenting donors

Contact Lori Mier or Natasha Lee in student activities or log on to www.redcrossblood.org sponsor code 35625 to schedule an appointment

Trip to American Shakespeare Center

Trip: American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia  to see  Julius Caesar

Thursday, February 7

Depart VWCC at 8 am

Link to show: http://www.americanshakespearecenter.com/v.php?pg=1367

Trip includes transportation and ticket. Limited spots available, sign up in advance with Student Activities in Thomas Center, Room 208 or 210. $5 deposit required at time of sign up (returned upon arrival to event – instant lunch money!) We will stop for a quick lunch after the -performance.

Contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu for more information.

Welcome to Our New Library Staff Members

We are excited to announce that two new Reference Assistants started at Brown Library this semester.

Marci Myers comes to us from the Bedford County Public Library System and received her M.L.S. degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Rebecca Greer most recently worked at the architecture library at Virginia Tech and previously worked at Blacksburg City Public Libraries. She is a student in the graduate library science program at the University of Washington.

Both Marci and Rebecca will be working during our day hours. Please join us in welcoming them to Brown Library!