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March 21, 2013

Interested in Green Technology?

Interested in understanding more about green technology?  Want to understand how a photovoltaic system works?  Would you like to design a real system for the Western Virginia Water Authority?  Then come to the introductory meeting for design of the photovoltaic system on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5 PM in Webber Room 218.  Contact Hunter Moore at hmoore@virginiawestern.edu for more information.

10,000 Steps Challenge

Registration for 10,000 Steps is NOW OPEN through March 27, 2013!!

The VWCC Exercise Science Club is excited to bring all VWCC students, faculty and staff a Spring 2013 10,000 step per day CHALLENGE.  To register email Karen Carpenter at kcarpenter@virginiawestern.edu A waiver will need to be signed and can be picked up in the LASS office in the Humanities Building on campus.

 THE CHALLENGE BEGINS MONDAY MARCH 25th!!  Get your pedometer out and start tracking each day, weekly check-ins are online.  Grab a friend and meet the challenge!!!  Program runs for 4 weeks. 

Spring Blood Drive

Virginia Western Community College

Spring Blood Drive

Monday, March 25


Charles L. Downs Natural Science Center

Sign up online at www.vablood.org - or contact nlee@virginiawestern.edu

Sponsored by Virginia Western Student Activities

Walk-Ins Welcome!

(All donors must present a valid ID or VBS donor card at registration.)

Lincoln – Tomorrow!

Get a second chance to see Steven Spielberg's Lincoln!

Popcorn available before the show! Admission is FREE for everyone!


As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. This film chronicles the President's time in office between 1861 and 1865 as he dealt with personal demons and politics during the Civil War.

Friday, March 22

2 PM

Whitman Theater


Coming Soon:

Django Unchained

Tuesday, April 2

1:45 PM


Silver Linings Playbook

Wednesday, April 17

2 PM


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

Graduation Speakers Wanted – Deadline Approaching!

Are you graduating in May and have a great story about what Virginia Western has meant to you? Have you overcome obstacles to pursue your education and find success? Do you think you can inspire others to follow their dreams?

Maybe you should consider applying to become Virginia Western’s student speaker at commencement. We are accepting applications at publicrelations@virginiawestern.edu from now until noon on March 22. Please include the following required information:

  • Full name
  • Contact information
  • Degree
  • Letter of recommendation from at least one faculty member
  • Synopsis of speech topic

The student speaker will present a 5-10 minute speech in front of approximately 5,000 people at the Commencement Ceremony on May 10, 2013 at the Salem Civic Center. Interviews will be held during the last week of March to determine the student speaker, and the selected speaker must write a speech that will be reviewed and must be available to rehearse it prior to the ceremony.

International Student Club

International Student Club

A new organization for international students! We will meet to discuss the needs of international students. We will discuss resources on and off campus as well as ways of helping each other. All students welcome!

Where: Duncan Hall Room 220

When: Tuesday, March 26th at 1:00pm



Rick Robers

Tutor/Accommodations Coordinator

REACH/Student Support Services

Virginia Western Community College

540 857-7286