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March 27, 2013

My VWCC Unavailable March 28

My VWCC will be unavailable March 28th midnight to 1 a.m.

Book Drive/Early Childhood Literacy Awareness Days

The 2013 Week of The Young Child is April 13-20 and the theme is Early Years Are Learning Years.  This is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose of the Week of the Young Child™ is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

The Virginia Western Volunteer Center and the Early Childhood Education Department is holding a children's book drive/Awareness Day to serve literacy needs in our community.

Please bring new or gently used books for Pre-K through 5th grade students! 

When: Wednesday, April 3, 11-2 & Thursday, April 4, 2-5

Where: Craig Hall, outside the Campus Bookstore

The Campus Bookstore will be offering a new book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, at a reduced price.  This is one of Virginia's pre-selected children's books for Week of the Young Child.

All books will be donated to TAP Head Start.

April Volunteer Events

Early Childhood Literacy Awareness Days & Book Drive

Wednesday, April 3rd from 11am-2pm & Thursday, April 4th from 2pm-5pm

Craig Hall, outside the Campus bookstore

Stop by to get resources and learn about literacy needs in our community.  Please bring gently used or new children’s books (pre-kindergarten- 5th grade) to donate to TAP Head Start.  Students will be able to purchase Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, one of Virginia’s pre-selected Children’s books, at a reduced price in the Campus bookstore to donate to the cause. 

 

Feeding America Hunger Study Information Session

Monday, April 8th 12pm-1pm

Natural Science Center

Feeding America Southwest VA will be on campus to speak about VOLUNTEER AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES that are available! Volunteers are needed to help with the client survey by working in teams to visit assigned food distribution sites throughout Southwest Virginia to randomly select clients for a computer-based interview. Teams of 3 to 4 will be paired with a food pantry, shelter, or soup kitchen to conduct client interviews. This great opportunity allows volunteers to learn more about hunger in their community.

 

West End Center for Youth- After School Craft Activity day trip

Helping Kids with limited resources find unlimited opportunities

Friday, April 12th 3pm-6pm (depart VWCC at 2:30)

Transportation is available- sign up in the Volunteer Center or by emailing lmier@virginiawestern.edu.

 

Monthly Visits with Residents at South Roanoke nursing Home

Play games and spend time with the residents!

Wednesday, April 24th 2pm-3pm (depart VWCC at 1:45)

Transportation is available- sign up in the Volunteer Center or by emailing lmier@virginiawestern.edu.

“Service to a just cause rewards the worker with more real happiness and satisfaction than any other venture of life.” ~Carrie Chapman Catt

Django Unchained – Movie Next Week

Get a second chance to see Django Unchained - one of this year's most talked about films!

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

Django Unchained

Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django is a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him a face-to-face with German born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz. Schultz seeks out the South’s most wanted criminals with Django by his side. In the meantime, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda, the wife he lost to the slave trade long ago.

Tuesday, April 2

1:45 PM

Whitman Theater

 

Coming Soon:

Silver Linings Playbook

Wednesday, April 17

2 PM

 

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

March 26, 2013

LARGEST CAREER FAIR OF THE YEAR – LAST DAYS TO REGISTER!!!!

The purpose of the Career Premiere Fair  is to share information with college students and graduates about career and internship opportunities at participating organizations.

  • What: Career Premiere Fair
  • When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 From 11:00-3:00
  • Where: Salem Civic Center
  • Registration: Yes in the Hall Career Center
  • Open to: ALL Students & Alumni

**Please contact the Hall Career Center for registration/information 540-857-7298; Thomas Center-202**

Check out the list of employers on the HALL CAREER CENTER'S homepage http://virginiawestern.edu/career_center/

RESUME POWER HOURS

This is a drop-in, first-come, first-served service! Bring a hard copy of your resume and have it reviewed by one of our professional. Resume Power Hour is a few minute informational session that will help you tweak your resume to the needs of your future employer.

  • Every Monday 11-12
  • Every Thursday 10-11
  • Every Friday 1-2

Join us in the Hall Career Center-Thomas Center 202

Lunch Leads: Justice & Law Enforcement

JUSTICE & LAW ENFORCEMENT

Get the inside scoop on what it takes to be a part of the

VIRGINIA STATE POLICE & other LOCAL Law Enforcement!

Thursday, April 11th

12:30-2:00

Natural Science Center

FREE lunch will be provided*Space limited

Pre-registration required by Monday, April 8th 

Register in the  HALL CAREER CENTER; Thomas Center G202

*This event qualifies for an HCC passport stamp*

Preparation For Employment Event!!

The HALL CAREER CENTER is hosting mulitple workshops & seminars with "REAL" local employers to help you Prepare for YOUR CAREER !!!

Sign up TODAY for ONE or ALL Seminars & Workshops:

  • Resume Writing Lab
  • Resume & Interviewing Seminars
  • Mock Interviews (Practice interviewing with a company within your professional field)
  • Who's Hiring?
  • Internships 101 Seminar
  • Resume Critiques (Have your resume critiqued by someone in your professional field)
  • Overcoming Barriers to Employment Seminar (background issues, credit checks, poor work history)

WHAT: Preparation for Employment

WHEN: Friday, April 5, 2013; multiple  hourly seminars scheduled between  1:00pm-5:00pm 

WHERE: Virginia Western Campus

REGISTRATION: YES in the HALL CAREER CENTER (Thomas Center-202; 540.857.7298)

OPEN TO: ALL Students & Alumni

Pre-registation required by Monday, 4/1 at 5:00pm for Resume Critiques & Mock Interviewing; Pre-registration for All other workshops/seminars required by Wednesday, 4/3 at 5:00pm.

Stars vs. Staff Basketball Jam

Your Virginia Western Blue Stars will face the VWCC Faculty/Staff All-Stars Friday April 12 at 5:00 PM.

Men's Soccer and Women's Volleyball will take on the Basketball teams in the 3-Point Shootout!  There will be contests and prizes for students with current IDs.  Donations collected at the game will go to Type 1 Diabetes research.

If you have questions about Jam contests, schedule, or how to donate email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu

 

Book Drive/Early Childhood Literacy Awareness Days

The 2013 Week of The Young Child is April 13-20 and the theme is Early Years Are Learning Years.  This is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The purpose of the Week of the Young Child™ is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

The Virginia Western Volunteer Center and the Early Childhood Education Department is holding a children's book drive/Awareness Day to serve literacy needs in our community.

Please bring new or gently used books for Pre-K through 5th grade students! 

When: Wednesday, April 3, 11-2 & Thursday, April 4, 2-5

Where: Craig Hall, outside the Campus Bookstore

The Campus Bookstore will be offering a new book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, at a reduced price.  This is one of Virginia's pre-selected children's books for Week of the Young Child.

All books will be donated to TAP Head Start.