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April 15, 2013

Want a chance to win a GPS or other prizes?

If so, stop by the Navigate: Get There Through Team Advising table at Spring Fling on Friday, April 19, 2013, from 11 am – 2 pm.  Answer several quick questions about advising and enter a drawing for a chance to win prizes, including gift cards and the grand prize, a GPS.

 For more details about the Navigate project, please follow this link  http://www.virginiawestern.edu/about/ie/documents/NavigateOverview.pdf .

 If you have questions, comments, or concerns about Navigate: Get THERE through Team Advising, please contact Ms. Kristel Clark, QEP Coordinator, at kclark@virginiawestern.edu or 540-857-6218

A Librarian is a Powerful Search Engine with a Heart

Library Tip of the Day

You can find those articles you need for your paper from home!

Our library databases contain thousands of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles (Information that you can trust!).  To access from home, just enter your username and password — the same username and password that you use for My VWCC.

National Library Week Events:

  • Reading Flash Mob: Bring a book, comics, magazines, graphic novel and READ. Front steps of library, 11:15am on the dot, Friday, April 19th.
  • Word of the Week: Stop by the library to find out our mystery word. Create your own fun definition and enter to win a B&N gift card! (One student winner, one faculty/staff winner.)
  • Library Find-a-Word
  • Snapshot VA
  • Library Survey: Turn in a completed survey and enter for a chance to win $25!

We’ll also have a table at Spring Fling on Friday, April 19th—see you there!

Apply now to be an Ambassador for the 2013-2014 year!

Do you have what it takes??
Do you have strong academic, interpersonal and organizational skills?
Would you like to share your Virginia Western experience with others?

Does earning a $1,000 scholarship while gaining valuable experience and building skills for your resume sound like a great opportunity?

Ambassadors receive a $1,000 scholarship for serving fall and spring semesters. Ambassadors give campus tours, help with information tables and work Discover Orientation Sessions.

Interested? Please email rkraemer@virginiawestern.edu for an application. Applications are due April 23rd.
Important dates:
Applications due- April 23rd
Discover Orientation Sessions- June 11, 13, 18 & 20
Ambassador training- May 30-May 31, 2013

Early Childhood Book Drive Club Winner

The Campus Body of Christ Club won the book drive club competition with a donation of 86 children’s books! 

On behalf of the Early Childhood Education Department and the Volunteer Center, THANK YOU!

All books will be donated to TAP Head Start.

Bible 101 Club

Bible 101 Club (new student club on campus) will have an organizational meeting on Tuesday April 16th from 10:00 to 10:45 am in the Thomas Center, Room 205.

Contact Dianne Martin with questions at diannemartin1@aol.com.

Free Salsa Dance Classes!

Free Dance Classes!

The new campus club, Virginia Western Latin Movements, is offering free salsa classes for all students, faculty and staff! No experience or partner necessary!

For more information contact Gabriela Plazarte at gnp230@email.vccs.edu

Instructor: Edgar Ornelas, founder of SalsaNoke.

Where: Humanities H100 Gym

When: Thursday 18th and 25th of April, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the club's facebook page at:  https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/415122768574829/

Spring Fling – Free Picnic This Friday!

Virginia Western’s Spring Fling 2013!

Relax and enjoy Virginia Western's Annual Spring Event!

Friday, April 19
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Court of Four Seasons (in front of Brown Library)
Everything is Free!

Make Your Own License Plates
Wax Hands
Spin Art Frisbees
Zumba Demo at 11:30 am
Live Music!

Picnic Lunch and Homestead Creamery Ice Cream

Student Organizations & Campus Departments

Businesses/Community Organizations
Special giveaways and promotions for students!

Spring Fling Art Show
Juried Student Art Show on the Pedestrian Bridge from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Opportunity to win cash prizes! Pick up an entry form in the Art Gallery or from H213E!

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

Fore more information about the Art Show - contact Sue Thomas at 857-6070 or sthomas@virginiawestern.edu.

Graduation Thank You Video!

Do you want to tell your family and friends THANK YOU for their help and support during your journey to graduation? Participate in the Graduation Thank You Video that will be shown at the Salem Civic Center before and after Commencement on May 1oth.

Your opportunities to participate are:

  • Wednesday, April 10th - 4-5:30 p.m. in Webber Hall room 307
  • Friday, April 19th - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. during Spring Fling, Fishburn Hall, President's Conference Room on the first floor
  • Wednesday, April 24th 11 a.m to 1 p.m. during Cap & Gown Pick Up, Natural Science Center deck

Questions? Contact Tara Nepper at tnepper@virginiawestern.edu

It’s time to play ball!

Cheer on the Salem Red Sox on April 27th at 6 p.m. as they take on the Lynchburg Hillcats. Come early and watch Dr. Sandel throw out the first pitch. Employees and students get in free with a current Virginia Western ID.