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September 23, 2013

Roanoke Higher Education Center Open House

The Roanoke Higher Education Center is hosting an open house on October 3rd, from 4:00-6:00pm.  This event is open to the public, but students interested in attending the RHEC or wanting to learn more about the programs offered there are encouraged to attend. 

The Roanoke Higher Education Center offers over 200 programs of study through the Center’s partner organizations. The RHEC is home to numerous schools including Averett University, Bluefield College, James Madison University, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Hollins University, Mary Baldwin College, Old Dominion University, Radford University, Roanoke College, the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, and Virginia Western Community College. 

For more information about the event check out RHEC's website.  http://www.education.edu/

Free Movie Tuesday, 2pm: Prince Among Slaves

Don't miss the Bridging Cultures Film Series!

  • 9/24, 2pm, Whitman TheaterPrince Among Slaves  (2007)
    • The amazing true story of Abdul Rahman Sori, an African prince, enslaved in the American South and freed 40 years later.
  • 10/8, 2pm, Whitman TheaterIslamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (2011)
    • Explores the richness of Islamic art in objects big and small, from great ornamented palaces and the play of light in monumental mosques to the exquisite beauty of ceramics, carved boxes, paintings, calligraphy, and metal work.
  • 10/22, 2pm, Whitman TheaterPersepolis (2007)
    • Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.
  • 11/5, 2pm, Whitman TheaterKoran by Heart: Once Chance to Remember (2011)
    • Captures the drama of the annual International Holy Koran Competition, following three extraordinary ten year olds who have dedicated their lives to honoring their families, countries, and culture through memorization of the religious text.

These films are part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys award granted to Brown Library by the NEH. They are available to be checked out on a reserve basis from the Circulation desk on the top floor of the library.

 

Transfer Week!

Thinking about transferring? 

Come to Virginia Western's Transfer Week, Oct 14-17, from 9:30am - 2:30pm in the 1st floor lobby of the Business Science Hall.

Meet with admissions counselors from schools all across Virginia like, Virginia Tech, UVA, Radford University, Old Dominion, VCU, Roanoke College, Ferrum College, Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Hollins University, and many more!

Come learn about specific programs offered at four-year schools and have your questions about transferring answered by representatives from the schools you are interested in attending.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday (Oct. 14) - Bridgewater College, Roanoke College, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), University of Virginia (UVA)

Tuesday (Oct. 15) - Averett University, Ferrum College, Radford University (Roanoke Campus), Virginia Tech (College of Natural Resources)

Wednesday (Oct. 16) - Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Old Dominion University, Radford University, Hollins University

Thursday (Oct. 17) - Lynchburg College, Mary Baldwin College, Virginia Tech

Contact Steven Chichester in Chapman 105 with any questions.

Roanoke Fashion Week

 Check Out Roanoke Fashion Week:

Each event will highlight fashion intersecting with other cultures through: music, theatre, film, art, photography, and the natural world.

Today through Sunday, Sept. 29th

 Monday, September 23rd, 6pm at Grandin Theatre, STREET STYLE - Shop your closet and express yourself. Film documentary at the Grandin Theatre, accompanied by fashions inspired by your own You-nique Style.

 *Tuesday, September 24th, 6pm at Billy's, ABSOLUTE MALE - The Guys Night Out, Gentlemen's Fall Fashions by Walkabout Outfitters, Buckle, Gap, and Davidsons. FREE

 *Wednesday, September 25th, 6pm at 202 Market, THE ROYAL TREATMENT - Join us at 202 Market with Les Cheveux Salon and Spa and local fitness professionals, indulging in hair, nail, and makeup treatments for a small donation. FREE

 *Thursday, September 26th, 6pm at Penny Deux Lounge, PUTTING ON THE GLITZ - Strutting the stuff of She's International, Villages of Africa, and other retailers. FREE

 Friday, September 27th, 5pm at the Science Museum, BUTTERFLIES AT FIVE - Join Exposure Roanoke photographers at the Science Museum's butterfly release featuring Fashionista Roanoke Models. $10 Members / $20 Non-member

Saturday, September 28th, 6pm, Downtown's Wonderland Art Gallery will be your host for a WEARABLE ART FASHION SHOW including music by Roanoke Youth Symphony, following by an after-party at Billy's, $20 per person

Sunday, September 29th, 3pm at Center In The Square, •TICKETS REQUIRED•, GRAND FINALE FASHION SHOW - Held on the rooftop of Center In The Square. General $25                   VIP $35

Tickets available from eventbrite.com & at each event.

 * FREE EVENTS---no registration or ticket required.

 

 

Bible 101 Club: Meetings Wednesdays at 2:30 pm

The Bible 101 Club will meet in Thomas Hall Room 205 on Wednesdays from 2:30pm-3:30pm for regular meeting times.

Many discussions will be led by local ministers or reverends. Topics may include: Keeping the Faith, Fellowship, Pre-marital sex and Creation vs. Evolution. 

You need not be a member to attend any of the meetings.

For more information contact Dianne Martin at diannemartin1@aol.com or Haywood Scott.

Women’s Basketball starts in 2 weeks!

Female students interested in joining the 2013-14 Women's Basketball team should email Cecil Cox at ccox@virginiawestern.edu.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile – Today!

Save a life!  Give blood!  Appointments or walk-ins welcome!

Contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu for an appointment.

Monday, September 23

11am to 4pm

Parking Lot 1 (Outside Natural Science Center)

Leadership Workshop for Students

Leadership Workshop for Students: Sharpen your Leadership Skills!

Managing Conflict in Teams and Groups:

Learn how to identify and change the unspoken agreements in interpersonal relationships that are creating behaviors and patterns which negatively affect your life at home or at the office. This session will be led by a trainer from Roanoke's Conflict Resolution Center. Refreshments will be provided.

Tomorrow - Tuesday, September 24
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Natural Science Center

Please RSVP to Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu to register to attend.