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October 7, 2013

Free Movie Tuesday, 2pm: Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World

Don't miss the Bridging Cultures Film Series!

  • 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.

Student Consumer Information

The Student Consumer Information regulations of the United States Department of Education require colleges and universities to provide prospective and current students and employees access to certain information to which they are entitled as consumers. It is Virginia Western's intention to provide complete and easy access to any information students and employees need. The information required for the student consumer information can be found at http://www.virginiawestern.edu/services/studentconsumerinfo.php

The Federal Consumer Information also requires that Virginia Western annually distribute the college’s security report and Drug and Alcohol Policy to current and prospective students. Please be advised that the college’s crime statistics and annual reporting of all college incidents required under the Clery Act are available for your review on our website at the following link.
http://www.virginiawestern.edu/police/incidents.php

If you have any questions about the annual report, please feel free to contact Craig Harris, Police Chief.

The Drug and Alcohol Policy can be found at   http://www.virginiawestern.edu/services/advising/substanceabuse.php

Employment Opportunities for Students and Alumni

Apply TODAY for:

  • Pre-K Lead Teacher– Part-Time
  • AutoCAD/Design Technician-FT/PT
  • Training Specialist-Full-Time
  • Receptionist/Customer Support-Full-Time
  • Graphic Designer-Full-Time
  • System Technician-Full-Time
  • Distribution Dispatcher-Full-Time
  • Engineering Technician-Full-Time
  • Paralegal-Full Time
  • Legal Secretary-Full-Time

or any of the other 80+ positions available on our job bank. Follow the directions below to Register for THE HALL CAREER CENTER's online job bank to view position descriptions, company details, & application process. Check out the Career Center's televisions located in the library and on the 2nd floor of the Thomas Center for JOB BLAST listings weekly.

Registration Instructions:

  1. GO TO VWCC HOME PAGE   www.virginiawestern.edu.
  2. Click on Hall Career Center (Top and Center of homepage).
  3. On the left side click JOB BANK.
  4. Click on STUDENT/ALUMNI.
  5. Click on REGISTER.
  6. Fill in template (starred fields are required; use your school email address in the primary email field).
  7. Click SUBMIT. An email verification link will be sent to the primary email.
  8. Log in to your email and follow the link verify your account and set a password.
  9. You will then be taken into the job bank.
  10. Upload RESUME to apply - Staff will review your resume before it will be available for use and email you if changes are needed. ( need help?- check Hall Career Center homepage for Resume Power Hours)

Contact THE HALL CAREER CENTER if you have any questions- 540.857.7298/ careercenter@virginiawestern.edu

Business Etiquette Luncheon

When: Wednesday , October 16, 11:30am – 2:00pm

Where: Hotel Roanoke

Come learn about proper dining etiquette for business meals and enjoy a wonderful meal all for FREE!!!

 PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED

at the Hall Career Center – Thomas Center Room 202
or for more information 857-7298 or careercenter@virginiawestern.edu

 SPACE IS LIMITED, REGISTER TODAY!!!

REACH – Student Support Services Now Accepting Applications!

REACH – Student Support Services
Now Accepting Applications!
 
You should consider applying for the REACH program at VWCC if you are a student with academic potential and meet one or more (you do not have to have all three) of the following requirements:
·         Receiving financial aid
·         Working with a disability
·         First generation college student (neither parent has a college degree)
 
Benefits of being a REACH student:
·         Priority registration (sign up for classes before everyone else)!
·         Free personal, academic, and career counseling!
·         Other free resources – field trips, educational workshops, etc.!
 
To apply, visit the REACH office in Webber Hall, Room 212!

ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS!

VWCC has an International Student Club and all are invited to be a part of things! Our purpose is to provide academic and social support to international students at VWCC (however, you do not have to be an international student to be involved!). We have two events coming up that we hope you will be able to attend!
 
BOWLING NIGHT
Friday, October 11, 5pm – 7pm
Join us for a night of free bowling! We will meet at the Lee-Hi Bowling Lanes on Apperson Drive at 5pm. Mark your calendars now, more details to follow! For more information, or to sign up, contact Rick Robers at rrobers@virginiawestern.edu
 
OCTOBER MEETING – FREE LUNCH!
Tuesday, October 15th, Noon
Thomas Center, Room 205
We will have a brief information session on financial aid, employment, and other ways to fund your education. We will then plan for future activities including a BIG EVENT in November involving food, music, and entertainment from all cultures (more information to come). We will also have time to meet and socialize!

Don’t let anything stand in the way between you and a college education!

 

The Spring 2014 Educational Foundation Scholarship Application is now available. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 25, 2013. All materials must be hand delivered to the Educational Foundation, Fishburn Hall 214 by 4 p.m. on October 25. Please email Carolyn Payne at cpayne@virginiawestern.edu or call 540-857-6371 with any questions.

 

Apply now: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/foundation/scholarship/index.php

Last Student Basketball Open Gym

The last student basketball open gym will be on Thursday from 3:00 - 3:50 PM.  Open gym is located in Humanities Gymnasium.  Half court pick-up and shoot around basketball available.  Students need to bring their student ID with fall sticker to sign-in.  Questions about open gyms, email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu.

Audio-Visual Production Club Photo Booth + Bake Sale

The A/V Club is hosting a photo booth and bake sale this Wednesday, 10/9/2013. Come by and get a picture or video taken in front of a big green screen, pick a place you  want to be, and they'll make it seem like you're really there. Or just come and buy some awesome baked goods. Or do both if you so choose. All proceeds will
help support the Audio-Visual Production Club.

Bible 101 Club: Guest Speaker

Bible Club 101 will host Guest Speaker: Reverend James Moser 

Presenting the topic: "Beloved, Believe It or Not"

Wednesday, October 9, 2013  

2:30 pm

Thomas Center, Room 205

Everyone welcome!