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October 10, 2013

Men’s Soccer @ Virginia Tech cancelled

The Men's Soccer at Virginia Tech Club match at 7:00 PM tonight has been cancelled due to a field shutdown.  The team's next match will be on Sunday at Blue Ridge Community College at 2:00 PM.

Hot Topic, October 16

DEALING WITH STRESS

WHEN:  Wednesday, October 16; 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: Duncan 206
FACILITATOR:  Ms. Cheryl Hilton

Stress is a part of our daily lives and it affects us all. Come to this Hot Topic to discuss the "Top Ten Stress Beaters" in dealing with pressures, and coping with "good" stress and "bad" stress.

Advising Retention Services
Chapman Hall, Room 105

 

Roanoke Valley Reads 2013

"The idea is that the city that opens the same book closes it in greater harmony." —Mary McGrory, Washington Post

Brown Library will host yet another FREE BOOK giveaway to current VWCC students at 10am on Thursday, October 10th, in celebration of Roanoke Valley Reads 2013. Head to the Reference desk on the Main floor or Circulation desk on the top floor of the library, and librarians will give you your book! First come, first served; there are only 30 copies available.

The book selected for all the city to read is Wish You Well by David Baldacci, a Richmond, Virginia native.

How do you participate in Roanoke Valley Reads?

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Pick up a copy of Wish You Well by David Baldacci. Current VWCC students can get their FREE BOOK at Brown Library! There are also copies of it on reserve at the Circulation desk.
  2. Read the book.
    • Think about it!
    • Talk about it!
    • Share it!
  3. Attend events October 17 – November 17, and take a friend!
    Book discussions and other programs based on themes in the book will be scheduled throughout the Roanoke Valley, including a talk and signing by the author on October 17th. Check the Events Calendar for updates.

Roanoke Valley Reads is a community-wide reading experience that brings people together, promotes tolerance and understanding of differing points of view, and emphasizes the importance of literacy. Brown Library previously participated in the Big Read Roanoke Valley 2010 and Roanoke Valley Reads 2011.

Kings Dominion College Days!

The Student Activities office has discount coupons to Kings Dominion!

Selected dates from September 27 through October 27!

Any Friday (one day admission) between the above dates the one person ticket is $25.00.  Any Saturday and Sunday (two-day admission) between the above dates the one person ticket is $39.99.

Stop by the Student Activities office for your free Kings Dominion discount coupons!

Any questions, please contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326.

Free Movie – The Conjuring – Tomorrow!

Get a second chance to see one of these recent Hollywood films!  All films will be shown in Whitman Theater - First Floor of Business Science.

The Conjuring - Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.  Horror.

When:  Friday, October 11

2 p.m.

Where: Whitman Theater - First Floor of Business Science

FREE! Open to students, faculty/staff and guests!

Free popcorn available in the lobby before the show!

 

Coming Soon:

As I Lay Dying - Based on the classic by William Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.  Drama.

When:  Thursday, November 7

2 PM

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

ATTENTION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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!