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April 14, 2014

Come out to Madison Society Debate

Come out to the biannual debate hosted by The Madison Society! Refreshments will be provided along with a dinner. The debate topic this semester is, Should The United States Legalize The Use of Marijuana? There will be two teams made up of Pro and Con students. Each student will speak their views and rebuttal against each other. The judges will determine which team presented their information the best and award them. Another award will be given to the best public speaker also determined by the judges. The event will be fun and exciting! So come out and decide for yourself, Pot or Not?

When: Friday, April 25, 7-9 p.m.

Where: Natural Science Center


Spring Fling this Friday!

Virginia Western’s Spring Fling 2014

Relax and enjoy Virginia Western's Annual Spring Event!

Friday, April 18 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Court of Four Seasons (in front of Brown Library) Everything is Free!

Wax Hands
Frisbee Spin Art
Caricature Artist
Make Your Own Bracelet
Pucker Power –Candy Sand Art
“Big Red Chair” for Group Photos!
Origami Demonstrations

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.

Smoking Areas

The College’s Clean Air Policy currently prohibits smoking in all areas of the south campus except in the designated shelter located adjacent to Humanities in Lot 1E.  The South Campus is described as any area between Colonial Avenue and State Route 220.  This includes Webber, Chapman, Craig and Duncan Halls the Natural Science Center, Arboretum, Greenhouse, Humanities Building and the Thomas Center.  This also includes all parking lots, sidewalks and common areas.

 Smoking on the North side of campus is limited to outside areas that are at least 25 feet from any building entrance.

The discarding of cigarette butts on the ground as litter on campus may subject the person to a criminal fine for littering.

Craig Harris, Chief of Police

National Library Week – Tip of the Day

Tip #1:  Brown Library's main and top floors are staying open longer than usual on the next 2 Saturdays.

Have too many distractions at home? Need a quiet place to study for your exams? The Link Learning Commons (main floor) and Library Services (top floor) will be open Saturday, April 19th and 26th from 9:00am to 4:00pm. We're also open Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 8:00pm and Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.

The Learning Technology Center (ground floor) will have regular hours which are posted here.

Happy National Library Week!

Earth Day Work Day at Mill Mountain

Roanoke City Parks and Rec’s Outdoor Recreation has invited Virginia Western to participate in the Earth Day Work Day onTuesday, April 22 the Mill Mountain Trails in Roanoke.

They are looking for people that are interested in giving back on Earth Day to our local trail system by picking up trash, fixing muddy spots, blazing trees, closing a cut off switchback, and fixing some erosion spots. There is no experience necessary as they  will have experienced crew leaders on hand to guide participants.

Lunch is included and the workday starts at 9:00am and will run until 1:00pm. After lunch, the city parks staff will lead a guided hike or guided mountain biking trip on the Mill Mountain trails after lunch (need to have own bike).

Contact Renee Lavin if you are interested in at renee.lavin@roanokeva.gov or 853-5867.

Salsa Dancing Lessons

Salsa Dancing Lessons!  Come check it out!

Humanities Gym, H100

Every Tuesday - Starting After Spring Break

March 11 to April 29

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All experience levels welcome - No partner needed!

Any questions, contact nlee@virginiawestern.edu

Update your personal information!

Is your personal information in the Student Center up to date?  Please check your mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address, etc. to make sure they are correct.  We want to make sure you receive all communication that is sent by the college.  To edit your personal information:  (Note:  If you have a name change, a Notification of Change form and verifying documentation should be submitted to the Record’s Office.)


  • Log-in through MyVWCC
  • Click VCCS SIS: Student Information System
  • Click Student Center
  • Under Personal Information, update the appropriate item
  • Click OK and Save

Now Hiring!

Virginia Western Bookstore is accepting applications for the upcoming BuyBack and Summer Rush periods.

Go to follett.com->careers to apply. Stop by or call the store for details!


Summer Semester Registration

Registration for Summer Semester is now open!

The 10-week Summer Semester and the first 5-week Summer Session begin on May 19. The second 5-week Summer Session begins on June 25.

View classes and enroll at: http://virginiawestern.edu/classes/index_detail.php?selectedTerm=2143|Summer|Summer%202014.

New this Summer, if you can't get into one of Virginia Western's most popular classes, sign up for the waitlist. Find out details at: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/classes/waitlistpilot.php.