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April 18, 2014

Open Lab Weekend Hours for 4/19/14 and 4/20/14

The Open Lab in room M302 will be closed SUNDAY, APRIL 20, 2014.

The lab will have extended hours on SATURDAY, APRIL 19, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Scholarships Available!!

Deadline: 4 p.m., May 16, 2014
Requirements: Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0, high school graduate or have a GED, and be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credits at Virginia Western in Fall 2014.
Apply Online: http://www.virginiawestern.edu/foundation/scholarship/index.php
Many scholarships have additional requirements, so it is important to read each scholarship descriptions carefully when applying.
The Virginia Western Educational Foundation has over $140,000 in scholarship funds available for academic excellence or financial need to help you reach your educational goals.  You don’t have to receive federal financial aid to qualify for financial need scholarships.
Apply Now!!

National Library Week – Tip of the Day

TIP #4 – Help is always available for you in the library

The library has friendly, knowledgeable staff members who are happy to help you in person and by phone. Feel free to go up to our Reference Desk and our Circulation Desk (both on the top floor of the Brown Library Building) to get help with your research needs or to get general college information. If we don’t know the answer, we will keep looking until we find it. Hey, it’s what we do.  :-)

Library Contest!

Students, faculty, and staff --- Enter the library’s “How Many Books?” contest. Guess how many books in print are in the Circulating collection on the top floor of the Brown Library Building. The student and the faculty/staff member who makes the closest guess (without going over the actual number of books) will win a prize! Go to the top floor of the library and look at the Circulating collection; then submit a contest entry form at either the Reference Desk or Circulation Desk. The contest runs April 15 through April 19, 4:00pm. Winners will be notified on Monday, April 21.

Happy National Library Week!

Join us Outside for Fun and Free Food!

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

Fun Outside Activities and Juried Art Show on the Bridge

Free Picnic Lunch and Homestead Creamery Ice Cream Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Pasta Salad, Lemonade and Tea Homestead Creamery Ice Cream Cups ...all food until it lasts!

Student Organizations Learn more about joining a new club!!

Businesses & Campus Departments

Sponsored by the Student Activities Office


Thunder Valley Family Night

Thunder Valley Family Night!

Wednesday, April 23

4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Thunder Valley on Lee Highway

Come out to our spring family fun night! Thunder Valley's Indoor Track, Lazer Tag, Mini Golf, Arcade and Playroom will all be open for Virginia Western students, faculty and staff and their family! First 15 people will get 10 free tokens for the arcade!

Thunder Valley's kitchen will be open for business!

Next week: Lego movie

Friday, April 25: The Lego Movie

Bring your family: This is Spring Break week for local school districts!

2 p.m.  and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theater

Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. Rated PG.

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

Schedule for Java the Hutt and Domino’s

Java the Hutt in the Campus Commons will be open through April 28 this semester on its regular schedule.  It will be open until noon during finals, April 29-May 1, then be closed afterwards. The last day for service this semester in Java the Hutt's Brown Library location be April 28.

Domino's Pizza in the Campus Commons will close for the semester after April 28.

Apply now to be an Ambassador for the 2014-2015 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 25th.
Important dates:
Applications due- April 25th
Discover Orientation Sessions- June 5, 10, 12, 17 & 19
Ambassador training- May 13-May 14, 2014

Need help with academic planning?

You have a team of advisors to help support your academic success!  If you are a returning student continuing in your program of study, schedule an appointment with your Faculty Advisor if you have questions about your academic plan.  Considering a change to your program of study?  Meet with a Program Advisor to talk about your options.  If you are new to Virginia Western, please visit a New Student Advisor in the Advising Center to discuss your long-term goals in preparation for registration.

If you need assistance searching for available class times, registering for courses, or printing an Advisement Report, visit the Registration Room in Duncan 212 beginning today!

Virginia Western marketing and advertising survey

Please take less than 10 minutes to complete a brief survey regarding your perceptions on Virginia Western's marketing, advertising and brand. We value your feedback and want to know what you think about the college's image in the community! This survey will only be used for feedback to inform future marketing campaigns, it is not part of institutional research that will be reported. You also may remain anonymous.

Click the following link or copy and paste it into a browser to complete the survey:


We appreciate your support.

-The Marketing Office