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April 24, 2014

SIS system unavailability for maintenance

The VCCS SIS system will also be unavailable from 4:00 PM, Saturday April 26th to 1:30 AM Sunday, April 27th to apply the PeopleTools maintenance. The Online Admission Application (OAA), mobile SIS, and the Wizard Advising link will also be unavailable. Students, faculty, and staff will not be able to access these systems during this period. My VWCC and Blackboard should remain available.

Summer employment in Financial Aid Office

Summer employment opportunity for VWCC students: The Financial Aid Office is seeking students to work part-time as call center representatives this summer.

Please contact Chad Sartini for more information, csartini@virginiawestern.edu.

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!

PH:540-857-7334

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:

http://www.instant.ly/s/M3ZDW/nav#p/186a0

We appreciate your support.

-The Marketing Office

April 23, 2014

Food for Thought Student Club Interest Meeting

Interested in food, gardening, health, environmental sustainability and inspiring others?
Attend an interest meeting to learn more about the new Food For Thought Student Club

Food For Thought Student Club - Interest Meeting
THURSDAY, APRIL 24
1:30-2:30 PM
THOMAS CENTER, G205

Interested and unable to attend? Contact: kplunkett@virginiawestern.edu. To learn more about Food For Thought, http://foodforthoughtva.org/
Food For Thought: An Edible Education Partnership, is a program dedicated to inspiring a healthier and happier community from the ground up.

GELATO FOR THE GARDEN!!

Pino Gelato Cafe  supports Food For Thought: An Edible Education Partnership between Roanoke City, Roanoke City Public Schools and Virginia Western Community College to create a healthier and happier community.

MONDAY, APRIL 28 & MONDAY, MAY 5 - ALL DAY --- Mention you are with Virginia Western Community College and Food For Thought

Celebrate the end of the semster and support a Virginia Western program.  Dine on gelato, flat bread pizza, sandwiches and salad.  A percentage of all proceeds are to support the James Madison Middle School Food For Thought garden learning center. Pino Gelato Cafe, is located at The Shoppes at West Village, 3565 Electric Road, Roanoke, Va.  For more information on Food For Thought, http://foodforthoughtva.org/

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!!

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: www.virginiawestern.edu/foundation/scholarship
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!!

Blue Ridge Music Festival is fast approaching!

The Salem Civic Center is pleased to be able to offer a discount again this year for faculty, staff and students for the Blue Ridge Music Festival on May 31, 2014, at the Salem Stadium.

This festival features Brantley Gilbert, Travis Tritt, Thomas Rhett, Parmalee and many more! The festival starts at 11 am and is sure to be a full day of fun and music!

Advance general admission tickets are currently priced at $40. The $5 discount (final price per ticket $35) is available in two ways:

1)      Faculty, Staff and Students can come to the Salem Civic Center Box Office (bring your VWCC ID) and provide the password SUNNY or

2)      Tickets are available for online purchase through Ticketmaster.com utilizing the special discount password SUNNY

Special discount ends April 30!

Tonight! 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!

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.