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March 25, 2015

VWCC Spring Blood Drive Today!

Virginia Blood Services will be holding their 2015 VWCC Spring blood drive this Wednesday (March 25th) from 10-3 in the new Student Life Center (room s307). If interested, you can sign up online at www.vablood.org or at the Student Activities Department but walk ins are always welcome! All donors must present a valid ID or VBS donor card at registration. Free T-shirt for all presenting donors! For any questions, please contact Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu. Sponsored by your Virginia Western Student Activities

Free Classes at the Fitness Center!

Free Classes at the Fitness Center!

Join us at the Fitness Center for Free classes every week!

Hip Hop Cardio: Mondays 8:30am-9:30am Dance to the beat and burn calories.

Hard Core: Mondays 9:30am - 10:00am An intense 30 min workout for the power house.

Mindful Meditation: Mondays 12:00pm-1:00pm Stop breathe observe and connect with your inner experience.

Step it Up: Tuesdays 11:30am - 12:30pm Get your heart pumping! This class utilizes a raised surface, choreography.

Yoga: Tuesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm ,Wednesdays 11:00am-11:50am and  5:30pm-6:30pm Intermediate stretch and flow class. Internal focus for energizing and calming.

Sculpting Blast: Tuesdays 5:30pm-6:30pm and Thursdays 8:30am - 9:30am A weight-based class targeting specific muscles. Uses medicine balls, weights, and bands.

Buns, Guns, and Guts: Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:30pm Focuses on booty, arms, and abs. Uses hand weights and mild cardio.

Salsa Dancing: Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm Learn the steps while giving your body workout and have fun. No partner needed

Pilates: Thursdays 5:30pm-6:30pm Lengthen and strengthen your entire body using core muscles and incorporating strength training.

Zumba Fitness: Fridays 12:30pm-1:30pm Dance-based fitness that use a fusion of Latin and International rhythms with easy-to-follow moves.


Please be sure to bring your Student ID and wear non-black soft soled shoes. For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

GENERAL STUDIES: Is this the best major for me???

Do you really know what General Studies is all about? Are you in General Studies now, but aren't sure if it is the best major for your transfer plans? Thinking of changing your major to General Studies? Then come learn more about the General Studies Program at VWCC! Registration recommended – directions below.

Topics Include:

  • What is General Studies & what can I do with it?
  • Transferring to a 4-year school
  • Discussion of other Transfer Majors @ VWCC
  • Planning for program completion/graduation & more!

Come to DUNCAN 201 at a date & time below

  1. Monday, March 30: 5:30 - 6:20 p.m.
  2. Tuesday, March 31: 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
  3. Wednesday, April 1st: Noon - 12:50 p.m.

Questions: Contact Mandy Garcia - Program Advisor for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences at mgarcia@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6710

Registration: To register follow the link to the directions http://www.virginiawestern.edu/studenthelp/student/sailsappointment.php and instead of selecting an appointment time with Mandy Garcia select the group session you wish to attend from my schedule (3/30 @ 5:30; 3/31 @ 2:00 or 4/1 @ Noon): If you cannot access this please email me from your student email account with the date you wish to attend.

VWCC Women In STEM Luncheon


Women's International Network of Utility Professionals (WINUP) Business Luncheon

Thursday, April 9, 12pm - 1:30pm

Natural Science Center

Meet Industry Mentors * Make Professional Connections *Access Internships and Job Shadows

REGISTER through the Hall Associates Career Center

Student Life Center 2nd Floor * 540.857.7298 * careercenter@virginiawestern.edu

An Entrepreneur’s Journey with Edwin C. Hall

Join us in the Hall Associates Career Center on

Wednesday, April 15

12PM to 1:15PM

to hear Mr. Hall tell the story of how he built Hall Associates into a leading real estate services company based in Roanoke. Hall will also share his perspective on the hiring process and how employees can continue to grow on the job.

Free lunch will be provided.

Space is limited, so please register today to reserve your spot:

540-857-7298  * careercenter@virginiawestern.edu * 2nd Floor Student Life Center

March 24, 2015

The Testing Center has new hours!

We are now open:
Monday & Tuesday 8am-8pm
Wednesday & Thursday 8am-6pm
Friday 8am-5pm
Saturday 9am-1pm
We stop handing out tests a half hour before closing. Always bring you photo ID with you. No children are allowed in the Testing Center.

Admissions Office and Advising Center Hours Changes

Please note the following upcoming changes to the Admissions Office and Advising Center Hours:

Admissions Office:

  • Closed Friday, March 27th from 2:00-3:00 PM

Advising Center:

  • Closed Wednesday, March 25th from 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Closed Friday, March 27th from 2:00-3:00 PM
  • Closed Wednesday, April 8th from 3:00-4:00 PM
  • Closed Thursday, April 9th from 3:00-4:00 PM

The Records and Financial Aid Offices will not be impacted. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Volunteer Opportunities

Project: HopeTree a Comcast Cares Day

  • Date: April 18th, 2015
  • Hours: 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Details: Campus beautification day. We will be painting, landscaping, and cleaning among other fun activities.

What’s in it for you? The rewarding experience of making HopeTree a better place to live for the at-risk youth and adults with intellectual disabilities that live on our campus.  Free Breakfast and lunch and, a free t-shirt.

Who we are looking for: YOU, your co-workers, family and friends. All skill sets and ages are welcome. Make it a company volunteer day!

Volunteers needed: 150


Glow for Hope 5K Run & 2k Fun Walk

  • Date:  May 8th, 2015
  • Hours: 6:00 - 9:00pm
  • Details:  Evening 5k run & 2k fun walk through the streets of Salem to raise awareness and support for HopeTree.  We need course marshals to cheer runners on, help with registration, and other race activities.

What’s in it for you? An amazing night of fun while helping this wonderful organization. Free dinner and a neon t-shirt.

Who we are looking for:  Everybody is welcome to attend. However, the volunteer opportunities are available for individuals ages 18 and up. Invite your family, friends and co-workers to race, volunteer or simply be part of the party.  You can also make it a company volunteer night!

Volunteers needed: 40

Job Seekers Wanted – Xperience 2015

Xperience 2015 is bringing together some of the most influential and connected thinkers and doers in the region to help you see the Roanoke and New River valleys in a new light – a place to pursue dreams, meet like-minded leaders, raise a family, wander and explore.  In other words, to excel with a perfect work-life balance.

On March 27th and 28th, launch your Roanoke Xperience with this exclusive, behind the scenes look at Real Careers in Real Places.  Learn about specific careers from Roanoke employers and have the chance to get your questions answered. Xperience is ideal for out-of-towners and young professionals already in the region.

CostSpecial Student Rate $10 See your Career Center to register and find out more information.

Featuring Presentations from Participating Employers ·  Advance Auto Parts ·  Carilion Clinic ·  CoLab ·  Corvesta ·  Interactive Achievement ·  Member One Credit Union ·  Neathawk Dubuque & Packett ·  Scott Insurance

Presentation on Job Trends in the Roanoke Region

Industries Represented: Accounting, Advertising, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, IT, Marketing

Basketball Open Gym

Basketball Open Gym


2:00 - 4:00 PM

Humanities Gymnasium

Student ID required to enter and sign in.