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April 27, 2015

Special End-of-the-Semester Hours in Brown Library

The Academic Link (main floor of Brown Library) and Library Services (top floor of Brown Library) are having special hours to support you through the end of this semester:

April 20 – May 2

Monday through Thursday: 8am to 8pm

Friday: 8am to 5pm

Saturday: 9am to 1 pm

May 4 – May 9 (Exam Week)

Monday through Thursday: 8am to 8pm

Friday: 8am to 2pm

Saturday: 9am to 1pm

We Want YOU to Help Design the New College Website!

Virginia Western’s web team is currently working on a new design for the college’s website, and we want your help!

We want our new web site to be built to serve students first, but to do that we need to know what you want! Please take a few minutes to complete our online survey -- http://tinyurl.com/vwcc-student-websiteand let us know what you think.

There will also be opportunities this summer and fall to help us test our new design, so keep your eyes peeled!

Wellness Workshop

Thursday, April 30th 12:00PM- 12:45PM

Mindless Eating - A Different Approach to Weightloss
Fascinating research by Peter Wansink, Ph.D. published in his books "Mindless Eating" & "Slim by Design", will be presented. His studies ask questions such as: Does the size of a plate/cup/bowl effect how much you eat? What is the effect of eating while watching TV? How does the arrangement of food in your pantry/refrigerator affect what and how much you eat. Learn how to change your environmental versus relying on will power to lose weight or improve your diet.

Contact Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu for
more information

April 24, 2015

Summer Service Trip- payment due TODAY!

Destination Community Service Trip

NOW May 11th-13th (Monday through Wednesday- after exams end and before graduation)

A 3-day, 2-night community service-focused cultural immersion experience!

Lodging at Hungry Mother State Park’s historical bunkhouse near Abingdon, VA.

$25 all-inclusive fee ($10 deposit reserves your spot- the remaining $15 is due April 24th)

Contact Erin Wynd at erw2112@email.vccs.edu for an activity list, possible itinerary, accommodation requests or more information.

Job Fair This TUESDAY!

Attention upcoming graduates and students looking for part-time, full-time, or summer employment!

Come to the JOB FAIR!

Tuesday, April 28, 10am - 2pm

3rd floor Student Life Center

5 - 7 employers will be on-site including Verizon Wireless, Wells Fargo, Friendship Retirement Community, HopeTree Family Services, Randstad and more! Bring your resume and be prepared to fill out job applications!

Questions? Contact:

Hall Associates Career Center: 857-7298 or careercenter@virginiawestern.edu

April 23, 2015

Medical Lab Tech Information Session

Interested in learning more about the Medical Laboratory Technician program? Join Dr. Jeffrey Gillette at either of the following information sessions:

  • April 24th noon, HP345, Fralin Center
  • April 27th, 5 p.m., HP345, Fralin Center

These sessions are open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend. For more information about this program click here.

Special End-of-the-Semester Hours in Brown Library

The Academic Link (main floor of Brown Library) and Library Services (top floor of Brown Library) are having special hours to support you through the end of this semester:

April 20 – May 2

Monday through Thursday: 8am to 8pm

Friday: 8am to 5pm

Saturday: 9am to 1 pm

May 4 – May 9 (Exam Week)

Monday through Thursday: 8am to 8pm

Friday: 8am to 2pm

Saturday: 9am to 1pm

TED Talk Thursday

The Student Activities Office will be hosting a weekly TED Talk Series this spring in the new Student Life Center!

Join your Student Activities department and fellow students every Thursday at 1pm on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center (S307) to sip caffeinated beverages, watch selected Ted Talks (www.ted.com) and after, stay for some enlightening (or just plain silly) conversations.

This week's talk: 

TBD

Summer Service Trip- payment due TOMORROW

Destination Community Service Trip

NOW May 11th-13th (Monday through Wednesday- after exams end and before graduation)

A 3-day, 2-night community service-focused cultural immersion experience!

Lodging at Hungry Mother State Park’s historical bunkhouse near Abingdon, VA.

$25 all-inclusive fee ($10 deposit reserves your spot- the remaining $15 is due April 24th)

Contact Erin Wynd at erw2112@email.vccs.edu for an activity list, possible itinerary, accommodation requests or more information.

Free Fitness Classes at the Fitness Center!

Free Classes at the Fitness Center!

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

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:  and Thursdays 8:30am - 9:30am A weight-based class targeting specific muscles. Uses medicine balls, weights, and bands.

(Scultpting Blast Tuesdays 5:30pm - 6:30pm is cancelled for April 28th and May 5th)

Buns, Guns, and Guts:  Focuses on booty, arms, and abs. Uses hand weights and mild cardio.

(Buns, Guns, and Guts 12:30 - 1:30 is cancelled for April 29th)

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 email dkubik@virginiawestern.edu if you have feedback or requests for classes you would like to see on the Fall semester schedule

 

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.ed