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October 20, 2014

Important Fall Semester Deadlines

Fall 2014 No-Show Roster Schedule for Regular Session Courses

September 2 ~ No-Show Rosters available for pick-up.

September 12 ~ Deadline for faculty to submit regular session no-show rosters to  Division Office.

September 15~ No-Show Rosters due to the Admissions Office.

Fall 2014 Withdrawal Roster Schedule for Regular Session Courses

October 13 ~ No-Show Rosters available for pick-up.

October 24 ~ Deadline for faculty to submit regular session no-show rosters to  Division Office.

October 27 ~ No-Show Rosters due to the Admissions Office.

‘Just Desserts’ Mystery Theater presents:

‘Technology of a Murder’

You are invited to the event of the century!  Delila and Richard are revealing the greatest advancement in biotechnology ever made!  And the troubles start there!  Perhaps a technology that creates clones isn't the best idea.... particularly when the clones might be killing people!

A hilarious investigation led by a campaign happy deputy, silly audience antics, and farcical chase sequences through the audience, mistaken identities... and of course... the audience gets their chance to question the suspects.

TECHNOLOGY OF A MURDER

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 7PM

The Greenfield Education & Training Center (Daleville)

$25 per person   (Includes Coffee, Water, Hot Apple Cider and Desserts)

SEATING IS VERY LIMITED – RESERVE YOUR TICKETS TODAY

Please RSVP by Friday, October 24, 2014 bycalling the Greenfield Center at 540-966-3984.

Employee Flu Vaccine Appointments are Now Being Scheduled

Employee flu vaccine appointments are now being scheduled for a VWCC onsite clinic to be held on October 22, 2014!

COVA health plan members can receive free flu vaccine utilizing your prescription benefit in one of two ways:

  1. Pharmacist ONSITE at Virginia Western Community College by appointment:

CVS Pharmacy

Human Resources Training Room, Fishburn Hall Ground Floor

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

  • All employees and retirees, their spouses and covered children are welcome!
  • Children age 9 and under must have a prescription to receive the vaccine from their doctor.
  • Plan members who bring a driver’s license and their COVA health insurance card will receive flu shots at no cost!
  • There is a $31.99 charge for employees without insurance.
  • Appointments will be made in five (5) minute intervals. Please arrive five (5) minutes early to allow time for forms completion.

For an appointment, contact Denise Schuh at either 857-7962 or dschuh@virginiawestern.edu

Or,

  1. By participating pharmacies:

Flu shots will not be covered when administered by a non-participating pharmacy, non-approved onsite Virginia Department of Health visit, or third party vendor at the pharmacy. Be sure to verify with the pharmacy before you have your flu vaccine that they offer it at no cost with your health care plan.

You can receive a free flu vaccine by your physician at a doctor’s office and it will be covered as part of your wellness benefit under your major medical; however, you may pay for the doctor’s appointment.

Important Fall Semester Deadlines

Fall 2014 No-Show Roster Schedule for Regular Session Courses

September 2 ~ No-Show Rosters available for pick-up.

September 12 ~ Deadline for faculty to submit regular session no-show rosters to  Division Office.

September 15~ No-Show Rosters due to the Admissions Office.

Fall 2014 Withdrawal Roster Schedule for Regular Session Courses

October 13 ~ No-Show Rosters available for pick-up.

October 24 ~ Deadline for faculty to submit regular session no-show rosters to  Division Office.

October 27 ~ No-Show Rosters due to the Admissions Office.

October 17, 2014

Free Movies: Guardians of the Galaxy

Friday October 24: Guardians of the Galaxy

2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Whitman Theater

Free!

From Marvel Comics. Light years from Earth, 26 years after being abducted, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a manhunt after discovering an orb wanted by Ronan the Accuser. Run time: 2 hr 2 min. Rated: PG-13.

All faculty, staff, students and their guests are welcome to attend. All movies are free!

Contact Natasha Lee, Student Activities Coordinator, with questions at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326

Free Zumba Classes!

Bounce with Zumba Fitness!

The Fitness Center will be offering FREE Zumba classes for all currently enrolled students, faculty & staff!

What: Zumba Fitness
Where: Fitness Center Studio
When: Fridays at 8:00AM
Please be sure to bring your Student ID and sneakers. For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

TED talk friday – Sponsored by the Psychology Club

The Psi Beta Honor Society & Psychology club will be sponsoring this weeks TED talk. Come enjoy a TED talk that touches upon  the Club's mission and hear about the many offerings (and projects) they have in store for our campus this semester. Friday at 1pm on the 3rd floor of the Student Life Center (S307)

This week's talk: 

Dan Ariely - What makes us feel good about our work?
What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn't just money. But it's not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely presents two eye-opening experiments that reveal our unexpected and nuanced attitudes toward meaning in our work.

More about the Psi Beta Honor Society & Psychology club

Psi Beta Honors Society - A national honors society for students in two-year colleges. Promotes excellence among psychology students in scholarship, leadership, research and community service.

Psychology Club - Provides social, academic and service opportunities for students interested in psychology. Psi Beta (see Honors Societies) is a national psychology honors society for students in 2-year colleges. You do not have to be a member of Psi Beta to be a member of the Psychology Club.

For more information please contact our faculty sponsor Lora Vasiliauskas ( lvasiliauskas@virginiawestern.edu)

Rapids Basketball Pep Rally today!

Virginia Western Rapids Basketball Pep Rally

Today!

6:30 PM in Humanities Gymnasium

Skills Challenge, 3 Point Shootout, Dunk Contest

Admission is free.  Please donate one can of food for a local food shelter.

AHA Heart Walk – October 18th

The 2014 Heart Walk will be Saturday, October 18th at 10a.m. at River’s Edge Park South. Our team goal is $1,500 and we need your help! The walk is four miles and can walkers, runners and bikers are encouraged to attend. Strollers and dogs (on a lease) are welcome.

Can't walk but want to donate? Purchase a Red Passion Heart for $10. All hearts will be placed on a banner for display during our walk. See Tara Nepper (tnepper@virginiawestern.edu) to purchase your heart today!

Click here to donate or join our team! http://www.kintera.org/faf/search/searchTeamPart.asp?ievent=1091677&lis=1&kntae1091677=1D93A17BA4A34DDFBA7C889EA0B7C5FF&team=5970853&tlteam=0

Did you know that Heart Disease is the number one killer of women and men in America? Stroke is the number four cause of death in the U.S. Heart Disease and stroke claim more lives than all cancers combined.

As a result of local American Heart Association fundraisers major medical breakthroughs such as CPR, anti-rejection drugs, angioplasty, drug-coated heart stents and hypothermia therapy have been discovered and help in saving lives.

International Students Club needs participants!

The International Students Club will hold a festival celebrating all of the different cultures here on campus. If you would like to participate in any fashion, please contact Yadav Sapkota (student contact) at ys2550@email.vccs.edu or Annie Woodford (faculty contact) awoodford@virginiawestern.edu

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