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April 25, 2012

Last Chance to Be in the Graduation Video!

You have one more chance to participate in the graduation video. This video is a chance for you to say thank you to the people who have helped you reach your educational goal. It will be shown before and after the Commencement Ceremony at the Salem Civic Center on May 11th.

TUESDAY, MAY 1

5 - 7 p.m. on the Pedestrian Bridge

Saturday Hours at the Library

Saturday hours at Brown Library are extended during the last three weeks of classes. The schedule is as follows:

  • Saturdays: 9am-4pm (4/14, 4/21, 4/28)
  • Saturday: 9am-1pm (5/5)

IMPORTANT NOTE: The hours for the Learning Technology Center will not be changing.

Remember, even when the library is closed, you can still access professional assistance, online library resources, and computers for doing class work or research. Check out these alternatives:

Computer Labs on Campus

Off-Campus Access to Research Databases and the Library Catalog

Ask a Librarian Chat Service

Local Public and College Libraries

Looking for Work? Come to the Hall Career Center!

The Hall Career Center has over 70 jobs currently posted on our job bank. Whether you are looking for summer work, part-time or full-time work  during school, or graduating and looking for a career, come to the Career Center and register to use our free job bank. We also help with resume writing and interviewing skills. You can also email rrice@virginiawestern.edu for instructions on how to register for the job bank and handouts to help get you started with your resume. Resume Power Hour will be held during the summer. Be sure to continue reading the Student Daily Bulletin for dates and times.

Hall Career Center Passport – Last Day to Turn In – May 4

The Hall Career & Employment Assistance Center has had a busy semester and it is quickly coming to an end.  There are five events left for you to attend. 

The last day to turn in your Hall Career Center passport is Friday, May 4. If you turn in your passport with 3 or more stamps, your name will go into drawings for some great prizes, including a reserved parking space for 1 month in front of the Student Center. Come to the Student Center, S202 to register for the following events:

4/17                     Career Bytes: Resumes, S202, 12:30pm or S202, 5:15pm.

4/19                     Lunch Leads-Human Services: Natural Science Center, 12-1:30pm.

4/24                     Career Bytes: Job Searching, S202, 12:30pm or S202, 5:15pm.

4/26                     Virginia Employment Commission Workshop, Webber 306, 1-3pm.

5/1                       Career Bytes: Interviewing, S202, 12:30pm or S202, 5:15pm.

Transfer Fair April 25th – visit with 13 different schools in one location!

Save the date for Virginia Western’s spring Transfer Fair!

When: Wednesday, April 25th, 10 am- 1 pm
Where: The Bridge over Colonial Ave
Visiting schools:
Averett University
Bluefield College
Ferrum College
Hollins University
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Liberty University
Lynchburg College
Mary Baldwin College
ODU at VWCC
Radford University
Randolph College
Regent University
Roanoke College

Questions?- email rkraemer@virginiawestern.edu

Cap & Gown Pick Up TODAY,

Graduates! Today is Cap & Gown Pick Up in the Natural Science Center.

  • Free food!
  • Give away items!
  • An opportunity to participate in the graduation video which will be shown before and after the commencement ceremon?
  • You can  use  graduation voice mail system (857-6699) to be sure their name is pronounced correctly when they walk across the stage.

Baja Team Fundraiser – Friday!

The Baja team has been hard at work on the 2012 competition car. Come out and support them as they unveil the new car and sell hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue sandwiches and homemade desserts!

  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Friday, April 27th
  • Webber Hall - 1st floor plaza outdoors

Come out and support the team!

Horticulture Club Annual Plant Sale

Western Greenhouse is busting at the seams with annual bedding plants, vegetable plants and herb plants. We have Vinca, Marigold, Petunia, Coleus and Dianthus  just to name a few. We also have perennials available ready for planting in your landscape. Stop by the greenhouse this week to check out the plants available for your garden.

Spring Plant Sale
Wednesday, April 25, 9 - 11 AM
Thursday, April 26, 9 - 11 AM
Friday, April 27, 9 - 11 AM
Saturday, April 28, 9 - 11 AM

10" Hanging Basket Combos $10.00 each, Cell pack Annuals and Vegetable Plants $1.75 each,  

2.5" Vegetable Plants $.75 each,  4.5" Premium Annuals $2.75 each 

Hope to see you at the sale.
Thank you for supporting the Horticulture Club and the Community Arboretum

ROUND TWO: QEP Survey

A couple of weeks ago, we asked students to complete a Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) survey.  As a reminder, the QEP is a 5 year project to help improve student learning and/or the  learning environment.  If you did not get a chance at Spring Fling to fill out the final survey for our QEP topic, click on the link below to access the survey.  The results of this final survey will reveal our topic, and we want your input!  Please be sure to complete the survey by Tuesday, April 24th.  Thank you again for your help in this important project.

http://survey.vccs.edu/wsb.dll/s/41gd8f

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