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October 24, 2014

Haunted Anderson Hall

The Madison Society will be having a theatrical haunted house taking place in Anderson Hall on the 24th and 25th from 8-11 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for students, faculty, kids and the public. Prepare to be scared.

Need Money for College?

Need money for college? The Educational Foundation scholarship application for spring 2015 semester is now open.
Visit https://www.virginiawestern.edu/scholarships to apply. The deadline to submit is November 17, 2014.


Questions? Contact Carolyn Payne, Scholarship & CCAP Coordinator at cpayne@virginiawestern.edu or 540-857-6371.

Brown Library’s Faculty Picks of the Week

(Shout out to VWCC faculty and students in the Early Childhood Development program!)

The following new library books, selected by faculty members, are now available for checkout by all students, staff, and faculty.

Come to the top floor of the Brown Library Building, and check them out!

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 Fitness Classes!

DANCE 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 Connect the Dots

Connect the Dots will be sponsoring this weeks TED talk. Come enjoy a TED talk that touches upon the Connect the Dots 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: Daphne Koller - What we're learning from online education
Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free — not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn. With Coursera (cofounded by Andrew Ng), each keystroke, quiz, peer-to-peer discussion and self-graded assignment builds an unprecedented pool of data on how knowledge is processed.

More about Connect the Dots


Connect the Dots is about applying the golden rule (treat others as you want to be treated) to every part of our lives. With this idea we find novel solutions to social problems and simulate progress. Our immediate goal is to give students an alternative  to textbooks.

October 23, 2014

Philosophy Club

The VW Philosophy Club exists to provide a forum for its members to discuss and exchange philosophical idea's about life's most important questions. We hold meetings twice a month on Wednesdays and Thursdays in room S307 in the Student Life Center. The next one will be next Thursday, October 30 and the topic will be: "What is happiness?" Interested students need only show up and we will add them to the philosophy club's Blackboard site to receive important emails, readings/videos related to the meeting topics, meeting schedules, and more. Anyone interested can contact me via email at abb26466@email.vccs.edu, or our program supervisor, Ivan Guajardo, at iguajardo@virginiawestern.edu for answers to questions pertaining to the club.

Haunted Anderson Hall

The Madison Society will be having a theatrical haunted house taking place in Anderson Hall on the 24th and 25th from 8-11 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for students, faculty, kids and the public. Prepare to be scared.

Student Indoor Soccer

Student Indoor Soccer Open Gym

Beginning October 27

Mondays and Thursdays

3:00 - 5:00 PM in Humanities Gymnasium

Current student ID required to sign-in

Rapids Men’s Basketball Tonight!

Rapids Men's Basketball vs. Bluefield College JV Rams

Tonight at 5:30 PM

Humanities Gymnasium (H100)

Come out and support your Rapids!