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October 22, 2014

Gospel Choir Meet and Greet

If you are interested in singing on the Gospel Choir, attend an informational meeting on November, 3rd from 12p-2p in the Student Center S307. During this event, you will have the opportunity to audition for your spot on the choir, meet new choir members, get started on event planning, and sample of the sounds of gospel music.

This event is sponsored by the Alliance for Excellence. The goal of the Alliance for Excellence is to enhance under-represented minority student’s experience on campus. If you have questions, feel free to contact Dr. Melinda Hill at mhill@virginiawestern.edu.

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.

Harvester Performance Center events!

The Harvester located in Rocky Mount offers half prize tickets on most shows for students with a valid id – tickets must be purchased at the box office the day of the show. Some examples you might enjoy:

October 14, The Secret Sisters

October 24, 2014, Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

October 30, Sam Bush

October 31, Marty Stuart w/special guest Yarn

For more information on additional events call the box office of 540-GUITARS (540-484-8277) or refer to www.HARVESTER-MUSIC.com

Free Meditation Workshop!

Midterms can be stressful but now is not the time to lose focus!
Join us for free meditation sessions every Thursday through the month of October from 4:30-5:00PM in the Fitness Center Studio.
No experience necessary!

Free Yoga Classes!

Bend it with Yoga classes!
The Fitness Center will be offering FREE Yoga classes for all currently enrolled students, faculty & staff!
What: Free Yoga
Where: The Fitness Center
When: Mondays 1:30-2:30pm & Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm
Mats & blocks are provided. No registration required, 30 person limit per class. For more information contact the Dani van Vierssen at 540-857-6570 or dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

America’s Got Talent Auditions in Richmond!

 WHAT:           “America’s Got Talent” Season 10 Auditions

America’s favorite talent competition is back! The nation’s only talent search open to acts of all ages, NBC’s top-rated summer series “America’s Got Talent” has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing performers from across the country. The series is a true celebration of the American spirit, featuring a colorful array of hopeful stars, including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all vying for their chance to strut and perform on stage hoping to win America's hearts — and the $1 million prize. For a schedule of upcoming auditions for season ten, please visit: http://www.americasgottalentauditions.com/

WHEN:          Thursday November 6, 2014; doors open at 12pm

WHERE:        Greater Richmond Convention Center

403 N. 3rd Street, Richmond, VA 23219

HOW:             Those interested in auditioning should pre-register at:http://www.americasgottalentauditions.com/

WHO:             “America’s Got Talent” Producers about what they’re looking for in a performer and why they chose Virginia

For more information, please contact:

Amy Prenner

For AGT, amy@theprennergroup.com

October 21, 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.

Library Services and Resources Available

Need to do research for a class? Want to check out one of our new books?

Looking for a quiet place to study? Have time between classes to read the newspaper or some popular magazines?

Come to the top floor of the Brown Library Building where library services and resources are available for you. Let the library staff assist you with the research and knowledge services you need to succeed in your Fall classes. We take pride in our desire and ability to help with a variety of information needs.

The top floor is open to serve you Monday –Thursday, 8AM - 8PM; Friday, 8AM - 5PM; and Saturday, 9AM - 1PM.

Free Salsa Dancing Classes!

Find your rhythm with Salsa Dancing!
The Fitness Center will be offering FREE Salsa Dance classes for all currently enrolled students, faculty & staff!
What:Salsa Dancing!
Where: Fitness Center Studio
When: Tuesdays/Thursdays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Please be sure to bring your Student ID and wear soft soled shoes. For more information contact the Fitness Center Manager at dvanvierssen@virginiawestern.edu

Virginia’s Marijuana Summit

Marijuana Summit

Virginia's Marijuana Summit - A Conversation in the Commonwealth welcomes you to join the conversation! The Summit will be held at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. This is a statewide conference with limited seating so please register early. There will be national and state researchers sharing the scientific and social impact of the marijuana industry.

Marijuana Summit: A Conversation in the Commonwealth. Register today!


Monday November 3, 2014 from 8:15 AM to 4:30 PM EST


Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
2 Riverside Circle
Roanoke, VA 24016