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Winter Break closure

Virginia Western will be closed for Winter Break at the close of business on Friday, Dec. 20. The college will reopen to the public on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, and Spring Semester will begin on Monday, Jan. 20. Have a joyous and safe holiday season!

Register to vote before VA Democratic primary

The 2020 Virginia Democratic Primary takes place March 3 as one of 14 presidential primary contests scheduled on Super Tuesday. The Virginia Primary is an open primary, wherein any registered voter can vote, regardless of party registration.

You can register to vote on campus Tuesday, Feb. 4, and Thursday, Feb. 6. The League of Women Voters of the Roanoke Valley will provide registration materials and answer your questions at a table on the third floor of Webber Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The League is a nonpartisan organization that encourages active and informed participation in government.

Learn more about registering at the Virginia Department of Elections website: https://www.elections.virginia.gov/registration/how-to-register/

Dantzler, James join Educational Foundation Board

David Dantzler and Rick James have joined the Board of Directors of the Virginia Western Community College Educational Foundation.

Dantzler is District Manager of Kroger Mid-Atlantic and a member of the Foundation’s Scholarship and Grants Committee. James is Executive Vice President of Adams Construction Company and a member Foundation’s CCAP2 Campaign Cabinet.

The volunteer Board of Directors guides the Educational Foundation’s mission of supporting student scholarships, faculty development and endowment initiatives at Virginia Western. Board members have been the driving force behind Virginia Western’s Community College Access Program (CCAP), a successful public-private partnership that provides up to three years of tuition to eligible students.

VWCC announces Local Advisory Board meetings for January

Virginia Western Community College announces that it will host its full Local Advisory Board meeting at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, in the college’s Natural Science Center. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending are asked to contact Amy Balzer at abalzer@virginiawestern.edu to confirm attendance and ensure the necessary space.

The Finance Committee of the Local Advisory Board will meet at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 in the President’s Conference Room (F115) in Fishburn Hall. Please contact Amy Balzer for questions or to confirm attendance.