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Events

 

STUDY ABROAD IN COSTA RICA (Winter 2018) Information Sessions

Thursday, April 6 at 3:45 pm in Hiner 201

Learn how Costa Rica has used sustainability and ecotourism to stimulate economic development and why it has developed faster than most other Central American nations. Enjoy ecotourism and cultural activities led by locals and learn what “pura vida” is all about for Ticos. Course is Econ 301 (3 credits): Sustainability, Economic Development, and Ecotourism in Costa Rica. No prerequisite, course open to all majors, material taught in a very accessible way during winter-intersession before departure. Course waives General Education Goal 9. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT Dr. Melanie Marks at marksmb@longwood.edu.

 

Captain Shane Adcock Memorial 5k Run/Walk

Friday, April 7 at 3:30 pm on Brock Commons

Join ROTC and Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity as they honor their mutual Alumni in a 5k Run/Walk. Longwood ROTC, Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Daniel Glass, daniel.glass@live.longwood.edu (703) 887-6632

 

Spring Weekend: Bandfest sponsored by WMLU

Friday, April 7 from 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm behind the Lankford Student Union on Stubbs Mall

Schedule of Events:  

4:30pm to 6:30pm- Dinner Meal- $8.50 for non-meal plan holders

Menu contains: Beef Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chili for Hot Dogs, Vegan Sloppy Joe, Macaroni and Cheese, Penne Greek Salad, Fruit Salad, Asst. Cookies, Rice Krispie Treats, Potato Chips, Cheese /Lettuce/ Tomato, Red Onions, Yellow Onions, Assorted Sodas, Water

 

Performance Schedule:

 

4:30 pm to 5:10 pm

 

CADE

 

5:10 pm to 5:20 pm

 

DJ

 

5:20 pm to 6:05 pm

 

Dead 27s

 

6:05 pm to 6:20 pm

 

DJ

 

6:20 pm to 7:10 pm

 

Marc Scibilia

 

7:10 pm to 7:30 pm

 

DJ

 

7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

 

Love and Theft

 

8:30 pm to 9:00 pm

 

DJ

 

9:00 pm to 10:30 pm

 

Cheat Code

 

All times subject to change. Contact: Susan Sullivan, sullivansm@longwood.edu

 

Dance Survival Classes
Friday, April 7 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm in French 103 

Sign up at: go.longwood.edu/LLC Lancer Learning Community out of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies encourages you to come, "Lighten up and Learn" with us. For further information contact Cindy Harris at 804-640-5320, email harrisco@longwood.edu or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at: Lancer Learning Community and lighten up and learn.

 

Spring Weekend: Sponsored by Lancer Productions

Saturday, April 8 from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm behind the Lankford Student Union on Stubbs Mall

 

 

Meal Schedule

 

11:30 am to 1:30 pm - Lunch

 

Lunch no charge for Longwood students and Faculty/Staff but attendees must have a current Longwood ID to be scanned. Non faculty, staff, and students the cost is $8.50.

Menu Contains: Pork BBQ, Chicken BBQ, Seasoned Corn, Veggie Burger, Cole Slaw, Red Potato Salad, Fruit Cup, Potato Chips, Asst. Cookies, Brownie, Rice Krispies, Gluten Free Cookies, Gluten Free Bread, Assorted Sodas, Water

 

 

 

4:30pm to 6:30pm – Dinner

 

$8.50 non-meal plan holders

Menu Contains: TACO and NACHO BAR, Ground Beef, Ground Turkey, Tortilla Chips, Hard Shells, Soft Tortilla, Shredded Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Salsa, Jalapeno, Asst. Cookies, Brownie, Rice Krispies, Gluten Free Cookies, assorted sodas and water

 

 

 

Ongoing Events

12:00pm to 6:00pm     

Student Organization Booths

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Balloon Artist
Airbrush Tattoos
Caricatures on hats/T-shirts/tote

2:00pm to 8:00pm

Beverage Garden

Performance Schedule

12:00 pm

Pitch Perfect

12:15 pm

Longwood Company of Belly Dancers

12:30 pm

B.A.S.I.C. Gospel Choir

12:45 pm

Blue Heat Dance Team

1:00 pm

High St. Harmony

1:15 pm

F.I.E.R.C.E. Hip Hop Dance Team

1:30 pm

Lady Joan’s

1:45 pm

Longwood Company of Dancers

2:15 pm to 3:15 pm

Josh Vietti

3:15 pm to 3:45 pm

Cruz Productions

3:45 pm to 4:45 pm

Anthem Lights

4:45 pm to 5:15 pm

Cruz Productions

5:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Ying Yang Twins

6:15 pm to 6:30 pm

Cruz Productions

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Small Pools

7:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Cruz Productions

8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Bowling for Soup

All times subject to change. Contact: Susan Sullivan, sullivansm@longwood.edu

 

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts Point of Departure Exhibition Opening

Saturday, April 8 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the LCVA on 129 North Main Street 

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts welcomes the public to the opening reception of Point of Departure, Longwood University Department of Theatre, Art, and Graphic and Animation Design 2017 Senior Exhibition. Refreshments will be served.

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Carson Reeher, reeherce@longwood.edu, (434) 395-2206

 

"The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

Monday, April 10 and Tuesday, April 11 (All Day on Both Days)

The Spring class will be held on the Longwood University campus on April 10-11, 2017.  This world renowned program provides the framework to help increase personal effectiveness, achievement, and satisfaction. The program is offered to all faculty and staff at no charge and is opened to the public for a fee.  Participation requires attendance on both days (8:30 am – 5:00 pm).  Seating is limited.  To reserve a place, or for further information, email: barrettdt@longwood.edu.

 

Get Smart Tech
Monday, April 10 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in Bedford 111

Sign up at: go.longwood.edu/LLC  Learn to efficiently use Smart devices. Lancer Learning Community out of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies encourages you to come, "Lighten up and Learn" with us. For further information contact Cindy Harris at 804-640-5320, email harrisco@longwood.edu or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at: Lancer Learning Community and lighten up and learn.

 

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts’ Art After Dark Series presents Local Earth: Finding and Using Native Clays

Wednesday, April 12 at 6:00 in the LCVA Lower level at 129 North Main Street 

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts’ Art After Dark series presents Local Earth: Finding and Using Native Clays. Mackenzie Lenhart, museum preparator and ceramic artist, will provide an artist talk and workshop on finding and using local clays in the production of pottery. Refreshments will be served. 

Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Emily Grabiec, lcvainfo@longwood.edu, (434) 395-2206

 

Longwood Hearts Basketball 

Wednesday, April 12 at 7 pm in Willett Gymnasium 

The Arc Quad Community is hosting the 3rd annual Longwood Hearts Basketball student versus faculty/staff game. Come watch the game, win great prizes and learn about college heart health.

Arc Quad Community, Megan Carney,  Carneymm@longwood.edu, (434)395-2234

 

Holocaust Survivor Photo Exhibition and Photographer

Thursday, April 13 from 9:30am to 11:20am at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts

Join us for a presentation by Richmond-based photographer, Dean Whitbeck. Mr. Whitbeck has photographed 29 Holocaust Survivors who live in and around the area, and will discuss his photographic exhibition at the LCVA. Lunch at the Uptown Café with Mr. Whitbeck is limited to 8. Pay on your own for lunch.

Sponsored by: Professional Studies Program, Virginia Holocaust Museum, Department of History, LCVA, Shelly Madden, Professional Studies Coordinator, office phone: 434-395-2719     email: maddenrr@longwood.edu

 

Holocaust Survivor Speaker and Dinner

Thursday, April 13 at 4:00 pm at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts

We are honored to share a partnership with the Virginia Holocaust Museum, the Department of History, and the LCVA, for a special event titled, “Remembering the Holocaust”. Dr. Roger Loria, Holocaust survivor, will be the keynote speaker addressing his experience as a child in the Holocaust. Dr. Melissa Kravetz, Assistant Professor of History, is presenting information about the Holocaust and atrocities which occurred during World War II. This event is free and open to the public, but all attendees must sign-up using the Google form: https://goo.gl/forms/u12JNupmm8VBAXKF3 Seats are limited, and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. For questions, please contact: Continuing Studies Program in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, Shelly Madden, Ed.S., Office Phone: 434-395-2719, Email: maddenrr@gmail.com To request disability-related accommodations, please contact: Shelly Madden, Professional Studies Coordinator, Office Phone: 434-395-2719 or email: maddenrr@longwood.edu

 

Reading Helps!

Friday, April 14 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Lankford 204

Congratulations! You’ve read at least this far through the Weekly Email! This is a great opportunity for some free candy. Want to know what the candy is? You’ll have to come to Lankford 204 to find out! Shhh it’s a secret.

 

GSA's Fitness Fridays! 

Friday, April 14 from 5:30 pm to 6:30pm at Crossfit 1st Due

The Graduate Student Association is holding their next Fitness Friday event! Join our graduate students in a series of fitness events to help us get healthy and grow our community! This event will be the 2nd ever Crossfit with the Dean! Join Dean Perry and the GSA in a fun hour of crossfit and team building. All members of the Longwood community are welcome to join us, we hope to see you there!

Graduate Student Association (GSA), Brittany Bishop, brittany.bishop@live.longwood.edu , 571-216-1335

 

Dance Survival Classes: Special Dance Party
Friday, April 14 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in French 103 

Sign up at: go.longwood.edu/LLC Lancer Learning Community out of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies encourages you to come, "Lighten up and Learn" with us. For further information contact Cindy Harris at 804-640-5320, email harrisco@longwood.edu or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at: Lancer Learning Community and lighten up and learn.

 

Coffee with the Chief

Wednesday, April 19 at 3:00 pm in the Lankford Student Union Ballroom

Chief Beach welcomes you to a free cup of coffee to discuss questions and concerns in the area of public safety, transparent community relationships with LUPD, and our daily operations. All are welcome to attend.

Longwood University Police Dept, Sgt. Greg Giuriceo, giuriceogl@longwood.edu

 

DeStress Fest

Wednesday, April 19 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Stubbs Lawn

Need to unwind a little before finals gear up? Then this is the event for you! Come join the Longwood Landings staff for DeStress Fest! There will be activities like a giant slip and slide, a dunk tank, animal therapy provided by CAPS, an interactive fitness class put on by Campus REC and gather information to help deal with stress like an informative stress research table, a sensory bottle creation station, a stress ball station, a sweet and savory popcorn station, and more! At each of these stations there will be a handout discussing ways to deal with stress. We will have music during the entirety of this event, and there will also be a prize raffle for a 32” Smart TV and two stress relief gift baskets! Contact Person: Mary Winn winnms@longwood.edu

 

Building Lancers into Leaders: Organization Transitioning

Wednesday, April 19 at 6:00 pm in Lankford Student Union, A Room

Building Lancers into Leaders strives to give student clubs and organizations the tools they need to be successful. What steps are you taking for your organization to transition officers? How will you hand over the reins to the next leaders? Come learn about how to successfully transition your organization to the next set of leaders with Gary Honickel, Assistant Director of Clubs and Organizations! Stephanie Fields, fieldssl@longwood.edu

 

STUDY ABROAD IN COSTA RICA (Winter 2018) Information Sessions

Thursday, April 20 at 3:45 pm in Hiner 201

Learn how Costa Rica has used sustainability and ecotourism to stimulate economic development and why it has developed faster than most other Central American nations. Enjoy ecotourism and cultural activities led by locals and learn what “pura vida” is all about for Ticos. Course is Econ 301 (3 credits): Sustainability, Economic Development, and Ecotourism in Costa Rica. No prerequisite, course open to all majors, material taught in a very accessible way during winter-intersession before departure. Course waives General Education Goal 9. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT Dr. Melanie Marks at marksmb@longwood.edu.

 

Longwood Cheerleading Youth Cheer Clinic

Saturday, April 22 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in Willett Hall

The Longwood Cheerleaders are hosting a youth cheer clinic on Aril 22nd. Instruction will be given in stunting, cheers, chants, motions, jumps, and tumbling. The cost is $25.00 and all participants will receive a Longwood Cheerleading hair bow.

Please contact Coach Megan Miller at millermp@longwood.edu or at 434-395-2646 for more information or to register.

 

Multicultural Gala

Friday, April 28 at 5:30 pm in the Nance Room of Dorrill Dining Hall

The Office of Social Justice Education and the Youth and College Division of NAACP is hosting our 2nd annual Multicultural Gala! Seniors will have the opportunity to participate in a Donning of the Kente Ceremony. For this portion of the ceremony, we will be recognizing students who have been active within the minority community with free Kente Stoles to wear for graduation. You do not have to be of a minority background to attend or receive a stole. Sign up at https://form.jotform.com/61117076422145. NAACP: Youth & College Division & Office of Citizen Leadership and Social Justice Education

Ri'Shawn Bassette or Jonathan Page can be contacted via rishawn.bassette@live.longwood.edu or (434) 395-4808.

 

Longwood Out of the Darkness Campus Walks 

Sunday, April 30 at 2:00pm (Registration begins at 1:00pm) 

Lambda Pi Eta the National Communication Honor Society is hosting this event to raise awareness for suicide! You can register the day of or at this link: http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=4822

Contact Alyssa Taylor: alyssa.taylor@live.longwood.edu

 

Save The Date: The GAME and First Friday Back

Friday August 25 at 3:30pm on the Lankford Patio and Stubbs Mall

Wristband will be required for a scarf. Contact person: Susan Sullivan, sullivansm@longwood.edu

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities

 

Movers and Shakers Fall 2017 Registration

Deadline: April 29

Remember the people who helped you move into your building during your first year at Longwood? Now it’s your turn to help! Sign up Movers and Shakers 2017! The first 150 students to accurately complete the application process for Movers and Shakers by the deadline of April 29, 2016 at 11:59pm will be considered for participation. Upon confirmation of participation keep in mind that you will be able to move on campus the day before move-in, August 16th, 2016, for a night training session from 6 pm to 8pm. Follow this link to register: event has closed

For more information contact Gary Honickel at honickelgs@longwood.edu

 

Announcements, Exhibitions, and Ongoing Meetings

 

Financial Literacy Month

April 2017

Financial Literacy month is a month-long campaign to raise public awareness about the importance of money management. This year we want to commit ourselves to a more open and honest discussion about how we should spend, save, and invest our money. Be on the lookout for the opportunity to be in a video about financial Literacy and for a financial Easter Egg Hunt! Financial Aid and Center for Financial Responsibility, Marissa Brunner, brunnermj@longwood.edu, ex.2711

 

HIV awareness week

Opening date is April 11th and closing date April 13th

The Black Student Association is partnering with the Student Nursing Association and Pride to create HIV awareness week. There will be a keynote speaker  to present statistics about HIV on April 11th in Hull 132 from 5- 6:30pm. We will be having a movie night April 12th in Hull 132 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. On April 13th there will be a kit production at 5pm in the N.P. Miller room. The goal of this event is to bring awareness to campus of the risk factors that can potentially lead to the getting HIV and transferring HIV to others.

Contact: Tanae Homles, tanaej96@gmail.com

 

What is Lancer Learning Community?

It’s the combination of the talents of Prince Edward County residents, Longwood faculty, staff and students, and Farmville merchants into short, inexpensive, fun, informative and social classes which benefit the individual and the economy of our town & county! Where do these classes occur? All over the area!  Visit businesses, Longwood campus, golf courses in Chesterfield, restaurants, Moton Museum, Longwood B & B, Prince Edward County School facilities, the 1752 Estate, the Woodland...classes are all over the area! What is the cost? Classes range from $5.00-$125.00 and everything in between Why should I attend these classes? Learning is fun!  Sharing hobbies and ideas is fun! A portion of the class fee goes back into Prince Edward County! Going to different venues with friends, neighbors and family helps us bond, learn, grow and stimulate the regional economy! Sign me up:  go.longwood.edu/llc 

 

The March 2017 Edition of Your Lancer Link Available now!

Your campus monthly club and organization newsletter is now available. Each month we look to highlight a club and organization for their work on campus and/or in the community as well as provide a tip for clubs and organizations. Do you have a suggestion of an event, officer or organization that should be highlighted? Any tips or areas you would like to learn about regarding clubs and organizations? Comments and suggestions are always welcome via email to Gary Honickel at honickelgs@longwood.edu. Check out the March 2017 Your Lancer Link!

 

Congratulations to the new 2016-2017 Clubs and Organizations

The 2016-2017 Academic School year has seen a strong growth in new clubs and organizations! Check out all of the new organizations! Baking Club, Community Ties, Cybersecurity Club, Epsilon Eta, Libertarians, Love Your Melon Campus Crew, March of Dimes, Phi Sigma Pi, Players, Quiz Bowl Team, Running Club, Scooter Club, Secular Students Club, Sign Language Club, and Sketch Lodge. Looking to start your own club or organization on campus? Check out the process on Starting a New Club or Organization! You can always find the latest Clubs and Organizations at  http://www.longwood.edu/lancer-life/clubs-organizations/ in the “Organizations Directory.”

 

 

 

CONTEST, RAFFLE, and SURVEY Opportunities

 

There are currently no Contest, Raffle or Survey opportunities at this time.

 

 

 

Award Nomination Opportunities

 

Submissions for Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Awards (FEMA)

Deadline: April 10

The Office of Student Research (OSR) invites current Longwood University undergraduate students from all programs, departments and colleges to nominate faculty for the 2016 Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Awards. Only current Longwood University undergraduate students may submit nominations. OSR will award five $1000 awards to selected faculty. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty, clinical educators, lecturers, visiting professors and administrative and professional faculty with academic rank are eligible for nomination.  Last year’s recipients of the award are not eligible. For more information and nomination form, follow this link:   http://blogs.longwood.edu/studentresearch/2017/03/20/2017-fema/ Office of Student Research, Crystal Anderson, andersoncs2@longwood.edu

 

 

 

Applications and Program Opportunities

 

Lancer Line is HIRING!

Deadline: April 14

Lancer Line is looking for fun, outgoing, hardworking, and customer service oriented Longwood students to join our Lancer Line Team!  Positions available: Lancer Line Caller & Lancer Line Supervisor. We offer:

Competitive wages, FREE swag, & Fun working environment. Please apply on Handshake or visit our website. With questions please email Katherine Bulifant, Director of Campus Philanthropy, at bulifantkm@longwood.edu

 

Greek Ambassadors

Deadline: April 14 at 3 pm

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life will be accepting applications for the Greek Ambassadors program on April 6th - April 14th at 3pm. The program is an extension of the office to help the prospective student population better understand what it means to be will be Greek on Longwood's campus. We are asking chapter presidents to provide a small recommendation for candidates upon our request. Must have active affiliation with a CPC, IFC, or NPHC organization. 

Contact: Brianna Allen, Brianna.allen@live.longwood.edu

 

Lankford Student Union Building Supervisor

Deadline: April 16

The Lankford Student Union Building Supervisor must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at Longwood University. As a member of Lankford Student Union Staff, the successful candidate must be able to work independently in maintaining the regular operation of the building as the manager during the evening and weekend hours. This is a dynamic position that requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible in both hours and in critical thinking. Application:https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/400025/share_preview

 

Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life Internships

Deadline: April 17 at 9:00 am

The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life is currently hiring for student staff workers to start this coming fall 2017. This application is for individuals who are looking to serve as an unpaid, 10-month, 20 hour/week intern. OFSL will support applicants seeking course credit for major internship requirements, however this is not required. Individuals wishing to work for the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA, be enrolled as a full-time student, have active affiliation with a CPC, IFC or NPHC organization, and must be in good standing with the University and their chapter. Application Deadline is Monday, April 17th at 9:00am. Applicants will be notified of an interview invitation on Tuesday, April 18th.  Interviews will take place the week of April 24-28.

 

Director of Graphic Design

Deadline: April 21

Lancer Productions (LP) is looking for a student intern to be the Director of Graphic Design for the campus programming board. The Director of Graphic Design will be responsible for creating LP’s marketing graphics, along with a few special projects to be worked on during the semester.

Responsibilities include Create graphics to support each LP event for the Fall 2017 semester, work with the LP Marketing Team to promote all events for the Fall 2017 semester, Work 10 hours per week, including office hours, meetings, and some events (may include evenings and weekends), Special Projects will be discussed and decided upon by both the Director and their supervisor, Play an instrumental role in the Public Relations of Lancer Productions, and Gain experience in event planning on a college campus. The Director of Social Media will report to Mic Brunner (Advisor of Lancer Productions) and work closely with the Lancer Productions Vice President of Marketing. This internship can be offered for course credit. If interested in this position, please send the following to brunnermf@longwood.edu by 11:59pm on Friday, April 21st:Resume, 3-5 Examples of Work and Brief (one paragraph) why you are interested in this position.

 

Mortar Board Scholarship Application!

Deadline: April 27 at 5:00 pm

The Geist chapter of Mortar Board is offering a scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. This scholarship (for the amount of $1000.00) is available to any rising sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student attending Longwood University full time with a  3.0+ cumulative GPA and show significant contributions to Longwood University through Scholarship, Leadership, and Service. All applications are due by April 27th at 5pm. **In addition to this form, please submit TWO recommendations from Longwood University Faculty or Staff members. All recommendations should be emailed to rachel.vial@live.longwood.edu Scholarship Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe6sAgszk_nrZfJKathxoWxf8ZoEvsRDzQaVveK5z8OAVcB9w/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

$1,000 Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity 

Deadline: May 1

Are you a leader?  The SNVC Leadership Institute is accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to an undergraduate Longwood University student for the 2017-2018 academic  year.  The award will be granted to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated a personal commitment to being a leader.  ALL majors are invited to apply.  Student must be in good academic standing with the University requirements.  Completed applications must be submitted online by May 1.  For details, visit the website:   http://longwood.edu/business/60253.htm   or contact barrettdt@longwood.edu

 

GNED 261: Exploring science online (Goal 6) during summer 1

Do you still need to complete Goal 6 science class for your general education requirement? Complete it online during this summer (session 1) with GNED 261: Exploring science– Protecting life on earth (4 credits). We will learn how to do science using principles of conservation biology. We will discuss about global biodiversity, basic principles of ecology and evolution, endangered species, invasive species, threats to biodiversity including climate change and how you can help to preserve our world for future generations. Course description: This course is an inter-disciplinary science course designed to involve students in learning science concepts related to world problems and studying issues important to our local community. This course will fulfill General Education Goal 6 (4 credits). Questions: Dr. Sujan Henkanaththegedara (Henkanaththegedarasm@longwood.edu) / 434-395-2731

 

Open Federal Work Study position for 2017-2018 in the College of Graduate & Professional Studies

This student employee will provide general office support for the College of Graduate & Professional Studies, including answering phones, copying, scanning, and shredding documents, assembling files, printing labels and assembling mailings, and making deliveries and pick-ups at various offices on campus. Required skills and qualifications include: computer skills that include MS Office suite (Word, Excel, etc.) and use of a scanner, critical thinking and attention to detail, positive and professional attitude. Candidates must qualify for Federal Work Study. Please email Brooke Greenbank atgreenbankbl@longwood.edu for more information.

 

Camp L.E.G.O. Sign Ups

Deadline: June 1 (or until all openings filled)

Camp L.E.G.O. (Language Enrichment through Games and Opportunities) is a fun and engaging day-camp experience for children ages 6 through 10 years.  L.E.G.O. targets language concepts, increases motivation for language learning through entertaining activities, and enhances social communication skills. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays July 11, 2017 - August 3, 2017  9:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Longwood Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS),  315 West Third Street, Farmville, VA

Registration open until June 1st or until all openings are filled.  For more information and to print a registration form, please visit our website at http://www.longwood.edu/shls/ Questions?  Contact Longwood Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (434) 395-2972 or email Stephanie Bailey at baileysw2@longwood.edu

 

Camp JumpStart Sign Ups

Deadline: June 1 (or until all openings filled)

Camp JumpStart is an exciting day camp for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years of age.  Camp JumpStart aims to promote learning related to alphabetic knowledge, phonological and phonemic awareness, concepts about print, developmental writing, and oral comprehension.   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays July 11, 2017 - August 3, 2017  9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  Longwood Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS),  315 West Third Street, Farmville, VA Registration open until June 1st or until all openings are filled. For more information and to print a registration form, please visit us at http://www.longwood.edu/shls/ Questions?  Contact Longwood Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (434) 395-2972 or email Stephanie Bailey at baileysw2@longwood.edu

 

Reader's Theater Sign Ups

Deadline: June 1 (or until all openings filled)

This camp experience is aimed at students who are 7 years and older.  Reader's Theater enhances students' reading skills and confidence by having them practice reading fun stories and scripts aloud. Reader's Theater gives students an exciting reason to read aloud. Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays July 11, 2017 - August 3, 2017  1:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Longwood Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS),  315 West Third Street, Farmville, VA Registration open until June 1st or until all openings are filled. For more information and to print a registration form, please visit us at http://www.longwood.edu/shls/   Questions?  Contact Longwood Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (434) 395-2972 or email Stephanie Bailey at baileysw2@longwood.edu

 

Winter Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs, 2017-18

The Office of International Affairs is accepting applications to four faculty-led programs for the winter of 2017-18. Students can focus on active citizenship (ENGL 400) in South Africa with Dr. Miskec and Dr. Lettner-Rust, archaeology in England with Dr. Bates and Dr. Jordan, the comparative study of sport in the United Kingdom with Dr. Milne, or sustainability, ecotourism, and economic development in Costa Rica with Dr. Marks. For more information on each of these programs, visit https://studyabroad.longwood.edu or contact the Office of International Affairs at studyabroad@longwood.edu

 

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

 

For more information about ongoing volunteer opportunities, contact Jordan Bynum at bynumja@longwood.edu

 

Volunteer at FACES Food Pantry

FACES is a nonprofit food bank focused on providing emergency and supplementary food to qualified residents of the local area and surrounding counties.

FACES, Linda Satkowski at Satkowski15@yahoo.com, 434.392.6277 (Office phone)

 

Piedmont Senior Resources 

Provides supportive services and advocates for persons 60 years and older. Looking for students who are willing to work with elderly men and women in aiding in their support. Piedmont Senior Resources, Justine Young, jyoung@piedmontseniorresources.com

 

Volunteer with Wolfbane Productions 

Wolfbane is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and we are always looking for fun loving, bright students that would be interested in volunteering at theatrical events! We are currently recruiting for help in the areas of Box Office/ merchandise, Costuming/Props, lighting/ sound, and special events runner.

Wolfbane Productions, Christine Yepsen at teeniefrog@gmail.com

 

Helping Hands Volunteer Program

The Helping Hands Volunteer Program is designed to provide the Volunteer with an opportunity to work with the residents in a group activity setting such as playing Bingo, music activities, games, making crafts, reading, assisting with letter writing, and other scheduled activities.

The Woodland, Janet Bunnell , jbunnell@thewoodlandinc.com

 

Service or Special Project Program at The Woodland, Inc.

The Service Learning Project at The Woodland, Inc., is designed to accommodate groups of students from various campus organizations who wish to provide a consistent service to our residents monthly, bi-monthly, weekly, or even on a one time basis. Examples of a Service Learning Project could include developing an activity for the residents and being responsible for implementing it to a group of residents, hosting an event for the residents, reading group, book clubs, etc.. The volunteer group will coordinate with our Activities director to determine an appropriate activity.

The Woodland, Janet Bunnell , jbunnell@thewoodlandinc.com

 

The Path to Volunteerism at The Woodland, Inc.

At The Woodland, Inc., we strongly encourage volunteerism and embrace the opportunities that Longwood can bring to our residents. Interested volunteers who would like to be involved in our program, which has daily opportunities, should contact Janet Bunnell, The Volunteer Coordinator volunteer@thewoodlandinc.com to discuss their needs and she will work with them to ensure that a proper fit is made that utilizes their talents for a beneficial impact on our residents. The volunteer will be required to fill out an application and the Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to set up a start date.  The Volunteer will go through a brief orientation which addresses patient privacy and confidentiality, safety within the facility, and professional conduct. 

The Woodland, Janet Bunnell , jbunnell@thewoodlandinc.com

 

Volunteer with The Southside SPCA

Are you an animal lover?  Want to help the homeless pets find homes and receive great care while they’re waiting for their FUR-ever home?  Our local “friends of” COOLE committee hosts monthly fundraisers in the Farmville area, and is looking for volunteers!  Meetings & fundraisers are 1x/month each, typically evenings.  Help out just one or two evenings a month and save lives!  The Southside SPCA’s next meeting date is set TBD.  We also have a new email for people to reach out to should they have any questions or wish to volunteer:  southsidespcacoole@gmail.com