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Join Student Senate
Be a part of the all new Student Senate! Student Senators have the chance to interact with administrators to advocate on behalf of students at the college. Be the voice and make an impact! Apply for Student Senate today!  Applications are due Friday September 11 by 5 p.m.  All questions about Student Senate can be directed to Cara Luyster, 804-523-5986 or cluyster@reynolds.edu.
 
Develop Your Leadership Skills! Apply for JSR Lead!
JSR Lead is the college’s premier student leadership development program.  Now in its 8th year, the program enrolls approx. 20 students in a two semester experience where students develop the tools needed to work as effective leaders.  Apply for JSR Lead Today!  Applications are due Wednesday September 23 by 5 p.m.  All questions about JSR Lead can be directed to Cara Luyster, 804-523-5986 or cluyster@reynolds.edu or Dr. Kristine Dahm, 804-523-5900, kdahm@reynolds.edu.
 
Student Life Game Centers Open September 1
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Parham Road and Downtown campuses
Have a gap in between classes or just want to take a break? Stop by the Student Life Center to relax, eat lunch, play games and or just hang out with friends. Each campus has a pool table, X-Box, PS3, chess and checkers. Video games are available or you can bring your own.
 
JMU Representative in Office, PRC
September 2, 3, 8, 9, 16, 17, 24, 29, 30, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
September 23, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Massey LTC, Room 137A
 
Meet with JMU’s transfer academic advisor, Regina Adams, in a private office. Appointments preferred…walk-ins are welcomed. Contact Ms. Adams at adamsrx@jmu.edu, for an appointment. Learn about the admissions process, how courses transfer, GPA requirements and more! Meet with her way before graduation – it will save you time and money! View events calendar
 
ODU Representative at Table, DTC
September 2, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
September 10, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
DTC, 1st floor lobby
 
Learn about the admissions process, majors and how to transfer seamlessly. You can earn a Bachelor’s degree from ODU and never leave Richmond! Admissions Representative Marena Hill-Bartos will be available to answer your questions. Did you know that ODU also has a Center in Burnette Hall, Room 162? Meet with her way before graduation – it will save you time and money!  View events calendar
 
VCU Representative at Table, DTC
September 2, 10 a.m. to noon
DTC, 1st floor lobby
 
Meet with VCU Transfer Representative Ryan Hannifin at table in student lobby. Just walk by and chat. Meet with him way before graduation – it will save you time and money!  View events calendar
 
ECPI Representative at Table, DTC
September 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
DTC, 1st floor lobby
PRC, Burnette Hall, first floor commons area
 
Ad admissions representative will be available to chat about majors and the admissions process.  View events calendar
 
Bluefield College Representative at Table, PRC
September 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PRC, Burnette Hall, first floor commons area
 
Ad admissions representative will be available to chat about majors and the admissions process.  View events calendar
 
VCU Representative at Table, PRC
September 3, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
PRC, Burnette Hall, first floor commons area
September 17, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
PRC, Massey LTC, first floor commons
 
Meet with VCU Transfer Representative Ryan Hannifin at table in student lobby. Just walk by and chat. Meet with him way before graduation – it will save you time and money!  View events calendar
 
Give Blood – Save a Life
September 8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Burnette Hall, 2nd floor lobby
September 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Downtown Campus, 2nd floor
 
Giving blood can save up to three lives…please give at Reynolds. The Virginia Blood Services will be accepting donations September 8 and 14.
 
Group Fitness Classes are Back by Popular Demand
Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting September 8
 
Non-credit fitness classes are being offered for students, faculty and staff this fall. Be sure to bring workout clothes, tennis shoes and water.
 
INSANITY! – Tuesdays, starting Sept. 8, Parham Road Campus, Georgiadis Hall Gallery, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Line Dancing – Tuesdays, Sept. 8, 15 and 29, Downtown Campus, Room B109, 1-2 p.m.
Line Dancing –Wednesdays, starting Sept. 9, Downtown Campus, Room B109, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
 
Flag Football Info Sessions
September 8, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Trailer R24 1A
September 8, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Downtown Campus, Room 132
 
One of most popular intramural sports offered at Reynolds is Flag Football. Check out this info session to learn all there is to know about flag football on campus. Attendees will gain basic information about the sport itself and rules as well as information about registering a team or as a free agent through imleagues.com. Take advantage of the opportunity to meet other interested participants and create or join a team onsite.
 
VA Union Representative at Table, DTC
September 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
DTC, first floor lobby
 
VA Union is only 10 minutes away! Meet with Admissions Counselor Sharnee Randolph. Learn about the admissions process, scholarships, how courses transfer, GPA requirements and guaranteed admission agreements.  View events calendar
 
UVA School of Continuing Studies at Table, DTC
September 9, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
DTC, first floor lobby
 
The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) opens the doors of the University of Virginia to thousands of nontraditional adult learners for continuing education. You can earn your bachelor’s but stay in Richmond! Students enrolled through SCPS have the option to learn in the classroom, online, and through other modes of delivery. Chat with a representative!  View events calendar
 
VCU Representative in Office, PRC
September 10, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
PRC, Massey LTC, Room 137A
 
Meet with VCU Admissions Representative Ryan Hannifin in a private office. He will accept walk-ins or appointments. To schedule an appointment, contact Ryan Hannifin, hannifinrm@vcu.edu or 804-523-5915. Meet with him way before graduation to save time and money.  View events calendar
 
Dodgeball Challenge
September 11, beginning at 2 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, tennis courts
 
Need to get rid of a little stress? Come, “DIP, DIVE, DODGE and DUCK” with the Office of Student Life in this one-day drop-in style tournament. Teams of 5 may register by emailing Malcolm Robinson at mrobinson@reynolds.edu or you can just show up and compete!
 
Annual Busch Gardens Trip
September 12, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
(Tickets on sale NOW in business offices)
 
Student Life is hosting its annual bus trip to Busch Gardens on Saturday, September 12  from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are only $20 for students, $30 for faculty/staff and guests. Purchases are limited to two tickets per person and include bus transportation and park admission. You must ride the bus to and from the park in order to participate in this college trip.
 
SHEro Female Empowerment Group 
September 14, Self-Esteem
September 28, Self-Worth
October 26, Healthy Relationships
November 16, Self-Confidence
November 30, Self-Advocacy
 
Are you looking to connect and network with strong, like-minded females? If so, joining the SHEro Female Empowerment Group may be the move for you to make! This semester the five session series will focus on self-love. The relationship you have with yourself is the single most important relationship you have with any human being. Loving yourself the way you deserve to be loved is at the basis of empowerment. The SHEro Female Empowerment Group strives to build a network of women at Reynolds Community College who work to build one another up. For more information or to join, please contact Martina Allen at mallen@reynolds.edu.
 
Domestic Violence – The Carol Adams Foundation
September 14, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
DTC, Room 250
September 15, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
PRC, Massey LTC Auditorium
 
Don’t miss this presentation on Domestic Violence by Sgt. Carol Adams, founder of The Carol Adams Foundation which provides family service support programs for the benefit of women who are victims of domestic violence.
 
SART – Sexual Assault Response Teams
September 14, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
DTC, Auditorium
September 17, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
PRC, Massey LTC Auditorium
 
SART is a multidisciplinary and victim centered response to victims’ sexual assault in communities. SART members and Reynolds Dean of Students Wendy Bolt will speak to the campus community about the role each agency has when responding to the report of a sexual assault.
 
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) 2 Day Seminar
September 14 and 16, noon to 5 p.m.
PRC, Georgiadis Hall, Gallery (Room B101)
 
Rape Aggression Defense Training is a comprehensive, women-only course that teaches awareness, prevention, risk reduction, risk avoidance, and progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training.  Taught at more than 1,000 colleges and universities nationally, RAD is the only program endorsed by the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators. If interested, submit the online registration form.  For more information please contact Sgt. William Judon at wjudon@reynolds.edu.
 
Library Open Houses
September 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Downtown Campus Library
September 16, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Parham Road Campus Library
 
Stop by the library during our Open House! Participate in a donut tasting by sampling donuts from Sugar Shack, Country Style and Duck Donuts and then vote for your fav!  Or, fill out a survey and enjoy a Krispy Kreme as your reward! And, while you are enjoying these treats you can learn about the library’s new mobile checkout service, discover how you can keep in shape with a bookmark workout, and experience the iPad photo booth.
 
Radford Representative at Table, DTC
September 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
DTC, first floor lobby
 
Learn about the admissions process, majors and how to transfer seamlessly. A transfer advisor will be available to answer your questions. Don’t wait until you are ready to graduate…visit now.  View events calendar
 
Goaallllll…in a Bubble? Play the New Sport spreading across the RVA: Bubble Soccer
September 16, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Parham Road Campus soccer field
Bubble Soccer is coming to Reynolds for the first time this fall! Come and experience the fun and excitement. You can register as a team or individual by stopping by the Officer of Student Life or just show up and jump on a team.
 
Radford Representative at Table, PRC
September 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PRC, Massey LTC, first floor commons area
 
Learn about the admissions process, majors and how to transfer seamlessly. A transfer advisor will be available to answer your questions. Don’t wait until you are ready to graduate…visit now.  View events calendar
 
Emergency Responders Job Fair
September 17, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
PRC, Burnette Hall commons area
 
If you are pursuing a career in law enforcement and/or fire science the following departments are looking for a few good men and women.  Participants include Henrico Police, Chesterfield Police, Richmond Police, Henrico Fire, Chesterfield Fire, Virginia ABC, and more. Polish your resume and bring multiple copies and remember to dress for success!
 
Resume Rescue Workshop, DTC
September 17, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
DTC, Room 212
 
Two experts share tips on how to create a top-notch resume to attract employers. The Learning Resource Center and the Career, Employment and Transfer Center staff will share information about how to create a resume and how to find helpful resources to enhance your job search.  View events calendar
 
ODU Representative at Table, PRC
September 17, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
September 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PRC, Massey LTC, 1st floor commons area
 
Learn about the admissions process, majors and how to transfer seamlessly. You can earn a Bachelor’s degree from ODU and never leave Richmond! Admissions Representative Marena Hill-Bartos will be available to answer your questions. Did you know that ODU also has a Center in Burnette Hall, Room 162? Meet with her way before graduation – it will save you time and money!  View events calendar
 
Kickball Challenge – 3rd Annual Faculty/Staff vs. Students Tournament
September 18, 3 p.m.
Parham Road Campus softball field
 
The students won last year so the series is tied at one a piece…who will take home the title of champion in 2015? The Office of Student Life is once again hosting the annual faculty/staff vs. students kickball challenge. Register your team by Friday, September 11 to play! Learn more and register by contacting Malcolm Robinson at mrobinson@reynolds.edu.
 
Get Your Team Ready for Flag Football Season! Time to Start Practicing!
Sign-up by September 18
Season runs September 25 through October 16 with championship games following
Fridays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Parham Road Campus recreation area
 
“Are You Ready For Some Football?!” The Reynolds Flag Football intramural season starts soon!
Create a team or sign up as a free agent to play flag football against other Reynolds students, faculty and staff this fall. Learn more and register as a team or free agent at www.imleagues.com/reynolds.           
 
UVA School of Continuing Studies at Table, PRC
September 23, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
PRC, Burnette Hall, first floor commons area
 
The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) opens the doors of the University of Virginia to thousands of nontraditional adult learners for continuing education. You can earn your bachelor’s but stay in Richmond! Students enrolled through SCPS have the option to learn in the classroom, online, and through other modes of delivery. Chat with a representative!  View events calendar
 
JMU Representative at Table, PRC
September 23, 9 a.m. to noon
PRC, Burnette Hall, first floor commons area
 
Meet with JMU’s transfer academic advisor, Regina Adams. Learn about the admissions process, how courses transfer, GPA requirements and more! Make sure that you are taking the “best fit” courses that match your intended major of JMU. Meet with her way before graduation – it will save you time and money! View events calendar
 
Night Student Grab-n-Go: Math and Munchies
September 28, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Downtown Campus, 1st floor lobby
Parham Road Campus, Burnette Hall
 
Stop by the table to learn more about Math Central and other tips to help you succeed in Math! Grab some snacks before you head to class.
 
“After Thoughts”
September 28, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Downtown Campus, Room 130
 
The Office of Student Life is hosting a male-focused discussion group – a place where you can share common feelings, concerns and experiences. No transportation? The Reynolds shuttle leaves at
11:45 a.m. from the Parham Road Campus. Food will be provided.
 
Pool Tournament
September 29, noon to 2 p.m.
Parham Road Campus Student Life Center
October 1, noon to 2 p.m.
Downtown Campus, Student Life Center
 
Want to be crowned the 2015 Reynolds Intramural Pool Tournament Champion? Join Student Life for the 3rd annual Reynolds pool tournament. Winners from these campus tournaments will play in the finals being held at the Parham Road Campus (date to be determined). Register by contacting Malcolm Robinson at mrobinson@reynolds.edu
 
Clothesline Project and T-shirt Awareness
September 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
September 30, noon to 2 p.m.
October 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
October 2, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
 
Pick a date above to design a mini T-shirt. The shirts will be displayed on clotheslines at all three campuses during the month of October. The T-shirt Awareness Project honors survivors as well as victims of interpersonal violence such as rape, battering, incest, child sexual abuse. Anyone who is an advocate of stopping interpersonal violence (IPV) is encouraged to come forward and design a mini t-shirt. Victims of IVP are encouraged to tell their stories on mini t-shirts. The families and friends of victims are also invited to participate to tell what they witnessed. Any and everyone is welcome to write encouraging words and messages. It is in the process of designing a shirt that unites us all and makes those who’ve gone through often horrific and unspeakable experiences to know that they are not alone.
 
University of Richmond Representative at Table, PRC
September 30, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
PRC, Massey LTC, first floor commons area
 
The School of Professional and Continuing Studies brings the world-class academic experience of the University of Richmond to adult students. They offer undergraduate degrees, convenient evening classes and competitive tuition rates.  View events calendar
 
Red Flag Campaign – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Dating violence happens in 1 out of 5 college relationships. Sometimes it takes a friend to see that a relationship is unhealthy. Speak Up When You See A Red Flag.  Learn more at www.theredflagcampaign.org.
 
Keeping the Job – Business and Workplace Etiquette Workshop, DTC
October 1, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
DTC, Room 212
 
Want a promotion? Want to keep your job? Understand the importance of work etiquette and ethics; learn how to perform work duties and be professional; learn about telephone etiquette and Netiquette. Attend this workshop presented by Twandra Lomax-Brown of VA Tech’s Cooperative Extension. Follow these recommendations and you may move up the ladder!  View events calendar
 
Redskins vs. Saints
Game Date: November 15
Tickets go on sale October 5 in business offices
 
Student Life is hosting a bus trip to watch the Washington Redskins take on the Saints. Student tickets are $40 and faculty, staff and guest tickets are $55. Students, faculty and staff may only purchase 1 guest ticket. Everyone must ride the bus to the stadium and back. Seats are located on the 100 and 200 level. Tickets will go fast so don’t delay!  Here are the trip guidelines and information.
Hands Off! (Domestic Violence Awareness Night)
October 7, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Downtown Campus Auditorium
 
Domestic Violence or Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans. The term "intimate partner violence" describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. The Office of Student Life will be hosting an awareness night in which participants will be able to gain information and insight on IPV. The information learned could possibly save a life. Please join us! If you have any questions, please contact Martina Allen at mallen@reynolds.edu.
 
Around the World through Movies presents “Pride”
October 9, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Campus, Room 250
October 23, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Georgiadis Hall, the Gallery
 
Around the World through Movies presents “Pride”, a movie which details the unlikely friendship between a small community of striking miners in Wales and a group of London-based gay and lesbian activists who raise funds to feed their families. With no end to the strike in sight, the urban activists venture into the countryside to deliver their donation in person, and find they have more in common with the people of this struggling community than anyone on either side could have expected.  Watch the movie, enjoy some light refreshments and take part in the post-movie discussion. This event is free and open to the public.
 
It’s Back: Fright Night!
October 21, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Burnette Hall
October 28, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Campus, 1st floor
 
One of Reynolds most anticipated events is back for an 8th year. Bring your kids for trick or treating in full costume from 6-7 p.m. and stay for games, popcorn, prizes, airbrush tattoos, photo booth and balloon sculptor from 7-8:30 p.m.  Whether you love a good scare on Halloween or not, this is a great event for people of all ages!
 
Let’s Talk About Healthy Relationships
October 26, noon
Downtown Campus Auditorium
 
Disagreements in a relationship are inevitable and actually can strengthen the relationship! Resolving conflicts requires honesty, a willingness to consider your partner's perspective even if you don't fully understand it, and lots of communication. If you have any questions, please contact Jackie Manley or Martina Allen at 523-5082.
 
Friday Night Frights – 4th Annual Outdoor Movie
October 30, 7 p.m. (gates open at 6:30 p.m.)
Parham Road Campus, football field
 
Enjoy a fall night outdoors while watching a scary movie: Cabin in the Woods.  The movie will be shown under the stars on the football field at the Parham Road campus. Please park in parking lots M, N and O. Arrive early to get a good spot, and don’t forget to bring your chair or a blanket as seating will not be provided. Popcorn, candy and drinks will be provided for free.  This is a great opportunity for a free night out with friends or the perfect date night! The movie is rated R.
 
Cornhole Challenge
November 3, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Downtown Campus, 1st floor lobby
November 4, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Burnette Hall café area
 
Cornhole, bean bag toss, corn toss, baggo or bags – whatever you call it, join us to play! During the heart of tailgating season, the Office of Student Life will host drop-in Cornhole Challenges.  There is no registration required. Show up, we’ll find you a partner and then compete!
 
Pop Culture Trivia Contest
November 5, noon to 1 p.m.
Downtown Campus, café area
November 19, noon to 1 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Burnette Hall café area
 
Pop Culture Trivia is a game for teams of 4 who believe they know all there is to know about pop culture! Just show up to play! The winning team receives gift cards.
 
Give Blood – Save a Life
November 9, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Burnette Hall, 2nd floor lobby
November 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Downtown Campus, 1st floor
 
Giving blood can save up to three lives…please give at Reynolds. The Virginia Blood Services will be accepting donations November 9 and 10.
 
Ace the Interview Workshop, DTC
November 11, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
DTC, Room 212
 
Give an awesome interview and get that job! The Learning Resource Center and the Career, Employment and Transfer Center will share tips about how to interview and will provide invaluable online resources. This workshop will be well worth your while!  View events calendar
 
A Tale of Two Cities Comes to Reynolds for 1 Night Only!
November 17, 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Parham Road Campus, Massey LTC, Lipman Auditorium
 
Who hasn’t heard that famous quote, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...?”Learn more about A Tale of Two Cities written by Charles Dickens and published in the 1850s. The story depicts life for the rich and poor in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. A Tale of Two Cities will be performed by the National Players. This show is FREE and open to the community. 
 
Spades Tournament
November 18, 2 p.m.
Downtown Campus, café area
 
Think you are the spades champ at the Downtown Campus? Well, it’s time to prove it at the 2nd annual Reynolds Spades Tournament. You can sign up as an individual or with a partner by stopping by the Office of Student Life in Room 130 on the Downtown Campus. Sign up by November 16 or just show up and we will add you to the tournament.
 
Night Student Grab-n-Go: Tutoring and Treats
November 30, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Parham Road Campus, Burnette Hall
Downtown Campus, 1st floor lobby
 
Student Life will have treats to giveaway to night students on Monday, November 30.  Stop by and learn about tutoring resources as you enjoy treats before you head to class. 
 
Bowling Tournament (High Score Challenge)
December 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
AMF Shrader Lanes (8037 Shrader Road, Richmond, VA 23294)
 
Join the Office of Student Life in this 2-hour 10-pin challenge. Participants submit their highest score to compete for the night’s highest overall individual and team score! Register as an individual or team by November 30 to play! Learn more and register as an individual and/or team at the following link.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15pF6pM8-3_OvCbhPIUBNvYcx3EU2MA_tzCFX4IXVMzQ/viewform