Lighthouse Events and Deadlines

On Deck Speaker Series: Elizabeth Coody - Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, and Mary Magdalene: Origin Stories that Shape Women's Power
Thursday, November 1st — (11:00 a.m.)
In Blocker Auditorium, Elizabeth Coody presents "Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, and Mary Magdalene: Origin Stories that Shape Women’s Power." Coody is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Morningside College. Through graphic novels she explains how the origin stories of each of these women dramatically shapes their perceived power.

On Deck Speaker Series: Cecil E. Bohanon, The Limits of Economics and How the Humanities Can Help
Thursday, November 8th — (12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Cecil E. Bohanon presents "The Limits of Economics and How the Humanities Can Help," in Pearce Hospitality Suite in the Jane P. Batten Student Center. Bohanon is a Professor of Economics at Ball State University. His research focuses on public choice, applied microeconomics, and economic education. He has published widely and is a weekly columnist for the Indianapolis Business Journal. Partial funding for this event was provided by the Institute for Humane Studies.

Port Day
Tuesday, December 4th

Weekly Events

Study Away Peer Advising
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.

Study Away Open Advising
Tuesdays, 2:30-4:00 p.m. | Clarke 117
Interested in learning more about study away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our Director of Study Away, Ms. Mandy Reinig, about study away options for Virginia Wesleyan students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Contact VWU’s Director of the Study Away Program, Ms. Mandy Reinig, in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery at 757.455.3116 or set up an appointment online.

Study Away Open Advising
Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 a.m. | Clarke 117
Interested in learning more about study away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our Director of Study Away, Ms. Mandy Reinig, about study away options for Virginia Wesleyan students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Contact VWU’s Director of the Study Away Program, Ms. Mandy Reinig, in The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery at 757.455.3116 or set up an appointment online.

Study Away Peer Advising
Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.

Study Away Peer Advising
Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. | Clarke 109
Interested in learning more about studying away at Virginia Wesleyan University? Stop by to talk with our returned study abroad students about study away options for VWU students, including study away courses, study away course grants, semester study abroad, and the Global Scholars Program. Ask a fellow student who has studied away about how to choose the best program, to make plans to study away, to submit a successful application, and more. It is never too early to start planning your study away experience. For more information, visit us on The Lighthouse’s Portal page or The Lighthouse’s webpage. Set up an appointment online with one of our peer advisors.


Upcoming Events

Port Day
Tuesday, December 4th

Creating a Poster or Oral Presentation for Port Day
Thursday, November 15th — (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Get ready for Virginia Wesleyan's next Port Day, on Tuesday, December 4th! This workshop explains how to create a poster that effectively represents an internship or undergraduate research experience. It focuses on the technical elements of poster design as well as content. We also discuss strategies for effective oral and poster presentations. Hosted by Virginia Wesleyan's Career Development & Internship Program (CDIP) and the Undergraduate Research Program (URP) in the Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery. This event will be in The Lighthouse.

Port Day
Tuesday, December 4th

All events take place at The Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery, Clarke Hall unless otherwise noted.

Creating a Poster or Oral Presentation for Port Day
Thursday, November 15th — (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
Get ready for Virginia Wesleyan's next Port Day, on Tuesday, December 4th! This workshop explains how to create a poster that effectively represents an internship or undergraduate research experience. It focuses on the technical elements of poster design as well as content. We also discuss strategies for effective oral and poster presentations. Hosted by Virginia Wesleyan's Career Development & Internship Program (CDIP) and the Undergraduate Research Program (URP) in the Lighthouse: Center for Exploration & Discovery. This event will be in The Lighthouse.

Port Day
Tuesday, December 4th