Did you know that both CST 227 Business and Professional Communication and CST 229 Intercultural Communication transfer to George Mason University and satisfy upper-level courses?
CST 227 is the equivalent to COMM L320 Business and Professional Communication
CST 229 is the equivalent to COMM L305 Foundations of Intercultural Communication, a requirement for all communication majors.
To find a description of the various CST courses, go to http://www.nvcc.edu/campuses-and-centers/annandale/academic-divisions/liberal-arts/cst.html
Six CST courses meet the general education requirement and transfer well to other institutions. Check your curriculum major as well.
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking – learn to plan, prepare, and present talks
CST 110 Introduction to Communication – a survey course of the field including intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, and public communication
CST 115 Small Group Communication – good for learning more about leadership and teamwork
CST 126 Interpersonal Communication focuses upon how to start, maintain, built and end relationships well
CST 227 Business and Professional Communication – learn to write memos, conduct interviews, work in staff meetings, and get along with colleagues
CST 229 Intercultural Communication – learn to understand and appreciate diverse communication and people.
The Film Collaborative, a group created in the Fall 2013, made up of film students from NOVA Alexandria Campus (for more information on the group and its film activities please visit: http://blogs.nvcc.edu/lgebre/the-film-collaborative/) , are in pre-production for 4 short films. Casting Call is on Friday, February 7th, 2014 from 3- 7pm in Tyler room 121.
Needed are actors (students) for lead roles as well as extras as students in classrooms. Professional and non-professional student actors welcomed.
For more information, contact Professor Lucy Gebre-Egziabher, Alexandria Campus, 703.845.6297
Faculty blog: blogs.nvcc.edu/lgebre/; web site: www.Tereproductions.com
Registration is now open for the 2014 NCA Institute for Faculty Development. The conference is July 20-26, 2014.
Join colleagues from across the country for an enriching conference with top scholars in the communication field. Held at Hope College in Holland, Michigan, this small intensive week-long Institute will provide you opportunities to:
- solicit feedback on your scholarship from leading scholars in the field;
- build collaborative research and pedagogy relationships with faculty from other colleges and universities;
- learn about new directions in theory and pedagogy in sub-disciplinary areas; and
- develop expertise in new course areas outside of your graduate school training.
Invited scholars/seminar leaders include Brenda Allen, Betsy Bach, Cate Palczewski, George Rodman, Tom Socha, Kathleen Turner, and Vince Waldron
Seminars will be limited to 15 participants. You can find the registration link as well as more details on this year’s seminars, speakers, and schedule at: http://www.hope.edu/academic/communication/ncainstitute/index.htm.
The early registration deadline is March 1.
You might enjoy this Slideshare deck related to reducing presentation anxiety. It was developed by Orsolya Nemes and is available at http://alexrister1.wordpress.com/2014/01/26/13-tips-to-reduce-presentation-anxiety/
Congratulations to the following NOVA students who are eligible to join the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Chi Eta Communication Studies Honor Society.
Alexandria Campus: Mohammad Elmasry, Betsy Lujan, Courtney Smith, and Hani Ukayli;
Annandale Campus: Walter Gans, Ariel Long, and Kerry McFetridge;
Loudoun Campus: Joshua Bauman, Allison Currence, Jonathan Jarvis, Leigh Macklin, Meghan Masefield, and Emily Williams;Manassas Campus: Jorden Boorth, Victoria Cordova, Patrick McConnell, and Alyssa Simons; and
Woodbridge Campus: Lauren Corbett, Margaret Heflin, and Briona Narde.
To learn more about Sigma Chi Eta, go to http://www.natcom.org/sigmachieta/
For more information, contact Professor Tami Olds (Loudoun Campus)
Join Sigma Chi Eta, the national honor society for communication majors. For more information, go to http://www.nvcc.edu/home/npeck/sce.html.
Sigma Chi Eta logo
The college will be closed for the holiday and reopen on Thursday, January 2. While faculty will be on campus, they will be involved with professional development and campus meetings the days proceeding the start of the spring semester on Monday, January 13.
Which are the most popular books of all time?
Here is an infographic that offers an answer to this question, http://visual.ly/most-popular-books-all-time
Did you guess The Holy Quran and the King James Bible?
How about Mao Zedong’s Quotations from Chairman Mao?
Charles Dicken’s Talk of Two Cities?
Miguel de Cervandes’ Don Quixote?
Congratulations to Dr. Nathan Carter, director of our forensics program, and his team of NOVA students. They competed in several competitions including:
- George Mason University’s Virginia is for Lovers Swing (Oct 5-6);
- Cedar Crest College Speech and Debate Showdown in Allentown, PA (Oct 21)
Their next competition is November 9-10 at Seton Hall University.