NOVA Launches LiveSafe Mobile App to Enhance Campus Safety

NOVA Launches LiveSafe Mobile App to Enhance Campus Safety

NOVA announced the launch of a mobile safety app that will provide students, faculty and staff with a new way to get in touch with College law enforcement authorities. LiveSafe helps build safer campuses by providing a fast and efficient channel of communication between members of the NOVA community and campus safety officials. As part […]

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Fourth Annual Women Helping Women Event a Success

Fourth Annual Women Helping Women Event a Success

The fourth annual Women Helping Women event hosted by the Alexandria Campus Women’s Mentoring Program was a huge success. Sixty-five participants attended the event which featured scholarship information and a personal essay writing workshop. In addition, seminars were hosted by Our Daily Bread and several student mentees. A representative from Our Daily Bread presented a […]

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Start Strong Student Checklist

Start Strong Student Checklist

In an effort to help NOVA’s first-time-to-college students meet the requirements of the new policy changes, the Achieving the Dream Policy Changes Implementation Steering Committee developed a checklist to guide NOVA students through the initial steps of the registration process. Effective Fall 2014, all first-time-to-college students (ages 17-24) and Pathway to the Baccalaureate students must […]

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New Preschool Named After Jessie Thackrey

New Preschool Named After Jessie Thackrey

Falls Church City Public Schools has named its newest school building in honor of the late Jessie Thackrey, former member and chair of the NOVA Board. Thackrey served on the Board from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. The Jessie Thackrey Preschool is scheduled to open its doors this fall. Thackrey, a beloved Falls Church […]

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CETL Hosts Reception for NOVA Fulbright Scholars

CETL Hosts Reception for NOVA Fulbright Scholars

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the Office for Global Studies and Programs hosted a reception for NOVA Fulbright Scholars on April 3. The event, in honor of all Fulbright Scholars, was attended by faculty and staff from several NOVA campuses. The Fulbright Scholars at the event included Dr. Amy Gilley (AN), Communication Studies and […]

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Delegate Patrick Hope Visits Geography 210 Class

Delegate Patrick Hope Visits Geography 210 Class

Delegate Patrick Hope came to the Alexandria Campus to talk to David Miller’s Cultural Geography (GEO 210) classes on March 19. Hope represents the 47th district (Arlington) as a Democratic member of the Virginia House of Delegates. He talked to the students about Virginia gerrymandering and his campaign to become a member of the U.S. […]

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April Is Environmental Awareness and Education Month

April Is Environmental Awareness and Education Month

The Loudoun Campus is celebrating Environmental Awareness and Education Month with programming during April’s “Green Month.” Faculty members have organized an entertaining, informative program of April events, including a special Earth Day Symposium on the subject of “Hydraulic Fracturing” (also known as fracking) on Tuesday, April 22 in the Waddell Theatre. This year Loudoun is the event […]

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CETL Continues Study of Mindfulness

The Faculty Associates of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) hosted “Mindfulness for You and Your Teaching” on March 28. Attendees at this seminar learned techniques to cultivate focus in the classroom, the neuroscience of mindfulness and how to reduce stress, foster creativity and create a compassionate community. Even though one of the sessions […]

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2014 Legacy Lecture Is Next Week

Mark your calendars for this year’s 2014 Legacy Lecture. Duncan and Betsy Tebow will be the speakers at the invitation of the Annandale Campus Council and Lyceum Committee. The event will be held on Monday, April 14 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum. The Legacy Lecture was created by the Annandale Campus Council in 2010 to honor […]

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“The Linguists” and Dr. K. David Harrison at Loudoun

“The Linguists” and Dr. K. David Harrison at Loudoun

The Loudoun Campus will host, “Talk of the Town: A Film Screening of ‘The Linguists’ and Keynote Speaker Dr. K. David Harrison.” “The Linguists” is an Emmy-nominated documentary produced in 2008 by Ironbound Films. Event details: Monday, April 14 Loudoun Campus Waddell Theatre 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This event is free and open to […]

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Edmond Nassa’s “Innermost Evocations” at Fisher Gallery

Edmond Nassa’s “Innermost Evocations” at Fisher Gallery

The Schlesinger Center Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Gallery will display Edmond Nassa’s “Innermost Evocations” sculpture through Sunday, April 27. In “Innermost Evocations,” Nassa’s sculptural works express the synthesis between his external experiences and his inner life. “Through my travels, I’ve met many different people and my art is a way of drawing connection between cultures and […]

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Zimride Service Is Now Available at NOVA

April Earth Day Challenge

Make everyday Earth Day in April with Zimride at NOVA. Not only can you help reduce your carbon footprint by sharing your ride, you can also enter to win a Kindle Fire HD and Starbucks or Amazon Gift Cards. It is as easy as registering or signing in to NOVA’s Zimride network at www.zimride.com/nvcc and logging your daily […]

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Communication Design and Fine Arts Student Exhibit at Loudoun

The annual Communication Design and Fine Arts Student Exhibition is currently on view at the Loudoun Campus Waddell Art Gallery. Student works from both the Communication Design and Fine Arts programs are featured and include examples of graphic design, visual imagery, multimedia design, animation and web design from the Communication Design program, as well as […]

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Exhibits at the Gallery at the Woodbridge Campus

Two exhibits are currently open for viewing at the gallery at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus: Annual Student Art Exhibition This is a juried competition of the Woodbridge Campus art students and will run until May 8. Gallery hours are 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday. A reception and prize announcements will be held Monday, April […]

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Consider Study Abroad for 2015

Are you interested in leading a study abroad program for NOVA in 2015? Any faculty member who would like to consider leading a study abroad program in 2015 must fill out the Intent to Lead a Study Abroad form. Even if you have led a NOVA study abroad program in the past, you are still required to submit […]

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Flyers: April 7, 2014

Flyers: April 14, 2014

Click read more to view all of the flyers from this week’s edition.

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