Ramunda Young, Barbara Lash and Cris Sparks-Early

Manassas Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, the Manassas Campus unveiled a canvas mural created by internationally known Mexican artist Nicolas de Jesus. When de Jesus visited the Manassas Campus in October 2012, he invited students, faculty and staff to help paint a mural on the patio outside Howsmon Hall. Dozens of people participated in the project […]

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Gert Heslin, Amabiseh Osong, Pearson Buasen and Michael Williams

Loudoun Helps Salute Military, Veterans and Families

On September 27, the American Legion hosted an event to honor military service members, both past and present, in Loudoun County. Loudoun Campus staff attended the Saturday event at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn, Virginia. Various veteran service organizations, including representatives from the Department of Veterans Affairs, were on hand to help connect veterans […]

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Impact of Same-Sex Ruling on Commonwealth Health Benefits

The Commonwealth of Virginia now legally recognizes same-sex marriages. Employees/participants who become legally married must submit a health enrollment request to enroll or add a spouse and other eligible dependents within 60 days of the marriage. Eligible employees/participants whose same-sex marriage occurred prior to October 6, 2014, have until Thursday, December 4, 2014, to submit […]

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Nigerian Delegates

Loudoun Hosts Delegation of Nigerian Educators

On September 17, Loudoun Campus faculty hosted a group of academic leaders from Nigeria. The Nigerian provosts and deputy provosts traveled to the United States for leadership training and spent a week studying various types of higher education institutions in the U.S. In addition to NOVA’s Loudoun Campus, the group visited George Mason University and […]

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Marty Essen

Travel Author Appears at Manassas Campus

On September 30, Manassas Student Life hosted a writing workshop for students followed by a multimedia presentation by travel author Marty Essen. Essen’s first presentation, “Cool Careers in Writing,” covered how to write a book, work with an editor, find an agent and get a publishing deal. Students asked questions about writing for various publications, […]

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Veterinary Technology Program Holds Open House at Loudoun

Do you know someone who is interested in a career caring for animals? Do you know that NOVA has a state-of-the-art Veterinary Technology Program complete with surgical suite and post-surgery monitoring area? The Loudoun Campus offers a full-time on-campus program and an online cohort program. The Veterinary Technology Program will have an Open House on […]

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“The Man in the Bowler Hat” at the Fisher Art Gallery

“The Man in the Bowler Hat” at the Fisher Art Gallery

“The Man in the Bowler Hat” by Michelle Rogers will be on display at the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery from Friday, October 10 to Sunday, November 9. An opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, October 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an artist’s talk at 4:00 p.m. […]

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Science Seminar: “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory”

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, October 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater, Annandale Campus. Dr. Peter Williams, who teaches physics and astronomy at NOVA, will present “The Sun: Our Very Own Stellar Laboratory.” Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the […]

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NOVA Scholarship Awareness Fair

The Alexandria Campus Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Committee is pleased to present a Scholarship Fair on Thursday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria in the Bisdorf Building. Students will learn about the scholarships offered by NOVA and the Liberal Arts Division. They will also be introduced […]

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ELI Announces October TOTAL Workshops

NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute (ELI) announces its October Topics in Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL) workshops: Start Date Workshop Title Length of Workshop October 27 Establishing Social Presence 3 weeks Using Best Practices in Online Teaching 4 weeks VCCS Blackboard Basics 3 weeks The TOTAL professional development workshops are intended for faculty who teach (or […]

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CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

CETL to Offer Flipped Classroom Workshop

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning invites you to join the Manassas faculty for “We Flipped! Will You?” This Faculty Focus Series workshop will offer interactive strategies for an inverted classroom. Laura Jean Bhadra and Maryellen Ryan will be the presenters. Workshop dates are October 24, November 14, January 23, March 6 and April 3 […]

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NOVA Math Contest Series for Fall 2014

Please help spread the word to students that the NOVA Math Contest Series Fall 2014 is approaching. All NOVA students are welcome and the series is open to students at all mathematics levels. Registration is free and there will be prizes. Students will compete against their NOVA peers and other colleges nationwide. The Annandale Campus […]

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Open Enrollment: Optional Retirement Plan Provider Changes

Participants in the Optional Retirement Plan for Higher Education (ORPHE) may change providers during Open Enrollment between October 1 and October 31. The two providers available are Fidelity Investments and TIAA-CREF. Administrative and investment fees vary between the two providers. Participants should read the Open Enrollment Notice to Higher Education Participants found at www.varetire.org under “Publications” for […]

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Take Back the Night

Flyers: October 13, 2014

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