Save the Date for 2014 Fall Convocation

Save the Date for 2014 Fall Convocation

All faculty are invited to the 2014 Fall Convocation on Monday, August 18 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. The day will begin with a continental breakfast followed by presentations starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Ernst Theater. President Robert G. Templin, Jr., will give […]

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Alexandria Groundbreaking for New Academic Building

Alexandria Groundbreaking for New Academic Building

NOVA’s Alexandria Campus has been looking forward to the new academic building coming in 2015. The Groundbreaking Ceremony was a success with more than 50 guests in attendance. The new three-story 80,000-square-foot academic building will be a state-of-the-art facility, which will incorporate several key elements such as transparent spaces, flexible uses and a visually exciting architectural […]

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NOVA Attends Achieving the Dream Inaugural Forum

NOVA Attends Achieving the Dream Inaugural Forum

Vice President George Gabriel, Deborah Rosen, Mark Mannheimer, Keri Bowman and Christina Hubbard attended the Achieving the Dream (ATD) “Working Families Support Network” (WFSN) Inaugural Forum in Indianapolis from June 22 to 24. NOVA will implement an approach to the WFSN strategy beginning this summer in connection with ATD, Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and three […]

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Loudoun Assistant Dean Participates in Dutch Exchange Program

Loudoun Assistant Dean Participates in Dutch Exchange Program

Fresh from a two-week faculty exchange at a community college in the Netherlands, Josh Pachter, Loudoun assistant dean of the Communication Studies and Theater Program, said he returned with a renewed appreciation for the NOVA faculty’s results-oriented approach of challenging students to learn. “The key thing I brought home with me was an affirmation that […]

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NOVA Congratulates Student-Athletes’ Academic Success

NOVA Congratulates Student-Athletes’ Academic Success

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has recognized three NOVA student-athletes for their outstanding scholastic achievements. Greg Gowdy, a sophomore from Alpine, Utah, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic honor earning the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence with a perfect 4.0 GPA. He was a two-year member of NOVA’s men’s lacrosse team and started in […]

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Annandale Bids Fond Farewell to Two Stalwart Employees

Annandale Bids Fond Farewell to Two Stalwart Employees

On June 20, a retirement party was held by the Annandale Building and Grounds Department for Annandale Facilities Manager Michael Marshall and electrician Giovanni Ladaga, whose combined service to NOVA spans more than four decades. It was fitting that the celebration was held in the Facilities Grounds Shop on campus. “They have made a positive impact on this […]

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“NOVA in FOCUS: Open Educational Resources” on NOVA TV

“NOVA in FOCUS: Open Educational Resources” on NOVA TV

The NOVA TV Center has just finished production and released “NOVA in FOCUS: Open Educational Resources.” Digital resources and smart devices are giving educators more tools to improve learning. Not just for the convenience of studying anytime and anywhere, these tools are giving educators the ability to shape their courses to meet students’ preferred learning […]

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Woodbridge Classified Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Woodbridge Classified Staff Appreciation Luncheon

The Woodbridge Campus held a Classified Staff Appreciation Luncheon on June 6. Hosted by the provost staff, the event’s summer beach theme allowed everyone from offices across the Campus to relax, mix and mingle. Classified staff enjoyed lunch, games, a photo area and gift bags. Provost Sam Hill addressed the staff and shared his appreciation […]

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Loudoun Acting Dean Delivers Keynote Graduation Address

Loudoun Acting Dean Delivers Keynote Graduation Address

Amid widespread area tornado watches and warnings on a Wednesday evening in mid-June, a crowd of eager graduates and their families filled the Stone Bridge High School auditorium. There, Joe Agnich, Loudoun acting dean of Natural and Applied Sciences, delivered the keynote address. He encouraged graduates and guests on their many paths to success. Drawing […]

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Arnold Selected for NEH Summer Institute

Arnold Selected for NEH Summer Institute

Adjunct Assistant Professor Vicki Arnold has been selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes. The Endowment is a federal agency that each summer supports these enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities and cultural institutions, so faculty can work in […]

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A Rust Library Tour

A Rust Library Tour

A group of library staff from the Annandale Campus Library arranged for a tour of the Rust Library, a branch of the Loudon County Public Library in Leesburg, Va. The main attraction was to witness the workings of the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) which allows patrons to print their own books. Titles available for printing […]

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Alexandria Participates in Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Alexandria Participates in Wreath-Laying Ceremony

The Alexandria Student Veterans Network participated in the Public Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on June 27. The Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is one of the nation’s most sacred shrines honoring veterans and their families who have sacrificed their lives for freedom. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National […]

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Great Expectations Mentoring Program

Flyers: July 14, 2014

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