NOVA Celebrates 49th Commencement

NOVA Celebrates 49th Commencement

NOVA held its 49th Commencement with two graduation ceremonies on May 17. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe was the speaker for the General Commencement at 2:00 p.m., and Dr. Stacey Ocander of Metropolitan Community College (Omaha, Nebraska) addressed attendees at the Health Professions Commencement at 7:00 p.m. Due to capacity at the George Mason University’s Patriot Center, […]

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TILT Hosts Inaugural Digital Learning Day for Maturals

TILT Hosts Inaugural Digital Learning Day for Maturals

Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT), formerly Instructional Support and Development, is a division of the Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) Division. On May 1, TILT hosted its first Digital Learning Day for the Maturals, lifelong-learning senior citizens. Cyber Seniors participated in breakout sessions to learn about Facebook, Twitter, iPad basics, navigating the computer/Internet […]

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Alexandria Celebrates Cinco de Mayo With Helping Hands Fundraiser

Alexandria Celebrates Cinco de Mayo With Helping Hands Fundraiser

The Alexandria Campus hosted an end-of-semester fundraiser to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and help raise money for the Helping Hands Fund. Faculty and staff gave donations for the celebratory-themed nacho and taco bar. The Campus community, including NOVA Police who provided moral support, helped raise over $500. The primary purpose of Helping Hands is to provide […]

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Majewski and Students Present at the National Convocation

Majewski and Students Present at the National Convocation

Annandale Physics Professor Walerian Majewski was invited to participate at the National Academy of Sciences’ (NAS) Convocation on Integrating Discovery-Based Research into the Undergraduate Curriculum, May 11 to 13. Majewski was among a group of 50 faculty experts in early undergraduate research from 30 universities and four community colleges nationwide invited to develop a consensus paper to […]

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TRiP Students Receive Network Technician Certificates

TRiP Students Receive Network Technician Certificates

Six Technology Retraining internship Program (TRiP) students recently received their Network Technician Certificates. TRiP started in 1998 and is designed for people who want to try their hand at IT. They pay for one course at a time and if they like the program, students continue on toward the completion of the 168-hour program. Registration for one […]

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Alexandria Recognizes Leaders at Awards Program

Alexandria Recognizes Leaders at Awards Program

The Alexandria Campus Student Life Office hosted the annual Alexandria Student Leadership Awards Program on April 30. The program recognizes student organizations, student leaders and organization advisors for their accomplishments during the academic year. Nominations were accepted for both organization awards and student leader awards. Organization awards included Program of the Year, Interest Group of […]

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TOTAL Workshops Available

NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute (ELI) announces its schedule of Topics in Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL) workshops for the summer semester:   Start Date Workshop Title Length of workshop June 1 Blackboard Basics    3 weeks Writing Directions    2 weeks Designing Meaningful Discussion Activities    3 weeks June 22 Using Best Practices in Online Teaching   […]

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June 15: 10 Years of Nature Photography Day

June 15: 10 Years of Nature Photography Day

Annandale English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor Shirley Nuhn helped spearhead the national observance of Nature Photography Day in 2006, through the North American Nature Photography Association. “Students and I have often gone out to explore the natural world on or near June 15,” Nuhn said. Year round, she finds that her ESL students […]

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Career Representatives Needed for Pathway Connection

The Pathway Connection (PC) Program is searching for career representatives to participate in a College and Career Fair hosted for high school students in Fairfax County Public Schools and Arlington Public Schools. Pathway Connection is a college and career readiness program for 10th and 11th grade students who would like additional support in preparing for post-secondary education. This […]

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Brian Williams’ “The Lonely Drone” at the Fisher Art Gallery

Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Gallery is featuring “The Lonely Drone,” oil paintings on aluminum by Brian Williams, through Sunday, July 12. For “The Lonely Drone,” Williams’ oil paintings on aluminum bring to mind imagery of earthly horizons that could conceivably be captured by an unmanned aerial vehicle. Williams wants the viewer to […]

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Applying for Funding Through the AANAPISI Program

NOVA is currently considered an Asian-American, Native American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) institution as a result of an earlier application for eligibility. NOVA is now applying to participate for funding in the U.S. Department of Education’s AANAPISI Program to expand its outreach into the Asian, Asian-American, Native-American, and Pacific Islander and high needs, low-income populations in […]

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Flyers: May 26, 2015

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