Archive | June 18, 2012

President Templin Speaks at Education Summit

On May 16, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce held its annual Education Summit, an event that focuses on education successes in the county and highlights education challenges and trends. At the event, the Chamber presented President Robert G. Templin, Jr. and SySTEMic Solutions Director Amy Harris with a signed partnership agreement between the Chamber […]

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Semmler Surpasses $700,000 Donation Milestone

On Wednesday, May 16, Dr. Richard Semmler, mathematics professor at the Annandale Campus, was recognized by the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation (NVCCEF) at a reception in his honor. President Robert G. Templin, Jr., Provost Barbara Saperstone, Dean Abe Eftekhari and NVCCEF Education Director John Ruffino congratulated Semmler on giving more than $700,000 in […]

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Apple Federal Credit Union and NOVA Announce Collaboration

On May 22, Apple Federal Credit Union CEO Larry Kelly and President Robert G. Templin Jr. announced a new collaboration that will provide scholarship opportunities to students in the Pathway to the Baccalaureate program. The announcement took place at a special breakfast honoring Apple FCU scholarship recipients at the Waterford at Fair Oaks. “The $48,000 […]

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Sheriff Lawhorne Proudly Graduates from NOVA

For Alexandria Sheriff Dana Lawhorne, a 36-year goal was recently accomplished. After starting his degree in 1976, Lawhorne was only five classes short when he left NOVA in 1979. On May 12, he finally graduated from NOVA. In a June 8 article in the Alexandria Gazette Packet, he noted, “It’s nagged at me my whole […]

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Anitza San Miguel Discusses Education with Escúchame

An organization dedicated to promoting Latinas recently interviewed Dr. Anitza San Miguel, biology (MA), about the importance of education. “I’m really proud of where I stand today as a professor at Northern Virginia Community College,” she told Escúchame. “Now I can inspire students.” To read the full interview, go to Interview with Dr. Anitza San […]

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First Annual ELI Spring Fling

The Extended Learning Institute’s (ELI) first annual Spring Fling was held Thursday, April 19 at Woodbridge Campus and it was a great success. Both students and faculty were invited to enjoy free food and games and to learn about what ELI has to offer. Caricature artists, a DJ, and basketball stations were provided for students […]

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Shigehisa Attends STARTALK’s Leadership Institute

Assistant Professor of Japanese Takako Shigehisa (AL) was chosen to participate in the STARTALK Excellence In Leadership Institute which took place June 1 to 5 at the University of Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the Penn Center for Foreign Language Teaching and Learning with Technology, the institute accepted only five candidates from each of six critical languages:  […]

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Leave Sharing Request

Marya Johnson (AN) has requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form by copying the following URL into your web browser: http://www.nvcc.edu/faculty-and-staff/human-resources/hr-forms/leave-sharing.html. Please complete the form by printing and submitting it to Human Resources by fax to 703.323.3155. Leave must […]

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Special Enrollment for Medical Flexible Reimbursement Accounts

State employees have been offered a Special Enrollment period from June 7 until June 22 to enroll in or make changes to a Medical Flexible Reimbursement Account. Guidance from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on May 30 and conversations between the Department of Human Resource Management and IRS officials confirmed that the federal health […]

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Bull Run Cloggers present ‘The Patriotic Rhythm of America’ June 30 at Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater

The Bull Run Cloggers will perform a free show Saturday, June 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater at the Manassas Campus. “The Patriotic Rhythm of America” will salute the United States through a performance highlighting patriotic tunes as well as routines that demonstrate the heritage of traditional Appalachian clogging. The Manassas-based […]

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