Archive | July 16, 2012

Rebecca Kamen Gives New Meaning to STEM Education

Community colleges rarely have an opportunity to lead changes in society and culture but NOVA is different. In fall 2010, NOVA Art Professor and 30-year veteran faculty member Rebecca Kamen began to share her gifts for visualization of science through art with the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond. She applied for and won a Chancellor’s […]

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Industry Sponsors Geospatial Leaders Program

Dr. Michael Krimmer, program head for Geospatial Studies at the Reston Center, has developed a partnership between NOVA, BAE Systems, SAIC and the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to underwrite NOVA’s Geospatial Leaders Summer Workshop. In its second year, the program is aimed at introducing high school students to GIS, remote sensing and GPS. Students […]

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Workforce Dev. Accepts Chamber of Commerce Award

On June 20, the Prince William Chamber of Commerce presented Vice President of Workforce Development William Gary with the Chamber’s Partner Award. The award was presented at the Chamber’s member meeting held at Harbour View in Woodbridge, Virginia. Workforce Development Project Manager Ron Beckwith, Woodbridge Dean of Students Michael Turner and Business Development Specialist Michael […]

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Annandale Welcomes Shaunda Durham

Shaunda Durham recently joined the Annandale Campus Learning and Technology Resources unit as the new supervisor of the Oral Communication Center.  Durham has worked in higher education since 2001 serving as a program coordinator, student affairs coordinator, academic advisor and CST adjunct faculty member. Durham is an Army veteran who has traveled and lived in […]

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NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra Concert

The NOVA-Annandale Symphony Orchestra will perform “A Summer Pops Concert” on Sunday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ernst Center Theater on the Annandale Campus. A highlight of the concert will be George Gershwin’s exhilarating “Rhapsody in Blue,” played by conductor Christopher Johnston.  Also on the program will be Gershwin’s “An American in Paris,” […]

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Prince William Community Band Presents ‘A Salute to Broadway’ July 28 at Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater

The Prince William Community Band will present a free show at 8 p.m. July 28 at the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater at the Manassas Campus. For “A Salute to Broadway,” Band Director Ed Jones assembled a program of songs from famous shows, suitable for audiences of all ages. The Prince William Community Band fosters music […]

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Second Annual Common Reader Program

This summer, Extended Learning Institute (ELI) is planning its Second Annual Common Reader Program. Common Readers have become popular as part of the first year experience at many residential colleges but ELI’s program is unique to a distance learning environment. The 2012 ELI Common Reader selection is “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca […]

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