Archive | February 18, 2013
Provost Roger Ramsammy

Leadership Prince William Hosts Education Session at Manassas

On January 26, the Manassas Campus was the 2013 host site for the education session of Leadership Prince William. Every year, the class of business leaders and professionals come together to discuss the state of education in Prince William County, one of nine intensive sessions throughout the program year. This year’s opening keynote address was […]

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Society of Physics Students

Majewski’s Physics Students Win National Recognition Again

NOVA’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students, a national professional organization of students, has won a competition for 2013 Sigma Pi Sigma Undergraduate Research Award. Sigma Pi Sigma is the national physics honor society which operates within the American Institute of Physics. Dr. Walerian Majewski established the NOVA SPS Chapter in 1990 and has […]

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Senior Citizen Registration

NVCCEF Provides Funding for Senior Registration Programs

Effective fall 2012, the Alexandria Campus received a $1,500 grant from the NVCC Educational Foundation to underwrite costs associated with the fall and spring Senior Registration Programs. On the first day of each semester, Virginia residents who are 60 years or older may take college-level courses if they meet the qualifications stipulated in the College […]

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Bob Hull

Former Legislator Named Annandale Campus Community Outreach Specialist

Robert D. “Bob” Hull, a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, was recently named Community Outreach Specialist for the Annandale Campus. “I am pleased that Bob has accepted this position,” said Annandale Provost Barbara Saperstone. “He brings not only a deep understanding of the diverse communities around the Annandale campus but also an […]

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NOVA Manassas Hosts First Adjunct Recruitment Fair

The Manassas Campus was abuzz as professionals interested in teaching at NOVA attended two Adjunct Recruitment Fairs held in Parrish Hall. On February 2, nearly 100 people from across the area came to learn about NOVA-Manassas by talking to current faculty in their area of interest. On February 5, another 50 professionals attended. Interested candidates […]

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NOVA Lactation Room

New Lactation Room Open in CG Building at Annandale

To provide an opportunity for breast-feeding mothers to use breast pumps in a private setting during the work week, a Lactation Room has been opened on the Annandale Campus in CG 406, above the library. “We took an existing office and renovated it to provide a home-like setting for lactating mothers that we think will […]

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NOVA Loudoun Campus

Loudoun Campus Hosted Water Series

Last semester, Dr. Gillian Backus organized a seminar series on “Thirsty for More: The Future of Water and You.” The series informed faculty, staff, students and the public about the impact of water across curricula. The free lectures occurred every Wednesday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. throughout the fall semester. Special thanks to these fantastic speakers: […]

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NOVA Honors Program Invites You to Hear Cameron McWhirter

The NOVA Honors Program is hosting guest speaker Cameron McWhirter, author of “Red Summer: The Summer of 1919” and the “Awakening of Black America,” on Tuesday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m. in room 196 of the Bisdorf Building on the Alexandria Campus. McWhirter is a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal. The event is part […]

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CETL Leading Voices Event: Dr. Ken Bain, Speaker

You are cordially invited to attend an event featuring  Dr. Ken Bain Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs University of the District of Columbia and author of “What the Best College Teachers Do” Event Details: February 22 Loudoun Campus 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Event Title: “What the Best College Teachers (And Students) Do.” […]

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Sonia Sanchez

Poet Sonia Sanchez to Appear at Manassas Campus

On February 25 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., the Manassas Campus will host “An Evening with Sonia Sanchez” in Colgan Theater. The event is free and open to the public with free parking in the student parking lots (Lot B). Sanchez is a renowned poet and prolific writer. She is the author of more than […]

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Interdisciplinary Black History Month Celebration

The Division of Liberal Arts at the Alexandria Campus will present a Black History Month Celebration on Wednesday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall. The event will feature the Kathy Harty Gray Dancers, students and faculty of the college reading poetry, NOVA Jazz Band, and NOVA Community Chorus. Special […]

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Alexandria Campus Black & Women’s History Months Events

The Alexandria Campus Diversity Committee and Honors Program presents: THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION (1863) AND THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON FOR JOBS & FREEDOM (1963) Keynote Speaker: A’Lelia Bundles President of the Foundation for the National Archives Monday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Bisdorf 196 RED SUMMER AND THE AWAKENING OF BLACK AMERICA Presented by author […]

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Mileage Rate Increase for 2013

Effective January 1, 2013, the mileage rate for personally owned vehicles increased from 55.5 cents per mile to 56.5 cents per mile. Please be aware of the following regulations: As of January 1, 2013, the personal mileage rate is 56.5 cents per mile if your travel is local or your trip averages 100 miles per […]

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Awards Committee Accepting Nominations

The Awards Committee is now considering nominations for the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Outstanding Service to the College Awards. The Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence is given each year to only one faculty member in the Virginia Community College system (VCCS) and provides the recipient with a $5,000 check. Nominees must have a minimum […]

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Flyers: February 18, 2013

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