Archive | March 25, 2013
SySTEMic Solutions Director Amy Harris (left) and Provost Roger Ramsammy

SYSTEMIC Solutions Donates $75,700 to Robotics Programs

Roboticon 2013 kicked off at Forest Park High School where 64 of the top middle school VEX Robotics teams competed to qualify for the VEX World Championship in Anaheim, California this April. SySTEMic Solutions, NOVA’s STEM outreach program, was at the event to provide support and to volunteer. Manassas Provost Roger Ramsammy and SySTEMic Solution […]

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Multivision Chief Operating Officer Ashwin Bharath

Helping Adult Learners Find the Path to Success

The Adult Career Pathways (ACP) program held two open house events, one at the Manassas Campus Innovation Park Center (MIP) on Saturday, March 9 and the other on Thursday, March 14 at the Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. Organized by ACP Project Manager Jennifer Pocai, the Career Training Open House events provided one stop […]

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Sunset photo by Dana Beltran

Vision and Tenacity Built a Beautiful Space at Loudoun

Upon entering Loudoun’s new library, students are amazed by the panoramic view but, more importantly, students feel comfortable in the library. “I feel drawn in at the library. It almost feels like home,” said Alfred J. Guillen-Escobari, president of Loudoun’s Student Government Association. This type of vision for design doesn’t just happen. Every decision was intentional. […]

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Lieutenant John Weinstein

MEC Hosts Classified Staff Cross Campus Day

Each year, various campuses host Classified Staff Cross Campus Day. This is an opportunity for classified staff to learn from professionals doing similar, or totally different, work on other campuses. This year for the first time, the MEC hosted its own Classified Staff Cross Campus Day on Thursday, March 14. The MEC’s largest classroom was […]

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Students at US Foods Show

Annandale Hospitality Management Maximizes the Break

The Hospitality Management Department at the Annandale Campus made good use of Spring Break to take culinary and hospitality students to two events. On Tuesday, March 12, Food Purchaser Sean McCarthy and Chef Mike Herbert took a group of five students to the U.S. Foods Company Food Show at the Waterford Conference Center in Springfield, […]

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NSMH Chapter

NOVA NSMH Chapter Sails the Tropics of Florida

National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) club advisor DeQuan Smith and 16 NOVA students attended the 24th annual NSMH Conference in Orlando, Florida. Over this three-day excursion, students were immersed in a culture that highlighted the emphasis on growth and development in creating and sustaining a career in the hospitality industry. Senior level representatives […]

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2013 NOVA Service Awards Luncheon

The NOVA Service Awards Luncheon honoring employees completing 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service with the Commonwealth of Virginia will be held on Friday, April 5 at the Waterford at Springfield located at 6715 Commerce Street, Springfield, Virginia. Social time (cash bar) will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch […]

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Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for Faculty

Back by popular demand! The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) presents the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Three sessions are remaining. Come to one or all! All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218) Please click here to register. […]

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Leonard J. Mills Memorial Lecture

The 2013 Leonard J. Mills Memorial Lecture will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25 in the CE Forum. The speaker will be Dr. George E. Vaillant, psychiatrist and professor at Harvard Medical School. Mark your calendars!

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Lyceum Event Featuring Guitarist and Composer Jose Lezcano

Two-time Grammy-nominated guitarist and composer Jose Manuel Lezcano, Keene State College professor of music, will present an evening of music and lecture at the Woodbridge Theater, room 120, on March 27 at 7:00 p.m. This multi-media presentation titled “The Guitar in Latin America: Continuities, Changes and Bicultural Strumming” will showcase the guitar in Latin America as an instrument […]

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You Are Invited to “Lincoln: The Man and the Film”

The “Lincoln: The Man and the Film” event on March 28 will start at 12:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Ernst Center, Annandale Campus, with a reception followed by a roundtable discussion beginning at 1:00 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are welcome for a special showing of the Academy Award nominated film “Lincoln” which will include […]

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Rethinking Learning in an Information Age

Event details: Dr. Ike Shibley Associate Professor of Chemistry and Science Program Coordinator Penn State Berks College Pennsylvania State University System March 29 9:00 am to 12:00 p.m. CE Seminar Rooms The pedagogical notion that students construct knowledge aligns with what is currently known about the neurobiology of learning. In this workshop, participants will examine […]

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Globalization Seminars at the Alexandria Campus

This spring the International Studies Committee of the Alexandria Campus is presenting several seminars on globalization. All events are free and open to all. All events will be held in the Bisdorf Building (“AA;” the room numbers are indicated below). Directions to the Alexandria Campus and campus maps available online: http://www.nvcc.edu/about-nova/maps-directions/alexandria/index.html “China’s Impact on Globalization” […]

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Nate Larson promotion

Photographer Nate Larson to Speak at the Woodbridge Campus in April

On April 3 at 7:00 p.m. in the Woodbridge Campus Theater (Room 120), Nate Larson will discuss his photography. Larson is primarily known for his collaboration with Rochester photographer Marni Shindelman on their GEOLOCATION project. Their work tracked geotag coordinates associated with Twitter tweets and pairs the text with a photograph of the originating site […]

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Student Lucy Tuboltuk

Photography and Media Program Presents Juried Student Show

The Photography and Media Program at Alexandria is pleased to present the 2013 Juried Student Photography and Media Show. When: Monday, March 25 to Wednesday, April 10 Tyler Gallery, Alexandria Campus All are welcome to attend the reception on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with an awards presentation at 6:00 p.m. […]

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Faculty of the Year invitation

Invitation to the Faculty of the Year Reception

The NVCC Alumni Federation Board of Governors cordially invites you to attend the 2013 Faculty of the Year Reception to be held in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center Forum on the Annandale Campus, Friday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. All nominees will receive a certificate and one faculty member from each campus will […]

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Health Benefits Update

Open Enrollment for health benefits and flexible spending accounts will be May 1 – 24, 2013. More information will be sent to employees by the Department of Human Resource Management in coming weeks. There are important changes to your benefits beginning July 1, 2013, so plan to attend the DHRM Open Enrollment Meeting on April […]

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Flyers: March 25, 2013

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