Archive | October 28, 2013
Annandale ATD Sponsors Student Success Week

Annandale ATD Sponsors Student Success Week

During the first week of October, the Annandale Achieving the Dream (ATD) team sponsored Annandale Student Success Week with three highly successful activities. These activities were a student video contest, a student resource fair and a celebration of alumni success. In response to the video contest theme “How does NOVA help you invest in your future,” students […]

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Larry Stout Recognized for Years of Service

Larry Stout Recognized for Years of Service

Earlier this year, the Annandale Campus Business and Public Services Division formally recognized Larry Stout for his excellence in teaching, and for his dedication to students and the College for more than 37 years. Stout is a dedicated professor who enjoys the challenge of teaching, working with students and interacting with NOVA faculty and staff. […]

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Faculty and Students Join in the Green Apple Day of Service

Faculty and Students Join in the Green Apple Day of Service

The Alexandria Green Club and NOVA faculty had a very successful volunteer event on September 27. The group cut bamboo, an invasive species, from the Campus to make a bamboo fence for the new garden. The garden will be planted in spring 2014 and will provide hands-on education for botany, biology and environmental science students. Bamboo […]

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Balbuena Appointed to Visit Fairfax Board

Balbuena Appointed to Visit Fairfax Board

Ken Balbuena (CS) of the Marketing and Communications Office was recently appointed and confirmed to represent the Braddock District as a board member of the Fairfax County Convention and Visitors Corporation. More frequently known as Visit Fairfax, the Corporation is the official convention and visitors bureau of Fairfax County. According to its mission statement, the […]

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Alexandria Lyceum Host Event on the Philippine-American War

Alexandria Lyceum Host Event on the Philippine-American War

In cooperation with Kabihasnan, the Alexandria Campus Filipino-American student organization, the NOVA-Alexandria Lyceum hosted a presentation on the Philippine-American War by Santiago “Sonny” Busa, a visiting professor of international relations at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Students, faculty and members of the Filipino-American community were in attendance and they took an active part in the […]

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NOVA Faculty Congratulate Forensics Team

The NOVA Forensics Team kicked off the 2013-14 season of intercollegiate competition in speech, debate and literature performance events quite memorably this month. The first tournament of the season was October 5 to 6 for the George Mason University, “Virginia is For Lovers Swing.” Representing NOVA at this prestigious event were two first-year NOVA competitors. […]

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NOVA Welcomes New Intramural and Recreation Specialist

NOVA Welcomes New Intramural and Recreation Specialist

NOVA welcomes Cecil Jackson as the intramural and recreation specialist. Jackson comes to NOVA from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) where he served as the intramural coordinator. In addition, he served as a graduate assistant with the Athletic Media Relations office working with UNCP’s video and audio streaming operations. Jackson has a […]

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“Our Town” Coming to Woodbridge

The NOVA Woodbridge Theatre Group will present their first production in the new Blackbox Theatre, “Our Town,” a Thornton Wilder’s Universal American Classic. There is a free preview on Thursday, November 7 at 3:00 p.m. Other performances include: Thursday, November 7 at 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 8 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 9 at 2:00 […]

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“Manhattan Overwhelms the Night” at the Fisher Gallery

“Manhattan Overwhelms the Night” at the Fisher Gallery

The Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Gallery is proud to present Robert Gilbert’s “Manhattan Overwhelms the Night” from Friday, November 15 to Sunday, December 15, with a reception on Friday, November 15 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The gallery is located in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at […]

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Understanding PTSD in Theory and Practice

Understanding PTSD in Theory and Practice

Have you heard about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? If you have wanted to learn more, please join the unique team of healthcare professionals, veterans and massage therapists for a day of training about PTSD. For the first time, the presenters will come together to share their knowledge about the impact, symptoms and treatment for […]

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Fall 2013 Student Learning Outcomes Workshops

Beginning mid-October, the Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment will be offering a series of faculty workshops on writing effective learning outcomes, designing assessment methods, gathering and summarizing assessment results and analyzing learning outcomes to improve and enhance student learning. Each workshop is 90 minutes and provides information, examples and hands-on practice useful for assessing and […]

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Woodbridge-Art Faculty Exhibition

An exhibition of works by Woodbridge art faculty will be displayed at The Gallery at NOVA-Woodbridge (Arts & Sciences Building, Room 123) until November 16. The exhibition includes works in photography, video, painting and sculpture by full-time and adjunct Woodbridge art faculty. Participating faculty include Erin Devine, Rosemary Gallick, Eric Garner, Zac Jackson, Lauren Jacobs, Allison Long, Elizabeth […]

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Lauren Jacobs’ Sculptures Exhibition at Manassas

Lauren Jacobs’ Sculptures Exhibition at Manassas

During the month of October, the Manassas Campus will host an exhibition of artwork by adjunct Lauren Jacobs titled “In Which We Reside,” the show features mixed media sculptures. A lifelong lover of mythopoetic narrative, Jacobs uses surrealism to discuss links between body, emotion, wilderness and architecture in her art. “Because our experiences of the world come […]

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Diviner's Vessels

Anne Bouie’s “Sacred Earth, Healing Water” Exhibition

At the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Gallery, Anne Bouie’s “Sacred Earth, Healing Water” will be on exhibition until November 11. This is an exhibition of mixed media and assemblage work. The Fisher Art Gallery is located in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus. Gallery hours are […]

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President’s Sabbatical Award

December 1 is the deadline for applications for the President’s Sabbatical Award. This award is a golden opportunity to receive a semester sabbatical with full pay and benefits. In the past, recipients have used the sabbatical to write books, compose music, develop art exhibits, and devise new and inventive teaching strategies. The sabbatical is not intended […]

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Chancellor’s Faculty Programs Applications Available

NOVA faculty members have consistently distinguished themselves by winning the top teaching awards. This year the College nominee for the prestigious SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award is Callan Bentley. Now is the time for eligible faculty to consider applying for two other opportunities. The Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship Program provides paid leave and tuition assistance for doctoral degrees in […]

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"Our Town" flyer

Flyers: October 28, 2013

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