Archive | November 11, 2013
CETL Invites You to Join the STEAM Faculty Learning Community

PUP Conference Registration Is Open

The Ninth Annual Power UP your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference is open for registration. All faculty and professional staff are cordially invited. The theme for the 2014 PUP Conference is the “21st Century of Teaching & Learning.” It will be held on January 8 and 9 on the Annandale Campus, with the Cluster Meetings as part of the agenda. There […]

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Loudoun Faculty Host Partners for Exchange Program

Loudoun Faculty Host Partners for Exchange Program

Two Loudoun Campus faculty members hosted professors from other countries from October 14 to 26 in conjunction with the VACIE/VCCS International Faculty Exchange Program. Geography Professor Barbara Crain hosted Kwame Baah-Korang, a mathematician from Sunyani Polytechnic in Ghana, while CST Professor Josh Pachter hosted Jolanka Timp, an art and drama teacher from the ROC ID […]

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NOVA Completes Regional Geospatial Skills Survey

NOVA Completes Regional Geospatial Skills Survey

NOVA recently hosted a two-day workshop to identify the core duties and tasks of geospatial analysts in the northern Virginia region. The nine expert panel members represented not-for-profit firms, small companies, defense-related industry and county and federal government agencies. The workshop was facilitated by John Johnson, a well-recognized expert in the DACUM process. DACUM is […]

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A Steampunk Halloween Celebration at the Annandale Library

A Steampunk Halloween Celebration at the Annandale Library

What is Steampunk? That is what staff members at the Annandale Campus Library have been answering since they set up a temporary display in the lobby area at the beginning of October. According to the Steampunk Bible, “it’s simultaneously retro and forward-looking in nature … it evokes a sense of adventure and discovery and … it […]

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Manassas Campus Hosts Author Michael Arnzen

Manassas Campus Hosts Author Michael Arnzen

On October 25 and 26, Manassas Campus students were treated to a reading and workshop by Bram Stoker award-winning author Michael Arnzen. On Friday evening, Arnzen performed readings from his short fiction collection “100 Jolts” and his poetry collection “The Gorelets Omnibus.” Following the reading, attendees had the opportunity for one-on-one interaction with the author at a book signing. […]

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Loudoun Campus Intercultural Film Series a Success

Loudoun Campus Intercultural Film Series a Success

On October 23, the Loudoun Campus Intercultural Film Series attracted 150 students and faculty members to a showing of the 1995 film “My Family/Mi Familia.”  The film, which deals with the generational experiences of a Mexican-American family in Los Angeles, was introduced by Loudoun History Professor Alton Carroll, whose engaging insights guided the audience to a better appreciation of the film. Thank you to all […]

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Three New Hires Headed to Pitney Bowes

Three New Hires Headed to Pitney Bowes

On October 25, NOVA welcomed three new full-time employees who are all headed to work in different departments at the Pitney Bowes office building in Annandale. Two of the three new hires have been working for the College as P-14 employees for some time. Sean Pek has worked in the Call Center for three years […]

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Manassas Faculty and Honor Students See “Romeo & Juliet”

Manassas Faculty and Honor Students See “Romeo & Juliet”

On October 25, Dr. Jean Goodine (MA) and six honors students enjoyed a spirited performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo & Juliet” at the Folger Theater in Washington, D.C. Most of the students who attended the play are enrolled in the Renaissance Culture Honors Seminar and the Renaissance attitude toward women was one of the focal points […]

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NOVA Awarded ASPRS Chapter

NOVA Awarded ASPRS Chapter

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) recently awarded a charter to NOVA’s student chapter. ASPRS is the nation’s foremost professional society for remote sensing.  NOVA is now home to one of the first community college ASPRS chapters in the nation. “Our ASPRS chapter offers students tremendous professional networking and personal development opportunities,” […]

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GIS Project Causes Conference Buzz

GIS Project Causes Conference Buzz

On October 28 to 30, Gustavo Zastrow (GIS Career Studies Certificate) presented results of his aerial imagery project at the CaGIS/ASPRS remote sensing conference in San Antonio, Texas. Zastrow’s work photographing the Loudoun Campus from a tethered weather balloon generated a lot of interest among conference attendees. “Gustavo’s project demonstrated the convergence of many different […]

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Manassas to Host Seventh Annual Neighborhood Conference

The City of Manassas will hold its seventh annual Neighborhood Conference at a new venue this year. On Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Manassas Campus will host the community-wide event along with several other area organizations and education centered institutions. Doors will open at 9:00 a.m. for refreshments and networking. The Neighborhood […]

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CETL Invites You to Join the STEAM Faculty Learning Community

CETL Workshop & Talk – Registration Open

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the NOVA Sustainability Office are very proud to announce an event where pedagogical practices are seen in the context of civic issues and environmental sustainability. You do not want to miss it! “How We Learn on Campus Tells Us About Life Issues in Our Larger […]

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Eric Garner Paintings on Display at Manassas

Eric Garner Paintings on Display at Manassas

Paintings by Fine Arts Adjunct Eric Garner are on display at the Manassas Campus until November 26. A reception to meet Garner will be held November 13 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the exhibit space on the first floor of Colgan Hall. Garner’s work reflects an interest in patterning and visual systems, with influences ranging from […]

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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. Remaining performances include: Thursday, November 14 at 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Friday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 16 at 2:00 p.m. The production is free for NOVA and Prince […]

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Science Seminar: A Unique Environmental, Musical Event

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a NOVA environmental science and musical event. Please join us for an ecologically themed concert featuring music reflecting on the environment performed by Dr. Jonathan D. Kolm and vocalist Katherine Riddle. In addition, Dr. Jayant A. Sathaye will present an environment-themed lecture, “Climate Change Mitigation and Impacts: Technologies and Policies.” The talk will […]

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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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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, […]

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Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Grant FY2014

NOVA’s Professional Development Committee is pleased to announce the availability of professional development grants for adjunct faculty members who teach at least one course at the College during the 2013-2014 academic year. The maximum grant award is $1,500 (less FICA, federal and state income tax if applicable). Applicants may submit more than one proposal; however, only […]

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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 for […]

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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: November 11, 2013

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