Archive | December 16, 2013
Woodbridge Campus Thanksgiving Celebration Potluck

Woodbridge Campus Thanksgiving Celebration Potluck

The Woodbridge Campus Dean of Students, Michael Turner, and the Global Studies Committee hosted a Thanksgiving celebration on November 26. International and American students united to participate in the traditions and fun of the Thanksgiving holiday. Turner fully supported the event and even came to serve cake to the students. Provost, Sam Hill, also showed his support for the […]

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NOVA Hosts Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Workshop

On November 10, the NOVA Massage Therapy Program hosted a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Workshop in the Woodbridge Campus Theater. This day-long workshop was designed to promote an understanding of PTSD and to present a simple treatment method called the NOVA-S Method, a therapy that can be used by caregivers and massage therapists. The workshop presenters included […]

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Awards Committee Now Accepting Applications

Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Grant Awards

The members of the Professional Development Sub-Committee would like to thank everyone who submitted application proposals for Adjunct Faculty Professional Development Grants. Twelve projects were selected for funding in FY 2014. Recipients were selected based on Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Paul Lee Grant selection criteria. In addition, the committee authorized more Professional Development funds […]

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Faculty and Students Visit National Gallery of Art

Faculty and Students Visit National Gallery of Art

On December 7, to celebrate the end of the semester, the Alexandria Spanish American Latin Student Association (S.A.L.S.A.) organized a trip to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. S.A.L.S.A. members and faculty co-sponsor, Martha Davis, enjoyed a Spanish-language tour of the masterpieces of the West Wing’s permanent exhibit. From the museum’s Argentine docent, they […]

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Two New Full-Time Employees Start at the Annandale Campus

Two New Full-Time Employees Start at the Annandale Campus

On November 11, the Annandale Campus welcomed two employees who moved up from the part-time status to full-time careers at NOVA. Jim Buecheler is now a geology program assistant in the Math, Science and Engineering division and will be supporting adjunct faculty members. For three years, he worked as a P-14 in the geology program and […]

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PUP Conference Registration is Open

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 is an exciting […]

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Help End Domestic Violence With HopeLine From Verizon

Join with Verizon and the NOVA Alumni Federation to help prevent domestic violence by donating surplus wireless phones and accessories in any condition from any service provider to HopeLine from Verizon. Through December 20, drop off your used/damaged cell phone donation at the following campus locations: • Annandale Campus Counseling Office – CA Building and […]

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Manassas Exhibit Features Ceramics by Jessica Gardner

Manassas Exhibit Features Ceramics by Jessica Gardner

Jessica Gardner is displaying her ceramic sculptures in the Manassas Campus Colgan Hall Art Gallery through January 31. A reception to meet the artist will be held in the gallery space on January 22 at 12:00 p.m. Gardner uses ceramic figures and interactive toys in her sculptures to trigger playful memories. She also incorporates second-hand children’s clothing. […]

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The Intersection of Art and Science

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) faculty learning community invites you to an exhibition where art and science intersect. Offered as Supervised Study 299: The Creative Mind, the course is managed by a team of NOVA faculty who are interested in exploring the connections between […]

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VRS Transitions to New Record Keeper for 457 Plan

In January 2014, VRS will change record keepers from ING to ICMA-RC for the Commonwealth of Virginia 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. ICMA-RC was founded in 1972, serving approximately 9,000 public-sector plans and more than 1 million participant accounts, with $46 billion in assets. ICMA-RC currently serves more than 140 political subdivision employers in Virginia. Visit […]

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Veteran Peer Specialists Provide Advice and Support

‘We Are Virginia Veterans’ has expanded its partnership with NOVA for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters. NOVA now has a veteran peer specialist from the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program on every NOVA campus. Peer Specialists Ryan O’Neal and Than Naing are combat veterans who understand the challenging transition from military life to the […]

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Flyers: December 16, 2013

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