FERPA and the ADA Workshop

Presented by: Beth Harper, Executive VP of Student Services and Donna Patchett, Associate, Office of Legal Affairs

NOVA, Medical Education Campus, Room 152

March 30, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Open to all Faculty and Staff

Do you know what protected student information is under the law? Do you know what you can and cannot discuss with a student with a suspected disability? Protect your liability and learn the fine points of FERPA and ADA.

Cosponsored by NOVACares and the NOVA Counseling and Student Development Work Group, this is part of a monthly staff development series. Send workshop topic suggestions to: novacares@nvcc.edu.

NOVA makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation at a NOVA event, please submit your request in advance to disabilityservices@nvcc.edu.

Please sign up for the training through the NOVA Academy. Keyword: NOVACares

MaryAnn Raybuck: maraybuck@nvcc.edu.

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Phi Theta Kappa Induction Ceremony

Welcome to new members of Phi Theta Kappa.

Induction ceremony is Friday, March 27, 2015, NOVA Annandale CE Theatre, 7-9 p.m.

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Justin Martin to Launch Northern Virginia Review

Thursday, March 26, 2015, The Northern Virginia Review Volume 29 launch with guest speaker Justin Martin, author of Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America’s First Bohemians, NOVA, Annandale, in CE Building, Seminar Rooms A to D from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

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Intrastate Conflicts

Wednesday, March 25, 2015, Global Affairs Club discussion: “Intrastate Conflicts, Civil Wars, and Terrorism” in NOVA, Annandale, CT Building, Room 315 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

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Nuclear Matters Seminar

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Science Seminar and Lyceum Event: ” Nuclear Matters: Can Nuclear Energy be the Front Line of Defense Against Climate Change?” by Dr. Shivaji Seth in NOVA Annandale, CE Building, Forum from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM with reception from 11:30 AM to 11:55 AM

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Faculty Discussion on Human Trafficking

Faculty Roundtable Discussion on Human Trafficking with Natalie O’Brady, Hubert Humphrey Fellow, Tuesday, March 24, at NOVA Annandale Campus, CG Building, Provost’s Large Conference Room from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society induction will be held at NOVA’s Annandale Campus,  CE Building, Theatre, Friday, March 6, 7-9 p.m.

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NOVA Annandale Campus Bids Farewell to Provost Saperstone

Dr. Barbara Saperstone, Provost of the Annandale Campus, said her goodbyes today at the Annandale Campus. Barbara has been with NOVA for 35 years. She began her career as a physical educator and later as dean of the Liberal Arts Division. We wish Barbara the very best in retirement!

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Take Turns to Listen

Mark Wong offers this listening advice:

Don’t listen so you can solve the problem. Listen so you can experience the story.

Don’t listen to people’s words, listen to the moments.

Don’t just take turns to talk. Take turns to listen.

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Memorial Service for Joe Windham Planned for Jan 5

To honor the memory of our dear friend and colleague Dr. Joseph Windham, there will be a community Celebration of Life on Monday, January 5, 2015, at 7 pm at the Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at Northern Virginia Community College,
4915 East Campus Lane, Alexandria, VA.

Dr. Windham touched and influenced the lives of many of our students during his 22 years as a dedicated faculty member. He will be missed greatly by his colleagues and friends here at NOVA.

A Joseph Windham Memorial Scholarship has been set up, and anybody who desires can contribute by going to the NVCC Foundation website and clicking the drop-down menu:


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