Small Business Management Conference | 3.11.2015

Small Business Management Conference is hosting an event at NOVA Alexandria.

The SBM Conference brings NOVA students and professionals from business companies within the DC area such as Wells Fargo, HR&Block, and Blue Tree Digital into one event that will teach and inspire student to start a small business. The conference is free to all students and free breakfast and lunch will be provided. SBMC Flyer 2 -page-0

Date:              Saturday, 11 April 2015
Time:              9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location:         Bisdorf Building

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Name: Santiago Falconi

Count Dracula Saves America | A Stage Reading

An NOVA Community Event:  Free Admission

The legendary Count of Transylvania gets a makeover and transforms himself from scoundrel to hero but will his enemies, his brides, and the citizens of the world accept the new Dracula

Count Dracula Saves America A Stage Reading

Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: Bisdorf Conference | Room AA-158

Date: Wednesday,  1 April 2015
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Bisdorf Auditorium | Room AA-196

For more information please contact Clinton Parker |
Directed by Clinton Parker

NOVA Chorus Announcement

Dr. Mark Whitmire (AL Campus) will conduct two upcoming performances with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra and NOVA Community Chorus.  The concerts will include Requiem, a new work by Washington composer Paul Leavitt.

The 60-piece orchestra and 80-voice chorus will be joined by four professional vocal soloists:  Lisa Edwards Burrs (soprano), Grace Gori (mezzo-soprano), Patrick Cook (tenor), and Aurelius Gori (baritone).  Cecelia Porter, contributing critic for The Washington Post wrote, “Paul Leavitt’s Requiem…should belong in every chorus’s repertoire…deeply expressive and skillfully written…steeped in rich contrapuntal texture…ethereal serenity.”

Also on the program is the Cello Concerto of Samuel Barber with cellist Steven Framil.

Date: Sunday, 29 March 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: George Washington Masonic National Memorial 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA

Date: Sunday, 12 April 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Church of the Epiphany 1317 G Street NW Washington, DC

Tickets at the door are $20.  Half-price tickets are available for NOVA students and faculty.

For more information please contact Dr. Mark Whitmire | 703-845-6097 |



Hi AL Campus,

The date/time for the Honors Book Club this week has changed.  We are having the “Henrietta Lacks” meeting on the following:

Date:               Thursday, 26 March 2015Honors Book Club
Time:               2:00 p.m.
Location:          Women’s Center | Bisdorf Building AA-331

Coffee and doughnuts will still be provided

For more information please contact Dr. Elizabeth Lanthier (Professor of Psychology) |

History of Women in Jazz and Notes at Noon

On Monday, March 16th the Student Life Office brought Galen Abdur-Razzaq to the Alexandria campus for a lecture on a History of Women in Jazz and a performance of Notes at Noon.  Galen is a talented flutist from Montclair, New Jersey who has performed both domestically and internationally for over thirty years. Galens Photo 1

He is also an arranger, composer, director, educator, and writer.  Galen’s interactive lecture highlighted the significant contribution of women in jazz.  Women highlighted included Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Mary Lou Williams and Anita O’Day.

Staff and students were encouraged to participate and were given the opportunity to win jazz CDs for their participation.

After the lecture, staff and students were invited to stay for a performance with local jazz musicians Amy Shook and Frank Russo.  Amy plays the upright bass and plays in a Trio with Frank who plays the drums.  Together with Galan they played a number of jazz classics.

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State Senator Adam Ebbin’s Visits the Alexandria Campus

State Senator Adam Ebbin came to the Alexandria campus to talk to Professor David Miller’s Cultural Geography (Geo 210) class on Thursday, March 19. Senator Ebbin represents the 30th district (parts of Alexandria, Arlington, and Fairfax) as a Democratic member of the Virginia Senate. His district borders the Potomac River from National Airport to Mount Vernon and includes part of NOVA’s Alexandria campus. He spoke to students about gerrymandering, the Virginia Senate, and his bills in the recent legislative session.
To read more click here.

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Baobab | Games of the World

In many countries, the Baobab Tree is called the Listening Tree.  It gathers the News of the Day and provides a gathering place for ALL.

Date:                    Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Time:                    3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location:               Bisdorf Building Cafeteria
(Light Refreshments will be served)

For more information contact Dr. Twyla Jones | twjones@nvcc.eduBaobabSeriesGamesoftheworldflyer-page-0