Nobel Laureate Dr. William Phillips Lecture on Quantum Information

The Northern Virginia Community College Annandale Campus is hosting Nobel Laureate, Dr. William Phillips for a lecture entitled “Quantum Information:  A Scientific and Technological Revolution for the 21st Century.”

The event is jointly sponsored by Student Life and the Astronomy Club, and will be held in the Ernst Center’s Forum!

Lecture Date:  Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Lecture Time:  6PM

Location:  Ernst Center Forum

Free and open to the public, with free parking in the B lots.



NOVA Annandale Annual Green Festival ~ April 28, 2015 in CE Forum 12:30-4PM

The Northern Virginia Community College Annual Green Festival is a free event and open to the public.

The event will be held in the Ernst Center’s Forum from 12:30PM until 4PM.

Community Representatives:

Come and find out more about:

  1. What was here before NOVA’s Annandale Campus?
  2. How has land conservation shaped local development?
  3. What will the campus, the region, and the watershed look like 50 years from now?


NOVA’s Favorite Dancer – April 10th, 2015 @7PM – Annandale Ernst Center

NOVA’s Favorite Dancer will be held on Friday, April 10th, 2015 at the Ernst Theater on the Annandale Campus of NOVA.  The event starts at 7PM and is free and open to the public.

Free parking in the B lots.

Free tickets available at:

For questions regarding the event, kindly email Beth Elliott at for more information.

Nova favorite dancer

People and Places ~ Paintings by MG Stout

New Visual Art Exhibition Comes to The Ernst Center Gallery

People & Places by MG Stout

MG Stout Painting

Exhibition Dates:  March 17th, 2015 through April 17th, 2015

Closing Reception:  Saturday, April 11th, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Free Parking in Lots – B13 & B14

8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA  22003

Be the first to get a glimpse of a brand new body of work called Figures & Static in the lower gallery.  MG Stout explores the female form with intuitive mark making, gestural lines, and a limited palette.

Then make your way to the upper gallery and explore a survey of earlier works that command attention with brilliant colors and monumental subjects.

Please feel free to contact MG Stout for information on a guided tour, artist talk or to purchase a piece on exhibition.

Nobel Laureate in Physics, Dr. David Wineland, Will Speak At NOVA Annandale 1-29-15 at 5PM

The NOVA Annandale Astronomy Club is honored to announce that we will host a lecture about​ ​

Quantum Computers & Schrödinger’s Cat

​by the Nobel Laureate in Physics 2012, Dr. David Wineland.

​The lecture will be on January 29th, 5pm at the CE Forum (Ernst Community Cultural Center)​, there will be refreshments available.

This event is free and open to the public.  Free parking in B lots!

Nobel Prize Lecture 1-29-15


Event description:

The Astronomy Club from NVCC Annandale presents a lecture by Dr. David Wineland, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics, together with the French physicist Serge Haroche. They received the award “for ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems.” Based on his research, Dr. Wineland has been able to build extremely precise clocks. His research also allows us to build much faster computers.

There will be refreshments available after the lecture.


Annandale Brass Winter Wonderland Concert – Sunday, December 7th!

annandale brass pic

The very talented Annandale Brass musicians are performing their annual Winter Wonderland Concert this Sunday, December 7th, 2014 in the Ernst Community Cultural Center.  Take a break from football, shopping, and decorating to enjoy a live concert, filled with music that will delight your heart.

Ticket Price:

Tickets are a bargain at $10 and $7 (student)* – and this includes snacks to munch on while you listen.  It’s a great way to celebrate the season with your family!  Bring your friends and neighbors, too!  Tickets are available at the door.

*free for NOVA students with ID and children 12 and under

Program Highlights:

White Christmas, Frosty the Snowman & Jingle Bells, Festive Sounds of Hanukkah, and A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson


Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center; NOVA – Annandale; 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003 – Free parking in B lots!

When:  4 PM


Primo Productions – Gaitazo 2014 ~ Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Gaitazo 2014 Pic

Celebrate the holiday season with the traditional rhythms of Gaitas!

The Venezuelan Community gets together to celebrate Christmas with Gaitas music with Juan Carlos Arcaya, former singer of Gran Coquivacoa, and his band Swing Gaitero. The event will take place on Saturday December 6th at 7:00pm at Northern Community College in Annandale. The band, featuring very well known musicians like The Ricardo Cepeda’s Colosals, Cardenales del Éxito and Gloria Estefan Band, will make us dance all night long to the best Venezuelan Gaitas ever played. We will also have DJ Leo playing our music all night.

The Gaitazo Event in DC has been a success, where more than 500 Venezuelans and friends from around the area will get together to dance and sing to the best gaitas tunes of our beloved country. We are excited and can’t wait for Gaitazo 2014. We very excited to share those moments with the Venezuelan community yet again.

Where:  Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center

When:  8PM – to 2AM

Free parking in B lots

For tickets: or call Aniceto Charles at 703-568-0507

Classical Ballet Theater’s “The Nutcracker” Nov 29th and 30th, 2014


The Classical Ballet Theater of Northern Virginia performs this perennial holiday favorite with a beautiful production that includes all the costumes, scenery, and magic to bring Clara’s dream to life.

Choeography by Nell Hacker and Alisher Saburov.

Ticket Prices: Adult > $25; Student/Senior/Child > $20; Military/Scout > $18

Show Times:

Saturday, November 29, 2014 > 2pm & 7pm

Sunday, November 30, 2014 > 2pm

For Tickets: Get tickets

Classical Ballet Theater Phone: 703-471-0750


NOVA Annandale Career Services Sponsors An Information Session with The Intelligence Community 9-10-14

NOVA Annandale will sponsor an information session with representatives from the Central Intelligence Agency, Defense Intelligence Agency, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Department of Sate and the National Virtual Translation Center.

The event will be held in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center’s Forum on Wednesday, September 10th from 11AM to 2:30PM.  Free parking in B12, B13, B14, and B15 will be available (individuals who do not park in these areas may be subject to ticketing and/or towing).

Here is a link to the Annandale campus map:

For additional information, please go to

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