Professional Development and Division Swap a Success at Manassas

Professional Development and Division Swap a Success at Manassas

On October 10, NOVA faculty and staff were invited to participate in a hands-on professional development experience where they swapped divisions to learn what each academic division does and how they operate in an effort to build relationships from a behind-the-scenes perspective. The day began with the Sciences and Applied Technologies (S&AT) Division visiting Communications Technologies and Social Science (CT&SS) where they rotated through three, 15-minute … Continue reading Professional Development and Division Swap a Success at Manassas

Professor and Students Explore Culture and Identity at Local Play

Associate Professor Chalet Jean-Baptiste took her English Literature students to see a play, “Native Gardens” at the Arena Stage Theater in Washington, D.C., on October 27. From the outrageous mind of playwright Karen Zacarías, who also wrote “Destiny of Desire,” comes this hot new comedy about the clash of class and culture that pushes well-meaning neighbors over the edge. Tania, a very pregnant Ph.D. candidate, … Continue reading Professor and Students Explore Culture and Identity at Local Play

President’s Sabbatical Award

The Personnel Services Committee (PSC) invites full-time faculty to apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The award is designed to foster creative energy by providing faculty with a one-semester sabbatical leave with full pay. Each academic year, a maximum of three faculty members, one of whom can be on a 12-month contract, can receive the award. Award proposals should be no more than 1,000 words and specify … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award