Training Available for New Human Resources Management System: Live Date – April 11

Along with all Virginia Community College System (VCCS) institutions, NOVA is transitioning to the PeopleSoft Human Resources Management System (HRMS) for most Human Resources (HR) transactions. The “go live” date for this change is April 11. From that point forward, all NOVA employees, except adjunct faculty, will use HRMS to enter time, attendance, leave and personal information. The new system will generate payroll. HRMS training … Continue reading Training Available for New Human Resources Management System: Live Date – April 11

Leave Sharing Request

Michele Malek (LO) has requested to participate in the leave sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access the Leave Sharing Program Donor Form. Please complete the form and fax it to Human Resources at 703-323-3155. Leave must be donated in 8-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other assistance or have questions about NOVA’s Leave … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

Dr. Terrence (Terry) Doyle

Inaugural Legacy Lecture

NOVA’s inaugural Legacy Lecture will be held on April 20 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. The Legacy Lecture will be given annually by a distinguished retiring senior faculty member on the Annandale Campus. Sponsored by Annandale Campus Council, the event is free and open to the public. This year’s speaker is Dr. Terrence (Terry) Doyle, author, educator and professor … Continue reading Inaugural Legacy Lecture

Alumni Federation to Host Faculty of the Year Reception

The NVCC Alumni Federation Board of Governors cordially invites you to attend the 2011 Faculty of the Year Reception to be held in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center Forum on Friday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. All nominees will receive a certificate and one faculty member from each campus will receive the annual Faculty of the Year Jefferson Cup from the Alumni Federation. … Continue reading Alumni Federation to Host Faculty of the Year Reception

Ken Paul Rosenthal’s Documentary “Crooked Beauty”

Ken Paul Rosenthal’s documentary film, “Crooked Beauty,” will be shown on April 14 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Waddell Theatre on the Loudoun Campus. Sponsored by NOVA’s Psychology Club and Honors Club, the event is open to faculty, staff, students and the public. Faculty are asked to encourage students to attend. “Crooked Beauty” is a poetic documentary that chronicles artist-activist Jacks McNamara’s … Continue reading Ken Paul Rosenthal’s Documentary “Crooked Beauty”

Hortense Hinton, Randy Michener, Thom Ciarniello, Laura Casal

“Faces I Remember” on Exhibit at Manassas

Paintings by Thom Ciarniello will be on display at the Manassas Campus through April 11. The exhibition called “Faces I Remember” represents a 37-year journey. Ciarniello was born in 1955 in Youngstown, Ohio, to a large Spanish/Italian extended family. From an early period, he remembers being fascinated by people’s faces, their expressions, their coloring, and the way a face can make you feel rooted or … Continue reading “Faces I Remember” on Exhibit at Manassas

International Studies Committee Events

The remaining seminars on Afghanistan will be held on the Alexandria Campus. There are as follows: Dr. David Kilcullen on Counterinsurgency Warfare in Afghanistan Tuesday, April 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Bisdorf Building, room 196 (AA-196) Kilcullen is the president and CEO of Caerus Associates. He will speak for 40 to 45 minutes and allow 15 to 25 minutes for questions and answers. … Continue reading International Studies Committee Events

Panel Discussion on Redistricting, Business Development and Governmental Spending

On April 10 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., join in a political discussion about redistricting, business development and government spending. The panel will include State Senator Mark Herring, Delegate Tom Rust, Delegate Tag Greason, Lovettsville Mayor Elaine Walker, Purcellville Mayor Robert W. Lazaro, Jr., Leesburg Mayor Kristen C. Umstattd, Loudoun County Supervisor Kelly Burke and Supervisor Stevens Miller. Mark Plotkin of WTOP will be … Continue reading Panel Discussion on Redistricting, Business Development and Governmental Spending

Albemarle Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW, 1949/2009

“A Cultural History of My Neighborhood” on Exhibit – Photo Collages by Gail S. Rebhan

Gail Rebhan, professor of photography at the Woodbridge Campus, has collaborated with the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center and Iona Senior Services to create a public art project and exhibition on the cultural history of the Tenleytown neighborhood. “A Cultural History of My Neighborhood” documents historic changes to the second oldest neighborhood in Washington, D.C. Beginning April 2, large photo collages can … Continue reading “A Cultural History of My Neighborhood” on Exhibit – Photo Collages by Gail S. Rebhan

John Jessup with Chef Enzo Febbraro.

NOVA Chef and Culinary Students Visit Bond 45 Restaurant

On Tuesday, March 22, a group of six NOVA culinary students, along with Chef Mike Herbert, visited Bond 45 Restaurant at National Harbor to experience a mozzarella cheese-making presentation by Chef Enzo Febbraro.  Febbraro, a native of Naples, Italy, graciously agreed to demonstrate to a group of eager students how to make  mozzarella cheese. He showed students how to start with the raw curds and … Continue reading NOVA Chef and Culinary Students Visit Bond 45 Restaurant

Annandal Campus Book Club

Annandale Campus Book Club Meet and Discuss Myla Goldberg’s Book

In March, the Annandale Campus Book Club met to discuss “The False Friend” by Myla Goldberg. For the first time, the  book club was able to have the author visit the group – using Skype, which allows for online video calling. The author was  a very engaging speaker. She answered all the group’s questions with humor and enthusiasm and gave insights into her writing process. … Continue reading Annandale Campus Book Club Meet and Discuss Myla Goldberg’s Book

Brian Foley, Mark Sickles and Tony Bansal

Delegate Sickles Visits the Medical Education Campus

  On March 11, Delegate Mark Sickles (D-43) visited the Medical Education Campus (MEC). Also in attendance were Dr. Lester Martinez-Lopez and Roberto Gonzalez, Medical Services International; Shelia Dean and Leslie Addison,  Affiliated Computer Services; and Bernie Galla, Howard University Hospital. They visited to learn more about the electronic health record (EHR) courses offered through a grant from the Office of the National Coordinator,  Department … Continue reading Delegate Sickles Visits the Medical Education Campus

Breaking Ground on the new Woodbridge academic building

Woodbridge Campus Breaks Ground for Academic Building Phase III

Provost Sam Hill hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for Academic Building Phase III at the Woodbridge Campus on  Friday, March 18. The building is expected to be completed by the fall of 2012. Academic Building Phase III will add  83,915 square feet of academic space to the Woodbridge Campus. As a connection to the Seefeldt Building, the new  building will house eight computer-based laboratories, a black … Continue reading Woodbridge Campus Breaks Ground for Academic Building Phase III

Virginia Department of Emergency Management Website

NOVA Awarded Grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management

NOVA is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management through the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) in the amount of $30,000. The funds will be used to enhance the emergency preparedness of NOVA faculty and staff by aiding in the establishment of volunteer based Campus Community Emergency Response Teams (C-CERT) at all of the campuses. … Continue reading NOVA Awarded Grant from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Faculty Symposium Organized by NOVA Achieving the Dream

The college-wide Achieving the Dream (ATD) committee is organizing a faculty symposium on early student engagement. All faculty are invited to attend the symposium on April 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the CE Forum at the Ernst Cultural Center, Annandale Campus. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited so please register early on the Technology Applications Center (TAC) Training website. Early student … Continue reading Faculty Symposium Organized by NOVA Achieving the Dream