Technology in Pedagogy Community of Practice

NOVA’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is proud to announce a new community of practice: Technology in Pedagogy (TIP). TIP is dedicated to the use of technology as it specifically relates to pedagogy at NOVA. Sponsored by CETL, TIP’s mission is to share tips, tricks and best practices of technology applications of any kind that support best practices in undergraduate education. This … Continue reading Technology in Pedagogy Community of Practice

CETL Faculty Advocate Program and Institute

[unordered_list style=”tick”] Are you a natural leader and mentor to faculty? Do you strongly believe in excellent teaching and learning? Do you have a gift for motivating and nurturing the best from NOVA students? Do you believe that you get the most out of people by taking care of them? [/unordered_list] If you answered “yes” to these questions, you likely have the traits for becoming … Continue reading CETL Faculty Advocate Program and Institute

Knowledge Base

IT Helpdesk: Providing a Wealth of Knowledge

The IT Helpdesk has been building a Knowledge Base for the user community at NOVA. Knowledge Base articles will provide information about specific issues to further your understanding of technical issues or provide simple instructions that will allow you to resolve issues on your own. Knowledge Base articles are intended to provide simple solutions to common problems that will allow staff, faculty and students to … Continue reading IT Helpdesk: Providing a Wealth of Knowledge

Step Up to STEM: A Summer Science Seminar

[unordered_list style=”tick”] Can you clone your cat? Is global warming a fact or a theory? Why did Pluto get demoted? How much radiation will kill you? Do you wash your hands well enough? Will your child get autism from a vaccination? [/unordered_list] If you are interested in exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun learning environment, apply to be a part of Step … Continue reading Step Up to STEM: A Summer Science Seminar

Alexandria Campus Diversity Committee Events

The Alexandria Campus Diversity Committee is sponsoring the following events: MOMIE’s TLC Children’s Art Gallery “International Community Service Leaders in Civil Wars” Wednesday, April 27 Bisdorf Room 158 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The 2011 “Student Voices” Academic Conference Thursday, April 28 Bisdorf Room 196 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be served. Continue reading Alexandria Campus Diversity Committee Events

The NoVa Woodbridge Theatre Group presents “Arsenic and Old Lace”

“Arsenic and Old Lace” will be presented in the Lakeside Theatre at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus on: [unordered_list style=”green-dot”] Thursdays, April 14 and 21 at 8:00 p.m. Fridays, April 15 and 22 at 8:00 p.m. Saturdays, April 16 and 23 at 2:00 p.m. [/unordered_list] Tickets are $10.00 for general admission and $5.00 for students, faculty/staff, children (12 and under), military, and seniors. Tickets are available at … Continue reading The NoVa Woodbridge Theatre Group presents “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Poetry Award Reception and Reading at Annandale

The Annandale Campus Library is hosting a Poetry Contest Award Ceremony and open reading to celebrate the first annual poetry contest for Poetry Month. This event will be held on Tuesday, April 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Annandale Library (CG-300). Please attend to congratulate the winners and listen to their award-winning work. The rest of the NOVA community is invited and … Continue reading Poetry Award Reception and Reading at Annandale

Dr. Jean DuBro's African American Literature Class

DuBro’s Class Visits Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

On Monday, March 21, Dr. Jean DuBro’s African- American Literature class (ENG 253) took a field trip to the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, located on W Street SE in Washington, D.C. The site, originally known as Cedar Hill, was Douglass’s home for the last 18 years of his life. Both the house and its furnishings are preserved exactly as they were in Douglass’s time. … Continue reading DuBro’s Class Visits Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Student Volunteers

Women’s Center Silent Auction

The Women’s Center at the Alexandria Campus hosted a Silent Auction on March 24, raising more than $1,000 for the Women’s Center emergency fund for students. The program was organized by Pat Gordon (Student Activities), Jane Maddan (Alexandria Campus Library) and Jean Braden (Liberal Arts), and the members of the Women’s Center Governing Board, under the Liberal Arts Division. Several groups of student volunteers helped … Continue reading Women’s Center Silent Auction

NOVA Student Gets Unique Opportunity by Following Professor’s Example

Mario Solano, one of Professor Walerian Majewski’s students, was awarded a 10-week International Summer Internship at the Large Hadron Collider at the famous CERN Laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland. The facility has the largest scientific machine in the world, where the new horizons of both particle physics and cosmology are currently being opened up. Solano is an officer for the Society of Physics Students at NOVA. … Continue reading NOVA Student Gets Unique Opportunity by Following Professor’s Example

NOVA Police Lieutenant Cheryl Creed

Lieutenant Creed Accepts Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation

  During the March 29 board meeting, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors proclaimed April 2011 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Fairfax County. NOVA Police Lieutenant Cheryl Creed accepted the proclamation on behalf of all the victims and service providers in the community. Creed was asked to receive the award by the Office for Women and Domestic Violence Services for Fairfax County and the … Continue reading Lieutenant Creed Accepts Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation