“Frankenstein, A New Musical”

Taking Flight Theatre Company, the community theatre company in residence on the Loudoun Campus, is set to bring its spring show “Frankenstein, A New Musical” to life in the Waddell Theatre. The show will run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from June 3 to 18. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday performances are 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and … Continue reading “Frankenstein, A New Musical”

Wistar M. Withers’ Retirement Celebrations

Wistar M. Withers’ retirement celebrations are coming up! There will be an on-campus reception on Friday, June 3 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Ernst Forum, Annandale Campus and a formal luncheon/roast on Saturday, June 4. Please see the flyer in the attachment section to get more information. Whether you can attend or not, your donation will be greatly appreciated. Your tax deductible … Continue reading Wistar M. Withers’ Retirement Celebrations

Intercom

Intercom Reminders: Summer Publishing Schedule

Faculty and staff contributors and readers: [unordered_list style=”tick”] During the summer months (after graduation through Labor Day), the Intercom is published twice a month (“every other week”). The schedule is noted in each edition as well. Deadline: Submissions must be received (via e-mail) by 5:00 p.m. on Fridays to be considered for the following week’s edition. Submission Guidelines: Submissions should be e-mailed to intercom@nvcc.edu. Unformatted … Continue reading Intercom Reminders: Summer Publishing Schedule

FY2012 Facilities Safety Slogan Winner Announced

John Arbogast (AN) was presented a plaque and glass desk award on May 26 for his winning entry in the 1st Annual Facilities Department Safety Slogan Contest. The award was presented by Associate Director of Operations Derek Hodge at the monthly Building and Grounds (B&G) supervisors meeting. The Facilities Safety Committee, comprised of Facilities Manager Michael Marshall (AN), Safety Consultant Chuck Myers (ARCADIS-US), Associate Director … Continue reading FY2012 Facilities Safety Slogan Winner Announced

Dr. Michael Krimmer’s students and winners of the Geospatial Technology competition.

Krimmer’s Students Win First Place

Dual-enrolled students from Chantilly High School won first place in the statewide Geospatial Technology competition, a division of the 2011 Technology Student Associate (TSA) Technosphere Conference. The students—Briana Neuberger, Danielle Neuberger, Aaron Kim and Matthew Ziegler—are registered in NOVA’s Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) courses. The GIS program is housed in the Reston Center and headed by Dr. Michael Krimmer. As winners of the … Continue reading Krimmer’s Students Win First Place

Keep Up the Beat on June 15, Nature Photography Day

Public service announcements for this year’s observance of Nature Photography Day feature a rap flavor. Shirley Nuhn (AN), English as a second language (ESL) instructor, even allowed her Conn console organ in audio for the promotions. Nuhn has been involved in a variety of public service announcements for groups, but Nature Photography Day, which she helped spearhead in 2006, is a favorite. The designated day … Continue reading Keep Up the Beat on June 15, Nature Photography Day

Annandale Campus and Community Outreach Specialist Katherine Springer

Annandale Campus Hires New Campus and Community Outreach Specialist

Katherine Springer joined NOVA on April 25 as the Annandale campus and community outreach specialist. Her primary responsibility is to provide leadership in building and promoting positive relationships between the Campus and its constituency groups and stakeholders. She will be actively engaged in community events and will serve as a coordination point for internal and external communications. “I’m extremely excited and honored to have been … Continue reading Annandale Campus Hires New Campus and Community Outreach Specialist

Christopher T. Arra, Mark D. D'Antonio, Sr. and Mark D'Antonio, Jr.

Woodbridge Faculty and Student Publish Cooperative Learning Article

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Psychology Christopher T. Arra (senior author), Associate Professor of Business Mark D. D’Antonio, Sr. (second author) and former student Mark D’Antonio, Jr. (third author). Their journal article, “Students’ Preferences for Cooperative Learning Instructional Approaches: Considerations for College Teachers,” has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Research in Education. The study compared the acceptability of … Continue reading Woodbridge Faculty and Student Publish Cooperative Learning Article

Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Community Relations Advisor Judy A. Hubka with President Robert G. Templin, Jr.

ExxonMobil Presents Employee Gift Match Check

On May 23, Community Relations Advisor Judy A. Hubka from ExxonMobil Corporation’s Public and Government Affairs office presented Exxon Mobil’s match of employee contributions to President Robert G. Templin, Jr. ExxonMobil has supported the honors program at NOVA for more than 25 years and is also a corporate sponsor of the NVCC Educational Foundation’s annual dinner. Each year, ExxonMobil hosts winners of the Foundation’s annual … Continue reading ExxonMobil Presents Employee Gift Match Check

Participants of the 3 on 3 basketball tournament

NOVA Police Organizes Inaugural 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

The Annandale Campus hosted the NOVA Police Department’s inaugural 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament on Friday, May 13. The tournament was organized by NOVA Police Community Outreach Office Tony Ong (AL) as an opportunity for faculty, staff and police officers to get together while spending time with students. Three divisions were created – police, faculty and staff, and students – and each division had enough … Continue reading NOVA Police Organizes Inaugural 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

COVA Care Prescription Drug Program Enhanced Effective July 1, 2011

The COVA Care health plan has a mandatory generic prescription drug program. Plan members who have up to a 34-day or 90-day brand name prescription filled when a generic drug is available currently must pay the copayment plus the cost difference between the brand drug and the generic. For some types of drugs, this may cost members who choose brand name drugs hundreds of dollars. … Continue reading COVA Care Prescription Drug Program Enhanced Effective July 1, 2011

Free Training in Today’s Hottest Career Field: Electronic Health Records

Health Information Systems (MEC) has joined 83 other community colleges across the nation as a recipient of a grant from the Office of the National Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services, to provide expanded Health Information Technology training in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. All tuition, required text books and associated fees are paid in full for qualified applicants. The Six … Continue reading Free Training in Today’s Hottest Career Field: Electronic Health Records

Summer Training

The TAC summer training schedule is now available for faculty and staff. Faculty who will teach fall 2011 Hybrid courses are now able to sign up for hybrid training classes. Former and present faculty who teach hybrid courses should sign up for the Hybrid Overview. Faculty who will teach a hybrid course for the first time should sign up to receive the Hybrid Certification which … Continue reading Summer Training