2010 Fall Convocation program.

Save the Date for 2011 Fall Convocation!

All faculty and staff are invited to the 2011 Fall Convocation on Thursday, August 18 at the Ernst Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with continental breakfast followed by presentations in the Ernst Theatre starting at 9:00 a.m. President Robert G. Templin, Jr. will give the keynote speech. Boxed meals will be provided at lunchtime and cluster meetings … Continue reading Save the Date for 2011 Fall Convocation!

The Atlantic discussion panel

President Templin Discusses Workforce Trends During National Conference

The Atlantic magazine hosted a national conference and broadcast at the Newseum last week. Titled “The New Work Era,” the conference gathered industry leaders, Obama administration officials, and college and university presidents to discuss how to best prepare Americans for the approaching workforce trends while boosting the country’s standing in a competitive global economy. President Robert G. Templin, Jr. was one of the panelists. Watch … Continue reading President Templin Discusses Workforce Trends During National Conference

CNN Money

CNN Money Talks “Skills Gap” with NOVA

In CNN Money’s article “Community Colleges Step in to Fill Skills Gap,” Tami Luhby sheds light on the issues many companies face. She begins by noting, “Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of job openings out there. Problem is that there aren’t enough Americans trained to do them.” The reality is that having a skilled and ready workforce continues to be an issue that … Continue reading CNN Money Talks “Skills Gap” with NOVA

Loudoun Provost Julie Leidig

Loudoun Groundbreaking and Marker Unveiling Honors Our Past and Present

On Saturday, July 16, more than 100 people gathered for the Ankers Family Memorial Garden Groundbreaking and the Civil War Trails Marker Unveiling Ceremony at the Loudoun Campus. During the ceremony, the speakers put special emphasis on the importance of preserving history, honoring family and pursuing higher education. “It was our privilege to organize an event that brought together community leaders, historians, educators, and Ankers … Continue reading Loudoun Groundbreaking and Marker Unveiling Honors Our Past and Present

Tony Bansal, Brian Foley, David Falkenstein, James B. Cole, John Dever

NOVA Group One of Last to Tour Walter Reed Army Medical Center

On July 13, a group from NoVaHealthFORCE and NOVA received one of the last tours of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The visit included a command overview and Military Advanced Training Center (MATC) tour and discussion on ways to support Wounded Ill and Injured Warriors (WIIWs) and their families. The MATC is a 31,000 square foot infrastructure dedicated to offering comprehensive services for amputees … Continue reading NOVA Group One of Last to Tour Walter Reed Army Medical Center

TNCC visits the Woodbridge Campus

TNCC Visits to Learn About Developmental Math Redesign at Woodbridge

On July 15, a group from Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC), located in Hampton, Virginia, learned about NOVA’s Developmental Math Program Redesign at the Woodbridge Campus. The state of Virginia is requiring all two-year colleges to adapt their Developmental Math Programs to operate using modularized units by spring 2012. Since NOVA has already implemented the modified emporium model redesign and has piloted the program with … Continue reading TNCC Visits to Learn About Developmental Math Redesign at Woodbridge

Jazz Dance Americana

“Summer Evenings Under the Stars” Continues with Jazz Dance

On July 2, the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater presented “Jazz Dance Americana: Stars, Stripes, and Stagelights,” performed by Dancin’ Unlimited Jazz Dance Company. The free performance was a part of the “Summer Evenings Under the Stars” series, funded by the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation and sponsored by Country Chevrolet and NOVEC. The performance included classic jazz dance pieces from the company’s repertoire and … Continue reading “Summer Evenings Under the Stars” Continues with Jazz Dance

Country Steppers Dance Perform Under the Stars

On July 9, the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater also presented “An Evening with the Country Steppers Dance Team.” Part of the “Summer Evenings Under the Stars” series, this free performance was truly entertaining. The performance included a variety of choreographed routines, line dances and classic ballroom dances such as the waltz and cha cha, set to popular country music. The Country Steppers Dance Team is … Continue reading Country Steppers Dance Perform Under the Stars

New Faculty Orientations, Benefits Workshops and Technology Training

NOVA’s new faculty orientation is a one-year program consisting of orientation sessions and a mutual mentoring program. Sponsored by NOVA’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Faculty Orientation I begins in August. New Full-Time Faculty Orientation I Wednesday, August 10 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, August 11 – 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The New Faculty Orientation I sessions will held … Continue reading New Faculty Orientations, Benefits Workshops and Technology Training

Reminder: Technology Applications Center Training

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) offers a variety of technology training for faculty and staff. Faculty and staff can register online to take advantage of the following training opportunities: Hybrid Overview – for former and current hybrid faculty Hybrid Certification – for new faculty who need to be certified to teach a hybrid course Blackboard Certification Accessing Email Account and NOVAConnect Basics – for new … Continue reading Reminder: Technology Applications Center Training

Welcome to the New Workforce Development Division

It has been six months since the Workforce Development Division, formerly Workforce Development and Continuing Education, began its reorganization from campus specific operations and programs to a college-wide unit. We are changing, striving to become a high performance organization focused on making continuous improvements that will ensure we exceed our customers’ (business and student) expectations. With this reorganization, we are pleased to announce that our … Continue reading Welcome to the New Workforce Development Division

Alexandria Crime Statistics Website

Are Your Familiar With The Clery Act?

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC § 1092 (f)) is the landmark federal law, originally known as the Campus Security Act, that requires colleges and universities across the United States to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses in addition to maintaining campus safety and security. The Clery Act is monitored by the Department … Continue reading Are Your Familiar With The Clery Act?