Edward Anderson

In Memoriam: Edward A. Anderson

Associate Professor Edward A. Anderson, Jr., a long time math instructor at the Manassas Campus, passed away on August 3. Anderson began his career at the Manassas Campus in 1989 as an adjunct faculty member. He became an associate professor in the math department in 1993 and served until his retirement in March 2011. In October 2010, Anderson underwent quadruple bypass surgery and, although he … Continue reading In Memoriam: Edward A. Anderson

DiPhillipo Earns Specialized Certifications

Mark DiPhillipo, Postal and Distribution Services (P&DS), received a specialized certification at the National Association of College & University Mail Services (NACUMS) annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee. To earn the certification, DiPhillipo attended two days of training at the USPS-BMEU-Merrifield, followed by an independent study, as well as a three-hour review of the materials at the conference. He then took a four-hour test consisting of … Continue reading DiPhillipo Earns Specialized Certifications

The City of Fairfax Band in concert

““Summer Evenings Under the Stars”” Series

The “Summer Evenings Under the Stars” series continues with family friendly, fun and free performances. On July 30, the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater presented The City of Fairfax Band in concert. The performance was funded by the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation (NVCCEF), and sponsored by Country Chevrolet and NOVEC. The evening included an assortment of marches, classical favorites and jazz along with selections … Continue reading ““Summer Evenings Under the Stars”” Series

Justin Martin

Author Justin Martin to be Lyceum Speaker in November

Justin Martin, author of “Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted,” will speak about his new book on Wednesday, November 2 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. Martin’’s new book tells the story of one of the most important figures in the history of America. Olmsted was a fervent abolitionist, noted journalist, Civil War hero, early environmentalist and … Continue reading Author Justin Martin to be Lyceum Speaker in November

Staying Safe at NOVA Just Got Easier

On August 1, NOVA implemented a new College Police contact number that should be used for all six campuses: 703.764.5000. “This is a great step for Northern Virginia Community College because communication and coordination are the keys to effective policing. Having a single phone number to receive police services reduces the need for the NOVA community to worry about multiple numbers and will improve safety … Continue reading Staying Safe at NOVA Just Got Easier

Apply for Funding for Your Digital Humanities Project

Now is your opportunity to apply for a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and share your innovative ideas for enhancing the fields of history, language, literature, music, religion or the arts through new electronic technology. Submissions are due by September 27. Proposals should be for the planning or initial stages of digital initiatives in any area of the … Continue reading Apply for Funding for Your Digital Humanities Project

National Geographic Channel Interviews William Straight

Dr. William Straight, a Loudoun Campus assistant professor and paleontologist, staged a demonstration of dinosaur bone healing techniques for the National Geographic Channel. His demonstration will premiere in “Jurassic C.S.I.: T. Rex Trauma” on Friday, August 26 at 8:00 p.m. Please support Straight by watching or recording the show. Continue reading National Geographic Channel Interviews William Straight

New Faculty in Hospitality Management

NOVA’s Annandale Campus welcomes DeQuan Smith, a full-time faculty member in Hospitality Management. This fall, he will teach Introduction to Hospitality Management as well as Food and Beverage Cost Control. Smith is a graduate of Virginia State University (VSU) where he received his Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. While attending VSU, he worked as programs director for the Hospitality Management Program. He was an … Continue reading New Faculty in Hospitality Management

Manassas Campus Hosts Board of County Supervisors Debate

On August 9, the Manassas Campus hosted the Prince William Chamber of Commerce Board of County Supervisors Candidates Forum. Candidates running for the Gainesville, Coles and Brentsville districts participated as well as candidates for the chairman’s seat. Four sessions focused on the individual races gave the candidates opportunities to make statements and answer questions on business-related issues. The Candidate Forum was part of the Prince … Continue reading Manassas Campus Hosts Board of County Supervisors Debate

NOVA Math team

NOVA Math Team Attends NCAT Conference in Dallas

Working with a grant from the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT), NOVA will fully implement the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) redesigned developmental math curriculum this fall semester. Modularizing the content into 10 units, the redesign streamlines the path through developmental courses into college level math courses by combining the restructured content with processes that have a potential to produce significantly higher success rates. … Continue reading NOVA Math Team Attends NCAT Conference in Dallas

Office of Emergency Management and Planning Initiative and Training

On July 7 and 13, the Office of Emergency Management and Planning (OEMP) provided training at the Medical Education and Annandale Campuses to 34 faculty and staff. The National Incident Command Systems (ICS) 100 course was offered to help prepare NOVA’s faculty and staff to respond to various emergencies that could affect the College. The certified instructor was Stephen Brunelle, M.A., M.P.H., the second District … Continue reading Office of Emergency Management and Planning Initiative and Training

President Templin Featured on C-SPAN

President Robert G. Templin, Jr. was featured on C-SPAN’’s Washington Journal where he discussed the relationship between federal training programs and technical education. The program was the second part of a five-day series on ““The American Workforce.”” Templin discussed a grants program that provides funding to community colleges to establish and improve career training programs, college programs that aid in job placements and jobs that … Continue reading President Templin Featured on C-SPAN