“Piece of Green” Concert

You are cordially invited to “Pieces of Green,” a new music concert reflecting on the environment on Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. It will feature music by NOVA faculty composers Jonathan Kolm and Jason Lovelace with performances by IonSound Project, the VCU Women’s Chorus, NOVA students and faculty, and Jane Franklin Dance. There will … Continue reading “Piece of Green” Concert

A New Role for a Familiar Face at NOVA’s Annandale Campus

In August, Mark Mannheimer accepted the position of coordinator for student success on the Annandale Campus. In this new position, Mannheimer will plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of campus student success initiatives including New Student Orientation (NSO), First Year Experience (FYE), Learning Communities and Student Activities. Mannheimer’s background is rooted in student affairs and higher education. He earned a master’s degree … Continue reading A New Role for a Familiar Face at NOVA’s Annandale Campus

NOVA Chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction Ceremony at Annandale

On Tuesday, September 27, the NOVA Chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) inducted a record 118 new members at the Induction Convocation held in the Ernst Community Cultural Center Theater on the Annandale Campus. This year, 1,084 students joined NSCS. The Chapter’s student officers and faculty advisor (President Michael Schindler, Executive Vice President David Liendo, Secretary- Treasurer Marzuk Ahmed, Vice President of … Continue reading NOVA Chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction Ceremony at Annandale

Pachter Speaks at National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction

Instructor of Communication Studies Josh Pachter spoke to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) at this year’s induction ceremony. The ceremony was held on September 27 at the Annandale Campus. Pachter was recognized as an influential professor and named a Distinguished Member of the organization. The NSCS is an honor society that encourages and supports high-achieving first- and second- year students in the top … Continue reading Pachter Speaks at National Society of Collegiate Scholars Induction

Alexandria Campus Library Blog Passes 20,000 Page Views

In 2005, the Alexandria Campus Library launched its first ever blog to publicize news and events, as well as to record milestones concerning the library and staff. Seven years later, readers have viewed blog pages over 20,500 times. Over 230 individual posts record such events as eleven extensions of library hours for exams, nine book sales, six National Library Week celebrations, five Constitution Day observations, … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Library Blog Passes 20,000 Page Views

Alexandria Campus Walk to Help the Homeless

On September 29, faculty, staff and students participated in a campus “Walk to Help the Homeless” event for the second year at the Alexandria Campus. The event was organized to raise funds for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in the Alexandria community. The walk was followed by the viewing of a documentary film on living below poverty level and a brief … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Walk to Help the Homeless

Division of Student Services Hosted First-Year Experience Student Convocation

The First-Year Experience (FYE) students received a special treat on Friday, September 23. The Division of Student Services hosted Convocation in the Richard Ernst Cultural Center Theatre to welcome the new students to NOVA’s Annandale Campus. President Robert G. Templin, Jr., Provost Barbara Saperstone, Dr. Athos Brewer, Dr. Christine Holt and Dr. Ellen Fancher-Ruiz all shared valuable information with the students throughout the program. The … Continue reading Division of Student Services Hosted First-Year Experience Student Convocation

National Information Literacy Awareness Month

NOVA libraries are joining other libraries, museums and educational institutions across the nation in promoting October as National Information Literacy Awareness month. In today’s digital world, people who are information literate know how to find, access and critically evaluate information to improve their health, environment, education and workplace performance. Having that skill set empowers them to interpret and make informed decisions about their lives, in … Continue reading National Information Literacy Awareness Month

Lyceum Event Features Humanist Amadou S. Shakur

Attend a unique Lyceum event on Monday, October 17 at 12:30 p.m. in CA 302 at the Annandale Campus. Amadou Shakur is a writer and lecturer on West African history, the spread of Islam in Africa and the Americas, and Islamic Spain; founder and director for the Center for the African Diaspora in Charlotte, North Carolina; director of development for the Museum of Muslim Cultures; … Continue reading Lyceum Event Features Humanist Amadou S. Shakur

Hybrid Training

Hybrid Overview Duration – 4 hours training This one-day course is a “grandfathering” requirement for current or former faculty who teach hybrid courses. The course revisits the NOVA policies as well as Virginia Community College System (VCCS) policies of hybrid instruction. Faculty who fulfilled their Blackboard Competency, attend the Hybrid Overview and demonstrate their course meets the NOVA policies and VCCS policies of hybrid instruction … Continue reading Hybrid Training

Rosemary Gallick Rocks at Artomatic

Portraits of rock stars painted by Art History Professor Rosemary Gallick (WO) will be on display at Artomatic@Frederick from September 28 to November 6. Gallick’s exhibition includes paintings of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Keith Richards and more. Featuring visual arts, theater, music and poetry, Artomatic@Frederick will take place in the former Frederick County Public Schools central office building at 115 E. Church Street in Frederick, … Continue reading Rosemary Gallick Rocks at Artomatic