Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Outstanding Service to the College Awards Nominations

The Awards Committee is now considering nominations for the Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Outstanding Service to the College Awards. The Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence is given each year to only one faculty member in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and provides the recipient with a $5,000 check. Nominees must have a minimum of five years of service in the VCCS … Continue reading Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Outstanding Service to the College Awards Nominations

Time to Start Thinking about Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for health benefits and flexible reimbursement accounts will be April 16 to May 14. The Spotlight newsletter will have more details and is scheduled for distribution by the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) in early to mid- April. As we continue to implement health reform, the maximum annual contribution for Medical Flexible Reimbursement Accounts (FRAs) will be reduced from $5,000 to $2,500 … Continue reading Time to Start Thinking about Open Enrollment

Chairman Bulova Supports NOVA

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova, a NOVA graduate, endorses the educational mission of NOVA not only from the personal rewards she gained while she was a student but also as a leader of the Fairfax County community. “With a high quality education from an institution like NOVA, today’s successful students become tomorrow’s innovative workforce. The value of a comprehensive education system like … Continue reading Chairman Bulova Supports NOVA

NOVA Ice Hockey Welcomes Special Guests

On Friday, February 3, NOVA Board Chair David Miller and Woodbridge Provost Sam Hill dropped the ceremonial first puck during NOVA’s Ice Hockey game against George Mason University. The student-athletes taking the honorary face-off were George Mason University Captain Ryan Pageau and NOVA Alternate Captain Chris McMillian. Pageau, a two-time Presidential Scholar at NOVA, was on NOVA’s first hockey team and later transferred to Mason … Continue reading NOVA Ice Hockey Welcomes Special Guests

Woodbridge Students Visit the General Assembly

On February 8, a group of Woodbridge Campus students took a trip to Richmond, Virginia to visit the General Assembly. The students met with many of the senators and delegates that represent Prince William County including Delegates David Albo, Tim Hugo, Scott Lingamfelter and Luke Torian and Senator Toddy Puller. The group started the day with a briefing from Virginia Community College System Chancellor Glenn … Continue reading Woodbridge Students Visit the General Assembly

President Obama Discusses Community Colleges and Career Training at NOVA

President Barack Obama likes to joke about how often he visits Northern Virginia Community College. “It is great to be back here at NOVA. I’ve been here so many times I’m about three credits short of graduation,” Obama said on his fifth trip to NOVA. “But the main reason I keep on coming back is I think this institution is an example of what’s best … Continue reading President Obama Discusses Community Colleges and Career Training at NOVA

Service Awards Luncheon – March 30

The NOVA Service Awards Luncheon honoring employees completing 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service with the Commonwealth of Virginia will be held on Friday, March 30 at the Waterford at Springfield located at 6715 Commerce Street, Springfield, Virginia. Social time (cash bar) will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at 12:00 p.m. The list of those being honored, along … Continue reading Service Awards Luncheon – March 30