Chancellor Glenn DuBois Visits Manassas

The Manassas Campus recently welcomed Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Chancellor Glenn DuBois. DuBois wanted to visit the Manassas Campus while in the area for a business meeting. For some faculty and staff, it was their first chance to meet the chancellor. Interim Provost Christine Holt said, “This is a wonderful opportunity to shine the spotlight on our talented faculty and staff and the amazing … Continue reading Chancellor Glenn DuBois Visits Manassas

LPN Program Holds First Pinning Ceremony

Health care is one of the fastest growing career fields in Northern Virginia and NOVA’s Workforce Development Division is doing its part in training workers to meet this growing demand. On August 17, the Workforce Development Division hosted its first Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremony.  This intense one-year program graduated 15 new nurses who are eager to start making a difference in the lives of their … Continue reading LPN Program Holds First Pinning Ceremony

Manassas Welcomes Ramunda Young

Ramunda Young has joined the Manassas Campus as the new campus community relations specialist. Young was most recently community relations manager for Barnes & Noble (B&N) Booksellers in McLean, Virginia, where she established and cultivated relationships with businesses planned more than 100 annual events and produced a monthly calendar of events. She was also responsible for increasing awareness of B&N through the development of local … Continue reading Manassas Welcomes Ramunda Young

Manassas Welcomes New Faculty

Six people joined the Manassas Campus faculty at the start of the fall 2012 semester. Dr. Sarah Gunnarson, assistant professor of psychology, holds a doctorate in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Maryland at College Park and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Virginia. She has one semester of teaching experience as an adjunct at NOVA and two years as … Continue reading Manassas Welcomes New Faculty

NOVA Expands Social Media Outreach

NOVA now has even more ways to stay connected to the College, with the additions of our Pinterest and Google+ pages. Our Google+ page offers many of the same features and benefits as Facebook and serves as an alternative for those who prefer Google. Henceforth, much of the information found on our NOVAaccess Facebook page can also be accessed through Northern Virginia Community College on … Continue reading NOVA Expands Social Media Outreach

Save the Date: Constitution Day, September 18

This year’s Constitution Day celebration will feature Dr. John T. Elliff, author and historian. The event will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18 in the CE Theatre at the Annandale Campus. Elliff writes and lectures on Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency. In May 2010, he spoke at the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s presidential nomination at the Chicago Cultural Center. … Continue reading Save the Date: Constitution Day, September 18

Two Day ASIST Workshop Available

The Office of Student Mental Health and Behavior (SMHB) is offering the NOVA community a free suicide prevention workshop. ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is a two-day workshop with national certification for those who complete the course. The workshop will help community members develop the skills to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. The free ASIST Workshop will be October 10 and 11 from … Continue reading Two Day ASIST Workshop Available

Library Resources: Proquest

Proquest is one of the Library’s most popular and well-used databases (with more than 500,000 searches per year). Proquest provides access to full-text newspaper, magazine and journal articles across a range of disciplines. Like the Cybermen in Doctor Who, Proquest has been upgraded. Unlike the Cybermen, the upgrade is benevolent. The new platform allows users to concurrently search more than 20 databases (including dissertations and … Continue reading Library Resources: Proquest

Join the Teaching Squares Program

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) is happy to announce the advent of Teaching Squares at NOVA. The program will provide new and interesting teaching insights. All full-time and adjunct faculty are invited to participate. What is Teaching Squares? Non-evaluative/self-reflective: The CETL Teaching Squares Program allows faculty to gain new perspectives and insights into their teaching through a completely non-evaluative process. It … Continue reading Join the Teaching Squares Program