MEC Faculty Appointed by Governor to Radiologic Technology Advisory Board

Medical Education Campus (MEC) Radiography Faculty Rebecca Keith has been appointed to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Board for Radiologic Technology. Nominated by a former co-worker at Virginia Commonwealth University, Keith was appointed by Governor Bob McDonnell in January 2012, and she will serve four years with the possibility of an additional four-year appointment. The seat she fills was vacated by MEC faculty Peggy Heffernen … Continue reading MEC Faculty Appointed by Governor to Radiologic Technology Advisory Board

Four MEC Faculty Receive GMU Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) is very pleased to announce that four of its nursing faculty graduated with their doctoral degrees from George Mason University. The four were a part of a cohort of eight students that graduated May 17 from Mason’s first cohort for the Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP). Kathy Patterson, Rebecca Sutter, Caroline Sutter and newly-appointed Dean of Nursing Mandy Milot represented … Continue reading Four MEC Faculty Receive GMU Doctor of Nursing Practice

Rebecca Kamen Opens Exhibition at Georgetown University

Professor of Art Rebecca Kamen continues to demonstrate that NOVA professors produce some of the region’s most thought provoking work. Her latest show, “Rebecca Kamen: Manuscript as Muse,” opened on September 5 at the Spagnuolo Gallery at Georgetown University. Georgetown University’s President John J. DeGioia attended the opening and mentioned the event on his Facebook page noting the event and its importance to the profile … Continue reading Rebecca Kamen Opens Exhibition at Georgetown University

The Annandale Faculty/Staff Resource Center’s New Recording Studio.

The Annandale Faculty/Staff Resource Center (FSRC) recently completed work on their new recording studio. The studio is outfitted with 12 soundproof panels that are designed to keep out external sounds and keep in internal sounds, a 22 inch Smart interactive touch monitor, a Blue Yeti studio-quality microphone, and an HD camcorder. Camtasia Studio software is loaded on the computer to make screen recording and editing … Continue reading The Annandale Faculty/Staff Resource Center’s New Recording Studio.

Loudoun Campus Welcomes New Faculty

Several new faculty members were welcomed at Loudoun for Fall 2012. John C. Kincheloe, assistant professor of history, brings several years of teaching experience, including three years as an adjunct at NOVA. He earned a master’s degree at James Madison University and is pursuing a doctorate at the University of Connecticut. He lives in Alexandria with his wife, Casey, and Luke, a Labrador/blue heeler mix. … Continue reading Loudoun Campus Welcomes New Faculty

Woodbridge Welcomes New Faculty

Several people joined the Woodbridge Campus faculty for Fall 2012, including a NOVA graduate who returned to teach. Megan Davies, assistant professor of psychology, is very familiar with the college, having taught previously at NOVA campuses in Alexandria, Manassas and Woodbridge. She brings a wealth of teaching experience gained at Averett University, Strayer University, Rednock School in Dursley, England, and Soundwell College in Bristol, England. … Continue reading Woodbridge Welcomes New Faculty

Luanne Savino O’Loughlin of Olio2go Returns to NOVA

Following her enjoyable and informative March 2012 presentation and tasting of imported Italian extra virgin olive oils, Luanne Savino O’Loughlin, manager of Olio2go, returned to the Annandale Campus on September 5 to share her knowledge and experience. O’Loughlin, accompanied by native Italian Stefano Middei, showed the Culinary I students how to taste the oils, the difference between filtered and unfiltered olive oils, organic and non-organic … Continue reading Luanne Savino O’Loughlin of Olio2go Returns to NOVA

Save the Date: Constitution Day, Sept. 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 Theater 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, Sept. 18

Technology Applications Center Workshops

Mobile Apps that Support Learning – How and Why Faculty Should Use Them: Presenters: Nikkia Anderson, Instructional Technologist for Hybrid Instruction and Susanna Ferrara, English Faculty. TAC Presents “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) session: Tuesday, September 18 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Annandale – CT 335. This presentation will educate faculty about how to take advantage of mobile learning apps to increase student … Continue reading Technology Applications Center Workshops

Science Seminar: Microbial Vignettes: It’s Okay to be Small

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar, titled “Microbial Vignettes: It’s Okay to be Small,” on Friday, September 28 in the CE Theater from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Light refreshments and Meet and Greet will take place in the Lower Gallery from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. The guest speaker will be NOVA faculty Dr. Karen Bushaw-Newton. This event … Continue reading Science Seminar: Microbial Vignettes: It’s Okay to be Small

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