NOVA Graduate Receives Prestigious Award

Kellie Blair Hardt recently received the National Education Association’s Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence. The award, which comes with $10,000, is given to just five teachers each year. According to The Washington Post, Hardt plans to use some of the money to help two former students attend college. Hardt is a 1998 graduate of the Manassas Campus who teaches special education at Metz Middle … Continue reading NOVA Graduate Receives Prestigious Award

MEC Hosts Suicide Awareness Documentary Panel

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) hosted “Don’t Change the Subject,” the first of six suicide awareness events to be held on all six NOVA campuses. The event consisted of a screening of the documentary by the same name, which takes a somewhat irreverent view of this heavy subject, as one man tries to answer questions regarding his own mother’s suicide when he was 12 years … Continue reading MEC Hosts Suicide Awareness Documentary Panel

NOVA Participates in The Yoga Aid World Challenge

On September 9, students from several NOVA campuses gathered to participate in The Yoga Aid World Challenge, an international fundraising event with the dual purpose of raising funds for charity and sharing the wonderful joys of yoga. The event “followed the sun” around the globe, uniting 250,000 participants in 225 locations throughout the world. More than 30 students and faculty extended their muscles and amplified … Continue reading NOVA Participates in The Yoga Aid World Challenge

Manassas Faculty and Staff Kick Off New School Year in Icy Cool Style

As the first week of classes came to a close, Manassas Campus faculty and staff  celebrated with music, door prizes, t-shirts and flavored ice from Ritas. Held on August 24, the first fall Faculty/Staff Social  was a big hit  as jazz floated through the air on the Campus patio and attendees enjoyed the tasty frozen treats. “We are excited to start off the new year … Continue reading Manassas Faculty and Staff Kick Off New School Year in Icy Cool Style

MEC Provost Passes Gavel to New Safety Chair

Medical Education Campus (MEC) Provost Brian Foley (left) officially passed on the gavel for the MEC Weekly Safety Committee Meeting to Director of Operations Marion DeVoe. The MEC Safety Committee consists of 16 members who represent each department within the MEC. The group discusses issues of concern for the health and well-being of students, faculty and staff of the MEC community and addresses those issues … Continue reading MEC Provost Passes Gavel to New Safety Chair

Annandale Campus Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Annandale Campus is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month withnumerous notable activities that started on September 12 and will continue through October 15. Hosted by the Languages and Literature Division, the festivities kicked off with a flag parade with music by Grupo Corozo and Zumba in the upper CF Plaza. Anna Cabral, who served at the 42nd treasurer of the United States from 2005 to 2009, … Continue reading Annandale Campus Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Don’t Miss the Annual Chorus Benefit Concert

NOVA Community Chorus, under the direction of Dr. Mark Whitmire, will present its annual Chorus Benefit Concert on Tuesday, October 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall on the Alexandria Campus. Come hear talented NOVA students and faculty perform music of Beethoven. “Bravo Beethoven!” will feature pianists Christine and David Hagan playing music arranged for piano-four hands. They will be joined … Continue reading Don’t Miss the Annual Chorus Benefit Concert

Virginia Rood Pates Ceramics Exhibition at Annandale

You are invited to an art exhibition of ceramics by Virginia Rood Pates at the Annandale Campus, CM Building in the upper level hallway. Exhibit details are: Dirty Clay: 2008-2012 Biloxi, Mississippi Santa Rosalia and Punto Chivato, Baja California Sur, Mexico Sedona, Jerome, Clarkdale & Oracle, Arizona The pieces on exhibit were produced over a four-year period in Mississippi,the Southwest and Mexico. The wheel-thrown pieces … Continue reading Virginia Rood Pates Ceramics Exhibition at Annandale