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Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Lab Construction Kickoff

On December 10, Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Tony Bansal, Medical Education Campus (MEC) Provost Brian Foley, and Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Assistant Dean Meg Cook were on hand for the kickoff of construction for the new Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program lab. The area currently housing the PTA lab and the Clinical Simulation lab will be under renovation and the new OTA lab … Continue reading Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Lab Construction Kickoff

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Filmmakers Share Their Knowledge at the Woodbridge Campus

At the end of November, film professors Chris Stallings and Bryan Brown hosted “Filmmaking Innovations,” a panel discussion featuring local filmmakers Paul Awad, Kathryn O’Sullivan, Lucy Gebre-Egziabher and John Poague. Awad is a director, producer, editor, cinematographer, composer and writer. Before turning his focus to narrative projects, Awad was a director and cinematographer who worked in commercials. His work has received recognition from the ADDY … Continue reading Filmmakers Share Their Knowledge at the Woodbridge Campus

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Ten-Week American Sign Language Course at Annandale Concludes Successfully

On December 5, 12 faculty and staff received a certificate of completion for participating in a professional development opportunity that introduced participants with no prior knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) to the culture of the deaf and hard of hearing. Brian Leffler, a full-time faculty member who teaches ASL classes on the Annandale Campus, developed this introductory ASL course with the goals of increasing … Continue reading Ten-Week American Sign Language Course at Annandale Concludes Successfully

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Manassas Honors Program Holds ExxonMobil Awards Ceremony

The Manassas Honors Program held the ExxonMobil Awards Ceremony on November 27 and granted three $250 awards to students based on personal essays, campus and community involvement, current grades, and professor recommendations. Any student currently enrolled in an Honors or Honors Option course were eligible to apply. ExxonMobil generously provides funding that allows the NOVA Honors Program to offer these awards. In attendance were Executive Director John … Continue reading Manassas Honors Program Holds ExxonMobil Awards Ceremony

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NOVA Woodbridge Participates in National Young Readers Day

On November 13, a group of volunteers from the Woodbridge Campus joined other local schools and businesses for National Young Readers Day. This annual event is sponsored by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce with the goal to motivate young students to read by having role models read to them. Volunteers read to more than 21,000 students at 40 elementary schools across Prince William County. … Continue reading NOVA Woodbridge Participates in National Young Readers Day

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Dental Hygiene Program Participates in Children’s Wellness Festival

On October 13, Medical Education Campus (MEC) students joined with representatives from Manassas City Public Schools, Rotary Clubs and a wide variety of volunteers to support the 2012 Children’s Wellness Festival at Metz Middle School in Manassas. The invitation to participate in the event was extended by Dean Dee Martin of the Manassas Campus. The festival began at 11:00 a.m. and ended at 3:00 p.m. During … Continue reading Dental Hygiene Program Participates in Children’s Wellness Festival

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Alexandria Campus Library Extended Hours During Exams

Once again, the Alexandria Campus Library offered students extra time to prepare for finals by opening early at 8:00 a.m. and closing late at 11:00 p.m. during the last week of classes and exam week. For the first time, Learning and Technology Resources partnered with the Student Government Association (SGA) to host “Exam Cram” during which SGA provided snacks and hosted study groups with tutors. … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Library Extended Hours During Exams

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Blackboard 9.1 Updates

On December 20, the theme and course structure option will be available for NOVA’s Blackboard. As a result, the look and feel of NOVA’s Blackboard will change to a more streamlined look. This does not change the content, only the look of Blackboard. The course structure option provides faculty with more customizable options within their Blackboard course. NOVA’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) will offer virtual … Continue reading Blackboard 9.1 Updates

Mileage Rate Increase for 2013

Effective January 1, 2013, the mileage rate for personally owned vehicles will increase from 55.5 cents per mile to 56.5 cents per mile. Please be aware of the following regulations: As of January 1, 2013, the personal mileage rate will be 56.5 cents per mile if your travel is local or your trip averages 100 miles per day or less. If you travel locally on … Continue reading Mileage Rate Increase for 2013