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NOVA Attends Annual Achieving the Dream Meeting

During the first week of February, a team of faculty and staff represented NOVA at Achieving the Dream’s (ATD) Annual Meeting on Student Success in Anaheim, California. Referred to as DREAM (which stands for Data, Reform, Equity, Achievement, and Movement), the conference is an opportunity for faculty and staff from the 187 participating ATD community colleges to share ideas about student success. The NOVA team … Continue reading NOVA Attends Annual Achieving the Dream Meeting

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Falls Church High School Dual Enrollment Day

On February 1, the Annandale Campus welcomed 85 dual enrolled students and their NOVA high school adjunct professor Ari Jones from Falls Church High School for a Dual Enrollment Day. The students who are enrolled in the four ENG 111 and 112 dual enrollment sections at Falls Church High School included the first Honors ENG dual enrollment class at this high school. Dual Enrollment/Weekend Studies … Continue reading Falls Church High School Dual Enrollment Day

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New Annandale Reading and Writing Center Supervisor

Emily Miller joined the Annandale Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) unit in fall 2012 as the new supervisor of the Reading and Writing Center. Miller has worked in education since 2003, exploring many facets of learning including counseling, tutoring, second language acquisition, special education, Montessori theory, synchronous online tutoring, and undergraduate composition. As a former Annandale Campus English adjunct, she is thrilled to continue working with … Continue reading New Annandale Reading and Writing Center Supervisor

MEC Welcomes New Adult Career Coach / Job Placement Coordinator

Cynthia Knight has been a member of the NOVA family for 12 years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in management from National Louis University and a master’s in human resources development from Webster University. Knight previously spent most of her time as an active member of the Provost staff at the Alexandria Campus. In February 2011, she became a part of the Medical Education Campus … Continue reading MEC Welcomes New Adult Career Coach / Job Placement Coordinator

Professional Development Available

Take advantage of these professional development opportunities sponsored by the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic & Student Services, Human Resources and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Registration is through the NOVA Academy.  Instructional Strategies and Supports to Improve Outcomes for College Students with Asperger’s Syndrome Karen Berlin, Educational Specialist, T-TAC, George Mason University SESSION DESCRIPTION March 22 | 10:00 … Continue reading Professional Development Available

Lyceum Event Featuring Guitarist and Composer Jose Lezcano

Two-time Grammy-nominated guitarist and composer Jose Manuel Lezcano, Keene State College professor of music, will present an evening of music and lecture at the Woodbridge Theater, room 120, on March 27 at 7:00 p.m. This multi-media presentation titled “The Guitar in Latin America: Continuities, Changes and Bicultural Strumming” will showcase the guitar in Latin America as an instrument that speaks many languages. Lezcano will present … Continue reading Lyceum Event Featuring Guitarist and Composer Jose Lezcano

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You Are Invited to “Lincoln: the Man and the Film”

The “Lincoln: the Man and the Film” event on March 28 will start at 12:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Ernst Center, Annandale Campus, with a reception followed by a roundtable discussion beginning at 1:00 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are welcome for a special showing of the Academy Award nominated film “Lincoln” which will include a roundtable discussion of the film led by … Continue reading You Are Invited to “Lincoln: the Man and the Film”

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CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series with Dr. Ike Shibley

Mark your calendar for “Rethinking Learning in an Information Age” on March 29 at 9:00 a.m. at the Annandale Campus, CE Forum Seminar Rooms A through D. The Leading Voices Speaker will be Dr. Ike Shibley, associate professor of chemistry and science program coordinator at Penn State Berks College, Pennsylvania State University System. To register: http://www.nvcc.edu/cetl/training/ Knowledge may have once been housed primarily in universities … Continue reading CETL’s Leading Voices Speaker Series with Dr. Ike Shibley

CETL Faculty Focus Series

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) again brings you the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Please click here to register. All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218). The remaining sessions are: March 25 – Designing Valid Multiple Choice Exams Learn how to test along a cognitive process dimension from lower orders … Continue reading CETL Faculty Focus Series

Invitation to the Faculty of the Year Reception

The NVCC Alumni Federation Board of Governors cordially invites you to attend the 2013 Faculty of the Year Reception to be held in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center Forum on the Annandale Campus, Friday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. All nominees will receive a certificate and one faculty member from each campus will receive the annual Faculty of the Year Jefferson Cup from … Continue reading Invitation to the Faculty of the Year Reception

Lukman Ahmad’s “Spotlight” Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: Friday, March 22 to Sunday, April 28, 2013 Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with sitar and saz music by Jani Dylan and Azad Yalcin.  “Spotlight,” an exhibition of acrylic paintings on canvas by Lukman Ahmad, will be on display from Friday, March 22 through Sunday, April 28 in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, located in … Continue reading Lukman Ahmad’s “Spotlight” Exhibition

2013 NOVA Service Awards Luncheon

The NOVA Service Awards Luncheon honoring employees completing 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service with the Commonwealth of Virginia will be held on Friday, April 5 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 2013 NOVA Service Awards Luncheon

Leave Sharing Request

Bruce Nash at Loudoun Campus has requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form by copying the following URL into your web browser: http://www.nvcc.edu/faculty-and-staff/human-resources/hr-forms/leave-sharing.html. Please complete the form by printing and submitting it to Human Resources by fax to 703-323-3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request