Archive | March 18, 2013
Professor Kathryn O’Sullivan and Paul Awad

Manassas Faculty Win Indie Soap Award at Ceremony in New York City

The 4th Annual Indie Soap Awards ceremony was held at New World Stages in New York City on February 19. “Thurston” Co-Executive Producer/Creator/Writer/Costume Designer and NOVA Professor Kathryn O’Sullivan won for Best Costume Design and Co-Executive Producer/Director/Cinematographer/Editor Paul Awad won for Best Cinematography. Awad was also nominated for Best Director (Drama). Garrett Brennan, a NOVA student at the Loudoun Campus, was nominated for […]

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Connie Kirkland

Kirkland Named to Council of Experts

Connie J. Kirkland, director of NOVA’s Student Mental Health and Behavior office and chair of the College Threat Assessment Team, has been named to the Council of Experts, 32 National Campus Safety Index, by the VTV Family Outreach Foundation, an organization founded as a result of the campus tragedy at Virginia Tech in April 2007. […]

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NOVA nursing class of 2012 collect medical and humanitarian supplies for the Afya Foundation in Yonkers, New York

Nursing Alumni Collect Medical, Humanitarian Supplies

The NOVA nursing class of 2012 collected medical and humanitarian supplies for the Afya Foundation in Yonkers, New York. Afya collects new or gently used supplies to distribute to developing regions suffering from chronic poverty and limited access to healthcare. Afya has been a first responder to the people of Haiti, Pakistan and Japan during recent […]

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NOVA-Manassas student Syed M. Sarwar and engineering instructor Monica Mallini

Manassas Instructor Helps Student Win Prestigious Award

Engineering instructor Monica Mallini recently attended an awards banquet where Manassas Campus student Syed M. Sarwar was honored for winning a competition sponsored by the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies. Sarwar received $500 for earning first place in the contest that he learned about from Mallini. “I wanted to give my […]

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Manassas panel

Manassas Hosts Faculty Chat and Chew Panel Discussion

In honor of Black History Month, faculty and staff at the Manassas Campus hosted an informative panel and discussion that touched upon a wide range of topics centered around African-Americans. Led by professor Chalet Jean-Baptiste and sponsored by Student Life, faculty, staff and students had an opportunity to learn about the myriad of contributions made […]

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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 […]

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The Northern Virginia Review Launch Celebration

Please join us in celebrating the launch of Volume 27 of The Northern Virginia Review (TNVR). Date: Tuesday, March 19  When: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: The Richard J. Ernst Cultural Community Center (CE Building) at the Annandale Campus. This year TNVR is honored to have as guests the prizewinning poet T. R. Hummer […]

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Autism Workshop Available (LOCATION CHANGE)

Please take advantage of the 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.  Managing Disruptive Behaviors in the College Classroom: Focus on Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD  Presenter: Larrie […]

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Science Seminar on the Importance of Nanotechnology

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 22 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in CE Theater. Light refreshments and a “Meet & Greet” with the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m. in the Lower Gallery. Dr. Manori Nadesalingam, NOVA physics faculty, will present “Beyond […]

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Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for Faculty

Back by popular demand! The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) presents the semester-long Faculty Focus Series: Course Development for New and Seasoned Faculty. Three sessions are remaining. Come to one or all! All sessions are from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the CETL Center (AN CG 218) Please click here to register. […]

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NOVA Community Chorus Concert

Please mark your calendar for the following performance by NOVA Community Chorus, Dr. Mark Whitmire, director:  Sunday, March 24 3:00 p.m. Bishop Ireton High School 201 Cambridge Road Alexandria, Virginia The concert includes Cantata Academica by Benjamin Britten performed with The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic and featuring NOVA music students Lika Bozhich (soprano), Claire Dubas (alto), Francisco Robles […]

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Leonard J. Mills Memorial Lecture

The 2013 Leonard J. Mills Memorial Lecture will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25 in the CE Forum. The speaker will be Dr. George E. Vaillant, psychiatrist and professor at Harvard Medical School. Mark your calendars!

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Spring Speaker Series

Rethinking Learning in an Information Age

Event details: Dr. Ike Shibley Associate Professor of Chemistry and Science Program Coordinator Penn State Berks College Pennsylvania State University System March 29 9:00 a.m. to Noon CE Seminar Rooms The pedagogical notion that students construct knowledge aligns with what is currently known about the neurobiology of learning. In this workshop, participants will examine some […]

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Globalization Seminars at the Alexandria Campus

This spring the International Studies Committee of the Alexandria Campus is presenting several seminars on globalization. All events are free and open to all. All events will be held in the Bisdorf Building (“AA;” the room numbers are indicated below). Directions to the Alexandria Campus and campus maps available online: “China’s Impact on Globalization” […]

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Spring 2013 Open Enrollment Period Scheduled

Health and flexible benefits Open Enrollment will be May 1 – May 24, 2013. A schedule of employee informational meetings hosted by the Department of Human Resource Management will be posted soon in a future edition of the Intercom.

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Flyers: March 18, 2013

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