Archive | May 6, 2013
Robert Templin and Ron Brownstein

President Templin Speaks at State of the Middle Class Summit

On April 25, President Robert G. Templin, Jr., was one of two keynote speakers for a summit on the “State of the Middle Class” organized by The Atlantic and National Journal. The other keynote speaker was Gene Sperling, director of the National Economic Council and assistant to President Barack Obama for economic policy. “Higher education […]

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Barbara Saperstone, John Ruffino and David Miller

Alumni Federation Honors Faculty of the Year

On the evening of April 19, the NVCC Alumni Federation presented the 2013 Faculty of the Year Awards at a ceremony organized by Assistant Director of the NVCC Educational Foundation Bonnie Idle. It was held in the Ernst Community Cultural Center Forum on the Annandale Campus. A tornado watch in effect that evening did not […]

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Dorothy Richardson, Barbara Tyler, Dr. Belle Wheelan and Radina Mileva

Tailor-Made Professional Development Day at Loudoun

On April 26, the Loudoun classified staff gathered for a day of community and learning at a professional development day designed just for them. The theme of the day was “Embracing Change: The Foundation for a Better Campus Community.” “The whole event was impressively well orchestrated. The committee did a fabulous job of taking care […]

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Staff and students from Autism Speaks

Staff and Students Raise Money for Autism Speaks

On April 13, a group of staff and students attended the “Walk Now for Autism Speaks” 5K walk in Cumberland, Maryland at Alleghany College of Maryland. The students that attended the walk are a part of the “LEAD Program” and have been raising money for the event throughout the semester with a variety of events […]

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Officers Tony Ong and Mike Shallue

Unused Drugs Taken Back

Prescription drug abuse, particularly among young people experimenting with their parents’ medications, is a serious problem in this country and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has worked to reduce the supply of unused prescription drugs by sponsoring the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day since 2008. The NOVA Police Department has participated each time. This year’s […]

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Brian Foley and Jodi Gundrum.

MEC Host Annual Walk-4- Life /Spring Health Fair

On April 20, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) hosted its annual Walk-4-Life and Spring Health Fair. On a sunny, blustery and particularly cold day, many local residents came out to participate. For kids, there was face painting, a caricature artist and balloon animal entertainer, a working electric train set made entirely out of legos, as […]

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Principles of Catering student hosts

Catering Exams Are Dining Treats

Did you know that there are three NOVA graduates working in the White House? All three of them came out of the same program: Hospitality Management at the Annandale Campus. “We are proud of our graduates, who are working throughout the hospitality industry” said Assistant Dean of Hospitality Management Janet Sass. “Their success is a […]

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Dr. Ia Gomez

Kickoff of Biotech Week at the Manassas Campus

Dr. Ia Gomez, biotechnology program head, at the Manassas Campus directed the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the discovery of the DNA structure on April 22. This year was also the 10th anniversary of the Human Genome project. The event was the kickoff of Biotech Week, a week-long event organized and hosted by Gomez […]

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Jack Zegeer

Loudoun Welcome New Financial Aid Manager

This March, Jack Zegeer joined the Loudoun Campus as the campus financial aid manager. His focus is to improve the student and staff financial aid experience. His presence on the campus has already been felt. He has attended twelve SDV classes, hosted four workshops, and presented at two local libraries—and more on the way. His […]

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Butterfly Garden

Nature Beckons With Nametags

Ah, springtime! There is nothing like a leisurely walk among the flowering trees and shrubs to lift the spirit and fill the heart. At the Annandale Campus, faculty and staff can now do that by reading a map and finding nametags on the flora they are admiring. Nametags were placed on several of the trees […]

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NOVA faculty Tonia Rodgers

International Poetry Reading Celebrates NOVA Diversity

Where can you hear Korean, Russian, Chinese, French, Spanish, Vietnamese, German, Arabic, Italian, Hungarian and English all spoken in the same room? At the International Poetry Reading, recently held on the Annandale Campus, that’s where. The event, co-sponsored by the NOVA Annandale Library and the NOVA Annandale Language Center, was organized to commemorate both National […]

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Nan Peck, Amber Koeckritz, Shaunda Durham, Tami Olds, Justin Kaylor, Ben Ellison, Jennifer Rainey and Kennith Darensbourg

Communication Studies Induct Members Into Honor Society

The Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Chi Eta Communication Honor Society at NOVA is proud to announce its newest members at a ceremony on August 25 in the Oral Communication Center. Inductees include Christine Alford (MA), Olga Diana (AN), Ben Ellison (AN), Justin Kaylor (WO) and Hoi Ki Lau (AN). Alpha Alpha Chapter Faculty Advisor, […]

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Gutierrez press release 1

“The Death of Fear” by Nelson Gutierrez at the Fisher Art

“The Death of Fear,” an exhibition of ink and pencil drawings on paper by Nelson Gutierrez, will be on display from Friday, May 3 through Thursday, June 6, 2013, in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, located in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at the Alexandria Campus. The opening reception […]

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VCCS to Upgrade Blackboard

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) will upgrade our current version of Blackboard to Service Pack 11 (SP11), which provides users with contemporary design, improved accessibility features and some long-awaited functionality. The upgrade is scheduled to occur May 17 to May 19. During this time Blackboard will be down and unavailable. The new features and enhancements to […]

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Summer Benefit Deductions for Nine-Month Faculty on the 18 Pay

To ensure benefit premiums are current through the summer months, premiums for the months of May and June for participating 9-month faculty members on the 18 pay cycle will be deducted on the May 16, 2013 payroll for the following benefits: Health, Optional Group Life, UNUM Long Term Disability, AFLAC, Colonial and Insurance Company of […]

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Flyers: May 6, 2013

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