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NOVA and IAFF Representatives Meet to Help Vets Transition

Representatives from the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) visited NOVA on May 30 to discuss ways to work together to offer emergency medical technology and fire science educational opportunities for combat veterans returning to the workforce. James Ridley, assistant to the general president for education, training and human relations, and Matthew Vinci, director of education, training and human relations for the IAFF, met with … Continue reading NOVA and IAFF Representatives Meet to Help Vets Transition

Woodbridge Librarian Provides Tutorials to Local Students

Woodbridge Librarian Provides Tutorials to Local Students

At the end of May, Woodbridge Campus Library Supervisor Kerry Cotter and Potomac Senior High School Library Media Specialist Marilyn Garnto collaborated to provide an introduction to college research for graduating Potomac seniors. Cotter and Garnto met with seniors to discuss the rigors of college academics, the high expectations students can expect to encounter from college and university faculty, and the major differences between high … Continue reading Woodbridge Librarian Provides Tutorials to Local Students

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Community Based Co-Enrollment Programs Generate $1.5 Million

The NOVA Community Based Organization (CBO) initiative was launched from the Alexandria Campus in 2007 when 36 students enrolled in the Training Futures Program operated by Northern Virginia Family Service became co-enrolled as NOVA students and earned a combined total of 431 credits or 14 full-time equivalents (FTEs) for the winter semester. Six years later, in the 2012-2013 academic year, seven community based co-enrollment programs will … Continue reading Community Based Co-Enrollment Programs Generate $1.5 Million

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NOVA TV Completes “Battles of the Civil War on NOVA Campuses”

The NOVA TV Center has just completed production on a documentary called “Battles of the Civil War on NOVA Campuses.” As the name states, the documentary details Civil War battles that occurred on or near land that later became NOVA campuses. To view the video, go to http://www.nvcc.edu/tvcenter/vod/CourseView.aspx?Course=COMMONWEALTH+CHRONICLES and select “Battles of the Civil War on NOVA Campuses.” Continue reading NOVA TV Completes “Battles of the Civil War on NOVA Campuses”

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Third Installment of Workforce Development Learning Series

On May 17, the Workforce Development Division hosted the third installment of the Workforce Industry Building Learning Series. The purpose of the series is to build the Workforce Development Division business services brand within the Northern Virginia business community. The theme for the latest event was healthcare reform. Executives representing a cross-section of the Northern Virginia business community attended the lunch discussion titled “Moving Forward … Continue reading Third Installment of Workforce Development Learning Series

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MEC Welcomes New Disability Services Counselor

Donna Smith has joined the Medical Education Campus (MEC) Student Services staff as the new disability services counselor, a position vacated by Dr. Phil Magalong when he moved to a new role as MEC coordinator of counseling. Smith comes to NOVA from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa where she served as an accommodations specialist in the Office of Disability Services and helped students in … Continue reading MEC Welcomes New Disability Services Counselor

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Denise Philipbar’s Conscious Evolution Installation

Conscious Evolution, installations by Denise Philipbar, will be on display from Friday, June 14 through Sunday, July 21 in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, located on the upper level of the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at the Alexandria Campus. The opening reception is scheduled for Friday, June 14 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Gallery hours are 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading Denise Philipbar’s Conscious Evolution Installation