Gilley Named Fulbright Scholar

Dr. Amy Gilley has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award for the 2013-2014 academic year to teach American Studies, with a focus on American film and media, at the University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Teaching abroad is not a new experience. From 1996 to 1999, she taught American literature and media studies at a private university in Estonia. As a first generation Estonian-American, she was … Continue reading Gilley Named Fulbright Scholar

Changes to NOVA Parking Policies and Semester Permit Fee

NJCAA Honors NOVA Student-Athletes for Academics

NOVA congratulates three student-athletes for earning recognition by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for outstanding scholastic achievements. Anuar Khvan-Beiseuov, a sophomore, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic honor by earning the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence with a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA). He was a two-year member of NOVA’s men’s basketball team and started in four games while averaging 2.4 points and … Continue reading NJCAA Honors NOVA Student-Athletes for Academics

CyberWatch Training

NOVA Hosts CyberWatch Faculty Professional Development

NOVA again hosted CyberWatch Faculty Professional Development at the Alexandria Campus June 24 to 26. Twenty faculty members from institutions such as George Washington University, Marymount, University of Maryland, the National Defense University, Howard University, Prince George’s Community College, and NOVA attended a three-day training session on Cloud Security. The training represents NOVA’s participation with the National CyberWatch Center, an NSF-funded National Center focused on cyber-security. NOVA’s … Continue reading NOVA Hosts CyberWatch Faculty Professional Development

Students and advisors at Student Leadership Night

Woodbridge Honors Clubs and Faculty Advisors

During the fall and spring semesters, Student Life Coordinator Tank McCarl worked with faculty and students to create an engaging campus atmosphere where students could be involved with a variety of clubs and campus events. The Woodbridge Campus currently has 16 clubs and ended the year with a celebration during Student Leadership Night. The clubs voted for and awarded a variety of awards and titles … Continue reading Woodbridge Honors Clubs and Faculty Advisors

TOTAL Workshop Registration Continues

Registration continues this week for Extended Learning Institute’s (ELI) July TOTAL workshop offerings: Time Management Strategies July 8 – July 21 Preparing Student Learning Objectives July 8 – July 21 Register via NOVA Academy ( See HR’s login directions ( for help using NOVA Academy. Search on total to see the Virginia Community College System (VCCS): TOTAL workshops listed. All workshops take place online in … Continue reading TOTAL Workshop Registration Continues

Credit for Prior Learning Open House

The Office of Career and Technical Education is excited to announce a special Credit for Prior Learning Open House being held on each campus. These open houses are supported through a grant from the SCHEV College Access Challenge Grant Program. Under the direction of Dr. Milan Hayward, the grant is designed to increase adult degree completion through improved prior learning assessment (PLA) services at NOVA. … Continue reading Credit for Prior Learning Open House

TAC Training Is Available

Use the Summer to Increase Your Technology Skills

Why not use the summer to learn a new technology? The Technology Applications Center (TAC) has technology training opportunities in: • Blackboard Collaborate • Blackboard Competency • Hybrid Certification • Panopto • Respondus • SafeAssign • Web 2.0 Applications on the iPad • WordPress • New this summer: SharePoint What Is SharePoint? Microsoft SharePoint is a Web-based system that facilitates collaboration through shared files and … Continue reading Use the Summer to Increase Your Technology Skills