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NOVA Community Chorus Tours Italy

The NOVA Community Chorus tour of Italy was an extraordinary success. The choir sang beautifully and represented the College proudly. This tour was indeed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and a great honor. The tour schedule was as follows: Tuesday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. (Concert) Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Miracoli, Venice  This was the second day of the tour. Although a bit jet-lagged, the chorus … Continue reading NOVA Community Chorus Tours Italy


LEAD VIRGINIA Holds 2013 Northern Virginia Session at MEC

On Saturday, July 20, LEAD VIRGINIA hosted a session at NOVA’s Medical Education Campus. LEAD VIRGINIA is a non-profit, non-partisan organization established in 2005 and based in Richmond, Virginia. Each year, the organization hosts a class of 40 senior-level executives from large and small businesses, economic development agencies, elected and appointed local and state government officials, education and non-profit leaders from throughout Virginia, and volunteers … Continue reading LEAD VIRGINIA Holds 2013 Northern Virginia Session at MEC

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Annandale Hosting Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence

The Division of Languages and Literature on the Annandale Campus is hosting a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from China for the 2013-2014 academic year. Dr. Min Ji is a professor at Sichuan Normal University, one of the oldest normal universities in China, where she teaches at the Center of Women’s Studies and the School of Foreign Languages. Ji holds a master of arts degree in Modern and … Continue reading Annandale Hosting Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence

Annandale Provost Hosts Reception for Faculty

On Monday, August 19, Annandale Provost Barbara Saperstone hosted a Welcome Back reception for faculty members. The day started with division meetings from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. After a break, a reception was held in the newly renovated lower plaza area in front of the CG Building between the CS and CF buildings. The beautifully landscaped plaza has become a gateway to the Campus, … Continue reading Annandale Provost Hosts Reception for Faculty

Dr. Phil Magalong, MEC coordinator of counseling

2013 MEC Welcome Back Event Highlights Teamwork

NOVA’s Medical Education Campus (MEC) hosted its 2013 Welcome Back event on Monday, August 19, in advance of the August 21 start of classes. The theme of this year’s event was “Teamwork.” Following an opportunity to catch up with colleagues over coffee or tea, faculty and staff heard opening remarks from MEC Provost Brian Foley. In addition, new members of the faculty and staff were … Continue reading 2013 MEC Welcome Back Event Highlights Teamwork


NOVA Represented Well at VSCPA Leaders’ Summit

NOVA students Jessica Luci and Nicholas Sojka and NOVA alumnus and George Mason University student Justin DuVarney attended the 2013 Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) Leaders’ Institute held at The Mason Inn on the Mason campus May 31 to June 1. The institute is a two-day, all-expenses paid conference for undergraduate accounting majors with at least a 3.0 GPA at Virginia colleges and universities. Students … Continue reading NOVA Represented Well at VSCPA Leaders’ Summit

Students listening to the afternoon’s speakers

MEC Congratulates LPN Graduates

Thirteen graduates of NOVA’s intensive Licensed Practical Nursing Program (LPN) received their pins on August 16. The students, who spent 372 days working diligently through the program, celebrated with family, friends, and faculty and administrators who worked tirelessly for the last year to ensure they had the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the demanding field of nursing. Speakers included Vice President of Workforce Development … Continue reading MEC Congratulates LPN Graduates

Lab manager Stefanie Thompson

MEC Hosts Camp Med for Young Students

The Medical Education Campus (MEC), which just celebrated its 10-year anniversary, again partnered with Virginia Hospital Center to host Camp Med, also celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Camp Med, a week-long camp for local middle schoolers, was held during the week of July 29, and the final week was August 12. Funded by a foundation grant, the extremely sought-after camp was started by Mary Ellen Gannon, … Continue reading MEC Hosts Camp Med for Young Students

New Pathway to Baccalaureate Transition Counselor Amanda Darr

Pathway Program Welcomes Amanda Darr 

Amanda Darr, who recently graduated from Boston College with a master’s degree in counseling/psychology, joined the NOVA classified staff on July 25 as a transition counselor in the Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program at the Annandale Campus. A native of Frederick, Maryland, Darr now lives in the Annandale area and is looking forward to her new job. “I am thrilled to be working for Pathway … Continue reading Pathway Program Welcomes Amanda Darr 

Mixed Media on Paper

Fisher Gallery Features Mei Mei Chang’s Work

At the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Gallery, Mei Mei Chang’s “Voyage in Tangible Space,” a mixed media exhibition will be available for viewing from Friday, September 6 to Sunday, October 6. The opening reception is Saturday, September 7 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Fisher Art Gallery is located in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at the … Continue reading Fisher Gallery Features Mei Mei Chang’s Work

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MEC Hosts Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

NOVA’s Medical Education Campus (MEC) is truly engaged in the local community and always looking for ways to make an even larger impact. In this spirit, the MEC is an active member of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. As such, the Campus partners with the Chamber to collect books, school supplies, coats and food items throughout the year for those underserved members of our … Continue reading MEC Hosts Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

TAC Training Is Available

Many TAC Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

The Technology Applications Center (TAC) is the central spot for technology information at NOVA. TAC offers a wide variety of tutorials and resources to integrate technology in the classroom, online and for work processes.  Whether you are looking to become Blackboard Competent, Hybrid Certified, learn more about student records or just learn a new technology, TAC is here to assist. TAC has some new training … Continue reading Many TAC Opportunities for Faculty and Staff

NOVA Fall sports

NOVA Fall Sports Schedules Announced

NOVA Athletics has announced the competition schedules for its three fall sports programs: women’s volleyball, men’s soccer, and women’s cross country. NOVA volleyball opens the 2013 campaign at the University of North Carolina Pembroke JUCO Braves Invitational Tournament August 30 and 31. NOVA’s home opener is on Saturday, September 7 with a quad match featuring Montgomery (MD) College, Harford (MD) Community College, and Pitt (NC) … Continue reading NOVA Fall Sports Schedules Announced

Matt Thurlow

Constitution Day Is Coming

Mark your calendars for Constitution Day at Annandale. The speaker will be Matthew A. Thurlow of Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library on September 17 at 12:30 p.m. in the CE Theater. The title of his speech will be “Furnishing Constitutional America.” Thurlow is the assistant director of development, major gifts and planned giving. He manages the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle, the museum’s premier … Continue reading Constitution Day Is Coming

Attention eVA Users, Buyers and Purchasers

To ensure prompt payment of NOVA invoices and eliminate duplication of work, any invoices you receive from vendors should be forwarded electronically to and not to individual employees within the Accounts Payables unit. Also, please do not copy any Accounts Payable employee on messages sent to the shared email address. If you do send an invoice electronically to the shared email box, … Continue reading Attention eVA Users, Buyers and Purchasers

Purchasing Department Announces New Gift Card Policy

The Purchasing Department is pleased to announce a new procedure for purchasing gift cards at NOVA. Effective immediately, please work with your Campus Buyer to facilitate the purchase of approved gift cards for faculty, staff and students with the Buyer’s P-Card. This is a change to the previous policy which required a check request to be issued, approved and completed in order to purchase gift … Continue reading Purchasing Department Announces New Gift Card Policy