Changes to NOVA Parking Policies and Semester Permit Fee

O’Quinn Receives Fellowship to Dublin City University

In the spring of 2013, Dr. Lisa O’Quinn was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship by Dublin City University (DCU), Office of Civic Engagement, in Dublin, Ireland, to serve as the primary researcher responsible for the creation of an instrument which measured the university’s involvement in civic engagement programs and the impact these outreach efforts have had upon the community and the university. DCU’s Office of Civic … Continue reading O’Quinn Receives Fellowship to Dublin City University

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Alexandria Hosts Turkish Educators

Twenty educators from Aksaray University in Turkey participated this summer in an American Culture and Language Training Workshop in Higher Education at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus. The month-long classes were led by Dr. Sonja L. Taylor and co-taught with Professor Ian Stone. The course ran from July 15 to August 9. Scholars learned about the U.S. education system and the intersection of politics, trade associations and … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts Turkish Educators

New Adjunct Orientation

Loudoun Campus Prepares Adjuncts for Fall

The Loudoun Adjunct Professional Development program was off to a busy start in August. Beginning with a New Adjunct Orientation where 27 new adjuncts spent an evening learning about campus resources for faculty, administrative responsibilities, how to prepare for the first day of class and how to operate classroom technology. The second event of the new school year was the Adjunct Professional Development Day, held … Continue reading Loudoun Campus Prepares Adjuncts for Fall

Back by Demand: Practical Project Management Training

Human Resources (HR) is pleased to announce the course Practical Project Management – Applications to Fit the Educational Environment will be offered again this fall. Practical Project Management is a five-session course that introduces participants to the basic principles of project management methodology. Participants learn to plan, measure and report projects for NOVA by applying it to a current NOVA project. HR is offering two class options … Continue reading Back by Demand: Practical Project Management Training

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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 donor … Continue reading Constitution Day Is Coming

TAC Training Is Available

TAC Brings LUNCH and LEARN to You

Title:                VoiceThreads: How to Enhance Online Communication in the Cloud Presenter:       Alicia Tucker (MA), history program head and faculty Date & Time:  Thursday, September 19, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location:        Fairfax 4, 3922 Pender Drive in Room 121 (see below for directions) This session will examine the online tool and mobile app VoiceThreads. VoiceThreads is a … Continue reading TAC Brings LUNCH and LEARN to You

Science Seminar on Nuclear Power

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a science seminar titled “The Past, Present and Future of Nuclear Power” by Dr. Craig Jensen, NOVA physics faculty, on Friday, September 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Theater. Light refreshments and a “Meet and Greet the Speaker” will be 11:30 p.m. to 11:55 p.m. in the Lower Gallery. Nuclear power came about … Continue reading Science Seminar on Nuclear Power

Woodbridge Hosts Two Art Exhibitions

Cross Culture: Transnational Identity in Recent Video Art August 27 to October 4 The Gallery at NOVA-Woodbridge Cross Culture focuses on contemporary video works by new and established international video artists who investigate identities that emerge as a result of existing in hybrid cultural, political and economic spaces. The selected artists for Cross Culture are well-respected in the field of video and new technologies, having shown internationally at … Continue reading Woodbridge Hosts Two Art Exhibitions

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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

2013 VRS Member Benefit Profiles Now Available Online

The Annual Member Benefit Profiles (MBPs) for Plan 1 and Plan 2 employees for 2013 are now available in myVRS. Your Member Benefit Profile (MBP) helps you map your retirement strategy. It is your online benefits statement providing important information about your retirement and other benefits as of June 30, 2013, and you can find it in your myVRS online account. To access your Member Benefit Profile, … Continue reading 2013 VRS Member Benefit Profiles Now Available Online

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Four Easy Ways to Stay Informed

In the midst of the busy fall semester, crowded parking lots and piles of paperwork, you may be asking yourself, “How can I keep up with the news and events going on at NOVA?” Here are a few suggestions for staying informed this year: 1. NOVA’s Home Page is a great resource for getting the information you need at a glance. The Important Information section on the top left … Continue reading Four Easy Ways to Stay Informed