Mary Knight

In Memory: Mary Knight

NOVA mourns the sudden loss of our colleague, Mary Knight. Ms. Knight, an adjunct professor at the Annandale and Loudoun Campuses, was identified as one of the 12 victims who died in the senseless tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16. Ms. Knight, 51, worked in information technology at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) where she had recently been promoted. NOVA President … Continue reading In Memory: Mary Knight

Dean of Allied Health Andy Cornell

MEC Hosts UDC Community College Faculty and Staff

Members of the faculty and staff of University of the District of Columba Community College (UDC) visited the Medical Education Campus (MEC) September 5 to learn how the MEC structured itself as the only specialized community college in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the broader region. UDC is contemplating turning their Backus Campus into a specialized campus for allied health and nursing, similar to NOVA’s … Continue reading MEC Hosts UDC Community College Faculty and Staff

Annandale Counselor Jennifer Nelson

Continuing Student Initiative and Registration Success

The Continuing Student Initiative began last academic year with a partnership between the Counseling Departments at Alexandria and Annandale Campuses to (1) promote earlier advising, planning and registration of continuing students; (2) connect continuing students to their faculty advisors; and (3) assist students in using their information literacy and critical thinking skills in this process. With the understanding that the College will have students who … Continue reading Continuing Student Initiative and Registration Success

Dr. Matthew Shank stands with MEC Provost Brian Foley.

Marymount University President Visits MEC

Dr. Matthew Shank, president of Marymount University in Arlington, VA, visited NOVA’s Medical Education Campus on September 12 to talk with Provost Brian Foley, and tour the classrooms and labs of the state-of-the-art Springfield campus. Shank was appointed the sixth president of Marymount in July 2011. Previously, he served as the dean of the College of Business Administration at University of Dayton. He has also … Continue reading Marymount University President Visits MEC

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Workforce Development and SBA Form Unique Partnership

NOVA’s Workforce Development Division (WDD) and the Washington Metropolitan Area District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) signed a collaboration agreement to deliver small business training services. The agreement was signed by SBA District Director Antonio Doss and Vice President of Workforce Development William Gary, Sr. after SBA’s annual Small Business Awards Celebration on August 21. “Our SBA-NOVA staffs synergized very quickly to … Continue reading Workforce Development and SBA Form Unique Partnership

Manassas Campus Welcomes New Faculty

Four people joined the faculty at the Manassas Campus at the start of the fall 2013 semester. Vashti Carisa Bryant is an assistant professor of biotechnology and biology. She gained teaching experience at the University of the District of Columbia Community College, and has worked as an associate scientist at Kemp Biotechnologies Inc. and Life Technologies Inc. She holds a doctorate from the University of … Continue reading Manassas Campus Welcomes New Faculty

5k

Registration Now Open for the NOVA 5K

On Sunday, October 6, NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus will host a 5K run and community expo. This annual event called NOVA 5K Hustle 2 Health will benefit the NVCC Educational Foundation and provide scholarships for students at NOVA. The event will attract more than 600 runners, aspiring runners and families with children who reside in the Washington metropolitan area. NOVA 5K Hustle 2 Health events will run … Continue reading Registration Now Open for the NOVA 5K

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 with the great … 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

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

Medicine Keeper's Vessels

Anne Bouie’s “Sacred Earth, Healing Water” Exhibition

At the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Gallery, Anne Bouie’s “Sacred Earth, Healing Water” will be on exhibition Friday, October 11 to November 11. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, October 12 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with an Artist’s Talk at 5:00 p.m. This is an exhibition of mixed media and assemblage work. The Margaret W. and Joseph … Continue reading Anne Bouie’s “Sacred Earth, Healing Water” Exhibition