Dr. Barbara Lash and Bobby Lee Madden

“Lessons Learned” by Bobby Lee Madden

On September 18, the Manassas Campus held a reception in honor of Bobby Lee Madden’s art show called “Lessons Learned.” The exhibition was a tribute to Fine Arts Professor Randy Michener who recently retired after nearly four decades at NOVA. Madden’s show featured works that were created under Michener’s tutelage during art classes at the Manassas Campus. Madden earned four associate degrees at NOVA: fine arts, art history, … Continue reading “Lessons Learned” by Bobby Lee Madden

Sign marker for the execution of Gabriel Prosser

NOVA’s First Film

The Liberal Arts Division at the Alexandria Campus is on the way to making NOVA’s first film. This could be the start of several films. Conceived by Dr. Jimmie McClellan, the first film will feature Gabriel Prosser’s Slave Rebellion. In 1800, Gabriel Prosser, a slave of Thomas Prosser, organized a very elaborate plot to free the slaves in Virginia, starting in Richmond. The plot was … Continue reading NOVA’s First Film

Honors Club members

Manassas Honors Club Visits Library of Congress Book Festival

On September 22, the Manassas Honors Club and advisors attended the Library of Congress National Book Festival. The Manassas Honors Chair and club advisor Rebecca Hayes, along with co-advisor Chalet Jean-Baptiste, escorted nine Honors students and their guests into Washington, D.C., for the festival. The students enjoyed listening to authors, watching the Parade of Nations in the Fiesta DC celebration and visiting several Smithsonian museums. Continue reading Manassas Honors Club Visits Library of Congress Book Festival

Rana Novack

NOVA-Alexandria Lyceum’s First Event: “Saving Syrian Lives”

There will a presentation by Rana Novack, a Syrian American. Novack is a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) contributor and founder of the Refugee Admissions Network Alliance. This NOVA-Alexandria Lyceum event will be held on Tuesday, October 1 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. in Bisdorf Building, room AA-196. As many are aware, the Syrian people have been experiencing ongoing and tragic circumstances. Novack is personally … Continue reading NOVA-Alexandria Lyceum’s First Event: “Saving Syrian Lives”

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 event, NOVA 5K Hustle 2 Health, will benefit the NVCC Educational Foundation and provide scholarships for students at NOVA. This event will attract over 500 runners, aspiring runners and families with children who reside in the Washington metropolitan area. The annual NOVA 5K Hustle 2 Health 5K Run and … Continue reading Registration Now Open for the NOVA 5K

Total Workshops

TOTAL Workshops Available

Faculty who teach (or want to teach) blended and online courses are invited to participate in one or more of Extended Learning Institute’s (ELI) October TOTAL (Topics in Online Teaching and Learning) workshops: Time Management Strategies (October 14 to October 27) Designing Meaningful Discussion Activities (October 14 to November 3) Facilitating Discussion Forums (October 14 to November 10) The workshops are facilitated online in Blackboard … Continue reading TOTAL Workshops Available

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 L. Fisher Art Gallery is … Continue reading Anne Bouie’s “Sacred Earth, Healing Water” Exhibition

CETL Offers Services to All Faculty

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers teaching consultations. Would you like to learn more about your teaching? Are there areas where you want to improve your teaching or try something new? Do you want to have someone observe you teach before your formal evaluation? Would you like to know what your students need from you in a just-in-time fashion? Have you … Continue reading CETL Offers Services to All Faculty

VRS Member Newsletter Now Available

The summer 2013 edition of Member News, with the latest VRS benefit information, is now available. To view the entire issue, please go to www.varetire.org/mnews. Member News is a quarterly benefits newsletter for VRS Members. All VRS members are strongly encouraged to subscribe to Member News by clicking on the Sign-up Now link at the top of the newsletter. By subscribing, notification of the posting … Continue reading VRS Member Newsletter Now Available