Archive | September 9, 2013

NOVA Wants to Feature You on Pinterest

Recently, NOVA expanded its social media outreach to include new venues in addition to its already established presence on Facebook, Twitter and others. As part of this, NOVA now has a page on Pinterest and is looking for faculty, staff and students who want to contribute. The fastest growing social media site of 2012, Pinterest […]

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SySTEMic logo

STEM Robotics Camps and Laptop Donation by VA STAR

NOVA’s annual summer STEM robotics camps, operated by SySTEMic Solutions, expanded from the Prince William region this summer into Arlington and Loudoun counties. The robotics camps were bolstered by the donation of 30 laptops from the VA STAR (Virginia Student Training and Refurbishment) program. VA STAR students refurbish surplus hardware from state agencies or private […]

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MEC Dental Hygiene student

Dental Hygiene Spouse/Significant Other Orientation

For the most part, students know what they are getting into when they enroll in a program. For many they are fulfilling a long-held dream. They have researched. They have worked hard at completing pre-requisite requirements for admission. They have applied, prayed and crossed their fingers waiting to hear whether or not they got a […]

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Annandale Provost Barbara Saperstone and Muhammad Ahaider Ali

Annandale Provost and Faculty Join the Corps

In a “Commit to Completion” signing ceremony held during Welcome Week, Annandale Provost Barbara Saperstone joined faculty, staff and students in signing a pledge to promote strategies to produce 50 percent more community college degree and certificate holders by 2020. The effort is spearheaded by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, in association with five […]

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NOVA New Faculty Class of 2013-2014

2013-2014 New Faculty First Year Experience Starts

The NOVA New Faculty Class of 2013-2014 kicked-off their Faculty First Year Experience on August 13 with a day-long event. Human Resources and benefits vendors were there in the morning with a Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning kick-off event in the afternoon. New faculty will continue to meet with one another as they […]

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Annandale Hosts Fulbright Pre-Departure Orientation

The Annandale Campus Division of Languages and Literature was privileged to host the Fulbright Pre-Departure Orientation for 66 U. S. English Teaching Assistants (ETAs) to Sub-Saharan Africa and South and Central Asia June 9 to 12. Dr. Nataliya Schetchikova and Dr. Hayib Sosseh seamlessly co-directed the event that was designed to provide the ETAs practical […]

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Tchakka “Chuck” Barrett and Derek Hodge

FY2014 Facilities Safety Slogan Winner Announced

Loudoun Facilities Manager Tchakka “Chuck” Barrett was presented a plaque and a Rising Star glass desk award on August 14 for his winning entry in the third Annual Facilities Department Safety Award Contest. The award was presented by Associate Director of Operations Derek Hodge at the monthly Building and Grounds (B&G) Safety Committee meeting. Barrett’s […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Fall for the Book

Flyers: September 9, 2013

Click read more to view all of the flyers from this week’s edition.

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