NOVA Receives Governor’s Award for Science Innovation

NOVA Receives Governor’s Award for Science Innovation

Governor Terry McAuliffe and Science Museum of Virginia Chief Wonder Officer, Richard C. Conti, announced the recipients of the Governor’s Award for Science Innovation presented by Altria and Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists of 2014 during a reception at the Science Museum of Virginia on January 16. NOVA’s SySTEMic Solutions was honored with the Governor’s Award for Science Innovation. Physicist, Bradley Cox, from the University of Virginia, and molecular … Continue reading NOVA Receives Governor’s Award for Science Innovation

Fifth Annual NOVA SERVES: 2014 MLK Day of Service

Fifth Annual NOVA SERVES: 2014 MLK Day of Service

On January 20, the Alexandria Campus hosted the fifth annual NOVA Serves: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. This year, NOVA partnered with Stop Hunger Now, a nonprofit organization focused on providing food and life-saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable populations. More than 250 students, faculty and staff volunteered to assemble 21,384 food kits in an effort to end hunger in our lifetime. … Continue reading Fifth Annual NOVA SERVES: 2014 MLK Day of Service

NSMH Raises Funds to Help Fight Cancer

NSMH Raises Funds to Help Fight Cancer

The members of NOVA’s National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH), under the leadership of Professor DeQuan Smith, held an event called “The Cure for the Cancer” that raised $700 to support the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Washington, D.C. When students, faculty or staff donated, they were given the opportunity to choose a colored ribbon to represent the type of cancer they wanted to support. … Continue reading NSMH Raises Funds to Help Fight Cancer

Sharon Tindall’s Quilts at Manassas for Black History Month

Sharon Tindall’s Quilts at Manassas for Black History Month

Quilts designed and created by master quilter Sharon Tindall (AN) will be on display at the Manassas Campus from February 3 to 28 in honor of Black History Month. A reception to meet Tindall will be held February 19 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Colgan Hall exhibition space, with a discussion immediately after in the Library. Light refreshments will be served. Tindall’s exhibition is called … Continue reading Sharon Tindall’s Quilts at Manassas for Black History Month

Register for TOTAL Workshops

February TOTAL Workshops Available

Registration is now open for the Extended Learning Institute’s (ELI) February Topics in Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL) workshops: Start Date: February 10 Workshop Title     Length of workshop Facilitating Discussion Forums     4 weeks Using Best Practices in Online Teaching     4 weeks Writing Directions     3 weeks Captioning Media     2 weeks   The TOTAL professional development workshops … Continue reading February TOTAL Workshops Available

TAC’s “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) Sessions

TAC’s “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) Sessions

The Technology Applications Center is proud to introduce Tablet Tuesday, where you can learn more about Google Hangouts and Evernote apps on an iOS or Android device. Google Hangouts Tuesday, February 11 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Fairfax 4, 3922 Pender Drive, Room 149 Presenter: Sandra Chadwell, TAC Trainer Google’s Synchronous Chat Tools are available on your iOS or Android device. Practice using text, audio … Continue reading TAC’s “Lunch and Learn – Brown Bag” (BYOL) Sessions

Upcoming NOVA Police Outreach Training

Upcoming NOVA Police Outreach Training

NOVA Police is still offering college-wide training for bystander intervention. If you are interested in this training, please RSVP to NOVA Police Community Outreach Officer Tony Ong at tong@nvcc.edu. Bystander Intervention Training  Topics include:  • What is bystander intervention? • How bystander intervention can keep you and others safe. • Intervention tips and more. Dates/Locations: February 10 Annandale Campus from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. … Continue reading Upcoming NOVA Police Outreach Training

Peter Toth’s “Songs of the Shore” at the Fisher Gallery

Peter Toth’s “Songs of the Shore” at the Fisher Gallery

Peter Toth’s “Songs of the Shore,” exhibition of archival inkjet photographic prints will be on display from February 7 through March 16 in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. The opening reception will be held February 7 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading Peter Toth’s “Songs of the Shore” at the Fisher Gallery