Loudoun Vet Tech Cleans Up With Dirty Dogs

Loudoun Vet Tech Cleans Up With Dirty Dogs

The procession of pooches began a little before 10:00 a.m. and kept going until just after 3:00 p.m. on the Loudoun Campus on April 26. The Dog Wash and Rabies Vaccination Clinic was a howling success, raising a record $1,957 for NOVA’s Veterinary Technology Club. In just over five hours, students bathed 37 dogs and provided 56 rabies vaccinations. This year’s event also included Loudoun … Continue reading Loudoun Vet Tech Cleans Up With Dirty Dogs

Alexandria Celebrates National Library Week

Alexandria Celebrates National Library Week

The Alexandria Campus Library celebrated National Library Week from April 14 to 19. The week started with a visit from Shizuoka Television. The crew was filming part of a documentary for broadcast in Shizuoka Province, Japan. The documentary is based on research conducted at the National Archives. Since filming is not allowed in the Archives, the filmmakers were in need of a library space, so the Alexandria Campus … Continue reading Alexandria Celebrates National Library Week

Carter and Class Practice Mock Motorcade at Manassas

Carter and Class Practice Mock Motorcade at Manassas

On April 28, Professor Russ Carter (MA) conducted a mock protective service detail with students in his ADJ 159 Physical Security class. Carter’s students dressed in business attire with sunglasses, similar to Secret Service agents, to protect a visiting dignitary, “Princess Rafi from Pakistan.” The students escorted the princess, played by student Rafia Khaliq, in a diamond protective formation to a motorcade of black vehicles which toured … Continue reading Carter and Class Practice Mock Motorcade at Manassas

Honors Program Highlights Student Achievements

Honors Program Highlights Student Achievements

Alexandria Provost Ronald Buchanan welcomed Honors students and faculty from all five campuses to the Alexandria Campus for the Annual Honors Celebration: A Night of Scholarship on April 8. About 100 students, along with their parents and Honors faculty from Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas and Woodbridge Campuses, gathered to celebrate the academic achievements of the College-wide Honors Program students. Students were recognized for their academic triumphs in the program. … Continue reading Honors Program Highlights Student Achievements

Alexandria International Studies Committee Hosts Forum

Alexandria International Studies Committee Hosts Forum

On April 24, the Alexandria Campus International Studies Committee sponsored a student forum called “Reflections on Intercultural Education.” During the forum, students from the Community College Initiative described their experiences as foreign students studying abroad in the United States. Spanish instructor Andrew Bowen moderated the panel discussion. Students reflected on topics ranging from differences in the U.S. education system from their home institutions; surprises, challenges and … Continue reading Alexandria International Studies Committee Hosts Forum

Loudoun Is a Common Denominator for Winning Math Teams

Loudoun Is a Common Denominator for Winning Math Teams

The second Annual NOVA Mathematics Competition held on April 18 highlighted a love of mathematics, a good amount of hard work and a lot fun. One additional common factor was a connection to the Loudoun Campus. Several faculty and staff were integral to the students’ success in the competition including Michael Victorine, Martin Shaw, Michael Wallace, Karen Sandreczki, Laura Jacyna, Pat Cole, Cathy Montero, Phi Trinh … Continue reading Loudoun Is a Common Denominator for Winning Math Teams

Hospitality Faculty Applauds Former Student’s Win

Hospitality Faculty Applauds Former Student’s Win

One of NOVA’s former culinary students and manager of Cupcakes Actually, Loreann Grimes, competed in and won the “Anything Goes” category of the Amoretti Taste Challenge at the National Capital Area Cake Show on March 30. This was one of four categories sponsored by Amoretti. The other categories were chocolate cake, pound cake and cocktail cake. The rules required Grimes to use at least two … Continue reading Hospitality Faculty Applauds Former Student’s Win

TV Center “Women Helping Women” On Video on Demand

TV Center “Women Helping Women” on Video On Demand

NOVA TV has five new videos from the fourth Annual Women Helping Women event available. The event was hosted by the Alexandria Campus Women’s Mentoring Program. Videos can be accessed via the TV Video On Demand page. Videos include “Applying for a Scholarship” with Judy Snyder and Janet Gianotti; “Writing the Scholarship Application Essay” with Rachel Martin; “Money Matters” with Sharada Sundar; “Healthy Eating for … Continue reading TV Center “Women Helping Women” on Video On Demand

Art Deco Lecture by Sarah Liberatore

As part of the All Alexandria Reads Program, Sarah Liberatore, Alexandria art history faculty, will deliver a lecture on Art Deco at the Burke Branch of the Alexandria Library on Thursday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m. All Alexandria Reads is facilitated through the Alexandria public libraries to encourage a shared experience through reading. Events and discussions are being held throughout May at all the Alexandria … Continue reading Art Deco Lecture by Sarah Liberatore