MEC Welcomes Delegation from the Philippines

MEC Welcomes Delegation From the Philippines

On May 28, a delegation from the Philippines with representatives from the business, academia and government sectors visited the Medical Education Campus (MEC). The arrangements were made by Peter Joyce and Sarah Phillips from RTI International, Robert Henderson from NOVA’s Office of Grant Development and Maria Nieto-Shahsavarian, MEC high school and community outreach liaison. The purpose of the delegation’s visit was to learn about the … Continue reading MEC Welcomes Delegation From the Philippines

Loudoun Honors Adjunct Faculty at Third Annual Dinner

Loudoun Honors Adjunct Faculty at Third Annual Dinner

The Loudoun Campus held its third annual Adjunct Faculty Recognition Dinner on April 24. The event recognized and honored two groups of 2013-2014 adjunct faculty: those who have successfully completed Tier Two professional development projects and those who have served in leadership positions within the Loudoun Adjunct Professional Development (APD) program. Adjunct faculty who received Tier Two Completion certificates included Mathina Calliope, Fabiana Cesa, Jason Clark, … Continue reading Loudoun Honors Adjunct Faculty at Third Annual Dinner

NOVA’s Alumni Board Announces Faculty of the Year

NOVA’s Alumni Board Announces Faculty of the Year

NOVA’s Alumni Federation Board of Governors announced the winners of the 2013-2014 Faculty of the Year awards at their annual reception on April 11 in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center Forum. Executive Vice President Mel D. Schiavelli gave opening remarks to the over 200 faculty, staff and students who attended the exciting reception. Each nominee was presented with a certificate signed by President … Continue reading NOVA’s Alumni Board Announces Faculty of the Year

Changes to NOVA Parking Policies and Semester Permit Fee

Changes to NOVA Parking Policies and Semester Permit Fee

Effective Fall 2014 semester, NOVA students will be allowed to park on any NOVA campus free, without a student permit, after 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and at any time on weekends. In addition, NOVA’s Parking Services has received approval from the College Board and the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia (SCHEV) to reduce the semester parking permit fee at NOVA. The cost of buying … Continue reading Changes to NOVA Parking Policies and Semester Permit Fee

Special Thanks to Commencement Volunteers

Special Thanks to Commencement Volunteers

Commencement volunteers are a vital part of NOVA’s success each year. Without the many dedicated volunteers who help behind the scenes, Commencement simply would not be possible. Over the years committed individuals have continued to ensure that the program runs smoothly and is memorable for the graduates, families and guests. Claudia Chirinos notes that some faculty and staff have been members of the volunteer team … Continue reading Special Thanks to Commencement Volunteers

FY2015 Facilities Safety Slogan Winner Announced

FY2015 Facilities Safety Slogan Winner Announced

Electrician Robert Bullard (AL) was presented with a plaque and $100 Red Lobster gift card on June 4 for his winning entry in the fourth annual Facilities Department Safety Award Contest. Bullard will also be given the Rising Star glass desk award at the next Alexandria Campus provost staff meeting. The award was presented by Associate Director of Operations Derek Hodge (CS) and Contract and Safety Compliance … Continue reading FY2015 Facilities Safety Slogan Winner Announced

New Library Specialist at MEC

New Library Specialist at MEC

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) Library is proud to introduce Steven Frets, the newest member of the team. Frets comes to the MEC from Milwaukee, Wis., where he earned his master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He earned his bachelor’s degree in modern languages and is fluent in French and Spanish. Frets will work to support technology at the … Continue reading New Library Specialist at MEC

Time to Register for July’s TOTAL Workshops

NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute announces its schedule of Topics in Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL) workshops for the semester: Start Date: July 7 Establishing Social Presence 3 weeks Facilitating Discussion Forums 3 weeks VCCS Blackboard Basics 3 weeks The TOTAL professional development workshops are intended for faculty who teach (or want to teach) blended and online courses. Each workshop focuses on a single topic, so you … Continue reading Time to Register for July’s TOTAL Workshops

Lyceum Series Event Is Coming

Lyceum Series Event Is Coming

You are invited to a Lyceum Series summer event at the Alexandria Campus on Monday, June 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room AA-196 (Bisdorf Building). Guest speaker Dr. Ulrike Guérot’s topic is “Europe and the U.S. Between NSA, TTIP and Ukraine: Common Policy or Drifting Apart?” The event is free and open to the public. The event is part of the American … Continue reading Lyceum Series Event Is Coming

Novo’s “Here, There, Somewhere” at the Fisher Gallery

Novo’s “Here, There, Somewhere” at the Fisher Gallery

Marcelo Novo’s “Here, There, Somewhere,” an exhibition of mixed media paintings, will be at the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Gallery from Friday, June 13 to Sunday, July 20. The opening reception will be Friday, July 11 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with an Artist’s Talk at 8:00 p.m. For the exhibition’s duration, the gallery is accessible to the public Monday to Friday … Continue reading Novo’s “Here, There, Somewhere” at the Fisher Gallery

Leave Sharing Request

Noelle Moreland (AN) has requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form by clicking this link: http://www.nvcc.edu/faculty-and-staff/human-resources/hr-forms/leave-sharing.html. Please complete the form by printing and faxing it to Human Resources at 703.323.3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other assistance or … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request