Volunteers Stir Up NOVA Interest With Taste of Reston Booth

Volunteers Stir Up NOVA Interest With Taste of Reston Booth

On June 13 and 14 faculty and staff from the Loudoun Campus and Reston Center participated in the 24th annual Taste of Reston festival sponsored by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Taste of Reston is Northern Virginia’s largest outdoor food festival featuring delectable samplings from the region’s favorite eateries, live music, beer and wine gardens, family fun and games. More than 70,000 people attend … Continue reading Volunteers Stir Up NOVA Interest With Taste of Reston Booth

Annandale Welcomes Renowned Scholar

Annandale Welcomes Renowned Scholar

The Annandale Liberal Arts Division welcomed a new associate dean, Dr. Hemchand Gossai, who came on board June 10. He is an internationally known biblical scholar who will also serve as a professor of Hebrew Studies. “I am committed to educating students beyond the parameters of a particular discipline, but rather educating them to be citizens of the world who are able to engage with … Continue reading Annandale Welcomes Renowned Scholar

Picture This: NOVAaccess Now on Instagram

Picture This: NOVAaccess Now on Instagram

In an effort to continue connecting our faculty, staff and students with useful social media outlets, Web Services and Digital Media (WSDM) of Marketing and Communication is excited to announce that the College now has an official Instagram account. This marks NOVAaccess’ second photo-centric social media presence, following the launch of NOVAaccess on Pinterest two years ago. Instagram is a mobile photo-sharing social media network known … Continue reading Picture This: NOVAaccess Now on Instagram

Innovative NOVASTARTALK Workshops Held at Arlington Center

Innovative NOVASTARTALK Workshops Held at Arlington Center

For the seventh year running, Dr. Laura Franklin, Alexandria professor of French and NOVASTARTALK project director, has successfully run a number of workshops for teachers of less commonly taught languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Farsi and Hindi. Held at the Arlington Center, the workshops provide teachers with technology training that helps them prepare lessons and impart knowledge to world language students from elementary school through … Continue reading Innovative NOVASTARTALK Workshops Held at Arlington Center

Alexandria Faculty Member Named Artist-in-Residence

Alexandria Faculty Member Named Artist-in-Residence

Alexandria music faculty member and jazz saxophonist John Kocur was selected to be the artist-in-residence at Bohemian Caverns for the month of July. The website CapitalBop has described Kocur as “a promising young alto saxophonist, [who] has an unequivocally clear and forceful tone, and deploys it in precise, but expressive solos. He tends to write post-bop tunes with thrash and groove, and leads a tight … Continue reading Alexandria Faculty Member Named Artist-in-Residence

NOVA News Vodcast

NOVA News Vodcast

Check out NOVA News Vodcast, an image-based podcast designed to bring NOVA students, faculty, staff and alumni the latest event information and important dates at NOVA. Watch the vodcast episodes and get information on transfer sessions, job fairs and other special events happening at NOVA’s six campuses. The vodcast is produced weekly during fall and spring and bi-weekly in the summer. To see the latest … Continue reading NOVA News Vodcast

TRiP Students Receive Network Technician Certificates

TRiP Students Receive Network Technician Certificates

The Technology Retraining internship Program (TRiP) began in 1998 as a dream of Dr. Kay Haverkamp, a former Continuing Education director. She wanted to create a program that would take people from other careers and transform them into IT technicians. Since then TRiP has shown hundreds of students and career professionals the way to a future in technology. TRiP affords people the opportunity to try … Continue reading TRiP Students Receive Network Technician Certificates

Changes in Health Benefits Eligibility Definition for Full-Time Employees

As of June 25, employees in salaried positions who work 30 hours or more per week will be considered full-time and eligible for the employer contribution to health care premiums. This change results from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and state legislation. The eligibility definition for health benefits coverage continues to be full-time or part-time, salaried classified state employees, or regular, full-time or part-time, salaried … Continue reading Changes in Health Benefits Eligibility Definition for Full-Time Employees