NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Human Resources officially welcomed the new 2014-2015 faculty class on August 14. More than 50 faculty members joined the College from various backgrounds and experiences. Many have been NOVA adjuncts and several are new to the College. The highlight of the day was a wonderful welcome from President Robert G. Templin, Jr., who spoke with compassion and … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

NOVA Honors Study Abroad to London

NOVA Honors Study Abroad to London

The NOVA Honors Program designed its first-ever Honors Study Abroad to London this past May. Honors Program students were recruited from NOVA’s six campuses, and 25 students, ages 17 to 37, journeyed to London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Cambridge and Oxford for two weeks to learn about Shakespeare and English history. This unique study abroad class began meeting, attending plays and events in early March in the U.S. … Continue reading NOVA Honors Study Abroad to London

MEC Hosts Nursing Students from China

MEC Hosts Nursing Students From China

On August 11, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) and Astar Education Institute hosted a group of Chinese students from Shanghai Sipo Polytechnic School of Health Science and Nursing. The Chinese nursing students, 19 to 22 in age, and Director of Student Affairs Owen Wang came to NOVA to learn about nursing programs in United States community colleges. Provost Anne Loochtan provided an overview of community colleges, nursing … Continue reading MEC Hosts Nursing Students From China

Loudoun Campus Address Has Changed

Loudoun Campus Address Has Changed

The Loudoun Campus has officially changed its address to 21200 Campus Drive, Sterling, VA 20164. Anecdotal evidence from some visitors to campus indicated that some GPS location services had difficulty with the old 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway address. More importantly, Loudoun County requested the address change so that fire and rescue responders would be able to locate the campus in an emergency. The old address also … Continue reading Loudoun Campus Address Has Changed

Kirkland Appointed to ACPA President’s National Task Force

Kirkland Appointed to ACPA President’s National Task Force

Connie Kirkland, NOVA director of student mental health and behavior, and manager of the Sexual Assault Services Program, has been appointed as a member of the 12-person ACPA President’s National Sexual Violence Task Force, which had its initial meeting in Washington, D.C., August 4 to 6. In addition, Kirkland was a trainer at the Magna Publications “Title IX Compliance Institute” held in D.C. on August … Continue reading Kirkland Appointed to ACPA President’s National Task Force

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation for Annandale

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation for Annandale

The Annandale Campus held its annual Fall semester New Adjunct Faculty Orientation on August 16. This semiannual event is coordinated by Andrew Goldstein, Annandale coordinator of evening administration, and Cindy Miller, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning acting coordinator. This session hosted 30 new adjunct faculty members and took place in Annandale’s CA building’s all-purpose room. New Annandale adjunct faculty members attended the main … Continue reading New Adjunct Faculty Orientation for Annandale

Summer Happenings at MEC

Summer Happenings at MEC

The second annual Above & Beyond Benefit took place on June 16 at the Embassy Suites in Springfield, Virginia. The benefit luncheon honors first responders who improve the community by quietly volunteering their personal time, energy and funds to fill a need. Proceeds from the event were awarded to Fairfax County Police, Fire and Rescue and Sheriff funds and the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Foundation. … Continue reading Summer Happenings at MEC

MEC Student Life Office Making Things Happen

MEC Student Life Office Making Things Happen

The Student Life Office, under the leadership of Senior Advisor Patricia Martin-Mattocks, takes administrative responsibility for multicultural programming, leadership support services, campus entertainment, nine student organizations and one interest group. All these activities are designed to promote leadership opportunities, innovative programs and meaningful relationships outside the classroom. On June 26, Martin-Mattocks and Student Life sponsored a great cookout event highlighting not only delicious food, but healthy … Continue reading MEC Student Life Office Making Things Happen

“Mostar: A Photographic Survey” Exhibit and Talk

“Mostar: A Photographic Survey” Exhibit and Talk

“Mostar: A Photographic Survey” is on exhibit in the Ernst Cultural Community Center on the Annandale Campus through August 31. The exhibit features a selection of photos taken by Dr. Amy Gilley (AN), who spent 2013-2014 in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina as a Fulbright Scholar. She will give a short talk on Tuesday, August 26 at 2:00 p.m. and discuss both the cultural life of … Continue reading “Mostar: A Photographic Survey” Exhibit and Talk

Positive ID: Bodies and Subjectivities in Photo

“Positive ID: Bodies and Subjectivities in Photo” is on exhibit through September 26 at the Woodbridge Campus. A reception will be held Thursday, August 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery at the Woodbridge Campus is located on the first floor of the Arts and Sciences Building (WAS 123) and is accessible to people with disabilities. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday from … Continue reading Positive ID: Bodies and Subjectivities in Photo

“The Henkel Physicians” Exhibit at the MEC and Woodbridge

“The Henkel Physicians” Exhibit at MEC and Woodbridge

NOVA’s Medical Education Campus (MEC) Library is hosting “The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters” exhibit. Admission is free and open to the public. Developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health, the exhibit documents the daily lives of a family of physicians in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley during the 19th century serving in their community, on the battlefield and … Continue reading “The Henkel Physicians” Exhibit at MEC and Woodbridge

“Electronic Aesthetics” Featuring Artists Celarier and Kessler

“Electronic Aesthetics” Featuring Artists Celarier and Kessler

“Electronic Aesthetics” is on exhibit at the Schlesinger Center’s Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Gallery at the Alexandria Campus from Friday, September 5 to Sunday, October 5. The exhibit includes works by sculptor Eric Celarier and painter Glen Kessler and is curated by Judith HeartSong, Washington ArtWorks director of Resident Artist Programs and Exhibitions. The opening reception is Saturday, September 6 from 4:00 p.m. … Continue reading “Electronic Aesthetics” Featuring Artists Celarier and Kessler

CETL

CETL Supports Faculty Development

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) welcomes you to the 2014-2015 academic year. All faculty are encouraged to take advantage of their resources. The CETL has programs for professional development that focus in three different areas: (1) Teaching Practice, (2) Scholarship and Professionalism and (3) Work-Life Balance. Ultimately, CETL is here to support faculty and help faculty grow and thrive. The CETL … Continue reading CETL Supports Faculty Development

Leave Sharing Request

Jeanette Bilgera (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 on the link below or copying it into your web browser: http://www.nvcc.edu/faculty-and-staff/human-resources/hr-forms/leave-sharing.html. Please complete the form by printing and submitting it to Human Resources by fax to 703.323.3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request