Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

Register for 2015 Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

NOVA’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) proudly presents the 10th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) on January 7 and 8 on the Annandale Campus. This year’s theme is “Bridges: Connecting Our Past and Our Future.” All faculty and professional staff are invited to register. This conference is by faculty and for faculty and proudly showcases the impressive talents of NOVA faculty. As NOVA … Continue reading Register for 2015 Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

New Manassas Associate Dean Gets His Feet Wet

New Manassas Associate Dean Gets His Feet Wet

The Manassas Campus Student Life Office hosted NOVA Day on September 9. This annual event is a favorite on campus and is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to take a break from their day and enjoy a carnival-like atmosphere. The new Associate Dean of Students Steve Rakoff was officially welcomed to the Campus with his participation in the dunk tank. “My initiation to … Continue reading New Manassas Associate Dean Gets His Feet Wet

Calliope Wins First Place in Literary Magazine Competition

Calliope Wins First Place in Literary Magazine Competition

The 2014 issue of Calliope, the Annandale Campus student journal of art and literature, has been awarded first place in the Southern Division of the Community College Humanities Association’s (CCHA) 2014 Literary Magazine Competition. Vincent Merkel’s sculpture, “The Creation,” was also awarded an honorable mention in the art category. This is the sixth time that the Calliope has been recognized by the CCHA and the third time it … Continue reading Calliope Wins First Place in Literary Magazine Competition

Alexandria Campus Remembers September 11

Alexandria Campus Remembers September 11

Alexandria Campus faculty, staff and students stopped for a moment of silence in memory of those lost on September 11, 2001. The event was sponsored by the Alexandria Student Government Association, and Learning and Technology Resources (LTR). “Many of our students were in elementary school in 2001, but they remember. They wanted to do something in memory of those lives sacrificed and to the many who still … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Remembers September 11

The MEC Pays Tribute on September 11

The MEC Pays Tribute on September 11

On September 11, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) faculty, staff and students took time to remember and honor those who lost their lives in the crash of United Airlines flight 93 in Pennsylvania, the attacks on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and the World Trade Center in New York City. Many wrote personal thank you notes and paid tribute to EMS/EMT students, faculty and staff who … Continue reading The MEC Pays Tribute on September 11

CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers teaching consultations and this is the time of the semester to take advantage of this amazing service. Would you like to learn more about your teaching? Would you like to discuss your teaching practices with someone? Are there areas where you want to improve your teaching or try something new? Do you want to have … Continue reading CETL Offers Teaching Consultations

Science Seminar: Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a science seminar on Friday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. NOVA Psychology Professor Ramezan Dowlati will present “Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds: Evolution of the Mind and Human-Technology.” Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. to 11:55 … Continue reading Science Seminar: Cognitive Science – 21st Century Minds

Mozart Concert in October

You are cordially invited to attend the Mozart Concert on Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center. This concert is free for NOVA students, faculty and staff with a NOVA ID. Please encourage your students to attend this event. Why should all NOVA students be at this concert? Mathematics Mathematicians have long noted that Mozart may have … Continue reading Mozart Concert in October

File Flexible Spending Account Claims Before Deadline

The Flexible Spending Account (FSA) run-out period to file claims for the July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014 plan year ends on September 30, 2014. By the September date, employees must submit reimbursement requests for all eligible FSA expenses and resolve all outstanding transactions, including unverified FSA card transactions for the 2013-2014 coverage period. To submit claims for qualified expenses for the 2013-2014 Health FSA or … Continue reading File Flexible Spending Account Claims Before Deadline