NOVA Receives 2014 HEED Award

NOVA Receives 2014 HEED Award

NOVA’s Office of Equity and Diversity is pleased to announce that the College has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award given out annually by Insight Into Diversity magazine. NOVA, the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech are the only three institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia to be honored with this prestigious award in 2014. Among the thousands … Continue reading NOVA Receives 2014 HEED Award

Distinguished Scholar Presents Constitution Day Lecture

Distinguished Scholar Presents Constitution Day Lecture

The annual Lyceum Series Constitution Day lecture was presented on September 17 in the Ernst Center by Dr. Allan Lichtman, American University distinguished history professor. His speech was titled “Presidents, War, and the Constitution.” Introduced by Annandale Lyceum Committee Chair John Schmitz, Lichtman began by stating that “the U.S. Constitution balances the power of the president as commander-in-chief of the armed forces by vesting exclusively … Continue reading Distinguished Scholar Presents Constitution Day Lecture

NOVA Volleyball Hosting Dig Pink Game October 9

NOVA Volleyball Hosting Dig Pink Game October 9

The Women’s Volleyball team will play a “Dig Pink” game on Thursday, October 9, when the team hosts Baltimore City Community College at 7:00 p.m. in the Ernst Cultural Center Gym. All faculty, staff and students are invited. Dig Pink® is the Side-Out Foundation’s trademark name for its fundraising events. All proceeds benefit Side-Out, which in turn awards grants to medical research organizations and entities … Continue reading NOVA Volleyball Hosting Dig Pink Game October 9

MEC Student Life Office Hosts Fall NOVA Day

MEC Student Life Office Hosts Fall NOVA Day

Each semester, NOVA campuses celebrate NOVA Day, an opportunity for new and returning students to spend time getting to know each other and to learn more about the clubs and activities available to them. The Medical Education Campus (MEC) held NOVA Day on September 18 and marked the occasion with great barbecue, live entertainment, game shows and outdoor recreation. The day was well attended with … Continue reading MEC Student Life Office Hosts Fall NOVA Day

Manassas Honors Hosts Reception

Manassas Honors Hosts Reception

The Manassas Honors Program hosted a reception for Honors students and faculty on August 27. Scholarship opportunities, study abroad and other Honors benefits were discussed. More than 40 students and faculty attended the event which was held in the Colgan lobby. Light refreshments were served and students had a wonderful time mingling with one another and the Honors faculty. Several NOVA administrators attended, including college-wide … Continue reading Manassas Honors Hosts Reception

MEC Library Celebrates National Library of Medicine

MEC Library Celebrates National Library of Medicine

On September 5, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) Library hosted an event celebrating the National Library of Medicine exhibit, “The Henkel Physicians: Family’s Life in Letters.” Students, faculty and staff had a chance to view the exhibit, enjoy refreshments and learn about medicine during the Civil War. Nursing Professor Daria Amato gave a talk titled “Civil War Nursing,” which covered the development of nursing, medical … Continue reading MEC Library Celebrates National Library of Medicine

Manassas Honors Participates in NOVA Rox

Manassas Honors Participates in NOVA Rox

The Fall semester began with a bang for the Manassas Honors Club. Honors faculty and students represented the Manassas Honors Program during NOVA Rox August 25 and 26 and NOVA Day September 9. At NOVA Rox, an Honors table was staffed by Manassas Honors Chair Rebecca Hayes and Honors students. Honors Program information was distributed to interested students who were given Honors folders and lollipops. … Continue reading Manassas Honors Participates in NOVA Rox

“The Man in the Bowler Hat” at the Fisher Art Gallery

“The Man in the Bowler Hat” at the Fisher Art Gallery

“The Man in the Bowler Hat” by Michelle Rogers will be on display at the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery from Friday, October 10 to Sunday, November 9. An opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, October 18 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an artist’s talk at 4:00 p.m. Rogers’ fascination with iconic vagabonds like Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and … Continue reading “The Man in the Bowler Hat” at the Fisher Art Gallery

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