President Templin’s Emotional Farewell

President Templin’s Emotional Farewell

President Robert G. Templin, Jr. has led NOVA for 12 years with distinction. His leadership has inspired untold numbers, and his dedication to the College and higher education is immeasurable. On January 22, Templin was honored at a farewell reception at Annandale’s Ernst Community Cultural Center. The standing-room-only crowd included Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Chancellor Glenn DuBois and such local officials as Fairfax County … Continue reading President Templin’s Emotional Farewell

NOVA Physics Receives National Recognition

NOVA Physics Receives National Recognition

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) at NOVA has achieved the designation of an “Outstanding Chapter” from the national organization for the academic year 2013-2014. The evaluation included interactions with the professional physics community, campus community and off-campus public community; participation in national programs; and other efforts to promote physics. NOVA was rated number one among the 26 universities from the nine Northeast states. Included … Continue reading NOVA Physics Receives National Recognition

NOVA Celebrates Cultural Diversity

NOVA Celebrates Cultural Diversity

NOVA faculty, staff, students and Board members participated in a “Celebration of Cultural Diversity” sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Cultural Foundation, Inc., on January 24 in Reston, Virginia. Manassas Provost Roger Ramsammy, Assistant Professor Kate Al-Shamma and Equity and Diversity Director Everett Eberhardt were among those recognized in the program for contributing to the success of the event. The evening’s entertainment was performed … Continue reading NOVA Celebrates Cultural Diversity

Annandale Honors Hosts Welcome Back Event

Annandale Honors Hosted Welcome Back Event

On January 15, Annandale Honors hosted a Welcome Back event for all Honors Program students and students currently enrolled in an Honors course. The event began with a welcome from Dr. Paul Fitzgerald, Annandale Honors chair, and a light reception. College-wide Honors Chair Stacy Rice (LO) opened the presentations with a brief speech followed by a transfer session held by Annandale Transfer Counselor Jennifer Nelson. … Continue reading Annandale Honors Hosted Welcome Back Event

Hospitality Program Help Students Learn About Food Trucks

Hospitality Program Helps Students Learn About Food Trucks

On January 21, NOVA’s Hospitality Program invited Usman Bhatti to speak to culinary students at the Annandale Campus. Bhatti brought his Naan Stop food truck and a wealth of information about the food truck business. Bhatti demonstrated how he uses Twitter (@naanstopdc) and social media to inform followers of his location, how various regulations impact his business and how the regulations differ from one jurisdiction … Continue reading Hospitality Program Helps Students Learn About Food Trucks

Food Photography Demonstration

Food Photography Demonstration

To help NOVA culinary students appreciate the importance of food photography, the Hospitality Program invited Michael Stewart and Adrian Bonifant of Stewart Images to visit the Annandale Campus on January 21. Stewart and Bonifant brought a vast array of equipment and demonstrated how professionals arrange photo shoots for cookbooks, magazines, cooking shows, menus and more. Before an Italian-style buffet lunch, Stewart and Bonifant shot photos … Continue reading Food Photography Demonstration

Register for TOTAL Workshops

February TOTAL Workshops Available

Registration is now open for the Extended Learning Institute’s (ELI) February Topics in Online Teaching and Learning (TOTAL) workshops: Start Date  Workshop Title     Length of workshop February 16 Blackboard Basics     3 weeks Establishing Social Presence     3 weeks Time Management Strategies     2 weeks Writing Directions     2 weeks The TOTAL professional development workshops are intended for faculty … Continue reading February TOTAL Workshops Available

“In and of the Land” at the Fisher Art Gallery

“In and of the Land” at the Fisher Art Gallery

“In and of the Land,” paintings by Clive Pates and ceramics by Virginia Rood Pates, will be on exhibit at the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery from Friday, February 13 to Sunday, March 29. The opening reception and gallery talk will be held Saturday, February 14 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.                  … Continue reading “In and of the Land” at the Fisher Art Gallery

“Air Loom” on Exhibit at Woodbridge

“Air Loom” by Mary Carothers will be on display in the Woodbridge Campus Gallery on the first floor of the Arts and Science Building through February 20. The Gallery is open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday. The exhibit is based on a commission Carothers completed called “Floating Seeds” for a new hospital in Owensboro, Kentucky. A nationally juried competition designated her installation … Continue reading “Air Loom” on Exhibit at Woodbridge

Refund2Card Coming Soon

The Office of the Controller is pleased to announce that NOVA has contracted with Tuition Management Services (TMS) to process electronic financial aid disbursements and tuition refunds to students. Students will have the ability to receive refunds in as little as three business days. They can choose a reloadable Visa-branded prepaid debit card or direct deposit (ACH) into their bank accounts.  Refund2Card Options: NOVA Visa … Continue reading Refund2Card Coming Soon