In Memory: Dr. Jean Haythorne Braden

In Memory: Dr. Jean Haythorne Braden

History Professor Jean Haythorne Braden died at her home in Washington, D.C., on January 24 surrounded by her loving family. Braden was born in Smithfield, Ohio, and moved to Columbus when she was 16 years old. She completed undergraduate and master’s level studies at The Ohio State University before being accepted into the doctoral program at that institution, where she was a student of the … Continue reading In Memory: Dr. Jean Haythorne Braden

Anthem Breach May Impact Commonwealth of Virginia Members

Anthem Breach May Impact Commonwealth of Virginia Members

Anthem has set up a toll-free telephone number and website specific to the nationwide data breach that occurred recently. Department of Human Resource Management’s (DHRM) Office of Health Benefits was notified of the breach February 5. Approximately 280,000 state and local government members are enrolled in the state and The Local Choice (TLC) health plans administered by Anthem. Anthem is working with federal investigators to determine … Continue reading Anthem Breach May Impact Commonwealth of Virginia Members

MEC Visits State Capitol

MEC Visits State Capitol

Two hundred thirty NOVA dental hygiene students gathered in Richmond, Virginia, on January 30 to participate in the Virginia Dental Hygienists’ Association (VDHA) Rally Day and to bring issues of concern to the dental hygiene profession to the attention of elected legislators. This year, the students had a full morning meeting with delegates and senators from Northern Virginia to lobby on behalf of funding for … Continue reading MEC Visits State Capitol

Phillip Imel to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Russia

Phillip Imel to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Russia

Phillip Imel, associate accounting professor and a Fulbright Scholar who taught at Ural State University of Economics in Yekaterinburg, Russia, from September 2012 to June 2013, will be returning there to accept an honorary Doctor of Economics degree. Professor Natalia Vlasova, the vice rector for international relations at the University, informed him of the honor. The decision to award the diploma was made by the … Continue reading Phillip Imel to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Russia

Annandale Veterans Attend January Networking Luncheon

Annandale Veterans Attend January Networking Luncheon

In continuing efforts to reach out to veterans attending the Annandale Campus, the Veterans Affairs Office offers informal events once a month. On January 29, a Veterans Networking Luncheon was held. The event was delayed two days because of a two-hour late opening earlier that week. “With the last minute change, I was worried about turnout, but we had a good crowd and everyone seemed … Continue reading Annandale Veterans Attend January Networking Luncheon

Herbert Presents at 5th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza

Herbert Presents at 5th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza

On February 7, Chef Mike Herbert, assisted by NOVA culinary student Raymond Randall, conducted a presentation of gourmet hot chocolates for the fifth annual Chocolate Extravaganza in Warrenton, Virginia. Herbert started with salted peanut butter hot chocolate and proceeded to red velvet hot cocoa with cream cheese whipped cream. As the guests savored these delicacies, Herbert then prepared pumpkin white hot chocolate with Kahlua. A … Continue reading Herbert Presents at 5th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza

Upcoming PUP on Parade Sessions

Upcoming PUP on Parade Sessions

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) has identified some of the excellent presentations from the Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference and is bringing them to a campus near you. PUP on Parade is made possible by those who presented at the conference in January and who have graciously agreed to present again. Please review the PUP on Parade presentations and register … Continue reading Upcoming PUP on Parade Sessions

Science Seminar: Mineralogy at NOVA

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar Friday, February 20 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. “From Meters to Microns: Mineralogy at NOVA – Unique Perspective in the Study of Virginia Geology” will be presented by Geology Professor Shelley Jaye. Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speaker will be from 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading Science Seminar: Mineralogy at NOVA

NOVA and the World 2014-2015

NOVA and the World 2014-2015

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the Global Studies Committee have combined forces to present a strong Faculty Focus Series, “NOVA and the World.” The third workshop of the series, titled “Our Changing World,” will take place Friday, February 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at CETL Center, CG Room 218 on the Annandale Campus. Attendance will help faculty insert appropriate global issues into any course curriculum and … Continue reading NOVA and the World 2014-2015

Invitation to the Annandale Campus Council

Invitation to the Annandale Campus Council

The Annandale Campus Council will be holding their first Campus Council Hour Tuesday, February 24 in CM 123 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. This will be an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to engage with one another, make suggestions and generate solutions to partner in success at NOVA. Come and meet the members of the council. Some members are teaching faculty (TF), while … Continue reading Invitation to the Annandale Campus Council

Black History Month Celebration

A Black History Month Celebration will be held Tuesday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. The event will be dedicated to the memory of Dr. Joe Windham and will feature music by Joyce Garrett and the renowned choir of Alfred Street Baptist Church, NOVA Jazz Ensemble (John Kocur, director), NOVA Community Chorus (Dr. Mark Whitmire, … Continue reading Black History Month Celebration

“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 through Sunday, March 29.        “In and of the Land” is an exhibition of paintings and ceramics that relates on multiple levels: the relationship of the artists, the source material of a common … Continue reading “In and of the Land” at the Fisher Art Gallery