Gomez Engages Biotech Club in Research Project

Gomez Engages Biotech Club in Research Project

Under the leadership of Dr. Ia Gomez, the Manassas Biotech Club is taking science to the next level in an effort to promote the club. Gomez, club advisor and Manassas assistant dean of science, engaged students in a molecular gastronomy research project. The Biotech Club celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with a molecular gastronomy ice cream sale. The ice cream was topped with carefully designed mango … Continue reading Gomez Engages Biotech Club in Research Project

Woodbridge Holds Annual Law Enforcement Job Fair

Woodbridge Holds Annual Law Enforcement Job Fair

The Woodbridge Campus held its annual Law Enforcement Job Fair for NOVA students on March 3. The fair attracted more than 35 local, county, state, federal, military and private agencies involved in criminal justice, policing and federal investigative activities. Agencies represented included local and distant criminal justice agencies as well as the FBI, CIA, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Marshals Service, Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and … Continue reading Woodbridge Holds Annual Law Enforcement Job Fair

Arabic Instructors Trained at Annandale Campus

Arabic Instructors Trained at Annandale Campus

On February 23, the Annandale Languages and Literature Division hosted a teacher training event for 15 Arabic instructors from Morocco and Oman as part of the Critical Language Scholarship Program supported by the U.S. State Department and run by the American Councils for International Education. The delegation was greeted by World Languages Assistant Dean Ana Alonso and the Division’s Interim Associate Dean Jennifer Daniels. Kamal … Continue reading Arabic Instructors Trained at Annandale Campus

Loudoun Congratulates Gold Scholar Allan Edzii

Loudoun Congratulates Gold Scholar Allan Edzii

The Loudoun Campus and NOVA’s Honors Program is proud to congratulate Allan Edzii for being selected as a Gold Scholar for the Coca-Cola 2015 Community College Academic Team, a program sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation and administered by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK). His selection was based on the score earned in the All-USA Community College Academic Team competition. More than 1,700 applications were … Continue reading Loudoun Congratulates Gold Scholar Allan Edzii

Loudoun Proudly Announces NIH Summer Internship Awardees

Loudoun Proudly Announces NIH Summer Internship Awardees

Two NOVA Loudoun students, Sareh Ghalambor Dezfouli and Grey Madison, have been chosen for the highly competitive National Institutes of Health (NIH) Community College Summer Enrichment Program (CCSEP). This summer program provides a paid internship opportunity that allows students to be immersed in full-time research for 10 weeks over the summer. Dr. Diane Mucci, head of the Loudoun Biotechnology Program, serves as advisor to the … Continue reading Loudoun Proudly Announces NIH Summer Internship Awardees

History of Women in Jazz at Alexandria

History of Women in Jazz at Alexandria

The Alexandria Student Life Office invited Galen Abdur-Razzaq to speak about the “History of Women in Jazz” and give a performance of “Notes at Noon.” Abdur-Razzaq is a talented flutist from Montclair, New Jersey, who has performed both domestically and internationally for more than 30 years. He is also an arranger, composer, director, educator and writer. Abdur-Razzaq’s interactive lecture highlighted the significant contribution of women … Continue reading History of Women in Jazz at Alexandria

Senator Adam Ebbin Visits David Miller’s Geography Class

Senator Adam Ebbin Visits David Miller’s Geography Class

State Senator Adam Ebbin visited the Alexandria Campus to speak to Professor David Miller’s “Cultural Geography” class on March 19. Ebbin represents the 30th district (includes parts of Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax) as a Democratic member of the Virginia Senate. He spoke to students about the Virginia Senate and his bills in the recent legislative session. Ebbin discussed a number of his bills, including ones for cleaner energy, … Continue reading Senator Adam Ebbin Visits David Miller’s Geography Class

Zofie Lang‘s “COMPARTMENTALIZED” at the Fisher Art Gallery

Zofie Lang‘s “COMPARTMENTALIZED” at the Fisher Art Gallery

The Schlesinger Center Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery welcomes “COMPARTMENTALIZED,” assemblages by Zofie Lang. The exhibit will be available for viewing from Friday, April 3 to Sunday, May 17, with an opening reception Saturday, April 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Certain narratives, such as those in fairy tales, have existed for millennia and maintain a grip on our collective imagination. They are … Continue reading Zofie Lang‘s “COMPARTMENTALIZED” at the Fisher Art Gallery

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

History Professor Charles Poland has been chosen to present the 2015 Legacy Lecture on April 13 in the Ernst Center Forum on the Annandale Campus. This event is jointly hosted by the Annandale Campus Lyceum Committee and the Annandale Campus Council. Poland is one of the longest tenured instructors in the history of NOVA, having joined the faculty in 1967, the year the Annandale Campus opened … Continue reading Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

Manassas to Host STEMFest

STEMFest will be held at the Manassas Campus April 25 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will feature some of the most innovative technologies in STEM along with fun interactive activities and campus tours. Activities include treasure hunts, robotics demonstrations, 3D printing designing, lab tours, hands-on experiments, free food and more for the entire family. Attendees will have an opportunity to see the … Continue reading Manassas to Host STEMFest

2nd Annual Student Film Festival

The second annual NOVA Student Film Festival is scheduled for May 1 on the Alexandria Campus and calls for entry are now open. All NOVA students are welcome to submit films (15 minutes maximum) and/or short scripts (five minutes long) for presentation at the festival. This year the festival includes a section for area high school students. NOVA faculty members are encouraged to share the promotional video … Continue reading 2nd Annual Student Film Festival