Mission of Mercy Provides Free Dental Care to 877 Patients

Mission of Mercy Provides Free Dental Care to 877 Patients

Eager patients began lining up at 6:00 a.m. hoping to have an opportunity to receive much-needed free dental care at Mission of Mercy. Sponsored by the Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS), this event was hosted by the Medical Education Campus (MEC) on March 13 and 14. In its 12th year, the event offers free dental care to underserved members of the local community. This year, Mission of … Continue reading Mission of Mercy Provides Free Dental Care to 877 Patients

NOVA Softball Wins First Games of Inaugural Season

NOVA Softball First Wins of the Inaugural Season

Courtney Franklin threw a no-hitter and earned two victories for NOVA Softball over Rappahannock Community College (RCC). The green and gold powered their way to a 10-0 and 12-11 sweep for the first two wins in program history. Under the direction of Athletics Director Steve Mrowka, the softball team is the newest addition to NOVA Athletics, bringing a total of eight athletic teams to the College. … Continue reading NOVA Softball First Wins of the Inaugural Season

Annandale Dean Christine Holt Named ACE Fellow

Annandale Dean Christine Holt Named ACE Fellow

NOVA is pleased to announce Christine Holt, Annandale academic administration dean, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. The program is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in American higher education by identifying and preparing emerging leaders for senior positions in college and university administration. Fellows were nominated by the senior administration of their institutions, and following … Continue reading Annandale Dean Christine Holt Named ACE Fellow

NOVA’s First Hubert Humphrey Fellow Visits

Hubert Humphrey Fellow’s First Visit to NOVA

Natalie O’Brady visited the Annandale Campus during the week of March 23 for a one-week Community College Residency as part of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. O’Brady is the general manager of the Rape Crisis Society and the Coalition Against Domestic Violence of Trinidad and Tobago, and adjunct lecturer in the Psychology Department at Caribbean Nazarene College. “Natalie has not only spent a rewarding … Continue reading Hubert Humphrey Fellow’s First Visit to NOVA

The Community Comes Out for Another Shred

The Community Comes Out for Another Shred Event

On March 28, the Annandale Campus hosted a Community Shred event for the ninth straight year. Sponsored by NBC-4 and Allstate Insurance, the event was originally scheduled for March 7, but had to be rescheduled because of the snowstorm that closed the College March 5 and 6. “The weather was cold and it was a smaller crowd largely due to the cancellation of the original … Continue reading The Community Comes Out for Another Shred Event

Majewski Physics Students Present on Research

Majewski Physics Students Present on Research

A group of NOVA students conducting undergraduate research in physics with Professor Walerian Majewski were invited to make a seminar presentation at the Physics Department at The George Washington University (GWU) on March 17. These students are members of the Society of Physics Students. At the presentation, Majewski described the program of research he has been conducting at NOVA for the last 25 years and … Continue reading Majewski Physics Students Present on Research

Marshall High School Culinary Academy Students Visit NOVA

On March 25, a group of 15 students from Marshall High School’s Culinary Academy visited NOVA’s Hospitality Program at the Annandale Campus. Accompanied by instructors Ciarin Devlin, Helen Shaefer, Chap Fay and Career Experience Specialist Shelli Carpenter Farquharson, the students got an idea of what NOVA has to offer. The group was welcomed by Chef Mike Herbert and Program Director Janet Sass, who spoke about … Continue reading Marshall High School Culinary Academy Students Visit NOVA

Great Expectations Needs NOVA Mentors

Great Expectations Needs NOVA Mentors

Great Expectations (GE) is a program that helps Virginia’s current and former foster youth gain access to higher education and transition successfully from community college to a credential that will lead to a self-sustaining career. One of the benefits of the GE program is to foster healthy relationships through the mentor program. Each GE student is paired with a NOVA employee who serves as a … Continue reading Great Expectations Needs NOVA Mentors

Whitmire to Conduct Philharmonic Orchestra and NOVA Chorus

Whitmire to Conduct Philharmonic Orchestra and NOVA Chorus

Dr. Mark Whitmire (AL) will conduct two performances with the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra and NOVA Community Chorus. The concerts will include “Requiem,” a new work by Washington composer Paul Leavitt. The 60-piece orchestra and 80-voice chorus will be joined by four professional vocal soloists: Lisa Edwards Burrs (soprano), Grace Gori (mezzo-soprano), Patrick Cook (tenor) and Aurelius Gori (baritone). Cecelia Porter, contributing critic for The Washington Post … Continue reading Whitmire to Conduct Philharmonic Orchestra and NOVA Chorus

Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

History Professor Charles Poland has been chosen to present the 2015 Legacy Lecture on April 13 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. 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 … Continue reading Professor Charles Poland to Present 2015 Legacy Lecture

2015 Chrome River Training Schedule

The Office of the Controller announces the Chrome River training schedule for the remainder of calendar year 2015. To sign up for classes, visit NOVA SharePoint at https://sharepoint.nvcc.edu/F/C/CR/T/SitePages/Home.aspx. Please note you must log in through the VPN or be on campus to access this secure website. All classes will be held at 3922 Pender Drive, Fairfax, Virginia (Pender 4, Room 149). The following training dates … Continue reading 2015 Chrome River Training Schedule

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 through 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 refreshed and reiterated, … Continue reading Zofie Lang‘s “COMPARTMENTALIZED” at the Fisher Art Gallery

STEM Fair at Annandale

To celebrate and encourage interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the Annandale Campus is hosting a STEM Fair on April 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the CF Building. This event is open to all faculty and students. Entries are being accepted in all formats: demos, art, TED-like talks, panel discussions and also pre-recorded clips. The deadline for entry submissions is April 19. … Continue reading STEM Fair at Annandale

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