Successful 2015 Fall Convocation Inspires

Successful 2015 Fall Convocation Inspires

NOVA hosted the 2015 Fall Convocation: Start Strong, Stay Strong on August 20. This year, NOVA celebrates its 50th Anniversary and anticipates the arrival of new President Scott Ralls. Convocation began with a welcome from College Senate Chair Matthew Todd and a group of students who shared their moving stories of NOVA. Each student had to overcome many obstacles to achieve their dreams. The group included … Continue reading Successful 2015 Fall Convocation Inspires

Hubbard Receives VCCS Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship

Hubbard Receives VCCS Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship

Adult Career Pathways Program Associate Director Christina Hubbard has been awarded the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship for the 2015-2016. The purpose of this fellowship is to allow recipients to prepare for future positions within the VCCS by earning their doctoral degrees. During the year, Hubbard will pursue her research agenda by focusing her attention on qualitative research related to disadvantaged adult … Continue reading Hubbard Receives VCCS Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship

In Memory: Loudoun Loses Two Beloved Staff Members

In Memory: Loudoun Loses Two Beloved Staff Members

With deep sadness, the Loudoun Campus experienced the loss of two very dear and beloved members of the campus community – Sybil Stokols and Terrance Miller. On August 14, the Campus learned of the recent passing of Stokols, a longtime member of the library staff. She fought and survived cancer a few years ago, but regrettably it returned. In the days before her death, Stokols … Continue reading In Memory: Loudoun Loses Two Beloved Staff Members

WES: MyWorkforce Is Here

NOVA’s new Workforce Student Registration System launched on September 3. Anyone enrolling in Workforce/Continuing Education classes at NOVA will be using this new registration system, called MyWorkforce. It is also referred to as “WES,” which stands for Workforce Enterprise System. WES is a user-friendly, web-based registration and payment system that integrates the capabilities of PeopleSoft and Lumens. Through WES/MyWorkforce, new and returning students/clients will be able to … Continue reading WES: MyWorkforce Is Here

NOVA Hospitality Faculty Awarded Graduate Scholarship

DeQuan Smith (AN), hospitality management faculty, was recently awarded a graduate scholarship sponsored by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation in the amount of $5,000. Smith will use the funds to complete his final year of doctoral studies and to purchase materials that will assist with industry research toward his final project capstone. The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation has been the primary … Continue reading NOVA Hospitality Faculty Awarded Graduate Scholarship

Loudoun Announces Reward and Recognition Faculty

Loudoun Announces Reward and Recognition Faculty

As part of a college-wide effort last academic year, NOVA full-time faculty who go above-and-beyond in the classroom, for the College, Campus and in the community were nominated and selected for recognition. In contrast to the College’s Faculty of the Year selection process, only faculty members and staff (not students) can nominate their colleagues. Every campus submitted nominees to the college selection committee. Loudoun Provost … Continue reading Loudoun Announces Reward and Recognition Faculty

MEC Convocation Sparks Excitement

MEC Convocation Sparks Excitement

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) faculty and staff gathered on August 17 for their 2015 day-long Campus Convocation formerly called, “Welcome Back.” During the morning information session address, MEC Provost Anne Loochtan welcomed everyone and discussed the year in review, state of the budget and expectations for the new academic year. Her presentation was interlaced with inspiring YouTube clips. The theme of the event was “Weathering … Continue reading MEC Convocation Sparks Excitement

Medical Laboratory Technology First Jumpstart Orientation

Medical Laboratory Technology First Jumpstart Orientation

The Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) Program welcomed incoming students with a MLT Jumpstart Orientation at the Medical Education Campus. The event was primarily focused on creating a strong foundation for student success. Presentations included a program handbook review by the new Assistant Dean Karen Gordon, library resource training by Ruth Stanton, retention counseling with Tonda Shine, degree progress and tutoring services with Angie Robinson and … Continue reading Medical Laboratory Technology First Jumpstart Orientation

MEC Student Life Facilitates Welcome Week Events

MEC Student Life Facilitates Welcome Week Events

Welcome Week events were planned and coordinated at the Medical Education Campus (MEC) by Student Life Senior Advisor Patricia Martin-Mattocks. Held the week of August 24, events and programs are designed to educate, acclimate and integrate new and returning students into campus life for the current academic year. Students learned what the College and the MEC has to offer. Everything from financial planning, auxiliary services, … Continue reading MEC Student Life Facilitates Welcome Week Events

Two-Person Exhibit “Artifact” at the Fisher Art Gallery

The Schlesinger Center Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Gallery is featuring “Artifact,” selected works by J.T. Kirkland and John James Anderson. This two-person exhibit is available for viewing from Friday, September 11 to Sunday, October 25 with an opening reception on Saturday, September 12 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Kirkland has had solo exhibitions in New York City, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis, and Richmond, Virginia, … Continue reading Two-Person Exhibit “Artifact” at the Fisher Art Gallery

Science Seminar: "Research That Rocks!”

Science Seminar: “Research That Rocks!”

All students, staff and faculty are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, September 18 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum on the Annandale Campus. Current student Robin Rohrback-Schiavone and former student Victoria Martin will present “Research That Rocks! Undergraduate Research at NOVA from Cliffs to Coasts to Climate Change!” Light refreshments and an opportunity to meet the speakers will be from … Continue reading Science Seminar: “Research That Rocks!”

Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

As flu season quickly approaches, NOVA’s Human Resources has coordinated flu shot clinics for NOVA employees. Clinics will be hosted by Walgreens Pharmacy. Onsite clinics have been scheduled at the following locations this year: Woodbridge Campus Room 118 in the Woodbridge Arts and Science Building (WAS) Tuesday, September 15 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Fairfax Complex 3926 Pender Drive, Suite 150 (Fairfax 2 – Large … Continue reading Flu Shots Clinics Scheduled

New Travel Expense Tool: Chrome River Is Coming May 1

Chrome River Training Opportunities

If you travel on behalf of NOVA, you need to understand Chrome River and how it can make your life easier. There will be two opportunities to receive Chrome River training on September 16 and 22 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Building 4 of the Fairfax offices, Room 149. More training will be offered in October and November. Computers are available to work … Continue reading Chrome River Training Opportunities

Faculty Art Show at the Manassas Campus

Faculty Art Show at the Manassas Campus

Recent works by the Manassas Campus art faculty are on display through September 25 and the College community is invited to a reception to meet the artists September 16 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Colgan Gallery. Matt Pinney’s art will be featured in Colgan Gallery with paintings by Rosemary Gallick, Eric Garner and other faculty members on display around the Campus. Pinney joined … Continue reading Faculty Art Show at the Manassas Campus

Exhibit at the Gallery at the Woodbridge Campus

The Woodbridge Campus is currently showcasing its first art exhibit of the year, “Material/Method: Contemporary Practices in Painting,” through September 25, in the Atrium Gallery in the Arts and Sciences Building. Billy Hertz (Kentucky), Ryan McCoy (Washington, D.C.), Nikki Painter (Virginia), Phyllis Plattner (Maryland), Jessica van Brakle (Washington, D.C.), Brent Dedas (Tennessee), Evan Fugazzi (Pennsylvania), James Doiron (Kentucky), Jackie Hoysted (Maryland) and Chee-Keong Kung (Virginia) … Continue reading Exhibit at the Gallery at the Woodbridge Campus

NOVA Sexual Assault Services Are Available to Help

One in five college women and one in 20 college men will experience sexual assault during their college career according to a Washington Post Study. In spite of this, sexual assault is a crime that is rarely talked about, and even more rarely reported. It is important to realize that anyone in our NOVA community can be a victim, not just students. Sexual assault survivors … Continue reading NOVA Sexual Assault Services Are Available to Help