Dr. Joseph Windham Lecture Series on Race Relations

Dr. Joseph Windham Lecture Series on Race Relations

The Alexandria Campus Diversity Committee and the NOVA Institute for Public Service proudly announce the inaugural session of the Dr. Joseph Windham Lecture Series on Race Relations. The lecture series will be an annual fall semester event honoring beloved Alexandria History professor, Dr. Joseph Windham, who was a founding member of the Alexandria Campus Diversity Committee and was instrumental in bringing many dynamic speakers to … Continue reading Dr. Joseph Windham Lecture Series on Race Relations

President and Interim Provost Sign Pledge at Annandale

President and Interim Provost Sign Pledge at Annandale

At a signing ceremony with NOVA students on September 14, Annandale Interim Provost Charlotte Calobrisi signed a pledge to help NOVA students complete their degrees within four years. She was also the first to sign the “Commit to Completion” banner displayed in CG Building. The next day, President Scott Ralls visited the Campus and added his name to the banner. The effort is spearheaded by Phi Theta … Continue reading President and Interim Provost Sign Pledge at Annandale

MEC Joins in the 2015 Walk Off Parkinson's Event

MEC Joins in the 2015 Walk Off Parkinson’s Event

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) physical therapist assistant (PTA) students joined the Northern District Virginia Physical Therapy Association team, Physical Therapists and Friends, for the 2015 Walk Off Parkinson’s disease event. The event took place September 13 at the Nationals Park. NOVA PTA students joined fellow physical therapists and PTA students from other local programs and their friends and families in supporting persons with Parkinson’s disease and … Continue reading MEC Joins in the 2015 Walk Off Parkinson’s Event

Banned Books Week: ESL Student Podcasts Recorded at Library

Banned Books Week: ESL Student Podcasts Recorded at Library

Students from Professor Shirley Nuhn’s English as a Second Language (ESL) 52 class recently visited the Annandale Campus Library to record podcasts for Banned Books Week, a national celebration of the freedom to read. Shibo Chandler Ma and Giancarlo Paredes used the Library’s Digital Media Studio to record their commentaries, being featured on the Annandale Campus Library Blog through October 3. According to the American Library Association, Banned … Continue reading Banned Books Week: ESL Student Podcasts Recorded at Library

Science Seminar Highlighted NOVA Geosciences Research

Science Seminar Highlighted NOVA Geosciences Research

On September 18 current NOVA student Robin Rohrback-Schiavone and former student Victoria Martin presented the first Science Seminar of the fall semester with an engaging presentation titled, “Research That Rocks!” The event took place in the Forum of the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. Both said that they found their calling in the geosciences after taking geology classes at NOVA. Martin was … Continue reading Science Seminar Highlighted NOVA Geosciences Research

NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus

NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus

All NOVA campuses celebrate NOVA Day as an opportunity for new and returning students to spend time getting to know one another and their campuses. This year, NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus (MEC) was a remarkable experience. The six-hour event featured a club recruitment fair with most of the student organizations participated. There were activities such as mini-golf, Cornhole and an obstacle course. Students … Continue reading NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus

NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

The Annandale and Woodbridge campuses invite book lovers and readers to meet poet Chiwan Choi and playwright Sam Chanse, as part of Virginia’s anticipated book festival, Fall for the Book. Annandale will welcome Choi and Chanse on Monday, September 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room (CE Building). Both authors will be available to interact with readers and read excerpts from their works at the Annandale Campus. Woodbridge will … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

Manassas to Host Board of County Supervisors Chairman Debate

Republican incumbent Corey A. Stewart and Democrat Richard H. “Rick” Smith III will debate October 1 in the Howsmon Lecture Hall on the Manassas Campus. The debate is being hosted by the Prince William Chamber of Commerce in partnership with NOVA. “As one of the fastest growing localities in the Commonwealth it is important for the local business community to remain engaged in the political … Continue reading Manassas to Host Board of County Supervisors Chairman Debate

First Spanish Spelling Bee at the Woodbridge Campus

The Woodbridge Campus will be hosting the first Spanish Spelling Bee on October 15 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. This activity goes beyond honoring the Spanish language; it is a valuable educational experience especially for Spanish students. Participants will gain competency over vocabulary, which will allow them to increase their skills in reading and writing in the target language. The Spelling Bee will also enhance learner memory … Continue reading First Spanish Spelling Bee at the Woodbridge Campus

NOVACares: I Care, You Care, We All Care

Have you heard of NOVACares? Everyone can help to make NOVA campuses safe. NOVACares provides a way for students, faculty and staff to report any concerning behaviors or communication that they become aware of within the College community. Simply report your concerns online at www.nvcc.edu/novacares. At NOVACares, we are often asked “What happens after I file a report?” All reports are reviewed by the NOVACares Office within … Continue reading NOVACares: I Care, You Care, We All Care