New Surplus Property Efforts Support Public Schools

New Surplus Property Efforts Support Public Schools

The Materiel Management Division has been working closely with the Department of General Services’ (DGS) Office of Surplus Property Management over the past few months to utilize state property more responsibly. Instead of auctioning off NOVA’s surplus furniture to the public for small returns, much of it is now being redistributed throughout Virginia for reuse by other agencies and public schools. In August, the division … Continue reading New Surplus Property Efforts Support Public Schools

3rd Annual Minority Chambers Candidates Forum at Annandale

3rd Annual Minority Chambers Candidates Forum at Annandale

The third annual Minority Chambers Candidates Forum was held on October 4 in the Forum of the Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Annandale Campus’ 50th Anniversary Committee, the event was hosted by the Multicultural Chamber Alliance, composed of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Asian-American Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Virginia Black Chamber … Continue reading 3rd Annual Minority Chambers Candidates Forum at Annandale

NOVA Represented at VCCS 2015 Leadership Academy

NOVA Represented at VCCS 2015 Leadership Academy

Six individuals were nominated from NOVA to attend the four-day 2015 Faculty and Administrators Leadership Academy held by the Virginia Community College System’s (VCCS) Office of Professional Development. There were 40 attendees representing the 23 VCCS colleges. Presenters included presidents Edna Baehre-Kolovani (Tidewater), John Capps (Central Virginia), Gene Couch (Virginia Highlands), Elizabeth Crowther (Rappahannock), J. Mark Estepp (Southwest Virginia), Jack Lewis (New River), John J. … Continue reading NOVA Represented at VCCS 2015 Leadership Academy

Emeriti Reading Series Has Begun

Emeriti Reading Series Has Begun

The Emeriti Reading Series celebrates retired NOVA faculty who have recently continued to make NOVA proud in the publishing world. Associate Dean Jen Daniels said the division hopes to make the readings a regular event in an effort to celebrate NOVA’s faculty success. “We have faculty who have been with NOVA for many years and they’ve retired and continued to succeed,” Daniels said. “We’re proud, … Continue reading Emeriti Reading Series Has Begun

NOVA Helps Pave the Way for International Exchange Students

Dr. Syedur Rahman took a site visit to Kirkwood Community College to enhance cooperative international student exchange programs. While there, he also had an opportunity to meet Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Rahman is the director of the Office of International Students and Sponsored Programs at NOVA. NOVA provides leadership to the Community College Consortium (CCC), a national forum of some of the largest community colleges … Continue reading NOVA Helps Pave the Way for International Exchange Students

Majewski’s Students Meet with Physics Nobel Prize Winners

Majewski’s Students Meet With Physics Nobel Prize Winners

Four NOVA students from Professor Walerian Majewski Physics (PHY) 298 Undergraduate Research Honors course, who are also officers of the NOVA Chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), were invited to attend a special Physics Nobel 2015 eve celebration at the American Institute of Physics in College Park, Maryland. The celebration was held on October 5. The students were delighted to meet, among other … Continue reading Majewski’s Students Meet With Physics Nobel Prize Winners

Kirkland Presents at FBI Headquarters

Kirkland Presents at FBI Headquarters

NOVACares Director Connie Kirkland gave a presentation at the FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C., October 8. Her presentation, “Domestic Violence in the Workplace,” was given as part of the FBI’s Domestic Violence Month activities. The talk was broadcast simultaneously via a webcast to 3,000 employees nationwide. Sexual Assault Services, a program of NOVACares is sponsoring many activities this month on all of NOVA’s campuses to … Continue reading Kirkland Presents at FBI Headquarters

OTA Program Advocates on Capitol Hill

OTA Program Advocates on Capitol Hill

The NOVA Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program had the opportunity to advocate on Capitol Hill as a part of the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) Hill Day on September 28. All of the second-year students and full-time faculty had the opportunity to meet with AOTA’s leadership for an initial discussion regarding professionally-relevant legislation in the Capitol auditorium. Afterwards, the students and faculty met with staffers … Continue reading OTA Program Advocates on Capitol Hill

Loudoun Holds Fall Transfer Fair

The Loudoun Campus held its Fall Transfer Fair September 28 in collaboration with VACRAO (Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers). Loudoun Transfer advisors Hugh Miller and Rita Snyder Furr organized the event, which included over 40 four-year institutions. It was estimated that at least 200 students attended the event in order to learn more about regional transfer opportunities. The event was held in … Continue reading Loudoun Holds Fall Transfer Fair

Renowned Scientist Presents Science Seminar at Annandale

Dr. Sean B. Carroll, the Allan Wilson Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Wisconsin and vice president for science education of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will present a Science Seminar on Friday, October 23 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Ernst Community Cultural Center Theater on the Annandale Campus. Light refreshments, a meet and greet with the speaker … Continue reading Renowned Scientist Presents Science Seminar at Annandale

Leave Sharing Request

Shahin Mafaher (CS) has requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form online. Please print, complete and submit the form to Human Resources by fax to 703.323.3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other assistance or have questions about NOVA’s Leave … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

UNUM Long-Term Disability Open Enrollment

Participants enrolled in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) may elect to enroll in the state’s employee-paid group Long-Term Disability plan administered by UNUM Life Insurance Company during the month of October. During the open enrollment period, medical evidence of insurability is not required. Open enrollment elections take effect January 1, 2016. Information on the UNUM Long-Term Disability Plan to include premium information and enrollment instructions may … Continue reading UNUM Long-Term Disability Open Enrollment