Annandale Hosts First HackDC Event

The Annandale Campus hosted HackDC 2015 in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center in September. The event attracted students from several different colleges and universities in the Northern Virginia area and across the nation. During HackDC, the participants worked with clinicians, technology experts and veterans to develop different mobile apps that could help with managing PTSD. Through the hackathon, LongView International Technology Solutions encouraged … Continue reading Annandale Hosts First HackDC Event

Woodbridge Staff Hold Cultural Competence Panel at JMU

Woodbridge Staff Hold Cultural Competence Panel at JMU

On October 9, Education Support Specialist Rommel Aguilar-Cardenas and Advising Specialist Amy Zuaso presented at the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network Conference held at James Madison University (JMU). The presentation focused on cultural competence and included a panel of three JMU students who are also members of the Latino Student Alliance. The panelists shared their experiences and perspectives and discussed college recruitment, involvement and retention. They … Continue reading Woodbridge Staff Hold Cultural Competence Panel at JMU

Majewski’s Students Receive Virginia Academy of Sciences Grant

Majewski’s Students Receive Virginia Academy of Sciences Grant

On October 24, students from Dr. Walerian Majewski’s Physics Honors Research course traveled to Virginia State University in Petersburg, Virginia, to attend the Virginia Academy of Sciences’ (VAS) Fall Undergraduate Research Meeting. NOVA’s two presentations were among 34 projects shown as posters and competing for five $500 VAS research grants. A total of 11 schools were represented by 55 participating students with NOVA being the only two-year institution in … Continue reading Majewski’s Students Receive Virginia Academy of Sciences Grant

Ralls and Ramsammy Discuss NOVA and Manassas

Ralls and Ramsammy Discuss NOVA and Manassas

On October 29, the Manassas Campus hosted a presentation by President Scott Ralls who has spent the first two months at NOVA getting to know the College and community. Ralls believes community colleges are the workforce engine for the community and wants NOVA to be the seam in a seamless education from high school through NOVA to four-year universities. He intends to build on NOVA’s … Continue reading Ralls and Ramsammy Discuss NOVA and Manassas

Errico Gives State of the Faculty Address in Richmond

On November 6, Dr. Charles Errico delivered the keynote presentation to an audience of over 150 participants at the New Faculty Orientation in Richmond, Virginia. Errico is chair of the Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC). His wide-ranging state of the faculty address discussed enrollment and retention trends in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and the impact that the chancellor’s performance-based funding model will have on … Continue reading Errico Gives State of the Faculty Address in Richmond

Art Everywhere Continues at Manassas

Art Everywhere Continues at Manassas

On October 27, the Manassas Fine Arts Program hosted a Halloween-themed reception for “Spirits, Shadows and Sounds,” the latest campus art exhibition. “Spirits, Shadows and Sounds” was a multimedia art show featuring spooky artwork created by students, faculty and staff. The show ran from October 8 to November 3 and showcased art throughout the campus. “This exhibition continued our commitment to highlighting art everywhere around the … Continue reading Art Everywhere Continues at Manassas

3rd Annual Door Decorating Contest Winner

3rd Annual Door Decorating Contest Winner

Halloween brings the ghouls and goblins, but the Annandale Student Services staff restricts them to their doors. Annandale Student Services Division Offices in the CA Building came together to compete for who would reign supreme as the Door Decorating Contest Pumpkin King. This year they had eight wonderful submissions. Corri Sullivan from the Career and Transfer Center had a “Transfer Pumpkin Patch,” Margarita Martinez in … Continue reading 3rd Annual Door Decorating Contest Winner

Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

The Institute for Public Service (IPS) and the Lyceum Series Committee of the Alexandria Campus invite you to the following events: Event: “The Legal Environment Facing Entrepreneurs: How Not To Get Caught Up in Criminal Investigations When Doing Business” Date and Time: Thursday, November 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Location: Bisdorf Building (AA), Room 196 Speaker: David Safavian Contact person: Alka Gandhi  Event: … Continue reading Institute for Public Service and Alexandria Lyceum Events

Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale Campus

A Faculty & Friends Concert, featuring members of Annandale Music faculty and friends, will be held Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ernst Center Theater on the Annandale Campus. The performers include Annandale Liberal Arts Dean Burton Peretti (violin), Artistic Director Sonya Suhnhee Kim (piano), Julie Hahn (piano), Jean Provine (violin), Robert Park (cello) and May Ing (viola). They will perform Romantic Period Chamber … Continue reading Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale Campus

CETL Continues Flipped Classroom Series

11th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference Approaching

NOVA’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) proudly presents the 11th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference (PUP) focusing on “Then and Now: Celebrating 50 Years of Learning.” It will be held Thursday, January 7 in the Ernst Cultural Center (CE) on the Annandale Campus. PUP is an exciting, award-winning, professional development conference that brings all NOVA faculty together. You will learn amazing insights about the … Continue reading 11th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference Approaching

President’s Sabbatical Award Application Due December 1

Have you been teaching full-time at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea you have wanted to work on without any other distraction? Do you want a semester with full pay and benefits and no classes? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The deadline is December 1. To apply, complete Form 105-100, with your dean’s and provost’s signatures, and … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award Application Due December 1