Secretary of the Treasury Seeks Input on Currency Redesign

Secretary of the Treasury Seeks Input on Currency Redesign

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew held a town hall meeting at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus on November 23 to discuss currency redesign and the new $10 bill. The lecture hall was filled with NOVA students, faculty and staff who arrived prepared to ask questions about currency design and to offer opinions on what woman they would like to see honored on the next family of … Continue reading Secretary of the Treasury Seeks Input on Currency Redesign

Emeriti Reading Series Concludes

Emeriti Reading Series Concludes

On November 10, the Annandale Languages and Literature Division concluded their Emeriti Reading Series with a presentation by Dr. Terry Alford, a very recently retired history professor, on his new book, “Fortune’s Fool: The Life and Times of John Wilkes Booth.” English Associate Professor Memuna Sillah introduced him and told the story of his worldwide fame, when she was traveling in Africa, she encountered three … Continue reading Emeriti Reading Series Concludes

Alexandria Open Computer Lab Grand Opening

Alexandria Open Computer Lab Grand Opening

The Alexandria Campus Open Computer Lab (OCL) celebrated its newly-renovated location with students, faculty and staff and a ribbon cutting ceremony on December 2nd. The new location is in Room AA332 of the Bisdorf Building. OCL was located in close proximity to the other Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) service units. The new lab is equipped with state-of-the-art PCs, Macs, touch screen Dells, flatbed and … Continue reading Alexandria Open Computer Lab Grand Opening

NOVA Culinary Chef and Students Visit High Sabatino

NOVA Culinary Chef and Students Visit High Sabatino

On December 1, five culinary students and Chef Mike Herbert visited High Sabatino Associates in Jessup, Maryland. High Sabatino is a manufacturer’s representative for quality foodservice equipment in the Mid-Atlantic region. Chef Peter Schellenbach, accompanied by Dan Martin and Harold Spotts, demonstrated how advances in commercial kitchen technology have revolutionized food service operations. Schellenbach showed how the Rational Combi oven, with its multitude of sensors and … Continue reading NOVA Culinary Chef and Students Visit High Sabatino

Dental Hygiene Community Service

Dental Hygiene Community Service

Being involved in community service is a noteworthy opportunity for dental hygienists. Dental hygienists are preventive professionals and they work to provide care and service efforts to the members of the community. Every year at the Medical Education Campus (MEC), there seems to be more coverage and volunteer hours completed from both entry-level and senior dental hygienists. Increasing numbers of community members have benefitted from … Continue reading Dental Hygiene Community Service

“Zungenbrecher!!” Exhibit at Manassas

“Zungenbrecher!!” Exhibit at Manassas

For the month of December, the NOVA Manassas Art Gallery is exhibiting the work of seven regional artists who work in painting, printmaking and photography. This diverse group of artists use various styles to investigate their own particular methodologies of image making. Fred Markham, Jay Hendrick and Mike Dowley are NOVA professors, who specialize in painting. David Barr makes paintings out of the experimental gallery, … Continue reading “Zungenbrecher!!” Exhibit at Manassas

VRS Provides Purchase of Prior Service Planning Resources

Effective January 1, 2017, purchase of prior service provisions will change. Under the new provisions, the cost of purchasing prior service may increase. If you have service to purchase, you may want to compare the cost of purchasing now against that of waiting until January 2017. VRS has developed resources to help you in making your decision. Go to your myVRS account and click on the … Continue reading VRS Provides Purchase of Prior Service Planning Resources

James Ragan’s “Flowers and Roots” to Air on NOVA-TV

James Ragan’s “Flowers and Roots” to Air on NOVA-TV

NOVA-TV will air “Flowers and Roots,” a documentary about the American poet James Ragan, on January 3 at 10:00 p.m. Ragan is an internationally recognized poet, playwright and essayist. He has authored eight books of poetry which have been translated into 12 languages, including “In the Talking Hours,” “Womb-Weary,” “The Hunger Wall,” “Lusions,” “Selected Poetry,” “Too Long a Solitude,” “The World Shouldering I,” “To Sing … Continue reading James Ragan’s “Flowers and Roots” to Air on NOVA-TV