Manassas Achieving the Dream Hosts a Lunch and Learn

Manassas Achieving the Dream Hosts a Lunch and Learn

The Manassas Campus Achieving the Dream (ATD) Committee hosted a lunch and learn as part of spring semester startup activities on January 6. Faculty had expressed interest in learning ways to reduce stress for students in the classroom (while still maintaining academic rigor) as a means to increase student success. The importance of faculty managing their own stress before entering the classroom was also noted. To address these issues, … Continue reading Manassas Achieving the Dream Hosts a Lunch and Learn

Loudoun Staff and Students Attend the AASLE Conference

Loudoun Staff and Students Attend the AASLE Conference

Seven students were chosen to attend the African American Student Leadership Experience (AASLE) Conference held January 7 to 10 in Washington, D.C. The students included, Sarah Kouadio, Cheryl Addae, Jasmine Kamole, Eman Kurtu, Obayi Khalid, Etienne Gbenoukpo and Abenzeer Taye. The conference consisted of multiple keynote speakers, concurrent workshop sessions facilitated by higher education professionals and professional speakers, interactive events and networking opportunities. Loudoun Student … Continue reading Loudoun Staff and Students Attend the AASLE Conference

New Year, New Semester and Healthier with the MEC

New Year, New Semester and Healthier With the MEC

New Year’s resolutions are fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain. Almost 45 percent of adults steadily make these resolutions, according to Statistics Brain Research Institute. Among the top ones are weight loss, improve finances, exercise, start a new job, healthier eating, better stress management and improve relationships. At the Medical Education Campus (MEC), the first week back to school was very busy. All the welcome … Continue reading New Year, New Semester and Healthier With the MEC

Woodbridge Art Gallery Features First International Artist

Woodbridge Art Gallery Features First International Artist

Kianoush Ramezani brings “The Art of Danger” to the Woodbridge Gallery. Event dates are: Gallery Show: January 12 to February 12 The Gallery First Floor, Arts and Sciences Building Closing Reception: Thursday, February 11 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery Artist Lecture: Thursday February 11 6:15 p.m. Lakeside Theater, Seefeldt Building on the first floor Please join the Woodbridge Campus for ”The Art of Danger” exhibit, … Continue reading Woodbridge Art Gallery Features First International Artist

New Professional Development Course

NOVA faculty are invited to participate in a new professional development course this spring semester: EDU 295 – The Science of Learning. This is a 12-week, three-credit online course offered through the Extended Learning Institute beginning February 15. Participants will explore the empirical research and neurocognitive theories of learning, and relate them to their own learning and teaching experiences. Participants will seek answers to questions … Continue reading New Professional Development Course

Opportunity to Host Visiting Brazilian Faculty

Opportunity to Host Visiting Brazilian Faculty

NOVA will be hosting 34 Brazilian English faculty from all over Brazil for an eight-week TESOL program (January 19 to March 11) at the Annandale and Alexandria campuses. NOVA faculty or staff from any campus who are interested in hosting two to three Brazilian faculty during the weekend of February 6 to7 are needed. This will be a way to introduce our guests to the … Continue reading Opportunity to Host Visiting Brazilian Faculty