NOVACares and Manassas Teacher2Teacher Collaborate on Workshop

NOVACares and Manassas Teacher2Teacher Collaborate on Workshop

The Manassas Campus hosted a Work-life Balance and Self-care Workshop for NOVA faculty and staff on February 12. The professional development workshop was facilitated by Dr. Dahlia Henry- Tett, health and physical education assistant dean and coordinator of the Manassas Campus Faculty Mentorship Program- Teacher2Teacher (an Achieving the Dream initiative). The NOVACares Office and Teacher2Teacher collaborated to explore the age old question, “Can we really … Continue reading NOVACares and Manassas Teacher2Teacher Collaborate on Workshop

Woodbridge to Host Erin Devine “The Rest is for You” Exhibit

Woodbridge to Host Erin Devine “The Rest is for You” Exhibit

Dr. Erin Devine (WO), associate professor of art history and humanities, will be exhibiting her work, “The Rest is for You,” in the Woodbridge Campus’ New Gallery for Contemporary Art. The exhibition is open February 25 through March 25, with an opening reception on Thursday, February 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. “The Rest is for You” is described by Devine as performance-based videos … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host Erin Devine “The Rest is for You” Exhibit

NOVA Attends NSMH National Conference

NOVA Attends NSMH National Conference

On February 5, the NOVA chapter of the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH), under the leadership Hospitality Professor DeQuan Smith, attended a weekend series of professional development at the NSMH National Conference in Crystal City in Arlington County, Virginia. During the experience, NSMH representatives prepared future hospitality leaders with current industry trends, dynamic interviewing skills and strategies that will assist them in moving forward … Continue reading NOVA Attends NSMH National Conference

A Black History Celebration and Tribute to Duke Ellington

The Liberal Arts Division of the Alexandria Campus will present its annual Black History Month Celebration on Tuesday, February 23 at 7:30 p.m. in Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. This year’s celebration, “A Tribute to Duke Ellington,” will include Ellington’s “Sacred Concert for Soloists, Chorus and Jazz Band.” Featured performers include NOVA Jazz Ensemble, renowned jazz pianist Wade Beach, soprano … Continue reading A Black History Celebration and Tribute to Duke Ellington

Invitation to VCCS Regional Workshops

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has announced five upcoming regional workshops focused on search committees, recruitment and diversity for hiring managers. The System Office Human Resources staff will be offering these one-day workshops focused on streamlining and improving the search committee process, proactive recruitment techniques, and diversity support activities. The program is designed for academic program heads, deans, directors and all hiring managers. Participants can expect … Continue reading Invitation to VCCS Regional Workshops

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. Dr. Gillian Backus (LO) and Dr. Diane Mucci (MA) will present “How STEM Became STEAM and Everyone Won: Incorporating Humanities in STEM Disciplines.” There will be a meet and greet with light refreshments from … Continue reading Science Seminar: How STEM Became STEAM

NOVA to Host Free Tax Preparation Workshops

NOVA to Host Free Tax Preparation Workshops

The Working Students Success Network (WSSN) at NOVA has partnered with the NVACASH Coalition organized by the Fairfax County Department of Family Services to provide Free Tax Preparation Workshops to students and community members with eligible income. IRS-certified volunteers will help ensure participants receive the maximum tax refund and help determine if participants are eligible for the earned income tax credit. If participants and/or their … Continue reading NOVA to Host Free Tax Preparation Workshops

Money Management and Free Tax Prep Workshops

NOVA’s Financial Literacy Program will be holding Money Management Workshops throughout February and March to discuss strategies college students can use to improve their financial situation. Topics to be covered include budgeting, saving, emergency funds, credit cards, compound interest, credit reports, responsible borrowing, financial aid, student loans and financial coaching. A few of the Money Management Workshops are scheduled to begin right after some of … Continue reading Money Management and Free Tax Prep Workshops

Changes Coming to Purchase of Prior Service (PPS)

Beginning January 1, 2017, purchase of prior service provisions will change, simplifying the purchase process and ensuring that the purchase cost more closely reflects the actual cost of providing the additional benefit in retirement. What does that mean for you? Purchasing service now may save you money. Changes may increase the cost of purchasing service credit for some types of service. There will be limits … Continue reading Changes Coming to Purchase of Prior Service (PPS)

Time for Faculty of the Year Nominations

Each year, the Alumni Federation honors faculty at NOVA for their achievements in the classroom. Nominations are being accepted through March 15. Faculty are nominated by students and alumni for making a difference in the lives of students. Awards are handed out each April to each nominee and an overall winner is selected for each campus and an adjunct faculty. The Alumni Federation Awards Committee will … Continue reading Time for Faculty of the Year Nominations