NOVA Film Professor and Fulbright Scholar Inspires Students

NOVA Film Professor and Fulbright Scholar Inspires Students

When Lucy Gebre-Egziabher learned she would be teaching film studies in her home country of Ethiopia as a Fulbright Scholar, she referred to the opportunity as a double blessing. Gebre-Egziabher, assistant professor in NOVA’s Communication Studies and Theater Department, taught film studies and conducted a “From Script to Screen” seminar at Rift Valley University, the largest private university in Ethiopia. She also assisted the university’s Communication and … Continue reading NOVA Film Professor and Fulbright Scholar Inspires Students

Alexandria Faculty Receives Brooks Award

Alexandria Faculty Receives Brooks Award

On February 12, Professor Laura Franklin (AL) received the Brooks Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Profession at the Northeast Conference for Teachers of Foreign Languages (NECTFL) in New York. Franklin was commended for her service to NECTFL and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), which “resulted in extraordinary and positive change for both organizations and their professional development offerings.” Franklin … Continue reading Alexandria Faculty Receives Brooks Award

MEC Professor Joins NBRC Board of Trustees

MEC Professor Joins NBRC Board of Trustees

Dr. James P. Lamberti, associate professor and medical director of the Respiratory Therapy Assistant (RTA) Program at the Medical Education Campus (MEC), has joined the National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc. (NBRC) Board of Trustees, the certifying organization for respiratory therapists. The primary mission of the NBRC and its 31-member Board of Trustees is to provide high-quality voluntary credentialing examinations for respiratory therapists and pulmonary … Continue reading MEC Professor Joins NBRC Board of Trustees

Invitation to VCCS Regional Workshop

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 Workshop

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

Second Annandale STEMfair on April 14

Following a successful first effort last year, the Annandale Campus Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (MSE) Division will host STEMfair 2016 in the Ernst Community Cultural Center on Monday, April 14. Organized this year in a collaborative manner by a 14-member interdisciplinary advisory committee chaired by Chemistry Associate Professor Ritu Kansal, information about STEMfair 2016 can be found online. Last year, the event drew 42 official entries, with over 120 … Continue reading Second Annandale STEMfair on April 14

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