Attorney General Mark Herring Visits NOVA

Attorney General Mark Herring Visits NOVA

More than 30 veterans from the surrounding communities registered and attended the pro bono Veterans Legal Services Clinic March 4 at NOVA’s Annandale Campus. NOVA was one of four locations throughout Virginia to host the clinics organized through a new partnership with the Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS), Virginia State Bar (VSB) and Virginia’s Attorney General Mark R. Herring. Volunteer attorneys from the Office … Continue reading Attorney General Mark Herring Visits NOVA

Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training Opens

Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training Opens

A crowd of 236 educators and business leaders gathered at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus on March 2 to celebrate the official grand opening of the Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training (RCWET). RCWET is the first facility of its kind to offer a local solution for highly-specialized continuing professional education. President Scott Ralls said the Regional Center will play a strategic role in creating a workforce to … Continue reading Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training Opens

The Northern Virginia Review Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Northern Virginia Review Celebrates 30th Anniversary

NOVA faculty and staff are invited to join the launch celebration for Volume 30 of The Northern Virginia Review (TNVR) on Thursday, March 24 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Seminar Rooms A to D in the Ernst Center of the Annandale Campus. Ruth Stewart, Manassas English professor and TNVR editor-in-chief, will serve as master of ceremonies for the annual reception. The festivities will … Continue reading The Northern Virginia Review Celebrates 30th Anniversary

NOVA Forensics Captures Top Awards

NOVA Forensics Captures Top Awards

Members of the nationally-ranked NOVA Forensics Team recently competed on their home turf against 12 other colleges and universities in an exciting speech and competitive literature performance tournament. The Richard Ernst/Jean Braden Invitational and the American Forensics Association District Seven Qualifier tournament occurred on the Alexandria Campus in the Bisdorf Building on March 4 to 6. In addition to the NOVA Forensics Team, the dynamic tournaments … Continue reading NOVA Forensics Captures Top Awards

Local Employers Recruit NOVA Grads at MEC Career Fair

Local Employers Recruit NOVA Grads at MEC Career Fair

More than 200 students from the Medical Education Campus (MEC) networked and discussed potential job opportunities with representatives from 24 major local health care employers during the MEC Career Fair 2016 on March 3. MEC Senior Academic Advisor Bridget Page said the Career Fair is an annual event that serves as the centerpiece for students pursuing a degree in the allied health and nursing fields. “Hosting an … Continue reading Local Employers Recruit NOVA Grads at MEC Career Fair

MAN UP Honor Unsung Heroes

MAN UP Honor Unsung Heroes

On February 29, the Woodbridge Campus MAN UP organization and Student Life hosted a luncheon and panel discussion in honor of Black History Month. The theme, “Unsung Heroes: Understanding our Past to Prepare for the Future,” sparked dialogue on the topics of equality, empowerment and leadership among students, faculty and eight local activist. Prince William County residents with highly-distinctive backgrounds in education, military, medicine and economic … Continue reading MAN UP Honor Unsung Heroes

IRS Certified Volunteers Help Prepare Taxes at Loudoun Campus

IRS Certified Volunteers Help Prepare Taxes at Loudoun Campus

On March 7, the Loudoun Campus, with the Northern Virginia Tax Campaign and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), and Rachelle Thompson of the NOVA’s Working Student Success Network, helped students and community members prepare their taxes and file them electronically. The event drew some who had never prepared their own taxes. The event was aimed at empowering individuals to prepare and file their own straightforward … Continue reading IRS Certified Volunteers Help Prepare Taxes at Loudoun Campus

MEC Office of Student Life Positively Impact Students

MEC Office of Student Life Positively Impact Students

At the start of each semester, the Office of Student Life, under the leadership of Patricia Martin-Mattocks and with the help of club advisers make a remarkable effort to enhance the student learning experience by programming activities, service projects and club opportunities to the student body of the Medical Education Campus (MEC). Already at mid-semester, feelings vary among the MEC students. For Michael Cabrera, a … Continue reading MEC Office of Student Life Positively Impact Students

The Schlesinger Center Presents “Dear Suburbia” by Kallista

The Schlesinger Center Presents “Dear Suburbia” by Kallista

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center, Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus announces the exhibit “Dear Suburbia,” mixed media works by Jessica Kallista. “Dear Suburbia” opens Friday, March 18 and runs through Sunday, April 24. The artist’s reception is from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, March 18. “Dear Suburbia” is an immersive experience using storytelling to explore a bio mythography of … Continue reading The Schlesinger Center Presents “Dear Suburbia” by Kallista

Science Seminar: The Ecology of Wavyleaf Basketgrass

Science Seminar: The Ecology of Wavyleaf Basketgrass

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar titled “The Ecology of Wavyleaf Basketgrass: A New Invasive Species in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Region.” This event will be held Friday, March 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. Dr. Vanessa Beauchamp, plant ecologist and associate professor at Towson University, will be the guest … Continue reading Science Seminar: The Ecology of Wavyleaf Basketgrass

Changes to NOVA Parking Policies and Semester Permit Fee

Save the Date: NOVA Service Awards Luncheon on April 8

The NOVA Service Awards Luncheon honoring employees completing 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service with the Commonwealth of Virginia and the College will be held on Friday, April 8 at Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151. Invitations will be sent to all recipients. Social time (cash bar) will begin at 11:30 a.m. and lunch will … Continue reading Save the Date: NOVA Service Awards Luncheon on April 8

Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition

The Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition is approaching. Students from all NOVA campuses are invited to showcase their skills and abilities. All STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics) faculty are asked to spread the information about the competition to students. The Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition will be at the Annandale Campus on Friday, April 8 at 1:00 p.m. in Room CA 302. The registration … Continue reading Fourth Annual NOVA Math Competition

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