NOVA and NBC4 Recognize Women Athletes

NOVA and NBC4 Recognize Women Athletes

NOVA and NBC4 (WRC-TV) celebrated Women’s History Month by recognizing NOVA’s female student athletes and their accomplishments, as well as the coaches who guide them to success. In a celebration ceremony on March 23 at the Annandale Campus’ newly-renovated Brault Building, President Scott Ralls recognized and commended the Women’s Cross Country team on not only being amazing athletic representatives of the College but also successful academically. Ralls … Continue reading NOVA and NBC4 Recognize Women Athletes

3rd Annual Jazz4Justice Concert

3rd Annual Jazz4Justice Concert

The third annual Jazz4Justice concert on Tuesday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center is set to be the biggest event the NOVA Alexandria Jazz Ensemble has presented in the six years of this group’s history. In addition to a program of big band music from composers such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Horace Silver and Nat Adderley, the event will … Continue reading 3rd Annual Jazz4Justice Concert

Woodbridge Science Lab Helps Homeschoolers Earn Credit

Woodbridge Science Lab Helps Homeschoolers Earn Credit

Local homeschoolers are utilizing state-of-the-art lab facilities at the Woodbridge Campus to meet high school chemistry curriculum requirements. For the first time, seven students from Prince William County recently supplemented their normal self-paced homeschooled environment to study and perform chemical reaction experiments in a college setting. NOVA student Marguerite Crozier initiated the idea after speaking with her Chemistry Instructor Edward Zuniga for possible solutions to … Continue reading Woodbridge Science Lab Helps Homeschoolers Earn Credit

Student Success Teams Convene for Professional Development

During spring break, the Student Success teams from across campuses came together for a day of professional development and networking. “First year advisors need a place and time to convene, compare notes and network,” said Dr. Keri Bowman, academic planning director. “The body of literature about students is constantly changing and growing. Best practices evolve, interaction with colleagues re-energizes and affirms our purpose. As educators … Continue reading Student Success Teams Convene for Professional Development

Science & Art: Exploring the Universe

Science & Art: Exploring the Universe

The reception for the exploding Star Wars exhibit, a composite of faculty and student artwork from NOVA campuses, was held on March 23 at the Manassas Campus. The show ran until the end of March on the first and third floor of Colgan Hall. The pictures were bright, colorful and depicted various Star Wars characters and images. More than 50 pieces were entered and judged … Continue reading Science & Art: Exploring the Universe

Faculty and Staff Innovate in Collaborative Classrooms

Faculty and Staff Innovate in Collaborative Classrooms

Throughout March 21 and 22, all full-time and adjunct faculty at the Loudoun Campus were invited to attend one of several training workshops on the use of NOVA’s new Collaborative Classrooms in the new Robert G. Templin, Jr. Higher Education Center (HEC). Jay Diener-Brazelle, a technology manager for Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) School of Medicine Education Technology Department, who was an integral part of the … Continue reading Faculty and Staff Innovate in Collaborative Classrooms

Jamie Walton Speaks at NOVA About Sex Trafficking

Jamie Walton Speaks at NOVA About Sex Trafficking

On March 22, Jamie Walton, domestic sex-trafficking advocate, spoke at the Annandale Campus. The event was streamed live by NOVA Video Services to Extended Learning Institute, the Medical Education Campus and the Manassas Campus. There was also a robust question-and-answer session at the end. Walton is a victim of sex trafficking. She is now a human rights activist who spreads awareness about sex trafficking through … Continue reading Jamie Walton Speaks at NOVA About Sex Trafficking

Harry Potter Casts a Spell on the Medical Education Campus

Harry Potter Casts a Spell on the Medical Education Campus

Join the Medical Education Campus (MEC) for an exciting display of “Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science, Magic, and Medicine.” Harry Potter fans will soon get the chance to step inside the famous wizard’s magical world through this exhibition scheduled to run from Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 22 in the third floor atrium of the MEC. This exceptional traveling exhibition is brought to the Campus by the MEC Library from … Continue reading Harry Potter Casts a Spell on the Medical Education Campus

NOVA Culinary Attends 41st Military Culinary Arts Competition

On March 7, Chef Mike Herbert and five culinary students from NOVA’s Annandale Campus traveled to Fort Lee in Petersburg, Virginia, for the 41st Annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event. While there, students observed many displays which included chocolate work, tallow (wax), aspic, pulled sugar, pastillage and gum paste. NOVA students were able to see how the contestants used color, contrast and flow in their presentations, … Continue reading NOVA Culinary Attends 41st Military Culinary Arts Competition

NOVA Performs with Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

NOVA Performs with Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

NOVA Community Chorus, directed by Dr. Mark Whitmire, will join the Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra to present a concert of music to celebrate the arrival of spring. The concert will include “Appalachian Spring Suite” by Aaron Copland, “Springtime in Funen” by Carl Nielsen and “Spring Symphony” by Robert Schumann. There will be two performances: Sunday, April 10 at 3:00 p.m. at Church of the Epiphany (1317 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20005) and … Continue reading NOVA Performs with Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Orchestra

Ask a Librarian: Annandale Library to Provide Research Help

Ask a Librarian: Annandale Library to Provide Research Help

In an effort to reach out to students, Annandale Campus librarians will be setting up reference desks around campus. Called “Ask a Librarian,” the service will provide research help and information on library resources. NOVA faculty and staff are asked to please share this information with students. Students are encouraged to stop by without an appointment from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the following … Continue reading Ask a Librarian: Annandale Library to Provide Research Help

Woodbridge Campus to Debut Action-Thriller “The 39 Steps”

The NOVA Players of the Woodbridge Campus will present their spring production, “The 39 Steps,” on April 7 to 9 at 7 p.m. and April 10 at 3 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre, Woodbridge Arts and Sciences Building (WAS). Written by Samuel French, “The 39 Steps” was inspired by novelist John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock. David Tyson (WO), assistant professor of communication studies and … Continue reading Woodbridge Campus to Debut Action-Thriller “The 39 Steps”