Manassas Welcomes Meredith Atwood for Women’s History Month

Manassas Welcomes Meredith Atwood for Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Manassas Student Life hosted Meredith Atwood, founder of Swim Bike Mom, on March 24. She spoke on “Why Forward Progress Matters.” Atwood’s message is about putting one foot in front of the other and pursuing your dreams – even when they seem impossible. She is a lawyer, wife, mother and four-time Ironman triathlete. She discussed how she does it … Continue reading Manassas Welcomes Meredith Atwood for Women’s History Month

Woodbridge Hosts TEAMS Competition

Woodbridge Hosts TEAMS Competition

On March 19, the Woodbridge Campus hosted three high school teams (Thomas Jefferson High School, Wheaton High School and Team Masterminds) for the Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) Competition. TEAMS is an annual competition that gives students an opportunity to work together to solve real, everyday engineering problems using math, science, and 21st century learning skills. Under the leadership of Natural Science … Continue reading Woodbridge Hosts TEAMS Competition

Loudoun Book Club Tackles Redesigning America's Community Colleges

Loudoun Book Club Tackles Redesigning America’s Community Colleges

Early this spring, Provost Julie Leidig and campus faculty and staff convened a book club to read and discuss “Redesigning America’s Community Colleges: A Clearer Path to Student Success” by Thomas R. Bailey, Shanna Smith Jaggars and Davis Jenkins. President Scott Ralls recommended this book, which was published in April 2015. The book examines a progressive model for today’s community colleges. Meeting times are Monday or … Continue reading Loudoun Book Club Tackles Redesigning America’s Community Colleges

2nd Annual STEM Fair at Annandale on April 14

2nd Annual STEM Fair at Annandale on April 14

The annual STEM Fair will be held on Thursday, April 14 at 11:00 a.m. in the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. This is the second year that the Annandale Campus Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (MSE) Division has hosted this showcase of student talent. The STEM Fair is open to all students throughout the College. This year’s STEM Fair was organized by a 14-member … Continue reading 2nd Annual STEM Fair at Annandale on April 14

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. The remaining performance will be on Sunday, April 17 at 3:00 p.m. at George Washington Masonic Memorial (101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22301). This extraordinary opportunity for … 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

MEC Annual Walk for Life and Health Fair

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) will host their fifth annual Walk for Life and Health Fair on Saturday, April 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This family-friendly event will have games for kids of all ages, face painting, a caricature artist and a balloon twister entertainer; as well as health awareness booths, free health screenings for cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure by NOVA’s EMS … Continue reading MEC Annual Walk for Life and Health Fair

Year Up Is Available – Spread the Word

Do you know any young adults 18 to 24 years old interested in IT and cyber security internships? Year Up is recruiting for the August 2016 and January 2017 cohorts of their career development program. Year Up National Capital Region – Woodbridge is committed to helping young people from low/moderate income levels launch professional careers. Students take information technology/cyber security NOVA courses, learn professional skills and … Continue reading Year Up Is Available – Spread the Word