NOVA Renames Annandale Student Services Building for U.S. Senator Mark Warner

NOVA honored U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s service as Virginia governor by naming the Annandale Campus student services building for him in a ceremony on April 15. Annandale Interim Provost Charlotte Calobrisi stated, “It was this same view of what our future could be that propelled Mark Warner as governor to work for one Virginia by investing in K-12 public education and in higher education, and … Continue reading NOVA Renames Annandale Student Services Building for U.S. Senator Mark Warner

2016 NOVA Service Award Luncheon a Success

2016 NOVA Service Award Luncheon a Success

The NOVA Service Awards Luncheon honoring faculty, adjuncts and staff completing 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service with the College and the Commonwealth of Virginia was held on April 8 at Westfields Marriott. There were 230 people who attended and enjoyed a buffet lunch, good company, amazing desserts and reconnecting with old (and new) colleagues. The emeriti were honored with … Continue reading 2016 NOVA Service Award Luncheon a Success

Examining the Role of Student Services Staff in Complete 2021 Success

Examining the Role of Student Services Staff in Complete 2021 Success

In an effort to strengthen the student pathway to completion, student services staff from NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute (ELI) and the Loudoun Campus joined together for the annual Day of Learning. Under the leadership of ELI Student Services Director Shauna Davis and Loudoun Dean of Students Debbie Wyne, the team spent the day working toward a better understanding of the Completion by Design Loss/Momentum Framework … Continue reading Examining the Role of Student Services Staff in Complete 2021 Success

NOVA Attend TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo

NOVA Attend TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo

April 6 to 8 NOVA ESL faculty represented the College at the TESOL 2016 International Convention and English Language Expo in Baltimore. The TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo takes place in a different North American city each year, drawing more than 7,000 English language educators from around the world. Alongside more than 90 organizations and institutions, from government organizations such as the U.S. … Continue reading NOVA Attend TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo

NOVA Police Participate in Training to Hone Critical Skills

NOVA Police Participate in Training to Hone Critical Skills

NOVA Police participated in all-hands-on-deck active shooter training at the Woodbridge Campus on Sunday, April 10 and 17, with half the department receiving training the first Sunday and the other half the next. In order for officers to keep their skills sharp and to learn new techniques, they must participate in regular training. Required full-scale active-shooter training is held for NOVA officers twice each year. Additionally, … Continue reading NOVA Police Participate in Training to Hone Critical Skills

Phi Beta Lambda Students and Faculty Impact Manassas

Phi Beta Lambda Students and Faculty Impact Manassas

The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business club at the Manassas Campus is a student-run organization facilitated by the Student Life under the guidance of Marcie Schreibman and Cari Dresser. The club has approximately 20 student members who have paid national and state dues of $20. To assist the club with events and programming, PBL has three faculty advisors – Accounting Professor and Communication Technologies and Social … Continue reading Phi Beta Lambda Students and Faculty Impact Manassas

2016 Fourth Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

2016 Fourth Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

Twenty eight NOVA students from all campuses demonstrated a great love for mathematics by competing at the Annandale Campus for the fourth annual NOVA Mathematics Competition on April 8. Thanks to the generous contributions of time and talent of many volunteers, the competition was a great success. Fourteen teams comprised of two students each participated in the competition. Prizes for each member of the top … Continue reading 2016 Fourth Annual NOVA Mathematic Competition

NOVA Places at the 8th Annual SMMART Tournament

NOVA Places at the 8th Annual SMMART Tournament

NOVA won second and third place at the eight annual Student Mathematics Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament (SMMART) held by Hagerstown Community College in Hagerstown, Maryland. NOVA brought two teams led by Professor Kumnit Nong (Annandale) and two teams led by Professor Matthew Westerhoff (Manassas), and Professor Shakil Shrestha (Manassas) to compete at Hagerstown Community College on April 16. There were more than 10 community colleges in the … Continue reading NOVA Places at the 8th Annual SMMART Tournament

April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and NOVA Sexual Assault Services (SAS) is hosting events at various campuses to promote education and awareness of sexual violence. The goal of SAAM is to bring awareness to sexual violence and to help educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual assault survivors are not alone. NOVA SAS aims to address issues of sexual assault, stalking and … Continue reading April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Special Visitor from the Governor’s Office Coming to Alexandria

Special Visitor From the Governor’s Office Coming to Alexandria

Faculty and staff are asked to join in welcoming Nancy Rodrigues, Virginia secretary of administration, to the Alexandria Campus on April 26 for a special presentation of the CommonHealth Program “Dial it Down.” CommonHealth is a free program open to all state employees to promote wellness at work. CommonHealth is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The program offers a variety of health and wellness … Continue reading Special Visitor From the Governor’s Office Coming to Alexandria

Woodbridge and Prince William Arts Council to Host Woodbridge Alive!

The Woodbridge Campus will host Woodbridge Alive! – a free family event filled with live musical performances, art displays, poetry and food trucks on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Woodbridge Alive! represents the precocious growth of the art community in Prince William County by providing an award-winning venue for local artists, college artists and select high school students to participate in … Continue reading Woodbridge and Prince William Arts Council to Host Woodbridge Alive!

NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

NOVA Idol has come a long way. The event started as a talent show in a tiny classroom on the Alexandria Campus, progressed to a crowded cafeteria and is currently held over several months on multiple NOVA campuses as a multi-faceted powerhouse event. NOVA Idol 2016 was held April 7 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. If … Continue reading NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

Annual Open Enrollment Will Be May 1–23, 2016

Open Enrollment for health benefits and flexible spending accounts (FSAs) only will be between May 1 and May 23 this year. Employees may enroll using EmployeeDirect at www.dhrm.virginia.gov or submit a paper enrollment form. Forms printed from the DHRM website must be submitted to Human Resources no later than the close of business on May 23, 2016. EmployeeDirect is available through 11:59 p.m. on May 23. The Spotlight newsletter containing information on … Continue reading Annual Open Enrollment Will Be May 1–23, 2016