Governor McAuliffe Hosts Cyber Roundtable at Alexandria

Governor McAuliffe Hosts Cyber Roundtable at Alexandria

Virginia Governor Terry R. McAuliffe hosted a cyber roundtable discussion on August 31 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus. This roundtable was the second in a series of roundtables McAuliffe has organized to promote his Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge initiative as chair of the National Governors Association (NGA). “Since the beginning of my … Continue reading Governor McAuliffe Hosts Cyber Roundtable at Alexandria

NOVA Receives 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

NOVA Receives 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

NOVA was recently selected as one of 83 recipients nationwide of Insight Into Diversity magazine’s prestigious 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. This marks the third consecutive year that NOVA has been honored. NOVA is one of only three higher education institutions in Virginia (the other two are University of Virginia and Virginia Tech) and one of only eight community colleges in the nation … Continue reading NOVA Receives 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

NOVA’s 3rd Annual College-wide Honors “Big Thing”

NOVA’s 3rd Annual College-Wide Honors “Big Thing”

The NOVA Honors Program was proud to host the third annual College-Wide Honors “Big Thing” at the Annandale Campus on August 26. This welcome back event was attended by over 150 people, including Honors students, faculty, staff and administrators. Dr. Paul Fitzgerald, Annandale Honors chair, and his Honors students arranged a day of fellowship and learning as new and current members of the Honors community attended panel … Continue reading NOVA’s 3rd Annual College-Wide Honors “Big Thing”

Welcome Week Kicks Off New Academic Year at the MEC

Welcome Week Kicks Off New Academic Year at the MEC

Student Life hosted a variety of events during this year’s Welcome Week, held the week of August 22. Information stations and special activities were planned to ensure students had a great start to the new academic year. New and returning students learned what the Medical Education Campus (MEC) has to offer. Everything from tips to navigate the system, advisement reports, getting fiscally fit, financial aid, … Continue reading Welcome Week Kicks Off New Academic Year at the MEC

NVCC Educational Foundation’s 20th Annual Recognition Dinner

NVCC Educational Foundation’s 20th Annual Recognition Dinner

The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation (NVCCEF) is holding their 20th Annual Recognition Dinner on Wednesday, September 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner. The keynote speaker will be Kathleen Parker, a Pulitzer Prize winner and a nationally syndicated columnist on politics and society for the The Washington Post. In addition, we will hear from President Scott Ralls, Foundation Board President … Continue reading NVCC Educational Foundation’s 20th Annual Recognition Dinner

Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

Acrylic paintings by Greg Skrtic are on exhibition in Colgan Gallery at NOVA’s Manassas Campus through September 24. Skrtic’s artwork reflects the influence of the culture, people and events of all the places he has lived. He grew up in Florida and earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Texas Tech University and another degree in art education at the University of North Texas. He … Continue reading Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

VCCS Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success Conference

Do you have ideas for engaging and supporting multicultural professionals in the workplace or successfully enhancing retention and success rates of minority students? Please share them with your colleagues throughout the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). The VCCS Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success Conference is next month. The conference goal is to build capacity and advocacy for the success of our diverse student body and … Continue reading VCCS Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success Conference

Tuition Assistance Process Update

Updated tuition assistance forms are now available on NOVA’s Forms Library. Please access the form from NOVA’s Forms Library to ensure you have the most up-to-date version for your tuition assistance request. After a trial run of two revised tuition assistance forms last fall, Human Resources has made some further improvements. One of the improvements includes important eligibility information built in to the forms as … Continue reading Tuition Assistance Process Update

Annandale to Host Susan Muaddi Darraj for Fall for the Book

Annandale to Host Susan Muaddi Darraj for Fall for the Book

The Annandale Campus will participate in the 2016 Fall for the Book event, a week-long, multiple-venue, regional festival that brings people of all ages together in celebration of books and literature. Annandale will welcome novelist Susan Muaddi Darraj on Wednesday, September 28 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.in the President’s Dining Room of the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center. Darraj is the author of … Continue reading Annandale to Host Susan Muaddi Darraj for Fall for the Book