NOVA Names Loudoun Higher Education Center After Former President

NOVA Names Loudoun Higher Education Center After Former President

NOVA recently named the Loudoun Campus’ Higher Education Center after Dr. Robert G. Templin, Jr., the College’s fourth president. Templin was honored for his dedication to the College and advancement of education in the region and nation. Loudoun Provost Julie Leidig hosted the ceremony on September 8. Among those in attendance were Dr. Tony Tardd, former Loudoun Campus provost; Dr. Angel Cabrera, George Mason University … Continue reading NOVA Names Loudoun Higher Education Center After Former President

Lucia Kane Speaks to Culinary Students at Annandale

Lucia Kane Speaks to Culinary Students at Annandale

NOVA alumnus Lucia Kane came to the Annandale Campus on September 7 to speak to Chef Wilhelm Jonach’s Culinary I class about her experience as an entrepreneur. Chef Mike Herbert scheduled and arranged the presentation. Chef Benita Wong also attended the presentation. Kane started her own line of pasta sauces in 2013 and has since grown her business. She started selling her sauces in The … Continue reading Lucia Kane Speaks to Culinary Students at Annandale

Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

The Manassas Campus hosted its annual Honors Welcome Back Reception on August 31. With over 30 in attendance, Honors faculty, staff and students mingled and shared their Honors experiences and plans for the future. The Manassas Honors Club and the Manassas Student Life office co-hosted the event and provided light refreshments. The Spring Honors schedule was shared and potential Honors students were recruited. As always, … Continue reading Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

Annandale Geology Professor Publishes Online Teaching Module

The Science Education Resource Center recently announced the publishing of Geology Professor Callan Bentley’s online teaching module “Carbon, Climate and Energy Resources.” Bentley was part of a team of three members who developed and tested these materials as part of the National Science Foundation funded InTeGrate STEP Center activities. Before Bentley and his team members developed the teaching module, the materials passed through a rigorous … Continue reading Annandale Geology Professor Publishes Online Teaching Module

RISE Minority Mentoring Program at NOVA Manassas

RISE Minority Mentoring Program at NOVA Manassas

In 2013, English Associate Professor Chalet Jean Baptiste started a Minority Mentoring program at the Manassas Campus. This year it was renamed the RISE Minority Mentoring Program and is co-chaired with Marcie Schreibman, Student Life, and Ramunda Young, Campus and Community Relations. RISE stands for Recognize. Ignite. Serve. Empower (RISE) and is open to 50 students with details available online. It is dedicated to building … Continue reading RISE Minority Mentoring Program at NOVA Manassas

Marlin Wampler Presents to NOVA’s Culinary Students

Marlin Wampler Presents to NOVA’s Culinary Students

Marlin Wampler of Dairy Heritage in Hagerstown, Maryland, spoke to Chef Wilhelm Jonach’s Culinary I class on September 7 about cheese and cheese making. Chef Mike Herbert scheduled the presentation. Wampler has a passion for cheese making, giving him a unique perspective about this centuries-old art. He first asked the class what they knew about cheeses, what style of cheese they prefer and if any … Continue reading Marlin Wampler Presents to NOVA’s Culinary Students

Schlesinger Center to Display John M. Adams Paintings

Schlesinger Center to Display John M. Adams Paintings

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus will display the paintings of well-known regional artist John M. Adams in his show “Current Interrupted.” The show will be on display and available for public viewing in the Forum Gallery from Friday, September 23 to Sunday, November 13 with an artist’s reception from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, September 24. Adams specializes in … Continue reading Schlesinger Center to Display John M. Adams Paintings

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

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

Science Seminar Welcomes Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman

Science Seminar Welcomes Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman

NOVA faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, September 30 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. The speaker will be Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman, doctor of chiropractic, diplomate in clinical chiropractic pediatrics. The seminar is titled “My Fender Bender Was Minor…So Why Are My Grades and Health Plummeting.” There … Continue reading Science Seminar Welcomes Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman

NOVA Fine Arts Partners With ALIVE! for Empty Bowls Alexandria

NOVA Fine Arts Partners With ALIVE! for Empty Bowls Alexandria

NOVA’s Fine Arts Department at the Alexandria Campus has partnered with the local organization ALIVE! (ALexandrians InVolved Ecumenically) and will donate handcrafted, one-of-a-kind bowls for the Second Annual Empty Bowls Alexandria. This will be the Fine Arts Department’s second year partnering with ALIVE! and participating in this charity event. Empty Bowls Alexandria will be November 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center in … Continue reading NOVA Fine Arts Partners With ALIVE! for Empty Bowls Alexandria