NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus

NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus

NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus is annually celebrated as an opportunity for new and returning students to familiarize themselves with one another and campus organizations. This year, approximately 400 MEC students, faculty and staff attended the event on September 15 to commemorate the beginning of fall semester. The MEC Office of Student Life hosted NOVA Day along with many other programming activities, service … Continue reading NOVA Day at the Medical Education Campus

Alexandria Hosts Panel Discussion with Virginia Delegates

Alexandria Hosts Panel Discussion With Virginia Delegates

As part of Constitution and Citizenship Week, the Alexandria Campus hosted “The Implications of the Voting Rights Act” on September 13. The event was an engaging panel discussion and a call to action with speakers Delegate Charniele Herring (D-46th), Delegate Mark Levine (D-45th) and Legal Assisting Professor Kelly Hebron. Liberal Arts Dean Jimmie McClellan facilitated the discussion which attracted more than 100 students and faculty … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts Panel Discussion With Virginia Delegates

Manassas Play Day a Success

Manassas Play Day a Success

It was a beautiful sunny day for Manassas Play Day. A cool breeze followed students around the Howsmon Patio where there were plenty of fun activities for them to engage in. Student Life put on a wonderful display with popcorn, cotton candy, barbecue lunch, petting zoo, dunk tank, climbing wall, arts and craft stations and an amusement ride. Several NOVA divisions were present to answer … Continue reading Manassas Play Day a Success

Intercom to Debut a New Look

Intercom to Debut a New Look

Web Services and Digital Media of Marketing and Communications is proud to announce that the Intercom will be getting a new look very soon. The Intercom will continue to provide interesting news, features and events by and for NOVA faculty and staff, but it will have a fresh look. Your process and deadline for submitting will not change. The weekly edition (as well as a … Continue reading Intercom to Debut a New Look

Patriot Day: Remember, Reflect and Serve

On September 12, the Alexandria Campus gathered for a brief remembrance program in honor of the 15th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001. Faculty, staff and students convened outside at the Bisdorf Courtyard at 9:15 a.m. With a focus on the National Day of Service and Remembrance, the program was opened by Tanzy Flakes with the “National Anthem” followed by brief readings by Glenn … Continue reading Patriot Day: Remember, Reflect and Serve

Dr. Jimmie McClellan Lectures to History Class in Scotland

Dr. Jimmie McClellan Lectures to History Class in Scotland

On September 15, as part of the on-going collaboration between the Alexandria Campus and Dundee and Angus College and other universities in Scotland, Dr. Jimmie McClellan lectured via Skype to a history class in Dundee on the topic of the “Causes of the American Revolution.” Professor John Hayes of Dundee and Angus College said McClellan’s lecture was “absolutely exceptional, the students loved it.” Dr. Adrienne … Continue reading Dr. Jimmie McClellan Lectures to History Class in Scotland

Viable Patterns on Display at Loudoun Waddell Art Gallery

Viable Patterns on Display at Loudoun Waddell Art Gallery

“Viable Patterns” featuring paintings by Sondra N. Arkin will be on display from September 26 to October 28 in the Waddell Art Gallery at the Loudoun Campus. The exhibit showcases visual patterns created by the Washington, D.C., based artist. Arkin will present medium-sized work from her 2011 ”Permutations Toward Infinity” series. Each image will offer a virtually infinite potential of visual patterns. Hot wax, shellac … Continue reading Viable Patterns on Display at Loudoun Waddell Art Gallery

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

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

SCOLA Available at NOVA

SCOLA Available at NOVA

SCOLA is an online compendium of international radio and television programming, print materials, photos and videos in more than 175 languages, 65 percent of which are not available elsewhere on the Internet. All of NOVA’s faculty, staff and students can enjoy access to SCOLA as part of a one-year subscription made possible by a NOVA software request. To log on and browse the resources, go to www.scola.org. … Continue reading SCOLA Available at NOVA

October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

Open enrollment for participation in the UNUM Long-Term Disability (LTD) Plan begins October 1, 2016 and ends on October 31, 2016. The UNUM LTD Plan pays participants a percentage of their gross monthly salary if they cannot work due to a covered injury or illness. Employees who enroll in the plan during the open enrollment period will be covered under the plan effective January 1, … Continue reading October Is Open Enrollment Month for UNUM Long-Term Disability

2016 Member Benefit Profiles Are Ready

The 2016 Member Benefit Profiles (MBPs) for Plan 1 and Plan 2 employees enrolled in the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) are now available in MyVRS. The MBP is your annual benefit statement based on information reported to VRS as of June 30, 2016. Employees can log in or register for access to their VRS accounts through MyVRS at http://myvrs.varetire.org/. Important: VRS released a new version of MyVRS … Continue reading 2016 Member Benefit Profiles Are Ready