Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Mark your calendar for the 12th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference on January 3, 2017, on the Annandale Campus. This year’s theme is “Reflect, Renew and Recharge: Creating a Lasting Impact for Our Students.” NOVA faculty and staff are cordially invited to submit a presentation proposal. Conference session strands include: Developing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills Critical thinking is the ability for students to engage … Continue reading Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

The Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus

The Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and NOVA Sexual Assault Services (SAS) held the Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus. The Clothesline Project is a clothesline of shirts that bears witness to the impact of domestic violence and sexual assault. Staff, students and community members are invited to create shirts to show support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. NOVA SAS hopes to … Continue reading The Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus

New Faculty Discuss the Connection Between Teaching and Advising

New Faculty Discuss the Connection Between Teaching and Advising

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) held the second series of the First Year Experience for New Faculty, a year-long program, on September 30 at the Alexandria Campus. Dr. Annette Haggray welcomed 22 faculty in attendance and thanked them for their commitment to student success. This session focused on the connection between teaching and advising practices. Dr. Keri Bowman, director of academic … Continue reading New Faculty Discuss the Connection Between Teaching and Advising

NOVA Instructional Designer Receives OER Research Fellowship

NOVA Instructional Designer Receives OER Research Fellowship

Extended Learning Institute Instructional Designer Kim Grewe has been selected as a 2016-2017 Open Education Resource (OER) Research Fellow. Grewe, a doctoral candidate in the Community College Leadership Program at Old Dominion University, was one of only 21 candidates chosen from a national pool of applicants. As an instructional designer, Grewe advocates for the adoption of OER in online courses and works with faculty and … Continue reading NOVA Instructional Designer Receives OER Research Fellowship

Manassas Mathematics Helps With Highway Cleanup

Manassas Mathematics Helps With Highway Cleanup

On September 24, members from the Manassas Mathematics Department faculty and students participated in the VDOT Adopt-A-Highway road cleanup campaign. Participants included faculty Chin Hettitantri, Shakil Shrestha and Matthew Westerhoff and NOVA student Kiran Ansar from Westerhoff’ s MTH 173 class. They collected 10 bags of debris on approximately 1 mile stretch of road (Featherbed Lane inside the Manassas Battlefield Parkway) during the two and … Continue reading Manassas Mathematics Helps With Highway Cleanup

NOVA Honors Hosts Lawyer Rebecca Geller at Annandale

On September 21, Rebecca Geller, president and CEO of the Geller Law Group, presented a talk titled “Giving Back to Get Ahead: Strategies for the Savvy College Student” to over 100 NOVA Annandale students, faculty and staff. Geller was hosted by students from Professor Melissa Chabot’s (AN) Honors CST 100 course, and the event was organized and led by Chabot. Geller is primarily known for drafting … Continue reading NOVA Honors Hosts Lawyer Rebecca Geller at Annandale

Video on Demand: Science Seminar by Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman

Video on Demand: Science Seminar by Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman

The Science Seminar Committee of the Math, Science and Engineering Division presented “My Fender Bender was Minor…So Why Are My Grades and Health Plummeting?” on September 30. Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman was the speaker. Wiseman discussed how trauma can create changes in the body that make studying or taking tests more challenging than before the accident. She also discussed how to minimize the impacts of … Continue reading Video on Demand: Science Seminar by Dr. Carmel Dekel Wiseman

NOVA Represented at 12th Annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair

NOVA Represented at 12th Annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair

John Hicks, Cindy Klink and Monika Lategano from the Manassas Automotive Department attended the 12th annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair. With the theme “Transportation: Your Ride to the Future,” the fair was held on October 6 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. VDOT invited several of the counties including Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Alexandria and Arlington to bring their high school students to the event. Students are … Continue reading NOVA Represented at 12th Annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair

Manassas Welcomes Dr. Tanneh Kamara

Manassas Welcomes Dr. Tanneh Kamara

Dr. Tanneh Kamara has served as a student affairs professional for over 15 years in higher education and for the past 12 years at George Mason University in various roles in undergraduate and graduate admissions and academic affairs. Kamara’s passion for education extends to the classroom setting where she teaches introductory business and management courses at NOVA as an adjunct faculty at the Woodbridge Campus. … Continue reading Manassas Welcomes Dr. Tanneh Kamara

Annual Chorus Benefit Concert: “Ein Liederabend”

The NOVA Community Chorus will present its Annual Chorus Benefit Concert on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. This year’s concert, “Ein Liederabend,” features Mendelssohn’s “Concerto for Two Pianos,” performed by Christine and David Hagan. The chorus will sing “Miriam’s Song of Triumph” by Franz Schubert, “Nachtlied” by Robert Schumann and the famous “How Lovely Is Thy … Continue reading Annual Chorus Benefit Concert: “Ein Liederabend”

Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale

A Faculty and Friends Concert, featuring members of Annandale Music faculty and friends, will be held Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ernst Center Theater on the Annandale Campus. The performers include Annandale Liberal Arts Dean Burton Peretti (violin), Artistic Director Sonya Suhnhee Kim (piano), Jean Provine (violin), Robert Park (cello), May Ing (viola) and Roger Whitworth (French horn). They will perform Classic … Continue reading Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale

Political Buttons on Display at Alexandria

Political Buttons on Display at Alexandria

From now until Election Day in November, the political button collection of Dean Jimmie McClellan will be on display in the window gallery outside of Room 252 of the Bisdorf Building on the Alexandria Campus. The collection includes hundreds of buttons spanning the period from 1840 to 2012. The earliest campaign buttons were actually brass buttons worn on coats. On November 10, the Institute for … Continue reading Political Buttons on Display at Alexandria

Leave Sharing Request

Lillian Collins (CS) has requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form online. Please print and complete the form and submit it to Human Resources by fax to 703.323.3155 or email to saboulhosn@nvcc.edu. Leave must be donated in eight- hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

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