NOVA Hosts 8th Annual MLK Day of Service

NOVA Hosts 8th Annual MLK Day of Service

For the eighth year, NOVA faculty, staff, students and community members came together in an effort to help others. The College celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by continuing its tradition of packaging food for those in need around the world. NOVA partnered with Stop Hunger Now and the West Springfield Rotary Club to package more than 17,000 meals to be distributed. They also … Continue reading NOVA Hosts 8th Annual MLK Day of Service

Professor Margaret Leary Named 2017 Outstanding Faculty by SCHEV

Professor Margaret Leary Named 2017 Outstanding Faculty by SCHEV

Dr. Margaret Leary, who is an information technology professor at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus and the director of NOVA’s Cybersecurity Credit Program, has been named a 2017 Outstanding Faculty of the Year by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). This award is the Commonwealth’s highest honor for faculty at Virginia’s public and private colleges and universities. Leary is the 13th NOVA professor to receive this … Continue reading Professor Margaret Leary Named 2017 Outstanding Faculty by SCHEV

MEC Student Life Welcomes Spring With Get-Fit Week

MEC Student Life Welcomes Spring With Get-Fit Week

Medical Education Campus (MEC) faculty, staff and students enjoyed winter break and were glad to be back for another exciting semester. At the start of the year, Student Life Senior Advisor Patricia Martin-Mattocks worked to help the MEC family jump-start their resolutions to get healthy and to get fit through more exercise. Studies show that the benefits of an active lifestyle are numerous. It not … Continue reading MEC Student Life Welcomes Spring With Get-Fit Week

Ernst Center Gymnasium Gets a Facelift

Ernst Center Gymnasium Gets a Facelift

After 25 years, the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center Gymnasium has received some much needed enhancements. New bleachers and a retractable ceiling mounted divider curtain were installed over the winter break. The new bleachers are motorized for easy stowaway and safety. In addition, the bleacher design adds wheelchair seating areas to support ADA requirements. The divider curtain is also motorized for quick retraction into the … Continue reading Ernst Center Gymnasium Gets a Facelift

NOVA World Water Day Concert and Events

NOVA World Water Day Concert and Events

The World Water Day Concert will be held on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. There will be beautiful water-themed music by NOVA Community Chorus, including “Earth Is Our Mother,” and music by the jazz legend Dave Brubeck with words by Chief Seattle (1786-1866), sung by operatic tenor Jesus Daniel Fernandez. There will … Continue reading NOVA World Water Day Concert and Events

NOVA Hosts Prince William County Adult Education Teachers

NOVA’s Workforce Development Career Pathways team hosted 42 Prince William County adult education teachers at the Woodbridge Campus Workforce Development Regional Center on January 5. This event was the first of its kind. Adult education teachers were trained on the basics of advising students on workforce classes geared towards in-demand credential attainment. The purpose of the training was to provide educators with in-depth labor market … Continue reading NOVA Hosts Prince William County Adult Education Teachers

Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success Conference

Based on feedback from the Diversity, Inclusion, and Student Success Conference held in October, the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Office will be coordinating a webinar series to make conference presentations available to a broader audience. The first webinar will take place on Thursday, January 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Details for the first webinar, featuring a presentation by NOVA faculty Dr. Monique Colclough, can be found online. The flyer in this … Continue reading Diversity, Inclusion and Student Success Conference

Academic Pathways to Technology Careers Forum

Current and prospective students interested in a career in IT, information systems technology or integrated information, science and technology are invited to join NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus and the George Washington University on January 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Academic Pathways to Technology Careers forum to explore the skills and capacities the IT industry looks for in student interns and employees. Faculty and staff from GW and … Continue reading Academic Pathways to Technology Careers Forum