NOVA Receives HEED Award for 3rd Consecutive Year

NOVA Receives HEED Award for 3rd Consecutive Year

NOVA was awarded the prestigious 2016 HEED Award by the owner and publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, Lenore Pearlstein. The HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Award is in its 12th year and Pearlstein said she developed it to celebrate the great work that colleges are doing to advance diversity amongst their students, faculty, staff and administrators. NOVA was a recipient of the HEED Award … Continue reading NOVA Receives HEED Award for 3rd Consecutive Year

MEC Kicks Off Spring Semester With NOVA Day

MEC Kicks Off Spring Semester With NOVA Day

Each spring and fall semester, NOVA campuses celebrate NOVA Day, an opportunity for students to spend time getting to know one another and their campuses. Sponsored by Student Life and planned by the Student Life Advisory Board Committee, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) held a successful Spring NOVA Day on January 26. The committee is comprised of officers from all clubs and organizations and their faculty … Continue reading MEC Kicks Off Spring Semester With NOVA Day

Loochtan to Serve on Accreditation Board for Respiratory Care

Medical Education Campus (MEC) Provost Anne Loochtan will serve as the newest member of the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) Board of Commissioners. Loochtan officially began her term in November 2016 and will serve three years alongside 18 community leaders with strong connections to universities, colleges and medical practices throughout the country. CoARC and its sponsoring organizations cooperate to establish, maintain and promote … Continue reading Loochtan to Serve on Accreditation Board for Respiratory Care

NOVA Physics Students Meet With Virginia General Assembly About Funding

NOVA Physics Students Meet With Virginia General Assembly About Funding

Five NOVA students, members of the Society of Physics Students (SPS), braved strong winds and hard rain driving to Richmond, Virginia, to participate in the Virginia Academy of Science (VAS)-sponsored “Research Showcase at the Statehouse” event on January 23. Even entering the Virginia General Assembly required patience as the line was hours long with a sea of umbrellas that stretched around the side of the building … Continue reading NOVA Physics Students Meet With Virginia General Assembly About Funding

NOVA Honors Program Welcome Back Event

NOVA Honors Program Welcome Back Event

On January 12, the NOVA Honors Program had its Spring Welcome Back event for current Honors students throughout the College and Honors alumni at the Annandale Campus. About 60 Honors students, past and present, attended along with NOVA Honors faculty, administrators and the College Honors Committee. The College-wide Honors Coordinator Stacy Rice and Associate Vice President of Academic Services Sheri Robertson welcomed the attendees and … Continue reading NOVA Honors Program Welcome Back Event

Honors Program Hosts Events on Each Campus

During the first month of the spring semester, the Alexandria, Loudoun, Manassas and Woodbridge Honors campus chairs hosted Honors Welcome Back events at their respective campuses. This provided an opportunity to highlight the NOVA Honors Program’s curriculum, enrichment activities and upcoming conferences and events. Among the attendees were students enrolled in Honors courses, Honors faculty, campus division deans, Phi Theta Kappa advisors, counselors and prospective … Continue reading Honors Program Hosts Events on Each Campus

Loudoun ATD Committee to Host “TED and Pedagogy” Series

A love for teaching and learning at its heart, the Loudoun Campus Achieving the Dream (ATD) Committee has put together a fantastic series of “TED and Pedagogy” sessions. These one-hour conversations focus on foundational attitudes and ideas that enhance teaching and invigorate student learning and are designed to leave attendees feeling energized and inspired. January’s session, “The Power of Believing That You Can Improve,” was … Continue reading Loudoun ATD Committee to Host “TED and Pedagogy” Series

Free Tax Preparation and E-Filing Workshops at NOVA

Free Tax Preparation and E-Filing Workshops

NOVA’s Working Students Success Network is hosting a series of free tax preparation/e-filing workshops during the 2017 tax season. IRS-certified volunteers will help ensure participants receive their maximum tax refund and help determine if they are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Workshops will be held at each of NOVA’s six campuses. Faculty and staff are asked to pass along event details and registration … Continue reading Free Tax Preparation and E-Filing Workshops

Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

The PaTHS Scholarship, established by the husband and wife team of Robert C. Loser and Reva A. Savkar, provides $500 awards to two students to encourage exploration of lab sciences at NOVA and science-related career paths. Carl Sagan said, “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” Students who have attended the 2016 NCSI Forensics Summer Academy and have … Continue reading Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

Faculty of the Year Nominations

Faculty of the Year nominations are being accepted by the NOVA Alumni Federation. Nominations are being accepted through March 17, 2017. Each year, the Alumni Federation honors Faculty at NOVA for their achievements in the classroom. Faculty are nominated by students and alumni for making a difference in the lives of students. Awards are handed out each April to each nominee and winners are selected for … Continue reading Faculty of the Year Nominations