President Ralls Participates in 2nd “Ask the Prez” Facebook Live Session

President Ralls Participates in 2nd “Ask the Prez” Facebook Live Session

NOVA President Scott Ralls hosted an “Ask the Prez” Facebook Live session on February 24 with students Hannah Williams (AN), Samantha Slusher (WO) and Abdulla Qureshi (AL). The sessions provide an opportunity for the NOVA community to learn what is important to NOVA’s president. The students asked questions like “Why is parking not included in registration?” and “What piece of advice changed your future?” In … Continue reading President Ralls Participates in 2nd “Ask the Prez” Facebook Live Session

Busy Black History Month at Annandale Campus

Busy Black History Month at Annandale Campus

February was Black History Month and it was a busy one for faculty, staff and students on the Annandale Campus. The month started with a tour of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture organized by the Black Student Alliance on February 3. A full motor coach left the Campus with students and administrators, including Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation (NVCCEF) Executive Director … Continue reading Busy Black History Month at Annandale Campus

CETL Presents New Faculty Orientation Series #7

CETL Presents New Faculty Orientation Series #7

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) held a New Faculty Orientation (NFO) Series #7 at the Woodbridge Campus on February 24. It was an innovative and useful “Instructional Technology Round-Robin Experience” focusing on engaged learning facilitated by NOVA’s intercampus Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) and Extended Learning Institute (ELI) team Patricia Cooper, Matt Fox, Kirstin Riddick, Hector Revollo, Kama Story, Bo Yang and … Continue reading CETL Presents New Faculty Orientation Series #7

Alexandria Women’s Center Hosts Elect Her Training

Alexandria Women’s Center Hosts Elect Her Training

For the third year, the Alexandria Campus’ Women’s Center partnered with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and Running Start to host “Elect Her” on February 24. Thirty-three female students from all six campuses participated in conversations about their interest in running for Student Government Association (SGA) office and getting involved in politics on a local, state and national level. Elect Her is the … Continue reading Alexandria Women’s Center Hosts Elect Her Training

NOVA Honors Spring Pinning Ceremony Highlights Academic Success

NOVA Honors Spring Pinning Ceremony Highlights Academic Success

On February 9, the NOVA Honors Program held its Spring Pinning Ceremony at the Annandale Campus where new Honors Program students and their friends and families came together with NOVA administrators and faculty to enjoy light refreshments and fellowship. After being welcomed by President Scott Ralls, who highlighted the leadership and innovation NOVA Honors provides other two-year institutions nationwide, guests listened to a brief history of the NOVA … Continue reading NOVA Honors Spring Pinning Ceremony Highlights Academic Success

NOVA Workforce Releases Innovative Quarterly Regional Economic Report

NOVA Workforce has published an innovative labor market dashboard to support the development of a strategic approach to meet the current workforce needs of regional employers. This new report will benefit economic development agencies, job seekers and local employers by providing a snapshot of the regional labor market, ultimately putting the region on a path to remain economically competitive. The inaugural report shows there were … Continue reading NOVA Workforce Releases Innovative Quarterly Regional Economic Report

Intramurals and Recreation Hosts Faculty/Staff vs. Students Basketball Game

Intramurals and Recreation Hosts Faculty/Staff vs. Students Basketball Game

NOVA Intramurals and Recreation is all about engaging with students on multiple levels and delivering a product to enhance their overall wellness. The various activities implemented by the Intramurals and Recreation Department across all of NOVA’s campuses are to not only enrich the students’ social skills and physical activity but to also give them a sense of purpose on campus outside of academics. On February … Continue reading Intramurals and Recreation Hosts Faculty/Staff vs. Students Basketball Game

HBCU Transfer Showcase at Annandale

HBCU Transfer Showcase at Annandale

As part of NOVA’s Black History Month celebration, the Annandale Campus hosted its second annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Transfer Showcase on February 23 in the entrance lobby of the Annandale Student Services (CA) building. The event was coordinated by Education Program Advisor and Adjunct Professor Felicia Blakeney, with the assistance of Annandale Student Services staff. NOVA faculty and staff who attended HBCUs … Continue reading HBCU Transfer Showcase at Annandale

Alexandria Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Reception

The Liberal Arts Division at the Alexandria Campus will host its annual Scholarship Reception on Friday, March 17. Each year, the Scholarship Reception and donations generate scholarship funds for deserving students. The Scholarship Committee would like to thank NOVA faculty and staff for your generous donations in previous years. We hope faculty and staff will attend on March 17 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on … Continue reading Alexandria Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Reception

Save the Date: 2017 NOVA Service Awards Luncheon

The NOVA Service Awards Luncheon honoring employees completing 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service with the Commonwealth of Virginia and the College will be held on Friday, March 24 at the Westfields Marriott, 14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly, VA 20151. Invitations will be sent to all service award recipients’ home addresses. Social time (cash bar) will begin at … Continue reading Save the Date: 2017 NOVA Service Awards Luncheon

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