Loudoun Receives Make a Difference Award

Loudoun Receives Make a Difference Award

NOVA’s Loudoun Campus has been given the Make A Difference Award from the Loudoun School-Business Partnership (LSBP). The award was presented to Loudoun Provost Julie Leidig on March 10 at a gathering of approximately 800 Loudoun County business people and educators at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia. The Make A Difference Award recognizes Loudoun School-Business Partners and individuals who make a significant and … Continue reading Loudoun Receives Make a Difference Award

Annual Medical Education Campus Career Fair a Success

Annual Medical Education Campus Career Fair a Success

The Annual Medical Education Campus (MEC) Career Fair was held on March 2, including 23 leading organizations in nursing and allied health professions. Many recruiters return each year and there were several new ones attending this year. Approximately 250 students attend MEC Career Fair usually, but this year it was a superior success with over 350 students in attendance, dressed for success and ready with … Continue reading Annual Medical Education Campus Career Fair a Success

The Northern Virginia Review Participates in AWP Bookfair

The Northern Virginia Review Participates in AWP Bookfair

February 9 to11 The Northern Virginia Review (TNVR) represented NOVA at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference and Bookfair at the Washington Convention Center. The largest literary conference in North America, the event is held annually in major cities and regularly draws over 10,000 attendees. If you are a writer, small press, M.F.A. program, or literary journal publisher, the AWP Bookfair is … Continue reading The Northern Virginia Review Participates in AWP Bookfair

“The Many Faces of Woman” on Display at Manassas

“The Many Faces of Woman” on Display at Manassas

“The Many Faces of Woman” is on display at the Manassas Campus through March 28 in honor of Women’s History Month. The exhibition features artwork and poetry by Kathleen Stark of Springfield, Virginia. “The paintings, assemblages and poetry in this show are about the many faces that women wear,” Stark said. “It has taken me 74 years to find out who I am as a … Continue reading “The Many Faces of Woman” on Display at Manassas

NOVA Professors Read African-American Literature for Black History Month

NOVA Professors Read African-American Literature for Black History Month

To close out Black History Month, Annandale Campus professors hosted a reading where several faculty members read from various works written by African-American writers on February 28. An audience of about 20 people in the Barnes & Noble Café listened as they read works by Gwendolyn Brooks, Terrance Hayes, Ralph Ellison, Maya Angelou and others. Faculty members who participated included Associate Dean of English Jennifer … Continue reading NOVA Professors Read African-American Literature for Black History Month

NOVA Participated in Annual Harvard Model UN Competition

February 16 to19 students from NOVA competed at the 63rd Annual Harvard National Model United Nations (HNMUN) Competition. Together with students from over 100 nations, NOVA students worked to offer viable solutions for the most pressing problems facing the international community. Representing Myanmar, seven NOVA students worked on the social, humanitarian and cultural; disarmament and international security; special summit on sustainable development; special summit on … Continue reading NOVA Participated in Annual Harvard Model UN Competition

Medical Education Campus Implements Changes to DMS Program

Medical Education Campus Implements Changes to DMS Program

The NOVA Curriculum Committee recently approved curriculum modifications to the Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) Program at the Medical Education Campus. The DMS academic curriculum, which is now referred to as the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Guided Pathway, will offer changes to some of the DMS core courses, including changes to the number of credits, order of classes offered and course numbers. Leigh Giles-Brown, DMS program … Continue reading Medical Education Campus Implements Changes to DMS Program

Loudoun Serves as Host for Loudoun Charitable Giving Campaign

On March 1, Jack Zegeer welcomed a full room of elected officials, business, education, nonprofit, government and other community leaders to NOVA’s Loudoun Campus. Zegeer led with an eye-opening story of a student he had been working with for nearly two years whom he only recently found out had been homeless for much of that time. As Loudoun Campus financial aid manager and a member … Continue reading Loudoun Serves as Host for Loudoun Charitable Giving Campaign

NOVA Manassas Art Shows

NOVA Manassas Art Shows

On February 22, renowned Washington, D.C. artist Anne Bouie came to the Colgan Hall Gallery to talk with students and community members about her exhibition, “Hallowed Ground and Sacred Air.” Bouie talked about the amazing journey that brought her to art and her interest in historical representations of deities, her deep connection to nature and the African-American experience. It was an engaging conversation that answered … Continue reading NOVA Manassas Art Shows

Annandale Library Exhibit Marks World War I Centennial

Annandale Library Exhibit Marks World War I Centennial

The Annandale Campus Library is currently hosting an exhibit commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States official entry into World War I (April 6), also known as the Great War. The exhibit, located on the third floor lobby of the CG building, is a cooperative effort between library staff and Adjunct History Instructor Nathan Moore. The specific theme of the exhibit is Graphic Novels … Continue reading Annandale Library Exhibit Marks World War I Centennial

David Johns Speaks at Manassas

On February 28, the Office of Student Life hosted David Johns as part of its Black History Month celebration. Johns most recently served as the Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. This initiative is “a cross agency effort aimed at identifying evidence-based practices that improve student achievement, and developing a network that shares these best practices.” During his address, Johns spoke … Continue reading David Johns Speaks at Manassas

The MEC Celebrates Black History Month

The MEC Celebrates Black History Month

Every year in February, students, faculty, staff and the general public are invited to take part in a series of events celebrating Black History Month. February is a multi-themed month at the Medical Education Campus (MEC) with Student Life sponsoring and combining other February activities related to Heart Healthy, Spirit Week and Mardi Gras. MEC kicked off this month-long celebration with a Senior Heart Health … Continue reading The MEC Celebrates Black History Month

Darwin Day at Annandale

On February 16, the NOVA Honors Program at the Annandale Campus held its annual Darwin Day celebration. Organized by Professor Ilya Tëmkin and NOVA Honors, the event drew a diverse crowd of over 100 faculty and students who were treated to a variety of presentations. Professors Callan Bentley spoke of parasitism, Mihaela Chamberlin elevated the plight of birds and the importance of Rachel Carson’s work, … Continue reading Darwin Day at Annandale

Spring Into Social Sciences With the SPS Division

Social and Professional Sciences Division invites you to the Spring Into Social Sciences seminar. This year, they are calling it “The Millennial Problem” and are discussing the topic from a number of different disciplinary angles. Various seminar dates and times are available between March 20 to 30. Please see the event flyer with the full list of the seminar dates, times and room locations in the … Continue reading Spring Into Social Sciences With the SPS Division

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

Science Seminar Is Coming March 24

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. The speakers include Former NOVA students Seemal Asghar, Maha Khalid, Luis Vallejo and Nimra Viryam. The event is titled “Astrobiology: The Origin, Evolution, Distribution and Future of Life in the Universe” and there … Continue reading Science Seminar Is Coming March 24

Woodbridge to Host Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions Event

In an effort to facilitate a mutual understanding of safety among citizens and law enforcement, NOVA Police and the Prince William County (PWC) Police Department will host an informative training, “Safe Passage Home: Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions” on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus Lakeside Theatre. This event is free and open to the general public. “Safe Passage … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions Event

NOVA Printing Services to Upgrade Web-EPS Storefront System

In an effort to improve system performance, capability and user-friendliness, NOVA Printing Services will be upgrading their Employee Printing Service online storefront system. These upgrades are set to take place from 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 20 and all day Tuesday, March 21. During this time the system will be unavailable. Any orders that are not submitted before that deadline will be lost and will … Continue reading NOVA Printing Services to Upgrade Web-EPS Storefront System