7th Annual Teacher2Teacher Kickoff at Manassas

7th Annual Teacher2Teacher Kickoff at Manassas

On August 26, the Manassas Campus held the seventh annual kickoff event for the Mentorship Program Teacher2Teacher/New Faculty Orientation. New faculty networked and participated in activities with Manassas colleagues throughout the day. New faculty members met mentors and key campus representatives. They were also offered various perspectives and insights into teaching/learning and received additional resources. The event was well attended and, according to several faculty … Continue reading 7th Annual Teacher2Teacher Kickoff at Manassas

NOVA Offers Free Financial Literacy Resources for Students

NOVA Offers Free Financial Literacy Resources for Students

When it comes to financial literacy, students at NOVA are at a distinct advantage. NOVA’s Financial Literacy Program provides a plethora of educational resources for students to increase their awareness of personal financial management. With affordable tuition goals for students beginning a postsecondary education or returning to college mid-career, NOVA offers innovative methods to assist students in achieving financial freedom. Through the College’s Financial Aid … Continue reading NOVA Offers Free Financial Literacy Resources for Students

Annandale Campus Holds Successful Accounting Symposium

Annandale Campus Holds Successful Accounting Symposium

Before the end of spring semester, the first 2017 NOVA Accounting Symposium was held on the Annandale Campus on April 28. Led by Thomas Marsh, assistant dean of the business and public services division and associate professor of accounting, and sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the mid-day event was held in the Mark R. Warner Student Services Building. “It was … Continue reading Annandale Campus Holds Successful Accounting Symposium

Gary Phares Continues Legacy and Wins Sumerduck Dragway Race

Gary Phares Continues Legacy and Wins Sumerduck Dragway Race

Manassas Automotive Instructor Gary Phares began his drag-racing obsession in 1982 when he took a street legal 1970 Chevy Camaro to Old Dominion Speedway in Manassas, Virginia. There was an issue with the shift linkage and he had to borrow a floor jack and tools from another racer so the car could be driven back home. In 1983, someone gave him a 1968 Pontiac Firebird … Continue reading Gary Phares Continues Legacy and Wins Sumerduck Dragway Race

“Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

“Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

Art Professor Rosemary Gallick (Manassas) recently helped David Levy hang several of his geometric paintings in the Colgan Hall Art Gallery at the Manassas Campus. The show called “Engineered Abstraction” will be on display until September 25, and the NOVA community is invited to meet Levy during a closing reception and discussion September 25 at 12:15 p.m. in Colgan Gallery. Levy began painting more than … Continue reading “Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

Baby Items Drive for NOVA Parenting-Students in Need

Pathway to the Baccalaureate launched a Baby Supplies Drive in July to provide extra support for NOVA parenting-students in need. Research shows community college students specifically are often forced to dropout due to non-academic issues, and low-income student-parents face a variety of barriers to college success. Pathway to the Baccalaureate is collecting new or unused diapers, pull-ups, wipes, diaper cream, baby food, toddler snacks, juice … Continue reading Baby Items Drive for NOVA Parenting-Students in Need