McAuliffe Visits NOVA for VCCS Cybersecurity Discussion

McAuliffe Visits NOVA for VCCS Cybersecurity Discussion

On September 13, the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) hosted its inaugural meeting for its Cybersecurity Advisory Board at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus. Governor Terry McAuliffe and NOVA President Scott Ralls also participated in the discussion. The purpose of the newly-formed advisory board is to ensure that the Commonwealth’s two-year cyber curriculum imparts the real-world skills … Continue reading McAuliffe Visits NOVA for VCCS Cybersecurity Discussion

NOVA Biology Faculty Attend Summer Enrichment Program at NIH

NOVA Biology Faculty Attend Summer Enrichment Program at NIH

This summer, from July 31 to August 3, two NOVA biology faculty participated in a symposium on human genetics sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and their genetics branch, the National Human Genome Institute (NHGRI) in Bethesda, Md., on NIH’s campus. Assistant Professor Shabana Meyering (WO) and Adjunct Professor Andrew Lee (AL and LO) were among a dozen professors chosen through a competitive application … Continue reading NOVA Biology Faculty Attend Summer Enrichment Program at NIH

Schlesinger Center Exhibits Susan Hostetler’s “Shifting Migration” Sculpture

Susan Hostetler’s “Shifting Migration” Sculpture on Exhibit at the Schlesinger Center

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus is excited to exhibit a unique sculpture for the fall exhibition season. Susan Hostetler’s “Shifting Migration” will be on display until March 22, 2018. “Shifting Migration” is installed on the second level of the Schlesinger Center outside of the Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery facing the front of the … Continue reading Susan Hostetler’s “Shifting Migration” Sculpture on Exhibit at the Schlesinger Center

Savkar and Loser Represent NOVA at Event at Governor’s Mansion

Savkar and Loser Represent NOVA at Event at Governor’s Mansion

Reva A. Savkar, recently retired Annandale associate professor of chemistry and winner of the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, and her husband, Professor Emeritus Bob Loser, retired Extended Learning Institute (ELI) instructional designer, were invited to the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Va., on September 7 for a reception hosted by Governor Terry McAuliffe. They were the only faculty members at the reception that honored … Continue reading Savkar and Loser Represent NOVA at Event at Governor’s Mansion

Registration Is Open for the ACE Conference for Classified Staff

Registration Is Open for the ACE Conference for Classified Staff

The Advancing Classified Excellence (ACE) Conference for classified staff is Monday, October 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training, 2675 College Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191. Register before September 28 to reserve your spot. All classified staff should have received an email with registration information. If you are a classified staff and did not receive an email … Continue reading Registration Is Open for the ACE Conference for Classified Staff

O’Donoghue and Zuparkhodjaeva Paintings Address Transitional Spaces

O’Donoghue and Zuparkhodjaeva Paintings Address Transitional Spaces

The Passage Gallery at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus is excited to present the work of 2017 American University graduates Sarah O’Donoghue and Zarina Zuparkhodjaeva. The show “Change, Witnessed” will be on display September 22 to November 5 with an artists’ reception scheduled on Saturday, September 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The two artists explained … Continue reading O’Donoghue and Zuparkhodjaeva Paintings Address Transitional Spaces

File Flexible Spending Account Claims Before It Is Too Late!

The Flexible Spending Account (FSA) run-out period to file claims and submit documentation for the July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 plan year ends September 30, 2017. By that date, employees must submit reimbursement requests for all eligible FSA expenses and resolve all outstanding transactions, including unverified FSA card transactions, for the 2016 – 2017 coverage period. To submit claims for qualified expenses for … Continue reading File Flexible Spending Account Claims Before It Is Too Late!

2017 VRS Member Benefit Profiles Ready for Review

Be the MVP in your retirement. Review your 2017 MBP. The MBP is your online benefits statement providing important information about your retirement and other benefits as of June 30. You will find it by logging into your myVRS account. Plan your retirement strategy today! Retirement income on target? One of the most important features of your MBP is a retirement income analysis. This feature … Continue reading 2017 VRS Member Benefit Profiles Ready for Review