President Scott Ralls

President Scott Ralls Talks Cybersecurity Education on Capitol Hill

NOVA President Scott Ralls recently provided testimony on Capitol Hill during a joint hearing on “Public-Private Solutions to Educating a Cyber Workforce.” The hearing was held by the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development of the Committee on Education and the Workforce and the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection of the Committee on Homeland Security. During his testimony, Ralls discussed the greater Washington … Continue reading President Scott Ralls Talks Cybersecurity Education on Capitol Hill

NOVA Psychology Professor Awarded Fulbright to Hungary

NOVA Psychology Professor Awarded Fulbright to Hungary

NOVA Professor Amy Coren arrived in Pécs, Hungary (about 100 miles southwest of Budapest) at the beginning of September to begin her Fulbright fellowship in teaching and research at the Institute of Psychology and the Faculty of Law at Hungary’s oldest university – the University of Pécs, founded in 1367. Coren is proud to be one of only five people from American universities who were … Continue reading NOVA Psychology Professor Awarded Fulbright to Hungary

SDV Instructors Partner with LTR to Promote the NOVA Soars App

SDV Instructors Partner With LTR to Promote the NOVA Soars App

Starting in spring of 2017 and expanding to more classes in the summer and fall, the Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) division began working with instructors of the SDV 100: College Success Skills class to promote student use of NOVA Soars, a mobile app that makes a game out of learning NOVA’s academic support services. The app was conceived by current LTR division members Sarah … Continue reading SDV Instructors Partner With LTR to Promote the NOVA Soars App

Alexandria Hosts the Human Library Project

Alexandria Hosts the Human Library Project

In an effort to promote diversity and change perspectives about different people and cultures, NOVA’s Alexandria Campus hosted its second Human Library Project event October 25 and 26. Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) organized the event, which was sponsored by Student Life. This year’s library consisted of 35 human books; the books are people who have volunteered their time and their stories to … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts the Human Library Project

Manassas Hosts NOVA Honors Symposium

Manassas Presents NOVA Honors Symposium

On October 21, the Manassas Campus was proud to host the NOVA Honors Symposium. Seventeen Honors Program students presented their original research in front of a panel of judges. Five awards were given to the outstanding presentations that demonstrated both originalities in research and outstanding public speaking skills. The student award winners will receive a cash award at the spring Honors Awards Ceremony, including Minah … Continue reading Manassas Presents NOVA Honors Symposium

Alexandria Welcomes Lucinda Lumpkin for Disability Awareness Month

Alexandria Welcomes Lucinda Lumpkin for Disability Awareness Month

On October 17, the Alexandria Campus welcomed Learning Disabilities Coach Lucinda Lumpkin to speak about her experiences with dyslexia. The event was held in recognition of National Disability Awareness Month and was sponsored by Disability Services and the Office of Student Life. According to the International Dyslexia Association, “Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms, which result in people … Continue reading Alexandria Welcomes Lucinda Lumpkin for Disability Awareness Month

President’s Sabbatical Award

The Personnel Services Committee (PSC) invites full-time faculty to apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The award is designed to foster creative energy by providing faculty with a one-semester sabbatical leave with full pay. Each academic year, a maximum of three faculty members, one of whom can be on a 12-month contract, can receive the award. Award proposals should be no more than 1,000 words and specify … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award

Leave Sharing Request

A College Staff (CS) member at the Woodbridge Campus has requested to participate in the leave sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access the Leave Sharing Program Donor Form online. Please print, complete and fax the form to Human Resources at 703.323.3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request