NOVA Athletics Highlight Successful Fall Season

NOVA Athletics Highlight Successful Fall Season

NOVA Nighthawks Athletics is having a record-shattering fall season. The women’s cross country program won its fourth consecutive NJCAA Region 20 Division I Championship and competed in the National Championship race on Saturday, November 11 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The men’s soccer team was the top seed in the NJCAA Region 20 championship. The Nighthawks lost 2-1 in the championship game to Howard Community College … Continue reading NOVA Athletics Highlight Successful Fall Season

Loudoun Campus Hosts Cyber Night

Loudoun Campus Presents Cyber Night

Aside from being Election Day in Virginia, November 7 marked the inaugural “Cyber Night” at NOVA’s Loudoun Campus. The first of regular cyber and IT-related organizational events for the Campus, Cyber Night featured panelists Anup Ghosh, Warren Holston and Dave White – founders focused on intelligence and behavior while working in defense communities to include military special operations, DARPA and CIA, among others. Host organization … Continue reading Loudoun Campus Presents Cyber Night

The Manassas Campus Hosts Local Middle School Students

Manassas Campus Hosts Middle School Students

The Manassas Campus hosted students from Manassas Park Middle School for their Road to College tour October 19. A fun-filled tour started with the students listening to Lisa Branson from Financial Aid talk about ways to fund their college career. Next, the group listened to Marcie Schreibman in Student Life talk about the Campus and student organizations. Some of NOVA’s student ambassadors spoke about their … Continue reading Manassas Campus Hosts Middle School Students

STEM Takes Flight Workshop

STEM Takes Flight Workshop

Earlier this year, professors Tim Eichers (LO) and Matthew Westerhoff (MA) participated in a professional development workshop at NASA Wallops Flight Facility along with 18 other faculty members from the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). This three-day, residential workshop focused on the integration of STEM in the NASA workplace with the purpose of assisting faculty in educating students on the importance of teamwork, technical skills … Continue reading STEM Takes Flight Workshop

EDGE Experience Challenges New WISE Inductees

EDGE Experience Challenges New WISE Inductees

On October 20, some of the new Women in Search of Excellence (WISE) inductees traveled to George Mason University’s Prince William Campus to experience The EDGE with Professor Chalet Jean-Baptiste and Student Life Coordinator Marcie Schreibman. According to their website, “The EDGE challenges the members of the global community to better understand themselves, those around them and their world by using innovative approaches that educate, inspire … Continue reading EDGE Experience Challenges New WISE Inductees

Woodbridge Hosts Military Appreciation Day

Woodbridge Hosts Military Appreciation Day

In honor of those who have and are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces, the Woodbridge Campus hosted a Military Appreciation Day on November 8. NOVA’s Office of Military and Veterans Services (OMVS) has continuously assisted active duty service members, veterans and family members to achieve their education and career goals. “NOVA is one of the largest veteran colleges in the country,” said … Continue reading Woodbridge Hosts Military Appreciation Day

Medical Education Honors Veterans at Annual Luncheon

Medical Education Honors Veterans at Annual Luncheon

On November 9, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) hosted a Veterans Day Luncheon in honor of veterans, dependents and active duty members who served in the United States Armed Forces. Several students, faculty and staff participated in the program sponsored by the MEC’s Office of Military and Veterans Services. Lt. Col. Robert Hunt was the guest speaker for the event. With 24 years of military … Continue reading Medical Education Honors Veterans at Annual Luncheon

Annandale Hosts Luncheon to Celebrate Veteran Students

Annandale Celebrates Veteran Students

During the week of November 6, the Annandale Campus recognized students who have served in the military by conducting daily giveaways throughout the week. Each day, the Veteran’s Affairs Office recognized a different branch of the military with a cake and on Thursday, November 9, the Campus showed their appreciation for veterans’ service by hosting a luncheon. Veterans and Military Program Advisor LaChante Thomas and … Continue reading Annandale Celebrates Veteran Students

Loudoun Hosts 5th Annual High School Counseling Open House

Loudoun Holds 5th Annual High School Counseling Open House

NOVA’s Loudoun Campus hosted high school guidance counselors from Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) at the Fifth Annual High School Counseling Open House on November 3. Counselors came to campus from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on what was otherwise an LCPS work day. The group mingled and ate lunch together and then heard student success stories directly from students (some of whom recognized their … Continue reading Loudoun Holds 5th Annual High School Counseling Open House

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