NOVA Congratulates 2017 Graduating Class

NOVA Congratulates 2017 Graduating Class

NOVA celebrated its 51st graduation on Sunday, May 14. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine delivered the commencement address to about 1,500 graduating students at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va. The 2017 commencement theme was “Believe, Aspire, Achieve.” Kaine said that he always tries to say yes when asked by one of his staffers to officiate at their wedding, and when asked by a college or … Continue reading NOVA Congratulates 2017 Graduating Class

Faculty Celebrate First Year Experience

Faculty Celebrate First-Year Experience

Twenty faculty members from across the College reflected on their first year of full-time teaching during a celebratory event on April 26. Faculty shared their teaching and learning reflections around three questions. What surprised me? What inspired me? What touched my heart? Student stories were shared emphasizing the tenacity and commitment of students to overcome challenges. President Scott Ralls addressed the faculty and congratulated them on … Continue reading Faculty Celebrate First-Year Experience

Annandale Hosts Annual Green Festival

Annandale Hosts Annual Green Festival

More than 300 students and community members registered to participate in the 2017 Green Festival on April 25 at the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center at the Annandale Campus. The festival included panel discussions, an information fair, a screening of the film “A Plastic Ocean,” giveaways, a raffle for a kayak and a keynote address from National Geographic’s Sandra Postel. The Green Festival takes … Continue reading Annandale Hosts Annual Green Festival

Manassas ATD Committee Hosts “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?” Event

Manassas ATD Committee Hosts Event “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?”

The Achieving the Dream (ATD) Committee at the Manassas Campus hosted a panel discussion titled “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?” on April 19. The event was a collaboration between the ATD Committee and the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) of Manassas. During the event, panelists including ATD co-chairs Chris Hafen and Maryellen Ryan, Manassas student Nermeen Shawky, and LLI members Mary Foster, Ann Cain and … Continue reading Manassas ATD Committee Hosts Event “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?”

NOVA Physics Present at the National, State and Campus Level

NOVA Physics Present at the National, State and Campus Level

NOVA Society of Physics Students (SPS) sponsors undergraduate research in physics, funded by the national SPS and the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation (NVCCEF). This spring, students won competitions for both SPS and NVCCEF grants. NOVA SPS students, who are students of Professor Emeritus Walerian Majewski, are doing innovative experimentation in magnetic levitation and investigate properties of fundamental particles of nature. Cioli Brazandeh and … Continue reading NOVA Physics Present at the National, State and Campus Level

ELI Completes 4th Semester of the eLEAD Student Leadership Program

ELI Completes 4th Semester of the eLEAD Student Leadership Program

This spring, Student Life through the Extended Learning Institute (ELI) completed their fourth semester of the eLEAD Student Leadership Program. This initiative was created to provide leadership development opportunities for online learning students who might not have access to these types of programs on campus. This co-curricular opportunity is a four-week asynchronous program delivered via Blackboard. The overall goal is to foster a sense of … Continue reading ELI Completes 4th Semester of the eLEAD Student Leadership Program

Woodbridge Presents Motivational Student Talk: "If I Could Turn Back Time"

Woodbridge Presents Motivational Student Talk: “If I Could Turn Back Time”

On April 3, Assistant Professor Megan Davies hosted a presentation titled, “If I Could Turn Back Time” in the Woodbridge Campus Lakeside Theater. The focus was to consider what could have been done differently if you could relive something from your past. Three NOVA graduates, Kelly Goheen, Christine Delude Shriner and Janice Riley shared their stories to motivate students. Current NOVA students were able to … Continue reading Woodbridge Presents Motivational Student Talk: “If I Could Turn Back Time”

NOVA Students Compete in Regional Math Tournament

In April, a group of NOVA students competed in the ninth Student Mathematical Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament (SMMART) at Carroll Community College in Westminster, Maryland. NOVA Math Assistant Professor Kumnit Nong took two teams of students to the competition that, over the years, has become a popular event among college students. NOVA students competed against 12 community colleges, and a total of 26 teams participated in … Continue reading NOVA Students Compete in Regional Math Tournament

School Supply Drive at Annandale

School Supply Drive at Annandale

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 academic year, the Counseling staff at the Annandale Campus decided to give back and volunteer within the local community. As a result, a partnership was developed with Annandale Terrace Elementary School, a Title 1 school located only minutes from campus. During the fall semester, eight counselors visited Annandale Terrace and conducted career exploration lessons in different kindergarten classes. Each lesson … Continue reading School Supply Drive at Annandale

Leave Sharing Request

A classified college staff member requested to participate in the leave-sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access a Leave Sharing Program Donor Form online. Please print, complete and fax the form to Human Resources at 703.323.3155 or by email to saboulhosn@nvcc.edu. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other assistance or … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request