NOVA Benefits Roadshow 2017

Not sure of the who, what, when and how surrounding absence management? Join your Benefits Team for a review of the roles and responsibilities surrounding absences under the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program (VSDP), Worker’s Compensation and Family Medical Leave. The agenda will also include an overview of other employee benefits, question and answer periods and your opportunity to chat in-person with your Benefits Team about any benefits-related topic. … Continue reading NOVA Benefits Roadshow 2017

NOVACares and NOVA SAS Sponsor Denim Day

NOVACares and NOVA SAS Sponsor Denim Day

Join NOVACares and NOVA SAS on April 26 in support of Denim Day by wearing your favorite jeans. What is “Denim Day” and why should I wear jeans? In 1999, the Italian Supreme Court overturned a rape conviction because the justices felt that since the victim was wearing tight jeans she must have helped her rapist remove her jeans, thereby implying consent. The following day, … Continue reading NOVACares and NOVA SAS Sponsor Denim Day

Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Manassas Campus will hold its third Annual Writing Conference on April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Colgan Theatre. This year the conference will feature two sessions. The first session will be led by Katie Claire, assistant dean of English at George Mason University and certified mental health instructor. Claire’s workshop, “Writing in the Time of Pain, Stress, and Anxiety,” will help participants … Continue reading Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Virtual Open Textbook Workshop

Are you an instructor who is concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? Explore possible open textbook solutions by attending an hour and a half workshop and writing a short textbook review. Receive a $200 stipend for your efforts! Did You Know … The high cost of some course materials can impede students’ academic success. The College Board estimates that the … Continue reading Virtual Open Textbook Workshop

NOVA Idol 2017 Available On Demand and TV

NOVA Idol is a yearly singing competition open to all NOVA students. Contestants have an opportunity to practice their performance skills, get objective and supportive feedback from professional educators and musicians and share their talents with classmates and the community. NOVA Idol has come a long way in 14 years. It began as a talent show in a tiny classroom on the Alexandria Campus, progressed … Continue reading NOVA Idol 2017 Available On Demand and TV

NOVA Benefits Roadshow 2017

Not sure of the who, what, when and how surrounding absence management? Join your Benefits Team for a review of the roles and responsibilities surrounding absences under the Virginia Sickness and Disability Program (VSDP), Worker’s Compensation and Family Medical Leave. The agenda will also include an overview of other employee benefits, question and answer periods and your opportunity to chat in-person with your Benefits Team about any benefits-related topic. … Continue reading NOVA Benefits Roadshow 2017

Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshop

The Office of Disability Services and Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is co-hosting the following workshop: Webinar — Making Your Digital Course Content Accessible for Everyone! Date: April 21 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Virtual During this webinar, you will learn how to make your digital course content created with Microsoft Office, Adobe PDFs and Blackboard accessible to all students. Upon … Continue reading Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshop

NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

You are invited to NOVA’s Annual Green Festival on Tuesday, April 25 from 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the CE Building at the Annandale Campus. NOVA’s Annual Green Festival increases community awareness of regional, national and global environmental issues and provides information regarding ways that individuals can help preserve the environment. This year’s topic is “We Are All Downstream”. The program will focus on … Continue reading NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Manassas Campus will have its third Annual Writing Conference on April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Colgan Theatre. This year the conference will feature two sessions. The first session will be led by Katie Claire, assistant dean of English at George Mason University and certified mental health instructor. Claire’s workshop, “Writing in the Time of Pain, Stress, and Anxiety,” will help participants … Continue reading Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Virtual Open Textbook Workshop

Are you an instructor who is concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? Explore possible open textbook solutions by attending an hour and a half workshop and writing a short textbook review. Receive a $200 stipend for your efforts! Did You Know … The high cost of some course materials can impede students’ academic success. The College Board estimates that the … Continue reading Virtual Open Textbook Workshop

Georgian Ambassador Set to Visit the Manassas Campus

Georgian Ambassador to Visit the Manassas Campus

David Bakradze, the Georgian ambassador to the United States, will present “Georgian Success Story” in Colgan Theater at NOVA’s Manassas Campus on April 12 at 11:20 a.m. The presentation is free and open to the public with free parking (follow parking signs). To learn more, contact Business Professor Frank Ferrara at fferrara@nvcc.edu. Bakradze has had a long, distinguished career in diplomatic service and has served … Continue reading Georgian Ambassador to Visit the Manassas Campus

Stress Reduction Tool Bag Workshop

How do you know you are stressed? Do you recognize the symptoms of stress? Come and explore the newest research and what experts are saying about good and bad stress. The workshop, “Stress Reduction Tool Bag,” will be held on Wednesday, April 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Medical Education Campus in Room 256. Participants will gain the tools to manage stress, including … Continue reading Stress Reduction Tool Bag Workshop

Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Manassas Campus will have its third Annual Writing Conference on April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Colgan Theatre. This year the conference will feature two sessions. The first session will be led by Katie Claire, assistant dean of English at George Mason University and certified mental health instructor. Claire’s workshop, “Writing in the Time of Pain, Stress, and Anxiety,” will help participants … Continue reading Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

The Office of Disability Services and Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) is co-hosting the following workshop: Webinar — Making Your Digital Course Content Accessible for Everyone! Date: April 21 Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location: Virtual During this webinar, you will learn how to make your digital course content created with Microsoft Office, Adobe PDFs and Blackboard accessible to all students. Upon … Continue reading Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

You are invited to NOVA’s Annual Green Festival on Tuesday, April 25 from 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the CE Building at the Annandale Campus. NOVA’s Annual Green Festival increases community awareness of regional, national and global environmental issues and provides information regarding ways that individuals can help preserve the environment. This year’s topic is “We Are All Downstream”. The program will focus on … Continue reading NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

The Office of Disability Services and Technology Innovation in Learning and Teaching (TILT) are co-hosting these workshops for the month of April: Workshop — Assistive Technologies Across the Curriculum: Guiding Students With Accommodations Toward Success Date: April 6 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: Alexandria Campus, AA 158 At this workshop, you will learn the skills and know-how to work with students who use assistive … Continue reading Disability Services and TILT to Host Assistive Technologies Workshops

Invitation to 5th Annual 2017 NOVA Mathematics Competition

All NOVA students are invited to the fifth annual 2017 NOVA Mathematics Competition. All STEM faculty are asked to help promote this event to all current students at credited mathematics levels. Organizers hope to challenge NOVA students to compete against their peers and enjoy the experience of learning. The Annandale Campus will host the event on Friday, April 7 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in … Continue reading Invitation to 5th Annual 2017 NOVA Mathematics Competition

NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

You are invited to NOVA’s Annual Green Festival on Tuesday, April 25 from 9:15 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the CE Building at the Annandale Campus. NOVA’s Annual Green Festival increases community awareness of regional, national and global environmental issues and provides information regarding ways that individuals can help preserve the environment. This year’s topic is “We Are All Downstream”. The program will focus on … Continue reading NOVA’s Annual Green Festival 2017

Open Education Week at NOVA

Open Education Week is an annual event celebrated worldwide from March 27 to 31. The goal of Open Education Week “is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now” (openeducationweek.org). In an effort to contribute to this global movement and highlight NOVA’s adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER), NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute (ELI) is hosting “NOVA Opens … Continue reading Open Education Week at NOVA

Science Seminar About Collaborations in Art and Poetry

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Lyceum Event on Wednesday, March 29 from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in the CC 115 Black Box Theater on the Annandale Campus. “Creative Conversations and Collaborations in Art and Poetry” will be presented by Poet, Professor and Interim Dean J.K. “Jen” Daniels and visual artist and Professor Emerita Rebecca Kamen. There will be a … Continue reading Science Seminar About Collaborations in Art and Poetry

Invitation to 5th Annual 2017 NOVA Mathematics Competition

All NOVA students from all campuses and centers are invited to the fifth annual 2017 NOVA Mathematics Competition. All STEM faculty are asked to help promote this event to all current students at credited mathematics levels. Organizers hope to challenge all NOVA students to compete against their peers and enjoy the experience of learning. The Annandale Campus will host the event on Friday, April 7 from … Continue reading Invitation to 5th Annual 2017 NOVA Mathematics Competition

Spring Into Social Sciences With the SPS Division

Social and Professional Sciences Division invites you to the Spring Into Social Sciences seminar. This year, they are calling it “The Millennial Problem” and are discussing the topic from a number of different disciplinary angles. Various seminar dates and times are available between March 20 to 30. Please see the event flyer with the full list of the seminar dates, times and room locations in the … Continue reading Spring Into Social Sciences With the SPS Division

NOVA World Water Day Concert and Events

NOVA World Water Day Concert and Events

The World Water Day Concert will be held on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. There will be beautiful water-themed music by NOVA Community Chorus, including “Earth Is Our Mother,” and music by the jazz legend Dave Brubeck with words by Chief Seattle (1786-1866), sung by operatic tenor Jesus Daniel Fernandez. There will … Continue reading NOVA World Water Day Concert and Events

Science Seminar Is Coming March 24

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, March 24 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the CE Forum Ernst Center on the Annandale Campus. The speakers include Former NOVA students Seemal Asghar, Maha Khalid, Luis Vallejo and Nimra Viryam. The event is titled “Astrobiology: The Origin, Evolution, Distribution and Future of Life in the Universe” and there … Continue reading Science Seminar Is Coming March 24

Woodbridge to Host Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions Event

In an effort to facilitate a mutual understanding of safety among citizens and law enforcement, NOVA Police and the Prince William County (PWC) Police Department will host an informative training, “Safe Passage Home: Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions” on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus Lakeside Theatre. This event is free and open to the general public. “Safe Passage … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions Event