2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

Agencies have been notified by the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) that this year’s annual open enrollment period for Flexible Spending and Health Care will be shorter in length than in previous years. Open enrollment will begin on May 1, 2017 and end on May 15, 2017. Employee Direct (EDIRECT), the state’s online employee self-service system, will not be available this year. Therefore, employees wishing … Continue reading 2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

Westminster Merit Scholarships for Children of NOVA Employee

The Westminster School scholarship application deadline has been extended to May 15. In collaboration with NOVA, Westminster School is offering a scholarship opportunity to the children and grandchildren of NOVA employees. The renewable Merit Scholarship is in the amount of $8,000 per year and is open to students entering grades 3 to 7. The potential value of the scholarship totals $48,000. Scholarship recipients will be selected on … Continue reading Westminster Merit Scholarships for Children of NOVA Employee

Leave Sharing Request

Patricia Rucker (AN) has 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 complete the form by printing and submitting it to Human Resources by fax to 703.323.3155 or email at amori@nvcc.edu. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

Westminster Merit Scholarships for Children of NOVA Employee

The Westminster School scholarship application deadline has been extended to May 15. In collaboration with NOVA, Westminster School is offering a scholarship opportunity to the children and grandchildren of NOVA employees. The renewable Merit Scholarship is in the amount of $8,000 per year and is open to students entering grades 3 to 7. The potential value of the scholarship totals $48,000. Scholarship recipients will be selected on … Continue reading Westminster Merit Scholarships for Children of NOVA Employee

2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

Agencies have been notified by the Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) that this year’s annual open enrollment period for Flexible Spending and Health Care will be shorter in length than in previous years. Open enrollment will begin on May 1, 2017 and end on May 15, 2017. Employee Direct (EDIRECT), the state’s online employee self-service system, will not be available this year. Therefore, employees wishing … Continue reading 2017 Health and Flex Open Enrollment

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 with your Benefits Team in-person about any benefits-related topic. Dates … Continue reading NOVA Benefits Roadshow 2017

Employee Direct Update

The Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) has notified state agencies that Employee Direct, the state’s online employee self-serve system for health and flexible spending enrollments and changes, is currently offline and will remain offline until further notice. If you need to enroll or have a plan or membership change based on a qualifying mid-year event, please complete the appropriate health benefits enrollment form. These … Continue reading Employee Direct Update

NOVA Printing Services to Upgrade Web-EPS Storefront System

In an effort to improve system performance, capability and user-friendliness, NOVA Printing Services will be upgrading their Employee Printing Service online storefront system. These upgrades are set to take place from 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 20 and all day Tuesday, March 21. During this time the system will be unavailable. Any orders that are not submitted before that deadline will be lost and will … Continue reading NOVA Printing Services to Upgrade Web-EPS Storefront System

Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

The PaTHS Scholarship, established by the husband and wife team of Robert C. Loser and Reva A. Savkar, provides $500 awards to two students to encourage exploration of lab sciences at NOVA and science-related career paths. Carl Sagan said, “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” Students who have attended the 2016 NCSI Forensics Summer Academy and have … Continue reading Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

An Upsurge in Virginia Workforce Development Initiatives

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced that Virginia rose from fourth to second in the Atlantic region in an analysis of state workforce development activities. Virginia’s improved ranking is due to commitment for workforce development initiatives, particularly in terms of addressing the skills gap for priority industry sectors through increased training and credentialing. This includes a 25 percent increase in student attainment of STEM-H Workforce Credentials … Continue reading An Upsurge in Virginia Workforce Development Initiatives

Faculty of the Year Nominations

Faculty of the Year nominations are being accepted by the NOVA Alumni Federation through March 17, 2017. Each year, the Alumni Federation honors Faculty at NOVA for their achievements in the classroom. Faculty are nominated by students and alumni for making a difference in the lives of students. Awards are handed out each April to each nominee and winners are selected for each campus and from adjunct faculty. One … Continue reading Faculty of the Year Nominations

Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

The PaTHS Scholarship, established by the husband and wife team of Robert C. Loser and Reva A. Savkar, provides $500 awards to two students to encourage exploration of lab sciences at NOVA and science-related career paths. Carl Sagan said, “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” Students who have attended the 2016 NCSI Forensics Summer Academy and have … Continue reading Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

Faculty of the Year Nominations

Faculty of the Year nominations are being accepted by the NOVA Alumni Federation through March 17, 2017. Each year, the Alumni Federation honors Faculty at NOVA for their achievements in the classroom. Faculty are nominated by students and alumni for making a difference in the lives of students. Awards are handed out each April to each nominee and winners are selected for each campus and from adjunct faculty. One … Continue reading Faculty of the Year Nominations

Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

The PaTHS Scholarship, established by the husband and wife team of Robert C. Loser and Reva A. Savkar, provides $500 awards to two students to encourage exploration of lab sciences at NOVA and science-related career paths. Carl Sagan said, “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” Students who have attended the 2016 NCSI Forensics Summer Academy and have … Continue reading Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

Faculty of the Year Nominations

Faculty of the Year nominations are being accepted by the NOVA Alumni Federation through March 17, 2017. Each year, the Alumni Federation honors Faculty at NOVA for their achievements in the classroom. Faculty are nominated by students and alumni for making a difference in the lives of students. Awards are handed out each April to each nominee and winners are selected for each campus and from adjunct faculty. One … Continue reading Faculty of the Year Nominations

Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

The PaTHS Scholarship, established by the husband and wife team of Robert C. Loser and Reva A. Savkar, provides $500 awards to two students to encourage exploration of lab sciences at NOVA and science-related career paths. Carl Sagan said, “Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.” Students who have attended the 2016 NCSI Forensics Summer Academy and have … Continue reading Loser-Savkar PaTHS Scholarship Available

Faculty of the Year Nominations

Faculty of the Year nominations are being accepted by the NOVA Alumni Federation. Nominations are being accepted through March 17, 2017. Each year, the Alumni Federation honors Faculty at NOVA for their achievements in the classroom. Faculty are nominated by students and alumni for making a difference in the lives of students. Awards are handed out each April to each nominee and winners are selected for … Continue reading Faculty of the Year Nominations

Leave Sharing Request

Stefanie Shipe (AN) has 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 complete the form, print and fax it 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 assistance or have questions about NOVA’s … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

Faculty of the Year Nominations

Faculty of the Year nominations are being accepted by the NOVA Alumni Federation. Nominations are being accepted through March 17, 2017. Each year, the Alumni Federation honors Faculty at NOVA for their achievements in the classroom. Faculty are nominated by students and alumni for making a difference in the lives of students. Awards are handed out each April to each nominee and winners are selected for … Continue reading Faculty of the Year Nominations

New State Vehicles to Transport More Passengers

Are you planning a student field trip, but you don’t know how to get all of your students to the destination? Or maybe you and several colleagues need to travel to a conference? The Facilities Planning and Support Services (FPSS) Transportation Office received two new Ford Transit vans that can solve your problem. Each van has a capacity to seat 15 passengers. To reserve these … Continue reading New State Vehicles to Transport More Passengers

Faculty’s Role in Campus Emergency Planning and Response

For most community college students in Virginia, professors are the face of the College. That is just the reality of a student’s experience; they see their instructors more than anyone else on a campus. As a result, faculty are likely to be the ones that students will depend upon if an emergency situation arises on that campus. Therefore, faculty should play an important role in … Continue reading Faculty’s Role in Campus Emergency Planning and Response

Nominations Open for NOVA Student Excellence Awards

NOVA has two outstanding opportunities to recognize exceptional students during the 2016-2017 academic year. The “Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges” publication and the NOVA SEAL Award Honor. The “Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges” is a national publication that recognizes students from across the United States for academic excellence. NOVA’s SEAL Award recognizes our students that best exemplify service, engagement, … Continue reading Nominations Open for NOVA Student Excellence Awards

President’s Sabbatical Award

The Personnel Services Committee 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 how … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award

VRS Hybrid Retirement Plan Auto-Escalation

The Hybrid Retirement Plan includes an auto-escalation feature that will automatically increase Hybrid members’ voluntary contributions by 0.5 percent every three years, beginning January 2017, and continuing until members reach the maximum 4 percent in voluntary contributions. Benefits of Voluntary Contributions Voluntary contributions allow members to accumulate savings on a pretax basis, increase savings through the employer match and work toward income replacement during retirement. … Continue reading VRS Hybrid Retirement Plan Auto-Escalation

Nominations Open for NOVA Student Excellence Awards

NOVA has two outstanding opportunities to recognize exceptional students during the 2016-2017 academic year. The “Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges” publication and the NOVA SEAL Award Honor. The “Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges” is a national publication that recognizes students from across the United States for academic excellence. NOVA’s SEAL Award recognizes our students that best exemplify service, engagement, … Continue reading Nominations Open for NOVA Student Excellence Awards