Facilities Planning Builds Thanksgiving Spirit

Facilities Planning Builds Thanksgiving Spirit

Facilities Planning and Support Services on the Annandale Campus put their skills to good use. The department recently conducted a friendly competition by staff to create a structure using donated canned goods and nonperishable food items. Over 300 total food items were collected and subsequently donated to Food for Others, a local food bank. The project management team, from Suite 311, replicated the NOVA Nighthawks … Continue reading Facilities Planning Builds Thanksgiving Spirit

Annandale Hosts Luncheon to Celebrate Veterans

Annandale Hosts Luncheon to Celebrate Veterans

On November 8, the Annandale Campus hosted a luncheon to acknowledge and celebrate veteran students. The event was held in the President’s Dining Room of the Richard J. Ernst Community and Cultural Center where Provost Pam Hilbert spoke in honor of veterans to the more than 50 people who attended the event. “Thank you all for coming. We appreciate those of you who are veterans, … Continue reading Annandale Hosts Luncheon to Celebrate Veterans

Reflect, Renew and Recharge at the 12th PUP Conference

The 12th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP)’s Conference is a conference presented by your colleagues. PUP is free to NOVA faculty and staff. PUP is an exciting, award-winning, professional development conference. This year’s theme is “Reflect, Renew and Recharge: Creating a Lasting Impact for Our Students.” PUP 2017 will be held at the Annandale Campus on January 3, 2017.  Please remember you still have … Continue reading Reflect, Renew and Recharge at the 12th PUP Conference

El Día de los Muertos Display at Annandale

El Día de los Muertos Display at Annandale

 The Languages and Literature Division on the Annandale Campus celebrated El Día de los Muertos with a display created by Alicia Falzon and Judith Benavides in the division office (CN 230). The display was sponsored by the Languages and Literature Division, World Languages Department, Sigma Delta Mu and the Hispanic Student Union. El Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday celebrated in cities and … Continue reading El Día de los Muertos Display at Annandale

Video on Demand: Science of Learning Science Seminar by Bob Loser

Video on Demand: Science of Learning Science Seminar by Bob Loser

On November 4 the Science Seminar Committee; Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Division; and the Lyceum Committee, Annandale Campus presented “The Science of Learning – How to Be a Better Student” by Professor Robert Loser, retired NOVA instructional designer. The presentation focused on The Nature of Learning, Academic Learning and Learning Strategies. Individuals are all natural learners, gifted by evolution with brains that cannot help but … Continue reading Video on Demand: Science of Learning Science Seminar by Bob Loser

Reflect, Renew and Recharge at the 12th PUP Conference

Reflect, Renew and Recharge at the PUP Conference

The 12th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP)’s Conference is a conference presented by your colleagues. PUP is free to NOVA faculty and staff. PUP is an exciting, award-winning, professional development conference. This year’s theme is “Reflect, Renew and Recharge: Creating a Lasting Impact for Our Students.” PUP 2017 will be held at the Annandale Campus on January 3, 2017.  Please remember you still have … Continue reading Reflect, Renew and Recharge at the PUP Conference

Second Annual NOVA Business Conference at Annandale

Accounting Associate Professor Phillip Imel will convene the second annual NOVA Business Conference at the Annandale Campus in the room 302 lecture hall of the Mark R. Warner Student Services Building (CA Building) on Friday, November 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. “It is my hope to stimulate shared research and ideas among the NOVA business family,” Imel said. “The conference is a wonderful … Continue reading Second Annual NOVA Business Conference at Annandale

NOVA Continues Model Partnership with The Posse Foundation

NOVA Continues Model Partnership With the Posse Foundation

On October 25, representatives of The Posse Foundation visited the Annandale Campus for information sessions with veteran students. Along with Posse Trainer Joe Prive, Posse Associate Vice President Lamont Gordon spoke with students about the organization and opportunities. They also met and spoke with President Scott Ralls and Annandale Provost Pam Hilbert. During the brief meeting, Ralls asked Prive and Gordon if there was anything … Continue reading NOVA Continues Model Partnership With the Posse Foundation

NOVA Community College Initiative Program

NOVA Community College Initiative Program

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Community College Initiative (CCI) Program provides participants from underserved areas and underrepresented groups with a one-year, non-degree academic program at a U.S. community college. The program is designed to build participants’ technical skills in applied fields, enhance their leadership capabilities and strengthen their English language proficiency. The program also provides opportunities for professional internships, service learning and … Continue reading NOVA Community College Initiative Program

3 Reminders for 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy

3 Reminders for 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy

The 12th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP)’s Conference is a conference presented by your colleagues. PUP is free to NOVA faculty and staff. PUP is an exciting, award-winning, professional development conference. This year’s theme is “Reflect, Renew and Recharge: Creating a Lasting Impact for our Students.” PUP 2017 will be held at the Annandale Campus on January 3, 2017. There are three important reminders: … Continue reading 3 Reminders for 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy

Second Annual NOVA Business Conference at Annandale

Second Annual NOVA Business Conference at Annandale

Accounting Associate Professor Phillip Imel will convene the second annual NOVA Business Conference at the Annandale Campus in the room 302 lecture hall of the Mark R. Warner Student Services Building (CA Building) on Friday, November 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. “It is my hope to stimulate shared research and ideas among the NOVA business family,” Imel said. “The conference is a wonderful … Continue reading Second Annual NOVA Business Conference at Annandale

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 print, complete the form and fax it to Human Resources at 703.323.3155 or email it to saboulhosn@nvcc.edu. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other assistance … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

NOVA’s Environmental Film Festival

Desertification? Drought? Fire? Zombies? There are a lot of spooky things going on this Halloween, but NOVA’s Environmental Film Festival, hosted at the Annandale Campus, aims to show you a brighter environmental future. Please join the campus community on Monday, October 31 in the CE Forum and Theater from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featured films will be: “A Fierce Green Fire – The Battle … Continue reading NOVA’s Environmental Film Festival

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Mark your calendar for the 12th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference on January 3, 2017, on the Annandale Campus. This year’s theme is “Reflect, Renew and Recharge: Creating a Lasting Impact for Our Students.” NOVA faculty and staff are cordially invited to submit a presentation proposal. Conference session strands include: Developing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills Critical thinking is the ability for students to engage … Continue reading Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Science Seminar with Robert Loser

Science Seminar With Robert Loser

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, November 4 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center, Annandale Campus. The speaker will be Professor Robert Loser, retired NOVA faculty and instructional designer, and his topic will be “The Science of Learning- How to Be a Better Student.” There will be a meet and greet and light refreshments … Continue reading Science Seminar With Robert Loser

Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale Campus

A Faculty & Friends Concert, featuring members of Annandale Music faculty and friends, will be held Thursday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ernst Center Theater on the Annandale Campus. The performers include Annandale Liberal Arts Dean Burton Peretti (violin), Artistic Director Sonya Suhnhee Kim (piano), Julie Hahn (piano), Jean Provine (violin), Robert Park (cello) and May Ing (viola). They will perform Romantic Period Chamber … Continue reading Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale Campus

NOVA’s Environmental Film Festival

Desertification? Drought? Fire? Zombies? There are a lot of spooky things going on this Halloween, but NOVA’s Environmental Film Festival, hosted at the Annandale Campus, aims to show you a brighter environmental future. Please join the campus community on Monday, October 31 in the CE Forum and Theater from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featured films will be: “A Fierce Green Fire – The Battle … Continue reading NOVA’s Environmental Film Festival

Science Seminar With Robert Loser

All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to a Science Seminar on Friday, November 4 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the CE Forum Ernst Center, Annandale Campus. The speaker will be Professor Robert Loser, retired NOVA faculty and instructional designer, and his topic will be “The Science of Learning- How to Be a Better Student.” There will be a meet and greet and light refreshments … Continue reading Science Seminar With Robert Loser

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Mark your calendar for the 12th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference on January 3, 2017, on the Annandale Campus. This year’s theme is “Reflect, Renew and Recharge: Creating a Lasting Impact for Our Students.” NOVA faculty and staff are cordially invited to submit a presentation proposal. Conference session strands include: Developing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills Critical thinking is the ability for students to engage … Continue reading Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

Mark your calendar for the 12th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference on January 3, 2017, on the Annandale Campus. This year’s theme is “Reflect, Renew and Recharge: Creating a Lasting Impact for Our Students.” NOVA faculty and staff are cordially invited to submit a presentation proposal. Conference session strands include: Developing Students’ Critical Thinking Skills Critical thinking is the ability for students to engage … Continue reading Call for Proposals: 12th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

The Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus

The Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and NOVA Sexual Assault Services (SAS) held the Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus. The Clothesline Project is a clothesline of shirts that bears witness to the impact of domestic violence and sexual assault. Staff, students and community members are invited to create shirts to show support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. NOVA SAS hopes to … Continue reading The Clothesline Project at the Annandale Campus

NOVA Honors Hosts Lawyer Rebecca Geller at Annandale

On September 21, Rebecca Geller, president and CEO of the Geller Law Group, presented a talk titled “Giving Back to Get Ahead: Strategies for the Savvy College Student” to over 100 NOVA Annandale students, faculty and staff. Geller was hosted by students from Professor Melissa Chabot’s (AN) Honors CST 100 course, and the event was organized and led by Chabot. Geller is primarily known for drafting … Continue reading NOVA Honors Hosts Lawyer Rebecca Geller at Annandale

Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale

A Faculty and Friends Concert, featuring members of Annandale Music faculty and friends, will be held Tuesday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ernst Center Theater on the Annandale Campus. The performers include Annandale Liberal Arts Dean Burton Peretti (violin), Artistic Director Sonya Suhnhee Kim (piano), Jean Provine (violin), Robert Park (cello), May Ing (viola) and Roger Whitworth (French horn). They will perform Classic … Continue reading Faculty and Friends Concert at Annandale

Annandale Hosts Novelist for Fall for the Book

Annandale Hosts Novelist for Fall for the Book

On September 28, the Annandale Campus hosted Novelist Susan Muaddi Darraj as part of the regional Fall for the Book celebration. The annual event is a week-long, multiple-venue, regional festival that brings people of all ages together in celebration of books and literature. This year’s event took place September 25 to 30 at different locations throughout Fairfax County. Darraj spoke to an audience of more … Continue reading Annandale Hosts Novelist for Fall for the Book

American University Professor Speaks at Annandale

American University Professor Speaks at Annandale

On September 22, Dr. Allan Lichtman, an American University professor, spoke to students, faculty, staff and community members for Constitution Day at the Annandale Campus. More than 100 people showed up to hear Lichtman speak about predicting political elections and to ask questions about the 2016 presidential elections. Lichtman, a recipient of American University’s 1992-1993 Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award and author and co-author of … Continue reading American University Professor Speaks at Annandale