Special Thanks to Commencement Volunteers

Special Thanks to Commencement Volunteers

Commencement volunteers are a vital part of NOVA’s success each year. Without the many dedicated volunteers who help behind the scenes, Commencement simply would not be possible. Over the years committed individuals have continued to ensure that the program runs smoothly and is memorable for the graduates, families and guests. Claudia Chirinos notes that some faculty and staff have been members of the volunteer team … Continue reading Special Thanks to Commencement Volunteers

Commencement Address Speaker: Mason President Ángel Cabrera

George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera will be the keynote speaker at NOVA’s 47th Commencement on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. in George Mason University’s Patriot Center. Cabrera was named the sixth president of George Mason University effective July 2012. Mason is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with global distinction in more than 200 academic fields. Located in Northern Virginia near Washington, … Continue reading Commencement Address Speaker: Mason President Ángel Cabrera

Thank You Commencement Volunteers

NOVA’s Commencement ceremony was held Saturday, May 12 at the George Mason University Patriot Center. Each year, thousands of NOVA students graduate and the ceremony is a huge success due in great part to the faculty and staff volunteers. A total of 58 employees volunteered from a variety of departments including classified staff, faculty, adjuncts, alumni federation and other college offices. Their tasks covered all … Continue reading Thank You Commencement Volunteers

Military and Veteran Honor Cords

Attendees at this year’s Commencement Ceremony may have noticed the patriotic red-white-and-blue honor cords that were added to the academic regalia worn by NOVA’s graduating students as they walked into the Patriot Center. The Office of Military Service was pleased to announce a symbolic new initiative for 2012 by honoring NOVA’s graduating active duty military and veteran students and ensuring that red-white-and-blue honor cords were … Continue reading Military and Veteran Honor Cords

Dan Nechita

Distinguished Alumnus to Deliver Keynote Address at Commencement

NOVA alumnus Dan Nechita will be the guest speaker at NOVA’s 46th Commencement on Saturday, May 12. This year’s graduating class will be NOVA’s largest, with more than 7,700 degrees and certificates expected to be awarded. The ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m. in George Mason University’s Patriot Center and is open to the public. Originally from Romania, Nechita and his wife, Cristina, moved to the … Continue reading Distinguished Alumnus to Deliver Keynote Address at Commencement

Become a Commencement Volunteer

Commencement is Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, and volunteers are needed to assist with various tasks. The tasks include, but are not limited to: [unordered_list style=”green-dot”] Greeting students, families and friends at specific entrances Handing out programs at designated entrances Helping faculty marshals in the parking lot organize students and with other needs that may arise Directing … Continue reading Become a Commencement Volunteer

Become a Commencement Volunteer

Commencement is Sunday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the George Mason University Patriot Center, and volunteers are needed to assist with various tasks. The tasks include, but are not limited to: [unordered_list style=”tick”] Greeting students, families and friends at specific entrances Handing out programs at designated entrances Helping faculty marshals in the parking lot organize students and with other needs that may arise Directing … Continue reading Become a Commencement Volunteer