NOVA Welcomes Faculty at 2017 Fall Convocation

NOVA Welcomes Faculty at 2017 Fall Convocation

NOVA is now in full swing. The first day of fall classes was August 21. However, just before classes, NOVA hosted its annual Fall Convocation on August 16 at the Annandale Campus. The event began with a welcome from College Senate Chair Maggie Emblom-Callahan and a safety briefing from NOVA’s Office of Public Safety. A trio of NOVA history professors – Charlie Errico (WO), Ray … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes Faculty at 2017 Fall Convocation

NOVA Honors Faculty and Staff for Outstanding Service

NOVA Honors Faculty and Staff for Outstanding Service

At Fall Convocation, NOVA presented eight faculty and staff with the 2016 Outstanding Service Award for consistently performing their jobs at the highest levels. Recipients received a check for $1,500. Awards were presented by Donald Strehle, president of the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation Board of Directors. Selection is based on recommendations from NOVA’s College Awards Committee, peers, supervisors and a personal statement from … Continue reading NOVA Honors Faculty and Staff for Outstanding Service

Loudoun Looks to Another Great Year at Annual Convocation

Loudoun Looks to Another Great Year at Annual Convocation

NOVA is about to kick off another great year. The College held its annual convocation on August 16. In addition, each campus holds a convocation to welcome back faculty. Loudoun Provost Julie Leidig welcomed her team back on August 18 to the dynamic campus. Leidig began by introducing campus leadership, Natural and Applied Sciences Dean Barbara Canfield, Associate Dean Laura Jacyna, new Communications and Human … Continue reading Loudoun Looks to Another Great Year at Annual Convocation

2015 Fall Convocation: Start Strong, Stay Strong

2015 Fall Convocation: Start Strong, Stay Strong

NOVA faculty are invited to the 2015 Fall Convocation on Thursday, August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. The day will begin with a continental breakfast, followed by a welcome from the new chair of the College Senate and a student panel presentation introduced by Dr. Frances Villagran-Glover. This year’s keynote speaker for convocation is Dr. … Continue reading 2015 Fall Convocation: Start Strong, Stay Strong

Successful Fall Convocation Kicks Off the New Semester

Successful Fall Convocation Kicks Off the New Semester

Fall Convocation, held at the Richard J. Ernst Community and Cultural Center on August 18, was a huge success with a great turnout. The theme of the day was “Building Structures for Student Success.” The morning began with an insightful student panel organized by Interim Dean of Communications Technologies and Social Sciences Molly Lynch (MA) and moderated by Dean of Learning and Technology Resources Frances … Continue reading Successful Fall Convocation Kicks Off the New Semester

Save the Date for 2014 Fall Convocation

Save the Date for 2014 Fall Convocation

All faculty are invited to the 2014 Fall Convocation on Monday, August 18 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. The day will begin with a continental breakfast followed by presentations starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Ernst Theater. President Robert G. Templin, Jr., will give his annual address. Boxed meals will be provided at lunchtime … Continue reading Save the Date for 2014 Fall Convocation

Save the Date for 2013 Fall Convocation

All faculty are invited to the 2013 Fall Convocation on Friday, August 16 at the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. The theme for this year’s convocation is Celebrating Student Success. The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with continental breakfast followed by presentations in the Ernst Theater starting at 9:00 a.m. President Robert G. Templin, Jr., will give his annual address. Boxed … Continue reading Save the Date for 2013 Fall Convocation

2012 Fall Convocation Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker for the 2012 Fall Convocation is Dr. Daniel Willingham, renowned cognitive psychologist. Willingham earned his doctorate in cognitive psychology from Harvard University in 1990 where he focused on how the brain learns. His current work focuses on applying cognitive research to practical applications in the classroom. He challenges ideas like learning styles, and he discusses how to help students remember complex material … Continue reading 2012 Fall Convocation Keynote Speaker

Robert G. Templin Jr.

2011 Fall Convocation Is Coming

Mark your calendars! The 2011 Fall Convocation is fast approaching. All faculty and staff are invited to attend the 2011 Fall Convocation on Thursday, August 18 at the Ernst Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. Events will kick off at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast, followed by presentations in the Ernst Center Theatre starting at 9:00 a.m. President Robert G. Templin, Jr. will give … Continue reading 2011 Fall Convocation Is Coming