Alexandria Campus Student Voices Conference Spring 2016

Alexandria Campus Student Voices Conference Spring 2016

On April 7, the Alexandria Campus held its annual Student Voices Conference. Dr. Laura Franklin (AL) welcomed everyone and commemorated the late Dr. Joseph Windham, the beloved Alexandria history professor who taught on campus for more than 20 years and who helped to found the conference. Over 60 students from 14 different disciplines presented their academic work during the daylong Dr. Joseph Windham Student Voices … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Student Voices Conference Spring 2016

Manassas Library Hosts Midterm Student Success Breakfast

The Manassas Campus Library and Learning and Technology Resources Division recently hosted a Midterm Student Success Breakfast, featuring delicious breakfast treats, coffee, therapy dogs for students to bond and de-stress with, drop-in tutoring and research assistance and an exhibit of resources on study skills and stress management. Students got the help and sustenance they needed to succeed and were able to kick back and relax. … Continue reading Manassas Library Hosts Midterm Student Success Breakfast

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New Annandale Reading and Writing Center Supervisor

Emily Miller joined the Annandale Learning and Technology Resources (LTR) unit in fall 2012 as the new supervisor of the Reading and Writing Center. Miller has worked in education since 2003, exploring many facets of learning including counseling, tutoring, second language acquisition, special education, Montessori theory, synchronous online tutoring, and undergraduate composition. As a former Annandale Campus English adjunct, she is thrilled to continue working with … Continue reading New Annandale Reading and Writing Center Supervisor

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Alexandria Campus Library Extended Hours During Exams

Once again, the Alexandria Campus Library offered students extra time to prepare for finals by opening early at 8:00 a.m. and closing late at 11:00 p.m. during the last week of classes and exam week. For the first time, Learning and Technology Resources partnered with the Student Government Association (SGA) to host “Exam Cram” during which SGA provided snacks and hosted study groups with tutors. … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Library Extended Hours During Exams

NOVA Welcomes New Annandale Coordinator of Academic Support Centers

Sarah Bogdewiecz recently joined the Annandale Campus Learning & Technology Resources unit as new coordinator over Academic Support. Bogdewiecz will oversee the Testing, Writing, Language, Tutoring and Oral Communication Centers. She has worked in higher education since 2004 serving as a faculty member and in various academic support roles. During the two years Bogdewiecz lived and taught in South Korea, she was instrumental in developing … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes New Annandale Coordinator of Academic Support Centers

Loudoun Welcomes Dr. Fournier

Last October, Dr. Randolph S. Fournier joined the Loudoun Campus as the new dean for Learning and Technology Resources. His focus is on providing faculty, students and staff with instructional technological support. In addition, he brings leadership to the library, computer, tutor and testing centers. His insight on networking, information technology, multimedia and interactive features will support and further the Loudoun Campus mission. For more … Continue reading Loudoun Welcomes Dr. Fournier

Woodbridge Welcomes New Dean of Learning and Technology Resources

Rolando Garcia is the new dean of Learning and Technology Resources for the Woodbridge Campus. Garcia is from Miami, Florida, and during the last decade he served Miami Dade College in various roles as a computer courtyard director, technology trainer/instructional designer and community education program coordinator. Garcia stayed connected to the classroom by serving Miami Dade College as an adjunct faculty member in the areas … Continue reading Woodbridge Welcomes New Dean of Learning and Technology Resources

Academic Support Centers and Annandale Faculty Collaborate for Student Success

The Annandale Campus Academic Support Centers – part of the newly renamed Learning and Technology Resources Division – collaborate frequently with a diverse group of faculty members to facilitate and enhance student success. From orientations to workshops to presentations, students discover the advantages of using the Academic Support services. In turn, campus faculty reap the benefits of these interactions through improved student learning outcomes. Each … Continue reading Academic Support Centers and Annandale Faculty Collaborate for Student Success

New IS&D Supervisor Is Interested in Teaching Through Technology

“The most challenging aspect is making sure teachers have the tools they need when teaching.” This was the sentiment of Leslie Bowman, the Alexandria Campus new supervisor of the Instructional, Support, and Development (IS&D) wing of the Learning and Technology Resources Division. Bowman has been an educator for 15 years as both an elementary school library specialist and as a technology specialist. NOVA is her … Continue reading New IS&D Supervisor Is Interested in Teaching Through Technology

What is a LTR?

Do you know what LTR means? Some might say a “Long Term Relationship.” In a way, you may be right. Each campus has a division that serves all the students in the College, helping them to be academically successful by providing comprehensive and effective academic and instructional support. This division wants to have a long-term relationship with faculty and students. What used to be called … Continue reading What is a LTR?