Alexandria Professors Discuss Trips to Cuba

Alexandria Professors Discuss Trips to Cuba

On March 28, four Alexandria Campus professors discussed their recent trips to Cuba as part of the Liberal Arts Division’s week of seminars titled “Cuba: Culture and Concept.” Professors Araceli Bachner, Lucy Gebre-Egziabher, Peter Ruffner and Gloria Ward spoke to an audience of 20 students, faculty and staff about their recent travel experiences. The four professors spoke about their personal and professional interests in traveling … Continue reading Alexandria Professors Discuss Trips to Cuba

Alexandria Liberal Arts Hosts Fulbright Scholar

Alexandria Liberal Arts Hosts Fulbright Scholar

Since last November, the Liberal Arts Division at the Alexandria Campus has been hosting and providing support for the research of Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Vache Kalashyan. Kalashyan is a professor from the Republic of Armenia. As a member of the National Civil Service Council of Armenia, he has been interviewing local, state and federal agencies to gather ideas about best practices for implementing ethical and … Continue reading Alexandria Liberal Arts Hosts Fulbright Scholar

Alexandria Campus Welcomes Exchange Students from Scotland

Alexandria Campus Welcomes Exchange Students From Scotland

Through a partnership with higher education institutions in Dundee, Scotland, NOVA’s Alexandria Campus welcomed six students from Dundee & Angus College for the spring 2017 semester. Liberal Arts Division Dean Jimmie McClellan emphasizes that the City of Alexandria and Dundee are culturally and economically linked, and it gives the two cities the opportunity to collaborate and create partnerships. During their visit, the students are experiencing … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Welcomes Exchange Students From Scotland

Alexandria Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Reception

The Liberal Arts Division at the Alexandria Campus will host its annual Scholarship Reception on Friday, March 17. Each year, the Scholarship Reception and donations generate scholarship funds for deserving students. The Scholarship Committee would like to thank NOVA faculty and staff for your generous donations in previous years. We hope faculty and staff will attend on March 17 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on … Continue reading Alexandria Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Reception

Alexandria Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Reception

The Liberal Arts Division at the Alexandria Campus will host its annual Scholarship Reception on Friday, March 17. Each year, the Scholarship Reception and donations generate scholarship funds for deserving students. The Scholarship Committee would like to thank NOVA faculty and staff for your generous donations in previous years. We hope faculty and staff will attend on March 17 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on … Continue reading Alexandria Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Reception

Alexandria Liberal Arts Hosts Guest Lecturer from Scotland

Alexandria Liberal Arts Hosts Guest Lecturer from Scotland

On September 29, the Alexandria Campus’ Liberal Arts Division welcomed Dr. Adrienne McLaughlin of Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland, to give a guest lecture to NOVA students on the recent Brexit vote affecting countries in the European Union. McLaughlin, an expert in Scottish history, spoke to Professor Jean Sue Cho’s History 102 class and gave her presentation on the history of Scotland and Europe and … Continue reading Alexandria Liberal Arts Hosts Guest Lecturer from Scotland

Annandale Liberal Arts Celebrates Student Success

Annandale Liberal Arts Celebrates Student Success

The academic achievement of students majoring in the 15 curricula concentrations within the Annandale Liberal Arts Division was celebrated with the presentation of awards in a ceremony in the Forum of the Ernst Community Cultural Center April 30. The ceremony, following a reception for the Student Art Show that was on display in the Verizon Galleries, began with a welcome from Liberal Arts Associate Dean Hemchand … Continue reading Annandale Liberal Arts Celebrates Student Success

NOVA Scholarship Awareness Fair

The Alexandria Liberal Arts Division Scholarship Committee is pleased to present the last day of the Scholarship Fair on Wednesday, October 22 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the cafeteria in the Bisdorf Building. Students will learn about the scholarships offered by NOVA and the Liberal Arts Division. They will also be introduced to Academic Works, a new scholarship management tool launched fall 2014 … Continue reading NOVA Scholarship Awareness Fair

2013 Post-Election Conference at Alexandria Campus

2013 Post-Election Conference at Alexandria Campus

At 9:30 a.m. on November 7, less than two days after polling places closed in the 2013 General Election in Virginia, and while votes were still being counted by local electoral boards, the NOVA Institute for Public Service began a Post-Election Conference. The Institute is part of the Alexandria Campus Liberal Arts Division. The morning program featured two expert panels on “National Implications of the … Continue reading 2013 Post-Election Conference at Alexandria Campus

Sign marker for the execution of Gabriel Prosser

NOVA’s First Film

The Liberal Arts Division at the Alexandria Campus is on the way to making NOVA’s first film. This could be the start of several films. Conceived by Dr. Jimmie McClellan, the first film will feature Gabriel Prosser’s Slave Rebellion. In 1800, Gabriel Prosser, a slave of Thomas Prosser, organized a very elaborate plot to free the slaves in Virginia, starting in Richmond. The plot was … Continue reading NOVA’s First Film