Manassas and Woodridge Visit Summit Point Training Facility

Manassas and Woodridge Visit Summit Point

Dr. Victoria Hill-Megginson, Manassas Campus administration of justice faculty, orchestrated a field trip for students in the criminal justice program at NOVA. The trip was to Summit Point Training Facility on October 27. About 25 students attended from both the Manassas and Woodbridge campuses with the collaborative efforts of Woodridge Assistant Dean and Professor Lisa Baker. Four professors attended – Hill-Megginson, Baker, Professor Kim Crawford and Professor Dennis … Continue reading Manassas and Woodridge Visit Summit Point

DEA Special Agent Joseph Piersante Speaks at Manassas

On November 14, the Sigma Chi Nu, Manassas Chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association, had a presentation from Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Joseph Piersante. This was in conjunction with the class Administration of Justice (ADJ) 228. Piersante shared his experience as a Detroit police officer, member of the Special Response Team and graduate of the DEA Training Academy. He described his transfer … Continue reading DEA Special Agent Joseph Piersante Speaks at Manassas

The Manassas Campus Hosts Local Middle School Students

Manassas Campus Hosts Middle School Students

The Manassas Campus hosted students from Manassas Park Middle School for their Road to College tour October 19. A fun-filled tour started with the students listening to Lisa Branson from Financial Aid talk about ways to fund their college career. Next, the group listened to Marcie Schreibman in Student Life talk about the Campus and student organizations. Some of NOVA’s student ambassadors spoke about their … Continue reading Manassas Campus Hosts Middle School Students

EDGE Experience Challenges New WISE Inductees

EDGE Experience Challenges New WISE Inductees

On October 20, some of the new Women in Search of Excellence (WISE) inductees traveled to George Mason University’s Prince William Campus to experience The EDGE with Professor Chalet Jean-Baptiste and Student Life Coordinator Marcie Schreibman. According to their website, “The EDGE challenges the members of the global community to better understand themselves, those around them and their world by using innovative approaches that educate, inspire … Continue reading EDGE Experience Challenges New WISE Inductees

WISE Induction Ceremony at Manassas

WISE Induction Ceremony at Manassas

On October 17, 13 students were formally inducted into Women in Search of Excellence (WISE) Mentoring Program at the Manassas Campus. Twenty were accepted into the program (those not in attendance had prior commitments). Led by English Professor Chalet Jean-Baptiste, Student Life Coordinator Marcie Schreibman and Campus and Community Relations Specialist Ramunda Young, WISE officially kicked off its year at the Manassas Campus. The guest … Continue reading WISE Induction Ceremony at Manassas

Brain Health Talk With Common Health

Brain Health Talk With Common Health

Common Health representative Amy Moore spoke to Manassas Campus employees about “Brain Health” on October 31. They had healthy brain foods that consisted of nuts, blueberries, dark chocolate, veggies and water. Moore discussed ways to keep the brain healthy in five easy steps. First, learning new activities to stimulate growth in our brain. Second, staying active by moving our body for at least 30 minutes … Continue reading Brain Health Talk With Common Health

Professional Development and Division Swap a Success at Manassas

Professional Development and Division Swap a Success at Manassas

On October 10, NOVA faculty and staff were invited to participate in a hands-on professional development experience where they swapped divisions to learn what each academic division does and how they operate in an effort to build relationships from a behind-the-scenes perspective. The day began with the Sciences and Applied Technologies (S&AT) Division visiting Communications Technologies and Social Science (CT&SS) where they rotated through three, 15-minute … Continue reading Professional Development and Division Swap a Success at Manassas

Manassas Hosts NOVA Honors Symposium

Manassas Presents NOVA Honors Symposium

On October 21, the Manassas Campus was proud to host the NOVA Honors Symposium. Seventeen Honors Program students presented their original research in front of a panel of judges. Five awards were given to the outstanding presentations that demonstrated both originalities in research and outstanding public speaking skills. The student award winners will receive a cash award at the spring Honors Awards Ceremony, including Minah … Continue reading Manassas Presents NOVA Honors Symposium

STEAM Discussion at Manassas

STEAM Discussion at Manassas

The College community is invited to hear Dr. Nicholas C. Barbi discuss the value of noninvasive elemental analysis of works of art. Barbi’s presentation will include a demonstration of ELIO, a specialized X-ray machine that can find unseen information in artwork. The discussion will start at noon on November 7 in Colgan Theater at the Manassas Campus. Both art and STEM faculty and students will … Continue reading STEAM Discussion at Manassas

Campus Recreation and Wellness Engages Students

Campus Recreation and Wellness Engages Students

NOVA Campus Recreation and Wellness is all about engaging with students on multiple levels delivering a product to enhance their overall wellness. The many different activities implemented by the recreation and wellness department across all NOVA campuses are to not only enrich NOVA students’ social skills and physical activity but to also give them a sense of purpose on campus outside of academics. The Campus … Continue reading Campus Recreation and Wellness Engages Students

NOVA SAS Presents the Clothesline Project on 3 Campuses

NOVA SAS Presents the Clothesline Project on Three Campuses

NOVA’s Sexual Assault Services (SAS) presented The Clothesline Project this October at the Annandale, Medical Education and Manassas Campuses. The Clothesline Project is a visual display that bears witness to the impact of domestic and sexual violence. In this display, a clothesline is hung with shirts created by our own NOVA community. Each shirt is decorated to represent a survivor’s experience or to show support … Continue reading NOVA SAS Presents the Clothesline Project on Three Campuses

NOVA Participates in the 16th Latino Festival in Manassas

NOVA Participates in the 16th Latino Festival in Manassas

On September 24, NOVA Manassas and Woodbridge campuses joined Info Realty, Fresh World, Republic Services, El Imparcial, City Lending, American Disposal Services and Campos International Group as sponsors of the 16th annual Latino Festival held at the Harris Pavilion in Old Town Manassas. More than 1,000 attendees from the local area participated in the festivities where food, games, prizes and musicians celebrated the rich and … Continue reading NOVA Participates in the 16th Latino Festival in Manassas

“Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

Art Professor Rosemary Gallick (Manassas) recently helped David Levy hang several of his geometric paintings in the Colgan Hall Art Gallery at the Manassas Campus. The show called “Engineered Abstraction” will be on display until September 25, and the NOVA community is invited to meet Levy during a closing reception and discussion September 25 at 12:15 p.m. in Colgan Gallery. Levy began painting more than … Continue reading “Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

7th Annual Teacher2Teacher Kickoff at Manassas

7th Annual Teacher2Teacher Kickoff at Manassas

On August 26, the Manassas Campus held the seventh annual kickoff event for the Mentorship Program Teacher2Teacher/New Faculty Orientation. New faculty networked and participated in activities with Manassas colleagues throughout the day. New faculty members met mentors and key campus representatives. They were also offered various perspectives and insights into teaching/learning and received additional resources. The event was well attended and, according to several faculty … Continue reading 7th Annual Teacher2Teacher Kickoff at Manassas

Gary Phares Continues Legacy and Wins Sumerduck Dragway Race

Gary Phares Continues Legacy and Wins Sumerduck Dragway Race

Manassas Automotive Instructor Gary Phares began his drag-racing obsession in 1982 when he took a street legal 1970 Chevy Camaro to Old Dominion Speedway in Manassas, Virginia. There was an issue with the shift linkage and he had to borrow a floor jack and tools from another racer so the car could be driven back home. In 1983, someone gave him a 1968 Pontiac Firebird … Continue reading Gary Phares Continues Legacy and Wins Sumerduck Dragway Race

“Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

“Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

Art Professor Rosemary Gallick (Manassas) recently helped David Levy hang several of his geometric paintings in the Colgan Hall Art Gallery at the Manassas Campus. The show called “Engineered Abstraction” will be on display until September 25, and the NOVA community is invited to meet Levy during a closing reception and discussion September 25 at 12:15 p.m. in Colgan Gallery. Levy began painting more than … Continue reading “Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

Ace Is Immortalized in Wood at Manassas Campus

Chainsaw artist Andrew Mallon of AM Sculptures recently carved a realistic likeness of Ace, the NOVA Nighthawk, at the Manassas Campus as part of the back to school events sponsored by Student Life. Wielding a large chainsaw and other power tools, Mallon started by creating an outline of NOVA’s mascot in a block of poplar. Over the course of an hour Mallon carved details of … Continue reading Ace Is Immortalized in Wood at Manassas Campus

“Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

“Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

Art Professor Rosemary Gallick (Manassas) recently helped David Levy hang several of his geometric paintings in the Colgan Hall Art Gallery at the Manassas Campus. The show called “Engineered Abstraction” will be on display until September 25, and the NOVA community is invited to meet Levy during a closing reception and discussion September 25 at 12:15 p.m. in Colgan Gallery. Levy began painting more than … Continue reading “Engineered Abstraction” on Display at Manassas

Manassas ATD Committee Hosts “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?” Event

Manassas ATD Committee Hosts Event “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?”

The Achieving the Dream (ATD) Committee at the Manassas Campus hosted a panel discussion titled “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?” on April 19. The event was a collaboration between the ATD Committee and the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) of Manassas. During the event, panelists including ATD co-chairs Chris Hafen and Maryellen Ryan, Manassas student Nermeen Shawky, and LLI members Mary Foster, Ann Cain and … Continue reading Manassas ATD Committee Hosts Event “Does Your Mindset Need a Fix?”

Georgian Ambassador to the United States Visits the Manassas Campus

On April 12, David Bakradze, the Georgian ambassador to the United States, visited the Manassas Campus to talk about his country’s success and coexisting in that area of Europe. Business Professor Frank Ferrara invited Bakradze as part of the International Speakers Series he established to expose students, faculty and staff to experiences that promote an understanding of foreign relations. Before the presentation, a reception in … Continue reading Georgian Ambassador to the United States Visits the Manassas Campus

Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Manassas Campus will hold its third Annual Writing Conference on April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Colgan Theatre. This year the conference will feature two sessions. The first session will be led by Katie Claire, assistant dean of English at George Mason University and certified mental health instructor. Claire’s workshop, “Writing in the Time of Pain, Stress, and Anxiety,” will help participants … Continue reading Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Law Enforcement Career Fair at Manassas

The Manassas Campus held a Law Enforcement and Intelligence Community Career Fair on April 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Hosted by the Manassas Campus Chapter of Sigma Chi Nu of the American Criminal Justice Association, Lambda Alpha Epsilon (LAE), the free event attracted recruiters from federal agencies, state and municipal police departments, county agencies, military, private companies and educational institutions. “We hold a … Continue reading Law Enforcement Career Fair at Manassas

Georgian Ambassador Set to Visit the Manassas Campus

Georgian Ambassador to Visit the Manassas Campus

David Bakradze, the Georgian ambassador to the United States, will present “Georgian Success Story” in Colgan Theater at NOVA’s Manassas Campus on April 12 at 11:20 a.m. The presentation is free and open to the public with free parking (follow parking signs). To learn more, contact Business Professor Frank Ferrara at fferrara@nvcc.edu. Bakradze has had a long, distinguished career in diplomatic service and has served … Continue reading Georgian Ambassador to Visit the Manassas Campus

Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Manassas Campus will have its third Annual Writing Conference on April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Colgan Theatre. This year the conference will feature two sessions. The first session will be led by Katie Claire, assistant dean of English at George Mason University and certified mental health instructor. Claire’s workshop, “Writing in the Time of Pain, Stress, and Anxiety,” will help participants … Continue reading Manassas Hosts 3rd Annual Writing Conference

Georgian Ambassador Set to Visit the Manassas Campus

Georgian Ambassador to Visit the Manassas Campus

David Bakradze, the Georgian ambassador to the United States, will present “Georgian Success Story” in Colgan Theater at NOVA’s Manassas Campus on April 12 at 11:20 a.m. The presentation is free and open to the public with free parking (follow parking signs). To learn more, contact Business Professor Frank Ferrara at fferrara@nvcc.edu. Bakradze has had a long, distinguished career in diplomatic service and has served … Continue reading Georgian Ambassador to Visit the Manassas Campus