Manassas Art Department Hosts 3 Art Events

Manassas Art Department Hosts 3 Art Events

On November 1 the Manassas Arts Department had a very big day by hosting three major arts events. First, the Fine Arts Club brought sidewalk chalk into the courtyard to allow students a free hand in adding color to the Campus. There were some really exciting designs. Fine Arts Club Vice President Amanda Miller helped Professor Matt Pinney continue a project begun at the SysSTEMic … Continue reading Manassas Art Department Hosts 3 Art Events

Manassas Mentees RISE to the Challenge and Win

Manassas Mentees RISE to the Challenge and Win

For the past three years, the Manassas Campus has had a flourishing mentoring initiative. Initially named the Minority Mentoring Program, it was the brainchild and creation of Professor Chalet Jean Baptiste who then solicited the assistance of co-chairs Ramunda Young and Marcie Schreibman. This year, the program was renamed RISE which is an acronym for recognize, ignite, serve and empower and pairs 30 student mentees with … Continue reading Manassas Mentees RISE to the Challenge and Win

Manassas Park Middle School Visit

The Manassas Campus hosted students from Manassas Park Middle School for their Road to College tour on October 21. A fun-filled tour started with the students receiving play money from Lisa Branson (Financial Aid) during an interactive talk about ways to fund their college career. Cari Dresser (Student Life) shared with them the interesting campus activities they can participate in. There were a few student ambassadors … Continue reading Manassas Park Middle School Visit

CommonHealth Celebrates 30th Anniversary

CommonHealth Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On October 29, Deidre Howard (Campus and Community Relations) was invited to represent the Manassas Campus at CommonHealth’s 30th Anniversary Agency Coordinator Meeting at Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. Amy Moore, Common Health regional coordinator for Northern Virginia, spoke about current and future health campaigns to the agency coordinators at the meeting. The current “Get a Grip” Campaign talks about bone and … Continue reading CommonHealth Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Manassas Hosts October Brown Bag Sessions

Manassas Hosts October Brown Bag Sessions

On October 12, the Manassas Campus hosted a day of Brown Bag Sessions titled “Our Teaching & Learning. Our Health. Our Campus and College Community.” These October Brown Bag sessions were facilitated by a variety of speakers who encouraged participants to explore the multifaceted issues associated with academic life. Topics included “The Graphic Syllabus: Communicating Your Course Via Visualization” by Dr. Bo Yang; “Arthritis: Get … Continue reading Manassas Hosts October Brown Bag Sessions

Lunch and Learn About the Presidential Election

A Lunch & Learn presentation was held on October 19 to discuss the importance of this year’s presidential election. The Manassas Campus Political Science Club and club advisor Dr. Melissa Beaudoin held an open session on the hot issues facing the candidates. Political Science Club President Tyler Heuple represented Republicans while fellow club member Vincent Gorgone represented Democrats. Both students currently hold internships with their respective … Continue reading Lunch and Learn About the Presidential Election

Manassas Mathematics Helps With Highway Cleanup

Manassas Mathematics Helps With Highway Cleanup

On September 24, members from the Manassas Mathematics Department faculty and students participated in the VDOT Adopt-A-Highway road cleanup campaign. Participants included faculty Chin Hettitantri, Shakil Shrestha and Matthew Westerhoff and NOVA student Kiran Ansar from Westerhoff’ s MTH 173 class. They collected 10 bags of debris on approximately 1 mile stretch of road (Featherbed Lane inside the Manassas Battlefield Parkway) during the two and … Continue reading Manassas Mathematics Helps With Highway Cleanup

NOVA Represented at 12th Annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair

NOVA Represented at 12th Annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair

John Hicks, Cindy Klink and Monika Lategano from the Manassas Automotive Department attended the 12th annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair. With the theme “Transportation: Your Ride to the Future,” the fair was held on October 6 at the Prince William County Fairgrounds. VDOT invited several of the counties including Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Alexandria and Arlington to bring their high school students to the event. Students are … Continue reading NOVA Represented at 12th Annual VDOT Transportation Career Fair

Manassas Welcomes Dr. Tanneh Kamara

Manassas Welcomes Dr. Tanneh Kamara

Dr. Tanneh Kamara has served as a student affairs professional for over 15 years in higher education and for the past 12 years at George Mason University in various roles in undergraduate and graduate admissions and academic affairs. Kamara’s passion for education extends to the classroom setting where she teaches introductory business and management courses at NOVA as an adjunct faculty at the Woodbridge Campus. … Continue reading Manassas Welcomes Dr. Tanneh Kamara

Gomez Presents at Virginia Biotechnology Association Conference

Gomez Presents at Virginia Biotechnology Association Conference

Dr. Ia Gomez, associate dean of Science and Applied Technologies at NOVA’s Manassas Campus, was selected to present to leaders in the life science community. She was also selected as Honorary Committee Member for the Virginia Biotechnology Association conference held on September 29 at the INOVA Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax, Virginia. The conference is organized by the Virginia Biotechnology Association, also known as … Continue reading Gomez Presents at Virginia Biotechnology Association Conference

Manassas Play Day a Success

Manassas Play Day a Success

It was a beautiful sunny day for Manassas Play Day. A cool breeze followed students around the Howsmon Patio where there were plenty of fun activities for them to engage in. Student Life put on a wonderful display with popcorn, cotton candy, barbecue lunch, petting zoo, dunk tank, climbing wall, arts and craft stations and an amusement ride. Several NOVA divisions were present to answer … Continue reading Manassas Play Day a Success

Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

The Manassas Campus hosted its annual Honors Welcome Back Reception on August 31. With over 30 in attendance, Honors faculty, staff and students mingled and shared their Honors experiences and plans for the future. The Manassas Honors Club and the Manassas Student Life office co-hosted the event and provided light refreshments. The Spring Honors schedule was shared and potential Honors students were recruited. As always, … Continue reading Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

RISE Minority Mentoring Program at NOVA Manassas

RISE Minority Mentoring Program at NOVA Manassas

In 2013, English Associate Professor Chalet Jean Baptiste started a Minority Mentoring program at the Manassas Campus. This year it was renamed the RISE Minority Mentoring Program and is co-chaired with Marcie Schreibman, Student Life, and Ramunda Young, Campus and Community Relations. RISE stands for Recognize. Ignite. Serve. Empower (RISE) and is open to 50 students with details available online. It is dedicated to building … Continue reading RISE Minority Mentoring Program at NOVA Manassas

Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

Acrylic paintings by Greg Skrtic are on exhibition in Colgan Gallery at NOVA’s Manassas Campus through September 24. Skrtic’s artwork reflects the influence of the culture, people and events of all the places he has lived. He grew up in Florida and earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Texas Tech University and another degree in art education at the University of North Texas. He … Continue reading Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

Acrylic paintings by Greg Skrtic are on exhibition in Colgan Gallery at NOVA’s Manassas Campus through September 24. Skrtic’s artwork reflects the influence of the culture, people and events of all the places he has lived. He grew up in Florida and earned a bachelor’s degree in art from Texas Tech University and another degree in art education at the University of North Texas. He … Continue reading Artist Greg Skrtic Exhibits at NOVA Manassas

6th Annual Faculty Mentorship Program Kickoff - Teacher2Teacher

6th Annual Faculty Mentorship Program Kickoff – Teacher2Teacher

On August 18, the Manassas Campus held the sixth Annual Kickoff Event for the Mentorship Program Teacher2Teacher/New Full-time and Adjunct Faculty Orientation. New faculty networked and participated in activities with Manassas colleagues throughout the day. New faculty members met their mentors and were offered various perspectives and insights into teaching/learning and received additional resources. Kickoff highlights: Manassas Campus Faculty Traveling Resources Fair “Step Right Up” … Continue reading 6th Annual Faculty Mentorship Program Kickoff – Teacher2Teacher

Let’s Get Quackin’ – Manassas Hosts Annual Convocation

Let’s Get Quackin’ – Manassas Hosts Annual Convocation

On August 18, the Manassas Campus ushered in the new academic year with great energy and lots of laughs. Interim Provost Molly Lynch welcomed the Howsmon Lecture Hall filled with faculty and staff. The relaxed tone was set when laughter erupted at Lynch’s video of an excited dog eagerly anticipating a jaunt in the ocean. She likened this high energy behavior to that of faculty waiting to … Continue reading Let’s Get Quackin’ – Manassas Hosts Annual Convocation

Ia Gomez Selected as Honorary Committee Member for VA BIO Conference

Ia Gomez Selected as Honorary Committee Member for VA BIO Conference

Manassas Science and Applied Technologies Associate Dean Ia Gomez has been selected among leaders in the life science community as honorary committee member for the Virginia Bio Conference, to be held on September 29 at the INOVA Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax, Virginia. The conference is organized by the Virginia Biotechnology Association, also known as VA BIO. The Virginia Biotechnology Association, formed in 1992, … Continue reading Ia Gomez Selected as Honorary Committee Member for VA BIO Conference

Manassas Campus Campers Take Flight

Manassas Campus Campers Take Flight

The Manassas Campus hosted the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) Aviation Career Education Summer (ACE) Academy the week of July 11 to 22. OBAP staff and Manassas faculty planned an exciting two-week camp for 20 area youths ages 13 to 18. During the two weeks, students participated in an array of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities. Additionally, they took exciting off-site field … Continue reading Manassas Campus Campers Take Flight

NOVA Hosts STEM Summer Academy for High School Students

NOVA Hosts STEM Summer Academy for High School Students

NOVA hosted a sophisticated multicampus STEM academy for high school students in June. This ambitious project was generated by the work of the NOVA College-wide STEM Initiative (NCSI) team. NCSI initiative was launched in fall 2014. With funding provided by the College and chaired by Dr. Ia Gomez, Manassas Campus associate dean of science and applied technologies, faculty members from STEM disciplines from each NOVA campus have been … Continue reading NOVA Hosts STEM Summer Academy for High School Students

Mock Protective Service Event Helps Teach NOVA Students

Mock Protective Service Event Helps Teach NOVA Students

On June 15, the Administration of Justice (ADJ) 159 class, Physical Security, taught by Dr. Russ Carter, simulated a mock dignitary protective service detail at the Manassas Campus. This scenario was led by Carter. The students pretended to be Secret Service agents and dignitaries. They were equipped with earpieces and two-way hand-held radios to simulate a real-world event. There were five automobiles to include SUV’s … Continue reading Mock Protective Service Event Helps Teach NOVA Students

Woodbridge and Manassas Partner with SheEO to Host Girls Camp

Woodbridge and Manassas Partner With SheEO to Host Girls Camp

Camp SheEO, an enrichment program for young girls, has partnered with NOVA’s Woodbridge and Manassas campuses to offer a five-day summer camp throughout the month of July. SheEO is a program outreach initiative that gives girls an added complement to their traditional education with hands-on workshops, journaling and team-building activities. Participants in SheEO are encouraged to outwardly express their dreams, set goals, write plans, discuss business and … Continue reading Woodbridge and Manassas Partner With SheEO to Host Girls Camp

Woodbridge and Manassas Partner with SheEO to Host Girls Camp

Woodbridge and Manassas Partner With SheEO to Host Girls Camp

Camp SheEO, an enrichment program for young girls, has partnered with NOVA’s Woodbridge and Manassas campuses to offer a five-day summer camp throughout the month of July. SheEO is a program outreach initiative that gives girls an added complement to their traditional education with hands-on workshops, journaling and team-building activities. Participants in SheEO are encouraged to outwardly express their dreams, set goals, write plans, discuss business and … Continue reading Woodbridge and Manassas Partner With SheEO to Host Girls Camp

Manassas Hosts 2nd Annual Writing Conference

Manassas Hosts 2nd Annual Writing Conference

Manassas hosted the second Annual Writing Conference on April 22. It was held in the Colgan Theater from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and garnered close to 60 registrants who were eager to sharpen their skills of the written word. The conference was created and organized by Professor Chalet Jean-Baptiste to address the professional development needs of faculty, staff and the community. It also aimed to … Continue reading Manassas Hosts 2nd Annual Writing Conference

Lifelong Learning Institute Spring Forum in Manassas

Lifelong Learning Institute Spring Forum in Manassas

On April 27, the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) Spring Forum was held at the Hylton Center for Performing Arts in Manassas, Virginia. The forum introduced the programs that NOVA offers senior citizens. LLI members can take tuition-free, noncredit courses for seniors at the Manassas and Woodbridge campuses on a space-available basis. The speakers were President Scott Ralls, Manassas Acting Provost Molly Lynch and Campus and Community … Continue reading Lifelong Learning Institute Spring Forum in Manassas