NOVA Board Approves 2017 Professor Emeriti

The NOVA Board, through the Academic Curriculum and Workforce Development committees, approve the following 10 individuals to be awarded the 2017 distinction of professor emeritus. Robert Loser, ELI Deborah Mottsman Rosen, CS Dr. Walerian Majewski, AN Alice Hedley, AL Maryam Zamani, LO Cathy Simpson, CS Mary Hanrahan, AL Dr. Charles Scarborough, AN Gillie Campbell, AL Dr. Rodwell Catoe, AN Each year, prospective awardees are nominated … Continue reading NOVA Board Approves 2017 Professor Emeriti

Local Workforce Board Chair Elected NOVA Board Chair

Workforce Board Chair to Lead NOVA Board

On May 26, the NOVA Board elected Todd Rowley as its incoming board chair to replace Dr. Michael Wooten whose term ends this spring. Rowley is senior vice president and commercial market executive at Cardinal Bank in McLean, Virginia. He also serves on several important local boards, including serving as chair of the Northern Virginia Workforce Development Board (NVWDB). This gives Rowley a different perspective … Continue reading Workforce Board Chair to Lead NOVA Board

New Preschool Named After Jessie Thackrey

New Preschool Named After Jessie Thackrey

Falls Church City Public Schools has named its newest school building in honor of the late Jessie Thackrey, former member and chair of the NOVA Board. Thackrey served on the Board from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. The Jessie Thackrey Preschool is scheduled to open its doors this fall. Thackrey, a beloved Falls Church civic leader, died last year at the age of 100. … Continue reading New Preschool Named After Jessie Thackrey