NOVA Congratulates 2017 Graduating Class

NOVA Congratulates 2017 Graduating Class

NOVA celebrated its 51st graduation on Sunday, May 14. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine delivered the commencement address to about 1,500 graduating students at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, Va. The 2017 commencement theme was “Believe, Aspire, Achieve.” Kaine said that he always tries to say yes when asked by one of his staffers to officiate at their wedding, and when asked by a college or … Continue reading NOVA Congratulates 2017 Graduating Class

Help Select a Theme for Commencement

Help Select a Theme for Commencement — Wes Moore Author and NOVA Keynote Speaker

NOVA’s 51st Commencement will be celebrated on May 13, 2017, and the Commencement Committee is working hard to organize a special event for our graduates. To get the party started, the committee is asking all faculty and staff to help select a theme for the ceremony. Nationally recognized author Wes Moore has accepted NOVA’s invitation to be our keynote speaker and he will encourage our … Continue reading Help Select a Theme for Commencement — Wes Moore Author and NOVA Keynote Speaker

Special Thanks to the 50th Year Commencement Volunteers

Special Thanks to the 50th Year Commencement Volunteers

This year’s commencement, celebrating 7,662 NOVA graduates and 50 years of history, was held on May 14 at Jiffy Lube Live arena. It was a huge success with the help of more than 30 faculty and staff, from all of NOVA’s campuses, who volunteered to work behind the scenes. Commencement involves a host of moving pieces, and this year was no exception. Volunteers helped to … Continue reading Special Thanks to the 50th Year Commencement Volunteers

NOVA Celebrates 49th Commencement

NOVA Celebrates 49th Commencement

NOVA held its 49th Commencement with two graduation ceremonies on May 17. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe was the speaker for the General Commencement at 2:00 p.m., and Dr. Stacey Ocander of Metropolitan Community College (Omaha, Nebraska) addressed attendees at the Health Professions Commencement at 7:00 p.m. Due to capacity at the George Mason University’s Patriot Center, this was the first year there were two graduation ceremonies. … Continue reading NOVA Celebrates 49th Commencement

Commencement Video Available on NOVA TV

Commencement Video Available on NOVA TV

The 48th NOVA Commencement took place on May 18 at George Mason University’s Patriot Center with Dr. Charles Errico as the keynote speaker. Errico began his academic career at NOVA in 1975 and is currently a professor of history and assistant dean for the social sciences at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus. Errico told the graduates that NOVA is filled with faculty, administrators and staff dedicated to helping students. … Continue reading Commencement Video Available on NOVA TV