NOVA Nursing Students Awarded Harriet H. Fatzinger Nursing Scholarship

NOVA Nursing Students Awarded Harriet H. Fatzinger Nursing Scholarship

NOVA students Maxime Djabang Lakouji and Patrick Smith have many things in common. As students enrolled in the Nursing Program at the Medical Education Campus (MEC), both aspiring young men are employed as emergency medical technicians and are the 2017 recipients of the Harriet H. Fatzinger Nursing Scholarship. The Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation and the College Financial Aid Office encourage students interested in … Continue reading NOVA Nursing Students Awarded Harriet H. Fatzinger Nursing Scholarship

Financial Aid Participates in Conference by Fed Board of Governors

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Fed) hosted a conference in Washington, D.C., on November 28 and 29 to examine the risks associated with borrowing student loans to pursue post-secondary education. Clint Young (CS), NOVA’s financial literacy, default prevention work-study coordinator, participated on the Financial Aid Counseling panel along with other financial aid professionals from the Georgetown University Law Center, Virginia Commonwealth … Continue reading Financial Aid Participates in Conference by Fed Board of Governors

NOVA Students Can Win for Learning about Financial Aid

NOVA Students Can Win for Learning About Financial Aid

The second round of NOVA’s CashContest is currently underway. During the first round, 115 students successfully completed Inceptia’s “Foundations of Money” course and eight of those students were randomly selected to receive $100 grants or bookstore gift cards. To participate in the second round of the CashContest, students may sign up for Financial Avenue at https://fa.financialavenue.org/sign-up/, enter NOVA’s access code (FinLit) and complete the “FAFSA” … Continue reading NOVA Students Can Win for Learning About Financial Aid

Highpoint by Academic Planning and Financial Aid

The goal of financial aid is to assist students in achieving degree, certificate or CSC completion. That means that students who receive financial aid must be working toward completion by taking courses required for their chosen programs of study. The College Financial Aid Office (CFAO) is working closely with the academic advising team and college leadership to guide students in this effort. To further assist … Continue reading Highpoint by Academic Planning and Financial Aid

Help NOVA Students Learn About Financial Literacy and Win

Help NOVA Students Learn About Financial Literacy and Win

During the 2015-2016 academic year, NOVA students who successfully complete CashCourse modules online will be entered in drawings for 20 $100 grants to be used for educational costs at NOVA. NOVA Financial Aid will randomly select the winners after each completion period has ended. Each module typically takes less than 30 minutes to complete and covers topics such as budgeting, saving, investing, credit cards, student loans and … Continue reading Help NOVA Students Learn About Financial Literacy and Win

Department of Education Highlights NOVA Initiatives

Department of Education Highlights NOVA Initiatives

The Department of Education invited NOVA to support the production of a “best practices” video to be used in an upcoming college presidents’ training series. Acting President Mel Schiavelli recently shared NOVA’s default prevention best practices with the Department of Education. Schiavelli outlined the approach NOVA has taken to assist students through the borrowing and repayment processes. Making the decision to invest in default prevention … Continue reading Department of Education Highlights NOVA Initiatives