NOVA Honors Program Pinning Ceremony

NOVA Honors Program Pinning Ceremony

The NOVA Honors Program is pleased to announce the induction of 11 new Honors Program students. On September 28, the Loudoun Campus and Provost Julie Liedig hosted the fall 2017 Honors Pinning Ceremony. After a lovely welcome from Liedig, Dr. Rebecca Hayes, Manassas Honors chair, spoke on the history of the NOVA Honors Program and introduced the guest speaker of the night. A recent NOVA … Continue reading NOVA Honors Program Pinning Ceremony

NOVA Attends Virginia Collegiate Honors Council Conference

Honors Program a Success at the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council

The NOVA Honors Program is thrilled with their success at the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council (VCHC) Conference that was held on April 7 and 8 at Old Dominion University (ODU), where 17 college-wide NOVA Honors students presented their original research. Five NOVA Honors faculty served as judges – college-wide Honors Coordinator Stacy Rice, Alexandria Honors Chair and 2016-2017 VCHC Vice President John Sound, Annandale Honors … Continue reading Honors Program a Success at the Virginia Collegiate Honors Council

NOVA Honors Attends Southern Regional Honors Conference

NOVA Honors was well-represented at the 45th Annual Southern Regional Honors Conference (SRHC) on March 30 to April 1 in Asheville, North Carolina. The conference, hosted by the University of North Carolina at Asheville, focused on “Diving into Diversity: Obligations and Opportunities in Honors Education.” NOVA College-wide Honors Coordinator Stacy Rice, Alexandria Honors Chair John Sound and Annandale Honors Chair Paul Fitzgerald took six NOVA Honors … Continue reading NOVA Honors Attends Southern Regional Honors Conference

NVCC Educational Foundation Honors Symposium at Annandale

NVCC Educational Foundation Honors Symposium at Annandale

The NVCC Educational Foundation Honors Symposium was held March 17 at the Annandale Campus. The symposium provides Honors students the chance to present their original research in the form of an 8-to12-minute presentation. There were 21 student presentations representing each NOVA campus. NOVA Honors faculty and administrators graciously volunteered their time to serve as judges as did students who moderated the five concurrent sessions. The … Continue reading NVCC Educational Foundation Honors Symposium at Annandale

Darwin Day at Annandale

On February 16, the NOVA Honors Program at the Annandale Campus held its annual Darwin Day celebration. Organized by Professor Ilya Tëmkin and NOVA Honors, the event drew a diverse crowd of over 100 faculty and students who were treated to a variety of presentations. Professors Callan Bentley spoke of parasitism, Mihaela Chamberlin elevated the plight of birds and the importance of Rachel Carson’s work, … Continue reading Darwin Day at Annandale

NOVA Honors Spring Pinning Ceremony Highlights Academic Success

NOVA Honors Spring Pinning Ceremony Highlights Academic Success

On February 9, the NOVA Honors Program held its Spring Pinning Ceremony at the Annandale Campus where new Honors Program students and their friends and families came together with NOVA administrators and faculty to enjoy light refreshments and fellowship. After being welcomed by President Scott Ralls, who highlighted the leadership and innovation NOVA Honors provides other two-year institutions nationwide, guests listened to a brief history of the NOVA … Continue reading NOVA Honors Spring Pinning Ceremony Highlights Academic Success

NOVA Honors Program Welcome Back Event

NOVA Honors Program Welcome Back Event

On January 12, the NOVA Honors Program had its Spring Welcome Back event for current Honors students throughout the College and Honors alumni at the Annandale Campus. About 60 Honors students, past and present, attended along with NOVA Honors faculty, administrators and the College Honors Committee. The College-wide Honors Coordinator Stacy Rice and Associate Vice President of Academic Services Sheri Robertson welcomed the attendees and … Continue reading NOVA Honors Program Welcome Back Event

Honors Program Hosts Events on Each Campus

During the first month of the spring semester, the Alexandria, Loudoun, Manassas and Woodbridge Honors campus chairs hosted Honors Welcome Back events at their respective campuses. This provided an opportunity to highlight the NOVA Honors Program’s curriculum, enrichment activities and upcoming conferences and events. Among the attendees were students enrolled in Honors courses, Honors faculty, campus division deans, Phi Theta Kappa advisors, counselors and prospective … Continue reading Honors Program Hosts Events on Each Campus

English Honors Enrichment Experience

On October 25, Professor Alexander Purugganan and two Honors option students, Andrea Barreiro and Kyle Hall, took part in an outside class excursion at Old Town Alexandria’s Ghost and Graveyard Tour. This tour was sponsored by the NOVA Honors Program. Dr. John Sound, the Alexandria Honors chair, and Professor Stacy Rice, the College-wide Honors coordinator, were responsible for arranging the tour. As students of Introduction … Continue reading English Honors Enrichment Experience

NOVA Honors Hosts Lawyer Rebecca Geller at Annandale

On September 21, Rebecca Geller, president and CEO of the Geller Law Group, presented a talk titled “Giving Back to Get Ahead: Strategies for the Savvy College Student” to over 100 NOVA Annandale students, faculty and staff. Geller was hosted by students from Professor Melissa Chabot’s (AN) Honors CST 100 course, and the event was organized and led by Chabot. Geller is primarily known for drafting … Continue reading NOVA Honors Hosts Lawyer Rebecca Geller at Annandale

NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

The Annandale and Woodbridge campuses invite book lovers and readers to meet poet Chiwan Choi and playwright Sam Chanse, as part of Virginia’s anticipated book festival, Fall for the Book. Annandale will welcome Choi and Chanse on Monday, September 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room (CE Building). Both authors will be available to interact with readers and read excerpts from their works at the Annandale Campus. Woodbridge will … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors

The Annandale and Woodbridge campuses invite book lovers and readers to meet poet Chiwan Choi and playwright Sam Chanse, as part of Virginia’s anticipated book festival, Fall for the Book. Annandale will welcome Choi and Chanse on Monday, September 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room (CE Building). Both authors will be available to interact with readers and read excerpts from their works at the Annandale Campus. Woodbridge will … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes Fall for the Book Festival Authors