NOVA Hospitality Faculty Awarded Graduate Scholarship

DeQuan Smith (AN), hospitality management faculty, was recently awarded a graduate scholarship sponsored by the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation in the amount of $5,000. Smith will use the funds to complete his final year of doctoral studies and to purchase materials that will assist with industry research toward his final project capstone. The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation has been the primary … Continue reading NOVA Hospitality Faculty Awarded Graduate Scholarship

Marshall High School Culinary Academy Students Visit NOVA

On March 25, a group of 15 students from Marshall High School’s Culinary Academy visited NOVA’s Hospitality Program at the Annandale Campus. Accompanied by instructors Ciarin Devlin, Helen Shaefer, Chap Fay and Career Experience Specialist Shelli Carpenter Farquharson, the students got an idea of what NOVA has to offer. The group was welcomed by Chef Mike Herbert and Program Director Janet Sass, who spoke about … Continue reading Marshall High School Culinary Academy Students Visit NOVA

NOVA Hospitality Attend NSMH Annual Conference

NOVA Hospitality Attend NSMH Annual Conference

A group of 10 NOVA hospitality management students led by Professor DeQuan Smith, attended the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality (NSMH) annual conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As part of their journey to becoming hospitality professionals, students attended a variety of interactive and professional workshops that emphasized such skills as business communications, strategic networking and team building. The students also became more aware of the … Continue reading NOVA Hospitality Attend NSMH Annual Conference