Current and Retired NOVA Faculty and Staff Cruise Danube River

Current and Retired NOVA Faculty and Staff Cruise Danube River

A group of 21 current and retired NOVA faculty, staff and administrators, along with family and friends, enjoyed a cruise on the Danube River this summer. The Avalon cruise was booked for the group by Talula Guntner, professor emerita of Travel and Tourism. The 11-day tour began with three days in Prague, Czech Republic, before traveling by motor coach to meet the Avalon Illumination on … Continue reading Current and Retired NOVA Faculty and Staff Cruise Danube River

NOVA Staff Appointed to NACADA Leadership Committee

NOVA Staff Appointed to NACADA Leadership Committee

Cynthia Pascal, retention strategies coordinator with NOVA’s Extended Learning Institute, has been elected as chair of the National Academic Advising Association’s (NACADA) Awards Committee. NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students. Pascal’s position on the committee will bring national attention to NOVA’s best practices in academic and faculty advising. She will assume this … Continue reading NOVA Staff Appointed to NACADA Leadership Committee

In Memory: Loudoun Loses Two Beloved Staff Members

In Memory: Loudoun Loses Two Beloved Staff Members

With deep sadness, the Loudoun Campus experienced the loss of two very dear and beloved members of the campus community – Sybil Stokols and Terrance Miller. On August 14, the Campus learned of the recent passing of Stokols, a longtime member of the library staff. She fought and survived cancer a few years ago, but regrettably it returned. In the days before her death, Stokols … Continue reading In Memory: Loudoun Loses Two Beloved Staff Members

Alexandria Campus Welcomes Moroccan Officials

Alexandria Campus Welcomes Moroccan Officials

On Monday, the Alexandria Campus hosted a meeting between officials of the Moroccan government and NOVA staff and students. NOVA’s agreement with the Ministry of National Education and Vocational Training of the Kingdom of Morocco has as its central purpose to develop vocational education and create greater economic opportunities in Morocco. The agreement opens doors for Moroccan students and faculty to come to NOVA for … Continue reading Alexandria Campus Welcomes Moroccan Officials

Staff and Faculty Honored With ACCT Award Nominations

“In its almost 50 years of existence, Northern Virginia Community College has been blessed with a wealth of talent at all levels,” said Dr. Jerome Barrett, new chair of the NOVA College Board. “This year we decided to seek awards for four such talented individuals, as well as the institution itself.” The awards will be given by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) at … Continue reading Staff and Faculty Honored With ACCT Award Nominations

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NOVA Faculty and Students Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

At 5:00 a.m. on December 18, 2012, 57 NOVA students and faculty members boarded a chartered bus headed toward the New Jersey shore for a relief and support mission for Hurricane Sandy victims. Pathway Advisory Council’s (PAC) Disaster Relief Committee (Chair Khadidiatou Kane, Co-Chair Behrad Azhandeh, Secretary Danna Calvi, Treasurer Janine Jacob and Advisor Ericka Riggs) worked tirelessly to organize and solicit donations from local … Continue reading NOVA Faculty and Students Help Hurricane Sandy Victims