Georgian Ambassador to the United States Visits the Manassas Campus

On April 12, David Bakradze, the Georgian ambassador to the United States, visited the Manassas Campus to talk about his country’s success and coexisting in that area of Europe. Business Professor Frank Ferrara invited Bakradze as part of the International Speakers Series he established to expose students, faculty and staff to experiences that promote an understanding of foreign relations. Before the presentation, a reception in … Continue reading Georgian Ambassador to the United States Visits the Manassas Campus

NOVA Idol 2017 Available On Demand and TV

NOVA Idol is a yearly singing competition open to all NOVA students. Contestants have an opportunity to practice their performance skills, get objective and supportive feedback from professional educators and musicians and share their talents with classmates and the community. NOVA Idol has come a long way in 14 years. It began as a talent show in a tiny classroom on the Alexandria Campus, progressed … Continue reading NOVA Idol 2017 Available On Demand and TV

President Ralls’ Discusses College Strategic Plan on NOVA-TV

President Ralls’ Discusses College Strategic Plan on NOVA-TV

President Scott Ralls recently visited the NOVA-TV studio to tape a half-hour presentation that reviews the College’s progress on developing a strategic plan where “every student succeeds, every program achieves and every community prospers.” He discussed how Informed Pathways will provide NOVA students with a clearer direction toward achieving their goals. NOVA’s strategic plan will improve enrollment, retention and the full transfer of credits and advising. … Continue reading President Ralls’ Discusses College Strategic Plan on NOVA-TV

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NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

NOVA Idol has come a long way. The event started as a talent show in a tiny classroom on the Alexandria Campus, progressed to a crowded cafeteria and is currently held over several months on multiple NOVA campuses as a multi-faceted powerhouse event. NOVA Idol 2016 was held April 7 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. If … Continue reading NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

NOVA Idol has come a long way. The event started as a talent show in a tiny classroom on the Alexandria Campus, progressed to a crowded cafeteria and is currently held over several months on multiple NOVA campuses as a multi-faceted powerhouse event. NOVA Idol 2016 was held April 7 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. If … Continue reading NOVA Idol to Air April 28 on NOVA-TV

Emeriti Reading Series Concludes

Emeriti Reading Series Concludes

On November 10, the Annandale Languages and Literature Division concluded their Emeriti Reading Series with a presentation by Dr. Terry Alford, a very recently retired history professor, on his new book, “Fortune’s Fool: The Life and Times of John Wilkes Booth.” English Associate Professor Memuna Sillah introduced him and told the story of his worldwide fame, when she was traveling in Africa, she encountered three … Continue reading Emeriti Reading Series Concludes

A Conversation With President Ralls on NOVA-TV

A Conversation With President Ralls on NOVA-TV

President Scott Ralls has recorded an interview that will help the NOVA family better understand his background, values and vision for the College’s future. The son of a Methodist minister and a public school teacher, Ralls grew up in the Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina. In this thoughtful 35-minute interview, Ralls discusses how honored he is to be NOVA’s new president and refers to NOVA students as … Continue reading A Conversation With President Ralls on NOVA-TV

NOVA Receives Mini- Grant and Hosts First Conference

NOVA Receives Mini-Grant and Hosts First Conference

On October 1, NOVA hosted the first Behavioral Intervention Strategies Conference at the Woodbridge Campus. Despite torrential downpours due to a Nor’easter and Hurricane Joaquin looming on the horizon, over 60 participants from NOVA, Germanna and Lord Fairfax community colleges participated in the specialized day of learning for Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) members. The NOVACares Office, assisted by NOVA’s Grants Office, partnered with Germanna and Lord … Continue reading NOVA Receives Mini-Grant and Hosts First Conference

NOVA-TV Has New Videos Available

NOVA-TV Has New Videos Available

On August 17 at the Ernst Forum, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) held their New Faculty Experience. NOVA-TV Center was in attendance to record the event. Acting President Mel Schiavelli gave the welcome address and Alexandria Liberal Arts Dean Jimmie McClellan spoke about the importance of the College. To view the CETL videos, go online to: Acting NOVA President Mel Schiavelli Liberal … Continue reading NOVA-TV Has New Videos Available

NOVA Idol 2015

NOVA Idol 2015 to Air on NOVA-TV

NOVA Idol has come a long way. The event started as a talent show in a tiny classroom on the Alexandria Campus, progressed to a crowded cafeteria and is currently held over several months on multiple NOVA campuses as a multi-faceted powerhouse event. NOVA Idol 2015 was held March 27 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus. If … Continue reading NOVA Idol 2015 to Air on NOVA-TV

“Nuclear Matters” by Dr. Shivaji Seth on NOVA-TV

“Nuclear Matters” by Dr. Shivaji Seth on NOVA-TV

“Nuclear Matters” by Dr. Shivaji Seth is available at the NOVA-TV Center’s Video on Demand. To access it, go online. Much of the public is uneasy about nuclear matters, raising concerns about safety, cost, waste and proliferation. To what extent could renewable energy sources address energy demands? Could and should nuclear energy play any greater role in meeting our challenges? This presentation will provide a … Continue reading “Nuclear Matters” by Dr. Shivaji Seth on NOVA-TV

“Who Loves You Baby” Available on NOVA TV on Demand

“Who Loves You Baby” Available on NOVA TV On Demand

“Who Loves You Baby?” presented by Biology Professor Lisa Williams is available on the NOVA TV Center Video On Demand server. Williams’ presentation focuses on the long-term relationships humans have had with plants. Domestication of plants for agriculture is thought to have begun over 12,000 years ago. Williams discusses the four plants Michael Pollan mentioned in his book, “The Botany of Desire.” Williams describes other … Continue reading “Who Loves You Baby” Available on NOVA TV On Demand

TV Center “Women Helping Women” On Video on Demand

TV Center “Women Helping Women” on Video On Demand

NOVA TV has five new videos from the fourth Annual Women Helping Women event available. The event was hosted by the Alexandria Campus Women’s Mentoring Program. Videos can be accessed via the TV Video On Demand page. Videos include “Applying for a Scholarship” with Judy Snyder and Janet Gianotti; “Writing the Scholarship Application Essay” with Rachel Martin; “Money Matters” with Sharada Sundar; “Healthy Eating for … Continue reading TV Center “Women Helping Women” on Video On Demand