President’s Sabbatical Award

The Personnel Services Committee invites full-time faculty to apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The award is designed to foster creative energy by providing faculty with a one-semester sabbatical leave with full pay. Each academic year, a maximum of three faculty members, one of whom can be on a 12-month contract, can receive the award. Award proposals should be no more than 1,000 words and specify how … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award

President’s Sabbatical Award

Have you been at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea that you want to work on without any other distraction? Would you enjoy a semester with full pay and benefits, no classes and an opportunity to develop that idea? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The December 1 deadline for applications is fast approaching. Applicants need to complete … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award

A Conversation with Dr. Templin on NOVA-TV

A Conversation With Dr. Templin on NOVA-TV

On March 4, Dr. Charlie Errico and former President Robert G. Templin, Jr. sat down at the NOVA-TV Center to discuss Templin’s 13 years of service at the College. Templin discusses why he came to NOVA, what he thought were his biggest accomplishments, and what he wishes he could have accomplished. Templin also shares his hopes for NOVA’s future. The program will air on NOVA-TV at … Continue reading A Conversation With Dr. Templin on NOVA-TV

Senator Adam Ebbin Visits David Miller’s Geography Class

Senator Adam Ebbin Visits David Miller’s Geography Class

State Senator Adam Ebbin visited the Alexandria Campus to speak to Professor David Miller’s “Cultural Geography” class on March 19. Ebbin represents the 30th district (includes parts of Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax) as a Democratic member of the Virginia Senate. He spoke to students about the Virginia Senate and his bills in the recent legislative session. Ebbin discussed a number of his bills, including ones for cleaner energy, … Continue reading Senator Adam Ebbin Visits David Miller’s Geography Class

Year Up and Woodbridge: Bridging the Opportunity Divide

Year Up and Woodbridge: Bridging the Opportunity Divide

The Woodbridge Campus and Year Up, a national training initiative for 18 to 24 year olds, held a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony January 29 in the Black Box Theatre on campus. President Robert G. Templin, Jr. and Year Up President Garrett Moran signed the MOU to officially launch an associate degree and internship partnership that will begin Fall 2015. The partnership will provide NOVA students … Continue reading Year Up and Woodbridge: Bridging the Opportunity Divide

President Templin’s Emotional Farewell

President Templin’s Emotional Farewell

President Robert G. Templin, Jr. has led NOVA for 12 years with distinction. His leadership has inspired untold numbers, and his dedication to the College and higher education is immeasurable. On January 22, Templin was honored at a farewell reception at Annandale’s Ernst Community Cultural Center. The standing-room-only crowd included Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Chancellor Glenn DuBois and such local officials as Fairfax County … Continue reading President Templin’s Emotional Farewell

Faculty Engagement at PUP 2015

Faculty Engagement at PUP 2015

NOVA faculty gathered January 7 and 8 in the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center for the 10th annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). Offering a range of speakers including a farewell address by President Robert G. Templin, Jr., breakout sessions and workshops, the conference provided numerous opportunities for faculty to learn from their … Continue reading Faculty Engagement at PUP 2015

Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

The 10th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference is open for registration. All faculty and professional staff are cordially invited to the conference on January 7 and 8, 2015, on the Annandale Campus. PUP is an exciting, award-winning, professional development conference that brings all NOVA faculty together. The conference is for faculty and by faculty. Conference attendees will learn invaluable new insights about best teaching practices and tips. Conference … Continue reading Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

The 10th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) Conference is open for registration. All faculty and professional staff are cordially invited to the conference on January 7 and 8, 2015, on the Annandale Campus. PUP is an exciting, award-winning, professional development conference that brings all NOVA faculty together. The conference is for faculty and by faculty. Conference attendees will learn invaluable new insights about best teaching practices and tips. Conference … Continue reading Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

Alexandria Hosts Achieving the Dream Directors

Alexandria Hosts Achieving the Dream Directors

On October 29, the national Achieving the Dream (ATD) directors, chaired by NOVA President Robert G. Templin Jr., met at the Alexandria Campus. Vice President George Gabriel provided an overview of NOVA’s preliminary progress with implementing the recent ATD policy changes. He discussed some initial findings and anticipated the next steps with the process which went into effect Fall 2014. Part of the visit included … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts Achieving the Dream Directors

Annandale Hosts Military Appreciation Luncheon

Annandale Hosts Military Appreciation Luncheon

On November 13, the Annandale Veterans Affairs Office hosted a formal Military Appreciation Luncheon in recognition of all students, staff and faculty at Annandale who are active duty, veterans or dependents. The well-attended luncheon was held at the Ernst Cultural Center. NOVA adjunct Glenn Dewey emceed the event. Special guests included President Robert G. Templin Jr., Annandale Provost Barbara Saperstone and College Board Vice Chair … Continue reading Annandale Hosts Military Appreciation Luncheon

President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Have you been at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea that you want to work on without any other distraction? Would you enjoy a semester with full pay and benefits, no classes and an opportunity to develop that idea? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The December 1 deadline for applications is fast approaching. Applicants need to complete … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Have you been at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea that you want to work on without any other distraction? Would you enjoy a semester with full pay and benefits, no classes and an opportunity to develop that idea? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The December 1 deadline for applications is fast approaching. Applicants need to complete … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Oral Communication Class Welcomes President Templin

Oral Communication Class Welcomes President Templin

Fifteen students in oral communication (ESL 33) at the Annandale Campus had a special guest on October 29. Instructor Shirley Nuhn and students enjoyed a conversation with President Robert G. Templin, Jr. He spoke about his family and recounted several experiences, including some occurring in their home countries. “I admire all of you,” he told the English language learners. “I admire your courage.” He added … Continue reading Oral Communication Class Welcomes President Templin

President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Have you been at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea that you want to work on without any other distraction? Would you enjoy a semester with full pay and benefits, no classes and an opportunity to develop that idea? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The December 1 deadline for applications is fast approaching. Applicants need to complete … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Have you been at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea that you want to work on without any other distraction? Would you enjoy a semester with full pay and benefits, no classes and an opportunity to develop that idea? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The December 1 deadline for applications is fast approaching. Applicants need to complete … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Have you been at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea that you want to work on without any other distraction? Would you enjoy a semester with full pay and benefits, no classes and an opportunity to develop that idea? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The December 1 deadline for applications is fast approaching. Applicants need to complete … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Have you been at NOVA for five years or more? Do you have an idea that you want to work on without any other distraction? Would you enjoy a semester with full pay and benefits, no classes and an opportunity to develop that idea? If so, apply for the President’s Sabbatical Award. The December 1 deadline for applications is fast approaching. Applicants need to complete … Continue reading President’s Sabbatical Award Deadline Approaching

Register for Power Up Your Pedagogy

Register for 2015 Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

NOVA’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) proudly presents the 10th Annual Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) on January 7 and 8 on the Annandale Campus. This year’s theme is “Bridges: Connecting Our Past and Our Future.” All faculty and professional staff are invited to register. This conference is by faculty and for faculty and proudly showcases the impressive talents of NOVA faculty. As NOVA … Continue reading Register for 2015 Power Up Your Pedagogy Conference

NOVA President Robert G. Templin Jr. to Retire in 2015

NOVA President Robert G. Templin Jr. to Retire in 2015

Robert G. Templin Jr., president of Northern Virginia Community College since 2002, announced his intention to retire in February 2015 during a College Board meeting held Sept. 8. “My time at NOVA has been the highlight of my career,” Dr. Templin said. “NOVA is one of the very top colleges in the country for creating higher education opportunities and producing outstanding graduates. I’m thankful for … Continue reading NOVA President Robert G. Templin Jr. to Retire in 2015

MEC Welcomes Back Faculty and Staff

MEC Welcomes Back Faculty and Staff

Marking the start of the Fall 2014 semester, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) faculty and staff gathered on August 19 for the traditional “Welcome Back” event. The theme this year was “Moving Forward.” After opening remarks and presentation of campus recognition awards, Campus Council Chair Mary Moseley introduced President Robert G. Templin, Jr. Templin provided an update on the College, region and the Commonwealth. He charged new MEC … Continue reading MEC Welcomes Back Faculty and Staff

Successful Fall Convocation Kicks Off the New Semester

Successful Fall Convocation Kicks Off the New Semester

Fall Convocation, held at the Richard J. Ernst Community and Cultural Center on August 18, was a huge success with a great turnout. The theme of the day was “Building Structures for Student Success.” The morning began with an insightful student panel organized by Interim Dean of Communications Technologies and Social Sciences Molly Lynch (MA) and moderated by Dean of Learning and Technology Resources Frances … Continue reading Successful Fall Convocation Kicks Off the New Semester

NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and Human Resources officially welcomed the new 2014-2015 faculty class on August 14. More than 50 faculty members joined the College from various backgrounds and experiences. Many have been NOVA adjuncts and several are new to the College. The highlight of the day was a wonderful welcome from President Robert G. Templin, Jr., who spoke with compassion and … Continue reading NOVA Welcomes New Faculty

Convocation 2014

Save the Date for 2014 Fall Convocation

NOVA faculty are invited to the 2014 Fall Convocation on Monday, August 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale Campus. The day will begin with a continental breakfast followed by presentations starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Ernst Theater. President Robert G. Templin, Jr. will give his annual address. Boxed meals will be provided for lunch … Continue reading Save the Date for 2014 Fall Convocation

Alexandria Groundbreaking for New Academic Building

Alexandria Groundbreaking for New Academic Building

NOVA’s Alexandria Campus has been looking forward to the new academic building coming in 2015. The Groundbreaking Ceremony was a success with more than 50 guests in attendance. The new three-story 80,000-square-foot academic building will be a state-of-the-art facility, which will incorporate several key elements such as transparent spaces, flexible uses and a visually exciting architectural environment, all in an effort to draw in students and … Continue reading Alexandria Groundbreaking for New Academic Building