Two Loudoun Faculty Start Monthly Readings in Reston

Loudoun English faculty Nathan Leslie and Meredith Reynolds are off to something great with their monthly event, Reston Readings, at Reston’s Used Book Shop. The event, which happens the last Sunday of each month at 5:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted), has its own Facebook page and has welcomed nearly 100 people in its first couple of months. The most recent event occurred on March 20, … Continue reading Two Loudoun Faculty Start Monthly Readings in Reston

Volunteers Stir Up NOVA Interest With Taste of Reston Booth

Volunteers Stir Up NOVA Interest With Taste of Reston Booth

On June 13 and 14 faculty and staff from the Loudoun Campus and Reston Center participated in the 24th annual Taste of Reston festival sponsored by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Taste of Reston is Northern Virginia’s largest outdoor food festival featuring delectable samplings from the region’s favorite eateries, live music, beer and wine gardens, family fun and games. More than 70,000 people attend … Continue reading Volunteers Stir Up NOVA Interest With Taste of Reston Booth

Sixth Annual GIS Day at NOVA's Reston Center

Sixth Annual GIS Day at NOVA’s Reston Center

On November 20, the Reston Center hosted the Sixth Annual International GIS Day with an audience of more than 50. Among the attendees were current NOVA students, geoscience high school students and teachers and other guests interested in learning more about GIS (geographic information system). This year, the event was sponsored by NOVA’s American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Student Chapter (ASPRS). Guest speakers … Continue reading Sixth Annual GIS Day at NOVA’s Reston Center

LANDSAT launch vehicle in cake

Reston Center Launches ASPRS Student Chapter

On February 11, the Reston Center held a kickoff party for the formation of NOVA’s student chapter of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). The evening began with a celebration of the launch of the LANDSAT 8 satellite and the second part of the evening was dedicated to the formation of the new chapter. The keynote speaker for the evening was Darryl … Continue reading Reston Center Launches ASPRS Student Chapter

GIS day cake

Fifth International GIS Day Is a Success

On November 14, NOVA’s Reston Center hosted its 5th International GIS Day. An audience of nearly 70 attended the function—standing room only. Among the attendees were current NOVA students, geoscience high school students and teachers, and guests interested in learning more about geographic information systems (GIS). This year, the event focused on the role of remote sensing in GIS and GIS careers. “This was our … Continue reading Fifth International GIS Day Is a Success