Rebecca Kamen Gives New Meaning to STEM Education

Community colleges rarely have an opportunity to lead changes in society and culture but NOVA is different. In fall 2010, NOVA Art Professor and 30-year veteran faculty member Rebecca Kamen began to share her gifts for visualization of science through art with the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond. She applied for and won a Chancellor’s Professorship and numerous Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Professional Development … Continue reading Rebecca Kamen Gives New Meaning to STEM Education

Loudoun Staff and Faculty Demonstrate Teamwork

Loudoun staff and faculty diligently worked together to ensure that the new science wing would be ready for classes on January 9. The deadline required all parties involved in the project to be committed to collaboration and cooperation. “This was a monumental effort,” said Sally Wrenn, director of campus operations. “It was inspiring to see people come together with one vision in mind—to educate students.” … Continue reading Loudoun Staff and Faculty Demonstrate Teamwork

Step Up to STEM: A Summer Science Seminar

[unordered_list style=”green-dot”] Can you clone your cat? Is global warming a fact or a theory? Why did Pluto get demoted? How much radiation will kill you? Do you wash your hands well enough? Will your child get autism from a vaccination? [/unordered_list] If you are interested in exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics in a fun learning environment, apply to be a part of Step … Continue reading Step Up to STEM: A Summer Science Seminar