MEC Honors Local Seniors for American Heart Month

MEC Honors Local Seniors for American Heart Month

In recognition of February’s designation as American Heart Month, the Medical Education Campus (MEC) hosted a heart health luncheon to promote healthy living habits for local seniors on February 2. Nineteen seniors from Lake Ridge Fellowship House in Woodbridge visited the MEC for an afternoon of learning about the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle regardless of age and limitations. MEC students, faculty … Continue reading MEC Honors Local Seniors for American Heart Month

Alexandria Liberal Arts Diversity Committee Hosts Panel Discussion

Alexandria Liberal Arts Diversity Committee Hosts Panel Discussion

On October 20, the Liberal Arts Diversity Committee at the Alexandria Campus hosted its annual Dr. Joseph Windham Series on Race Relations panel discussion for students, faculty, staff and the community. More than 50 people attended the event to discuss this year’s topic, “Different Narratives and Perspectives in Mass Media.” Panelists included Professor Lucy Gebre-Egziabher (AL); Nick “Dr. Nick” Johnson of WPFW-FM; SOZE Senior Creative … Continue reading Alexandria Liberal Arts Diversity Committee Hosts Panel Discussion

YOUR Student Success Conference: Helping Students Start & Stay Strong

YOUR Student Success Conference: Helping Students Start & Stay Strong

Knowing about available resources and assistance points are key to our students’ success. This year, all campuses across the College collaborated together and hosted a YOUR Student Success Conference aimed at helping students start and stay strong throughout the semester. Learning and Technology Resources (LTR), Student Services, Student Life and NOVA Police were some of the units that provided informational sessions for students on academic … Continue reading YOUR Student Success Conference: Helping Students Start & Stay Strong

Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

The Manassas Campus hosted its annual Honors Welcome Back Reception on August 31. With over 30 in attendance, Honors faculty, staff and students mingled and shared their Honors experiences and plans for the future. The Manassas Honors Club and the Manassas Student Life office co-hosted the event and provided light refreshments. The Spring Honors schedule was shared and potential Honors students were recruited. As always, … Continue reading Manassas Hosts Annual Honors Welcome Back Event

Welcome Week Kicks Off New Academic Year at the MEC

Welcome Week Kicks Off New Academic Year at the MEC

Student Life hosted a variety of events during this year’s Welcome Week, held the week of August 22. Information stations and special activities were planned to ensure students had a great start to the new academic year. New and returning students learned what the Medical Education Campus (MEC) has to offer. Everything from tips to navigate the system, advisement reports, getting fiscally fit, financial aid, … Continue reading Welcome Week Kicks Off New Academic Year at the MEC

Manassas Hosts Earth Day 2016 Celebration

Students for Environmental Awareness (SEA) and Student Life at NOVA Manassas are hosting their annual Earth Day Celebration on Manassas Campus on Wednesday, April 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are invited to stop by the Howsmon patio to join in on the Earth Day festivities. There will be tables for crafts, demonstrations, games, and other Earth-friendly activities, as well … Continue reading Manassas Hosts Earth Day 2016 Celebration

Manassas Campus Hosts Ben Jealous

Manassas Campus Hosts Ben Jealous

In celebration of Black History Month, the Manassas Campus invited Ben Jealous, author, venture capitalist and former president of the NAACP to speak about his experiences while serving as president of the NAACP and his life as an activist for human and civil rights. The audience of students, faculty, staff and community members listened intently as he recounted his journey of fighting for justice and … Continue reading Manassas Campus Hosts Ben Jealous

Manassas Celebrates Women’s History Month

On March 19, the Manassas Campus Psychology Club and Manassas Student Life hosted a roundtable discussion featuring several female faculty for Women’s History Month. Faculty members who participated were Alicia Tucker (History), Pat Gary (Mathematics), Rebecca Harris-Scott (History), Dr. Laura Casal (English), Dr. Dahlia Henry-Tett (Physical Education), and Kym Richard (Psychology). Faculty members shared relevant academic experiences and reflections on being female academics. A lively question and answer session … Continue reading Manassas Celebrates Women’s History Month

Marty Essen

Travel Author Appears at Manassas Campus

On September 30, Manassas Student Life hosted a writing workshop for students followed by a multimedia presentation by travel author Marty Essen. Essen’s first presentation, “Cool Careers in Writing,” covered how to write a book, work with an editor, find an agent and get a publishing deal. Students asked questions about writing for various publications, establishing a writing schedule and how to support themselves while … Continue reading Travel Author Appears at Manassas Campus

Annandale Student Life Takes Students to the Edge

Annandale Student Life Takes Students to the EDGE

As the spring semester was wrapping up, student clubs at Annandale elected new executive boards. To give these student leaders a leg up on the fall semester, Annandale Student Life took them to the George Mason EDGE. Once students arrived the first order of business was to understand what “the EDGE” really means. The EDGE for this experience was the edge of their comfort zone, … Continue reading Annandale Student Life Takes Students to the EDGE

You Are Invited to “Lincoln: The Man and the Film”

The “Lincoln: The Man and the Film” event on March 28 will start at 12:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Ernst Center, Annandale Campus, with a reception followed by a roundtable discussion beginning at 1:00 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are welcome for a special showing of the Academy Award nominated film “Lincoln” which will include a roundtable discussion of the film led by NOVA History … Continue reading You Are Invited to “Lincoln: The Man and the Film”

Manassas panel

Manassas Hosts Faculty Chat and Chew Panel Discussion

In honor of Black History Month, faculty and staff at the Manassas Campus hosted an informative panel and discussion that touched upon a wide range of topics centered around African-Americans. Led by professor Chalet Jean-Baptiste and sponsored by Student Life, faculty, staff and students had an opportunity to learn about the myriad of contributions made by blacks. Presentations included: Dr. Alias Smith Assistant Professor of … Continue reading Manassas Hosts Faculty Chat and Chew Panel Discussion

You Are Invited to “Lincoln: The Man and the Film”

The “Lincoln: The Man and the Film” event on March 28 will start at 12:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Ernst Center, Annandale Campus, with a reception followed by a roundtable discussion beginning at 1:00 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are welcome for a special showing of the Academy Award nominated film “Lincoln” which will include a roundtable discussion of the film led by NOVA History … Continue reading You Are Invited to “Lincoln: The Man and the Film”

You Are Invited to “Lincoln: the Man and the Film”

The “Lincoln: the Man and the Film” event on March 28 will start at 12:30 p.m. in the Forum of the Ernst Center, Annandale Campus, with a reception followed by a roundtable discussion beginning at 1:00 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are welcome for a special showing of the Academy Award nominated film “Lincoln” which will include a roundtable discussion of the film led by … Continue reading You Are Invited to “Lincoln: the Man and the Film”