IBM and CASY Launch Veterans Employment Initiative at NOVA

IBM and CASY Launch Veterans Employment Initiative at NOVA

NOVA has partnered with IBM and Corporate America Supports You (CASY) to offer important training for veterans to help them transition their military experience into highly skilled tech jobs. The new veterans program provides returning service members with hands-on training, certification and job placement assistance in the fast-growing tech sector. More than 100 veterans around the nation will participate in the program this year. The … Continue reading IBM and CASY Launch Veterans Employment Initiative at NOVA

Veteran Peer Specialists Provide Advice and Support

‘We Are Virginia Veterans’ has expanded its partnership with NOVA for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters. NOVA now has a veteran peer specialist from the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program on every NOVA campus. Peer Specialists Ryan O’Neal and Than Naing are combat veterans who understand the challenging transition from military life to the world of higher education. They aim to connect with NOVA … Continue reading Veteran Peer Specialists Provide Advice and Support

Veteran Peer Specialists Provide Advice and Support

‘We Are Virginia Veterans’ has expanded its partnership with NOVA for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 semesters. NOVA now has a veteran peer specialist from the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program on every NOVA campus. Peer Specialists Ryan O’Neal and Than Naing are combat veterans who understand the challenging transition from military life to the world of higher education. They aim to connect with NOVA … Continue reading Veteran Peer Specialists Provide Advice and Support

Honor Flight with a Personal Connection

On September 21, members of the Alexandria Campus greeted World War II veterans participating in the Honor Flight program. The Campus participates in this community program several times throughout the academic year, but this flight was a little bit different. The father of Alexandria Campus Librarian Jane Maddan was one of 90 veterans on the flight that arrived from Alabama. Maddan’s father, Pete Leonardis, served … Continue reading Honor Flight with a Personal Connection