Dr. Susan F. Wood Speaks at the MEC for Women’s History Month

Dr. Susan F. Wood Speaks at the MEC for Women’s History Month

On March 22, in celebration of Women’s History Month, Dr. Susan F. Wood was the guest speaker at the Medical Education Campus (MEC). Wood is an associate professor of health policy and of environmental and occupational health at the George Washington University, and the executive director of the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health at the same institution. The focus of this long-time champion of women’s health … Continue reading Dr. Susan F. Wood Speaks at the MEC for Women’s History Month

“The Many Faces of Woman” on Display at Manassas

“The Many Faces of Woman” on Display at Manassas

“The Many Faces of Woman” is on display at the Manassas Campus through March 28 in honor of Women’s History Month. The exhibition features artwork and poetry by Kathleen Stark of Springfield, Virginia. “The paintings, assemblages and poetry in this show are about the many faces that women wear,” Stark said. “It has taken me 74 years to find out who I am as a … Continue reading “The Many Faces of Woman” on Display at Manassas

Manassas Welcomes Meredith Atwood for Women’s History Month

Manassas Welcomes Meredith Atwood for Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Manassas Student Life hosted Meredith Atwood, founder of Swim Bike Mom, on March 24. She spoke on “Why Forward Progress Matters.” Atwood’s message is about putting one foot in front of the other and pursuing your dreams – even when they seem impossible. She is a lawyer, wife, mother and four-time Ironman triathlete. She discussed how she does it … Continue reading Manassas Welcomes Meredith Atwood for Women’s History Month

NOVA and NBC4 Recognize Women Athletes

NOVA and NBC4 Recognize Women Athletes

NOVA and NBC4 (WRC-TV) celebrated Women’s History Month by recognizing NOVA’s female student athletes and their accomplishments, as well as the coaches who guide them to success. In a celebration ceremony on March 23 at the Annandale Campus’ newly-renovated Brault Building, President Scott Ralls recognized and commended the Women’s Cross Country team on not only being amazing athletic representatives of the College but also successful academically. Ralls … Continue reading NOVA and NBC4 Recognize Women Athletes

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

“Inspired by Women” on Display at Manassas

“Inspired by Women” on Display at Manassas

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Manassas Campus is hosting an art exhibition called “Inspired by Women,” with a reception to meet the artists scheduled for March 17 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., in the Colgan Hall gallery. The exhibition features art produced by women in a variety of styles and mediums. For example, Art Instructor Jessica Gardner (MA) fills her ceramic vessels with organic … Continue reading “Inspired by Women” on Display at Manassas

Manassas Women’s History Month Celebration Successful

The Office of Student Life sponsored the events and several faculty/staff members coordinated the festivities. One of the highlights of the month featured award winning poet Sonia Sanchez, who captivated the audience in Colgan Theater for almost two hours with her wit, historical experiences and prose. The celebration also included a Women’s History Chat & Chew series coordinated by Professor Chalet-Jean Baptist and the Office … Continue reading Manassas Women’s History Month Celebration Successful