Manassas and Woodridge Visit Summit Point Training Facility

Manassas and Woodridge Visit Summit Point

Dr. Victoria Hill-Megginson, Manassas Campus administration of justice faculty, orchestrated a field trip for students in the criminal justice program at NOVA. The trip was to Summit Point Training Facility on October 27. About 25 students attended from both the Manassas and Woodbridge campuses with the collaborative efforts of Woodridge Assistant Dean and Professor Lisa Baker. Four professors attended – Hill-Megginson, Baker, Professor Kim Crawford and Professor Dennis … Continue reading Manassas and Woodridge Visit Summit Point

Woodbridge Hosts Military Appreciation Day

Woodbridge Hosts Military Appreciation Day

In honor of those who have and are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces, the Woodbridge Campus hosted a Military Appreciation Day on November 8. NOVA’s Office of Military and Veterans Services (OMVS) has continuously assisted active duty service members, veterans and family members to achieve their education and career goals. “NOVA is one of the largest veteran colleges in the country,” said … Continue reading Woodbridge Hosts Military Appreciation Day

Leave Sharing Request

A College Staff (CS) member at the Woodbridge Campus has requested to participate in the leave sharing program. If you would like to donate leave hours, please access the Leave Sharing Program Donor Form online. Please print, complete and fax the form to Human Resources at 703.323.3155. Leave must be donated in eight-hour increments and only annual leave may be donated. If you need other … Continue reading Leave Sharing Request

Inaugural Advancing Classified Excellence Conference a Success

Inaugural Advancing Classified Excellence Conference a Success

The inaugural Advancing Classified Excellence (ACE) Conference took place on October 9 at the new Workforce Regional Center in Woodbridge, Va. There were nearly 300 staff in attendance at the event. Early responses indicate the event was a success in recognizing, developing and inspiring classified staff. The plenary speaker, Sonia Aranza, was well received and had employees thinking seriously about diversity issues important to NOVA. … Continue reading Inaugural Advancing Classified Excellence Conference a Success

NOVA Publishes Students’ Creative Works on Diversity and Feminism

NOVA Publishes Students’ Creative Works on Diversity and Feminism

Within the walls of their ENG 273: Women in Literature classroom, a total of 22 students at the Woodbridge Campus composed essays, poems and short stories to celebrate diversity and feminist ideology. What started off as a final project, has now developed into a testimonial compilation, “Stolen Tongues: A Women in Literature Class Anthology.” In spring 2017, Woodbridge Assistant Professor of English Indigo Eriksen began … Continue reading NOVA Publishes Students’ Creative Works on Diversity and Feminism

Woodbridge to Host “An Evening With Edgar Allen Poe”

The NOVA Players of the Woodbridge Campus will host the theatrical production of “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe,” at the Black Box Theatre. Show dates are October 26 to 28 and November 2 to 5 at 7:00 p.m., with matinees October 26 at 10:00 a.m. and November 5 at 3:00 p.m. “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe” by Robert Mason and “Poe Connectives” is … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host “An Evening With Edgar Allen Poe”

Woodbridge to Host “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe”

The NOVA Players of the Woodbridge Campus will host the theatrical production of “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe,” at the Black Box Theatre. Show dates are October 26 to 28 and November 2 to 5 at 7:00 p.m., with matinees October 26 at 10:00 a.m. and November 5 at 3:00 p.m. “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe” by Robert Mason and “Poe Connectives” is … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe”

Woodbridge to Host “An Evening With Edgar Allen Poe”

The NOVA Players of the Woodbridge Campus will host the theatrical production of “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe,” at the Black Box Theatre. Show dates are October 26 to 28 and November 2 to 5 at 7:00 p.m., with matinees October 26 at 10:00 a.m. and November 5 at 3:00 p.m. “An Evening with Edgar Allen Poe” by Robert Mason and “Poe Connectives” is … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host “An Evening With Edgar Allen Poe”

NOVA Participates in the 16th Latino Festival in Manassas

NOVA Participates in the 16th Latino Festival in Manassas

On September 24, NOVA Manassas and Woodbridge campuses joined Info Realty, Fresh World, Republic Services, El Imparcial, City Lending, American Disposal Services and Campos International Group as sponsors of the 16th annual Latino Festival held at the Harris Pavilion in Old Town Manassas. More than 1,000 attendees from the local area participated in the festivities where food, games, prizes and musicians celebrated the rich and … Continue reading NOVA Participates in the 16th Latino Festival in Manassas

Registration Is Open for the ACE Conference for Classified Staff

Registration Is Open for the ACE Conference for Classified Staff

The Advancing Classified Excellence (ACE) Conference for classified staff is Monday, October 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training, 2675 College Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191. Register before September 28 to reserve your spot. All classified staff should have received an email with registration information. If you are a classified staff and did not receive an email … Continue reading Registration Is Open for the ACE Conference for Classified Staff

NOVA and Prince William Police Discuss Positive Community Interactions

NOVA and Prince William Police Discuss Positive Community Interactions

In an effort to further develop positive relationships among citizens and local law enforcement, NOVA Police and the Prince William County Police Department partnered to host a free community-relations training session, “Safe Passage Home: Simulations and Discussion of Citizen-Police Interactions.” The event was held on September 9 at the Woodbridge Campus’ Lakeside Theatre.  Members of the community, along with NOVA students, faculty and staff attended … Continue reading NOVA and Prince William Police Discuss Positive Community Interactions

Woodbridge Presents Motivational Student Talk: "If I Could Turn Back Time"

Woodbridge Presents Motivational Student Talk: “If I Could Turn Back Time”

On April 3, Assistant Professor Megan Davies hosted a presentation titled, “If I Could Turn Back Time” in the Woodbridge Campus Lakeside Theater. The focus was to consider what could have been done differently if you could relive something from your past. Three NOVA graduates, Kelly Goheen, Christine Delude Shriner and Janice Riley shared their stories to motivate students. Current NOVA students were able to … Continue reading Woodbridge Presents Motivational Student Talk: “If I Could Turn Back Time”

Two NOVA Students named Jack Kent Scholars

Two NOVA Students Named 2017 Jack Kent Cooke Scholars

NOVA is pleased to announce that two 2017 graduates, Martha Gizaw and Amanullah Waheed, have been awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship provides up to $40,000 per year for tuition, books, living expenses and required fees for the final two to three years necessary to earn a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. Gizaw and Waheed … Continue reading Two NOVA Students Named 2017 Jack Kent Cooke Scholars

Woodbridge Honors First WISE Cohort

Woodbridge Honors First WISE Cohort

On April 20, Women in Search of Excellence (WISE) held an end-of-year recognition ceremony for its first cohort of members at the Woodbridge Campus. WISE is a mentoring program that supports the educational success and leadership abilities of students. Several WISE members and NOVA faculty and staff were honored for their commitment and academic achievements. The accomplishments of WISE members have made a significant impact … Continue reading Woodbridge Honors First WISE Cohort

Woodbridge Hosts Nationwide Hackathon

Woodbridge Hosts Nationwide Hackathon

Approximately 308 students from various colleges, universities and high schools across the country gathered on the Woodbridge Campus to participate in the second annual Innovation Hackathon event, held at the Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training (RCWET) on April 21 to 23. Innovation Hackathon, a 36-hour-long competition offered hands-on experience to students interested in cybersecurity and secure coding methods. Participants came prepared for the … Continue reading Woodbridge Hosts Nationwide Hackathon

Speak Up 2017 at the Woodbridge Campus

The Communication Studies and Theatre Department at the Woodbridge Campus had the pleasure of hosting the fourth annual Speak Up competition on April 13. This event welcomed students from various academic backgrounds to compete in the categories of speech and original performance poetry. The prize winners for the category of speech included Wendy Caicedo (first), Michael O’Halloran (second), Muneeza Syed (third) and Jennifer Allen (honorable mention). … Continue reading Speak Up 2017 at the Woodbridge Campus

Woodbridge Opens New Assistive Technology Testing Room

Woodbridge Opens New Assistive Technology Testing Room

The Woodbridge Campus is offering a newly designed assistive technology testing lab to accommodate disabled students in need of adequate testing facilities. The fully-equipped lab will be used as a resource to ensure academic success for students with visual, hearing and mobility impairments. An official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Tuesday, March 28 at 2:00 p.m. Last year, Woodbridge Learning and Technology Resources Dean … Continue reading Woodbridge Opens New Assistive Technology Testing Room

Woodbridge to Host Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions Event

In an effort to facilitate a mutual understanding of safety among citizens and law enforcement, NOVA Police and the Prince William County (PWC) Police Department will host an informative training, “Safe Passage Home: Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions” on Saturday, March 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus Lakeside Theatre. This event is free and open to the general public. “Safe Passage … Continue reading Woodbridge to Host Perspectives on Citizen-Police Interactions Event

WISE and MAN UP Visit U.S. Capitol for Private Viewing of “Hidden Figures”

WISE and MAN UP Visit US Capitol for Private Viewing of “Hidden Figures”

NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus student mentoring and leadership programs, Women in Search of Excellence (WISE) and MAN UP attended a private screening of the film, “Hidden Figures” on February 15. The event was hosted by United States Senators Mark Warner, Tim Kaine, Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Representative Bobby Scott at the United States Capitol. Over 200 individuals from community groups, student and nonprofit organizations across the … Continue reading WISE and MAN UP Visit US Capitol for Private Viewing of “Hidden Figures”

Anderson Honored for Helping Cardiac Arrest Victim at Metro Station

Anderson Honored for Helping Cardiac Arrest Victim at Metro Station

Debra Anderson, a biology and health science adjunct instructor at the Woodbridge Campus, was one of two individuals honored on February 7 by Alexandria Fire Chief Robert C. Dubé, Metro General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld and Metro Transit Police Chief Ron Pavlik for saving the life of a cardiac arrest victim at the Braddock Road Metro Station in Alexandria. On January 31 at approximately 9:30 … Continue reading Anderson Honored for Helping Cardiac Arrest Victim at Metro Station

Woodbridge and GW Hosts Pathways to Technology Careers Forum

Woodbridge and GW Host Pathways to Technology Careers Forum

NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus and the George Washington University (GW) hosted the Academic Pathways to Technology Careers forum on January 28. Current and prospective students interested in a career in IT, information systems technology or integrated information, science and technology were invited to join NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus and the GW to explore the skills and capacities the IT industry looks for in student interns and employees. … Continue reading Woodbridge and GW Host Pathways to Technology Careers Forum

Woodbridge Students Donate 3-D Tactile Books to Elementary School

Woodbridge Students Donate 3-D Tactile Books to Elementary School

Two members of the Woodbridge Campus’ 3-D Printing Club, Anthony Salas and Kareem Omeish, went to Occoquan Elementary School to donate a series of tactile books to a fourth grade student who is learning to read Braille. The physical design of the books was downloaded from the internet and produced in the Woodbridge 3-D Technology Innovation Lab. The books were donated to help fulfill the … Continue reading Woodbridge Students Donate 3-D Tactile Books to Elementary School

Artist Heloisa Escudero’s Exhibit at Woodbridge

Artist Heloisa Escudero’s Exhibit at Woodbridge

NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus will showcase its first art exhibit of the spring 2017 semester, “You are in Control,” with artist Heloisa Escudero. The exhibit will run through February 10 in The New Gallery for Contemporary Art at 2645 College Drive in Woodbridge, Va. Interested in conceptually-based art and human behavior, Escudero’s interactive drawings and performance installations initiate a reaction that provokes curiosity in what she describes … Continue reading Artist Heloisa Escudero’s Exhibit at Woodbridge

NOVA Hosts Prince William County Adult Education Teachers

NOVA’s Workforce Development Career Pathways team hosted 42 Prince William County adult education teachers at the Woodbridge Campus Workforce Development Regional Center on January 5. This event was the first of its kind. Adult education teachers were trained on the basics of advising students on workforce classes geared towards in-demand credential attainment. The purpose of the training was to provide educators with in-depth labor market … Continue reading NOVA Hosts Prince William County Adult Education Teachers

Academic Pathways to Technology Careers Forum

Current and prospective students interested in a career in IT, information systems technology or integrated information, science and technology are invited to join NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus and the George Washington University on January 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Academic Pathways to Technology Careers forum to explore the skills and capacities the IT industry looks for in student interns and employees. Faculty and staff from GW and … Continue reading Academic Pathways to Technology Careers Forum