Volunteers for New Adjunct Orientation

The fall New Adjunct Orientation is scheduled for Wednesday, August 17 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm in LR 274.  We are hiring quite a few new adjunct faculty for the upcoming fall semester so I’ll need some help meeting and greeting, conducting small group tours, and answering questions that evening.

Please contact Sandi Nicholson at 703-450-2613 or by email at// // snicholson@nvcc.edu if you would like to help out that evening.  Volunteers will need to arrive by 5:30.  Volunteers can leave as early as 8:00 pm if that will make the time more manageable.

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APDD Fall 2016 Registration

Registration is now underway for Loudoun’s fall Adjunct Professional Development Day scheduled for Saturday, August 20, 2016. Please be sure to open the attached document, which has the workshop descriptions, before you follow this link to register for the workshops.  (Only the names of the workshops are included in the registration link): http://goo.gl/forms/8PfeYZ6xAkifNwd22

Please note that gift cards will be given to adjunct faculty who attend (but not to full-time faculty or staff). Lunch will be provided to all attendees.

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From the Provost’s Desk – This Professor Enrolled as an Undercover Student

For some interesting reading on a quiet summer day from the Chronicle of Higher Education, please click on the following link:

https://shar.es/1dBVel

Mike Cross describes what motivated him, what secrets he learned, and how hard many community-college students have it.

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Julie Leidig, Provost

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Library Drop-In Session TODAY 1:00 – 3:00 PM

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The “Human Element” in Our Online Classes

How to Keep the Human Element in Online Classes?

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2016-04-27-how-to-keep-the-human-element-in-online-classes.

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NOVA MEC Annual Walk for Life & Health Fair

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Multicultural Awareness Week

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My Story event

The Partner’s club whose mission is to promote disability awareness on campus and to assist with helping students with disabilities to connect with their peers on campus is hosting My Story event.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 13 3:30 – 4:30 in LW 118.

“My Story” will begin with some Loudoun campus students with disabilities sharing their personal stories about the challenges and triumphs they face as students, followed by a Q & A session and then ending with some yummy pizza.

There will be a sign-in sheet so that we can notify any instructors of their students’ attendance in case you want to give extra credit to your students in a related course.

For questions, contact Sandi Nicholson, Assistant Dean, Partner’s Club Advisor, NOVA’s Loudoun campus, 703-450-2613

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Leadership Institute: Stress Less Workshop

Don’t let stress get you down! Learn how to successfully manage stress in an interactive workshop … just in time for the end of the semester!

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Ashleigh Tillman, M.Ed, Student Life Specialist

Office of Student Life – Loudoun Campus

O: 703-450-2616

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Call for proposals for Aug APDD

Planning for our August 20 Loudoun Adjunct Professional Development Day is underway.  As always, we appreciate your willingness to share your knowledge and skills with our adjuncts in the way of leading a professional development workshop for APDD.  Whether it be promoting student success, building meaningful curriculum, building student or professional relationships, or another appropriate professional development topic, we welcome your proposals for workshops at this time.

Full-timers,  keep in mind that presenting at APDD can serve to meet your APPDO requirements.

Please send the title for your proposed workshop along with a description in 50 words or less to snicholson@nvcc.edu

The deadline for submitting a proposal is April 11.

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, August 20 for APDD.  Thank you!

Sandi Nicholson, Assistant Dean, Physical Education Program,  NOVA’s Loudoun campus, 703-450-2613

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