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Explore careers in health science at NOVA-MEC Open House, Nov. 5

Discover a plethora of careers available in the healthcare profession at Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus open house event on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9:30 a.m. until 12 p.m., at 6699 Springfield Center Drive in Springfield.

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Northern Virginia Community College’s mascot has a name. “I’m excited to announce that our NOVA Nighthawk will be known as Ace,” said President Scott Ralls. “Ace evokes many positive meanings, such as a person who excels or the highest score on an exam, and we believe the name fits our mascot perfectly.”

NOVA Alexandria Jazz Faculty to honor John Coltrane in annual recital

In celebration of what would have been John Coltrane’s 90th birthday, the Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria Jazz Faculty will pay tribute to the jazz pioneer and fellow saxophonist Julian “Cannonball” Adderley at the annual Jazz Faculty Recital at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 in the Tyler Building Music Recital Hall, Room 130, 4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria, Virginia.

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