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Below are official college-wide blogs to inform NOVA students, faculty and staff of the most recent college updates in each of the respective areas. We invite you to check out all of our blogs and make comments or provide feedback. If you have a NOVA blog that's not listed here, let us know.

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Alexandria IconAcademic Success Center
Updates on tutoring and workshops offered at Alexandria's ASC.

Achieving the Dream
Shares data and ATD news and events.

Adult Career Pathways
Provides advice and guidance for ACP students.

American Culture & Language Institute 
Informs what ACLI is doing for ESL students from all over the world.

Adjunct Faculty Council
Shares great things adjuncts, full-time and classified staff are doing for adjuncts.

Admissions & Advising 
Helps students with NOVA's admissions and advising process.

AL Campus "New" Academic Building
Publishes construction updates.

AL Weekly 
Publishes weekly newsletter tailored to faculty and staff at the AL Campus.

Alexandria IT 
Provides tutorials from the IT Department.

Alexandria Campus Community Outreach 
Highlights events and courses offered on the AL Campus.

Alexandria Campus High School Outreach 
Provides details about NOVA's AL-Campus High School Outreach services and events.

Alexandria Campus Honors Program 
Explains what the Honors Program is at the AL Campus, how to apply, events, news and more.

Alexandria Campus Library 
Gives students, community members and the general public a behind-the-scenes look at the AL Campus Library.

Alexandria Campus Paralegal Studies Program 
Provides listings of Paralegal job and internship opportunities.

Alexandria Campus Testing Center 
Provides updates from the testing world.

Alexandria Campus Veterans & Military Student Resource Office 
Provides resources for Veterans and Military students.

Alexandria Faculty Adjunct Development Project 
Supports the Alexandria adjunct community.

Alumni Federation 
Shares NOVA alumni news and events.

Annandale Campus Library 
Gives students, community members and the general public a behind-the-scenes look at the AN Campus Library.

Automotive Department 
Provides updates from the Automotive Department on the AL Campus.

Communication Design 
Provides up-to-date info about AL and LO Communication Design programs.

Communication Matters 
Explores communication careers and provides resources to help students improve their speaking and presentation skills.

Features news and updates from the Office of Compliance and Risk Management.

Credit for Prior Learning 
Provides information on new credit for prior learning opportunities, CPL events, and upcoming SDV 298 PLACE portfolio development courses.

Dr. Hill's Provost Blog 
Messages from the WO Campus provost about the campus community and solicits their feedback.

ELI Common Reader Program 
Encourages discussion among participants in ELI's Common Reader program.

ELI's Spanish Language Program 
Features course descriptions and news for ELI's Spanish Language Program.

Features information for students enrolled in NOVA's distance learning program.

English Adjunct Program 
Features English adjuncts posting events and exchanging ideas and information.

Faculty and Staff Resource Center 
Assists in development of instructional materials, presentations, online/hybrid courses and websites.

Film Exposed 
Explores film and video courses offered at the WO Campus.

Financial Aid 
Shares news and updates about financial aid.

Financial Literacy 
Promotes awareness of personal financial management topics for college students.

The Gallery at NOVA Woodbridge 
Highlights current and upcoming exhibitions.

Grants Development 
Highlights educational funding sources.

Historic Preservation Program 
Shows events, course offerings, job opportunities and more for the Historic Preservation Program.

Health Information Technology Grant 
Provides updates on the Health eWorkforce Consortium.

Humanities at NOVA-Woodbridge 
Features events and news for the WO Campus Humanities program.

Instructional Support Services 
Shares instructional technologies and emerging Web 2.0 tools in teaching, learning and daily work.

Learning & Technology Resources
Features news, events and photos from LTR.

Loudoun Adjunct Faculty 
Features news, events and professional development opportunities for Loudoun Adjunct Faculty.

Loudoun Campus Open Computer Lab 
Features technology tips for NOVA students.

Loudoun Campus Tutoring Center 
Provides news, updates and student testimonials from the Testing Center.

Manassas Campus Library 
Gives students, community members and the general public a behind-the-scenes look at the MA Campus Library.

Medical Education Campus Library 
Informs NOVA students about a collection of nursing, allied health and consumer health resources.

The MEC Exchange 
Offers information about advising, counseling and student success at the MEC Campus.

Multicultural Week 
Offers information and schedules for NOVA's annual Multicultural Week.

NOVA Cybercenter 
Provides training for the next generation of cyberninjas.

NOVA Faculty Advising 
Provides a weekly resource on faculty advising.

The NOVA Institute for Public Service 
Promotes community projects, student learning about public policy-making and research on issues related to state and local politics.

NOVA's iPad Project
Information, tips and experiences of faculty and staff participating in NOVA’s iPad Project are featured on this blog.

NOVA Police Department 
Features safety tips, training and event announcements from the NOVA Police Department.

NOVA Serves 
Shares details about the annual event NOVA SERVES: 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance.

Provides news and resources from the NOVA Office of Student Mental Health and Behavior.

NOVA Web Updates 
Features updates about all major additions and changes to the NOVA website.

NOVA Women's Center 
Encourages discussion of gender equity issues.

OEM - Office of Emergency Management 
Provides official college information pertaining to emergency management issues.

Open Computer Center 
Features announcements and news about online education, productivity and more.

Pathway to the Baccalaureate 
Provides Pathway students a place to voice/share college life perspectives along with program updates and information.

Physics Department Blog 
Features news and updates from the AL Campus Physics Department.

Provides news and updates from NOVA's Purchasing Department.

Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center 
Lists all events taking place at the Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center.

Schlesinger Center - Fisher Gallery
Lists artist biographies, and all shows taking place at the Fisher Gallery in the Schlesinger Center.

Spanish Language & Culture 
Provides news and information related to Spanish language and culture from NOVA's AL Campus.

Spatial Matters 
Features news and events from NOVA's Geospatial Technology Department.

SySTEMIC Solutions 
Provides information about advanced technologies and preparation for STEM careers.

TAC Updates 
Offers information about technology training, guides, new technology and Blackboard upgrades.

Teaching & Learning Matters 
Provides tips and support for excellent teaching, advising and developing.

Teacher Education Program 
Explores the pathways to becoming a teacher.

Teaching Excellence 
Features updates from the VCCS Northern Regional Center for Teaching Excellence.

Features workshops offered by the AL Campus Office of Instructional Support and Development.

Technology Innovation Learning Teaching (TILT)
Features educational technologies that can be used in the classroom to engage students.

Theatre & Film Studies 
Provides information on courses and productions from the AN Theatre and Film program.

The Walrus 
Features current and past issues of the Walrus: The Creative Arts Journal of the WO Campus.

Woodbridge Campus Library 
Gives students, community members and the general public a behind-the-scenes look at the WO Campus Library.

Woodbridge Phase 3 
Provides updates about the latest construction projects on the WO Campus.

Woodbridge Campus Photography Program 
Features information about photography courses and degrees offered at the WO Campus.

Woodbridge Campus World Languages Department 
Features information about world language courses offered at the WO Campus.

Woodbridge TheatreAlive 
Provides information for updates, events and performances for the WO Campus Theatre.

Workforce Development 
Features class updates, news, events and other pertinent information about Workforce Development.


Intercom is the weekly online newsletter produced by and for Northern Virginia Community College faculty and staff. All NOVA employees are invited to submit items of interest for publish in Intercom. (Review the submission guidelines)

Intercom is posted on Mondays. When Monday is a holiday,Intercom is published on Tuesdays. To be placed on the email notification list or to submit material send an email to Intercom@nvcc.edu.

Please note: The Attachment section of Intercom includes important NOVA announcements.