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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 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.

ATD IconAchieving the Dream
Shares data and ATD news and events.

Adult Career Pathways IconAdult Career Pathways
Provides advice and guidance for ACP students.

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

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

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

Alexandria IconAL Campus "New" Academic Building
Publishes construction updates.

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

Alexandria IconAlexandria IT 
Provides tutorials from the IT Department.

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

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

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

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

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

Alexandria IconAlexandria Campus Testing Center 
Provides updates from the testing world.

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

Alexandria IconAlexandria Faculty Adjunct Development Project 
Supports the Alexandria adjunct community.

Alumni Federation IconAlumni Federation 
Shares NOVA alumni news and events.

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

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

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

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

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

Credit For Prior Learning IconCredit for Prior Learning 
Helps students turn their life experiences into college credit.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Financial Aid IconFinancial Aid 
Shares news and updates about financial aid.

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

Woodbridge IconThe Gallery at NOVA Woodbridge 
Highlights current and upcoming exhibitions.

Grants Development IconGrants Development 
Highlights educational funding sources.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NOVA CybercenterNOVA Cybercenter 
Provides training for the next generation of cyberninjas.

Global Studies IconNOVA & the World - The Global Studies & Programs 
Informs students about international scholarships and awards, study abroad opportunities and more.

Admissions & Advising IconNOVA Faculty Advising 
Provides a weekly resource on faculty advising.

NOVA Institute for Public Service IconThe 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 iPad Project IconNOVA's iPad Project
Information, tips and experiences of faculty and staff participating in NOVA’s iPad Project are featured on this blog.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Purchasing IconPurchasing 
Provides news and updates from NOVA's Purchasing Department.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teaching Education Program IconTeacher Education Program 
Explores the pathways to becoming a teacher.

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

Alexandria IconTech4Students 
Features workshops offered by the AL Campus Office of Instructional Support and Development.

Ed Tech and Training IconTechnology Innovation Learning Teaching (TILT)
Features educational technologies that can be used in the classroom to engage students.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Student Blog

The NOVAChronicle The NOVAChronicle
A collection of blogs written by students representing NOVA's six campuses and distance learning. The blogs offer current and future students a personal and unique perspective on college life.


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.

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. For a complete list of submission guidelines, click here.

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