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NOVA’s Medical Education Campus celebrates 10 years serving the region’s healthcare workforce needs

July 3, 2013 8:00 AM

What  

Northern Virginia Community College celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Medical Education Campus (MEC). The event will include the following speakers:

  • Brian Foley, provost, NOVA’s Medical Education Campus
  • Dr. Robert Templin, president, Northern Virginia Community College
  • Dr. Jerome Barrett, chairman of the Board, NOVA
  • Hon. George Barker, senator, VA-39th
  • Hon. Sharon Bulova, chair, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors
  • Dr. Belle Wheelan, president, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges; former president of NOVA (1998-2002)
  • Dr. Charlene Connolly, former provost, NOVA’s Medical Education Campus (1991-2007)

The Medical Education Campus opened in Springfield, Va. in 2003 and houses all of the colleges’ nursing and allied health programs. The campus offers degrees in nursing, dental hygiene, sonography, emergency medical services, health information management, medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy assistant, physical therapist assistant, radiography and respiratory therapy as well as dozens of medical non-degree certificates.

The campus partners with local jurisdictions such as Fairfax County, Arlington County, the City of Alexandria and Prince William County to offer first-responder recertification. The campus also works with the U.S. Park Police.

When                         

Monday, July 8, 2013 from 10 a.m. to noon

Where

NOVA-Medical Education Campus (MEC), 6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield, VA 22150, First Floor Forum 

Media Contact: Corey Byers | 703.425.5847 | CByers@nvcc.edu