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2011 Press Releases

Inclement Weather Procedures for 2012

If inclement weather forces the cancellation of classes or requires a delay in the opening of the College, announcements will be made on the following local radio and TV stations.

Christine Holt named interim provost at NOVA-Manassas

Christine Holt has been named interim provost at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, taking over from Hortense Hinton who was appointed special assistant to NOVA's president.

NOVA joins nationwide effort to honor fallen service members

The Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) has joined a nationwide grassroots effort to honor American servicemen and servicewomen who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan during the past decade.

New Faculty at NOVA-Woodbridge

The Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College welcomed several new faculty members for the fall 2011 semester.

NOVA-Manassas welcomes new faculty

Eight people joined the faculty at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College at the start of the fall 2011 semester.

Paintings by Betsy Goin at NOVA-Manassas

Oil and acrylic paintings by Betsy Goin of Warrenton are currently on display at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Free symphony performance Aug. 27 at NOVA-Manassas

The Manassas Symphony Orchestra will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater at Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Road, Manassas.

Faculty Art Exhibit on Display at NOVA's Loudoun Campus

Northern Virginia Community College's Communication Design and Fine Arts faculty will present an open art exhibit beginning on Monday, August 15, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Waddell Art Gallery on the Loudoun Campus.

New Student Services Building Now Open

A new 90,000 square foot environmentally friendly Student Services building designed to improve student access opened on the Annandale Campus.

Free country dance show at NOVA-Manassas

The Country Steppers Dance Team will present a free show on Saturday, July 9 at the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater at Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Road, Manassas.

ExxonMobil Presents Employee Gift Match Check

On May 23, Community Relations Advisor Judy A. Hubka from ExxonMobil Corporation’s Public and Government Affairs office presented Exxon Mobil’s match of employee contributions to President Robert G. Templin, Jr.

Free writing craft talks and readings at NOVA-Woodbridge

The community is invited to enjoy free craft talks and readings presented by accomplished authors who will be in the area to participate in the Writers' Retreat at the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Students earn Honors Awards at NOVA-Manassas

On April 7, NOVA and Goodwill of Greater Washington hosted 10 workforce development professionals from community colleges and Goodwill organizations from around the country.

Academy Award nominee Mary Badham to appear at NOVA-Manassas

Former child actress Mary Badham, who played Jean Louise Scout Finch in the 1962 movie To Kill a Mockingbird, will discuss the film at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Academy Award nominee Mary Badham to appear at NOVA-Manassas

Former child actress Mary Badham, who played Jean Louise Scout Finch in the 1962 movie To Kill a Mockingbird, will discuss the film at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Quality Enhancement Plan Update

In order for the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) to successfully improve students' academic planning skills, a restructuring of academic advising is necessary.

Faces I Remember on display at NOVA-Manassas

Faces I Remember featuring paintings by Thom Ciarniello will be on display from March 15 to April 11 at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Chinese educators visit Northern Virginia Community College

A delegation of educators from the Shunyi District Education Commission of Beijing recently visited the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College to learn about American community colleges and how the two-year institutions fit into the higher education system.

Alexandria Campus Band Family Concert

The Alexandria Campus Band will present a family concert featuring the music of American composers on Friday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus.

NOVA students visit the General Assembly

A delegation of students and administrators from the Manassas and Woodbridge campuses of Northern Virginia Community College traveled to Richmond on Jan. 25 to discuss higher education issues with elected officials.

The Pound for Pound Challenge

Since July 2010, Jill MacDiarmid at the Manassas Campus has been a member of JillianMichaels.com. Michaels, of the hit TV show Biggest Loser, created a challenge for site members called make the change, be the change.

Free Training in Today's Hottest Career Field

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) has joined 83 other community colleges across the nation as a recipient of a grant received through the Office of the National Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services to provide expanded Health Information Technology training in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

NOVA Commended for Improved Graduation Rate

Achieving the Dream, a national nonprofit organization committed to helping more community college students succeed, recently congratulated Northern Virginia Community College for increasing its three-year graduation rate by four percentage points for first-time, degree-seeking students.

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