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IHEP honors NOVA as a Champion of Access and Success

The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), an organization celebrating 20 years of promoting access to and success in higher education for all students, announced today Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) as a recipient of its inaugural IHEP Champions of Access and Success Awards.

Affordable Care Act Workshop at NOVA-Manassas

The community is invited to a free workshop about the Affordable Care Act on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 10 a.m. at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Honors Awards presented at NOVA-Manassas

The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College recently recognized recipients of the Honors Program ExxonMobil Awards, given to outstanding students in NOVA’s challenging Honors Program.

SkillSource at NOVA-Manassas is open for business

The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College recently recognized recipients of the Honors Program ExxonMobil Awards, given to outstanding students in NOVA’s challenging Honors Program.

Affordable Care Act Workshop at NOVA-Manassas

At 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host a free workshop about the Affordable Care Act presented by Young Invincibles and NOVA’s Global Learning Center.

NOVA-Annandale to host environmental & musical event

The Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is set to hold its popular Science Seminar/Lyceum event with an environmentally-themed concert and lecture on Friday, Nov. 22. This event is free and open to the public.

Virtual forum features student presentations on cyber security

Using a forum in the online, interactive program Second Life, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and CyberWatch are hosting a weeklong series of security awareness presentations that will be led by students and open to the public.

The Alexandria NOVA Band to play Halloween concert

Reva A. Savkar, associate professor of chemistry at Northern Virginia Community College’s Annandale Campus, has received the 2013 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).

33rd Annual Ghost Train at Burke Lake Park

Northern Virginia Community College and Burke Lake Park are hosting the 33rd annual Ghost Train Halloween community event at Burke Lake Park on Oct. 26 and Oct. 27

NOVA to host open house for military community

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) will host a college-wide open house for active-duty service members, veterans and family members on Nov. 9 at the Annandale Campus.

NOVA's Medical Education Campus welcomes Japanese delegation

Atsuko Muraki, Japan’s vice minister of health, labor and welfare, visited Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus (MEC) on Thursday to learn about the American community college system, workforce development and health education.

Community invited to Fall Festival at NOVA-Manassas

The community is invited to the inaugural NOVA Community Fall Festival and Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. The event is free and open to the public.

NOVA-Woodbridge Hosts 5K Run and Community Expo

Come and enjoy a day of health and family-fun activities at NOVA’s 5K Hustle 2 Health. Running enthusiasts can participate in a competitive 5K Run or those looking for a more relaxed activity can participate in the 1-Mile Fun Walk.

NOVA-Manassas hosting Brazilian students

Twenty-seven Brazilians are learning about the United States while studying at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

NOVA-Annandale to host Watershed Workshop

What The Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will be hosting a Watershed Workshop on Oct. 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ernst Community Cultural Center (CE Forum).

Movie Nights on the Lawn

The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will present a series of movies on Thursday evenings at the Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater.

NOVA and Virginia Hospital Center to offer Camp Med 2013

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and Virginia Hospital Center will partner again this year to offer middle school-aged students interested in healthcare, the opportunity to learn about various medical professions first-hand.

Summer Evenings under the Stars 2013

The Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater, located at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, will present a series of performances featuring international dance and music.

NOVA awarded prestigious cybersecurity education designation

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance 2-Year Education (CAE2Y) by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

New for fall: Sunrise College at NOVA-Manassas

Starting with the upcoming fall semester, the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will expand its course schedule with classes that begin at 6:30 a.m.

NOVA-Manassas offers free ESL class

Starting with the upcoming fall semester, the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will expand its course schedule with classes that begin at 6:30 a.m.

NOVA-Annandale announces new Fridays-only Degree Program

The Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) will offer a new Fridays-only Degree Program for students who are seeking a flexible and convenient option toward achieving an associate degree.

NOVA-Manassas faculty receive national honors

Six faculty members at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College were honored by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for outstanding contributions to teaching, leadership and learning.

Adult Career Pathways Open House at NOVA-Annandale

The Adult Career Pathways (ACP) program will host an open house for individuals interested in training for a new career or promotion on Wednesday, June 19 from 6-8 p.m. in the Ernst Cultural Center at the Annandale Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Training Futures opens at NOVA-Manassas

Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) officially opened Training Futures Manassas on May 30 with a ribbon cutting at its new location in Innovation Park Center, an extension of NOVA's Manassas Campus.

Grand Opening for Training Futures in Manassas

On May 30 at 9 a.m., representatives from Northern Virginia Family Service and Northern Virginia Community College will officially open a new site to expand the nationally recognized Training Futures program into Prince William County.

Part-time faculty wanted at NOVA-Manassas

If you are seeking a rewarding teaching position close to home, mark your calendar for the upcoming Adjunct Recruitment Fair to learn how you can become a part-time instructor at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Students invited to forensic whodunit at Biotech open house

Northern Virginia Community College's Biotechnology instructors invite junior and senior high school students and current NOVA students to take part in a forensic whodunit exercise using DNA analysis during a spring open house.

NOVA's math redesign leads to improved student success

An increasing number of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) students are completing their developmental math courses -- an indication that the College's decision to redesign its remedial education program is working.

Summer robotics camps coming to NOVA-Loudoun

Students from various grade levels are invited to participate in hands-on, robotics camps that focus on science technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts.

Winning writers honored at NOVA-Manassas

The winners of the 24th Annual Writing Contest at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College were honored at a ceremony that featured poet Laura Scott.

Biotech Week at NOVA-Manassas

On April 22, the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College celebrated the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA structure and the 10th anniversary of the Human Genome Project with a kickoff event for Biotech Week.

Fifth annual Climate Change Symposium at NOVA-Annandale

The Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host its fifth annual Climate Change Symposium on Monday, April 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the CE Forum. The event is free and open to the public.

U.S.-China Trade Expert to speak at NOVA-Woodbridge

Georgetown University Adjunct Professor Jeremy Haft will speak at Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge Campus on challenging the theory that America’s debt to China is a national security risk.

Lincoln: The Man and the Film at NOVA-Annandale

On March 28, the Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) will host “Lincoln: The Man and the Film,” in the Ernst Community Cultural Center, 8333 Little River Turnpike.

NOVA-Manassas honor society wins multiple awards

Chris Harte, Ximena Smith, Oleksandra Haleblian, Jamila Carter and Amber Myers represented the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College at the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society regional convention where they earned multiple awards.

NOVA-Manassas engineering student wins prestigious award

Syed Sarwar and Monica Mallini attended an awards banquet where Sarwar received first place in the Competition for Outstanding Young Engineer and Architect Research Papers sponsored by the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies.

Robert C. Bausch Receives Outstanding Faculty Award

Robert Bausch of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) has received the 2013 Outstanding Faculty Award, administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and sponsored by Dominion.

Adjunct Recruitment Fair at NOVA-Manassas

If you are seeking a rewarding teaching position close to home, mark your calendar for the upcoming Adjunct Recruitment Fair to learn how you can become a part-time professor at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

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