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About Web Services & Digital Media

Web Services and Digital Media (WSDM) of Marketing and Communication is dedicated to promoting NOVA and keeping our many audiences informed through various Web platforms including NOVA's website, mobile site, mobile apps, social media and digital signage. In addition, WSDM provides assistance, support, coordination and consultation involving strategic communications and college-wide Web initiatives.

Our Responsibilities

The Web Communication and Digital Media Unit Is Responsible for:

  • Strategic leadership and supervision of the College’s official website, mobile site and digital and social media.
  • Development, implementation and reporting of website and electronic media feedback, evaluation and usage.
  • Development and maintenance of NOVA’s website, electronic media and coding development and maintenance standards.
  • Web-based online application development, implementation, and maintenance for the NOVA website, including development and implementation of online forms, registrations, surveys and reporting features.
  • Research and recommendations for appropriate interactive and digital tools to develop applications for the NOVA website and digital media.
  • Implementation and maintenance of other elements of the central Web-based service infrastructure, including the campus event calendar, email marketing service, newsfeeder service.
  • Maintenance and development of the campus, center, and college offices and department Web pages.
  • Development, posting and maintenance of online official college publications, including the Schedule of Classes, College Catalog, Faculty Handbook, Adjunct Faculty Handbook and Student Handbook.
  • Recommendations for ongoing enhancements to improve overall ease of navigation to increase site usage and effectiveness, including use of information and support materials, to ensure accessibility.
  • NOVA website content development, editing and revision, including the online college news and events and Intercom.
  • NOVA website copyright  and accessibility standards.
  • Development of strategies to optimize the NOVA official website to increase site traffic, time on site and competitiveness.
  • Maintenance of the Web Content Management System, Cascade Server.
  • Development, implementation, and maintenance of the College’s official social media tools, including NOVA on iTunes U, NOVAaccess on YouTube, NOVAaccess on Facebook, NOVAaccess on Twitter, LinkedIn, official NOVA blogs and other social media that are added.
  • Development and implementation of NOVA’s official podcasts.
  • Implementation and maintenance of the NOVA mobile site.
  • Establishment of contacts with vendors, agencies and organizations that may want to partner with NOVA for Web-based projects.
  • Consultations with units under Institutional Advancement and other areas of management to leverage Web marketing, maintain the College identity and coordinate major promotional campaigns.
Service Level Agreements


Cathy Simpson
Associate Vice President
Internal Communications & Web Services
csimpson@nvcc.edu | wsdm@nvcc.edu

Tony Vu
College-Wide Web Manager
tvu@nvcc.edu  | wsdm@nvcc.edu

Kimberly Evering
College-Wide Web Content & Social Media Manager
kevering@nvcc.edu | wsdm@nvcc.edu

Steven Suh
Web Design/Development, Lead

Robert Brown
Digital Media Production Coordinator
rbrown@nvcc.edu | wsdm@nvcc.edu

Damon Green
Web Design/Development, Lead

Sofia Moody
Digital Media Production

Angela Manning
Web Design/Development

Heather Witmer
Internal Communications

James Murphy
Web Design/Development

Sam El-Aker
Web Content Specialist

Judy Zhou
Applications Production, Lead

Yideneku Tigabu
Web Design/Web Applications

Part-Time Staff

Hemant Baidwan
Web Design/Development

Daniela Sinner
Web Design/Development

Raymund Abeleda
Web Communication

Alison Nooks
Intercom Editor