Dr. Anne Kress sitting at a panel table with Neera Tanden, Miguel Cardona, and other college and university leaders.


NOVA Recognized in DoE Report on Increasing Diversity in Higher Ed.

White House Domestic Policy Council Director Neera Tanden, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and college and university leaders met Thursday, September 28th for an event highlighting the release of the Department of Education’s report, “Strategies for Increasing Diversity and Opportunity in Higher Education.” The report bolsters the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to advancing diversity and opportunity in higher education. NOVA was the only community college represented in this important discussion.

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Hannah Williams

From NOVA to Social Media Superstar: Salary Transparent Street Founder’s Resilience & Path to Success

This inspiring story tracks Hannah Williams, a high school student who felt left behind when her friends headed to four-year colleges. As it turned out, NOVA was precisely where she was meant to be.

April 19, 2024

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A Gift from the Heart: Woodbridge PTK Chapter Gives to Future Nighthawks

On Monday, April 1, NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus hosted a special ceremony to present a check to the NOVA Educational Foundation. Angel Pino, current member and incoming president of the Alpha Delta Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, offered a check in the amount of $5,000; the funds will establish a scholarship to support student travel to the Czech Republic for the Cinema program's study abroad session in Summer 2025.

April 17, 2024

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Portrait of Commencement Speaker JR Bontrager

Commencement Speaker

JR Bontrager, Commencement Speaker & Returning NOVA Student, Reflects on His Unique Journey

April 12, 2024

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JumpStart2NOVA Program Now Available for Summer 2024!

The JumpStart2NOVA program provides tuition-free summer college courses tailored for high school seniors who are considering attending NOVA. This is a unique opportunity to kickstart your college journey!

April 19, 2024

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NOVA Partners with Opportunity Scholars to Increase Access to Higher Ed and Critical Workforce Training 

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) President Anne M. Kress attended a signing event today, at the College’s Loudoun Campus to initiate an agreement between NOVA and Opportunity Scholars.

April 1, 2024

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23 Virginia Students Named Among This Year’s Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Semifinalists: Almost Half from NOVA

The Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Foundation just released its 2024 list of semifinalists for the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. On the list are 23 Virginia students — including 11 NOVA Nighthawks!  

March 20, 2024

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