NOVA and George Mason University (GMU) received the 2019 John N. Gardner Institutional Excellence for Students in Transition Award for their cutting-edge ADVANCE partnership.
NOVA selected Dr. Anne M. Kress as the College’s next president. Dr. Kress has 30 years of community college experience, spanning from her time at Florida’s Santa Fe Community College to her most recent position as president of Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY.
NOVA Police Chief Daniel Dusseau has been chosen for the 2019 Governor’s Honor Award for Administration Excellence.
NOVA is proud to announce the launching of a one-of-a-kind campaign to increase awareness around technology careers among K-12 students and their families.
Richard J. Ernst, a staple of Northern Virginia Community College for 30 years, passed away on Aug. 15 in Springfield, Va. He was 86 years old.
“Gabriel’s Revolt,” a film about an African-led insurrection against slavery in 1800 produced by NOVA students, faculty and staff is set to make its television premiere.
The United States Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) Comes to Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) to Share Insight and Data on Mass Attacks in Public Spaces
Dr. Lina Alathari, Chief of the Secret Service, National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC), shared her research and findings for the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center Mass Attacks in Public Spaces 2018 Conference, which opened with Dr. Annette Haggray, Provost of NOVA’s Alexandria Campus welcoming all and thanking everyone from the public, private, and government sectors for helping to keep our communities safe.
Bunny Greenhouse Was Featured on CBS ‘Whistleblower’ About Her Key Role Exposing Fraud in the Federal Government
The season finale of the CBS show ‘WHISTLEBLOWER’ aired on Friday, June 28, 2019, at 8 p.m. and featured Bunny Greenhouse, a NOVA adjunct faculty member. Greenhouse, a former chief contracting officer for the United States Army Corps of Engineers, testified before Congress in 2005 about irregularities in contracts between Halliburton and the federal government.
NOVA hosted NASA Astronaut Andrew Feustel for a presentation at the Alexandria Campus Center for Design, Media and the Arts, where he discussed his impressive career and experiences as an astronaut.
NOVA Student Recently Granted Political Asylum Receives Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship
NOVA student, Taima Al-Iriani, is one of 61 recipients of the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This highly competitive national scholarship will provide Al-Iriani with up to $40,000 annually for a maximum of three years to complete her bachelor’s degree.
NOVA Associate Professor Jill Mitchell has been selected for the 2019 Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Only one Virginia Community College System faculty member receives the award annually.
Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University plan to strengthen their ADVANCE partnership with plans to offer more than 75 degree pathways in Fall 2019, almost four times as many as currently offered in the inaugural year of the program.
NOVA celebrated nearly 90 students at the 47th Annual Student Recognition and SEAL Award reception.
The NOVA SEAL Awards honor the many talents and contributions of the College’s diverse community of scholars. Students are recognized who best exemplify the qualities of service, engagement, academics, and leadership. This includes community service involvement, campus club or organizational participation, outstanding academic achievement, and campus or community leadership.
While libraries contain physical books that are repositories of human knowledge, human beings themselves represent a living library of experience. Each individual’s story contributes a chapter to our collective understanding of the issues that unite and, increasingly, divide every member of our global community.
NOVA professor Dr. Grace Hwang and the Taiwanese Chamber Orchestra-DC (TCOD), a chamber orchestra group she belongs to, performed at the White House.
NOVA is proudly commemorating Black History Month with a series of special events and presentations. Celebrations began with a diversity conference at the Manassas Campus and conclude with a soul food dinner paying tribute to area police officers.
NOVA has recently announced Frances Villagran-Glover as the College’s new vice president of student services. She will be responsible for the overall planning, coordination and evaluation of all student services and programs. Villagran-Glover has more than 25 years of experience working with diverse student populations in K-16 settings and has a proven track record of creating strategies to improve student success, as well as expertise in management and implementation of organizational integrations.