Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is establishing a competitive esports program affiliated with the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE). NOVA joins over 80 colleges and universities in the United States, and is the first public institution in Virginia to recognize esports at the varsity level.
In an effort to stream-line and guarantee the acceptance of transferrable college credits and to reduce higher education expenses, Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University have partnered to assist students seamlessly transfer from NOVA to complete a four-year degree through an innovative and collaborative program named ADVANCE.
A team of four students from Northern Virginia Community College are one of 10 finalists to participate in the fourth annual Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC), sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
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Diverse Issues in Higher Education
A new report from the Working Students Success Network (WSSN) describes some of the barriers that low-income students face and identifies practices that can make a significant impact on student success.