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Holiday performances at the Ernst Center

Get into the holiday spirit by attending a performance at Northern Virginia Community College’s Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center at the Annandale Campus. Throughout the month of December, see performances by the Virginia Ballet and other local performance organizations.

Annandale Coin Show at the Ernst Center

For the last time in 2015, the Annandale Coin Show will give local numismatics the opportunity to network, view and discuss collectible coins from local groups and organizations. Supported by the American Numismatic Association Certification Service, the two-day event will include 90 tables featuring a wide variety of collectibles.

NOVA-Alexandria music ensembles to play Holiday Concert

The season of giving and holiday cheer is upon us. Celebrate the holiday season by listening to popular music of the season, including selections from George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, a beautiful Hanukkah piece called The Eighth Candle by Steve Reisteter and Christmas favorites such as “Sleigh Ride” by Leroy Anderson, “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” and “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” The musical event will feature the NOVA Alexandria Band, Jazz Ensemble and Community Chorus

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NOVA-Woodbridge to host Commonwealth Conference on Cyber and Education, Dec. 2

Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Sen. Mark Warner will be among the notable guests to highlight an important conference at Northern Virginia Community College’s Woodbridge Campus. The Commonwealth Conference on Cyber and Education 2015, a first-of-its-kind conference, will bring together government, private sector and educational representatives for candid discussion on opportunities and strategies for filling the cyber talent pipeline. The daylong event will be held on Wed., Dec., 2 in the brand new Regional Center for Workforce Education and Training at NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus, 15200 Neabsco Mills Rd., Woodbridge, Va. The event will also provide insight on emerging cyber trends and provide opportunities for networking and one-on-one conversations with Virginia's leading cyber schools. Agenda

Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, Northern Virginia Community College Students to Discuss Currency Redesign

Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will visit Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria Campus for a town hall-style conversation with students on currency redesign and the new $10 bill. During the event, students will have a discussion with the Secretary on which woman they would like to see honored and share their recommendations and ideas about how to feature the meaning of democracy on the next generation of notes.

Northern Virginia Community College Board to meet, Nov. 9

The Northern Virginia Community College Board will meet on Monday, Nov. 9 from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. in the President’s Dining Room of the Ernst Community Cultural Center at NOVA’s Annandale Campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. This will be an opportunity for NOVA’s new president, Dr. Scott Ralls, to share his perspectives following his first eight weeks at the college.

NOVA-Medical Campus to host Veterans Day Luncheon

Veterans, dependents and active duty military are invited to the Medical Education Campus of Northern Virginia Community College for a Veterans Day Luncheon in honor of those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

Fairfax Board of Supervisors celebrates NOVA’s 50th!

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday presented NOVA with a proclamation in honor of its 50th Anniversary. The presentation was read by Braddock District Supervisor John C. Cook, who sponsored the proclamation, and was given to NOVA College Board Chair Michael Wooten, President Scott Ralls, Board Member Jennifer McGarey and NOVA’s Director of Government Relations Dana Kauffman, who served on the Board of Supervisors from 1996 until 2007.


NOVA-Woodbridge hosts Frankenstein for Halloween

“Frankenstein,” written by Marjorie Bicknell, was inspired by novelist Mary Shelley’s classic thriller. David Tyson, assistant professor of communication studies and theatre arts at NOVA-Woodbridge, directs and designed the production. He said directing the production was a rewarding experience for him and for the cast of NOVA students and community members who contributed to the play.

NOVA-AN, Nova Online Student Life to host community volunteer fair, Oct. 5

The “Fall into Service” Community Volunteer Fair, a coordinated effort between the student life teams at NOVA-Annandale and the Extended Learning Institute, will help regional non-profits raise awareness of the services they offer and to recruit volunteers looking to support the community. In addition, it will encourage NOVA students to get involved and reinforce the importance of community service. The fair is open not only to NOVA students, faculty and staff, but to the public as well. The Annandale Campus “Quad” is located outside CF and CG buildings

IBM and Corporate America Supports You to Launch Veterans Employment Initiative at NOVA

Northern Virginia Community College partners with IBM, Corporate America Supports You (CASY), Virginia Department of Veterans and Defense Affairs and local veterans to launch a veterans employment initiative this Friday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. to help local veterans transition their military experience into high-skilled tech jobs.

Northern Virginia Community College Board to meet, Sept. 14

The Northern Virginia Community College Board will hold its semi-annual meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m., in NOVA’s Fairfax Administrative Center, 3922 Pender Drive, Room 121, Pender 4, Fairfax, Va.

NVCC Educational Foundation, Inc. celebrates NOVA’s 50th anniversary, incoming president at gala event, Sept. 9

Northern Virginia Community College and the NVCC Educational Foundation will host NOVA’s 50th Anniversary Gala on Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, Va. The gala will be the first public event at which NOVA’s new president, Dr. Scott Ralls, will speak. Ralls was previously president of the North Carolina Community College System, and he accepted the presidency of Northern Virginia Community College in June following the retirement of Dr. Robert G. Templin, Jr. last spring.

Presentation of artwork to NOVA-Manassas

On Friday, May 14 at 1 p.m., representatives from Didlake and the Manassas Lifelong Learning Institute will present a painting to the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College in appreciation of NOVA’s support of the two organizations.