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National DNA Day Celebration April 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Northern Virginia Community College’s Manassas Campus will celebrate National DNA Day on Monday, April 23 with special guest speaker Rosana Hizon from the FBI Lab. (Please note: this event is for NOVA students only and not open to the public.)

10 a.m. to noon, Colgan Theater:

  • Welcome message:  Dean of Students Mark Kidd
  • DNA Day speech:  Student Sundas Raja
  • Guest speaker: Rosana Hizon, DNA Examiner, FBI Lab
  • DNA art contest award ceremony

Noon to 2 p.m., Mary Louise Jackson Amphitheater (weather permitting):

  • Live music
  • Hands-on DNA activities
  • Food, fun and games
  • Raffle for an  iPad

Manassas Campus, Northern Virginia Community College, 6901 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20109

Ia Gomez, igomez@nvcc.edu or 703-530-8255

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.