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2012 Press Releases

Filmmaking discussion at NOVA-Woodbridge

On Nov. 30 at 6:30 p.m., local filmmakers Paul Awad, Lucy Gebre-Egziabher, Kathryn O’Sullivan and John Poague will discuss filmmaking in the theater at the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 15200 Neabsco Mills Road in Woodbridge.

NOVA earns additional CNSS accreditation

Northern Virginia Community College’s cyber security certificate program has again received formal accreditation from the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS).

Alexandria Celebrates Campus Community's Commitment to Serve

April Brisky, Ia Gomez and Michael Sibilo attended the National Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference in Washington, D.C., where Brisky and Sibilo were recognized by the National Science Foundation with the Award for Excellence.

Sharing the Fulbright Experience From Russia

A recent issue noted that Associate Professor Phillip Imel (AN; Accounting) was awarded a Fulbright award for the 2012-2013 academic year and he is teaching at Urals University of Economics in Yekaterinburg, Russia, from September 2012 until June 2013.

Veterinary Technology Open House on Oct. 17

The veterinary technology program at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will hold a free Open House on Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m.

NOVA receives $12 million grant from Department of Labor

Consortium leader and fiscal agent, Northern Virginia Community College, has received a grant of $12,296,029 from the U.S. Department of Labor to develop new, employer-driven career pathways with stackable credentials in the four STEM occupations.

Still time to take classes at Northern Virginia Community College

Registration is taking place now for an eight-week session that begins on Oct. 17 at Northern Virginia Community College. Students may enroll 24 hours a day at www.nvcc.edu or in person at one of NOVA’s six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield or Woodbridge.

New faculty at NOVA-Woodbridge

The Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College welcomed several new faculty members for the fall 2012 semester, including a NOVA graduate who returned to teach.

New faculty at NOVA-Loudoun

The Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College welcomed several new faculty members for the fall 2012 semester, including a NOVA graduate who returned to teach after earning a doctorate degree.

NOVA-Manassas welcomes new faculty

Six people joined the faculty at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College at the start of the fall 2012 semester.

NOVA Expands Online Learning Program

The Extended Learning Institute at Northern Virginia Community College offers more online learning programs than any other public higher education institution in Virginia.

NOVA ranks #1 for associate degrees awarded

Northern Virginia Community College awards the most associate degrees when compared to other two-year institutions, according to a new report by Community College Week.

Fiji Study Abroad Program With NOVA and Cousteau

This summer, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is offering a study abroad course in Fiji exploring marine and terrestrial ecology, sustainable living, cultural values and environmental science across the curriculum.

NOVA Lacrosse Inks Hayfield Lacrosse Standout Terry Yarbrough

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) men’s lacrosse coach Tony LePore announced that former Hayfield Secondary School standout Terry Yarbrough signed a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Letter of Intent on Tuesday, May 15.

NOVA Athletics announces first signing class

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) women's volleyball coach Marcus Robinson will ink the inaugural signing of four-student athletes to letters of intent to play for one of the nation's newest intercollegiate athletic programs.

NOVA professor Gail Rebhan selected for NEH summer program

Gail Rebhan, a professor at Northern Virginia Community College's Woodbridge Campus, has been selected from a national applicant pool to attend one of six NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops as a NEH Summer Scholar.

NOVA professor writes award-nominated Western Web series

Thurston the online Western drama series written and co-produced by Kathryn O’Sullivan, has been nominated for three Indie Soap Awards. O’Sullivan is head of the Theatre Program at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA).

Warren Perry to Speak at Lyceum Event

Warren Perry will give a speech titled Echoes of Elvis: The Cultural Legacy of Elvis Presley at the CE Forum of the Annandale Campus.

NOVA Women's Basketball wins VCCS Championship

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) women’s basketball team won the 2012 Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Championship by defeating Southside Virginia Community College, 48-26.

Domestic Violence Seminar at Woodbridge

On March 13 at 6 p.m., Peggy Sullivan will discuss domestic violence in the theater at the Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

NOVA students visit General Assembly

Students and administrators from the Manassas and Woodbridge campuses of Northern Virginia Community College traveled to Richmond recently to discuss higher education issues with elected officials

President Obama Visits NOVA

The February 13 presidential speech took place in the Ernst Community Cultural Center at NOVA’s Annandale Campus.

Future educators meet General Assembly legislators

Bilkisu Goni of Centreville and Ty Jones of Manassas discussed education issues with Sen. Charles J. Colgan and Del. Jackson H. Miller on Virginia Education Association Lobby Day, Jan. 23