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Writing conference at NOVA-Manassas

The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host a free writing conference April 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. including lunch.

The event is targeted to educators but open to everyone. Registration is required at www.novamawritingconference2015.eventbrite.com.

Paul M. Rogers, senior scholar at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University, will discuss how writing is one of the most powerful tools available for thinking, expression, self-representation, reflection, communication and knowledge creation. 

Donald R. Gallehr, associate professor of writing and rhetoric at George Mason, will lead a workshop that will explore various forms of assessment, grading and feedback on student work.
Other workshops will feature special presentations from NOVA faculty members on ways to incorporate writing into the classroom.

NOVA-Manassas is at 6901 Sudley Road in Manassas and free parking will be provided for attendees. To learn more, go to www.novamawritingconference2015.eventbrite.com or email Chalet Jean-Baptiste at cjbaptiste@nvcc.edu.

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.