Category: NOVA

Creating a Culture of Care

New NOVA program aims to help students with tuition, housing and textbook costs BY ROGER HINCAPIE, STAFF WRITER NOVA Community College is focusing on an entirely new approach to what students know as student services. In a previous interview with…

NOVA Calendar April 15-21

Monday, April 15 Spring Fling:  NOVA Spirit Day.  NOVA’s Alexandria campus is hosting NOVA spirit day in the Bisdorf cafeteria and courtyard from noon to 5 p.m. There will be an opportunity to make your own name art design and…

NOVA Calendar April 8-14

Monday, April 8 Radford University Admissions Visit: Radford University is visiting NOVA’s Alexandria campus, and will be holding an information table from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the student services center in the Bisdorf Building. UVA Admissions Visit (BIS…

NOVA Community College looking for new college president

NOVA elects interim president after former president, Scott Ralls, left in March BY ROGER HINCAPIE Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is going through the process of selecting a new president for the upcoming year as Dr. Scott Ralls, who was…

Cultural Diversity among  NOVA Students

A look into the impact of sharing one’s culture on a college campus BY ZULFIKAR BELAL How proud do you feel when you introduce your country and culture to diverse multicultural students on campus? If classrooms are filled with diverse…

NOVA Calendar March

Monday, March 25 NOVA’s Woodbridge Campus is holding a seminar on the “City of Joy” documentary. It is hosted by LeeAnn Thomas and Daisy Lung at the Lakeside Theater, from 4 to 7 p.m. Shantay Robinson, the writer and documentarian…

The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Mason students create platform to help students buy and sell their textbooks BY ROGER HINCAPIE, CONTRIBUTOR What comes to your mind when you think about entrepreneurs? You probably recall the people who have made millions with their companies, and even…

Empowering Women One Speaker At a Time

NOVA will host the 2019 VISION conference on International Women’s Day BY ROGER HINCAPIE, NOVA CONTRIBUTOR In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), will be hosting the VISION 2019 event, which will…

NOVA CAMPUS CALENDAR March 4-10, 2019

ALEXANDRIA (#ALcampus) Wednesday– S.E.A.S. Workshop Series:  Chill Out! Dealing with Academic Success. For students struggling to complete their schoolwork and overwhelmed with stress, head over to this workshop at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on NOVA’s Alexandria campus in the…

The International Students of NOVA

BY ROGER HINCAPIE, NOVA CONTRIBUTOR Since July 2018, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) has been hosting 30 students coming from 12 different countries around the globe as part of the Community College Initiative Program (CCI). This year the CCI program,…