Thursday, May 2, 2013
Registration starts May 3 at Northern Virginia Community College.
Fall is a distant thought amid the springtime beauty of Northern Virginia, but students should take note that registration for fall classes at Northern Virginia Community College begins in May. Registration starts May 3 for the community college’s fall semester, and students are encouraged to enroll early while the most choices are available. Online registration is open 24 hours a day at www.nvcc.edu, and personalized service is available at NOVA’s campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge. The Alexandria campus is located at 3001 N. Beauregard St. Students may register in May and not pay tuition until July 29. After that, tuition is due by 5 p.m. on the next business day after registering. Classes …
Monday, January 14, 2013
DASH is offering more frequent runs to school immediately.
Alexandria Transit Company, or DASH, announced that riders on the AT6 route will see more frequent service between the King Street Metro station and Northern Virginia Community College, effective immediately. This change will increase service from every 30 minutes to every 15 minutes in the morning and evening peak periods and improve schedule adherence, which has been affected by increasing ridership in recent years, according to DASH. New DASH Ride Guides are available on all DASH buses, the Alexandria Metrorail stations, the Alexandria Transit Store on Diagonal Road, the Ramsay House Visitor Center at King and Fairfax streets and City Hall. Electronic schedules are available online at www.dashbus.com. Interested in Alexandria? Sign up …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Wife of U.S. Senate candidate, former Gov. Tim Kaine, visits Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria campus.
Former Virginia First Lady Anne Holton toured science classrooms, visited a math lab and reviewed designs for a new arts building while speaking with students and faculty Friday afternoon at the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Holton, whose husband, former Gov. Tim Kaine, is a Democrat running for U.S. Senate, has spent the past month touring community colleges and other institutions of higher learning for the past month. Holton told Patch she was impressed with what she saw during Friday’s visit. “We’ve just been visiting all across the state looking at some of our great community colleges and higher ed facilities,” she said. “And they’re just part an important part of the economy, and my husband’s a big fan of …
Wife of U.S. Senate candidate, former Gov. Tim Kaine, visited Northern Virginia Community College’s Alexandria campus on Friday.
Former Virginia First Lady Anne Holton toured the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College Friday afternoon. Holton spoke with faculty and science and math students. She also reviewed plans for a new arts facility. Holton's husband, former Gov. Tim Kaine, is a Democrat running for U.S. Senate. Read a story about Friday's visit here.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
SySTEMic program has its roots in Manassas Park.
A science program born in the Manassas Park school division is growing and spreading its arms to other Northern Virginia Schools. A $1 million grant from the Virginia General Assembly is funding the expansion of Northern Virginia Community College’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiative. NOVA officials plan first to expand the program, called SySTEMic Solutions, into Loudoun County schools, but then extend into the Fairfax County, Alexandria and Arlington, according to a press release from the college. SySTEMic is a collaboration among employers, colleges and universities and secondary education school divisions to have more than 3,000 students preparing for STEM careers by the year 2015. Through SySTEMic, …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The governor signed 13 pieces of legislation into law that deal with human trafficking, protecting victims of domestic violence, and enhancing campus safety.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) signed into law 13 pieces of legislation Tuesday geared toward enhancing campus safety, protecting and supporting victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and other violent crimes, at the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College. The visit was part of his "Virginia: Growing Strong" statewide tour. The audience at the Ernst Cultural Center all stood as the governor was introduced by NOVA Community College President Dr. Robert Templin, Jr. before he addressed the audience. “As a father of five, human trafficking and crimes of sexual abuse are a parent’s worst nightmare,” McDonnell said to a crowd composed of 150 local elected officials, NOVA students and faculty, the Governor's Domestic …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
President Obama to Announce New Manufacturing Initiatives today.
Update 12:10 p.m.: Obama has left the campus and traffic is re-opening as usual around campus. Check back for reactions and a full recap of Obama's speech shortly. -- Update 11:58 a.m.: Obama concluded his speech by saying, "We are in a tough fight... to get past the crippling recession. Before this recession manufacturing had weakened. The answer is not to turn back. That's how we're going to win the fight." "These young people are excited," he said. -- Update 11:54 a.m.: Obama said we have to strengthen and rebuild the middle class. "Today we're announcing several new commitments by the private sector, colleges," Obama said. "Making it possible for 500,000 community college students to get industry-accepted crendentials for …