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Northern Virginia Community College's Ribbon Cutting of the Institution's State of the Art Fabircation Laboratory "Fab Lab" Starts with a week-long set of Community Events  

January 29, 2020

On January 13, 2020, Northern Virginia Community College opened the doors to a state-of-the-art engineering technology Fabrication Laboratory. The week-long event kicked off with a prestigious ribbon-cutting to thank members of the institution's partners in the business and legislative community for the support of engineering technology programs. 

Northern Virginia Community College and the Northern Virginia Technology Council Release New Workforce Research Report

December 18, 2019

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) released a new report, “Northern Virginia IT Workforce Succession Planning Best Practices,” examining regional information technology (IT) employers’ best practices in talent attraction, management, and retention.;

Governor Northam Unveils Tuition-Free Community College Program for Low- and Middle-Income Students at Northern Virginia Community College

December 12, 2019

Governor Ralph Northam today at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) announced his proposed budget will include $145 million over the biennium to make tuition-free community college available to low- and middle-income students who pursue jobs in high-demand fields. The Governor’s “Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back” initiative, or “G3” program, will provide financial support to cover tuition, fees, and books for eligible students at the Commonwealth’s two-year public institutions.

NOVA Foundation Announces New Board Members

December 6, 2019

The NOVA Educational Foundation (NOVA Foundation) is proud to announce the appointment of six (6) new Board members, effective October 30, 2019. The NOVA Foundation, through its donors, funds more than 350 scholarships, emergency aid and a range of academic programs and student services throughout the College's six campuses and NOVA Online.

Northern Virginia Community College in Partnership With the Northern Virginia Technology Council Announces Scholarship at a Veterans Day Breakfast

November 13, 2019

On November 10, 2019, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) hosted a Veterans Day Breakfast, which honored its student, faculty, and staff population of current and former servicewomen and men. The event took place at the Ernst Center on NOVA’s Annandale Campus at 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003.

Dr. Anne M. Kress Hired to Become President of Northern Virginia Community College

October 9, 2019

Dr. Glenn DuBois, chancellor of Virginia's Community Colleges, announced today that Dr. Anne M. Kress, currently of Rochester, New York, will become the next president of Northern Virginia Community College. She will assume the role at the beginning of 2020.


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