[4 Apr 2015 | No Comments | ]
Mistakes as a Youth Don’t Have to Close Doors to Va. State Jobs

“This is a responsible approach that keeps initial background checks for sensitive jobs in state government while ensuring that a youthful mistake or wrong decision doesn’t close the doors of opportunity for a lifetime.”

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[4 Apr 2015 | No Comments | ]
Mistakes as a Youth Don’t Have to Close Doors to Va. State Jobs

“This is a responsible approach that keeps initial background checks for sensitive jobs in state government while ensuring that a youthful mistake or wrong decision doesn’t close the doors of opportunity for a lifetime.”

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Featured, Off Campus, Web Features »

[30 Mar 2015 | No Comments | ]
Radford University President Retires

“Penny Kyle’s energy and persistence have been a positive force in the New River Valley, and her leadership has impacted the lives and careers of thousands of young people who have earned a Radford University degree.”

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comments | ]

Heading to Katsucon for some cosplay? If you’re planning on wearing or buying decorative contact lenses, look out for unsafe ones.

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Awards_Scholarships, Featured, Headline »

[21 Dec 2014 | No Comments | ]
Raising Ambitions: The Challenge in Teaching at Community Colleges

Among trajectories for community college students, Mr. Rifino’s path is decidedly out of the ordinary. Of the full-time students who started at LaGuardia in 2008, as he did, less than 17 percent graduated within three years. Only a quarter of LaGuardia students complete their associate degree in six years, a figure that is high for urban community colleges.

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Alexandria, Awards_Scholarships, Featured, Headline, Manassas »

[3 Dec 2014 | No Comments | ]
2 NOVA Students Chosen as Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise

Two students at Northern Virginia Community College have been selected as 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholars. Each will receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

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Featured, Headline, Thoughts »

[28 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
College Newspaper Responds to Letter to Students About How Not to Get Raped

Though precautions are beneficial, we must remember that sober victims also exist. Correlation and causation differ greatly; this correlation between the two factors — alcohol consumption and sexual assault — does not mean that one causes the other. Addressing it alongside sexual misconduct without explicitly underscoring this distinction runs the risk of victim-blaming by insinuating that these atrocities would not have happened had they been sober.

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]

Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced additional appointments to his administration, including a NOVA employee.

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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comments | ]
VDOT Closures for Thanksgiving Week

HOV lane closures and traffic headaches you may want to avoid.

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