Volume 2 | Aug 2019
Welcome to The Interface - the NOVA IET monthly newsletter

Each month we’ll have stories about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at NOVA covering Information and Engineering Technology and STEM Outreach through NOVA SySTEMic. From programs to events to spotlights on individuals who share the STEM dream, The Interface will keep you informed and engaged!

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Last Chance to Sign Up for Robotics Teams!
There is still time to register for Community Robotics Teams for elementary, middle and high school students in Manassas, Alexandria, & Loudoun who don’t have a robotics team or program at their school. Registration is due Sept. 13th   for the 2019-2020 school year...

Part-time STEM Jobs Available
Are you looking for a part-time STEM job? NOVA SySTEMic has some fantastic opportunities for adults and college students who want to work with flexible hours. We need STEM Instructors, Event Managers, and Specialists for our programs and new Fab Lab. Hurry! Jobs will be only be posted until Sept. 18th.

Professional Development Courses
NOVA SySTEMic is committed to providing STEM professional development opportunities for middle and high school teachers in the areas of Cybersecurity, Robotics, and Programming at no cost for all school divisions in Northern Virginia. Teachers can attend professional development trainings at NOVA...

NOVA STEM Day Coming Up!
Hands-on STEM fun for the entire family, from kindergarten to high school and beyond! If you want to get your children interested and engaged in STEM, don’t miss the 5th annual NOVA STEM Day at the Loudoun Campus on Saturday, Sept. 28th from 10am to 3pm. With more activities than you can count...  

Data Week DC at NOVA
NOVA will be hosting a  Data Week DC event on Oct 2nd at the Loudoun campus from 1pm to 5pm. This is a free event for students, instructors, and professionals interested in Data Science! Attendees will learn about NOVA offerings relating to big data analytics, cybersecurity, cloud, STEM, Workforce Development, and...

STEM Camps a Success!
We put on 10 different types of STEM camps in 55 different sessions at 13 locations serving 869 students this summer, inspiring young minds through hands-on engagement in STEM. A few quotes about the camps from parents:
"My daughter said it was the best camp she's ever been to...

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NOVA SySTEMic - Who We Are
We are Northern Virginia Community College's (NOVA) STEM Outreach Program. We do STEM Camps, STEM Competitions, STEM Expos, Teacher Professional Development, STEMinars and more! #WeDoSTEM

Our mission is to develop a sustainable STEM pipeline in Northern Virginia. We engage students in elementary school and inspire them to continue pursuing STEM education in high school, college, and the workforce through a collaboration with schools, businesses and community organizations.