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‘NOVA Next Door’ to Offer Classes at High Schools in Manassas Park, Western Prince William

By Potomac Local News December 19, 2013 9:30 am

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MANASSAS, Va. – More community college courses will be offered in more places in western Prince William County and Manassas Park.

This coming spring semester starting in January, the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will begin holding classes are area high schools to make it easier for students to access educational opportunities.

Here’s more in an press release from the college:

To make earning a college degree more convenient, the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College plans to offer evening classes in several locations around the region. The idea behind NOVA Next Door is simple: hold college classes close to where people live.

The program will start with eight classes at four high schools and expand as demand warrants. For the spring 2014 semester, NOVA has scheduled two classes each at Battlefield High School in Haymarket, Brentsville District High School in Nokesville, Manassas Park High School and Patriot High School in Nokesville.

The courses will cover the same material, award the same credits, and transfer as easily as classes taken at the Manassas Campus. In addition to NOVA Next Door, the Manassas Campus will continue its popular Sunrise College which offers 6:30 a.m. classes for students who have work or other obligations later in the day. During the first semester of Sunrise College, more than 200 students took advantage of the early morning classes. Registration for NOVA’s spring semester is taking place now. Apply for free and register online at www.nvcc.edu.

For personal assistance, visit the campus Student Services Center or call 703-323-3000.

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America’s largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. 

 

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