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MLK March 2016 AKA

Black History Month Celebration Highlights

Norfolk State kicks off its annual Black History Month celebration with a major new art exhibit, nationally renown speakers, lecturers, musical and dramatic performances and more throughout the month of February and March. The national Black History Month theme for 2017 is the Crisis in Black Education, which focuses on the crucial role of education in […]

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NSU Faith Partners Network . . .

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Honors College 2017 Film Festival

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End of the Year Wrap-Up

Below find a compilation of news and feature stories highlighting events that happened at the end of 2016: Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council Meets at Norfolk State Health disparities are defined as the “inequalities that occur in the provision of health care and access to health care across different racial, ethnic and socio-economic groups. Further […]

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University Completes Fitness Trail on Campus

It started out with a vision . . . followed by discussion and then a concept back in February last year. In an effort to maintain the health and wellness of the Norfolk State campus community, University leaders have created a fitness trail on the campus complete with exercise equipment. Pennoni, a civil engineering firm, was hired for […]

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Norfolk State University students visit the student services center on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. (Photo/SEMWorks)

UNCF Announces Inaugural Capstone Program Awardees

Thirty-seven recent college graduates were announced as inaugural recipients of the UNCF Achievement Capstone Program, each receiving a $2,500 award to pay an unmet undergraduate balance or finance an advanced degree. The new program, administered by UNCF and underwritten by the National Achievement® Scholarship Program, conducted by National Merit Scholarship Corporation, honors and grants financial […]

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Norfolk State University's Lyman Beecher Brooks Library and bell tower on Monday, April 6, 2015. (Photo/SemWorks)

NSU Hires New Chief Auditor

Following a nationwide search, the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors selected Arutyun Aristakesian to serve as the new chief audit executive. As chief audit executive, Aristakesian directs the internal audit department, which provides independent appraisals and reviews of university functions. The chief audit executive operates under the direction of the audit committee of the […]

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Brown Hall replacement building construction

NSU Hires New Campus Architect

Norfolk State University has a new architect on campus. Richard A. Law joined the Spartans November 10, 2016. Law, a licensed architect, graduated from Hampton University’s School of Architecture in 2005. Previously, he held a position with Dewberry, an engineering and architectural firm based in Fairfax, Virginia. Among his duties there included serving as a […]

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Norfolk State University student ???? ????? works at the Broad Creek Community Center on Monday, April 6, 2015.  ????? is completing an internship at the Community Center as she studies Social Work at Norfolk State University.

Marriage: 21st Century Style . . . Social Work Faculty Examines Marital Best Practices

Dr. Colita Nichols Fairfax, associate professor in the Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work, has recently released a new book titled “Social Work, Marriage and Ethnicity . . . Policy and Practice.” In addition to her teaching and research at Norfolk State, Fairfax is a certified online instructor and an Honors College Senior Faculty Fellow. […]

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Norfolk State University ROTC students during an early morning PT on Monday, April 6, 2015.

Resolutions for the New Year . . . And Sticking to Them

The following article contains excerpts from the CommonHealth’s Wellnote and Rodale Wellness’s article 50 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You Won’t Regret Making President Abraham Lincoln said, “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” When thinking about a New Year’s resolution, it is helpful to choose an objective that […]

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