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Telling the Norfolk State University Story

Making Waves . . .  the monthly newsletter for Norfolk State University faculty, staff, alumni and friends, is approaching its two-year online anniversary. We work diligently to bring you timely stories that resonate with people who have a heart for Norfolk State. We want to make sure you’re getting the kinds of stories you want to read […]

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NASA Engineer, A ‘Hidden Figure,’ Visits NSU

Former NASA aerospace engineer Dr. Christine Darden told a packed room at the NSU Student Center that the book and the movie “Hidden Figures” provides lessons that today’s students can learn from. She came to the University, Feb.2, as part of the Black History Month signature events. The scientist urged the audience of faculty, staff, […]

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NSU Alumnus is 2017 MEAC Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Robert B. Lee III ’66 is the 2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Distinguished Alumnus representing Norfolk State University. He will be recognized during the MEAC basketball tournament scheduled for March 6–11 at the Norfolk Scope Arena. Lee has been a faithful supporter of Norfolk State for decades. He and his wife, Dr. Margaret Giles Lee, […]

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NSU Hosts Annual National Society of Allied Health Meeting

Norfolk State University will be the site of the National Society of Allied Health annual conference March 16-18. This year’s conference theme is “Health Promotion and Wellness in the Allied Health Professions.” The National Society of Allied Health (NSAH) is a membership organization of historically black colleges and universities with schools or programs in allied […]

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Film Selected for the Pan-African Film Festival

This just in from alumnae Amanda Chambers ’14: The film titled LIMBO has been selected as one of the featured films in the Cannes Pan-African International Film Festival 2017 and will be screened in April. Fifty films from 30 different countries will be screened from April 5-9. The Pan-African Film Festival’s goal is to present and […]

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Robotics Competition Quarterfinals Held at NSU

More than 600 middle and high school students converged on Norfolk State University as part of the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition quarterfinals Feb. 4 at Joseph G. Echols Hall. Fifty teams used their problem-solving skills, creative thinking and team work to score points as their robots were challenged by rotating and stationary goals. The event was the last […]

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NSU Alumnus Becomes Mayor Pro Tem for the City of Sacramento

NSU alumnus Larry Carr has been sworn in to serve on the Sacramento City Council by his childhood friends former NSU Board of Visitor member Colvin Gibson and NSU alumnus Kennith Norman. Carr was first elected to the Sacramento City Council back in 2014 and appointed Mayor Pro Tem in 2016. Carr, Gibson and Norman are all […]

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Blackboard Collaborate: Is It More Than a Course Tool?

Dr. Dorothy L. R. Jones, dean of the School of Extended Learning and Director for the Office of Faculty Development, and Shelley T. Scott-Johnson, online student/faculty support specialist, have been selected to conduct a presentation that answers the question about Blackboard . . . is it more than a course tool? Their presentation is part […]

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School of Education Names New Department Chair

Dr. Ann-Catherine Sullivan has been selected as chair of the Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science Department in the School of Education. Her background includes more than 25 years of experience as a teacher, assistant professor, associate professor and professor. Some of Sullivan’s past experiences include serving as professor, associate professor and program coordinator for […]

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With Good Reason Producer Scouts for Material at NSU

Popular Public Radio Show Searches for New Topics Sarah McConnell recently visited Norfolk State . . . on a scouting mission. McConnell is the host and producer of the radio show “With Good Reason,” sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and aired on public radio stations across the country. Faculty that were interested in discussing […]

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