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Norfolk State Launches Mobile App

NSU’s Office of Information Technology, the Division of Student Affairs and their partner Ellucian have created a myNSU mobile app that will enhance student engagement, recruitment, retention and involvement in campus activities and facilitate information sharing among faculty, administrators, staff and students. The myNSU mobile app became available in app stores (Apple and Google Play) […]

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Hemmerich, Mauricio Selected in MLB

Norfolk State University pitchers Devin Hemmerich and Alex Mauricio realized their professional dreams Wednesday, June 14, as both were selected during the third day of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Hemmerich, a senior left hander, was selected in the 26th round with the 790th overall pick by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mauricio, a junior […]

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NSU Police Chief Graduates FBI National Academy

Norfolk State University’s Chief of Police and Public Safety Troy J. Covington recently graduated from the FBI’s National Academy — a 10-week professional course of study designed for law enforcement leaders in the U.S. and around the world. He was part of a class that graduated the academy’s fifty thousandth student. Located in Quantico, Virginia, where the […]

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Governor Names New Board of Visitors Members for Norfolk State University

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently appointed two new members to the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors. The newest board members are Corynne S. Arnett and Rodney O. Powell. Arnett, of Richmond, is the vice president of financial management at Dominion Energy, Inc. She is responsible for the financial analysis, forecasting, budgeting functions and generation system […]

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University Advancement New Hires . . .

The Division of University Advancement has added two new team members in the Office of Development. “With the addition of these seasoned fundraisers, we have expanded the University’s landscape for fundraising,” said Dr. Deborah C. Fontaine, vice president for university advancement. Joshua Bowerman is the executive director of development. Most recently, he served as the […]

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Theatre Company Participates in Project1Voice Event

The NSU Theatre Company and its producing artistic director, Professor Anthony Stockard were invited to participate in Project1VOICE’s annual international simultaneous event: 1-Voice, 1-Play, 1-Day.  The annual event presents a classic play or musical authored by an African-American artist. This year’s selected play, Yellowman was presented by over 45 theaters, in three countries, on the exact same […]

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Winners of 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Awards*

Blackboard Inc., a leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student engagement, recently announced the winners of the 2017 Blackboard Catalyst Awards. Two Norfolk State University online teams placed in two categories — Optimizing Student Experience and Professional Development. NSU’s online team placed in the Professional Development category, which recognizes those who use Blackboard programs to […]

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News From Academic Affairs

The Division of Academic Affairs welcomes: Glenn R. Carrington as the dean of the School of Business. Carrington comes to NSU with over 36 years of private practice and federal government experience. Over half of his career has been spent as a partner/principal with major accounting firms which include Arthur Andersen where he served as the […]

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Beard Named to Academic All-American

One day after the NSU baseball program had its first Division I All-American recognized, the Spartans achieved another program first June 2 as outfielder Brian Beard was named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I Baseball second team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Beard, a first-team CoSIDA District 3 […]

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NSU Names Honors College for Philanthropist

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors recently voted to name the University’s Honors College for local philanthropist Robert C. Nusbaum. The announcement was made during NSU’s 100th Commencement exercises May 6. Nusbaum, a prominent attorney, and business and community leader, has been the chief patron of the NSU honors college program since its inception […]

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