Recent News


Attorney and Comedienne Serves as L.E.A.D. Speaker

Launched in 2014, by the Division of Student Affairs the Leadership, Education and Development (L.E.A.D.) series challenges the traditional lecture series via a contemporary approach that engages students in powerful, interactive discussions centered around today’s hottest topics. This year’s Homecoming 2016 L.E.A.D. speaker is attorney Lecia J. Rives.  A prolific speaker, writer and comedienne, Rives […]

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Echols Hall Boasts New Digital Video Board Display

Norfolk State University continues to make significant upgrades to its athletic facilities, as was announced late in the summer that the institution has partnered with Daktronics, Inc., to design, manufacture and install a state-of-the-art, four-sided high-definition video board display at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall this fall. In addition, Daktronics is replacing the entire sound […]

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Elaine P. Witty Symposium

November 11-12, 2016 Norfolk State University — Bozeman Education Building The Sociocultural Realities of Today’s Students A CONFERENCE FOR: PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS IN-SERVICE TEACHERS P-12 ADMINISTRATORS COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS UNIVERSITY FACULTY/ADMINISTRATORS Friday, November 11 @ 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Poster Session and Guest Panel Discussion: How Poverty Impacts Student Achievement Saturday, November 12 @ 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. […]

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E-Alert Registration Invite

Yes, Virginia . . . Hurricane Season 2016 is still in effect and after Hurricane Matthew surged into Hampton Roads earlier this month, you already know that hurricanes and other storms are serious business. Now is the time to make sure you get the most current and reliable information from Norfolk State University during emergency situations such as inclement weather. Everbridge is […]

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The Flu Ends With You

Now is the time to get your flu vaccination. Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by flu viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious cases of a flu infection can result in hospitalization or even death. Older people, young children, people with chronic illnesses or compromised immune systems are at high-risk […]

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School of Education Launches Future Teacher Academy

Norfolk State University’s School of Education welcomed its first cohort of future teachers into the Future Teacher Academy. The focus of the new initiative, also known as FTA, is to increase the diversity of the teacher population throughout the Commonwealth and ultimately the whole country. Sixteen participants arrived in June . . . first-years, rising sophomores […]

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Faculty Highlights

Spartan “Legion” Named Band of the Week Professor William H. Beathea, acting director of bands and assistant professor of music, recently announced that the NSU Marching Spartan “Legion” Band was named Band of the Week by the HBCU Gameday for its outstanding halftime performance during the NSU versus North Carolina A&T Football matchup held in […]

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University News & Notes . . .

Annual Quotes for Education Program Raises Scholarship Funds for HBCU Students  Alumni and supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are encouraged to protect the legacy of HBCUs and their students by participating in the company’s annual Quotes for Education (QFE) program. In its eighth year, Allstate will donate up to $250,000 in scholarship […]

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Norfolk State University Selects Barnes & Noble College

Norfolk State University has selected Barnes & Noble College as its provider of campus bookstore services. Under the terms of the new agreement, Barnes & Noble College will manage bookstore operations in the Student Center. The four-year plus eight-month contract began on October 1, 2016, with the initial contract period ending on May 31, 2021. […]

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NSU Continues to Touch Lives . . .

By: Jenice Coffey, NSU Office of Information Technology  A short story to brighten your day: Our day started off with the usual . . . another day of drying off after the after effects of Hurricane Matthew, a 5:45 a.m. alarm to get up, morning coffee, chit-chat and a mad dash around the house trying to […]

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