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Norfolk State Commemorates its Founding & Inaugurates the President

Norfolk State University opened its doors September 18, 1935. As part of the week recognizing its founding, the University inaugurated its sixth president, Eddie N. Moore Jr. (left), on Friday, September 16. Other activities during the weeklong celebration included a Founders Day Breakfast with award-winning journalist and TV One news host Roland S. Martin (right) […]

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during the D4D Pit Crew Combine at NASCAR Research and Development Center on May 27, 2016 in Concord, North Carolina.

Former Athletes Selected for NASCAR Drive for Diversity Crew

Former Norfolk State University basketball player Brehanna Daniels and football player Lamar Neal are among nine former college student-athletes selected to participate in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Crew Member Development Program, NASCAR and Rev Racing announced. The new class of participants received invitations to train with Rev Racing following standout performances at the […]

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81 Shades of Green and Gold

Norfolk State 2016 Homecoming: 81 Shades of Green and Gold Schedule of Events Sunday, Oct. 23 NSU Theatre Presents: A Special Musical Tribute To Luther Vandross L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center,  Norfolk State University — Time: 5 p.m. Cost: General Admission $25/Faculty & Staff $20/Group Rate (10 or more) $15 Hot off the heels […]

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NASA Glenn Research Center Inducts NSU Alumnus in Hall of Fame

NASA Glenn Research Center has inducted an NSU alumnus, who served as a center  director, into its hall of fame. The induction, held Sept. 14, marked just the second time that the Center has inducted members into the hall of fame. The first nine members were inducted last year in honor of the Center’s 100th anniversary of what has become NASA. This […]

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University News Briefs . . .

Director receives appointment to college board Davida Harrell-Williams, director of Norfolk State’s Auxiliary Services, has been appointed to serve on the Paul D. Camp Community College Local Board representing the city of Suffolk. Harrell-Williams will finish the term of a board member who recently resigned, whose term would have expired June 2017. Harrell-Williams joins an […]

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Victory Aids Harding Endowed Scholarship Effort

Dr. James M. Victory ’77,’85 credits a lot of his professional success to Norfolk State University. So it seemed only fitting that he would enable the Estherine J. Harding Endowed Scholarship fund to reach its $10,000 fundraising goal. Dr. Victory, who served as the keynote speaker at the scholarship’s 10th annual fundraiser, presented the committee […]

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NSU Launches VA Buzzkill Campaign

The Norfolk State University Police Department hosted the launch of the 2016 Virginia Buzzkill (VA Buzzkill) campaign earlier this month, a joint law enforcement agency awareness initiative to deter underage drinking, and educate everyone about the consequences of providing alcohol to underage individuals. Norfolk State University Police, along with law enforcement personnel from Christopher Newport […]

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Hampton - Norfolk State Women's Basketball Game at the Hampton Convocation Center in Hampton, Virginia.  Hampton won 72-63.   January 30, 2016.  (Photo by Mark W. Sutton)

Norfolk State Women’s Basketball: Vickers Releases 2016-17 Schedule

Norfolk State women’s basketball coach Larry Vickers recently announced the Spartans’ 2016-17 non-conference schedule. Vickers’ team will be road tested in his first full season on the bench, playing one home game in the first month of the season. “We have worked hard to put together a strong 2016-2017 non-conference schedule that will challenge our […]

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Gerard Johnson

NSU Athlete Strategizes About His Final Season

By Vic Dorr, Jr. Richmond Times-Dispatch Gerard Johnson intends to play bold, carefree football in his final season at Norfolk State University. The knee injury that sidelined him for the final two games of the 2015 season, he said, has been banished to the past. Johnson’s focus is riveted to the future. “I’ve always played […]

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President Moore Outlines University Strategies Forging Onward

Norfolk State University President and CEO Eddie N. Moore Jr. delivered his State of the University address to the campus community during opening session held August 15 in advance of the beginning of the fall 2016 semester. The annual event was held at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. The theme for the academic […]

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