Archive | 2016

Making Waves for December . . .

To our loyal readers, the staff of Making Waves will not produce an electronic version for the month of December. Instead, pick up the printed version in select offices on campus or stop by the Office of Communications and Marketing, Suite 340 in Harrison B. Wilson Hall, to pick up a copy. In early 2017, […]

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Black Lives Matter Class & the Honors College Present . . .

NSU’s newest class offering “Black Lives Matter” and the Honors College will present a day-long symposium titled The Miseducation of America: Racial Violence and Healing and The Politics of Protest Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Student Center, rooms 138 B-C. The event will feature the film “Wilmington on Fire” and discussion […]

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NSU Implements Pay Raise for Classified Employees

Norfolk State employees working in certain housekeeping, clerical and trade positions received a raise in October after University leaders implemented a pay increase to help move their earnings closer to the living wage requirement for residents in Hampton Roads. The annual salaries for more than 60 University employees will increase to $21,500. Earlier this year, the NSU Board […]

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Commonwealth’s Secretary of Education to Speak to Graduates

Virginia Secretary of Education Dietra Trent will be the commencement speaker for Norfolk State University’s December 10 ceremony, which will be held on campus at Joseph G. Echols Hall. Trent will deliver the keynote address during the University’s fall commencement ceremony which is scheduled for 10 a.m. Nearly 600 students are expected to earn their college degrees. […]

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A Worthy Cause . . .

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Cancer Prevention Event at NSU . . .

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Muslim Students Association Holds Optimism Seminar

The Muslim Students Association (MSA) and Office of Intercultural Relations (OIR) at Old Dominion University are holding a seminar titled Optimism in an Age of Islamophobia Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6-8 p.m., at the Mills Godwin Life Sciences Building (MGB) 101, on the ODU campus. This event is part of ODU International Education Week and the public is invited to attend. […]

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ROTC Unit Participates in Training Exercises

The Norfolk State University Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) recently conducted a helicopter pickup exercise at the NSU Football Practice Field, located on the corner of Majestic Ave. and Ballantine Blvd., November 4. The exercise usually brings out NSU’s neighbors from Middletown Arch and an array of drivers traveling along Majestic as the impressive helicopters land on […]

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Holiday Extravaganza & Tree Lighting Ceremony

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University News and Notes . . .

Food Truck Naming Contest Winners Announced Thompson Hospitality’s Name and Design the Food Truck competition has got a winner! Congratulations to Igor Braga and Asia Riddick for their winning entries. Braga had the winning design and Riddick provided the winning name, “Mobile Munchies.” Faculty Member Selected  Carol Pretlow, associate professor in the NSU Political Science Department, […]

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