Archive | January, 2016

MLK Leaders’ Award Event at NSU

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Community Leaders Honored at 32nd Annual MLK Breakfast

The Urban League of Hampton Roads recently named  James Church,  Sharon Durrette-Hunt, Dr. Ashby Kilgore, Dr. Avi Santo and Bruce Thompson as its 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leader award winners. The awardees were honored at the Urban League’s 32nd Martin Luther King Community Leaders’ Breakfast Jan. 18, 2016, at Norfolk State University’s Joseph G. Echols Memorial […]

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NSU Prepares for Stellar Black History Month Celebration

It’s the shortest month of the year, but Norfolk State University’s Black History Month Committee utilizes every single day of February to highlight, celebrate, reflect and recognize the contributions of African-Americans, both past and present. The 2016 Black History Month Calendar has been finalized and the month is shaping up to be educational, entertaining and […]

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NSU Percussionist Receives Brand Endorsements

NSU music media major and percussionist Dewayne Cowles recently received an endorsement from cymbal makers Soultone Cymbals. Soultone Cymbals, used by drummers around the country and in several international hubs, has added Cowles to their list of endorsers who include Nick Smith, drummer for rapper Snoop Dog; Steve Adler, Guns N’ Roses; George Johnson, Jr., […]

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Kennedy Center Selects NSU Theater for 2016 American College Theatre Festival

The NSU Theatre Company was recently selected to participate in The Kennedy Center’s 2016 American College Theatre Festival for their production of “The Brothers Size.” A company of five NSU students will perform with peers from other higher education institutions at the festival. More than 1,300 productions and 200,000 students from across the country participate […]

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NSU Ranks Among Top Schools for Master’s in Special Education

TopMastersInEducation.com has published its annual Best Value ranking of the top schools for Residential Master’s in Special Education degree programs. Norfolk State University (NSU) was ranked #30 overall. You can learn more about the award and view the ranking in its entirety at: http://www.topmastersineducation.com/rankings/best-masters-in-special-education-programs/ TopMastersInEducation.com Best Value rankings were designed to help prospective students make […]

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NSU Technology Professors Present at ATMAE Conference

Charles R. Hunt, associate professor, Department of Technology; Dr. Jeenson Sheen, associate professor and chair, Department of Technology; and Munir Sulaiman, instructor, Department of Technology made two co-presentations at the Association of Technology, Management  and Applied Engineering  (ATMAE) Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in November.  The presentations included the focus areas of Employing Hazard Recognition and Control: Effective Techniques […]

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NSU Holds Historic 60th Nursing Anniversary Pinning Ceremony

In December, 11 NSU student nurses made history when they became the University’s first Traditional Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing candidates to be pinned. The 10 women and 1 man walked to the front of a large classroom and were pinned by their professors. For 59 years, Norfolk State has held pinning ceremonies for nursing candidates […]

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Board Finalizes Contract for President Eddie N. Moore, Jr.

 NSU Rector Thomas N. Chewning recently announced that the Board of Visitors finalized a two-year contract with Eddie N. Moore Jr. to appoint him as President of Norfolk State University. His appointment was effective January 10, 2016. The announcement said in part, “Since the day President Moore arrived on campus, he has set the tone for continuous […]

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Softball Team Wins Ideal Spartan Designation

The NSU softball team was awarded the fall 2015 Ideal Spartan Award. The team was nominated by a staff member in the Department of Athletics due to its engagement on campus and in the surrounding community. The team participated in various community service initiatives including donating more than 200 toys to Z104’s Stuff the Bus […]

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