Archive | April 21, 2016

NSU Hosts Beta Kappa Chi Joint Annual Meeting

Norfolk State University students swept the poster presentation category at the 73rd Joint Annual Meeting of Beta Kappa Chi (BKX) and the National Institutes of Science (NIS) National Conference held in April. Hosted jointly by Norfolk State University and Hampton University April 6-9, the conference theme was Stem Cells and Their Role in Disease Prevention […]

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A Different World Cast Visits Norfolk State

Everybody had a good time. Our guests were witty, entertaining, wise and down-to-earth. Just a few of the words used to describe the cast members from the ’90s hit television show, A Different World, when they made an appearance on the NSU campus April 16, for an intimate discussion exploring the importance of higher education and […]

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NSU Football Team Cleans Up on Campus

Members of the Norfolk State football team did their part Thursday, April 14, to keep the already beautiful campus of NSU looking immaculate, as student-athletes held their own campus cleanup hour on the University grounds. Student-athletes and coaches from the Spartan football fanned out across campus, each with his own trash bag, helping collect any loose trash […]

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NSU Baseball Team Sponsors Canned-Food Drive Event

Fans . . . did you know that over the past two seasons, Spartan Baseball has collected 2,800  pounds of food and $2,800 in donations? That’s right. The collection of food and cash  equates to 11,066 meals that the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia has been able to provide to those in need. Please support Spartan Baseball during […]

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April Recognized as Transfer Month at Norfolk State University

Norfolk State’s TransferMation Center continues to observe Transfer Month and invites the campus community to join in the observance during a month of events designed to create a Transfer Receptive Culture. NSU is committed to providing the support needed for students to transfer successfully. The goal  of the observance is to help future and current transfer students […]

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National Minority Health Awareness Month Observed

Although April 5 was observed as Health Equity Day, it’s not too late to reflect on the need to achieve health equity and to take the Health Equity Pledge.  An inclusive health and social system that treats people equitably and creates conditions in which all people can achieve optimal health reflects an educated society and a […]

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WNSB 91.1 FM Conducts First-Ever Membership Drive

WNSB 91.1 FM, Norfolk State University Radio, conducted its first-ever on-air membership drive “MemberFest 2016,” April 1-10. WNSB is in its 36th year of serving the community as a public radio station. WNSB signed on the air for the first time February 22, 1980, as a non-commercial radio station with an educational format. The station […]

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MCJR Week Ends in a Bitter Sweet Retirement Observance

Nobody can tell a story like a mass communications and journalism graduate, especially a mass communications major from Norfolk State’s program. And, the stories flowed like fine champagne during the culmination event, a retirement celebration for Dr. Paula Briggs (29 years) and Dr. Stanley Tickton (42), during the finale of the 11th Annual Mass Communications and Journalism Week (MCJR) held April […]

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Norfolk State excels at National Broadcasting Society Convention

Reprinted from The Spartan Echo The Norfolk State University Chapter of the National Broadcasting Society (NBS) showed up and showed out for the 74th NBS-AERho National Convention in Los Angeles. NSU is the only active HBCU in the society. Fifteen students and three faculty members attended the convention, which set an NSU record for participation. NSU students broke […]

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Presidential Internship Program Seeks Applicants

If you’re interested in gaining valuable administration experience, developing relationships with senior university administrators at Norfolk State and earning money to support your academic pursuits, a presidential internship may just be the ticket. Stop by Career Services, located in the Student Services Center, Suite 307, and pick up an application for the Presidential Internship program. The application deadline […]

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