Archive | May, 2016

Norfolk State University Athletes Make All-Academic Team

The Norfolk State men’s and women’s track and field teams placed 30 student-athletes on the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Outdoor Track All-Academic Team, the conference announced Wednesday. NSU had more student-athletes honored than any other conference institution. Howard was second, with 29. MEAC sophomore, junior and senior student-athletes with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average as […]

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Norfolk State Health & PE Professor Wins National Award

Professor Tarin Hampton from Norfolk State’s Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science department has been selected to receive the National Dance Society’s Global Dance Educator Award for 2016. The selection committee cited Professor Hampton’s joy of dance, the search for more information and education, and her drive to share what she’s learned with the world. The awards ceremony will take place […]

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Norfolk State Participates in Honda All-Star Challenge

Last fall, 76 HBCUs began the Road to the Championship . . . getting geared up for the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), a national academic championship. In February 2016, 64 institutions faced off at the national qualifying tournaments. In April, Norfolk State was one of only 48 universities competing in Los Angeles for the 27th annual National […]

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Norfolk State University Names Athletes of the Year

Norfolk State seniors Kiara Howell and Deon King were named the University’s Female Athlete and Male Athlete of the Year, respectively, at the athletics department’s annual all-sports awards ceremony. Howell, a senior from Chesapeake, Virginia, is in her fourth year on the Spartan women’s track and field team. Howell was named the MEAC Co-Most Outstanding […]

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End of an Era . . . Marquee Set for Improvements

What’s that old saying, “Out with the old. In with the new.” Well, it’s never been more true than when it comes to change at Norfolk State University. Team Henry (owned by NSU alumnus Devon Henry) contractors began dismantling the University’s  first marquee – a digital signage system located at corner of Brambleton and Park Avenues. It […]

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June 1 Marks the Beginning of Hurricane Season 2016

Hurricane season for the Atlantic Coast begins June 1 and continues until November 30. Now is the time to make a plan, stock up on supplies and emergency equipment. Remember that old saying your mother used, “It’s better to be safe than sorry.” Well, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management agrees. A hurricane is a […]

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Walking Historic Tour Intersects with History and Health

A host of Norfolk agencies will be staging a novel program called the Walk Norfolk Historic Tour Saturday, June 4, beginning at 9 a.m. An educational and fitness outing, featuring historical highlights of Norfolk’s old Atlantic City region and historic Freemason district, the event will be the kick-off activity of Walk Norfolk Chase: http://www.norfolk.gov/walknorfolkchase. Walk Norfolk […]

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Norfolk State & American Cancer Society Present . . .

Norfolk State University and the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center are hosting a three-part series about living with cancer. Titled Life With and Beyond Cancer: Women, Men and Survivors, the first event will take place Friday, June 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center. Open to the public, the forum […]

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Hot 91.1 FM Reaches Goal in First Fundraising Effort

During the spring semester, the Hot 91.1 FM WNSB radio student, volunteer and professional staff executed the successful inaugural on-air membership campaign MemberFest 2016. For a three-week period, the entire staff trained to prepare for the 10-day membership campaign, which was a five-day silent drive and a five-day live on the air drive. Special thanks to […]

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University Recognizes Research and External Funding

In April, the School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Office of Sponsored Programs held an awards and recognition luncheon for the faculty who have made extraordinary strides in research, scholarship and economic impact across the region and country. In a letter, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Sandra J. DeLoatch said . […]

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