Archive | May, 2016

2016 Distinguished Faculty Awards

Norfolk State University’s Distinguished Faculty Awards are presented to faculty members chosen from nominations by colleagues or department chairs. The program announcement indicating the nomination and selection period is made annually by the President. Nominations of qualified faculty can be made by anyone. The 2016 Distinguished Faculty Awards were recently presented to: Dr. Melendez O. […]

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Commencement 2016 Highlights

Commencement . . . a beginning and an ending. And, so it was for the more than 650 graduates at Norfolk State University’s spring commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 7, at the Norfolk Scope. As with HBCUs in general, commencement is a family- and friends-type affair that brings in immediate and extended family members, young and old, […]

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Gov. McAuliffe Announces New State-wide Higher Ed Spending

By The Spartan Echo In a speech before faculty and staff gathered in the rotunda of Norfolk State University’s library on Wednesday morning, May 11, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced record-setting spending initiatives for higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. “While other states are cutting, we’re investing in education,” McAuliffe told the crowd. “We were able to secure […]

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