Archive | 2017

Nusbaum Honors College Reception Held

Norfolk State University officials held a reception in celebration of the Robert C. Nusbaum Honors College. The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted to name the University’s Honors College for local philanthropist Robert C. Nusbaum in May 2017. The university held the reception Aug. 23, at the G.W.C. Brown Memorial Hall Replacement Building. Nusbaum, […]

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New G.W.C. Brown Hall Opens

Last month, university officials, honored guests, community members, government officials and members of the G.W.C. Brown family were on hand for the ribbon cutting of the G.W.C. Brown Memorial Hall Replacement Building. The 154,000 square foot building houses futuristic classrooms, a new performing arts theatre and offices. The building is the new home for the […]

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NSU Celebrates Founders Week

Norfolk State University officials are preparing to celebrate the 82nd anniversary of the University’s founding with a week of activities from  September 18 – 22. Mark your calendars for the following events and save the dates: Birthday Party — Mon., September 18; 12-2 p.m. — Student Center Lobby. Includes birthday cake, a photo booth and a jazz […]

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NSU named a 2018 Best College

College Raptor, the college planning website that helps families discover colleges based on personalized estimates of actual college costs, has featured Norfolk State as a 2018 Best College in the U.S. in an announcement published recently. Norfolk State University earned top honors and was ranked: #20 in Top 25 Best HBCUs This selection recognizes Norfolk […]

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Brand Rolls Out with Punch and Pop-ups

Norfolk State University officials rolled out the new brand including logo, tagline and messaging from August 15-25 using a rolling launch strategy in an attempt to keep the conversation going about its new corporate brand. In the rolling launch strategy, a select group of alumni received a “sneak peek” of the new logo in the […]

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Freshmen Move-in Day is a Soaker

It was all hands on deck at Norfolk State August 12, when more than 1,000 freshmen moved on campus to begin the fall academic year. Under heavy clouds and sometimes torrential downpours, new students, parents, siblings and other family members donned yellow rain parkas and other rain gear and dragged, rolled or pulled in their […]

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Labor Day Classic 2017: A Loss & A Win!

The 2017 Labor Day Classic will go down in Norfolk State history as a bittersweet loss and victory to longtime rival Virginia State University. The Trojans beat the Spartans 14-10 on the gridiron, but in the Battle of the States, the first-ever fundraising challenge between the two HBCUs, Norfolk State was victorious. NSU raised $316,866 […]

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Associate Director Earns Certification

Norfolk State University’s Ruby M. Spicer, Associate Director of Procurement Services, recently completed the Virginia Contracting Master (VCM) Certification program. The VCM program is offered as a collaboration between the George Washington University School of Business and the Virginia Institute of Procurement. Spicer earned her VCM certification in August 2017. The Virginia Contracting Master designation […]

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Pop-up Events Bring Out the Crowds

Norfolk State University rolled out its new brand August 15 during Opening Conference . . . the annual gathering of faculty, staff and administrators in preparation for the beginning of the fall academic semester. During a pop-up event, the university’s Communications and Marketing department greeted more than 300 NSU staffers for nearly two hours, talked […]

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