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Another Norfolk State Global Connection

By now you have probably read the book and/or seen the movie Hidden Figures. The book, written by Margot Lee Shetterly, is about the African American women dubbed “human computers” who were responsible for helping the U.S. win the space race. The movie opened last month to rave reviews. Here’s another little known fact for you […]

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American Heart Month Focuses on Women and Heart Disease

National Wear Red Day was observed Friday, February 3 and marked 15 years since the initial National Wear Red Day, which was first observed to bring national attention to the fact that heart disease is the number one killer of women. The event was also designed to raise awareness of women’s heart health. Do you know what […]

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Consortium Hosts 39th Annual Teaching Institute

The Virginia Tidewater Consortium’s 39th Annual Summer Institute on College Teaching will be held June 4-8 at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Over the years, the consortium’s summer institute has established itself as one of the best of its kind in the U.S. It is the longest operating faculty development program […]

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Black History Month Celebration Highlights

Norfolk State kicks off its annual Black History Month celebration with a major new art exhibit, nationally renown speakers, lecturers, musical and dramatic performances and more throughout the month of February and March. The national Black History Month theme for 2017 is the Crisis in Black Education, which focuses on the crucial role of education in […]

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NSU Faith Partners Network . . .

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Honors College 2017 Film Festival

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End of the Year Wrap-Up

Below find a compilation of news and feature stories highlighting events that happened at the end of 2016: Mid-Atlantic Regional Health Equity Council Meets at Norfolk State Health disparities are defined as the “inequalities that occur in the provision of health care and access to health care across different racial, ethnic and socio-economic groups. Further […]

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University Completes Fitness Trail on Campus

It started out with a vision . . . followed by discussion and then a concept back in February last year. In an effort to maintain the health and wellness of the Norfolk State campus community, University leaders have created a fitness trail on the campus complete with exercise equipment. Pennoni, a civil engineering firm, was hired for […]

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UNCF Announces Inaugural Capstone Program Awardees

Thirty-seven recent college graduates were announced as inaugural recipients of the UNCF Achievement Capstone Program, each receiving a $2,500 award to pay an unmet undergraduate balance or finance an advanced degree. The new program, administered by UNCF and underwritten by the National Achievement® Scholarship Program, conducted by National Merit Scholarship Corporation, honors and grants financial […]

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NSU Hires New Chief Auditor

Following a nationwide search, the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors selected Arutyun Aristakesian to serve as the new chief audit executive. As chief audit executive, Aristakesian directs the internal audit department, which provides independent appraisals and reviews of university functions. The chief audit executive operates under the direction of the audit committee of the […]

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