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Male Initiatives Program Engages NSU Men

Norfolk State University’s Male Initiatives Program remains committed to changing the deficit-focused narrative of intersectionality within the black male community in higher education. Last month, Michael Williams, coordinator of Male Initiatives, visited the Todd A. Bell National Resource Center at Ohio State University for the 12th Annual National Black Male Retreat. Williams had the opportunity to […]

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ROTC Program Gets a Very Special Visitor

Norfolk State University alumnus Capt. Rafael Chico-Lugo ’09 visited campus last month to speak with cadets in the NSU ROTC program. Capt. Chico-Lugo was commissioned from the NSU ROTC program in 2009 into the field artillery branch. After the Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC), he was stationed at Fort Riley as a company fire support officer. […]

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News and Notes . . .

Employee Service Awards Make your plans now to join the NSU family Friday, April 28, 2017, in the Student Center, Room 149, as we acknowledge the faithful and dedicated service of 113 of our colleagues who will be recognized for their service to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The program will begin at 10 a.m. and end […]

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NSU Newsroom Features RSS News Feed

Want to keep up with what’s happening at Norfolk State? Interested in news you can use? If you answered yes to either of these questions, listen up. We’ve got just the ticket! You can now subscribe to our new RSS Feed, which is linked to the NSU Newsroom. Never miss another hot news story, news about […]

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Social Work Month Observance Ends . . .

March 2017 was observed as National Social Work Month and Norfolk State University’s Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work faculty created and participated in several campus-wide and regional special events. Social workers stand up for millions of people every day. These include those who are experiencing devastating illnesses and mental health crises, our veterans, children, […]

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Alumnus Promoted to Brigadier General

Norfolk State University alumnus, Col. Fletcher V. Washington ’92, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general in a ceremony on March 3 in Springfield, Virginia. A native of Fredericksburg, Washington served four years enlisted in the Army National Guard as a 12B combat engineer, before graduating cum laude from Norfolk State with a bachelor’s […]

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Women’s History Month Events

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Department of History and Interdisciplinary Studies, in conjunction with its partners, has scheduled a few events next week . . . Monday, March 27 (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) — A  TEACH-IN will be held to focus on the many ways WOMEN have impacted learning in our world. Location: […]

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Women’s History Month Milestones

In observance of Women’s History Month, check out this list of milestones:* 1839 Mississippi becomes first state to grant married women right to hold property in their own names, independent of their husbands 1840 Catherine Brewer becomes first woman to receive a bachelor’s degree, from Georgia Female College (now Wesleyan College) in Macon, Georgia 1843 […]

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Guest Lecturer to Discuss Frederick Douglass

Norfolk State University has booked an expert on Frederick Douglass.   Dr. Roosevelt Montás of Columbia University, is the guest speaker for the Undergraduate Research Symposium Thurs., March 23, at noon in the Lyman Beecher Brooks Library. Montás’ topic is Frederick Douglass: Literacy, Freedom, Power. Montás was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to New York City as […]

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Shiloh Baptist Church Hosts Annual Community Service Day

Shiloh Baptist Church, located across from the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center on Park Avenue, will promote community unity during its annual Community Service Day, Saturday, April 22, from 9 a.m.- noon. This will be a day to enrich the neighboring communities. Each year this vital ministry grows, with hundreds of visitors demonstrating its tremendous value to […]

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