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Robotics Competition Quarterfinals Held at NSU

More than 600 middle and high school students converged on Norfolk State University as part of the FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Competition quarterfinals Feb. 4 at Joseph G. Echols Hall. Fifty teams used their problem-solving skills, creative thinking and team work to score points as their robots were challenged by rotating and stationary goals. The event was the last […]

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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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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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NSU Faculty Receive National Library of Medicine Grant

Norfolk State faculty members in diverse disciplines have received a $48,000 grant from the National Library of Medicine to engage in community outreach to decrease the spread of the HIV.  Project CHOICE: Information Access is designed to provide accurate information regarding HIV/AIDS using innovative educational technology to develop an iBook and EPUB (a digital book […]

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Veterans Day Observance

NSU’s Office of Military Services and Veterans Affairs sponsored a Veterans Day observance last week at the Student Center. NSU President and CEO Eddie N. Moore Jr., a Navy veteran, provided a warm welcome to the group, thanking everyone for their attendance and service. “We have a proud tradition of ROTC at this institution. I’m in negotiations […]

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Bite of Science Dinner held at NSU

  Norfolk State University was the host site for the October Bite of Science professional enrichment session. Dr. Ashley Haines, associate professor in the biology department, served as one of the invited guest speakers for the event. The speakers discussed their research and related it back to the classroom in an effort to inspire teachers. […]

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Elaine P. Witty Symposium

November 11-12, 2016 Norfolk State University — Bozeman Education Building The Sociocultural Realities of Today’s Students A CONFERENCE FOR: PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS IN-SERVICE TEACHERS P-12 ADMINISTRATORS COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS UNIVERSITY FACULTY/ADMINISTRATORS Friday, November 11 @ 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Poster Session and Guest Panel Discussion: How Poverty Impacts Student Achievement Saturday, November 12 @ 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. […]

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Norfolk State University Selects Barnes & Noble College

Norfolk State University has selected Barnes & Noble College as its provider of campus bookstore services. Under the terms of the new agreement, Barnes & Noble College will manage bookstore operations in the Student Center. The four-year plus eight-month contract began on October 1, 2016, with the initial contract period ending on May 31, 2021. […]

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Norfolk State Celebrates Founders Day & Inaugurates Sixth President

Norfolk State University opened its doors September 18, 1935. As part of the week recognizing its founding, the University inaugurated its sixth president, Eddie N. Moore Jr. (left), on Friday, September 16. Other activities during the weeklong celebration included a Founders Day Breakfast with award-winning journalist and TV One news host Roland S. Martin (right) […]

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Director of Facilities Management Wins Honor

The Association of Physical Plant Administrators has awarded Norfolk State University’s F. Daniel Young the 2016 Meritorious Service Award, the APPA’s highest award for individual service. Young, Director of Facilities Management, was honored for his years of participation and service to APPA and the field of facilities management for education institutions. “The strength of APPA […]

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