Tag Archives: NSU

DOE Awards Classic Upward Bound Grant

Norfolk State University has been awarded a grant titled Classic Upward Bound from the United States Department of Education for $1.28 million after a five-year hiatus. The award will run from September 2017 to August 2022.  Dr. Leon Rouson, a professor in the School of Education, is the principal investigator and project director. The new grant […]

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Physical Education Department Volunteers with Special Olympics

Norfolk Public Schools and Special Olympics teamed up last month to show hundreds of special needs children a great time during an event affectionately called, “Little Feet Meet.”  The event took place at Crossroads Elementary School in Norfolk. The children, including those who are in wheelchairs, were paired with buddies from Norfolk State’s Health, Physical Education […]

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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 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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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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NSU Rolls Out New Logo

  Norfolk State University will unveil a new brand, logo and tagline August 15-29, with a series of pop-up events during a brand launch rollout campaign. The new logo, designed by the University’s Communications and Marketing department and partner Fuseideas — a marketing and public relations firm based in Boston — is the culmination of a […]

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Hemmerich, Mauricio Selected in MLB

Norfolk State University pitchers Devin Hemmerich and Alex Mauricio realized their professional dreams Wednesday, June 14, as both were selected during the third day of the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft. Hemmerich, a senior left hander, was selected in the 26th round with the 790th overall pick by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mauricio, a junior […]

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