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2020

  • Norfolk State University Enters Partnership with Tech Giant Netflix

    - Norfolk‌ ‌State‌ ‌University‌, ‌Netflix‌ ‌and‌ ‌2U, ‌ ‌a‌ ‌global‌ leader‌ ‌in‌ ‌technology‌ ‌education, ‌are ‌entering a partnership to launch‌ ‌three‌ ‌online‌ ‌tech‌ ‌boot‌ ‌camps‌ ‌for‌ ‌current‌ ‌students‌ ‌and‌ ‌alumni‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌class‌ ‌of‌ ‌2019‌ ‌and‌ ‌2020.‌ ‌Students‌ ‌who‌ ‌are‌ ‌accepted‌ ‌are‌ ‌eligible‌ ‌to‌ ‌receive‌ ‌a‌ ‌Netflix‌ ‌scholarship‌ ‌that‌ ‌will‌ ‌cover‌ ‌the‌ ‌cost‌ ‌of‌ ‌attendance‌.‌ ‌

  • University Hosts First-Ever Live U.S. Senatorial Debate

    - The U.S. Senatorial Debate between Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and the Republican challenger, Daniel Gade, Ph.D., held at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center, marked the first time in the University’s 85-year history that it hosted a live U.S. Senatorial Debate.

  • NSU Student Support Services Receives 2.5 Million Grant

    - The Norfolk State University Student Support Services Program/TRIO has been approved for five more years (2020-2025) after receiving a $2,500,720 grant.

  • NSU Partners in COVID-19 Study of Underserved Communities 

    - Norfolk State University is part of a $1.18 million grant to study the mistrust of COVID-19 guidance among underserved and vulnerable communities.

  • Norfolk State University to Host U.S. Senatorial Debate

    - For the first time in Norfolk State University’s 85-year history, the institution will host a live U.S. Senatorial Debate on campus between Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and his Republican challenger, Daniel Gade, Ph.D., at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. The Oct. 3 debate will focus on racial disparities and inequities in education, healthcare, economic mobility and the criminal justice system.

  • NSU Celebrates Its 85th Anniversary

    - Norfolk State University was established in the midst of the Great Depression 85 years ago. Just like 1935, Norfolk State finds itself in the midst of another set of global and national crises, and just like 1935, the University is striding ahead undaunted and resolute.

  • NSU Receives ABET Accreditation Reaffirmation for Engineering, Computer Science Programs

    - Norfolk State University has received the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET reaffirmation for its undergraduate engineering programs and the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET reaffirmation for its undergraduate computer science program.

  • WNSB Launches Voter Initiative

    - WNSB, located on the campus of Norfolk State University, is among four public urban alternative radio stations combining efforts to encourage their young and diverse audiences to register and vote in the 2020 election.

  • Norfolk State to Receive Funding from Dominion Energy

    - Norfolk State University is one of 11 HBCUs to benefit from Dominion Energy’s $35 million “HBCU Promise” initiative. Read More.

  • Socio-Cyber Project Receives Half Million Dollar Grant

    - Three Norfolk State professors have received nearly a half million dollars from the National Science Foundation to study the impact of cybersecurity policies on employees’ efficiency and performance predictability.

  • Governor Reappoints Henry, Fulton to NSU Board of Visitors

    - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam reappointed BK Fulton and Devon M. Henry to the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors.

  • NSU Professor To Help Decide Virginia’s New U.S. Capitol Statue

    - Dr. Colita Nichols Fairfax, NSU professor of social work, was recently appointed by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, as a member of the newly created Commission for Historical Statues in the United States Capitol.

  • A Crowning Glory: The Crown Act and History of Natural Hair​

    - A Crowning Glory: The Crown Act and History of Natural Hair​

  • Dozoretz Leaves Legacy of Success​

    - Dozoretz Leaves Legacy of Success​

  • Helping grow, diversify STEM Educators​

    - Helping grow, diversify STEM Educators​

  • NSU Alumna Works to Develop COVID-19 Test​

    - NSU Alumna Works to Develop COVID-19 Test​

  • Juneteenth Celebrates Freedom from Bonds of Slavery

    - Juneteenth is one of the most important moments in Black history.

  • COVID-19 Relief Gift

    - The NSU Honda Campus All-Star Challenge team and Coach Michael Cotter present COVID-19 Relief gift to Dr. Amanda Gibson and student directors of the EVMS HOPES Free Clinic, June 12, 2020.

  • Messaging Campaign Launches New Mascot Video

    - The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), the Virginia Secretary of Education’s Office and the Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia (CICV) launched Phase II of the statewide #VaHigherEdTogether messaging campaign today with a new video featuring the mascots from 45 of Virginia's colleges and universities​.

  • This is our time!

    - On my very first day as President of Norfolk State University, one of the finest Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, this declaration was the centerpiece of my commitment and conviction for the campus community.

  • VA Higher Education Together Campaign

    - A Message from Virginia's College and University Presidents

  • NSU Emergency Relief Fund

    - Please help us meet the most pressing and immediate needs, of our students by visiting here to make a financial gift to this relief fund. Your generosity can give our students the ability to overcome the difficult obstacles presented by COVID-19. Click the header to read more.

  • Local Woman Fought Poll Tax

    - Norfolk State University and the city of Norfolk honor a local black woman who fought laws that effectively denied black Virginia residents their right to cast a ballot.

  • Son Honors Mother’s Life with Room Dedicated in her Name

    - Student Center Room 149 is now the Dorothy B. Brothers Auditorium.

  • 2020 Social Work Month Calendar

    - The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work 2020 Social Work Month Activities

  • Helping Grow, Diversify STEM Educators

    - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced an initiative intended to increase the number of secondary teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field.

  • Black History Events Examine Fight for Voting Rights

    - This year’s Black History Month theme, African Americans and the Vote, comes at a crucial time. The struggle for the right to vote is a story of activism and commitment by people of African descent to attain and hold on to this right.

  • Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Team Gears Up for National Championship Tournament

    - The Norfolk State University Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) Team prepares to compete for $75,000 in Los Angeles, California, March 28 – April 1, 2020.

  • WNSB Celebrates 40 Years

    - WNSB is gearing up to celebrate its 40 anniversary.

  • Environmental Stewardship Earns University a River Star

    - The Elizabeth River Project has recognized Norfolk State University for its environmental efforts.

  • NSU Celebrates Landmark Agreement to Increase HBCU Participation in Federal Contracting

    - Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston and Professor and Director of the Cybersecurity Complex, Dr. Aurelia Williams, DPS, celebrated an important milestone this week! They attended the Treasury and GSA’s official MOU signing of a landmark agreement to increase HBCU participation in federal contracting. Also pictured are Jonathan Holifield, the Executive Director for the White House Initiative on HBCUs and Donna M. Ragucci, Director of the OSDBU. 

  • Urban League to Honor Newby-Alexander and Blunt at Community Leaders’ Breakfast

    - Urban League honors two individuals who are connected to NSU at Community Leaders’ Breakfast.