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Psychology Suite Named in Honor of NSU Alumnus James E. Savage, Jr.

Psychology Suite RevealNorfolk State University recently unveiled the Psychology Suite in honor of Alumnus Dr. James E. Savage, Jr.

Dr. Savage, earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Norfolk Division of Virginia State College in 1968. He later earned his master’s and doctoral degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

Dr. Savage is a notable and licensed clinical psychologist with more than 48 years of experience. He has devoted his life and career to the betterment of individuals and families by providing counseling services at both the Institute of Life Enrichment and the Center for Life Enrichment. Through the decades, he has provided an African-American mental health presence in Baltimore, MD and District of Columbia Metro areas. He is a past president of the National Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi) and former elder of the Elder Association of Black Psychologists.

A lifetime member of the Norfolk State University Alumni Association, Dr. Savage is a loyal supporter of Norfolk State University. In 2018, he established the African-American Psychology Hall of Fame Endowment and a Psychology Endowment to support faculty development and student scholarships. In recognition of his charitable contributions, Dr. Savage was inducted into the University’s Lyman Beecher Brooks Society in 2019.