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Fall 2023 issue of Behold Magazine


Featured News Articles

  • Innovation Earns University Coveted Apple Distinguished School Designation

    When the COVID-19 pandemic forced educational institutions to shut down on-campus, face-to-face learning, it provided Norfolk State with an avenue to respond to the challenge of delivering teaching and learning in a way that was innovative, proactive, and transformative. read more

  • Oral History Project Captures Alumni Stories

    “The oral history project allows us to tell the story of Norfolk State through our alumni,” says Assistant Vice President for Development Shana Z. James. “It is allowing us to celebrate the memories and experiences our students had while they were here on campus – how Norfolk State impacted their lives and careers.” read more

  • NSU is National News

    While Norfolk State University has a well-established reputation, NSU made national news more than usual over the past months. Here is a sampling of the news that received national attention. read more

  • Distinguished Faculty Awards Fall 2022

    Norfolk State University recognized four distinguished faculty members at the Fall 2022 Opening Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 16. President Javaune Adams-Gaston, Ph.D., presented the Distinguished Faculty Awards before the conference’s assembled faculty, staff, and administrators in the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. read more

  • Department Helps New NSU Students Excel

    Learning to become an effective college student is a skill that can be difficult to master. For the past five years, Norfolk State has supported new students through the Student Pathways and Academic Formation Department as they develop that skill. read more

  • Faculty Member Adopts School

    The assistant professor of social work has “adopted” a school and made a commitment to helping improve education for the children in the village of Lethe and the surrounding communities. read more

  • First In The NFL

    Hard Work, Perseverance Leads 2006 Alumna To Become First Female African American NFL Official read more

  • A Life Well Lived

    Marie Valentine McDemmond — educator, accomplished leader, visionary, mentor, and “the first” in many aspects of her career — passed away July 27, 2022. She was 76 years old. She leaves a void in her family, the Norfolk State University community, and in the world of educators in the Commonwealth and beyond. read more

  • Missy Elliot honored at NSU graduation

    Norfolk State University bestowed the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree and the Commencement Presidential Medallion upon singer, songwriter and producer Missy Elliott at the University's 109th Commencement Ceremony. Elliott served as the commencement keynote speaker. read more

  • NSU Engineering Professor Receives Coveted National Career Award

    All of these are examples of potential applications from a research project that Hongzhi Guo, Ph.D., assistant professor of engineering at Norfolk State, is conducting. He recently received a $499,337 award from the National Science Foundation. read more

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