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Making Waves 09 2022

September 2022

Landmark Foundation Donates $5 Million

The Landmark Foundation Check Presentation

Frank Batten, Jr., President and CEO of the Landmark Foundation, presented President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston with a $5 million check in a presentation ceremony in the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022.

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President Adams-Gaston Urges Spartans to Take Advantage of Student Debt Cancellation

students in the dorm reading a book together

NSU President Javaune Adams-Gaston made an official statement Aug. 26, 2022, on student debt cancellation and encourages all Spartans to take advantage of this opportunity.

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NSU Receives Sentara Cares Grant

dr. mebane photo from Sentara Cares Grant Video

NSU is in the process of receiving a sub-award from EVMS to help address substance use issues among women who are pregnant and/or parenting. The award is part of a $1.5 million grant to EVMS from Sentara as part of its Sentara Cares grants.

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Engineering Professor Receives National Science Foundation Award

Dr. Hongzhi Guo received award

Dr. Hongzhi Guo, assistant professor of engineering, is among the National Science Foundation’s 2022 Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awardees.

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NSU Forms Affiliated Foundation Board of Directors

new affliated foundation Board of Directors

In a first for Norfolk State University, all NSU foundations came together with the NSU National Alumni Association and University Advancement to talk about strategy at the Affiliated Foundation Board of Directors Meeting Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Dr. Harry Watkins, Board of Visitors Member and Foundation Liaison, presided over the meeting..

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Founders Week - Sept. 12-18, 2022

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