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Making Waves 12 2022

December 2022

NSU Testing Services Earns National Recognition

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Norfolk State University Testing Services was awarded Test Center Certification by the National College Testing Association (NCTA).

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Day of Giving at Ingleside Elementary

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The Division of Student Affairs (The Office of Campus Life & Diversity), OVW (Office on Violence Against Women) NSU Campus Grant Program and Norfolk State Police Department are official community partners proudly working with Norfolk Public School’s “Adopt- A- School” Mentoring Program featured at Ingleside Elementary.

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Missy Elliott to Deliver Commencement Address to Norfolk State University Graduates

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Grammy-award-winning singer, rapper, songwriter and producer Missy Elliott will deliver the keynote address to approximately 400 graduating students at Norfolk State University’s Commencement Ceremony.

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Board of Visitors Extends President’s Contract to 2027

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The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors extended the contract of President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston to 2027.

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Black Ambition Gives $2.5M to Startups

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On the final night of Mighty Dream Forum, Pharrell Williams recognized young minority entrepreneurs through his nonprofit Black Ambition. At the Dinner with a Purpose, Black Ambition give away $2.5 million to startups.

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Virginia HBCUs and Urban League to Provide Paid Tutors


National test scores show that Virginia students have experienced extensive learning loss in recent years. A new state program will help at-risk students recover using tutors from Virginia HBCUs.

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