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  • 25 Game Changers in American Theatre

    - Professor Anthony Stockard was honored on Monday, July 12 as one of “25 Game Changers in American Theatre” by Black Masks. The publication which was founded in 1984 is the oldest existing Black/African-American theatre journal in the country and is endowed by Tony-Award-winning, Broadway legend Andre DeShields.

  • Miller to be Inducted into ABCA Hall of Fame

    - Marty Miller’s storied career received perhaps its crowning milestone Wednesday as the former Norfolk State University baseball coach was named a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame 2022 induction class.

  • Alumnus Credits NSU Experience with Acquiring Position with Netflix

    - Alumnus credits NSU experience with acquiring positoin with Netflix - Now he is helping the next generation of Spartans to grab opportunities in Silicon Valley

  • Director of Track and Field Kenneth Giles named as one of the MEAC's 50 Legends in Coaching

    - Director of Track and Field Kenneth Giles named as one of the MEAC's 50 Legends in Coaching

  • Behold Q&A – Dr. J

    - Q: What effect has the pandemic and the marches for racial just had on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in terms of their visibility?

  • Netflix Partnership

    - Netflix Partnership Seen as Helping to Build Black Talent Pipeline to High-Tech

  • NSU Receives $40 Million Gift

    - NSU Receives Transformation and Historical $40 Million Gift

  • Young men’s school grad draws attention with $1 million in scholarships

    - This Young Men’s Leadership Academy graduate received more than $1 million in scholarships and plenty of offers from colleges and universities around the country, but he ended up choosing to major in fashion design at Norfolk State University. Find out why in this article from the Fort Worth Report.

  • Resilience and Innovation

    - With a pandemic that has directly or indirectly impacted us all, multiple acts of violence projected on communities of color, and political unrest, we have all felt an overwhelming burden. Countless lives around us have been lost including some of those in our NSU community.

  • Making Strides

    - Norfolk State University continues to make strides in seeking to be one of the most affordable universities in the nation. This effort has been galvanized by the allocation of $2.5M dollars in Cares Act funding to eliminate outstanding balances for more than 1200 students.

  • NSU ROTC Hall of Fame

    - Norfolk State University and the Military Alumni Chapter Foundation recently recognized four distinguished alumni who were inducted into the NSU ROTC Hall of Fame in 2020. The NSU ROTC Hall of Fame was established to honor the accomplishments of individuals who have distinguished themselves in military or civilian pursuits and have made significant contributions to the ideals and principles of which the ROTC program was established.

  • COVID-19 Updates

    - The COVID-19 pandemic altered our daily routines and placed many activities on hold. As a community, we worked together to survive and thrive during this pandemic by sacrificing our norms across campus. With the availability of vaccines, we are seeing a reduction of COVID-19 cases and the lifting of safety restrictions at the local, state, and federal levels.  

  • Library Renovation

    - While the Lyman Beecher Brooks Library in the middle of the Norfolk State University campus was servicing patrons digitally 24/7 during the pandemic, the iconic building was closed from March 2020 to September 2020. Nonetheless, a lot was happening in that building over this past year. The majority of the first floor was undergoing major renovation. Now the first phase of that renovation is complete.

  • 2021 MEAC Champions

    - The Norfolk State baseball team won its first-ever MEAC championship in dramatic fashion Saturday, rallying to beat North Carolina Central 7-6 on Alsander Womack’s two-out, walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning.

  • Norfolk State Honors 2020 Alumni Award Recipients

    - Norfolk State University honored four of its alumni during the afternoon commencement ceremony for the 2020 graduation class on Saturday, May 15, at William “Dick” Price Stadium.

  • NSU Men's Basketball: Dandridge Elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

    - Former Norfolk State men’s basketball great Robert ‘Bob’ Dandridge has been named one of 16 inductees to the 2021 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class, it was announced on Sunday.

  • Commencement Speaker - Joan G. Wilmer

    - Commencement Speaker Joan G. Wilmer ’99, Rector Norfolk State University Board of Visitors Growth and change are the driving forces of Ms. Joan G. Wilmer’s career.

  • Commencement Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient - Jerry Brooks

    - Commencement Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient - Jerry Brooks

  • Honoring Excellent Educators

    - Norfolk State University - Honoring Excellent Educators

  • Norfolk State University to Hold Commencement Ceremonies for Spring 2020 and Class of 2021 Graduate

    - Norfolk State University will hold two in-person commencement ceremonies for the Spring 2020 graduation class and students from the Class of 2021 on Saturday, May 15

  • Honoring Community Leadership

    - Dr. Karen Hills Pruden, NSU assistant vice president for Human Resources, was recently honored by the Virginia Beach Coalition at the group’s Leading the Charge for Equity program.

  • Binoculars for Change

    - An NSU student is working to raise money for binoculars as a way of introducing Black girls to birding and hopefully a career in natural science.

  • No. 1 Gonzaga Too Much for NSU in NCAA First Round

    - Norfolk State saw its season come to a close on Saturday night with a 98-55 loss to No. 1 seed Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament First Round at Bankers Life Coliseum.

  • Spartans Still Dancing in NCAA Tourney

    - The men’s basketball team beat Appalachian State Thursday and will face Gonzaga Saturday.

  • Spartans Win MEAC!

    - The Spartans are champions! Behind 17 points from tournament MVP Joe Bryant Jr. and a stout defensive effort, the Norfolk State men's basketball team defeated Morgan State 71-63 on Saturday afternoon at Norfolk Scope Arena.

  • CSET Good News Report

    - A summary of things which are noteworthy happening in our own College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

  • Alumna 1st Black Woman NFL Ref

    - Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston Releases Statement about Norfolk State University Alumna Maia Chaka Becoming the National Football League’s First Black Woman Referee

  • Diageo North America Commits $10 Million to HBCUs - Norfolk State Students to Benefit

    - The North America business of Diageo, a global beverage leader, is committing $10 million to support 25 HBCUs, including NSU.

  • Witnessing History

    - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Angelena Garland, a Norfolk State University alumna, served as the lead escort during the wreath-laying ceremony that was part of the January 20 inauguration ceremonies for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • MLK Day Service Project Collects Food for Spartan Pantry

    - The Spartan Community and its supporters stepped up for our students by filling the shelves of the Spartan Pantry with food and essential items. The effort, undertaken as part of the Martin Luther King Day National Day of Service, was nationally registered with the Presidential Inaugural Committee call to service. Read More

  • NSU Receives Grant from Sentara Healthcare & Sentara Health Plans

    - ​Sentara Healthcare and Sentara Health Plans has announced a $10 million investment, called The Sentara Healthier Communities Fund to bolster public health for underserved communities and support healthcare education.

  • NSU & NSU Board of Visitors Member Bishop Kim Brown Receive Encore Awards

    - Both NSU and NSU Board of Visitors (B.O.V.)  member, Bishop Kim Brown, were recipients of Hampton Roads Encore Awards. During a virtual ceremony on December 30, 2020, NSU was presented with the Best College/University Award. Bishop Brown was presented with two Encore Awards – the Humanitarian Award and the Best Pastor Award. 

  • NSU Receives Towering Gift of $40 Million!

    - Norfolk State University receives the largest single-donor gift in its 85-year history!

  • Norfolk State University Becomes Community Center for Coding and Creativity

    - In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, Norfolk State University announced it will become a community center for Coding and Creativity.

  • NSU Receives Grant from Dominion Energy

    - Students at Norfolk State University will receive support in several initiatives designed to enhance student retention and degree completion, increase the representation of minority students in STEM careers

  • Black Ambition HBCU Prize Applications Open

    - Hampton Roads native and music icon Pharrell Williams, a friend and supporter of Norfolk State University, this week launched Black Ambition, a non-profit initiative that will provide a bridge to success for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs who are launching tech, design, healthcare, and consumer products/services start-ups.

  • Portsmouth’s top prosecutor hopes her new book helps inspire kids — of all colors — to find their place

    - Portsmouth’s top prosecutor hopes her new book helps inspire kids — of all colors — to find their place

  • Norfolk Innovation Corridor Launches

    - Norfolk State University is part of the Norfolk Innovation Corridor, designed to attract and retain tech startups and talent to the area.

  • She Got Now Honors HBCU Achievements

    - Political science major Symone Thomas and Paralympic gold medalist April Holmes ’96 were recognized as part of the second She Got Now program, celebrates the brilliant women whose HBCU education has propelled them to great opportunities.

  • Twin Brothers Successful in Their Own Right

    - The O'Bryant brothers may be twins, but they are individuals with their own dreams and goals.

  • 2015 Visit By VP Biden

    - In January 2015, then-Vice President Joe Biden visited Norfolk State University to announce NSU’s leadership of a $25 million grant and consortium to support cybersecurity education.

  • NSU Student’s Determination Shines Spotlight on Service to Others

    - ingle mother, raising two boys on her own. She didn’t quit when the COVID-19 pandemic forced her employer to close, and she lost her job. And she didn’t quit when the ELLEN Show twice rejected her requests to be a guest.

  • 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.

  • NSU Alumna Works to Develop COVID-19 Test​

    - NSU Alumna Works to Develop COVID-19 Test​

  • 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​

  • 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.

  • Congratulations to Nia Vargas of Rolling Juices on Her Pitch Contest Win!

    - Nia Vargas, a participant of the Center’s Early Stage Business Strategy and Finance Workshops with Mr. Jim Franklin, won Black Brand’s Wealth Machine Pitch Contest during its Black Diamond Weekend event for local entrepreneurs.

  • Governor Northam Honors Norfolk State for Strong Support of Small Businesses

    - Governor Northam Honors Norfolk State for Strong Support of Small Businesses

  • Norfolk State University Receives Reaffirmation of its Accreditation

    - Norfolk State University Receives Reaffirmation of its Accreditation

  • Senate Passes Funding for HBCUs

    - The U.S. Senate has passed critical funding for historically black colleges and universities that had been previously stalled.

  • NSU Board of Visitors Member BK Fulton to Speak at NSU 2019 Fall Commencement Ceremony

    - Norfolk State University Board of Visitors (BOV) Member BK Fulton, a seasoned corporate executive and founder of Soulidifly Productions, a Richmond-based film and production company, will deliver the commencement address at Norfolk State University’s 2019 Fall Commencement Ceremony.

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

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

  • Alumnus Wins Research Slam Competition

    - Materials science and engineering alumnus wins postdoc research slam competition.

  • Dr. J Delivers Keynote Address at ACCESS Luncheon

    - President Javaune Adams-Gaston provided the keynote address at the ACCESS College Foundation’s annual luncheon recently held in Norfolk.

  • Initiative Aims to Fill High-Tech Talent Gap

    - Norfolk State University has signed on to an initiative by Gov. Ralph Northam to help create a talent pool of high tech graduates.

  • Alumnus Donates $100,000 to NSU During Homecoming Game

    - Our 2019 homecoming was certainly one for the books. Not only was it a great time for our alumni and students to reconnect with one another, several alumni also took the opportunity to give back to Norfolk State University in a big way. Among those generous individuals was alumnus Darien C. Grant ’89.

  • Homecoming 2019 Wrap Up

    - Homecoming 2019 was one for the books! Check out some of the photos and videos from some of this year's events.

  • Actress Kerry Washington to Visit Norfolk State University

    - Actress Kerry Washington is coming to NSU for a discussion about voting, activism and democracy

  • Of Witches, Women and Halloween

    - Witches, ghosts, goblins and all manner of scary and evil spirits have been a part of the Halloween tradition.

  • Business Student Honored by NAACP

    - A School of Business major was recently honored.

  • Dr. Justin Moses Joins Senior Leadership Team at Norfolk State University

    - A former Virginia Commonwealth University administrator has joined Norfolk State University this month in a new senior leadership role. Dr. Justin Moses, a Michigan native, will serve as Vice President for Operations and Chief Strategist for Institutional Effectiveness

  • Dr. Fairfax honored by UNCF

    - Dr. Colita Nichols Fairfax, professor of social work, will be honored by UNCF

  • His Journey from the Big Band to the Big Screen

    - Zeus Campbell has starred in movies, and was just recently featured in a film that earned an Academy Award.

  • Larnell Exum - Working on the Hill

    - Larnell B. Exum ’85 never dreamed that he would be leading Congressional delegations on fact-finding tours abroad.

  • Angela Reddix - Envision Lead Grow

    - Angela Reddix, Ph.D., adjunct professor in Norfolk State University’s School of Business and CEO of A. Reddix and Associates (ARDX), understands the obstacles women face in the business world.

  • Kim Wimbish

    - She’s not only determined to achieve her goals in the classroom, she is also a woman on a serious mission to change the world outside of it.

  • Battle of the States

    - Heels & Helmets, Hall of Fame, Casino Royale Highlight Battle of the States Week.

  • NSU Hires New Police Chief

    - After a national search, Norfolk State University administrators have selected Vincent M. Moore to serve as the new Chief of Police and Public Safety.

  • Norfolk State University Voted Best University in Hampton Roads

    - This summer, Norfolk State University received a special honor from the Hampton Roads Community. We were voted the Best University in the Hampton Roads area during the inaugural Encore Awards Show on July 27.

  • Governor Northam Statement on the Passing of Dr. Harrison B. Wilson

    - Governor Ralph Northam released the following statement on the passing of former Norfolk State University President Dr. Harrison Benjamin Wilson Jr.

  • Africa to America

    - Africa to America: The Odyssey of Slavery by Voices of America

  • 1619: Making of America Summit

    - The 1619 Making of America Summit will explore the 400-year journey of our founding cultures—Native, African, and English peoples, immigrant stories, and the contributions and influences that have shaped the building of America. The summit will highlight the three pillars of the commemoration: Diversity, Democracy, and Opportunity.

  • NSU Puts 66 on MEAC All-Academic Team

    - The Norfolk State athletics department had a total of 66 student-athletes on the MEAC All-Academic Team this year as the conference office released its entire all-academic list this week.

  • Virginia Governor Signs Executive Order on Campus

    - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order on Wednesday at Norfolk State University to expand opportunities for the Commonwealth’s Small-, Women-, Minority-, and Service Disabled Veteran-owned businesses (SWaM).

  • President’s Welcome Message

    - Message from Javaune Adams-Gaston, Ph.D., President

  • Three New Members Appointed to BOV

    - Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the three new appointments to the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors.

  • NSU Partners with Inha University in South Korea

    - Norfolk State University recently entered a partnership with a South Korean university and its medical school.

  • Governor Names Two NSU Students as Fellows

    - Two Norfolk State University students have been selected as 2019 Governor’s Fellows.

  • High School Students Win Scholarships

    - The Norfolk State University School of Business recently held the Hampton Roads Business Communication Competition for high school students on the university’s campus where High School students won scholarships, cash prizes

  • New Officers Join NSU Police Department

    - The Norfolk State University Police Department recently welcomed five new officers to its ranks.

  • Professor’s Screenplay Picks Up Prestigious Recognition

    - David Tenenbaum has had the good fortune of having a script he co-wrote get not just one, but two recognitions this year.

  • BOV Welcomes New President, Honors NSU Employees

    - The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors introduced the University’s seventh president to community, business, educational and elected leaders on May 23.

  • NSU Junior Talks about His College Application Experience with High School Students at TEDx Event in California

    - A Norfolk State University junior was recently featured in a TEDx talk (TEDxLAHS) where he spoke to students at a California high school about how college affordability and how he was able to cover the cost of his education by applying for various scholarships.

  • Taste of NSU 2019

    - Enjoy an evening of Culture and Cuisine. Join the Norfolk State University Foundation for the Taste of NSU – An Evening to Culture & Cuisine, Thursday, May 30, 2019, from 6–9 p.m., in the Norfolk State University Student Center

  • A Promise Kept

    - Jessica Orvis is running in the Boston Marathon. It's the fulfillment of promise made 5 years ago.

  • Innovation Center in Downtown Norfolk Dedicated

    - The Norfolk State University Innovation Center On the Main in downtown Norfolk was dedicated on March 11.

  • Norfolk State and Coast Guard Renew Partnership

    - Norfolk State University Interim President Melvin T. Stith, Sr., Ph.D., and Vice Admiral Scott Buschman, Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, signed a formal memorandum of agreement Friday, March 22, that continues the partnership between the two entities.

  • Norfolk State University Alumnus to Screen Oscar Award-Winning Film

    - The Norfolk State University’s Theater Company and Department of Mass Communication and Journalism will host “An Evening with Zeus Campbell.” Campbell is an NSU alumnus, Norfolk native, and a cast member of the Oscar Award-winning film, Skin.

  • NSU to Induct 13 Honorees into Lyman Beecher Brooks Society at Green and Gold Ball

    - Norfolk State University will induct 13 generous and deserving donors —all who have gifted at least $100,000 in their lifetime to the institution— into the prestigious Lyman Beecher Brooks Society at the 2019 Green and Gold Ball on April 27 at 7 p.m. at Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall on campus.

  • PBS NewsHour’s Yamiche Alcindor to Speak at 2019 Spring Commencement Ceremony

    - Journalist Yamiche Alcindor, currently a White House Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, will deliver the keynote address at Norfolk State University’s 2019 Spring Commencement Ceremony at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, at William “Dick” Price Stadium.

  • EGOT: NSU’s Ties to Entertainment’s Highest Achievement

    -  Band and Alumni Affiliated with Projects That Add Up to Entertainment’s Highest Achievement

  • Norfolk State University Division of Music to Hold Regional Music Exhibition

    - The Norfolk State University Division of Music will present “The Arts in Our Town,” a concert highlighting some of the extraordinary artists who showcase their artistry and talents in the cities of Hampton Roads.

  • Norfolk State Honors Three Alumni as Distinguished

    - Norfolk State University will honor three of its alumni at the 2019 Alumni Awards Reception & Dinner on Friday, May 3.

  • Norfolk State University Renews Partnership with U.S. Coast Guard

    - Norfolk State University Interim President Melvin T. Stith, Jr., Ph.D., will meet with Vice Admiral Scott Buschman, Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area and Coast Guard representatives on Friday, March 22, 2019 to renew a formal memorandum of agreement to continue the partnership between the two entities as part of the military organization’s College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative (CSPI) program.

  • Board Selects 7th NSU President

    - The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors named Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston as the 7th President of Norfolk State University.

  • Game-based Tool Helps Students ID Cybersecurity Talent, Win Possible Scholarships

    - Students attending a Virginia-based college are eligible to use a free tool to discover their talent for cybersecurity and could win a scholarship.

  • Grant Program Helps Students Pay for Child Care

    - Norfolk State University’s Preschool Academy has received a grant to help NSU students who are parents pay for their child’s preschool.

  • NSU Clinches Season Title, Locks in No. 1 Seed

    - After their second-ever MEAC regular season title, the Spartan men's basketball team enters the MEAC tournament as the No. 1 Seed.

  • Two Women Elected to Lead NSU Board of Visitors

    - For the first time since its creation, the NSU Board of Visitors has two women serving in the highest leadership positions.

  • We See the Future in Hampton Roads Campaign

    - Norfolk State University has launched a campaign showcasing its economic impact on the Hampton Roads region.

  • Norfolk State Accepts Gift from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

    - Norfolk State Accepts Gift from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Norfolk State University recently was awarded a portion of a $100,000 endowed gift from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

  • Virginian-Pilot Interviews NSU Rector and Vice Rector

    - NSU Board of Visitors elects two women as rector and vice rector for the first time .

  • Congratulations Spartan Legion

    - NSU Spartan Legion celebrates EDM group's Grammy win, music video's success

  • NSU Rector Joan G. Wilmer Interview with HBCU Digest

    - Wilmer shares with us her view of becoming the first woman to lead the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors in more than 20 years, updates on the university’s presidential search, and wisdom on how boards effectively govern while driving the message of a new strategic vision for a campus community.

  • Norfolk State University Celebrates Black History Month

    - (NSU NEWSROOM—Feb. 1, 2018) – In recognition of Black History Month, Norfolk State University will honor the transformational achievements and accomplishments of African-Americans through special panel discussions, art exhibitions, lectures and performances.

  • Norfolk State University Board of Visitors Elects Two Women to Serve as Rector and Vice Rector

    - The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors held a special meeting on Monday (Jan. 28) where the board took action on several board policies and held elections for three BOV officer positions.

  • Cherry Leaves Board Grateful to have Served His Alma Mater

    - Dr. Byron L. Cherry Sr. (B.S. ’82) has had a life-long relationship with Norfolk State University. As a youth. As a student. As an alumnus. As a donor. As Board of Visitors Rector.

  • Close Reading for Effective Writing

    - Norfolk State University's choice of "Close Reading for Effective Writing" (CREW) for its second Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) centers on the basic notion that reading and writing skills are complementary.

  • Judge Hatchett Challenges, Encourages in Speech

    - Judge Glenda Hatchett delivered a passionate keynote address at Norfolk State University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance.

  • Lunch Box Connects NSU Graduates Across the Globe

    - As a Presidential Intern, Kami Ames ’17 received a Norfolk State University lunch box while working her internship in the Office of the President.

  • Sorority to Award NSU $100,000

    - Norfolk State University has become one of the first recipients of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.’s HBCU Endowment initiative.

  • Writing Center Offers Students an Array of Services

    - Because writing is an essential component in how we communicate inside and outside the classroom, the University is offering students a wide variety of services to help with their writing. A 2900-square-foot writing center is scheduled to be formally dedicated and opened on Thursday, January 31.

  • This is Our Time

    - Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston, Norfolk State University’s newest President, can’t hide her excitement about the University and its future.

  • NSU and VSU Battle Go Head-to-Head in Fundraising Challenge

    - Norfolk State University and Virginia State University are going head-to-head in an epic fundraising challenge as part of the Labor Day Classic.

  • Norfolk State University Launches Search for New President

    - The Board of Visitors (governing body) invites applications and nominations for the seventh President of Norfolk State University (NSU). The board seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial, innovative and creative leader with strong academic, administrative, development and business acumen.

  • Three New BOV Members Appointed

    - Governor Ralph Northam has made three new appointments to the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors.

  • New HBCU Consortium to Focus on Innovative Teaching

    - Norfolk State University is part of a $1.2 million UNCF grant to develop transformative teaching practices, along with Morgan State and Tennessee State Universities.

  • New Residence Hall Under Construction

    - Norfolk State University is building a new residence hall. It will house 740 students.

  • NSU Receives Military Friendly Designation for Third Consecutive Year

    - For the third consecutive year, Norfolk State University was recognized as a military friendly school due to its ability to attract and retain veterans and active-duty students and employees.

  • Norfolk State Holds 102nd Commencement

    - Norfolk State University held its 102nd Commencement Saturday, May 5 at William "Dick" Price Stadium.

  • Cybersecurity M.S. One of Nation’s 50 Best Programs

    - Cybersecurity Master's Recognized as a Top Program

  • New Drama & Theatre Degree Approved at NSU

    - Norfolk State will begin offering a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre & Drama this fall.

  • Northam Appoints New BOV Member

    - James W. Dyke Jr. has been appointed to the Norfolk State University Board of Visitors.

  • Stith Thanks Campus

    - Interim President Melvin T. Stith, Sr., Ph.D. thanks the campus community as Administrators, Faculty and Staff Campaign ends.

  • Lt. Gov. to Address Spring Graduates

    - Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax will deliver the keynote address at Norfolk State University’s 102nd Commencement Ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 5, 9 a.m. at William “Dick” Price Stadium.