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Condolences and Statement from President Adams-Gaston

It is with heartfelt sympathy that I inform the campus community that Angelia Aracelis McKnight has passed away as a result of her injuries. Angelia was a second-year student, Pre-Nursing major, and native of New York. Our prayers and condolences are with Angelia's family and all those impacted by this tragic event. 
Angelia's life was important and every Spartan is a key member of our campus. With our strength, we will continue to work together. Our culture of care embraces pulling together as a Spartan family during these challenging times.
Counseling and supportive services are available. Contact the Counseling Center for scheduled appointments at 757-823-8173 and after hours at 757-823-9000, for immediate assistance. We must use this time to pull together and be a support for one another. 
Norfolk State University Police are cooperating with the Norfolk Police Department to investigate this off-campus incident thoroughly. We support the police and the City of Norfolk in their attempts to bring an end to gun violence.

Javaune Adams-Gaston, Ph.D., President