Highlights of Recent Accolades and Service-Learning Activities, 2010-2011
Partnered with the Office of Student Activities and Leadership; the Virginia Conflict Resolution Center, and Old Dominion University for MLK Jr. Day service projects.
Celebrated Constitution Day events: Theme: The Healthcare Bill: Guest Speaker: Dr. Newby Alexander Participated in the “Get out to Vote Virginia” African- American Leadership Mobilizing Group Civic Engagement efforts for the Mid-Term Elections
Faculty, Administrators, from the Police Dept., Student Affairs, Marketing and Communications, and the Director of Service-learning attended the Annual Governor’s Emergency Preparedness Conference for Higher Education in Richmond, Va.
Partnered with Student Activities and Leadership for a successful Community Fair Invited to be Founding member of the Va. Engage Service-learning and Civic Engagement Coalition for Institutions of Higher Ed.
Awarded “Semester of Service” grant from Youth Service America and State Farm
Several SLCE Faculty and COI/ SLICE faculty members attended the Gulf-South Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Summit, Hosted by Va. Tech, in Roanoke
Students participated in the annual Teen Cultural Fest sponsored by the City of Norfolk, Department of Youth Services.
Honors College students participated in the Scrabble Competition to raise funds for Literacy Awareness at WHRO.
Several Faculty members attended the State Office of Volunteerism and Community Service Forum in Chesapeake.
Several Faculty members from Community of Inquiry/service-learning co-hort. attended and presented at the HBCU Faculty Development Network Conference in New Orleans
Received Certificates of Appreciation from our Steps-2-Success community partner, and the Virginia Conflict Resolution Center.
Students and the Director, of SLCE participated in the African-American Read-In Day, at Lindenwood Elementary School
Students from Political Science volunteered as Precinct Workers on Election Day, and engaged in the Poll Workers training with CNU students.
Highlights of Recent Accolades and Service-Learning Activities, 2007-2009
NSU Celebrates U. S. Constitution Day
Featured in the Guide to Service-Learning Colleges and Universities: Beyond The Books, Student Horizons, Inc. 2009
Award for participation: Capitol Square Civil Rights Award: Governor’s Office, Richmond, 2008
Certificates of Appreciation to NSU students for Leadership and Service: Annual Youth Skills & Career Building Day Workshops, 2008
Listed in the 2007 President’s Higher Education Community Service National Honor Roll
One of three higher Education institutions to initiate the Virginia tidewater Consortium Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Committee comprised of 13 institution in the South Hampton Roads region
Third place winner in all three categories for the Association of State colleges and Universities ADP-South Regional Conference on Civic Engagement.
Appreciation Plague for Leadership in community service activities: United Way of South Hampton Roads
Certificate of Appreciation for students as service facilitators: Eastside Community Development Corporation
First place: 2006/7 Students in Free Enterprise ( SIFE) Business Entrepreneurs regional Service-Learning Competition
Letter of Commendation: Governors Campus Preparedness Fair participants, Virginia Union ,Richmond, Va. 2007