Norfolk State University celebrates Black History Month
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Norfolk State University celebrates Black History Month

As part of Black History Month, Norfolk State University will pay tribute to the contributions African-Americans have made throughout the United States and in the Commonwealth of Virginia by hosting panel discussions, several art exhibits, special lectures and performing arts events. The university will host several “signature events,” that will explore topics such as the … Continue reading

Kaine, Warner hold roundtable on student debt with Virginia college students
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Kaine, Warner hold roundtable on student debt with Virginia college students

WASHINGTON – Student leaders from 20 Virginia colleges traveled to Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Jan. 27, to discuss their challenges paying for college and the impact of rising student loan obligations during a roundtable conversation organized by U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA). The students represented a diverse cross-section of Virginia’s … Continue reading

Chewning steps aside as Rector, but remains on BOV
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Chewning steps aside as Rector, but remains on BOV

Norfolk State University Board of Visitors Rector Thomas N. Chewning is stepping aside and returning to his board position as an at-large member. Current Vice Rector Dr. Byron L. Cherry Sr. will serve as acting rector until officer elections are held during the March board meeting. The change is effective immediately. “Norfolk State University is an … Continue reading

Pakistan university attack shatters dreams, stokes fear
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Pakistan university attack shatters dreams, stokes fear

CHARSADDA, Pakistan (AP) — When Islamic militants stormed the university campus in this Pakistani town, chemistry professor Hamid Hussain was carrying a concealed pistol. Locking his students in his classroom he opened fire on the assailants, buying his pupils enough time to escape before he was gunned down. The survival of Hussain’s students in a … Continue reading

Norfolk State University commemorates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Norfolk State University commemorates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Michael L. Grantham Every year, the public, students, organizations, and faculty members are welcome to participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. walk. This year at Norfolk State was no different. During this walk, students had the chance to bond with one another by coming together and walking to show respect for the accomplishments … Continue reading

BOV finalizes two-year contract with President Moore
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BOV finalizes two-year contract with President Moore

The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors finalized a two-year contract with Eddie N. Moore Jr. to make him the president of the 80-year-old public institution. The contract will take effect on Jan. 10. Moore is the institution’s 6th president and has said one of his first tasks as permanent president will be to implement … Continue reading

Urban League honors community leaders at NSU event
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Urban League honors community leaders at NSU event

The Urban League of Hampton Roads has named Mr. James Church, Ms. Sharon Durrette-Hunt, Dr. Ashby Kilgore, Dr. Avi Santo and Mr. Bruce Thompson as its 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leader award winners. The awardees will be honored at the Urban League’s 32nd Martin Luther King Community Leaders’ Breakfast Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, 7:30 … Continue reading