Spartans finish 5th at MEAC Championship; Higgins named All-MEAC
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Spartans finish 5th at MEAC Championship; Higgins named All-MEAC

SMYRNA, Del. – Norfolk State sophomore Candice Higgins earned her first career All-MEAC cross country honor Saturday morning at the MEAC Cross Country Championship, leading the Spartan women to a fifth-place finish at the Delaware State Outreach and Research Center. Higgins placed sixth overall on the 5,000-meter course with a season-best time of 18 minutes, … Continue reading

Need experience and work product to show a potential employer? Get it at the Spartan Echo!
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Need experience and work product to show a potential employer? Get it at the Spartan Echo!

Writers, photographers, graphic designers:  the Spartan Echo is accepting applications now for all editor positions. Student editors will serve during the spring 2017 semester and may receive a performance grant for their service. Amounts vary by position and funding availability. Some work–done from home–will be necessary during the winter break to prepare for the spring semester. Please see the Spartan Echo staff page at http://www.spartanecho.org/staff for more … Continue reading

Vickers unveils 2016-2017 NSU women’s basketball schedule
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Vickers unveils 2016-2017 NSU women’s basketball schedule

NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk State women’s basketball coach Larry Vickers announced the Spartans’ 2016-17 non-conference schedule on Tuesday afternoon. Vickers’ team will be road tested in his first full season on the bench, playing one home game in the first month of the season. “We have worked hard to put together a strong 2016-2017 non-conference … Continue reading

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

NSU Lady Spartan Amber Brown wakes up from coma, shows signs of improvement
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NSU Lady Spartan Amber Brown wakes up from coma, shows signs of improvement

by Mahogany Waldon NSU student-athlete Amber Brown has awakened from a medically induced coma after she was found unresponsive on Jan. 1 due to complications with diabetes. The 19-year-old Lady Spartans forward was diagnosed last year with Type 1 diabetes. After suffering from a spiked blood sugar level, Brown went into cardiac arrest and suffered continuous … Continue reading

King named to CFPA FCS Linebacker Watch List
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King named to CFPA FCS Linebacker Watch List

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State senior linebacker Deon King was named Wednesday to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) FCS Linebacker Watch List, the organization announced. The CFPA released their watch lists Wednesday for the top defensive players in the FCS, with 34 defensive linemen, 32 linebackers and 32 defensive backs making the cut. According … Continue reading

Spartan Women’s Basketball to co-host empowerment event
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Spartan Women’s Basketball to co-host empowerment event

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball program in partnership with the NSU Women’s Economic Development Center and NSU Career Services will hold an empowerment fundraising event featuring actress Edwina Findley-Dickerson on Sunday, Nov. 22. The event will take place at 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Scott-Dozier Ballroom on the Norfolk … Continue reading

Demsie earns All-MEAC as NSU Men place 3rd at MEAC XC Championships
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Demsie earns All-MEAC as NSU Men place 3rd at MEAC XC Championships

2015 MEAC Men’s XC Results SMYRNA, Del. – Norfolk State sophomore Haileyesus Demsie earned his first career All-MEAC cross country honor, as he paced the Spartans to a third-place team finish on Saturday morning at the MEAC Cross Country Championships at the Delaware State Outreach and Research Center. Demsie placed 12th overall on the 8,000-meter … Continue reading

Gordeeva, Cvjetkovic win 1st round matchup at ITA Regional
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Gordeeva, Cvjetkovic win 1st round matchup at ITA Regional

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s tennis duo of junior Liza Gordeeva and sophomore Dajana Cvjetkovic earned a first-round win last Thursday in doubles at the ITA Atlantic Regional at Liberty. Competing at the Cook Tennis Center, the NSU tandem defeated Morgan State’s Cierra Plummer and Kayla Price by an 8-3 score in the … Continue reading

NSU Men’s Cross Country finishes 2nd for 2nd consecutive meet
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NSU Men’s Cross Country finishes 2nd for 2nd consecutive meet

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s cross country team turned in another strong performance Saturday, getting a number of season-best times en route to a second-place finish at the Christopher Newport Invitational. William & Mary won the meet with 20 points, with NSU placing second with 47. It marked the second straight meet … Continue reading

Gold, White win respective scrimmages at Spartan Madness
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Gold, White win respective scrimmages at Spartan Madness

NORFOLK, Va. – White defeated Green 41-34 in a full 20-minute half of men’s basketball to conclude Spartan Madness at Joseph Echols Hall on Saturday evening. Approximately 1,300 fans got their first glimpse of both Norfolk State basketball teams, and the men did not disappoint in their intrasquad scrimmage at the end. Playing a full … Continue reading