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Norfolk State vacates 97 wins, placed on probation by NCAA

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Norfolk State’s athletic department will vacate 97 victories and three conference championships and spend two years on probation after an NCAA investigation that found the school allowed 48 ineligible student-athletes to compete over a period of four academic years. The school and the NCAA’s Division I Committee on Infractions announced the … Continue reading

Probation lifted, Norfolk State maintains full accreditation with SACSCOC
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Probation lifted, Norfolk State maintains full accreditation with SACSCOC

by Danielle Kirsh Norfolk State University’s probation was finally lifted on Tuesday, Dec. 8, by NSU’s accrediting agency the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Interim President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. was informed shortly after noon and spoke to the Spartan Echo immediately afterward. “We are off of probation,” … Continue reading

Exclusive interview with President Moore | Sept. 9, 2015
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Exclusive interview with President Moore | Sept. 9, 2015

In this exclusive interview with Interim President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. of Norfolk State University, the Spartan Echo continues the discussion from our May 1 interview updating our audience and returning students, faculty and staff on the issues of probation, low enrollment, faculty reductions, and how NSU is “forging ahead” to prepare and … Continue reading

President Moore addresses probation, low enrollment and forging ahead
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President Moore addresses probation, low enrollment and forging ahead

An exclusive interview with the Spartan Echo on May 1 The entire interview is available on video below. by Danielle Kirsh, Online/Managing Editor As enrollment declines at Norfolk State University during its probation, some students worry about the status of the university, but not Interim President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. Norfolk State is “totally … Continue reading

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Q&A on SACSCOC probation of NSU

What is the SACSCOC? The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states, including the Commonwealth of Virginia. The SACSCOC (the “Commission”) is a private, nonprofit voluntary organization that is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Are institutions on … Continue reading

National / Opinion & Editorial / Politics

Young African American men more likely to be imprisoned than employed

by T’ney Stallings The United States has the highest rate of incarcerated juveniles verses other nations. According to the U.S. Dept. of Justice, about 70,000 juvenile criminal offenders live in detention facilities and about 68 percent are racial minorities. For every 100,000 African American juveniles in the United States, 521 are in a residential facility, compared … Continue reading

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Norfolk State leader says school addressing problems

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk State University interim President Eddie Moore Jr. says the school is addressing problems that led to it being put on probation. Media outlets report that Moore met with the campus community on Tuesday to discuss a report from the school’s accrediting body, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Moore says … Continue reading