Fontaine named Vice President for University Advancement
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Fontaine named Vice President for University Advancement

Norfolk State University President and CEO Eddie N. Moore, Jr. has selected Dr. Deborah C. Fontaine as the university’s Vice President for University Advancement. She provides leadership and administrative oversight for the departments of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Communications and Marketing, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Fundraising, Development Services, University Events and the L. Douglas … Continue reading

Norfolk State honors Dr. Sandra DeLoatch, Friday, Feb. 24
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Norfolk State honors Dr. Sandra DeLoatch, Friday, Feb. 24

February 17, 2017 To the University Community: Please join me in wishing Dr. Sandra J. DeLoatch well as she retires from Norfolk State University. Over her more than 40 years of dedicated service, she has distinguished herself among her professional peers in the STEM field, at Norfolk State and throughout the community. Dr. DeLoatch has … Continue reading

Longwood looks forward to spotlight from VP debate
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Longwood looks forward to spotlight from VP debate

Vice presidential candidates Tim Kaine and Mike Pence, often overshadowed by their running mates, can get the nation’s undivided attention on Oct. 4 at their one and only debate. The night also will provide a moment in the spotlight for their host, Longwood University, a little-known public school often eclipsed by larger in-state rivals. The … Continue reading

Tim Kaine kicks off fight for battleground state of Virginia in Hampton Roads
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Tim Kaine kicks off fight for battleground state of Virginia in Hampton Roads

  by Malik Glaspie, Managing Editor The Clinton-Kaine campaign has made its way to Norfolk were they held a public event today to discuss key matters on their agenda. The event was hosted by Old Dominion University on the lawns of the Rollins Hall facility. A crowd of people from all over the Hampton Roads … Continue reading

Kaine brings steady hand, confidence to Clinton ticket
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Kaine brings steady hand, confidence to Clinton ticket

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nerdy? Sure. Boring? Never. Hillary Clinton’s running mate, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, has been described by critics as a snoozer of a choice who could fail to inspire the more liberal wing of the Democratic Party, blue collar workers and others. But friends and former staff say the caricature … Continue reading

Biden unveiling public database for clinical data on cancer
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Biden unveiling public database for clinical data on cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is unveiling a public database for clinical data on cancer on Monday that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor new treatments to individuals. Overseen by the National Cancer Institute outside Washington, the Genomic Data Commons starts with genomic and clinical data for 12,000 patients. The system … Continue reading

Biden out!
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Biden out!

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will not run for president in 2016, he said Wednesday, Oct. 21, ending a months-long flirtation with a third White House campaign and setting him on a glide path toward the end of his decades-long political career.   Biden’s decision finalizes the Democratic field of White House candidates … Continue reading

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Boehner says Obama military force proposal needs toughening

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans vowed Thursday to toughen President Barack Obama’s day-old legislation to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters, and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi warned, “It’s going to be hard” to find common ground. Nothing underscored the yawning divide between the two parties more than Obama’s request to bar “enduring … Continue reading