Archive for November 2011

President to Recognize Alumni with Golden Sabre Award

President to Recognize Alumni with Golden Sabre Award

The chapters of the Norfolk State University Alumni Association( NSUAA) have a long history of financially supporting NSU. The University wishes to incentivize and honor outstanding fundraising efforts among NSUAA Chapters. In order to fully acknowledge the successful philanthropic efforts of our alumni chapters, NSU has developed the President’s Golden Sabre Award. This award was designed to recognize the chapter that is most successful in its fundraising efforts in service to the University. NSU recognizes its more than 30,000 alumni as one of its most [...]



Glenn R. Carrington to Deliver Fall Commencement Address

Glenn R. Carrington to Deliver Fall Commencement Address

Glenn Carrington, national tax director for client services at Ernst & Young LLP and a member of the NSU Foundation Board, will deliver the keynote address at Norfolk State University’s commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, December 10, at Joseph G. Echols Hall. Glenn R. Carrington is the National Tax Director for Client Services at Ernst & Young LLP, where he serves on the U. S. Executive Board. As National Tax Director for Client Services, Glenn primarily focuses on serving clients in the areas [...]



Student Course Evaluation

Let your instructors know what you think about your classes. Take the student course evaluation survey. Click here Hurry, the survey ends December 2!



Business Competition

Business Competition

The Ernest M. Hodge Center for Entrepreneurship sponsors its Annual Business Plan Competition. The main objective of the competition is to stimulate and nourish the spirit of business and



DMV Brings Services to NSU

DMV Brings Services to NSU

If you can’t get to the DMV, don’t worry. The DMV is here at NSU. DMV2Go, the agency’s new wireless office on wheels, made its first visit to campus last week. The DMV mobile office, which will come to campus on a regular basis, will be located in Lot 34 (behind the campus police department). Faculty, staff and students can conveniently conduct all DMV services at the mobile unit.



DeLoatch Named a Famous Former by Girl Scouts

DeLoatch Named a Famous Former by Girl Scouts

Interim Provost Sandra J. DeLoatch is being recognized by the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast as a Girl Scout Famous Former. The designation honors outstanding women leaders that are former Girl Scouts. DeLoatch will also be profiled in the Council’s 100th anniversary calendar. Earlier this year, the Girl Scout Council presented DeLoatch with the Thanks Badge, the highest award an adult Girl Scout can earn from the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast. Additionally, the Girl Scout Council created the Dr. Sandra DeLoatch Science, [...]



We’re No. 1!

We’re No. 1!

After Saturday’s convincing win over Savannah State, the Spartan Football team has a share in the MEAC title. A win over Morgan State on Saturday will make us the sole MEAC champions. Behold the Green and Gold!



Dr. Atwater Forms Student Advisory Network

Dr. Atwater Forms Student Advisory Network

Dr. Atwater met with student leaders to discuss campus direction as part of the newly formed President’s Student Advisory Network.  About 12 student leaders, from the SGA to the Spartan Echo, provided their  input regarding campus initiatives.



Dr. Atwater Launches New Initiative

Dr. Atwater Launches New Initiative

Dr. Tony Atwater recently launched a new initiative referred to as the Spartan Crusade for Academic Success (SCAS). Representatives from Bank of America presented the President with a $20,000 check to support SCAS, essentially becoming the first corporate sponsor of this major initiative. Through Bank of America’s generosity, NSU can begin program implementation with Booker T. Washington High School, its first partner school.



$5 Million Grant Will Train Healthcare Workers

U.S. Senators Jim Webb and Mark R. Warner recently announced the award of a $5 million federal grant to a public-private partnership of colleges, universities and hospitals in Hampton Roads and on the Peninsula to provide education, training and job placement assistance in the healthcare field. The U.S. Department of Labor competitive grant program targets healthcare jobs which are in demand and for which local employers have had to rely upon H-1B visas to hire foreign workers. The Hampton Roads Healthcare Workforce Partnership (HR-HWP) estimates [...]