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$3.2 M Grant Breaks New Ground In Graduate Education

$3.2 M Grant Breaks New Ground In Graduate Education

Norfolk State University is using a $3.2 million grant to break new ground in graduate research education. The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) requires doctoral candidates to break out of their discipline-specific backgrounds and cross disciplinary boundaries—an approach that is expected to shake up traditional graduate research education. It also helps address the growing need for professionals to work across fields to create innovative solutions for complex problems. Under the National Science Foundation grant, Norfolk State’s IGERT project focuses on the magnetic and [...]



Russian Delegation To Visit Campus

Norfolk State University is hosting a delegation from our sister city of Kaliningrad, Russia, Thurs., Nov. 17 beginning at 10:30 am. Kaliningrad is located in western Russia on the Baltic Sea. We extend our warmest welcome to our visitors!



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.



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.



Biometrics Authentication Changing I.D. Process

Biometrics Authentication Changing I.D.  Process

In this 21st century of global information, there is an ever-growing need to authenticate individuals. Biometrics-based authentication is emerging as a reliable method that can overcome serious limitations of the traditional automatic personal identification technologies. Biometric recognition, or biometrics, refers to the automatic identification of a person based on his/her anatomical (e.g., fingerprint, iris) or behavioral (e.g., signature) characteristics or traits. This method of identification offers several advantages over traditional methods involving ID cards (tokens) or PIN numbers (passwords) for various reasons: (i) the person [...]