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CSET Students Attend Philadelphia Conference

CSET Students Attend Philadelphia Conference

Twenty-four College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) students traveled to the 26th National Fattah Conference on Higher Education held in Philadelphia, February 17-19. The conference focused on the challenges, opportunities and rewards of post-graduate education. NSU was among the largest group of attendees from outside the Philadelphia area. The conference also featured a graduate school fair where recruiters and advisers from graduate and professional schools provided information and career counseling for all attendees. Dr. Eleanor Hoy, assistant professor of electronics, and Dr. Aliecia McClain, [...]



Provost Candidates Visit Campus

Three of the four candidates for provost and vice president for academic affairs visited campus over the past three weeks. The four candidates are Dr. Joyce Blackwell, vice president for academic affairs at South Carolina State University; Dr. Kenneth M. Stokes, executive director for the Institute for International Innovation Management and former dean, Tillman School of Business at Mount Olive College (NC); Dr. Steven F. Siconolfi, dean of the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance, Ithaca College (NY); and Dr. Sandra J. DeLoatch, NSU [...]



Record Year: $20M in Awards

Norfolk State University received $20.246 million in awards during fiscal year 2010-11—the highest level received in the history of the University, according to Joseph C. Hall, vice president for research and economic development. The funding represents a 16.2 percent increase over the 2009-10 fiscal year and is 32.3 percent higher than fiscal year 2008-09.  Hall attributes the increase to a better awareness of the quality and type of research conducted at the University and to improved solicitation strategies. “Our research is no longer a best [...]



NSU Holds Campus Holiday Celebration

NSU Holds Campus Holiday Celebration

NSU held a campus holiday celebration at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center that included remarks by President Tony Atwater, a lighting of the University’s holiday trees and giveaways. Pictured: Dr. Tony Atwater presents one of the prizes in the giveaway.



NSU Names Terricita Sass Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management

Norfolk State University has named Terricita Sass assistant vice president for enrollment management effective immediately. Prior to her new appointment, she served as the interim executive director for enrollment management. Sass will be responsible for providing leadership to the offices of admissions, financial aid, registrar, new student orientation and customer care. With the support of the academic units and other campus departments, she will also be responsible for guiding the achievement of enrollment goals and increasing student and parent satisfaction with administrative services. In 1988, [...]



NSU Names Lakeisha Mayes Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Norfolk State University has named Lakeisha Mayes, a Hampton Roads native, as its new director of Recruitment and Admissions effective November 7. She brings more than 10 years of admissions experience creating innovative strategies to attract diverse student populations. Prior to coming to Norfolk State, Mayes served as an early college awareness advisor at the ACCESS College Foundation where she was responsible for implementing early college awareness programs in nine middle schools.  She worked alongside principals and school counselors to ensure that students’ had the [...]



LET’S GO SPARTANS!

Saturday marks a historic day in the life of Norfolk State University. Our mighty Spartan football team will take on the ODU Monarchs at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium in the first round of the 2011 NCAA Division I Football Championship. Here’s what you need to know to view and enjoy the game.



CAMPUS CRIME ALERT 2011-12

CAMPUS CRIME ALERT 2011-12

During the months of October and November 2011, there have been several reports of vandalism to vehicles parked on campus and in our concurrent jurisdiction in the City of Norfolk. We ask that all students, faculty and staff report any suspicious activity to our Non-Emergency Number–823-8102 or if it is an Emergency, call 823-9000 or 911. __________________________________________________________________ Here are some tips which hopefully will keep you from being a victim of theft of your personal belongings from your vehicle. Do not leave anything in your vehicle [...]



Holiday Celebration to be Held Nov. 30

Holiday Celebration to be Held Nov. 30

Come to the faculty, staff and student Holiday Celebration on Wed., Nov. 30 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. The celebration will include remarks by President Tony Atwater, a Christmas tree lighting, music and refreshments.



Norfolk State to Meet ODU in 1st Round of NCAA Division I Football Championship

Norfolk State University will visit cross-town foe Old Dominion in the first round of the 2011 NCAA Division I Football Championship next Saturday, Nov. 26, as announced Sunday by the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee. The game will kick off at 1:30 p.m. at ODU’s Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN3.com. Both schools will be making their first-ever appearances in the Division I FCS playoffs. No. 19 NSU (9-2, 7-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) won its first-ever [...]