Sweet Briar College among ‘most endangered’ Virginia places
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Sweet Briar College among ‘most endangered’ Virginia places

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A preservation group’s annual list of the most endangered places in Virginia includes Sweet Briar College, which is scheduled to close in August. Sweet Briar College announced in March it would close because of crushing financial challenges. The 114-year-old women’s college held what could be its final commencement over the weekend … 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

MCJR Week 2015 brings media professionals to Norfolk State campus
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MCJR Week 2015 brings media professionals to Norfolk State campus

This year’s MCJR Week was a success as it helped Norfolk State University students learn from media professionals and alumni.  The annual tradition at NSU also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Department of Mass Communications and Journalism.  Spartan Echo TV reporter Jamila Patterson has the story. Continue reading

University founded in Va. by culture warrior Falwell soars
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University founded in Va. by culture warrior Falwell soars

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Jerry Falwell credits his famous father for laying a solid academic foundation for Liberty University’s extraordinary growth, and it’s a formula he’s followed and built on as president of the evangelical Christian university. The younger Falwell has assiduously focused on Liberty as it has swelled to the largest university … Continue reading

Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses
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Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The Santa Ana, California-based company said it was working with other schools … Continue reading