31 Spartan Student-Athletes earn degrees at Spring Commencement
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31 Spartan Student-Athletes earn degrees at Spring Commencement

NORFOLK, Va. – A total of 31 former Norfolk State student-athletes earned their bachelor’s degrees when the university held its spring commencement on May 9. A little more than half of that total (16) also graduated with honors. It marked the most graduates for NSU since the spring of 2012, when 49 former student-athletes walked … Continue reading

NSU Baseball vs. Hunger event provides nearly 4,000 meals to those in need
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NSU Baseball vs. Hunger event provides nearly 4,000 meals to those in need

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State University baseball program’s second annual NSU Baseball vs. Hunger event, held on Thursday, May 7, resulted in donations that will provide 3,809 meals to the surrounding community. The Spartan baseball program collected monetary donations and non-perishable food item donations for the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern … Continue reading

Clark announces 5-player women’s basketball recruiting class
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Clark announces 5-player women’s basketball recruiting class

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State women’s basketball coach Debra Clark announced Monday her five-player recruiting class that will suit up for the Spartans beginning in the 2015-16 season. The class includes two junior college signees, power forward Michelle Wright (Baltimore, Md./Baltimore City Community College) and point guard Ashante Doby (Palm Beach, Fla./Miami Dade College), who … 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

UMES cools off NSU with 2-1, 1-0 sweep
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UMES cools off NSU with 2-1, 1-0 sweep

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Maryland Eastern Shore’s Jesse Stinnett and Tanner Whiteman managed to cool off Norfolk State’s red-hot bats, holding the Spartans to five hits during Saturday’s 2-1, 1-0 doubleheader sweep by UMES at Hawk Stadium.   UMES right hander Stinnett outdueled Spartan lefty Matt Outman in the opener as the Hawks broke NSU’s … Continue reading

Riley named MEAC Pitcher of the Week
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Riley named MEAC Pitcher of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. – Senior Liz Riley of the Norfolk State softball team was named the MEAC Pitcher of the Week on Monday afternoon when the conference office announced its weekly softball honors.   Riley, who hails from Virginia Beach, Va., allowed just one unearned run in 14 innings in a pair of complete game victories … Continue reading