Spartan Echo multimedia editor wins HRBMP scholarship for third time
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Spartan Echo multimedia editor wins HRBMP scholarship for third time

NORFOLK, Va – Winners of the Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals’ 2015 Journalism/Media Scholarships were officially announced. Seven students won scholarships totaling $4,500. Five are local college students while the high school seniors attend school in Hampton and Chesapeake. The monies will go toward furthering or starting their studies in the fields of journalism or … Continue reading

Thank you for a wonderful summer semester!
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Thank you for a wonderful summer semester!

Our summer semester has come to an end.  We’d like to thank our web content producers for their tireless work.  Each one had their own beat and was responsible for choosing which Associated Press stories to post on our website.  We hope you enjoyed their work, which rivals the daily productivity of most small-to-medium sized … Continue reading

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Brown Bag Lunch with President Moore July 8 and August 12

Faculty and Staff Brown Bag Lunch Discussions   Mark your calendars! Faculty and staff are invited to join President Eddie N. Moore, Jr. for Brown Bag Lunch Discussions each month this summer. Bring your lunch to the Faculty/Staff Cafeteria on the following Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m.   July 8 August 12   Let us know … Continue reading

WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15
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WNSB interview of Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on 5-29-15

Kim Fields of Hot 91.1 FM WNSB in Norfolk, Virginia, our student media colleagues at Norfolk State University, interviewed Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on May 29, 2015. Here is the interview in its entirety. Near the end, the governor talks about how he appointed three new Board of Visitor members at Norfolk State University. Continue reading

127 Student-Athletes earn spot on AD’s Honor Roll
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127 Student-Athletes earn spot on AD’s Honor Roll

NORFOLK, Va. – A total of 127 Norfolk State student-athletes earned a place on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the spring 2015 semester, the athletics department announced today. To make the honor roll, student-athletes must achieve a 3.0 grade-point average for the semester. This year’s spring total is one more than the final tally … Continue reading

NSU Football hires Kefense Hynson as new Wide Receivers Coach
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NSU Football hires Kefense Hynson as new Wide Receivers Coach

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State football coach Latrell Scott announced Thursday the hiring of Kefense Hynson as the Spartans’ new wide receivers coach. Hynson has collegiate experience coaching receivers, quarterbacks, running backs, tight ends and defensive backs. He has worked at the Division I FBS and FCS and Division II levels in addition to several … Continue reading

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