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Nicholas McDonald named Tom Joyner Hercules Scholar

  Nicholas McDonald, a future talk show host, multi-million dollar entrepreneur and preacher, is this week’s Hercules Scholar as announced by Tom Joyner on his Morning Show, Thursday, Sept. 18. You can listen to a repeat of the announcement at http://www.tjms.com/stream/. Nicholas will receive a $1500 scholarship from the Tom Joyner Foundation as part of [...]

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NSU makes a mark in Hollywood

  (NSU NEWSROOM)–A Norfolk State University alumnus has spent more than 20 years in Hollywood working behind-the-scenes on some of the industry’s biggest films such as “The Wolverine” and “Marley & Me.” Gregory Earls, who graduated in 1993 with a degree in mass communications, works as a post-production coordinator for 20th Century Fox Studios. Earls [...]

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NSU Falls to 0-3 After 29-14 Loss at No. 16 William & Mary

  WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – No. 16 William & Mary scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams en route to a 29-14 win over Norfolk State on Saturday night at Zable Stadium. The Spartans (0-3) jumped out to an early 7-0 lead but the Tribe (2-1) scored the next 29 points to improve to 5-0 all-time [...]

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Damon Williams to speak at NSU Sept. 23

  The Division of Student Affairs will kick-off its LEAD (Leadership, Education and Development) Speaker Series on September 23, 2014 with NSU alumnus Damon Williams. Damon is the Vice President of Programming for Music Choice, the multi-platform video and music network that reaches millions of consumers nationwide. Damon’s keynote address will be held at 7:00 [...]

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Spartan Volleyball Heads to Pittsburgh for Panther Classic

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team will have its hands full this weekend when the Spartans compete in the Panther Classic at the University of Pittsburgh on Friday and Saturday.   NSU will play Niagara at 4:30 p.m. on Friday at Pittsburgh’s Fitzgerald Field House. Then on Saturday, the Spartans will compete in [...]

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Desalegn, Webb Crack Top 5 at Lid-Lifter

  PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – Juniors Adugna Desalegn and Rachel Webb both placed in the top five Saturday morning for the Spartan women’s cross country team at the Lid-Lifter Invitational hosted by the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Desalegn completed the 5,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 8.01 seconds. Webb was close behind in 20:25.76 as the Spartans competed in their [...]

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Flames Shut out NSU in Home Opener, 17-0

  NORFOLK, Va. – Visiting Liberty held Norfolk State to 215 yards of total offense and kept the Spartans out of the end zone in a 17-0 Flames win in the Spartans’ home opener on Saturday at Dick Price Stadium. Quarterback Josh Woodrum completed 14-of-25 passes for 208 yards and a touchdown and also ran for [...]

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Michael Minix named Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar

  On Thursday, Sept. 4, Tom Joyner, national radio personality and founder of the Tom Joyner Foundation, announced the selection of Michael Minix by the staff at Norfolk State University (NSU) as a Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar. Each Thursday morning in September, a young male student will be announced and receive a $1500 scholarship [...]

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Campus crimes break in new semester

  By Richelle Hammiel Just two weeks into the fall semester, Norfolk State University hosted “I Love NSU Week” to show the students a good time while getting them prepared to start off the school year.  Despite the fun festivities, a few problems on campus have arisen that many students are not aware of. According [...]

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Spartan Echo wins top honors

  News, sports and online journalism take first place at 2013 awards ceremony (HOUSTON) — The Spartan Echo, the student newspaper of Norfolk State University, won 10 “Excellence in Journalism” awards for 2013 at the Black College Communication Association’s annual National HBCU Student News Media Conference in Houston on Saturday, Feb. 8. This is the highest award-winning year [...]

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