Tag: Norfolk State University

Arletha McSwain Named Dean of Extended Learning at Norfolk State University

Dr. McSwain has been serving as interim dean and is the former associate dean of extended learning at Florida State College in Jacksonville.

Norfolk State University Breaks Ground on Its First New Classroom Building in 38 Years

The new 140,000-square-foot building will house 49 classrooms, computer labs, faculty offices and lounges, teleconferencing facilities, and a cafe.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Norfolk State University Looks to Boost Retention and Graduation Rates

The university hopes to raise the six-year graduation rate from 34 percent to 40 percent during the next five years. To help reach this goal, a student success center had been established on campus.

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Kimberly Conway Dumpson, Teresa Hardee, Linda Greene, Josephine Davis, Adriel Hilton, Nevada Winrow, and Philip Sherrill.

Battle to Save the Oldest Building on the Campus of Norfolk State University

About 30 percent of all classes at Norfolk State University are taught in G.W.C Brown Hall, which was named after one of the university's founders.

Six African Americans Taking on New Roles in Higher Education Administration

Stephen McDaniel, Remica Bingham-Risher, Blane Harding, Loretta Moore, A. Benjamin Spencer, and Latanya Walker are the appointees.

In Memoriam: Yvonne Bond Miller, 1934-2012

A professor emerita of childhood education at Norfolk State University, she was the first Black woman elected to both houses of the Virginia legislature.

Three HBCUs Awarded Materials Research Grant Programs From the National Science Foundation

Howard University, Jackson State University, and Norfolk State University will receive five-year grants to conduct materials research and education programs.

Three African American Women Named to Prestigious Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Marlene Helm at Midway College, Belinda Anderson at Norfolk State University, and Carolyn Tucker at the University of Florida.

Two Women Named to New Administrative Posts at Norfolk State University

Lakeisha Mayes is the new director of recruitment and admissions and Terricita Sass was named assistant vice president for enrollment management.

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Esther S. Powell, director of nontraditional adult student services at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, was elected vice president of the Alpha Sigma...

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

Michael Dawson, Bernadine Duncan, Herman Frazier, Sandra DeLoatch, Cornelius Graves, Mark Coleman, and Patricia C. Hodge...

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