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Historically Black Norfolk State University Teams Up With Netflix for Technology Boot Camps

Historically Black Norfolk State University Teams Up With Netflix for Technology Boot Camps

The Netflix Virtual HBCU Boot Camp will allow 130 Norfolk State students and alumni to take part in an intensive 16-week course covering in-demand technology skills. Students who are accepted are eligible to receive a Netflix scholarship that will cover the cost of attendance.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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

Universities Appoint Five African Americans to Administrative Positions

Universities Appoint Five African Americans to Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative roles are Jovette Dew at Oklahoma State University, Leonard Brown at Norfolk State University in Virginia, Melba V. Pearson at Florida International University, Rashad Young at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Eric Sullivan at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis.

DoVeanna Fulton Is the New Provost at Norfolk State University in Virginia

DoVeanna Fulton Is the New Provost at Norfolk State University in Virginia

For the past 8 years, Dr. Fulton has served as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and professor of history, humanities, and languages at the University of Houston–Downtown. Earlier, she taught at the University of Alabama.

Five African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Five African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Brian Jackson at Danville Community College in Virginia, Yasmine Farley at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, Clifford Porter at Norfolk State University in Virginia, Kristine Kelly at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, and Kenyatta Randall at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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

Ten African Americans Who Have Been Assigned to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten African Americans Who Have Been Assigned to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Willie Todd Jr. Is the New President of Denmark Technical College in South Carolina

Willie Todd Jr. Is the New President of Denmark Technical College in South Carolina

Dr. Todd served as the vice president of academic affairs & student services at Denmark Technical College since July 29, 2019. Prior to that appointment, he served as the provost and vice president for academic affairs at historically Black Wiley College in Marshall, Texas.

A Half Dozen African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

A Half Dozen African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Nine African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

In Memoriam: Harrison B. Wilson Jr., 1925-2019

In Memoriam: Harrison B. Wilson Jr., 1925-2019

Dr. Wilson served as president of Norfolk State for 22 years. When he arrived on campus in 1975, the school only offered four graduate programs and enrolled 191 students. By the end of Dr. Wilson’s presidency in 1997, the university offered 14 master’s programs, one doctoral program, and enrolled 1,110 students.

Norfolk State University Renews Partnership With the United States Coast Guard

Norfolk State University Renews Partnership With the United States Coast Guard

The agreement is part of the Coast Guard’s College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative (CSPI) program. Established in 1989, the CSPI is a scholarship program aimed at improving the diversity of the Coast Guard’s officer corps.

Big Sean Sponsors Entreprenurial Contest For HBCU Students

Big Sean Sponsors Entreprenurial Contest For HBCU Students

The contest, “Moguls in the Making,” gave HBCU students the opportunity to plan, develop, and present a business plan in front of their peers and a panel of judges. They also participated in workshops focused on various topics such as financial literacy, idea pitching, and building business models.

Norfolk State University Establishes Innovation Center in Downtown Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk State University Establishes Innovation Center in Downtown Norfolk, Virginia

The goal of the new center is to enable the historically Black university to create a presence in the city’s main business corridor and to develop and promote educational and employment opportunities for university students and the Norfolk community.

Javaune Adams-Gaston Elected President of Norfolk State University

Javaune Adams-Gaston Elected President of Norfolk State University

Dr. Adams-Gaston has had a 30 year career in higher education. Currently, she serves as senior vice president and affiliate assistant professor at Ohio State University. Earlier, she was the first African-American assistant athletic director at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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

Three HBCUs Team Up for Initiative That Will Focus on Faculty Development

Three HBCUs Team Up for Initiative That Will Focus on Faculty Development

The consortium on Transformative Teaching Practice for 21st Century Career Pathways will engage in structured activities that foster community, identifies and validates new innovations, amplifies and scales best practices, and disseminates learnings.

A New Degree Program in Theatre and Drama at Norfolk State University

A New Degree Program in Theatre and Drama at Norfolk State University

Historically Black Norfolk State University in Virginia will offer a new bachelor’s degree program in theatre and drama. Up to now, the university has offered a bachelor’s degree in English with concentrations in theatre performance and theatre technology.

The Next Leader of Norfolk State University in Virginia

The Next Leader of Norfolk State University in Virginia

Dr. Melvin T. Stith has served on the board of visitors of Norfolk State University since 2013 and as vice rector since 2016. He is dean emeritus of the School of Management at Syracuse University. Dr. Stith will begin his term as interim president on January 1.

Norfolk State University Unveils a New Logo and Marketing Slogan

Norfolk State University Unveils a New Logo and Marketing Slogan

Norfolk State University, the historically Black educational institution in Virginia, has unveiled a new logo and marketing campaign that uses the tagline “We see the future in you.”

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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

Four Black Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

Four Black Women Who Are Stepping Down From Their University Posts

The Black women who have announced their retirements are Sandra J. DeLoatch of Norfolk State University in Virginia, Iris Rosa of Indiana University, Jean Hampton of Texas Southern University, and Branwen Smith-King of Tufts University in Massachusetts.

Norfolk State University Signs a Partnership Agreement With the Coast Guard

Norfolk State University Signs a Partnership Agreement With the Coast Guard

The College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative program at Norfolk State University in Virginia will offer scholarships and other services to college students who are interested in careers in the Coast Guard.

Eight African American Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Eight African American Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

Eddie N. Moore Jr. Named President of Norfolk State University in Virginia

Eddie N. Moore Jr. Named President of Norfolk State University in Virginia

Moore has been serving as interim president of Norfolk State since 2013 and the board of visitors rewarded him for leading the university when it was placed on probation by its accrediting agency. It has now been removed from probation.

Norfolk State University Teams Up With Local Sheriff's Department

Norfolk State University Teams Up With Local Sheriff’s Department

The Norfolk State University/Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office Cadet/Internship Program will offer university students majoring in sociology, psychology, or political science the opportunity to earn credits by participating in the Summer Basic Jailer Academy Program.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

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.

Two High-Ranking Black Academics Announce Their Retirements

Two High-Ranking Black Academics Announce Their Retirements

Billy K. Cannaday Jr., dean of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies at the University of Virginia, and Amelia Ross-Hammond, a professor and director of service-learning and civic engagement at Norfolk State University, are retiring.

Norfolk State Cuts Jobs to Deal With Budget Deficit

Norfolk State Cuts Jobs to Deal With Budget Deficit

The board of visitors at historically Black Norfolk State University in Virginia, has voted to eliminate 97 jobs in an effort to make a dent in a projected $16.7 million deficit in the budget for the coming academic year.

Very Few Peace Corps Volunteers Are Graduates of HBCUs

Very Few Peace Corps Volunteers Are Graduates of HBCUs

Howard University has 13 graduates volunteering in the Peace Corps and Spelman College has eight. Norfolk State University and Morehouse College are tied for third with four.

Prairie View A&M University Wins the Honda All-Star Challenge

Prairie View A&M University Wins the Honda All-Star Challenge

Since its inception in 1989, the Honda All-Star Challenge has awarded more than $7.5 million in grants to Black colleges and universities. This year’s national champion was a team from Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

Jackson State University President Has Contract Extended

Jackson State University President Has Contract Extended

Dr. Carolyn Meyers was named the 10th president of Jackson State University on December 1, 2010, and began serving in the role in January 2011. Her contract has been extended for four years.

The First New Classroom Building at Norfolk State University in 40 years

The First New Classroom Building at Norfolk State University in 40 years

The new 140,000-square-foot building has more than 30 classrooms, five computer laboratories, 10 nursing and medicals laboratories, three conference rooms, 20 group study rooms, and offices for 68 faculty members and their staffs.

New $25 Million Program Will Promote Cybersecurity Education Programs at HBCUs

New $25 Million Program Will Promote Cybersecurity Education Programs at HBCUs

The White House has announced a new five-year, $25 million grant program of the U.S. Department of Energy to foster cybersecurity education at minority serving institutions. Norfolk State University in Virginia is the lead institution in the grant program.