Saturday, April 29, 2017

Norfolk State University

Some area residents already know him for his famous “sweet potato pies,” even calling him “The Sweet Potato Man.” Tod Wilson, a 25-year baker and distributor, is a native of Portsmouth and a graduate of I.C. Norcom, who began Mr. ...

HAMPTON ROADS Colleges and universities are preparing for their annual graduation ceremonies for students who have successfully completed their requirements. Old Dominion University will graduate the most students during its 126th Commencement Exercises. More than 2,750 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral ...

When L. Frank Baum published his classic novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” in 1900, he likely had no idea that the subsequent 1902 Broadway musical adaptation, “The Wizard of Oz,” would one day receive frequent productions featuring exclusively African-American ...

From the first to the last days of life, we will write many chapters in life’s book detailing with successes, failures and surprises. Allison Moore is a college graduate, a housewife, mother of three, human resources manager, and a partner in ...

Thanks to a fresh new partnership between Norfolk State University and the Virginia Stage Co., eager scrub-faced students and seasoned actors will put a new spin on “The Wiz” at the Wells Theatre from April 11-30. Whether you focus on ...

NORFOLK One of the most famous renowned operatic sopranos of the past century, five-time Grammy Award winner Kathleen Battle brings her critically acclaimed Underground Railroad performance to Norfolk State University’s Wilder Center on March 26, as part of the Virginia ...

NORFOLK Norfolk State University recently observed the retirement of Dr. Sandra J. DeLoatch after more than 40 years of service. Dr. DeLoatch served in several positions to include educator, professor, founding chair of the Computer Science Department, dean of the ...

NORFOLK Two art exhibits opened Jan. 27 at Norfolk State University’s Wise Gallery. Stephanie Kiah, a visual artist, and Ernest Lowery, a freelance multi-media journalist, shared centerstage at the opening reception. The Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Links, Inc. is a co-sponsor of ...

Morgan, NCCU clash Saturday in B’more. Morgan State (10-11, 7-1 MEAC) and North Carolina Central (15-6, 6-1) got wins to set the stage for their showdown for the men’s MEAC lead Saturday in Baltimore. MSU got 21 points from Tiwian ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide When today’s Norfolk State University (NSU) opened its doors in 1935, the first students and funds to operate came prominently from Grace Episcopal Church and Shiloh Baptist  Church in Norfolk, and ...

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