Thursday, March 30, 2017

Old Dominion University

He’s has already achieved one version of the American Dream.   After growing up in poverty in Flint, Mich., DeVon Taylor ’12 graduated from Old Dominion University and from Harvard Medical School in 2016. Taylor now has begun a three-year residency ...

By Noell Saunders Margot Lee Shetterly, the best-selling author of “Hidden Figures,” received two standing ovations while speaking to a full house inside the Ted Constant Convocation Center’s Blue Room on Wednesday. Shetterly, who served as a keynote speaker for ...

By Brendan O’Hallarn A presidential historian, a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper editor, a nationally renowned broadcaster and author, and a philanthropist/entrepreneur will be the featured speakers in Old Dominion University’s 2016-17 President’s Lecture Series. The series serves as a marketplace for ...

By Brendan O’Hallarn It’s fair to say that Christopher Ndiritu, two-term Student Government Association president, who graduated May 7 with a degree in public health, has made the most of his time at Old Dominion University. Born in Kenya, Ndiritu ...

By Leonard E. Colvin Chief Reporter New Journal and Guide Norfolk State University Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim will deliver the commencement speech at the 2016 Spring Commencement at Norfolk State University on May 7 at the Norfolk Scope Arena. The ...

NORFOLK The Old Dominion Board of Visitors unanimously approved a resolution to name a new residence hall, to be constructed at 49th Street and Powhatan Avenue, the Hugo A. Owens House in honor of the University’s first African-American Rector. Dr. ...

By Old Dominion University public relations staff Old Dominion University will recognize its tradition of diversity and inclusion on campus with the first Unity Fest on Thursday, April 21 from noon to 2 p.m. on Kaufman Mall. Sponsored by Old ...

By Randy Singleton Community Affairs Correspondent New Journal and Guide HAMPTON The Hampton University Pirates concluded their spring football practice with the annual Blue and White scrimmage game at Armstrong Field on Friday (April 1). Roughly fifty student-athletes participated in ...

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide NORFOLK Charles Wilson will step down on July 24 as the dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Old Dominion University. Wilson, a nationally recognized scholar of African-American literature, ...

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