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Please be reminded that mass dissemination of information—on and off campus—is subject to the University’s Dissemination of Public Information policy.

50-01: Dissemination of Public Information

Policy Statement
The Office of Communications and Marketing has been designated by the President as the primary contact for news media issues and for coordination of dissemination of information to the public. This office is also responsible for ensuring University-wide compliance with this policy.

All due diligence must be taken to ensure that information originating from the University is accurate, complete, reflects the official position of the Norfolk State University organization and is released to the media and target publics in a timely manner.

See the full policy here

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NSU Health and Wellness Initiative for Women presents NSU Recognizes World AIDS Day 2015

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

“Getting to Zero – The Time to Act Is Now”

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - Student Center, 138A 

1–4 P.M.

Free and Confidential HIV/AIDS/STI Testing –
1:00 – 3:30 P.M.

Urban Control Entertainment


5:30 P.M.

Vigil and March with Glow Sticks Led by PROJECT CHOICE


Sponsored By

Campus Community Women’s Health Taskforce

Posted by: Health, Physical Education, and Exercise Science
Tuesday's Tip - Blackboard

Tuesday, November 24, 2015



Today's tip....SafeAssign! Do you have an assignment your instructor linked to SafeAssign? Not sure how to read the originality report or what it means?  Well, click here for detailed information on how to read and use this report to your advantage. 

Posted by: School of Extended Learning/NSU Online
NSU SAAC to Host "Holiday with the Spartans" on Dec. 2

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The holiday season is here and the Norfolk State University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee is inviting area youth to celebrate with the Spartans on Wednesday, Dec. 2.
The NSU SAAC will host its first-ever “Holiday with the Spartans” event for the Spartan Youth Club and all youth in the surrounding area at the NSU men’s basketball home game against Mercy College on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The first 100 registered Spartan Youth Club members in attendance will receive a holiday giveaway. 
In addition, Santa Claus will be in attendance and available for pictures. Pictures with Santa Claus will cost $5, or just $2 with a gift donation. All donated gifts will go to the Norfolk State Angel Tree, which benefits children of incarcerated parents.
The game begins at 7 p.m. at Joseph G. Echols Hall and is the final home contest for the Spartan men in the 2015 calendar year.
For more information, contact Tina Ruffin at (757) 823-8170 or

Posted by: Athletics
Dubai Spring Break Study Tour

Monday, November 23, 2015

"Travel Writing in the Emirates" is a spring break study tour that will take place in Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi from March 4-12.  To enroll in the program, you have to put down a $95 deposit and make payment plan arrangements with EF College Study Tours.  If you enroll before Thanksgiving, you can save $100 on the program.  Here is the website for more information:


Two English courses offered this spring are related to the study tour.  English 312 Writing in a Genre (TTh 9:30) is a creative writing course on the genre of travel writing and will help you prepare for the study tour.  English 465 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Terrorism in World Literature and Film (MWF 11) covers some literature and films set in the Middle East.  Please contact Dr. Jennifer Malia ( for more information.

Posted by: ENFL & ISSL
Support the Biology Society while giving back to our community!

Monday, November 23, 2015

'Tis the season to give back! In the spirit of the holidays and National Give Back Day, the Biology Society is asking for donations of canned foods and "high-need" items.  Food donations will be given to the Judeo Christian Outreach Center (JCOC) and Union Mission Norfolk, two organizations that help support and empower the homeless. See below for details of requested donations:

Food donations - Canned goods; non-perishablle food items (e.g. tuna, soup, canned fruits, etc.)
High-Need Items - Socks*; unopened basic hygiene products (e.g. toothbrushes/paste, soap, hand-sanitizer, shampoo); blankets; tarps; sleeping bags; coats

Please bring donations to the main office of the Woods Science Builiding located on the first-floor room 115.

LAST DAY for donations will be 12/11/15, the last day of final exams!

Do your daily good deed and bring those cans sitting in your pantry or socks to warm the feet of a neighbor in need! Give back and Behold the Green and Gold!

Posted by: The Biology Society
Learn About How the ACA/Obamacare Affects You

Friday, November 20, 2015

Need Health Insurance for 2016?

When: Wednesday, December 2
Time: Noon–2 p.m. & 6:30–8 p.m.
Where: NSU Student Center

If you’re interested in looking at your health insurance options, please bring:
• Estimated 2016 household income (includes anyone on your tax return).
• If applying for other members of your household we will need their
names, birth dates, social security numbers, and employer
information (name, address, phone number).

 Enter to Win $500!

No purchase necessary
One (1) winner will be chosen February 10, 2016
See official rules at
Sponsored by NSU Spartan Health Center
TFA Benefits

Posted by: NSU Spartan Health Center
Rhyme N Reason Poetry Slam

Friday, November 20, 2015

December 2, 2015 6 pm Student Center, Room 149

Spoken Word and Free Style Competition

DJ Izzy along with local guest artist will also be performing

Eligibility: The Spartan Health Center Student Spoken Word/Poetry Contest is open to all undergraduate students enrolled at Norfolk State University, regardless of experience or previous publication, except where prohibited.

Free Style: Participants select a topic on the night of the event and must put together a lyrical piece on the subject matter selected. (Health related words) Participants must register in advance for this event

Poetry: Each entrant may submit one poem of no more than 20 lines related to one of the provided health topics. The content of the poem must not be vulgar or offensive, does not employ profanity, and is the original, individual work of the entrant. 

Posted by: NSU Spartan Health Center
Tutor and Study Marathon!

Friday, November 20, 2015

Charge Up for Finals/Tutor and Study Marathon!


The Patricia Lynch Stith Student Success Center, STARS, Student Activities, and Housing and Residence Life are sponsoring a tutor and study marathon for final exams on Tuesday, December 1,from 7–9:45 p. m. in the Student Center, Room 138 B and C.  Tutor and study subjects include accounting, biology, chemistry, economics, business statistics and mathematics.  Participants will be served refreshments and receive VIP tickets to the Midnight Breakfast.  For more information contact STARS @ 757-823-2891 or the Student Success Center at 757-823-8507.      


Posted by: Patricia Lynch Stith Student Success Center