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Katina Roberts hired as Director of Football Operations

By Matt Michalec NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University head football coach Latrell Scott announced Thursday the hiring of Katina Roberts as the Spartans’ director of football operations. Roberts transitions to the football program from the NSU athletics business office, where she served as travel coordinator for the athletics department

IBM Establishes First Quantum Education and Research Initiative for HBCUs

ARMONK, N.Y., PRNewswire – Recently, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), aimed at driving a diverse and inclusive quantum workforce. Led by Howard University and 12 additional HBCUs, the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center will offer access to its

Norfolk State University to Host U.S. Senatorial Debate

NSU Newsroom—Sept. 21, 2020— For the first time in Norfolk State University’s 85-year history, the institution will host a live U.S. Senatorial Debate on campus between Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and his Republican challenger, Daniel Gade, Ph.D., at the L. Douglas Wilder Performing Arts Center. The

TSU REMEMBERS TRAILBLAZING GOLF COACH DR. CATANA STARKS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) – Dr. Catana Starks, a Tennessee State University alumna who became the first African-American woman to coach an all-men’s team at the collegiate level, is being remembered as a humble trailblazer whose legacy will live on in those she inspired. The history-making

Six Students from CIAA Schools to Participate in NFL Experienceship Program

NEW YORK – Six students from Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) schools, including five student-athletes, were recently selected to participate in the National Football League (NFL) Events and Club Business Development Experienceship Program. Corey Cooper (football) of Shaw University, Marcus Davis (football) of Saint Augustine’s University,

Voorhees Holds First Virtual Fall Convocation

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College President Dr. W. Franklin Evans informs students that we are in a new season of change during his recent fall Opening Convocation address. Evans said to everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heavens. “As

ALUMNI BACK TO SCHOOL CAMPAIGN HELPS TEXAS SOUTHERN STUDENTS IN NEED

HOUSTON  – Like many students across the nation, Texas Southern University students are facing an array of challenges from COVID-19, especially financially. Summer employment opportunities have been disrupted, families have lost employment and sources of income, and the ability to cover basic living expenses has been