$317.6 million budget approved by Norfolk School Board

An investment has been made that will change Norfolk’s halls of academia for the better.

Portsmouth schools receive $6 million increase

The Portsmouth school district has received a $6 million extra.

City schools honor 2014 valedictorians

Richmond Community’s Alexandra Davidson ranks as this year’s citywide valedictorian, graduating high school with a 4.954 grade point average. As a group, this year’s valedictorians compiled a 4.45 grade point average and over two million dollars in scholarships.

VSU hires new College of Agriculture Marketing director

Michelle Menendez Olgers has been welcomed as VSU College of Agriculture marketing director.

VSU students embark on entrepreneurship enterprise

VSU is adding to one of its programs once again.

The next steps in the SOL reform process

Changes may be coming the SOLs.

Veterans advocate to give TCC commencement address

Tidewater Community College will hold its 58th commencement ceremony May 16th at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.

VSU's Dr. Nicolle Parsons-Pollard selected as ACE Fellow

The American Council on Education has selected VSU’s Dr. Nicolle Parsons-Pollard, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Operations and Associate Professor, Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, as one of 31 college and university senior faculty and administrators for the 2014-15 ...

VCU unveils rare collection of Va. civil rights protest photos

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is hoping for the public's help in shedding new light on a pivotal moment in the civil rights struggle in Virginia with a new exhibit of 277 photographs taken during nonviolent civil rights protests in Farmville, ...

Rap artist Common to visit NSU

Hip/Hop artist and actor Common will visit Norfolk State University to speak with the students in a discussion about success and greatness.

HungerU Tour to stop at VSU

The HungerU Tour, a special project of Farmers Feeding the World and the Farm Journal Foundation has included Virginia State University on its Southern United States tour itinerary to spotlight global hunger issues and advocate on behalf of the critical ...

Peace Corps announces top volunteer-producing HBCUs

For the first time, Norfolk State University made this year’s list, ranking No. 3 among HBCUs with five alumni currently serving abroad. Spelman College in Atlanta took second place behind Howard with six currently serving alumni.

Black inventions you never learned about in school

Black History Month is a time when African-Americans can reflect on the many accomplishments of historic Black figures and their contributions to American society, however, the spotlight often shines on the same few individuals. George Washington Carver and Madame C.J. ...

Lawmakers unveil year-round plan for Va. schools

State Sen. Donald McEachin (D – Henrico), Sen. Henry L. Marsh (D-Richmond) and Del. Rosalyn Dance (D-Petersburg) recently unveiled amendments to the Virginia budget that would fund grants for year-round schooling programs.

Black Gospel Music Restoration Project will become part of the Smithsonian

The Black Gospel Music Restoration Project -- a search-and-rescue mission launched by a Baylor University researcher to save little-known recordings from yesteryear's Golden Age of black gospel --will become a permanent feature of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African ...