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Va. Girl Scouts commit to financial literacy education

Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia (GSCV) recently announced a partnership with Virginia Credit Union (VACU) for Financial Literacy Week, Jan. 19-25.

HU alumna donates $1 million to the School of Nursing

Hampton University's School of Nursing recently received a generous monetary gift.

Va. schools could benefit from historic rehabilitation tax credit

1,227 of Virginia’s school buildings and facilities, more than 60 percent, are 40 years or older according to a new study ordered by Gov. Bob McDonnell and concluded at the beginning of this month. The governor last week released the ...

Warner discusses Student Right to Know Before You Go Act

“I’m quite concerned about college costs because I’ll have two children in college at the same time,” said parent Rose Stith-Singleton of Richmond. Her daughter, Christine, told Sen. Warner she wants to study literature in college, but is worried about ...

HCPS student competes in National YoungArts Competition

Reissner’s unique “wearable art” impressed judges who recognized its use of fashion and color to create memorable visual experiences. The merit award includes a cash prize of $500 along with opportunities to earn additional scholarships and participate in workshops with ...

Va. Beach school board considers LGBT protections

Virginia Beach school board members want to protect gay students from bullying and gay employees from discrimination by changing the school division's policies.

Hampton School Board seeks SOL reform

Hampton’s School Board is considering a resolution that would urge the state to re-examine Standards of Learning (SOL) tests.

Three new members appointed to NSU board

Gov. McDonnell has appointed three new members to Norfolk State University's governing board.

HU nursing program awarded $1.3 million grant

Hampton University was awarded a grant to increase veteran enrollment.

CNU increases tuition for faculty raises

Christopher Newport University (CNU) staff will be getting raises in the near future.

Hampton Public Schools to adopt laptop initiative

Hampton Public Schools is planning to link students to technology with its One-To-One Technology Initiative.

Advocates criticize DOE for failing to prioritize integration

A national group of scholars and civil rights advocates is sharply criticising the US Department of Education for failing to include “school diversity” as a priority in the agency’s strategic plan for the nation’s public schools.

Brighter days ahead for NSU with new interim president

Eddie N. Moore Jr. will serve as the new interim president for Norfolk State University (NSU).

VSU joins HBCU/Brazil scholarship program

Virginia State University (VSU) is one of 15 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) included in a new scholarship program that supports Brazilian students who wish to attend American HBCUs.