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.

Local universities rank in U.S. News Best Colleges

U.S. News and World Report has named Virginia Commonwealth University a 2014 “Up and Comer” among national universities in its annual Best Colleges rankings. The guide also ranked University of Richmond No. 25 on its list of Best National Liberal ...

Grants to cover fees for low-income students taking AP tests

The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded more than $28.8 million in grants to 42 states, including Virginia, to cover a portion of the fees charged to low-income students for taking advanced placement (AP) tests.

Rival colleges collaborate with Newport News education center

The University of Virginia and Virginia Tech are partnering to open a jointly operated Newport News education center.

Dominion to award $600,000 in grants to Virginia schools

Education grants of more than $600,000 from Dominion Resources and the Dominion Foundation will be awarded to schools and educational institutions around Virginia for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Newport News librarian receives award

Demetria Tucker is the recipient of the 2013 Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Study: Intensive training improves job chances for youth with autism

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that the right supports can help young adults with autism achieve high rates of quality employment.

VSU enters concurrent enrollment agreement with Norfolk schools

Virginia State University (VSU) has entered into an agreement with Norfolk public schools to offer college courses to juniors and seniors in city high schools.

Petersburg moves forward to study year-round education

During a special school board meeting on July 23, the Petersburg City Public School Board voted unanimously to approve a $50,000 planning grant application.