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  • Letter from President Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. Regarding Campus Incident on October 19. 2017

    Published date: October 20, 2017

    Last night, one of our students was injured in a shooting incident. I ask that you keep the injured student and his family in your thoughts and prayers. The recent incident does not reflect the values of the Virginia State University (VSU) community. At VSU, we are deeply committed to the safety of our students, employees and visitors.

  • Virginia State University and U.S. Coast Guard sign a Memorandum of Agreement

    Published date: October 4, 2017

    Rear Adm. Kevin Lunday, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology (C4IT) & Commander of Coast Guard Cyber Command, and Virginia State University (VSU) President, Dr. Makola M. Abdullah, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA). This partnership agreement is designed to optimize outreach and engagement efforts and synergize the Coast Guard’s overall civilian and military officer recruitment effort. This agreement will also assist VSU by providing additional tuition-saving choices and academic options and solutions for VSU students. In addition, this agreement provides significant research opportunities for VSU and the Coast Guard to explore.

  • Number of First-Time Freshmen is nearly 50 Percent Larger than Two Years Ago

    Published date: September 7, 2017

    This year’s number of Virginia State University first-time freshmen is nearly 50 percent larger than the number of first-time freshmen two years ago.

  • VSU College of Engineering and Technology Programs Reaccredited

    Published date: August 11, 2017

    Virginia State University’s (VSU) bachelor’s degree programs in electronics engineering technology and mechanical engineering technology in the College of Engineering & Technology have been reaccredited by ABET.

  • Board of Visitors recognized for Leadership

    Published date: August 4, 2017

    Over the past few months, some members of the Virginia State University (VSU) Board of Visitors have been appointed to help build a new economy in Virginia or invited to speak in Paris and even honored for their love of improving the wealth and happiness of others.

  • Michael Rainey, HBCU Kings and Queens Advisor of the Year Award

    Published date: August 4, 2017

    Congratulations to Michael Rainey on winning the 2017 HBCU Kings and Queens Advisor of the Year Award at The Leadership for Queens and Kings' Konnection Conference.

  • President's Leadership Retreat

    Published date: August 1, 2017

    President Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. recently held his second annual Leadership Retreat on the University’s campus.

  • HBCU Male President of the Year and VSU wins Best Business Program

    Published date: July 17, 2017

    On Friday, July 15, Virginia State University (VSU) did it again! VSU was the recipient of two 2017 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Awards during the 2017 HBCU Awards ceremony presented by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

  • Governor McAuliffe Announces Recipient of the Governor Award for Outstanding State Stewardship

    Published date: July 14, 2017

    Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia State University has received the inaugural Outstanding State Stewardship Award for its preservation of Summerseat, an historic house built around 1860 near present-day VSU.

  • VSU Fulbright-Hays Group to Travel to Senegal

    Published date: June 23, 2017

    The U.S. Department of Education’s Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program has awarded Virginia State University (VSU) an $83,115 grant to conduct an international professional development seminar in Senegal during the summer of 2017.

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