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  • Honda All-Star Challenge Team

    Published date: March 1, 2019

    Virginia State University to Compete for Championship Title at 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) in Los Angeles, April 13-17

  • Colonial Farm Credit Continues Its Generous Support of VSU’s Small Farm Outreach Program

    Published date: February 25, 2019

    As the Small Farm Outreach Program (SFOP) at Virginia State University (VSU) expands its outreach to 74 counties, a $7,500 donation from Colonial Farm Credit will help SFOP achieve its goal of providing programs and services that assist the state’s small, socially disadvantaged and veteran beginning farmers and ranchers.

  • Inaugural Reginald F. Lewis Day

    Published date: February 25, 2019

    The Reginald F. Lewis College of Business celebrated its namesake on Friday, February 15 as part of Black History Month. As part of the celebration, the College welcomed Mrs. Loida Lewis, who is an attorney, CEO of TLC Beatrice and chair of the Reginald F. Lewis Foundation. Also, alumnus Mr. Linwood Hart, who is a businessman and author joined in for the celebration. Hart is also a former friend and college roommate of Reginald F. Lewis.

  • 7th Annual Conference on Social Injustice

    Published date: January 14, 2019

    The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice will be hosting its annual conference on the campus of Virginia State University (Petersburg, VA) on Thursday – Friday, April 11-12, 2019. The theme of this year’s conference is “Modernization and Globalization in the 21st Century.”

  • Virginia State University President to Congratulate a Special Graduate…His Daughter

    Published date: December 14, 2018

    During this time of year, universities celebrate with all of the pomp and circumstance to congratulate their graduates on accomplishing one of life’s major achievement, earning a college degree. On December 15, Virginia State University (VSU) President Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. will shake the hands of more than 300 graduates as they embark on their new journey. One graduate holds a very special place in the President and First Lady Ahkinyala Cobb-Abdullah’s heart, their daughter, Sefiyetu. At age 19, Sefiyetu will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications with honors, summa cum laude.

  • SACSCOC Reaffirms Virginia State University’s Accreditation for 10 Years

    Published date: December 11, 2018

    The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirmed Virginia State University’s (VSU) accreditation for the next 10 years.

  • Smithfield Foods Funds Scholarships at Virginia State University with $25,000 Donation

    Published date: December 5, 2018

    Virginia State University is pleased to announce a $25,000 donation from the Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., to fund student scholarships.

  • Virginia 4-H Half-Day Event Will Promote STEM in Agriculture

    Published date: November 20, 2018

    Virginia State University (VSU) is offering a new, free event for children K-12 called STEAM Fest that will help spark their interest in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and math (STEAM).

  • President Abdullah meets with Sen. Warner

    Published date: November 1, 2018

    President Abdullah meets with Sen. Warner

  • VSU Receives $200,000 from USDA to Help Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

    Published date: November 1, 2018

    Virginia State University (VSU) will receive $200,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers (SDVFR) in the state.

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