Norfolk State Athletics Recruiting Brochure

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Division I Athletics n Norfolk State has won 39 conference championships since moving to the NCAA Division I level in 1997-98 and joining the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The MEAC has awarded the Spartans the Talmadge Layman Hill Award as the top men’s athletics program in the conference a record 11 times in the 22 years. n The cross country and track programs have combined for 36 MEAC titles, including a sweep of the 2019 men’s and women’s cross country championships. n The program has 15 sports and more than 250 student-athletes. Women

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Basketball Bowling Cross Country Indoor Track & Field Outdoor Track & Field Softball Tennis Volleyball


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Baseball Basketball Cross Country Football Indoor Track & Field Outdoor Track & Field Tennis

OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS n Only cleanroom facility ($6.5 million) in the Hampton Roads region where devices with features smaller than the dimensions of a human hair are created. n Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education designation by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. n Online MS in Cybersecurity in top 30 of 2018’s Best Online Master’s in Cybersecurity by n Award-winning faculty: Virginia’s Outstanding Scientist • SCHEV Outstanding Faculty (3 times in 4 years) • Fulbright Scholars n SPIE Fellows (international society for optics and photonics) n NSU Theatre Co., in partnership with the Virginia Stage Co., presented the Tony award-winning musical, The Wiz, with a 50-member cast of mostly NSU students. n Notable alumnus: Dr. Jedidah Isler, astrophysicist, first African-American woman to earn Ph.D. in Astronomy from Yale University. n University selected as a site for the 400th Anniversary celebration of the Commonwealth’s founding (1619-2019). n Acclaimed Honors College is named after prominent Norfolk attorney, philanthropist and community leader Robert C. Nusbaum. n Fine Arts works with Chrysler Museum, the Links, and other groups to bring art into the community, art lovers onto campus and to showcase our students. n $171 million in annual economic impact to the Hampton Roads region (2012).

STUDENT-ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT • The Norfolk State University athletics mission is to provide a holistic student-athlete experience that fosters a culture for athletic excellence, student-athlete personal development, academic achievement, student-athlete wellness and post-graduation success • The Academic Advising Center provides resources to facilitate academic achievement. • The Strength and Conditioning Center challenges student-athletes to develop to reach their athletic potential. • The Sports Medicine staff provides resources that contribute to the well-being of the student-athletes.

OUTSTANDING FACILITIES n Dick Price Stadium is located on campus and is among the largest NCAA FCS venues in the nation with a capacity of 30,000. Gameday is an event on campus with returning alumni, community supporters, the Spartan 300, the cheer squad and the Hot Ice Dance Team. The large video boards make sure the fans don’t miss any of the key action. It’s also the home venue for the track & field program. n Echols Hall provides 4,500 chairback seats and a four-sided video board for a scenic look at Spartan basketball games. n Marty L. Miller Field provides a great on-campus venue for the baseball team. The NSU Softball Field and the NSU Tennis Courts are also lighted campus facilities, providing convenience for student-athletes and support from the community. n Spartan Lanes gives the NSU bowling program an on-campus venue for practice and competitions.






April Holmes (‘16) Women’s Track/Cross Country

Kyle O’Quinn (‘16) – Men’s Basketball

Carrie Hickey (‘16) – Bowling

Brehanna Daniels (‘16) Women’s Basketball

Julianne Gillo (‘18) - Softball

James Byers (‘19) – Football

Tomas Fantaye (‘19) Men’s Track & Field/XC

Jacob Milton (‘20) Men’s Track & Field

8-year NBA veteran

Paralympic Track Gold Medalist and World Record Holder

1st African-American Female to Work on NASCAR Pit Crew

Bobby Price (‘19) – Football

Defensive Back, NFL’s Detroit Lions

Market Development Account Executive, FedEx Services

Risk Assurance Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Athletics Academic Advisor, Florida A&M

Subject Matter Expert, U.S. Department of Commerce

2nd Lieutenant, U.S. Army

TRANSFORMATION Norfolk State University has Transformed Students Lives through Exemplary Teaching for 85 Years • HBCU campuses provide a supportive, safe student environment that fosters student success. Founded in 1935 to meet a need of providing education to an underserved population, NSU has grown into a comprehensive urban public institution, offering a supportive academic and culturally diverse environment for all. The campus is a place where acceptance is given and community is the result, providing a sense of belonging for every student. • Norfolk State has a vibrant alumni network with more than 34,000 living alumni and 22 active chapters, providing a network of Spartans for recent graduates.

Norfolk State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone (404) 679-4500,, for questions about the accreditation of Norfolk State University.

MAJORS NSU offers high-qualify degree programs that lead to careers in new and innovative fields, as well as long-standing occupations. LIST OF MAJORS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS English - English - French Literature - Secondary Education Endorsement - Spanish Literature Drama and Theatre - Drama and Theatre Fine Arts and Graphic Design - Digital/Traditional Animation - Fashion Design/Fashion Photography - Graphic Design/Web/Print/ Commercial - Studio Art History - History and Social Science/Secondary School Certification - History - Military Science – Army - Military Science – Navy Interdisciplinary Studies - Interdisciplinary Studies Mass Communications - General Broadcasting Music - Music/Elementary/Secondary School Certification - Instrumental/Keyboard/Vocal - Music Media Political Science Psychology - Psychology/PreK-3/Early Childhood/Primary Certification - Psychology/PreK-6/Elementary Education Certification - Psychology/K-12/Special Education General Sociology

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND TECHNOLOGY Architectural Drafting (A.S.) Biology - Biology - Biology/Pre-Professional - Biology/Teacher Certification Chemistry - Chemistry - Chemistry/Pre-Medicine Construction Management Engineering Technology Computer Science - Computer Engineering - Information Assurance - Information Systems Computer Engineering Technology Electrical and Electronics Engineering Computer Engineering Technology Health Services Management Information Technology Mathematics - Applied Mathematics - Mathematics/Teacher Certification - Mathematics/Dual Degree Program Nursing Optical Engineering Physics - Physics - Physics/Teacher Certification - Five-Year Dual Degree: B.S. Physics/M.S. Materials Science

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Accountancy Business - Entrepreneurship - Finance - Management Information Systems - Marketing

Tourism and Hospitality Management

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Early Childhood Education (Non-certification option) - Elementary Education Certifications - English - History - Mathematics Exercise Science/Health and Physical Education - Health - Health Fitness Instruction - Health and Physical Education/Teacher Certification - Health, Wellness and Rehabilitation Kinesiotherapy


ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS Business - Tourism and Hospitality Management - Management Information Systems Health Services Management - Health Services Management Certificate History - Interdisciplinary Studies Nursing - RN to BSN Psychology - Psychology/PreK-3/Early Childhood/ Primary Certification - Psychology/PreK-6/Elementary Education Certification

HAMPTON ROADS FLAVORS THE NORFOLK STATE STUDENT EXPERIENCE • Norfolk is the business and arts center of the community, allowing Norfolk State students to experience the vibe of a big city as part of the collegiate experience. • Plus, it can extend your educational experience to out of the classroom with visits to local museums, internship opportunities and part-time jobs. • The coastal location offers plenty of nature and great views, including the popular tourist destination - Virginia Beach. Can you think of a better place for a study break? • Norfolk State’s modern campus offers many amenities for students that live and study here.



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