| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Pamela Hammond, provost at Hampton University, was named interim president at Virginia State University, officials announced Thursday morning.
She will take over Jan. 1 and will be the first female president in the college’s 133-year history,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:22 PM
COACH: Franklin Chatman (5th year, 62-44 record)
OPENER: Defeated Pitt Titusville 75-61 on Nov. 7
5 GAMES TO WATCH: Nov. 23 at Shaw. First meeting with Bears. Nov. 29-30 at Elizabeth City State Thanksgiving Classic. Facing NCAA Division II...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 1:16 PM
LaVerne Kelly, a retired public schools music counselor, died of a lung ailment April 22 at her son's Baltimore home. The Columbia resident was 83.
Born LaVerne Beal Young in Sebrell, Va., she was the daughter of John P. Young and Leah Young, who was...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Maurice Ward, who estimates he has coached 10 different sports either in the U.S. or abroad, has been hired as Phoebus’ athletic director.
Ward replaces Deonna Brown, whose contract was not renewed after five years. He was a health and physical...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:37 AM
We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments.
Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
| Aug 22, 2014
| 3:52 AM
A 19-year-old Virginia State University student was taken to the hospital Friday morning after he or she was shot near campus, WTKR reported.
Heavy police presence is near the campus while officers investigate the shooting.
Read the entire story:...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Havre de Grace graduate Richard Glover was recently honored on Senior Night as a member of the Lincoln University men's basketball team. Pictured, above, from left, are Bruce Marshall (father), Richard Glover and Lincoln Head Coach John Hill. At right,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Elijah Moore, who earned first-team all-state basketball honors in leading Grafton High to consecutive Group AA Division 4 state tournament finals, committed Friday to play for Virginia State University in Petersburg.
Moore, a 6-foot-7 1/2-inch forward,...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 11:37 AM
College students from Newport News and Hampton are part of a group competing on NBC's "America's Got Talent" this season. The Virginia State University Gospel Chorale will get to sing on live television Aug. 20.
A news release from the Petersburg...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:58 PM
"America's Got Talent" voters sent the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale home. The singing group is not among the 12 acts advancing to the competition's semifinal round next week, Wednesday's show revealed.
Tuesday night, judge Howard Stern...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
NASA astronaut Serena Aunon met with more than 100 first-generation Hispanic students recently at Virginia State University in Petersburg, part of an effort to encourage minorities in STEM disciplines.
Aunon shared her personal experiences and insight...