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Students enrolled at Norfolk State University have several distinct advantages . . . one of them is that . . . the Retention Czar is going to do everything possible to ensure that each student stays in school and graduates. On this episode of Spartan Life Radio, we're talking to NSU's Retention Czar, Dr. Eleanor Hoy, and her team at the Spartan Success Center. Join host Michael Cotter as he drills down to find out what the Spartan Success Center is doing to ensure students graduate. Dr. Hoy and her team will talk about tutoring programs, scholarships, programs to help students whose first language is not English and strategies to help students succeed in the classroom and out.
Spartan Life Radio airs Thursday, August 13 at 1 p.m. Be sure to join us . . . especially if you have a student returning to college or one getting ready to graduate from high school. Listen live at www.blogtalkradio.com/spartanlife. Join the conversation at 347-850-8515.
Are you ready for some Spartan football? We're talking to coaches and a player or two on this issue of Spartan Life Radio. The Spartans return 15 starters from last year's team and welcome a promising recruiting class of freshmen and transfers this year. Join your host Michael Cotter as he talks football with Spartan head coach Latrell Scott. The Spartans will be led coach Scott, who comes to NSU after compiling a 19-4 record, one CIAA championship and an NCAA Division II playoff victory over a successful two-year stint at Virginia State. The Norfolk State football team opens its 2015 season on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Rutgers University in New Jersey. Non-conference games include matchups with Rutgers University, ODU and Marshall, all on the road. Home games include MEAC contests with Hampton, North Carolina A&T, Savannah State and South Carolina State.
Norfolk State University will host the 32nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leaders' breakfast Monday, January 18, 2016. The breakfast, created to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., recognizes and presents awards to those dedicated to community service/volunteerism, education, employment, health and housing. The Urban League of Hampton Roads has named Mr. James Church, Ms. Sharon Durrette-Hunt, Dr. Ashby Kilgore, Dr. Avi Santo and Mr. Bruce Thompson as its 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leader award winners. The awardees will be honored at the Martin Luther King Community Leaders’ Breakfast at Norfolk State University’s Joseph G. Echols Memorial Hall.
Begun in 1984, the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Leaders’ awards are presented to individuals or groups who promote positive images, exemplify community service, demonstrate the values that model those of Dr. King and show evidence of the impact their contributions make in the lives of others. This Urban League of Hampton Roads signature event is also co-sponsored by Eastern Virginia Medical School, Old Dominion University and Tidewater Community College.
And then there were just two as Conference Championship Sunday in the National Football League is behind us with two teams set to pack their bags for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. Be sure to check out the 300lbsofsportsknowledge Show this Monday night at 8:30PM Eastern/5:30PM Pacific as I will be recapping both conference championship games with an eye towards Super Bowl 50.
Dr. Khadijah O. Miller, associate professor and chair department of history & interdisciplinary studies, also chairs Norfolk State University's Black History Month Committee. She joins us on Spartan Life Radio to talk about NSU's Black History Month activities and the month is chocked full of all kinds of events. Highlights include several art exhibits, theatrical and musical performances, a black film series, lectures, open mike night at the Soul Cafe' and so much more. You won't want to miss this episode of Spartan Life Radio. Pull out your calendars and mark them with these special Black History Month events.
We're talking about Living - Learning Communities on this episode of Spartan Life Radio. If you've ever longed for a rich and engaging college experience for yourself or your children, check out the upcoming episode of Spartan Life Radio. College life . . . it's more than just classroom and library time. At Norfolk State University, faculty and administrators pride themselves in developing holistic learning experiences that enable students to have different experiences during their academic careers. One of those holistic approaches to the learning experience at NSU is our Living-Learning Communities.
Living-Learning Communities or LLCs are:
A collaborative initiative between Academic and Student Affairs
Creating an integrative and holistic experience reflecting fully engaged campus
Recruitment (enrollment) and Promote student success (retention and graduation)
Support the University’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)
Join us for an informative discussion about Living-Learning Communities with experts from NSU's Student and Academic Affairs. Listen or join the conversation at 1-347-850-8515.
It is Championship weekend in the NFL. There are two games. We will break these two games down! We will also talk about other NFL news., and there is a lot of it!
We will also talk about LeBRon James.
These stories more coming your way on The Couch Potato Sports Show!
The boys will cover the New England vs Denver AFC Championship and the Arizona vs Carolina NFC Championship.
Join us this week as we take you around the world of sports, giving our take on the wildest stories of the past 7 days.
We'll discuss free throw shooting in the NBA, alumni philanthropy, a change of heart for LeSean McCoy, and MUCH more.
NFL Championship Week is upon us, and we will tell you who is going to Super Bowl 5o in San Francisco, and why.
"This portion of the revolution will not be televised, but EVERYBODY can listen."
Don't miss it!!!
In this episode, we looked back at the AFC Championship Game loss for the Patriots. We analyzed each quarter of the game, and also graded all the Patriots units along with the coaching staff. We also had another segment of "Around The League" and we ended with our predictions for the Super Bowl.
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