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  • Trojans Win State Awards

    Published date: April 30, 2019

    Recently, 14 Virginia State University (VSU) students in the Reginald F. Lewis College of Business participated in the Virginia Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) State Leadership Conference and Business Competitions in Richmond, Va. VSU placed 1st place in 8 competitions, 2nd place in 10 competitions and 3rd place in three competition.

  • Moguls in the Making

    Published date: March 27, 2019

    Moguls in the Making Virginia State University students have done it again! Five Trojans have earned the opportunity to compete in the “Moguls in the Making” competition. Big Sean, a Detroit rapper and entrepreneur, and Ally Financial have partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Program to find the best and brightest entrepreneurial minds among publicly-supported historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

  • Virginia State University Professor Named American Council on Education Fellow

    Published date: March 27, 2019

    The American Council on Education (ACE) announced today, March 27 that M. Omar Faison, Ph.D., who serves as an associate professor of biology and interim director for the Center for Agriculture Research, Engagement, and Outreach at Virginia State University, has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2019-20. Following nomination by the senior administration of their institutions and a rigorous application process, 39 Fellows were selected this year—click here for a full list.

  • Virginia State University introduces Pronoun Buttons

    Published date: March 12, 2019

    Virginia State University introduces Pronoun Buttons

  • VSU Day at the Capitol

    Published date: March 1, 2019

    On February 14, President Makola M. Abdullah along with students, faculty, staff and alumni had the opportunity to meet with members of the Virginia General Assembly

  • 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.

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