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Headlines and Announcements
VSU Marching Band Makes History With An Unprecedented Invitation To Perform At The White House
On February 26, 2023, the Virginia State University Trojan Explosion Marching Band made history when they performed as part of the White House Black History Month Program. The VSU band provided the musical backdrop as guests arrived for the annual event.
Virginia State University Now Accepting Applications For Free Tuition For Local Students For The 2023-2024 School Year
Virginia State University leads the Virginia College Affordability Network (VCAN) initiative and provides access to hundreds of Pell-eligible students with free-tuition. This opportunity is for students who graduate from a high school within 45 miles of the campus (Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Henrico County, Hopewell City, Petersburg City, Prince George County, and Richmond City) and desire access to a University that can provide a quality education and experience.
Virginia State University Alumnus Charles Hamilton Promoted To 4-star General
Virginia State University Alumnus Charles Hamilton was promoted to 4-Star General. He is the second VSU alumnus to achieve this prestigious rank which is the highest in the U.S. Army.
Board of Visitors Meeting Notice for March 21, 2023
On Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 10 am, the Executive Committee of the Virginia State University (VSU) Board of Visitors will meet to consider the proposed mandatory fee increase. The meeting will take place in room 310 of Virginia Hall.
VSU Awarded $2.8 Million Grant to Support the University’s Broadband Infrastructure
Virginia State University has been awarded a significant grant from the National Telecommunication and Information Administration to support the university’s broadband infrastructure and digital inclusion on the VSU campus and in the surrounding anchor community.
Virginia State University Founder’s Day
Join us on March 23, 2023, to celebrate the founding of Virginia State University.Attend the Founder's Day Celebration
Aerial Tour Video
While we hope you’ll take the time to visit our HBCU college campus in person, our aerial tour is the next best thing.