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Presidential Debate

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Virginia State University has been selected to host a 2024 Presidential Debate. VSU is the first Historically Black College or University (HBCU) ever selected to host a General Election U.S. Presidential Debate.


VSU Ranks Among Top HBCUs Nationwide

Washington Monthly Magazine ranks VSU as the top HBCU in Virginia and in the top 12% of all Bang-for-your-Buck institutions in the southeast region of the United States.

VSU Named A Prestigious Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader

Virginia State University is pleased to announce that it has been named a Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader for 2023, a designation the university has received for the second consecutive year. This esteemed honor is a testament to VSU's unwavering support for global education and diversity during the 2022-23 academic year.

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VSU Students Selected To Participate In A NASA Competition

VSU Students Selected To Participate In A NASA Competition

The VSU Trojan Takeoff Team will design, build, and launch a high-powered rocket as part of the national competition.

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VSU Marching Band Named Best Division II HBCU Band In The Country

VSU Marching Band Named Best Division II HBCU Band In The Country

The Trojan Explosion Marching Band will compete against Florida Memorial for ESPN’s HBCU Band of the Year in the Division II/NAIA category.

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VSU Gospel Chorale To Perform At The Vatican As Part Of European Tour

This December, the university's acclaimed Gospel Chorale will perform at renowned venues across Europe.

VSU To Partner With Dominion Energy In Cutting-Edge Energy Storage Project

The project will provide emergency backup power to the Multi-Purpose Center and serve as a teaching tool for students pursuing careers in the energy sector.

VSU Announces Fall 2023 Commencement Speaker

The University will welcome esteemed Delegate and Pastor Luke Torian to address its fall 2023 graduates.

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I Have A Dream Internship and Career Expo

Save the date for VSU's I Have A Dream Internship and Career Expo on February 13, 2024. This event is open to the public.

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VSU Fall 2023 Commencement

Save the date for VSU's Fall 2023 Commencement on Saturday, December 16.

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VSU Greater Pathway Brick Campaign

Office of Alumni Relations offers you a unique opportunity to leave your impression high above the Appomattox. Purchase a brick in our Pave the Way brick campaign. All proceeds will support the Tuition Assistance Fund.

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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.

Aerial Tour Video