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Admissions expo 2013 fall semester

Admissions expo 2013 fall semester

Norfolk, Va - Norfolk State University is hosting an Admissions Expo for the fall semester Wednesday, July 31, from 4-7 p.m., in the Student Center, Room 149. 


Prospective students and military are encouraged to attend the expo.


Attendees should bring official transcripts, SAT/ACT scores and letters of recommendation.  The application fee of $45 will be waived for all new applicants and the chance to win a free tuition for a semester.


Norfolk State University is located at 700 Park Avenue, Norfolk, Va. 23504.  For parking, enter from Corprew Avenue at Norfolk State Police Station.

Aviation center opens its doors

Aviation center opens its doors

The Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center in Barco, NC will celebrate its opening on Friday Aug. 2 at 9 a.m. with a Ribbon Cutting Celebration.

The center is the College of The Albemarle’s fourth location within its seven county service area. The 40,000 square foot facility features state of the art aviation labs and classrooms.

Aviation systems technology, architectural technology, computer integrated machining and mechanical engineering technology are just some of the study programs that will be offered by the center.

Students completing these programs will learn the skills necessary to secure a high paying job with local and national employers.

These programs will begin in August 2013. 

Early dismissal for Gates County Schools

Gates County, N.C. – Gates County Public Schools will dismiss Friday, January 25, 2013, at 1 p.m. due to expected severe winter weather.

All evening activities are cancelled.

Find more closings and delays HERE.

L.D. Britt, MD Scholarship aims to increase minority physician numbers Program eases cost for promis

L.D. Britt, MD Scholarship aims to increase minority physician numbers Program eases cost for promis

L.D. Britt, MD Scholarship aims to increase minority physician numbers Program eases cost for promising minority students


Hampton Roads, VA – Minorities are expected to make up more than half the U.S. population by 2050, but a lack of minority physicians, creates major health-care obstacles for underrepresented racial ethnic groups.


The L. D. Britt, MD Scholarship Fund is working to solve that problem.


Studies show that increased diversity in the physician work force makes health care more accessible to underrepresented minority patients, and they feel better about the care they receive. However, minority students account for fewer than 10 percent of medical school graduates.


Conventional Non-Public School 2010-11 Stats

RALEIGH – The N.C. Division of Non-Public Education today released its 2010-11 conventional non-public school statistics, which includes only students enrolled in private K-12 schools.  Home School statistics for 2010-11 will be available on Aug. 1.


The total number of private K-12 schools statewide for the 2010-11 school year totaled 693. Only 12 counties in the state did not have a conventional non-public school operating within them.  Approximately 69.1 percent of the 2010-11 schools were religious schools, collectively enrolling about 70.4 percent of the conventional non-public school students.


The total private K-12 school statewide enrollment dropped again during the 2010-11 year to 96,229.

School Closings - Friday, October 1st

Camden County Schools-

2 Hour Delay Friday




Currituck County Schools


2 hour Delay Friday

Edenton-Chowan Schools-

2 Hour Delay



Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools-

2 Hour Delay



Gates County Schools-

Closed Friday, Employees Code 1



UNITE will be visiting Currituck County High School

UNITE will be visiting Currituck County High School located at 4203 Caratoke HWY in Barco on September 20, 2010. CCHS will host the National Arrive Alive Tour ’10 from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm on the High School Campus. The Arrive Alive Tour is being brought to the High School by the Chesapeake Bay Helicopters and Sheriff Susan Johnson of the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office. This is the #1 Ranked Distracted Driving Prevention Program in America. The Program utilizes their high tech simulator, impact video, and a number of other resources to educate the students about the dangers of texting while driving.

UNITE is the #1 Health and Wellness Organization in the Nation. We visit campuses on all levels – from Elementary all of the way to Colleges and BEYOND. We have programs that are designed to heighten awareness to the dangers and consequences of drunk driving and distracted driving.