July 31, 2014
Old Dominion University President John R. Broderick has been selected to serve on the NCAA Committee for Institutional Performance, effective in September, 2014. The committee, formerly known as the NCAA Division I Athletics Certification Program, focuses on the student-athlete experience through the establishment of review processes for all Division I institutions.
Once again, fans of Monarch Nation will have an opportunity to show their spirit by wearing ODU colors for the month of August. As part of the 10th annual College Colors Day celebration, ODU is participating in the Spirit Cup competition
VA Attorney General Briefed on ODU ODU Hosts Statewide Seminar for Middle and High School Technology TeachersInitiatives during Campus Visit
Old Dominion University will host a specialized training program, starting Sunday, August. 3, created to provide tools to high school teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math fields to teach students who will become the nation's next generation of scientists, medical professionals and engineers.
La Wanza Lett-Brewington, who is the director of the Old Dominion University Women's Center, was a performing arts category winner at the first annual ACHI Magazine Awards Gala Sunday, July 27, at The Sandler Center in Virginia Beach.
Jayne M. Massey, an administrative assistant in the Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology's Department of Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Engineering, has been selected as Old Dominion University's July Employee of the Month.
Roy L. Williams, the Old Dominion University professor emeritus of chemistry who was widely known as a wine educator, died Monday, July 28, from complications that developed after he underwent surgery to repair a fractured pelvis. He was 76.
- Fall Tuition Assistance Application Deadline is Aug. 1 at 5 p.m.
- Summer Sky Series at Pretlow Planetarium
- ODU to Host Traveling Art Exhibit Showcasing Lives of Military Kids
Service learning and community outreach are at the core of Old Dominion University's mission. And that doesn't end with the conclusion of spring classes. Volunteers have stayed busy all summer bringing smiles to the faces of children through a variety of camps. Here, volunteers from ODU's Arts305 class are seen visiting the Rosemont Boys & Girls Club, in Virginia Beach, where they provided instruction in the finer points of finger painting and paper and clay mosaics. Patti Edwards, a senior art lecturer at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center, leads this program and others at the club which has had a partnership with ODU for seven years. Photos by David Hollingsworth
A Picture is Worth...
No, these ladies sacking a pair of tackling dummies aren't vying for positions on ODU's football squad. But with hits like that, maybe they should be. Instead, they were participants in ODU Football's first annual Ladies Night, which was held this week at Foreman Field. The event provided more than 300 women an opportunity to go behind the scenes and experience what it's like to be an ODU football player through drills, strength training and other activities.