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Category: Education

Tips, Tools and Takes on Academics

(sponsored by the Office of Academic Engagement)

March 29, 2020

Spring Into: Intentionality

In this episode, Ms. White and Dr. Mebane continue the discussion about weathering the COVID-19 storm. They chat and about tips, tools and takes after week one of online classes at Norfolk State University. Our goal? To say focused and intentional with our goals and use of time. 

March 22, 2020

Spring Into: Taking Classes Online

Like universities around the world, Norfolk State will deliver all classes online in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). This episode features Dr. Andrea Neal, Associate Vice Provost of Academic Engagement, who offers tips, tools and takes on what students can do to succeed from home, including being proactive and focusing on how they learn best. 

March 15, 2020

Winter Breaks: Career Prep

In the first week of March (well before social isolation was required on campus), Dr. Marable and her team organized a Career Pop Up for Norfolk State University freshmen. Listen is to hear what students learned and how faculty contributed. 

March 15, 2020

Winter Breaks: 5th Week Grade Celebration

Each semester, the staff of NSU's Student Success Center celebrate good and great 5th (and 10th) week grades. In this episode, honored students share academic tips and tools that help them succeed and their take on this event.

March 8, 2020

Meet the Hosts

Meet Tresstin White and Dr. Felicia Mebane, two women in different stages of their careers who are passionate about helping Norfolk State University students (any college student) succeed...on time. Listen in on their very first episode. 

March 1, 2020

Theme Music

Have you ever met someone who is super good at EVERYTHING? Me, neither. However, my sister comes really close. Dr. Sheryl Mebane earned a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Berkeley AND is a musician (actor, poet). She composed the theme music that sets off Next Up. Student Success!. Here is the full, unedited version. Listen and enjoy!