academics

Monarch Hall

Monarch Hall is one of the five buildings located on Kaufman Mall on the campus of Old Dominion University (ODU). It is currently used as an administrative building housing various Information Technology Services (ITS) and Student Engagement and Enrollment Services (SEES) offices. History Monarch Hall was previously home to the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies for almost 50 years. With… read more »

Kaufman Hall

Kaufman Hall is one of the five buildings that make up Kaufman Mall on the campus of Old Dominion University (ODU). It is located on the west side of the mall between Webb University Center and Monarch Hall. The building is named after Charles Kaufman, a Norfolk lawyer and strong proponent of Old Dominion’s independence. History Dedicated in 1965, Kaufman… read more »

Constant Hall

Constant Hall is one of the five building that make up Kaufman Mall on the campus of Old Dominion University (ODU). It is located on the east side of the mall between the Visual Arts Building (VAB) and Webb University Center. It is home to the Strome College of Business. History Dedicated in 1963, the building was originally named J.A.C. Chandler… read more »

Health Sciences Building

The Health Sciences Building is located on Hampton Boulevard between 46th Street and 47th Street. It has been home to the College of Health Sciences since 2006. The building features classrooms, office space for the college and its faculty, clinics for dental hygiene and physical therapy, and the University Theatre. History Opened in 1959, the building was originally… read more »

Department of Communication and Theatre Arts

  The Department of Communication and Theatre Arts at Old Dominion University (ODU) is one of the departments in the College of Arts and Letters. The department offers the Bachelor of Science in Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dance. History At the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary, theater productions were mostly… read more »

Donald A. Myers

Donald A. Myers (1932-2019) served as the Dean of the Darden School of Education, now the Darden College of Education and Professional Studies, and was chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, later the Department of Teaching and Learning at Old Dominion University (ODU). Dr. Myers grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. He received his undergraduate degree from… read more »

A. Rufus Tonelson Faculty Award

The A. Rufus Tonelson Faculty Award is given annually to faculty for outstanding achievement in teaching, research, and service at Old Dominion University (ODU).  The recipient receives $1,000, a campus parking pass for one year, and a framed certificate. Established in 1978, the award is in honor of Alan Rufus Tonelson, class of 1933, one of the… read more »

Anne Scott Daughtrey

Dr. Anne Scott Daughtrey (1920-2007), was an eminent scholar and professor of business administration at both the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary and Old Dominion University (ODU). Dr. Daughtrey began her career at Maury High School in Norfolk, Virginia from 1946 to 1959 and came to the Norfolk Division in 1959, where she… read more »

ODU Virginia Beach Center

The ODU Virginia Beach Center is one of the three Regional Higher Education Centers of Old Dominion University. The other two sites are located in Portsmouth and Hampton, Virginia. Together, all three sites provide students with accessible, high quality education at three convenient locations in Hampton Roads.   History In January 1988, Old Dominion received approval from the… read more »

Declan De Paor

Dr. Declan De Paor served as a professor of geophysics in the Department of Physics and the Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion Univeristy (ODU) from 2008 until his retirement in January 2017. Dr. De Paor also served as the director of ODU’s Pretlow Planetarium. Personal Life and Service to the University A native of Dublin, Ireland,… read more »

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