Hampton U students reflect on MLK's impact before annual celebration
Hampton University is preparing for its annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration on Monday, Jan. 16. Students and faculty plan to participate in a campus-wide march beginning at 10 a.m. at the Emancipation Oak and end it at Ogden Hall. Following the march, there will be a program to honor King’s legacy at 11 a.m.
‘Hidden Figures’ author sells out museum book signing
On Jan. 6, over 200 people wrapped around the Hampton History Museum for author Margot Lee Shetterly’s “Hidden Figures” book signing. There were so many supporters in attendance, young and old, all inspired and or curious about the untold story of three black women making a huge contribution to American history right here in Virginia.
Hampton U. Architecture Team Flood Management Plan Wins $15,000
Hampton University School of Architecture students placed second in the 2016 Ford Motor Company HBCU Challenge 2016 Ford Motor Company HBCU Challenge winning them $15,000 in student stipends.
Each year, Ford Motor Company conducts a competition that supports student led community projects at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The purpose is to strengthen and contribute to underserved communities.
The award will help students continue to work on those projects without having to take side jobs while continuing their education.
I-64 Expansion Threatens Pivotal American History
Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey has called a press conference for noon, Friday Nov. 18th to discuss the University’s commitment to yield “not one inch” of campus property for the Virginia Department of Transportation’s proposed expansion of Interstate 64.
National Geographic Society CEO Gary Knell To Visit Hampton University
The President and CEO of the National Geographic Society, Gary Knell, will visit the Hampton University campus April 20-21, 2016.
Former Top NBC Executive Featured At Caldwell Cafe
Former top NBC Executive, Paula Williams Madison, was featured at the Caldwell Café event in the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications (SHSJC) on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 6 pm.