HU Players & Company Present 'Home'Hampton, Va.—The Hampton University Players & Company present the play “Home” by Samm-Art Williams in the Little Theater of Armstrong Hall at Hampton University on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 8 p.m., with a Sunday matinee on Sunday, December 7 at 3 p.m. “Home” is warm, funny, fully alive, and undisputedly where the heart is play. The audience will go on a journey of ups and downs with Cephus Miles. From inheriting land in South Carolina to getting rejected by his childhood sweetheart and then being imprisoned for refusing to serve in the Vietnam War, it seems like it’s the end for Cephus. He heads to the North to start a new life where he finds a good job and a new girlfriend, until he loses that job and becomes involved in drugs and prostitution. Pulling himself together, he returns to South Carolina and settles back on the land with his old sweetheart. The cast features Ashanti Branch, Whitley Pannell, and …
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Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey was awarded the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) 2014 Educational Leadership Award. The award was presented at TMCF 26 th Annual Awards Gala, themed “Developing Minds…Delivering Dreams.” This event will be held in Washington, D.C. Nov. 12, 2014.
On Nov. 11, Alexander Tzang a Special Advisor of the China – United States Exchange Foundation (CUSEF), and CUSEF’s representative for the African American Initiative, will be on Hampton University’s campus to speak about an initiative involving Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The event is at 2 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.
At noon, Nov. 10, Hampton University University College (HUUC) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to dedicate its newest initiative for matriculating students who are veterans, a Veterans Lounge. The fully furnished space is inside the Willie O. Lawton Building where all HUUC students, mostly non-traditional, currently attend accelerated evening classes. HU President Dr. William R. Harvey will be in attendance at the event along with Julie Gifford, the regional …
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