Presidential Welcome Message to Students for Fall 2020 SemesterHAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 4, 2020) – Welcome to the beautiful waterfront campus of Hampton University that is your “Home by the Sea.” I am very pleased to have this opportunity to welcome you to this Fall 2020 virtual experience as a Hampton University student. Hopefully, this will be a very productive year. The Hampton Experience as we know it, has changed drastically over the past several months. The onset of COVID-19 upended the entire world. As a result, all of us had to make swift adjustments — in our professional and personal lives.
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HAMPTON, Va. (September 29, 2020) – The Hampton University School of Liberal Arts & Education and Pre-law Program hosted a virtual panel discussion on legal careers in sports, entertainment and intellection property law with four Hampton University alumni. Along with the alumni, several Hampton University faculty, students and staff participated in this panel discussion, hearing from the alumni who have successfully navigated through their careers following …
HAMPTON, VA, September 29, 2020 — Registered voters in Virginia have more positive views of how things are going in their local community and state than the country as a whole, according to a new Hampton University/AP-NORC Poll. Only a quarter say the country is headed in the right direction, but 65% feel things are on the right track in their community and 48% feel the same about their state.
HAMPTON, Va. (September 25, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited Hampton University on Friday, September 25 to tour the campus, meet with President William R. Harvey, Mayor Donnie Tuck, and other area leaders, and to announce the winners of The Reimagine Workforce Preparation Grant Program.
HAMPTON, Va. (September 25, 2020) – Hampton University is part of IBM’s new Quantum education and research initiative, along with 12 other HBCUS, aimed at driving a diverse and inclusive quantum workforce. The IBM-HBCU Quantum Center will offer access to its quantum computers, as well as collaboration on academic, education and community outreach programs.
HAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 24, 2020) – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will visit the campus of Hampton University on Friday, September 25th, during National HBCU Week, to learn more about the university’s work to promote entrepreneurship and prepare graduates for success as the economy recovers from the impacts of COVID-19. There, the secretary will tour the campus and participate in a roundtable regarding entrepreneurship and workforce development with …
HAMPTON, VA. (Sept. 23, 2020) — Hampton University's very own Kellie Wells-Brinkley and LaVonne Idlette will compete this fall on the long running CBS reality show “The Amazing Race,” which pits eleven teams in total battling for the $1 million prize. Both women are Olympic hurdlers. The new season of “The Amazing Race” is scheduled to premiere Oct. 14 on CBS at 9 p.m. EST.
HAMPTON, Va. - (September 23, 2020) – Hampton University faculty and students participated in the 27 th Annual Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering (AMIE) Conference, September 9 th and 10 th . This innovative and interactive virtual conference brought together college and university deans, industry leaders, government officials, faculty and students to speak on discovering possibilities through research and partnerships in the …
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