Hampton University Holds Memorial Service in Honor of the Life of Alumna Dr. Gladys Hope Franklin WhiteHAMPTON, Va. (November 13, 2018) – The Hampton University family came together on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, for a Memorial Service in celebration of the life of Dr. Gladys Hope Franklin White, an outstanding Hampton University alumna and the namesake for the Gladys Hope Franklin White Hall residence facility, after her passing last week. Reverend Dr. Debra Haggins, Hampton University Chaplain, opened up the service with a Prayer of Comfort. “We are here to celebrate the life and the legacy and the memory and the love and the dedication and the devotion of Dr. Gladys Hope Franklin White,” she said. Family and friends of Dr. White then enjoyed a beautiful musical tribute to Dr. White from the Hampton University Choirs. After a scripture reading from Justin A. Langley, Sr., Dr. White’s great nephew, Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey, shared some inspiring words about Dr. White. “On behalf of the entire Hampton University family, I …
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NORFOLK, Va. (Nov. 14, 2018) – Hampton University football and track standout Jerome Mathis was announced on Tuesday as a member of the 2019 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Hall of Fame Class. The class will be inducted on March 14, 2019 during the MEAC Basketball Tournament at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel.
HAMPTON, Va. (November 14, 2018) – The Hampton Players & Company present “Mistletoe Jam: A Holiday Musical Extravaganza” in the Little Theatre of Armstrong Hall on the campus of Hampton University on Friday, November 30, Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., with a Sunday matinee on December 2, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
HAMPTON, Va. (November 14, 2018) – Danita Potter, Hampton University alumna, has recently been recognized at the 32 nd Annual Great 100 Nurses Celebration of Louisiana as an Honoree for outstanding mentoring, caring, and commitment to nursing. Only exemplary nurses are selected based on their concern for humanity, their contributions to the profession of Nursing, and their mentoring of others.
HAMPTON, Va. (Nov. 8, 2018) – The Hampton University family is mourning the loss of alumna Dr. Gladys Hope Franklin White, Class of 1939, who passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Dr. White was one of Hampton University’s most notable and influential alumna who positively impacted the entire campus. As she always said, she let her life do the singing, and she truly did. Her legacy will live on here at Hampton University.
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