Civil Rights Leader, Congressman John Lewis to deliver HU Commencement AddressHampton, Va. - Hampton University is pleased to announce Civil Rights leader and U.S. Congressman John Lewis will serve as the University’s 145 th Commencement speaker on May 10, 2015. Commencement will be held at Armstrong Stadium at 10 a.m. Often called "one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced," John Lewis has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he calls "The Beloved Community” in America. His dedication to the highest ethical standards and moral principles has won him the admiration of many of his colleagues on both sides of the aisle in the United States Congress. As a young boy, Lewis was inspired by the activism surrounding the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., which he heard on radio broadcasts. In those pivotal moments, he made a decision to become a part of the Civil Rights Movement. Ever …
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Hampton, Va. - The Hampton University community is extremely saddened by the death of one of our students, Cullen Haviland. We extend our deepest sympathy to Cullen's family and friends for their profound loss. He was pronounced dead in the Hampton University Library. There is no foul play suspected at this time. The incident is being investigated by Hampton City Police and the Hampton University Police.
The Hampton Players & Company is proud to once again present an innovative and exciting initiative for budding playwrights this semester. The “New Voices, New Plays” series provides an opportunity for new playwrights in the Hampton Roads area to see their work produced as a staged reading for a live audience. “New Voices” will be performed in The Little Theatre in Armstrong Hall Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8 pm.
Hampton, VA – Children ten-years-old and younger and their parents are invited to come out and celebrate a day of Easter fun. Hampton University and the Pomoco Auto Group will host the 10th Annual Easter by-the-Bay E-G-G-stravaganza on Sat., April 4, from noon to 3 p.m. at 30 Strawberry Banks Boulevard in Hampton, Va. This event is free and open to the public.
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