Message from the President Regarding the Coronavirus COVID 19 Mar. 25, 2020Dear Hampton University Family: The health and safety of the Hampton University community remains one of our top priorities. Therefore, I am pleased to provide the Hampton family an update on our response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At this moment in time, COVID-19 has forced our institution, the nation and the world to find creative ways to address numerous challenges that heavily impact the daily operations of life as we know it. This is uncharted territory with new challenges appearing daily. Recognizing the fluidity of the situation, the University is daily assessing the best ways in which Hampton can mitigate and minimize the potential spread of COVID-19. At the first mention of the potential spread of the virus, I reactivated the Infectious Disease and Prevention Working Group, chaired by Dr. Barbara L. Inman and including Hampton University’s Medical Director, Dr. Karen T. Williams. This group has met almost daily. Two of the …
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HAMPTON, Va. (April 1, 2020) – Students from the Hampton University Departments of Architecture and Electrical Engineering participated in a National JUMP into STEM competition at the Oakridge National Renewable Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee at the end of January. The Hampton team presented so well that they received internship opportunities at the ORNL and the National Renewable Energy Laboratories.
HAMPTON, Va. (March 25, 2020) – Ka’ena “Sissy” Farmer, Hampton University 5-year MBA student, recently interned at the Super Bowl and attended the Women’s Careers in Football Forum during the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, IN. She also spent last summer interning for the National Football League (NFL).
Dear Hampton University Ministers’ Conference and Choir Guild Family, One of the chief responsibilities and utmost priorities of Hampton University is to ensure the safety and well-being of all who enter our campus gates, your Home-by-the-Sea. Year after year, many of you have for decades faithfully and loyally journeyed to Hampton for a week of rejuvenation, revival and restoration. We are grateful to you for you continued loyalty to …
HAMPTON, Va. (March 20, 2020) – Author, motivational speaker and Hampton University alumna Chental Song Bembry (c/o 2018) is continuing her legacy of children’s literature. Since making her debut on the 2015 BET Honors and Black Girls Rock! awards shows as an Early Riser and a Making a Difference Girl, she has published a new middle-grade novel called “Desiree Davenport: Welcome to Treeless Park,” available now on Amazon. Bembry …
HAMPTON, Va. (March 20, 2020) – Hampton University is excited to announce the hire of Valora Richardson, Ph.D. as the Director of Hampton University Online (Hampton U Online). Dr. Richardson came to Hampton from Georgia State University where she worked as the assistant director of Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning.
HAMPTON, Va. (March 19, 2020) – The Hampton University Museum is proud to welcome Mr. Kenlontae’ Turner as the new Curator of Collections. Mr. Turner, a native of Newport News, Va., comes to Hampton University after recently working at the Freer Gallery of Art & Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, D.C.
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