2018-2019 News Releases
Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Donate Additional $553,000 for Faculty and Staff Raises; Hampton University Gifts Total $4.2 MillionHAMPTON, Va. (July 3, 2018) — Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harvey are donating an unexpected and unprecedented gift of $553,000 to their ‘Home by the Sea.” Hampton‘s first couple is no stranger to giving and giving back to the university they have led for 40 years. This latest gift was given to the faculty and staff in the form of a 1% additional raise on top of the optional annual increase that is given at the start of each fiscal year. For an example, if the supervisor’s recommendation was a raise of 3%, Dr. Harvey’s gift will increase that raise to 4%. The Harvey’s personal generosity to Hampton University now totals nearly $4.2 million. This offering truly displays Dr. and Mrs. Harvey’s heartfelt commitment to giving back to the university community they serve. There is no question that in the four decades of service, the Harvey’s have upheld THE standard of excellence that is Hampton University. The Harvey’s are …
HAMPTON, Va. (July 18, 2018) — Hampton University will conclude the dual celebration of the 150 th Anniversary of the schools founding and the 40 th Anniversary of Dr. William R. Harvey’s presidency by recognizing the Hampton University Museum’s 150 th Anniversary, and will host the 40 th anniversary conference of the Association of African American Museums from August 8-11, 2018. Reveling the theme, Till Earth and Heaven Ring: Celebrating the Progress and Sustaining the Promise of African American Museum, the Association has convened Black Museum professionals to …
HAMPTON, Va. (July 18, 2018) — Dr. Neelam Azad, Chairperson and Associate Professor for the Hampton University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received her second independent investigator award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant is titled, “Targeting Lipogenic and Angiogenic Mediators in Pulmonary Fibrosis,” and is a follow up to her previous grant in 2011. The period of funding is from July 2018 through May 2022, with a first year funding amount of $343,000, and for a total funding amount of $1,269,500 over the next four years.
HAMPTON, Va. (July 18, 2018) — The Hampton University and Verizon Innovative Learning are partnering to bring several Hampton City Schools minority male middle school students to Hampton University’s campus. The program, which began on July 2, 2018 and runs through July 20, offers the students immersive science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities.
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