2019-2020 News Releases
Hampton University and the City of Hampton Partner to Form Hampton University Severe Storm Research CenterHAMPTON, Va. (July 17, 2019) –Hampton University has received notice of a $135,000.00 grant from the Economic Development Authority City of Hampton, Virginia, a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia, (“EDA”) to fund the “Center of Excellence,” Hampton University’s Severe Storm Research Center. “With the creation of this Center, Hampton University can continue to provide breakthrough satellite data and real-time information about area storms with our weather technology that rivals most weather centers in the country,” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey. The “Center of Excellence” will use Hampton University’s state of the art weather technology for weather data collection, analysis and prediction, and recruit world-class experts, as well as collaborating with the EDA to support, promote and expand key clusters. It will also provide the latest severe weather reports, for the …
HAMPTON, Va. (August 14, 2019) –In partnership with the Hampton University director of Film Studies program, Connect With a Wish and Foster Focus Films, the first annual Young Women’s Possibilities Conference 2019 took place inside the Student Center on Thursday, August 8, to help young women who have experienced foster care cultivate their leadership skills.
HAMPTON, Va. (August 1, 2019) – The Hampton University William R. Harvey Leadership Institute (WRHLI) hosted the 22 nd Annual High School Leadership Summit, July 7 – 13, 2019, designed for rising high school juniors and seniors to learn skills in order to establish a plan for success after graduation.
HAMPTON, Va. (July 25, 2019) – Hampton University would like to extend sincere congratulations to alumnus Sashi Brown, Class of 1998, who has been named the Chief Planning and Operations Officer for Monumental Basketball, a newly-formed collective that includes the Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics, Capital City Go-Go and Wizards District Gaming.
HAMPTON, Va. (July 18, 2019) – Hampton University, with Dr. Jean Muhammad, Department of Computer Science chair (PI) and Dr. Chutima Boonthum-Denecke (Co-PI), was awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant (CNS-1849541) to host HBCU Computer Science Faculty Research workshops over the next year, promoting cross-institutional strategies.
HAMPTON, Va. (July 3, 2019) – Hampton University Softball player Mo’ne Davis is spotlighted in Sports Illustrated’s latest “Where Are They Now?” feature. The iconic magazine sat down with Hampton’s newest softball player five years after making history in the Little League World Series. In the sit down interview with Hampton alumnus Shemar Woods ’11, Davis talks about what she has been doing over the last five years and the reasons why she chose to attend Hampton University.
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