The Student Connection
The Student Connection

The Student Connection

Hampton University Offering Solution-Based Approach to Violence Affecting African-American Males

Every single day media screens are darkened by violence and angry protests from coast to coast in this country, and all too often the faces we see in those disturbing scenes are young African-American men caught in the downward spiral of crime and punishment.

Violent crime is quite literally a health disparity in the African-American communities and something has to be done about it. So, Hampton University has embarked upon a multi-faceted Minority Men's Health Initiative (MMHI) designed to reduce the disproportionate number of African-American males who are suffering.

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HU Alum Named Miss Virginia Plus America 2015

Ynette Evans - Miss Virginia Plus America

Ynette Evans
Miss Virginia Plus America

Hampton University Alumna Ynette Evans was crowned Miss Virginia Plus America 2015. As a result, she will compete with women from all over the world in the Miss Plus America Elite Pageant.

Evans graduated from HU in 2009 with a B.S. in Marketing and a concentration in Public Relations. She currently works in the William R. and Norma B. Harvey Library as an administrative assistant to the director.

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