The Student Connection
The Student Connection

The Student Connection

Winter Break… or Winter Work?

Winter Break… or Winter Work?
Students Take Classes, Study Abroad During Winter Break

It is that time of year again. Holiday songs, decorations, the multitude of scents in the air.  For many it is a time to relax and spend time with loved ones, for others it is a time to network, work, or grasp that next opportunity.

Hampton students are no stranger for taking advantage of the winter break. Whether it is taking classes, traveling abroad, or simply just enjoying the time to do nothing, winter break is the most anticipated break of the year.

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Marine and Environmental Science Major Named Marshall Scholar

Awareness Day Event Encourages Students to get Tested

HU senior Kendyl Crawley-Crawford has been chosen as a 2012 Marshall Scholar

"It is such an honor to have won the scholarship; I am really excited," stated Crawley-Crawford, a marine and environmental science major. "The Marshall Scholarship gives me an opportunity to indulge in furthering my education and expose myself to various cultures."

The Marshall Scholarship, one of the most prestigious postgraduate scholarships available to Americans…

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HU Students Raise Awareness,
get Tested for HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day

HU Students Raise Awareness, get Tested for HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day

Student organizations at Hampton University commemorated World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with various awareness activities, from a red balloon release in honor of those affected by the disease, to donating the proceeds of student organizations' bake sales to the World AIDS Campaign. The day's theme was "Getting to Zero: Zero AIDS Related Deaths, Zero New Infections, Zero Discrimination." The event's Student Co-Chair, Amber Kearney, said the day was a success.

A total of 21 organizations sold ribbons, gave facts and sold baked goods in the HU Student Center. Close to 100 students were tested for HIV/AIDS. Students were also tested for Chlamydia and gonorrhea.

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