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DC Google Hackathon

HU students have fun during the 24 hour Hacakathon

HU students have fun during the 24 hour Hacakathon.

Students from the Hampton University Department of Computer Science won first and second place in the Google Hack Competition, which took place at Google's Washington, D.C. office. At the event, computer programmers and others involved in software development, collaborate intensively on software projects.

The 24-hour competition, which pitted HU against rival Howard University, began at noon, Sat., Oct. 25th and ended noon Sun., Oct. 26.

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HU Pharmacy Students Win Clinical Skills Competition

School of Pharmacy

Hampton University School of Pharmacy students Stacy Carignan and Britnee Oyer participated in and won the Jennifer E. Stallings/ Virginia Society Health-Systems Pharmacists (VSHP) College Bowl competition Oct. 24 in Virginia Beach, VA.

Every year, each college/school of pharmacy in the nation holds a school level Clinical Skills Competition.

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HUUC Has Ribbon Cutting for Veterans Lounge

Hampton University University College (HUUC) had a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 10 to dedicate its newest initiative for matriculating students who are veterans, a Veterans Lounge. The fully furnished space is inside the Willie O. Lawton Building where all HUUC students, mostly non-traditional, currently attend accelerated evening classes.

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HU Iota's Get Community Service Award

The Hampton University Beta chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. was recently recognized for their outstanding service at their Adopt-A-Spot location. Each year the city of Hampton Clean City Commission (HCCC) awards Adopt-A-Spot volunteers based on the number of cleanups an organization does per year. To receive the Extra Mile Award an organization must perform between 11 and 19 cleanups per year. This year Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. worked at their location 15 times.

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