Hampton University has several faculty who are retiring after decades serving at the University. The HU School of Pharmacy (HUSOP) recently honored three of their own retirees – Dr. Joanne Morse, Mrs. Corrine Ramaley and Dr. Carl Tullio.
Morse and Ramaley have been at HU for 17 years and Tullio for three years. At a departmental retirement ceremony, the retirees were presented gifts from their department and honored by HUSOP Dean Wayne Harris.
Hampton University's online program (HUUC) is the third best in the entire state of Virginia. That's according to Affordable Colleges Online. This most recent distinction comes on the heels of several previous noteworthy University rankings achieved this academic year alone.
The other 2014-2015 rankings include: HBCU Digest naming HU HBCU of the Year, "Best Colleges For Veterans" naming HU number 2 in the South Regional Category and, HU being named 24th of the Best Master's Universities in the nation, out of nearly 700 schools.
Hampton University has received a $5 million grant from NASA that will create research opportunities that will take under-represented students from high school and undergraduate internships to graduate research and finally to employment opportunities.
The grant from NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project Institutional Research Opportunity will create a center at HU in the Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Science. The HU Center for Atmospheric Research and Education (CARE) in collaboration with NASA Langley Research Center and partners at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.