Hampton University
75th Opening Convocation Ceremony Sunday
09/22/2017 - #39

HAMPTON, Va. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Hampton University's sesquicentennial and 40th anniversary of President Dr. William R. Harvey celebration continues at the 75th Annual Opening Convocation Ceremony, Sunday, Sept. 24, 10:45 a.m., at historic Ogden Hall on campus.

Dr. Harvey will give his charge to the student body as well as to parents, faculty and staff during the event, which is the ceremonial opening of the new school year.

Keynote speaker is Alumnus Calvin L. Butts, Jr., healthcare and pharmaceutical strategist and co-founder of #HamptonNation. Butts is a PharmaVoice 100 winner (100 most inspiring people in the pharmaceutical industry) as well as a New Jersey 40 under 40. He is co-founder of the Hampton University Young Alumni Council.

The Opening Convocation Ceremony will be live streamed at media.hamptonu.edu

Media interested in attending this event should contact University Relations in advance at (757) 727-5253.  


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