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Hampton University School of Engineering & Technology Celebrating 25th Anniversary with Virtual Experience
01/22/2021 - #111

Registration Now Open for April 16 Event!

HAMPTON, Va. (January 22, 2021) – The Hampton University School of Engineering & Technology is celebrating its 25th Anniversary with a fully virtual and interactive experience on Friday, April 16, 2021, from 9 am until 4 pm. The anniversary celebration includes workshops, panel discussions, networking and even a virtual evening gala that starts at 7 pm. Early Bird Tickets are $75 and registration is now open! 

“Even though we cannot celebrate the School of Engineering & Technology’s 25th Anniversary together in person, I am happy that Hampton University can host such a program that will provide education and important networking for students, alumni, and engineering professionals from all over the United States,” said Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey.

The Anniversary event includes special presentations and workshops regarding topics such as artificial intelligence, autonomy, augmented reality in architecture, aviation and engineering, and the future of biotechnology. 

Dean of the School of Engineering and Technology, Dr. Joyce Shirazi, said, “We are excited to hold this celebration in spite of the conditions with the pandemic. We have a truly storied history…students, faculty, alumni, and a whole host of others will be able to hear the wonderful stories of how we have arrived at one of the top HBCU engineering schools in the country!”

One of the invited keynote speakers for the anniversary program is Ron Nersesian, chairman, president, and CEO of Keysight Technologies. Nersesian began his career in 1982 with Computer Sciences Corporation as a systems engineer for satellite communications system. He has worked at such companies as Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies. Nersesian holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business. 

Finally, 100% of net proceeds from the anniversary event will be put towards endowed scholarships for the School of Engineering & Technology. Each ticket for this virtual celebration also includes an Anniversary Care Package, which comes with a commemorative wine flute, sparkling cider, anniversary t-shirt, and virtual program journal. To register and get your tickets, visit here: https://hamptonalumnievents.universitytickets.com/ and click on “School of Engineering & Technology 25th Anniversary Celebration.”

For more information, visit https://givetohamptonu.org/engineering-25th/. 


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