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Gene Hale Foundation Donates $10,000 to GLAAACC Scholarship Fund
August 15, 2019
Since its inception in 2006, The Hale Foundation has donated tens of thousands of dollars to provide a helping hand to low-income families, children and young adults. In addition to providing money for educational scholarship donations, The Hale Foundation has donated to organizations that give assistance to children affected by homelessness and malnutrition.  Other beneficiaries of The Hale Foundation include: the United Negro College Fund, the L.A. Southwest College Education Foundation, Inner City Arts, Parents of Watts, St. Jude Children’s Hospital and L.A. Child Guidance Clinic. ... read more »
Hampton University Fires 9 Officers Over Social Media Posts
July 26, 2019
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A historically black university in Virginia said Friday that it has fired nine of its police officers for sharing “misogynistic, racist and other offensive remarks via social media.” Hampton University’s statement did not detail the remarks the officers made. ... read more »
L.A. Based Poet Shares Inspiring Story in, ‘Black Indian: A Memoir’
July 25, 2019
After a childhood of family secrets and a lost heritage, Shonda Buchanan set out to find the truth about her Black and American Indian ancestors. Buchanan’s research begins in Kalamazoo, Michigan and takes her through Virginia and North Carolina, where she interviewed family members, read old family diaries, and studied public records. ... read more »
GM Exec Touts DTU and other Programs that Feature HBCUs
July 4, 2019
“There are so many great men and women that are being developed and minds that are being cared for, cultivated inside of the schools and they don’t necessarily have the recruitment bandwidth and their career centers don’t have the relationships established to actually open up access to larger Fortune 500 companies,” Lester Booker, Jr., the project manager for communications operations at General Motors. ... read more »
Chargers Sign OT Michael Ola
October 24, 2017
guard/center Matt Slauson was placed on the reserve/injured list. ... read more »
The Legacy of HBCUs Past and Present
February 15, 2017
Shaw University was the first HBCU in the South to be established after the American Civil War in 1865 ... read more »
Francena McCorory To Be Inducted into MEAC Hall of Fame
November 26, 2016
Hampton University track & field great, and Olympic gold medalist, Francena McCorory will be inducted into the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Hall of Fame as part of the 2017 class. ... read more »
HU Brass Ensemble Perform at White House Black History Month Reception
February 25, 2016
The Hampton University Brass Ensemble performed at the White House Black History Month Reception hosted by The President and First Lady, Feb. 18. “This month is a chance to celebrate the central role that African Americans have played in every aspect of American life,” ... read more »
Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey Tops $3 million in cash donations to ‘Home By the Sea’
January 27, 2016
Hampton, Va. – With Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harvey’s latest $100,000 gift to the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute, HU’s University President has given more than $3 million to the institution of higher learning that has grown exponentially under his leadership.  ... read more »
HU Scripps Howard School of Journalism announces $500,000 Challenge Grant from 21st Century Fox
July 24, 2015
Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications recently announced a $500,000 Challenge Grant from 21st Century Fox, the world’s leading portfolio of film and television brands ... read more »
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