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Daily Press
Hampton University renames building after alumna, preps for convocationHampton University renamed its Science and Technology building after an alumna
Daily Press / Posted 13 hours ago
Hampton University renamed its Science and Technology building after an alumna and longtime benefactor this week. The Wilma Harper Horne Science & Technology Hall was dedicated and its name unveiled during a ceremony Friday. Horne, a Portsmouth... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Gov. McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointmentsclient relations Fort Monroe AuthorityMaureen Elgersman Lee of Toano, Chair, D
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 hours ago
client relations Fort Monroe AuthorityMaureen Elgersman Lee of Toano, Chair, Department of Political Science and History, Hampton University John J. Reynolds of Crozet, retired, National Park Service Governor’s Substance Abuse Services... Read more
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Daily Press
Friday's regional sports roundup: HU women's soccer team sets numerous records in 10-0 rompHampton University (2-7) set numerous records in a 10-0 rout of Division II Lin
Daily Press / Posted 16 hours ago
Hampton University (2-7) set numerous records in a 10-0 rout of Division II Lincoln (Pa.), which included six goals in an eight-minute span of the second half. It was HU’s second all-time shutout win, its first at home, and its most goals ever... Read more
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Daily Press
World War IIheight of... HAMPTON — Jocelyn Gilchrist had two reasons to bring her children
Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
height of... HAMPTON — Jocelyn Gilchrist had two reasons to bring her children to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march at Hampton University on Monday. For one, she wanted to teach her kids — Madison, 10, and Josiah, 8 — about the slain civil... Read more
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BlackNews.com
Black-Owned Handbag Company Kicks Off National Black College Tour to Promote Their HBCU themed Custom Clutch Purses to Female Students and AlumniA&T – October 7, 2017 * Tennessee State University – October 14, 2017 * Virgi
BlackNews.com / Posted 2 days ago
A&T – October 7, 2017 * Tennessee State University – October 14, 2017 * Virginia State University – October 14, 2017 * Hampton University – October 21, 2017 * Howard University – October 21, 2017 * North Carolina Central University – October... Read more
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Daily Press
Charlottesville City Council votes to observe Indigenous Peoples DayRev. Jesse Jackson was the speaker at the voter Empowerment Rally at Hampton Un
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Rev. Jesse Jackson was the speaker at the voter Empowerment Rally at Hampton University in front of the Emancipation Oak with over 300 in attendance this afternoon. Jackson asked all who are voters to raise they hands during the rally..... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Reverend Jesse Jackson talks Charlottesville protests at Hampton UniversityVa. - "Choose hope and healing over hate and hurt." That was the message expres
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
Va. - "Choose hope and healing over hate and hurt." That was the message expressed today by the Reverend Jesse Jackson at Hampton University. Reverend Jackson addressed the recent violence in Charlottesville as part of his Healing and Rebuilding... Read more
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Daily Press
Rev. Jesse Jackson at HU Voter RallyRev. Jesse Jackson was the speaker at the voter Empowerment Rally at Hampton Un
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Rev. Jesse Jackson was the speaker at the voter Empowerment Rally at Hampton University in front of the Emancipation Oak with over 300 in attendance this afternoon. Jackson asked all who are voters to raise they hands during the rally..... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How One Group Is Working To Build A More Diverse Teaching Forceteachers who look like them. Cassandra Herring first confronted this issue as
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
teachers who look like them. Cassandra Herring first confronted this issue as the dean of the school of education at Hampton University, a historically black college in Virginia. She left that position, and the security of academia, to found... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Girl Scouts honor leadership at Sept. 19 Women of Distinction galaGarrick, a third-generation Girl Scout and Gold Award winner, as the Young Woma
The Charlotte Post / Posted 5 days ago
Garrick, a third-generation Girl Scout and Gold Award winner, as the Young Woman of Distinction. Garrick, a student at Hampton University in Virginia, spent 13 years as a Girl Scout and co-founded a Toastmasters Gavel Club at Weddington High... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Hampton U. president visits Moton CenterHampton University students Brandy Pitts, Reina Ransom, Dominique Daly, Jessica
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Hampton University students Brandy Pitts, Reina Ransom, Dominique Daly, Jessica Williams, Kellee Griffin and Miles Jenkins, standing from left, pose with Hampton University President Dr. William Harvey (seated) following his remarks at the R.R. Moton... Read more
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Daily Press
CNU, Hampton University, W&M make a strong showing in national rankingsIn an influential scholastic ranking in which upward mobility is often difficul
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
In an influential scholastic ranking in which upward mobility is often difficult, Hampton University and the College of William and Mary held firm to their high spots, and Christopher Newport University took a significant step forward. The 2018... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Virginia colleges and universities make US News rankings of best collegesranked at 32. Four Virginia schools were ranked in the list for top Historical
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 11 days ago
ranked at 32. Four Virginia schools were ranked in the list for top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Hampton University ranked third on the list, behind Spelman and Howard respectful. Norfolk State finished at 27 in a four way... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News Arts Commission recommends city funding for 31 groupsfor arts programs, which increased the overall grant amount to $159,379. The c
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
for arts programs, which increased the overall grant amount to $159,379. The commission rejected four applications, from Hampton University, Hampton Roads Philharmonic Inc., Art by Gerome Publishing Inc. and Point, Aim and Shoot Studios. The... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton University graduate's novel tells story of enslaved girl finding freedomHampton University graduate Brooke Obie is bringing the past to light in her no
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Hampton University graduate Brooke Obie is bringing the past to light in her novel series “Book of Addis.” She says that’s exactly her goal. Her first book in the series, “Book of Addis: Cradled Embers,” published last June, recently won the Phillis... Read more
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Daily Press
Monday's regional sports roundup: James Madison remains No. 1 in STATS Football Championship Subdivision poll; three other CAA teams also rankedand received 10 first-place votes. Three other Colonial Athletic Association t
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
and received 10 first-place votes. Three other Colonial Athletic Association teams are ranked in the latest poll. Two Hampton University players earned weekly Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference honors. Steven Smith, Jr. was named a Co-Defensive... Read more
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Daily Press
Actress to tell the story of Martha Ann Fields at the Hampton History Museumon the Peninsula, Davis said. Her son, James, later became the first slave to
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
on the Peninsula, Davis said. Her son, James, later became the first slave to graduate from Hampton Normal School (now Hampton University) and her daughter, Catherine, also graduated from Hampton. Her youngest son George Washington Fields, who... Read more
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Daily Press
Ferguson Center for the Arts's 2017-2018 schedule announcedwith the community orchestra, which rehearses at York High School, contact cond
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
with the community orchestra, which rehearses at York High School, contact conductor Eric Reiff at the Music Library of Hampton University, 757-727- 5411 or eric.reiff@hamptonu.edu or contact personnel director Barbara Eger, 757-267-2959 or... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton's big-play offense keys 28-15 win over Delaware StateGiven a short week to recover from its worst loss in three decades, Hampton Uni
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Given a short week to recover from its worst loss in three decades, Hampton University bounced back behind a quick-strike offense and a shut-down defense to defeat Delaware State 28-15 Friday night at Armstrong Stadium. Redshirt freshman wideout... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News gears up for 27th annual Southeast Community Day Parade and Festivalbegins at 10 a.m. and includes nearly 3,000 participants. A parade viewing stan
Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
begins at 10 a.m. and includes nearly 3,000 participants. A parade viewing stand will be located at 2016 Jefferson Ave. Hampton University’s 120-member Marching Force band will headline the parade. “To me (this event) really means building a... Read more
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Daily Press
Wednesday's regional sports roundup: Two former Hampton University basketball players sign to play in SpainTwo former Hampton University players recently signed pro deals with Spanish te
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Two former Hampton University players recently signed pro deals with Spanish teams. Reggie Johnson joined Spanish Ourense Basketball Club after a year with KFUM Swedish Nassjo, where he averaged 14.6 points, 2,7 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. He... Read more
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Daily Press
Pirates eye redemption against Delaware StateAfter opening last Saturday on the road, Hampton University will get back at it
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
After opening last Saturday on the road, Hampton University will get back at it Friday night at home against Delaware State. Given the circumstances, maybe a short week isn’t the worst thing for the Pirates. True, physically speaking, their bodies... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Crime rates mostly static at on area college campusesNewport News reported this week that crime declined at Thomas Nelson Community
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 17 days ago
Newport News reported this week that crime declined at Thomas Nelson Community College, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University. The stats come from this year's Crime in Virginia report. It was released earlier this summer by... Read more
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Daily Press
Campus crime is mostly stagnant, report showslead, the report shows. Crime also decreased about 33 percent at Christopher Ne
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
lead, the report shows. Crime also decreased about 33 percent at Christopher Newport University, and about 27 percent at Hampton University. At Norfolk State, criminal incidents went from 29 to 175 incidents between 2015 and 2016 — an increase... Read more
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Daily Press
W&M commemorates 50th anniversary of first black studentsand learn more about the 50th anniversary commemoration, visit http://wm.edu.
Daily Press / Posted 18 days ago
and learn more about the 50th anniversary commemoration, visit http://wm.edu. HU, community colleges get library grants Hampton University is the recipient of an almost $100,000 federal grant to recruit and retain minority students in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Historically black beaches that broke barriersthe Civil War. He was found chained up in a barn by his master who had abandone
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
the Civil War. He was found chained up in a barn by his master who had abandoned him there. Charles went on to attend Hampton University, a historically black university, in Virginia and saw a business opportunity when he realized that black... Read more
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Daily Press
Reader feedback Sept. 3: Sports, airport update, Nat Turnerfind it peculiar I have to read the Richmond newspaper to get such groundbreaki
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
find it peculiar I have to read the Richmond newspaper to get such groundbreaking news happening in my city. A local HBCU, Hampton University, which has a world class cancer fighting medical facility, is fighting for all Virginians, white, black,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Thousands of Children Are Trapped by Educational InequalityClaude Richard Alexander Jr. serves as senior pastor for The Park Church in Cha
The Christian Post / Posted 22 days ago
Claude Richard Alexander Jr. serves as senior pastor for The Park Church in Charlotte, NC. He is past president of the Hampton University Ministers Conference, and currently serves on the governing boards of Christianity Today, Gordon-Connell... Read more
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Daily Press
HU says insurers ignore proton therapy law, considers lawsuitInsurers are violating a Virginia law meant give patients a fair shot at proton
Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
Insurers are violating a Virginia law meant give patients a fair shot at proton therapy, a Hampton University representative says, and the angered parent of the state’s only proton therapy center is thinking of legal action. But the head of the... Read more
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Daily Press
Johnson, McKenzie should give Pirates strong combo at running backYahkee Johnson brings the speed and creativity. Shai McKenzie offers the size a
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
Yahkee Johnson brings the speed and creativity. Shai McKenzie offers the size and power. Together, they provide what Hampton University coach Connell Maynor expects to be an effective one-two punch from the running back position. Given the Pirates’... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Sampson's Harvey donation drive sparks nationwide shipmentsrelief. The Hampton Pirates were one of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of teams t
The Daily Cougar / Posted 24 days ago
relief. The Hampton Pirates were one of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of teams that responded to the plea. | Courtesy of Hampton University Men’s Basketball Men’s basketball head coach Kelvin Sampson took to social media Monday with a... Read more
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Daily Press
Not so fast: HU still undecided at quarterbackFour days after announcing Delmon Williams as his starting quarterback, Hampton
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Four days after announcing Delmon Williams as his starting quarterback, Hampton University coach Connell Maynor declared the position an open race again. During his 10-minute segment on the MEAC conference call Tuesday morning, Maynor said Williams... Read more
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Daily Press
LaRussa rises from walk-on to starting ODU quarterbackthree quarterback — beginning with Hoy, who is No. 2 on the depth chart — to be
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
three quarterback — beginning with Hoy, who is No. 2 on the depth chart — to be prepared. In last season’s opener against Hampton University, Wilder used three quarterbacks — Washington, Shuler Bentley and LaRussa — in the first half. “We’ve made... Read more
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Daily Press
Hampton public housing developments get little librariesNature Park. To find the one closest to you, visit littlefreelibrary.org/ourmap
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
Nature Park. To find the one closest to you, visit littlefreelibrary.org/ourmap/. HU announces first anniversary event Hampton University is celebrating two big milestones during the next school year: the university’s 150th birthday on April 1,... Read more
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Daily Press
LaRussa rises from walk-on to starting ODU quarterbackthree quarterback — beginning with Hoy, who is No. 2 on the depth chart — to be
Daily Press / Posted 25 days ago
three quarterback — beginning with Hoy, who is No. 2 on the depth chart — to be prepared. In last season’s opener against Hampton University, Wilder used three quarterbacks — Washington, Shuler Bentley and LaRussa — in the first half. “We’ve made... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook Feedback for Aug. 28: People Express drains airport cash, Newport New monument removal, HU marching bandcannot have the other. Let's respect and learn from our history. Kasparov Sim:
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
cannot have the other. Let's respect and learn from our history. Kasparov Sim: Get rid of them! They belong in museums. Hampton University band to march in Newport News parade The Hampton University Marching Force band is ready to taking it to... Read more
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Daily Press
2017 college, high school football preview sectionat @DaveJohnsonDP THE COACH JIMMYE LAYCOCK Going into his 38th season, which ma
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
at @DaveJohnsonDP THE COACH JIMMYE LAYCOCK Going into his 38th season, which makes him the longest-tenured active coach... HAMPTON UNIVERSITY 2016 | 5-6, 5-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Last postseason appearance | 2006 (lost to New Hampshire... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Eagles Waive WRs Keevan Lucas, David Watford, CB Tay Glover-WrightWatford joined the Eagles last summer as an undrafted free agent out of Hampton
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 27 days ago
Watford joined the Eagles last summer as an undrafted free agent out of Hampton University and spent last season on the Eagles' practice squad. In three preseason games this year, Watford had four catches for 24 yards - picking up two catches for 12... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
The Locker Room Show | August 25the Redskins and Bengals - why this exhibition will be about as close to the "r
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 28 days ago
the Redskins and Bengals - why this exhibition will be about as close to the "real thing" as the Redskins will get. Plus, Hampton University selects its starting quarterback - and he's a familiar name to Hampton Roads football fans. Also, Mitch... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Deciding on Delmon: Hampton tabs Lake Taylor’s Williams as starting QBHe's a versatile, dual-threat quarterback. He's got to get his decision making
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 28 days ago
He's a versatile, dual-threat quarterback. He's got to get his decision making a little bit better and we'll be fine." Hampton University football practice "I'm going to hold myself accountable and make everyone else better," Williams... Read more
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New Kerala
AMERICAN EVOLUTION Commemorates The Historic Arrival Of The First Africans In 1619 Virginia - newkerala news #266040exhibit and Queen Njinga of Angola statue •The historic collections and art pi
New Kerala / Posted 29 days ago
exhibit and Queen Njinga of Angola statue •The historic collections and art pieces at the Hampton History Museum, •The Hampton University Emancipation Oak, the site where African American slaves in the South heard the Emancipation... Read more
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Daily Press
Vick hopes Girls Camp will instill 'self-worth' in young womenbiggest thing right now is talking about their self-worth,” Vick said. Nikki Gi
Daily Press / Posted 29 days ago
biggest thing right now is talking about their self-worth,” Vick said. Nikki Giovanni Finley, a business professor at Hampton University, will lead that discussion, Vick said. Camp organizers want to recruit 100 girls in Hampton Roads to... Read more

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