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Voorhees announces the 2021 Presidential Scholars

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College will acknowledge 11 presidential scholars during the virtual 2021 Presidential Scholarship Gala hosted by comedian Jonathan Slocomb on Saturday, April 10 at 7 p.m. The 2020-2021 scholars are seniors Denzel Walls, Donald Lauer IV, Henriadam Brower, junior Ashley Johnson; sophomores Terrill

Voorhees vice president becomes a MEAC Woman in Sports pioneer

Denmark, S.C.- Charlene Myers Johnson, vice president for student affairs and director of athletics, was recently recognized as a MidEastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) pioneer in women’s sports in celebration of MEAC’s 50th anniversary and Women’s History Month. The MEAC Senior Woman Administrators selected Johnson along

Hampton University and United Airlines Kick-off Pilot Development Partnership

New program recruits HU students to participate in United Airlines’ elite “Aviate Academy” training program HAMPTON, Va. (April 6, 2021) — Hampton University is excited to announce a new partnership with United Airlines to identify and recruit top talent from HU’s Department of Aviation into United’s Aviate Academy. United Airlines Aviate

Ruth E. Carter receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

HBCU Graduates are in so many influential positions that we may not deem as important. A lot of these positions are responsible for bringing us some very memorable moments and it is an amazing sight to see when they receive proper recognition for their work. 

Hampton University Alumna Rashida Jones, President of MSNBC; First Black Executive to Lead a Major Cable News Organization to Deliver HU Commencement Address

Ms. Rashida Jones became the first Black executive to lead one of the major cable news organizations on Feb. 1, 2021HAMPTON,  Va. (March 17, 2021) — Hampton University President William R. Harvey announced that alumnus Rashida Jones ’02, President of MSNBC, will serve as the University’s 150th Commencement

ALUMNA 1ST BLACK WOMAN NFL REF

by Stan Donaldson – 03/05/2021 Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston Releases Statement about Norfolk State University Alumna Maia Chaka Becoming the National Football League’s First Black Woman Referee Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston released the following statement about Maia Chaka, a 2006

Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gaston Releases Statement about Norfolk State University Alumna Maia Chaka Becoming the National Football League’s First Black Woman Referee

(NSU NEWSROOM – March 5, 2021) — Norfolk State University President Dr. Javaune Adams-Gastonreleased the following statement about Maia Chaka, a 2006 NSU graduate, who was named today to theNational Football League’s roster of game officials for the 2021 season and becoming the first Black