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Monthly Archives: June 2018

HU Alumnus, Promoted to Head of Human Resources for Mercedes-Benz

HAMPTON, Va.— Lars Minns, a Hampton University alumni, was recently promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer for Mercedes-Benz, USA with responsibility for USA, Canada, and Mexico. In this new position, Minns will lead the organization in designing, implementing, and executing HR strategies that directly align

Tami Simmons named a 2018 Susan G. Komen ‘More than Pink Woman’

Susan G. Komen Charlotte named Tami Simmons, vice president of Institutional Advancement for Johnson C. Smith University, among the inaugural class of “More than Pink Women,” an exclusive group of eight women who are leaders in the fields of medicine, business, media, science and education.

DSU Gospel Choir members perform in China

From left, DSU students Ashlyn Moore, Kiyah Mewborn, Darrell Miller, Jevana Lambert, Shaé Ross and Manuel Scott perform     Eight members of the DSU Gospel Choir have experienced the universality of music during a trip to Jilin, China. The DSU singers performed at Beihua University

Dr. William R. Harvey Honored by Peninsula Sports Club

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.– The Peninsula Sports Club held its 69th annual Headliner’s Night at the Newport News Marriott on Monday night, and Hampton University was well represented with four award winners. Leading that group was Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey who was named the

Tuskegee names Lily D. McNair as its 8th president

Dr. Lily D. McNair will become Tuskegee University’s eighth president after being unanimously selected by its Board of Trustees. She will serve as the first female president of the institution in its 136-year history. McNair currently is provost and senior vice president for academic affairs

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner honors TSU Debate Team

HOUSTON  – The world-renowned Debate Team at Texas Southern University received a proclamation from Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Councilman Dwight Boykins in honor of their win at the inaugural HBCU National Speech and Debate Championship Tournament in January. Mayor Turner declared June 19 as