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Hampton University Band Receives Proclamation from City of Hampton

By Hampton University HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton University Band, “The Marching Force,” received a proclamation of recognition from the City of Hampton on Wednesday, January 8, for their service to the city. “Congratulations to the very deserving Marching Force band for their acknowledgement from

1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle is Open

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will

TSU Band Opens Up for Megan Thee Stallion

HOUSTON – Members of the Ocean of Soul drumline “The Funk Train” opened up for Houston hip-hop artist Megan Thee Stallion earlier this week, gracing the stage of White Oak Music Hall, courtesy of Red Bull. The evening’s line-up was truly all-Texas Southern University, as

U.S. SENATE PASSES BILL WITH HBCU FUNDING

WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2019) – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA), Senator Doug Jones (D-AL), Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)

Voorhees receives a $1,500 donation from the Chapman Foundation, Inc.

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College was recently presented a check in the amount of $1,500 by theChapman Foundation, Inc. (CFi) in support ofscholarships for the mass communications department.Darren Martin, CFi executive director, andDerrick Green, accountant, recognized Voorheesas part of the foundation’s Historically BlackCollege and Universities (HBCU)

Celebrating the Life of Virginia Jewel, Mary T. Christian

Dr. Mary Christian with Hampton University president Dr. William R. Harvey By Brenda Buchanon, Contributing Writer Dr. Mary Taylor Christian, born August 9, 1924 in Hampton, Virginia, died on Monday, November 11, 2019. Dr. Christian’s death leaves her family and community void of her leadership,