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Hampton Univewrsity

Hampton University Kinesiology Students to Receive VAHPERD Awards

HAMPTON, Va.  –Several Hampton University students will be receiving awards at the Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (VAHPERD) convention on November 10, 2018. “Congratulations to these bright students for receiving and being recognized for these awards. They will no doubt go far

Tuskegee University

$250K Encompass Health gift to create new nursing, OT scholarships at Tuskegee

A $250,000 commitment from Birmingham-based Encompass Health will help fund scholarships for deserving nursing and occupational therapy students in Tuskegee University’s School of Nursing and Allied Health. The philanthropic partnership with Tuskegee represents the company’s first university partnership with a historically black college or university


WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 29: Thurgood Marshall College Fund 31st Anniversary Awards Gala at on October 29, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Thurgood Marshall College Fund) WASHINGTON, DC (October 30, 2018) – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced over $5.6M was

Kevin Hart’s Charity Launches New $600K Scholarship

Following on his generous $100,000 scholarship gift made in 2015 through UNCF to four deserving college students, actor and comedian Kevin Hart has joined forces with UNCF and KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) to help 18 more KIPP students earn a college degree. Through a

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

Incoming HU STEM Students Participate in Program to Gain Head Start on Education

HAMPTON, Va.  – Incoming freshmen that have been admitted into the Hampton University School of Engineering and Technology, which houses the Departments of Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, and Aviation, are participating in a five-week Pre-College program, which started on June 15, 2018.