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Level UP: A creative summer experience

By Alexandra Wilson The Coronavirus pandemic changed the game for many school-age students. One minute, they were roaming the halls laughing with friends and the next, confined to their homes with nowhere to go. It has been a rough year, and teenagers are looking forward

Hampton University’s Virginia Workforce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center Helping Virginian Business Owners Rebound Post COVID-19

HAMPTON, VA (June 3, 2021) — Hampton University established the Virginia Workforce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (VWIEC) in October 2020 through the Department of Education Reimagine Workforce Preparation Grant. In the months that followed the VWIEC has been expanding the capability and capacity of Virginia’s current and

Hampton University School of Nursing will participate in American Red Cross Sickle Cell Virtual Forum: HBCU 16-Day Challenge Thurs. June 3

HAMPTON, VA (June 3, 2021) — Hampton University’s School of Nursing (HUSON) will be participating in the American Red Cross’ Sickle Cell Disease Virtual Forum: Historically Black Colleges and Universities 16-Day Challenge on Thursday, June 3.  The event will feature distinguished panelists and guests to encourage African American

Norfolk State Honors 2020 Alumni Award Recipients

On May 15, Norfolk State University (NSU) honored four of its alumni during their commencement ceremony for the 2020 graduating class at William Price Stadium.  The Distinguished Alumni Award is given to graduates who exhibit exceptional leadership and community service. The winners of the 2020

Voorhees announces name change in honor of its quasquicentennial

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College announces that next April during its 125th Anniversary (quasquicentennial) Founder’s Week, the institution will change its name from Voorhees College to Voorhees University after the Board of Trustees approved the action at its annual spring meeting. Upon approval from the Southern