Global Awareness Day: Encouragement of study abroad programs

Amber Smith | Staff Writer    Captivating cultures were discussed at Hampton University’s Global Awareness Day. The School of Liberal Arts and Education and the Department of English and Foreign Languages came together to enlighten students about the privileges of studying abroad. Harvey Library Meeting Room was filled with students from all backgrounds and majors to learn more about this process. “Going to Spain is a wonderful experience. You will be working, experiencing new opportunities and earning money,” said Brenda Marrero. Study abroad programs are open to students from any major, and fluency in a certain foreign language is not … Continue reading Global Awareness Day: Encouragement of study abroad programs

Get in the Game: Sports industry experts visit HU

Amber Smith | Staff Writer Experts came and shared valuable insight on the ins and outs of the sports industry with Hampton University students during a panel discussion in Scripps Howard Auditorium last week. On November 8th, panelists Kelli Webb, publicist and founder of the KBD group, Aaron Rouse, former NFL safety, Carl Francis, NFLPA Director of Communications, and Tony Brothers, NBA referee all graced Scripps with an open forum. Scripps professor, April Woodard and students from her JAC 320 class hosted the event and had the opportunity to ask panelists current event questions. Panelists were each interviewed individually then … Continue reading Get in the Game: Sports industry experts visit HU