Emergency grant to resolve financial obstacles for HU students

Ya-Marie Sesay | Campus Editor The Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) awarded Hampton University with an emergency aid grant for students that may have an unforeseen financial barrier that prevents them from continuing their college education. The grant will provide a maximum of $500 to each eligible student over the course of the program. The program is for the Spring 2018 semester and hopes to support the persistence of students toward college graduation by removing unforeseen financial barriers. In order to become eligible for the program, students must be enrolled in Hampton University as a full-time or part-time student receiving … Continue reading Emergency grant to resolve financial obstacles for HU students

Harveys’ six-figure donation creates new scholarships for students

Leenika Belfield-Martin | Lifestyle Editor Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey and his wife, Norma B. Harvey, made a six-figure donation to the university, going to two scholarship funds: the Norma B. Harvey student stipend fund and the Laron Clark Jr. scholarship fund for first generation students. “My parents were my first role models,” Dr. Harvey said in a news release. “Establishing the Norma B. Harvey Student Stipend Fund and endowing the Laron Clark, Jr. Scholarship Fund for First Generation College Students is my way of honoring all of the life lessons they shared.” The Harveys donated $106,685 to … Continue reading Harveys’ six-figure donation creates new scholarships for students