HU students get a taste of the tech industry

Leondra Head | Local & World Editor Hamptonians are gaining insightful knowledge from leaders in the technology sector on endless career opportunities the technology industry has to offer. Nine Hampton students were selected to participate in Spotify’s HBCU Opening Act Conference from a pool of over 1,000 applicants who applied. Spotify offered the conference to students who attend HBCU’s and are interested in pursuing careers in the music-tech and media industries. Students sat with executives and leaders within music, tech and media industries and were provided with insight on how to achieve career goals in these industries. Nia Wellman, a … Continue reading HU students get a taste of the tech industry

HU student competes for Miss VA USA

Leondra Head | Local & World Editor Hampton University’s Delaria Ridley is making a name for herself in the pageant world, most notably competing for Miss Virginia USA as Miss North Hampton USA. Ridley is a senior strategic communications major from Atlanta and has been competing in pageants since 15 years old. “My experience while participating in the pageant was absolutely amazing. I gained a great network of women. Pageants truly allow you to meet women from all walks of life. It was great [competing] in another state.” Ridley’s platform was HOPSCOTCH K!DS, Helping Others Play. Her purpose was to … Continue reading HU student competes for Miss VA USA