Administration aims to move forward following HU town hall meeting

by: Ya-Marie Sesay, Leenika Belfield-Martin and Ayanna Maxwell Hampton University Student Government Association President Martha Baye on Feb. 22 issued a letter detailing proposed resolutions to student complaints voiced at a town hall meeting earlier in the week. “We appreciate students for coming forward to voice their concerns,” Baye stated in a letter posted on hamptonu.edu detailing how the matters were addressed by the administration. HU President Dr. William R. Harvey called a meeting that day for administrators and campus leaders to discuss the issues. Title IX Coordinator Attorney Kelly Harvey-Viney assured the administration and campus leaders that the University’s … Continue reading Administration aims to move forward following HU town hall meeting

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

HU’s Graduate and Professional School Fair

Ya-Marie Sesay | Campus Editor As the first semester of the school year comes to an end, Hampton University’s upperclassmen are beginning to think and plan for life after college. HU’s Career Center hosted the 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair, where students and representatives from various schools and graduate programs had the chance to interact. Schools from across the country set up their displays in the Student Center Ballroom, awaiting students’ arrival to their respective table. Schools of law, journalism, biomedical sciences, theological seminaries, and others shared information about their programs, scholarships, and opportunities for students. “We encourage Hampton … Continue reading HU’s Graduate and Professional School Fair

HU bookstore gets a new look

Ya-Marie Sesay | Campus Editor You asked, it’s here: Hampton’s newly renovated collegiate bookstore. Students and Alumni entered Hampton University’s Collegiate Bookstore during homecoming week in surprise to the newly renovated look. “We got nothing but praises! During homecoming week we had some alumni coming in, and even they said it’s great that we’ve gotten an update,” said Michael Scott, a bookstore sales associate and senior international studies major from Delaware. After months of student input, planning and construction, the HU Administration made another advancement in improving student life on campus. The remodeled store has more selections for students, such … Continue reading HU bookstore gets a new look