Friday, May 26, 2017

Hampton University

Hampton Hampton University held its 147th annual Commencement exercises on Mothers’ Day morning (May 14) at Armstrong Stadium. The commencement speaker was Katherine Johnson, whose behind-the-scenes work with the NASA space program in the 1960’s was highlighted in the movie “Hidden Figures.” Johnson computed the launch window for astronaut Alan Shepard’s 1961 Mercury mission. She […]

The Trump Administration’s first budget blueprint  has proposed slashing about $54 billion from  domestic spending programs and shifting that money to the Department of Defense (DOD). Consequently, the DOD Authorization  Bill of 2018 is getting a lot of attention from various military lobbyists and other interests groups, who want to benefit from the new defense budget. […]

Special to the Guide Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams of the  U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps  and a Hampton University graduate,  has been appointed acting Surgeon General of the United States by President Donald J. Trump. She is first nurse to be appointed to  the post and replaced  Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, who was Surgeon General under […]

HAMPTON ROADS Colleges and universities are preparing for their annual graduation ceremonies for students who have successfully completed their requirements. Old Dominion University will graduate the most students during its 126th Commencement Exercises. More than 2,750 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees will be conferred. Because of the growth of the number of degree recipients and […]

VIRGINIA BEACH On Monday March 13, 2017, Hampton University graduate and business entrepreneur, Gerald Daniels conducted his first Virginia Beach Branch NAACP meeting as President. In an interesting and unusual series of events, Daniels was elected to the top position by the organization’s local executive committee. Gerald Daniels, 42, a media and marketing entrepreneur has […]

NORFOLK Norfolk State (17-16) could not overcome a second-half collapse that saw them give up a 3-point lead at 14:33 minute mark as North Carolina Central (25-8) ignited a 19-0 run that kept NSU scoreless for 11 minutes in the MEAC championship game at the Scope. NCCU guard Patrick Cole, the MEAC Player of the […]

Hampton In his inspiring and motivational new book, Principles of Leadership: The Harvey Leadership Model, Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey, an icon of higher education, shares the insights and philosophy that have shaped his empowering leadership model. The book examines ten principles that have guided Dr. Harvey throughout a remarkable life and career, […]

Morgan, NCCU clash Saturday in B’more. Morgan State (10-11, 7-1 MEAC) and North Carolina Central (15-6, 6-1) got wins to set the stage for their showdown for the men’s MEAC lead Saturday in Baltimore. MSU got 21 points from Tiwian Kendley and 17 from Antonio Gillespie in downing Florida A&M, 77-60 Monday. Kendley, a 6-5 […]

By Markeshia Rickd New Haven Independent Offer aspiring teachers scholarship money. After hiring them, match them with veteran-teacher mentors. And treat them with respect. The nearly four-decade head of an historically Black university offered those tips and others Thursday night to school districts like New Haven that seek to increase the number of Black and […]

HAMPTON Hampton University students in the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute (WRHLI) joined a group of students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for a trip to the White House for South by South Lawn on Oct. 3. Black Wall Street, a Durham-based organization dedicated to increasing the number of minority entrepreneurs who successfully grow […]