HU to Host the 2nd Annual Community Gala, Dec. 1

“Elevating Community Excellence Together”

Hampton, Va. (November 21, 2023) – Hampton University will host the second annual Community Gala, “Elevating Community Excellence Together,” on Friday, December 1, at 7pm, at the Hampton Roads Convention Center The event is open to the public.

“The Hampton University Community Gala is sure to be an unforgettable experience, bringing together the spirit of community and celebration under the stars,” said Apryl Roberts, HU Director of Protocol. “Last year’s inaugural gala was one to be remembered. The gala is not just an event; it’s a celebration. We aim to bring people together in a joyous atmosphere, fostering a sense of unity as an end of the year commemoration.”

Hampton University invites residents, local businesses, and friends to join in the festivities, fostering connections and creating lasting memories.

Attendees can look forward to a night of glamour, highlighted by a live band, exquisite dining experiences, several planned surprises and opportunities to connect with fellow community members.

Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite at the following link: Hampton University Community Gala Tickets, Fri, Dec 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite.

Founded in 1868, Hampton University has been the Standard of Excellence in higher education for over 150 years. Rich in history and tradition, Hampton University is recognized as one of the top historically black colleges and universities in the world, and recently named the top private university in Virginia. Hampton provides a broad range of technical, liberal arts and graduate degree programs. HU is a tightly-knit community of learners and educators representing 49 states and 35 territories and nations.

For more information, contact Sarita Scott, in the HU University Relations Office, at 757.727.5253.