Hampton University vs Howard University

The Battle of the Real HU !!!

September 3 All day

The Hampton University Pirates vs Howard University Bison
6 PM at Armstrong Stadium

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The Battle of the Real HU !!!

The Hampton University Pirates vs Howard University Bison – Footage from 2021

Freshman Students Arrive

As a new Hampton University student, we want you to feel right at home at your new “Home By The Sea”, we feel your excitement, so let’s get ready to set sail!

Plan and Prepare to Arrive

Please follow the check-in instructions provided to you by the Office of Residence Life. That information contains your residence hall assignment along with your specific move-in day and time.

Friday August 26, 2022:

Harkness Hall
Kelsey Hall
Virginia-Cleveland Hall
Virginia Cleveland Suites

Saturday August 27, 2022:

James Hall Suites
Kennedy Hall
Moton Hall
Twitchell Hall

Hampton University Alumni and Friends Donate $60,000 to Character Matters Scholarship and to Support Campus Ministries

Hampton University Alumni and Friends Donate $60,000 to Character Matters Scholarship and to Support Campus Ministries

Springfield, VA. (Aug 11, 2022) — On Sunday, May 22, then Hampton University President-Elect Darrell K. Williams and Mrs. Myra Richardson Williams were the guests of honor at a reception organized by The Friends of Hampton University to celebrate his impending installation as Hampton’s 13th president. The event successfully raised $60,000 ($25,000 from Alfred Street Baptist Church) in support of the Character Matters Scholarship and campus ministries.     

Craig Dixon, President Darrell K. Williams, Kendrick F. Ashton, Jr. Pleasant S. Broadnax, III, Esq. (left to right)

Kendrick F. Ashton, Jr. and Craig Dixon, owners of The St. James, a 450,000 square-foot health club in Springfield VA, and 1983 Hampton graduate Pleasant S. Broadnax, III, Esq. hosted the event. Others in attendance included Hampton University alumni, current and incoming students, members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., as well as friends and members of the Williams’ family. 

“On behalf of Hampton University and our students, I want to thank Kendrick and Craig, as the owners of the St. James, and alumnus Pleasant Broadnax for planning and organizing this wonderful event,” said President Williams. “These funds will go toward delivering the number one student experience in America.” 

Hampton University established the Character Matters Scholarship during the 2021-2022 academic year to recognize students who demonstrate good character traits. As a result, the University now awards 100, first-time freshman a $10,000 renewable scholarship. Admitted freshmen in financial need may submit an essay on the topic How I Have Demonstrated Excellence in Character to apply for the scholarship. Applicants must also submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor that addresses their demonstrated good character. For more information on applying for the 2023-24 academic year scholarship, contact the Hampton University Office of Admission

During The Friends of Hampton University event, Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, senior pastor of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church, pledged $25,000 to Hampton University campus ministries, which brought the total raised to $60,000. Those funds were presented to the President and First Lady on July 2 at Alfred Street Baptist Church.

About Hampton University

Hampton University is a comprehensive institution of higher education. For more than 150 years, it has been dedicated to the promotion of learning, building of character and preparation of promising students for positions of leadership and service. It emphasizes a scientific and professional curriculum with a strong liberal arts undergirding. In carrying out its mission, the University requires that everything that it does be of the highest quality. A historically black institution, Hampton University is committed to multiculturalism. The University serves students from diverse national, cultural and economic backgrounds. Research and public service are integral parts of Hampton’s mission. In order to enhance scholarship and discovery, the faculty is engaged in writing, research, and grantsmanship. In achieving its mission, Hampton University offers exemplary programs and opportunities which enable students, faculty and staff to grow, develop and contribute to our society in a productive and useful manner. Visit www.hamptonu.edu

About the St. James

The St. James is a 450,000 square-foot health club in Springfield VA. It features personal training sessions, complimentary wellness evaluations, more than 100 group fitness classes per week and a high-performance training center. Members of the fitness center have everything they need to reach their fitness and wellness goals. The state-of-the-art facility also features daycare options, a FIFA regulation-sized turf field, two NHL regulation-sized ice rinks, a three-story health club, a climbing wall, an indoor water park, a spa, an Olympic regulation-sized pool, a full gym with cutting-edge equipment, locker rooms with a steam room and sauna, and access to basketball courts, and the field house during special member events and times. For more information visit https://www.thestjames.com.

Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams and First Lady, Myra Richardson Williams receive donation from Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Senior Pastor of their home church, the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va., with other Hampton alumni (Left to right:) Beverly Uzell, Michele Thompson, and Kimberly DeLane Bose
Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams and First Lady, Myra Richardson Williams with attendees of The Friends of Hampton University event
Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams addressing attendees of The Friends of Hampton University event
Members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Alfred Street Baptist Church Donates $25,000 to Hampton University to Support Campus Ministries

Alexandria, VA. ( July 25, 2022) —On Saturday, July 2, Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams and First Lady Myra Richardson Williams received their first donation since returning to their ‘Home by the Sea’ from Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, senior pastor of their home church, the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria. 

“I extend my personal and heartfelt thanks to Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley and the entire Alfred Street Baptist Church congregation for this wonderful contribution,” said President Williams. “On behalf of Hampton University, Myra and I cannot thank you enough for this very generous contribution, which will be used to support Hampton University campus ministries.”

Hampton University is no stranger to the congregation at Alfred Street Baptist Church. Several Hampton alumni and fellow members of the church joined President Williams and the First Lady for the check presentation ceremony. Additionally, Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley is a regular attendee of the annual Hampton University Ministers’ Conference (HUMC).  

“As an annual participant in the HUMC, Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley knows what this contribution means to the spiritual development of our students and our community,” said President Williams.  

About Hampton University 

Hampton University is a comprehensive institution of higher education. For more than 150 years, it has been dedicated to the promotion of learning, building of character and preparation of promising students for positions of leadership and service. It emphasizes a scientific and professional curriculum with a strong liberal arts undergirding. In carrying out its mission, the university requires that everything that it does be of the highest quality. A historically black institution, Hampton University is committed to multiculturalism. The University serves students from diverse national, cultural and economic backgrounds. Research and public service are integral parts of Hampton’s mission. In order to enhance scholarship and discovery, the faculty is engaged in writing, research, and grantsmanship. In achieving its mission, Hampton University offers exemplary programs and opportunities which enable students, faculty and staff to grow, develop and contribute to society in a productive and useful manner. Visit www.hamptonu.edu

Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams and First Lady, Myra Richardson Williams receive donation from Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Senior Pastor of their home church, the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va., with other Hampton alumni (Left to right:) Beverly Uzell, Michele Thompson, and Kimberly DeLane Bose

Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams and First Lady, Myra Richardson Williams receive donation from Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Senior Pastor of their home church, the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va., with other Hampton alumni (Left to right:) Beverly Uzell, Michele Thompson, and Kimberly DeLane Bose

Hampton University President, Darrell K. Williams, First Lady, Myra Richardson Williams and Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, Senior Pastor of the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church with other Hampton alumni (Left to right:) Beverly Uzell, Michele Thompson, and Kimberly DeLane Bose

Leidos Chairman & CEO Sends Special Message to Hampton University President

On Thursday, July 7, Leidos released a special video message featuring Roger Krone, Leidos Chairman and CEO and other employees, including Hampton University alumni, to congratulate LTG Darrell K. Williams on his appointment as the 13th President of Hampton University.

To learn more about President Williams relationship with Leidos click here:  https://www.leidos.com/insights/darrell-k-williams-becoming-hampton-universitys-next-president

Independence Day

Independence Day “Fourth of July” Holiday

Independence Day marks the historic date in 1776 when the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress. The written declaration stated that the American colonies were tired of being ruled by Great Britain. They wanted to become their own country.  On July 4, 1776, a small group of representatives from the colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence.

Hampton University Joins the Colonial Athletic Association  

RICHMOND, Va. (July 1, 2022) – It’s a historic day for the Colonial Athletic Association as the conference welcomes Hampton University, Monmouth University, North Carolina A&T State University and Stony Brook University as its newest members.

“On behalf of the entire Conference membership, it is with great pride and excitement that we officially welcome Hampton, Monmouth, North Carolina A&T and Stony Brook to the CAA.” CAA Commissioner Joe D’Antonio said. “As a Conference, we have been steadfast in our commitment to build a more competitive and sustainable model within the new ecosystem of intercollegiate athletics.  Today we welcome four new members that, like our current members, are committed to the overall academic and athletic success of their student-athletes as well as the overall advancement of the CAA.”

For the full article visit: https://caasports.com/news/2022/6/30/general-caa-welcomes-hampton-monmouth-north-carolina-a-t-and-stony-brook-as-newest-members.aspx

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