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Former Hampton University administrator is making history

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – It’s history in the making coming from Hampton Roads. On Jan. 1, Dr. Pam Hammond will become the first woman to be president of Virginia State University. 452 more words

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HBCU Wrap-Up Week 12: Trojan Warfare

Freshman quarterback Niko Johnson was the unlikely hero Saturday as Virginia State defeated two-time defending CIAA champion Winston-Salem State 21-17 Saturday in Durham, N.C., to win the conference championship and end the Rams’ 31-game conference winning streak. 1,120 more words

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Virginia State's new president will be first woman to lead university

ETTRICK, Va. — For the first time in school history, a woman will lead Virginia State University. Dr. Pamela Valleria Wilson Hammond was named Interim President at Virginia State on Thursday. 171 more words

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The Need for the HBCU

The other day as I muddled through the daily morning routine of getting children ready for school, making lunches and snacks, watching the clock and listening (when I remember) to the usually interesting topics blaring from the radio tuned into my local National Public Radio (NPR) station, a story came on and I had to stop. 1,143 more words

Bedbugs in college dorm room concerns both students, parents

ETTRICK, Va. —  Karon Hampton said he could not believe it when his roommate told him he found bedbugs in their Virginia State University dorm room. 242 more words

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Virginia State University President Dr. Keith Miller stepping down amid enrollment concerns

ETTRICK, Va. — Virginia State University announced president Keith Miller would step down effective December 31.

A university press release indicated President Miller and Board Rector Harry Black “agreed that VSU should move in another direction strategically.” 175 more words

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