Hampton University School of Liberal Arts awarded $517,000

Posted at 11:31 AM, Jul 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-01 11:31:53-04

Hampton University liberal arts program awarded for the creation of a new center.

Norfolk,Va.- Hampton University is receiving much recognition for many achievements this month.

The School of Liberal Arts has been awarded $517,000 from the  Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the creation of a Center for Teaching and Learning in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

This Center will be home to projects that are designed to increase student success through exposure to and engagement with the humanities, arts and social sciences.The Center’s projects will include the following: Writing Across the Curriculum Program; Academic Enrichment Events Series; the University 101 Program; and the Faculty Development Program. In combination, these projects will enhance the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences experiences of Hampton University undergraduate students, which will be reflected in their greater self-confidence, independence, improved academic performance, and ultimately, to portray the “Standard of Excellence”.

“We are very excited about establishing the HU Center for Teaching and Learning in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences,” said Dr. Linda Malone-Colon, dean of the HU School of Liberal Arts. “We look forward to implementing the various programs which are designed to maximize student learning outcomes and develop students who are knowledge producers, innovators and creators of solutions to some of the most pressing societal and global issues.”

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-Ja’leta Hammond