Hampton University to host National HBCU Media Week

Posted at 11:33 AM, Jul 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-01 11:33:07-04

Hampton University hosts National HBCU Media week .

Norfolk, Va.-  Hampton University will host the AARP National HBCU Media Week and the HBCU Awards July 9-11.

This event was created by HBCU Digest Founding Editor Jarrett L. Carter Sr. in 2011, with nominations and winners  in the fields of leadership, arts, athletics, research, and community engagement. The HBCU Awards is the first national awards event to recognize the influence and impact of HBCUs on American culture.

The Summit is designed to engage the national HBCU community in media literacy and development and will provide best practices in media culture building for HBCU communities from around the nation.

The event will held at the Hampton University Student Center, July 10th at 6p.m. and will continue on with the rest of the weekend event until the 11th.

Last year Hampton University won HBCU of the Year 2014 and has been nominated for 10 other categories which also include the same award.

For more information, visit the University’s home page for current events and more information.

-Ja’leta Hammond