Wednesday, March 24, 2010

HU Black Family Conference a Success

HU Black Family Conference a Success
This year, the College of Education and Continuing Studies hosted Hampton University's 32nd Annual Conference on the Black Family.

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber '71.

HU President Dr. William R. Harvey presents Dr. and Mrs. McKinley Price with the 2010 Honored Black Family Award.

Dr. McKinley Price on receiving the Honored Black Family Award.

HU partnered with NASA and the Virginia Air & Space Center for STEM-Tastic Day.

More than 200 city of Hampton elementary and middle school students participated in STEM-Tastic Day.

The conference closed with a "Salute to Grandmothers" Ladies Luncheon.

The conference honored six leading ladies in the community: Mrs. Norma B. Harvey, First Lady, Hampton University; Mrs. Molly Ward, Mayor, City of Hampton; Mrs. Debra Flores, Administrator and Vice President, Sentara CarePlex Hampton; Mrs. Amanda Murray, First Lady, First Baptist Church – Bute Street (Norfolk, Va.); Minister Sylvia Harris, First Lady, First Baptist Church Denbigh (Newport News, Va.); Pastor Janeen McBath, First Lady, Calvary Revival Church (Norfolk, Va.)

The luncheon was held in the HU Student Center Ballroom.

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