Tuesday, July 27, 2010

HU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives $1 Million Endowment

HU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Receives $1 Million Endowment

Hampton University has been awarded a $1 million endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation in support of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at HU (OLLI at HU), which offers continuing educational opportunities to mature adults.

OLLI at HU offers educational and cultural learning opportunities for Hampton Roads citizens, ages 50 and older. The institute offers non-credit, six-week courses aimed at improving skills, exploring new ideas and interacting with active people who share similar interests. An array of courses taught by retired professors and professionals including computers, equestrian, music and theater, photography, psychology, and swimming is offered.

Membership cost is $35; registration is $50 and covers three courses. For more information or to join, call (757) 727-5434.

Learn how OLLI at HU has influenced one Hampton resident in this Daily Press article:

HU Senior Institute Gets $1M Boost

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

HU Launches New Online Degrees, Virtual Campus

HU Launches New Online Degrees, Virtual Campus

Hampton University has launched its web-based, virtual campus HamptonU Online, offering an ever-expanding range of degree programs entirely online. HamptonU Online offers students located anywhere in the world the freedom to study online anytime to earn certificate, undergraduate and graduate degrees from HU. Courses begin August 2.

Read more about it in the Daily Press:

HU Launches Virtual Campus

Friday, July 2, 2010

HU Named Top 10 Best Value Private Colleges

Hampton, VA- Hampton University is proud to be recognized by the Parent & Colleges website, www.parentsandcolleges.com. HU has been named one of the Top 10 Best Value Private schools for 2010. It was ranked number five out of the 10 schools. According to the website in a time of rampant tuition inflation, these schools represent the best value a private education has to offer. Institutions included on this list offer a diversity of degrees, have affordable tuitions and offer generous financial aid.

HU was also recognized for its excellent academics and outstanding research, particularly in health, physics and engineering. HU has a low 16-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio that provides personalized instruction and advisement. Out of HU’s 5,700 students 49 states and 35 territories and countries are represented. About 80 percent of our students receive financial aid.

Parents and Colleges offer objective, expert-written advice for parents looking at college options. Parents & Colleges is a unique new resource to help college-bound students' most trusted advisors, their parents and guardians, navigate the college consideration process. With the combined expertise of prominent college admissions officials, they are one of the nation's leading educational services providers.