Members of the HBCU communities throughout the nation will assemble on the campus of Hampton University starting July 9-11 for HBCU Media Week 2015, featuring the yearly media summit and awards ceremony. Hampton University is also the recipient of the 2014 HBCU of the Year Award.
Designed to engage the National HBCU community in media literacy and development, the summit created by HBCU Digest will provide best practices in media culture building for African American communities from around the nation.
Through dialog with administrators, practicing journalists, PR professionals, faculty and students, the Summit will assist HBCU administrators, faculty and communication professionals to learn new techniques to foster positive relations, share competitive knowledge to increase awareness, and develop internal communication tools.
The Summit wraps up with the presentation of the HBCU Awards which acknowledges and celebrates achievement at historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States. Awards will be given in categories such as student activities, academic excellence, publications, alumni activities and, athletic excellence and more. Nominations are open through June 17, 2015 and may be done by submitting an essay, video, web link or audio file. Nominate a person, group, or institution for consideration for an Award or register for the Summit as an individual.
For more information or to register for the HBCU Week online, visit Eventbrite Registration.
And, of course, stay tuned for the call for nominations, and the list of HBCU Awards finalists.