Outstanding Alumnus-at-Large Award
Col. James T. George
Col. James T. George earned the B.S. degree in Biology from Hampton University in 1958 and the Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Arizona. He is also a graduate of the Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. A retired U.S. Army Colonel, he is the founder of Management Support Technology, Inc., a government and commercial support services company. His service and professional activities include past president of the Retired Military Officers Association, an association of former military personnel who have created businesses and member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Col. George has received numerous honors and awards for his outstanding military contributions. A native of Bracey, Virginia, he resides in Fairfax Station, Virginia with his wife.
Mr. Leonard H. Powell
Mr. Leonard H. Powell earned the B.S. degree in Mathematics from Hampton University in 1966 and graduate degrees from Golden Gate University and Boston University. He is also a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. A retired U.S. Army Officer and Vietnam veteran, he is the founder of Powell Consulting Group, which provides organization development, training and systems engineering support to various businesses, agencies and organizations. His service and professional activities include founding the Powell Foundation, an organization designed to improve life in communities and serving on the board of the District Alliance for Safe Housing, A native of Hampton, Virginia, he resides in Hyattsville, Maryland with his wife.
Outstanding Twenty-Year Alumnus Award
Mrs. Victoria Jones Gogo
Mrs. Victoria Jones Gogo earned the B.S. degree in Mass Media Arts from Hampton University in 1994 and the Master of Arts degree from Old Dominion University. A national leader in multicultural communications, Mrs. Gogo currently serves as senior vice president at Campbell and Company Communications. As a Public Relations Specialist, she has supported several national brands, non-profit organizations and federal agencies. Much of her work has focused on health disparities and helping African Americans live healthier lives. Her personal philanthropic commitment is to causes that support children and literacy as well as women and children in Ghana. A native of Herndon, Virginia, she resides in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband.