Henry Sampson Author

Henry Thomas Sampson, Jr. (born in Jackson, Mississippi in 1934) is an American inventor. He graduated from high school in 1951 from Lanier High School in Jackson, Mississippi. He then attended Morehouse College for a couple of years before transferring to Purdue University where he became a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity. He received a Bachelor's degree in science from Purdue University in 1956. He graduated with an MS degree in engineering from the University of California in 1961. Sampson also received his MS in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1965, and his PhD in 1967. He is the first African American to earn a Ph.D.in Nuclear Engineering in the United States. Some of his accomplishments include being a member of the United States Navy between the years 1962 and 1964 and earning an Atomic Energy Commission honor between 1964 and 1967. Later he was awarded the Black Image Award from Aerospace Corporation in 1982. He was awarded the Blacks in Engineering, Applied Science Award, and prize for education, by the Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers in 1983. In June 2007, Sampson was married to Laura Howzell Young in St.

Personal details

Date of birth
1934
Places lived
Jackson , Mississippi
pop. 172,638 (2013)

Education

1. University of California, Los Angeles Colleges/University

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA. It was established in 1882 as the "Southern Branch" of the California State Normal School and is the second oldest of the ten campuses of the University of California system. It is considered as one of the flagship institutions of the University of California system, offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines. With an enrollment of about 27,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world, UCLA is the largest university in the state of California in terms of student body. The university was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1974.

Type Public university
Endowment
2013. 2.8 bil. $
2012. 2.2 bil. $
2011. 1.8 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1919
Headquarters
405 Hilgard Ave, 90095 - Los Angeles, California
Undergraduates
2013. 28,674
2012. 27,941
2011. 27,199
2010. 26,162
2009. 26,556
Postgraduates
2013. 12,121
2012. 12,004
2011. 13,476
2010. 11,995
2007. 11,179
Acceptance rate
2014. 18.23 %
2013. 26.48 %
2012. 21.98 %
2011. 25.48 %
2010. 22.69 %
Local tuition
2013. 12.7 K $
2012. 12.7 K $
2011. 12.7 K $
2010. 10.8 K $
2009. 8.85 K $
Official web page www.ucla.edu
Wikipedia article

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Notable alumni by career
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People attended University of California, Los Angeles connected by profession and/or age

b. 1929., Author
b. 1934., Author
b. 1933., Author
b. 1929., Author
b. 1937., Author
b. 1970., Author
b. 1946., Author
b. 1944., Author

2. Morehouse College Colleges/University

Morehouse College is a private, all-male, liberal arts, historically black college located in Atlanta, in the U.S. state of Georgia. Along with Hampden–Sydney College and Wabash College, Morehouse is one of three remaining traditional men's liberal arts colleges in the United States.

Type Liberal arts college
Endowment
2013. 130 mil. $
2011. 129 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1867
Headquarters
830 Westview Dr SW, 30314 - Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduates
2013. 2,377
2010. 2,586
2009. 2,673
Acceptance rate
2013. 67.0 %
2010. 62.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 25.5 K $
2010. 20.4 K $
Official web page www.morehouse.edu
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People attended Morehouse College connected by profession and/or age

Author
b. 1929., Pastor
b. 1933., Politician
b. 1938., Organization leader
b. 1930., Minister of Religion
b. 1936., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1935., Baseball First baseman
b. 1932., Writer

3. Purdue University Colleges/University

Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S., is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and money from Lafayette businessman John Purdue to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students. Today, Purdue enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana as well as the second largest international student population of any public university in the United States.

Institution info

Type Public university
Endowment
2012. 1.86 bil. $
2010. 1.59 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
May 6th, 1869
Headquarters
Hovde Hall, 47907 - West Lafayette, Indiana
Undergraduates
2012. 30,147
2010. 32,173
2009. 32,499
Postgraduates
2012. 8,163
2010. 8,890
2009. 8,552
Acceptance rate
2013. 61.3 %
2012. 68.0 %
2011. 68.3 %
2010. 68.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.99 K $
2011. 9.48 K $
2010. 9.07 K $
2009. 8.64 K $
2008. 7.75 K $
Official web page www.purdue.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

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Notable alumni by career
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Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Purdue University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1957., Author
b. 1962., Author
b. 1929., Historian
b. 1931., Academic
b. 1935., Astronaut
b. 1934., Professor
b. 1939., Baseball Second baseman
b. 1930., Academic

Written work

1.Blacks in black and white

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1977. by Scarecrow Press (333 pages)

2.The ghost walks

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1988. by Scarecrow Press (570 pages)

3.Swingin' on the ether waves

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2005. by Scarecrow Press (1273 pages)

Wikipedia

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