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Michelle Pourciau

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News Archive 2009

The latest news can be found on UDC's News & Media webpage.
Archives: 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

12/31/09 - ACBSP Reaffirms Accreditation of UDC Business Programs

12/30/09 - Council Alters Procurement Process To Aid UDC Projects

12/29/09 - UDC Defeats Cheyney, 78-68, for first win of Season

12/11/09 - UDC Hosts IEEE 125th Anniversary Event, Section Archives

12/10/09 - Felix E. Grant Jazz Archives at the Univ. of the District of Columbia

12/1/09 - World AIDS Day

11/30/09 - Terrell Stokes named UDC Assistant Men's Basketball Coach

11/27/09 - Ex-Bullet Ruland Back in DC as Coach

11/26/09 - Jonetta Rose Barras: Thankfully, a new day for UDC

11/25/09 - A report recommends that the new UDC Community College separate from the four-year school.

11/20/09 - Dr. Sessoms Hears Students' Concerns from members of the SGA

11/19/09 - 2009 Pep Rally for UDC Firebirds Men's and Women's Basketball Teams

11/17/09 - UDC Attends Annual APLU Conference

11/17/09 - Statement on Salary Adjustment Issue

11/14/09 - UDC Men's Basketball Tips-off 2009 Season Sunday, November 15

11/9/09 - UDC Continuum...Years of Making Art -Featuring the work of three veteran artists: Yvonne Pickering Carter, Bill Taylor and Meredith Rode

11/7/09 - Computer Science Graduate Student Presented Research Paper at International Conference

11/5/09 - A Big Man's Big Job On Campus; Ruland tackles the challenge of coaching probation-saddled UDC

11/4/09 - Students Place First

11/3/09 - UDC Selects New Board Chair, Officers

11/3/09 - Dr. Allen Sessoms appeared Tuesday, November 3rd on WPFW (FM 89.3) along with Community College CEO Dr. Jonathan Gueverra and newly elected Secretary of the Board of Trustees Eugene Kinlow.

10/27/09 - UDC Releases 2009-10 Men's Basketball Schedule

10/27/09 - UDC Releases 2009-10 Women's Basketball Schedule

10/23/09 - Harry Jaffe: Jeff Ruland has big dreams for UDC - The Examiner

10/21/09 - UDC System Announces Appointment of General Counsel

10/20/09 - Max Robinson Scholarship Recipient

10/16/09 - Dr. Sessoms Hears Students' Concerns

10/8/09 - UDC Announces VP Appointments

10/8/09 - UDC President Testifies on Simon Act

10/1/09 - UDC Announces Scholarship for Women in Business

9/28/09 - 40 Foot Tile Mural Greets UDC Visitors

9/24/09 - UDC Achieves Procurement Autonomy - Council Action Restores Purchasing Authority

9/22/09 - Community College to Celebrate First Opening Convocation

9/20/09 - Don Peebles to Deliver Opening Convocation Speech

9/18/09 - UDC students participate in distance learning initiative with C-SPAN

9/9/09 - Transforming Tragedy Into Triumph - Famed UDC Lecture Series opens new season with inspirational speaker and scholar Dr. Cain Hope Felder

9/7/09 - UDC to Play George Washington University Colonials, Tuesday, September 8

9/3/09 - Legacy of Great Jazz Continues at the University of the District of Columbia

8/29/09 - UDC Defeats University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown 1-0 in Overtime in Soccer

8/25/09 - Former Ambassador Becomes UDC International Program Director

8/25/09 - Ceramic Tile Carpet Unveiled at UDC

8/22/09 - UDC Holds Saturday Farmers Market on Campus

8/20/09 - Sheila Weaver New Head Women's Volleyball Coach

8/18/09 - Jeff Ruland Hired to Head UDC’s Men’s Basketball Program

8/17/09 - Jasmine Rogers Named UDC Head Men's & Women's Cross-country and Women's Track & Field Teams

8/17/09 - UDC To Open Reinvented Two-, Four-Year Schools

8/14/09 - WTOP: The Politics Program with Mark Plotkin - Dr. Sessoms Talks About UDC's New Standards (Audio File)

8/13/09 - T. Richard Mahaffey, III, Named Head Men's & Women's Tennis Coach at UDC

8/6/09 - Capital Community News: UDC: The Phoenix Rises, Again - New part-time program at the Law School leads a wave of initiatives

8/4/09 - WAMU: One Campus, Two Schools

8/4/09 - NBC Washington: New Day for UDC - UDC Administration discusses enrollment and campus improvements

8/4/09 - Washington Post: A Different UDC Prepares for Debut - Students discuss changes

8/4/09 - Fox Morning News: UDC Community College Begins Classes - Interview with Dr. Sessoms and Dr. Gueverre

8/1/09 - CEO Takes Helm of New Community College in the District of Columbia

7/28/09 - UDC Kicks Off New Image Initiative on the Web

7/25/09 - NBC Washington: UDC Ups Its Game - Interview with Dr. Sessoms and Dr. Gueverre

7/21/09 - UDC Biologists, Students Work to Clean up Local Waterways

7/20/09 - UDC to Join East Coast Conference as Associate Member in Men's and Women's Tennis

7/17/09 - UDC Announces New Appointments

7/15/09 - UDC Community College Announces New Leadership Dr. Jacqueline Skinner Jackson to serve as Interim Dean of Academic Affairs

7/7/09 - UDC Alum Rene Sandler '94 in the Washington Post - Defended a University of MD student

7/7/09 - UDC Alum David Colapinto '88 in the Washington Post - Considering filing whistle blower lawsuit

7/7/09 - UDC Athlete Erica Nixon Named To USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Track and Field Team

7/6/09 - UDC's Community Outreach and Extension Services Launches New and Innovative Farmers' Market

5/26/09 - District of Columbia Wins Two Major Awards

5/26/09 - UDC PATHS Program Wraps Up Another Successful Cohort

5/15/09 - University of the District of Columbia chosen for $100,000 “Wal-Mart Minority Student Success Award”

5/7/09 - University of the District of Columbia President Makes Administrative Changes

5/6/09 - University of the District of Columbia Board of Trustees Announces New Leadership

5/1/09 - UDC Announces Community College Leadership Transition

4/29/09 -University of the District of Columbia Receives $35 Million In Capital Funding from the D.C. Council to Build a Student Center

4/15/09 - Vernon Jordan, Jr. Will Deliver the 2009 Commencement Address 
for the University of the District of Columbia

4/9/09 - UDC Women’s Basketball Coach Named National Coach of the Year

4/7/09 - UDC Announces Seven-Week Summer Bridge Program

4/6/09 - Four UDC Alumni Receive Prestigious National Award from NAFEO

4/2/09 - UDC Journalism Club to Present: Black Press: New Focus – An Interactive Dialogue Between Journalists and the Civil Rights Pioneers

3/30/09 - Calvin Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival Celebrates 23 Years of World Class Jazz at the University of the District of Columbia

3/30/09 - University of the District of Columbia Professor Judith Korey Wins 2009 Mayor’s Arts Award

3/24/09 - UDC President Sessoms meets with Speaker Pelosi & House Science Committee Chairman Bart Gordon

3/24/09 - University of the District of Columbia Law School Dean Named to Federal Law Enforcement Nominating Commission

3/22/09 - Washington Post: UDC Is on the Right Path

3/12/09 - University of the District of Columbia Campus Beautification Project

3/11/09 - DDOE “RiverSmart” Film on Stormwater Pollution Makes Debut

3/9/09 - UDC Women's Basketball team going to the big dance

3/6/09 - UDC Music Education Student finally finds Jazz career

3/5/09 - UDC 4X 400 Meter Relay Team to Compete in NCAA Track & Field Championships

3/4/09 - The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc.,In Collaboration With The University of the District of Columbia, Announce Legacy Lecture Series and NSS Super College Fair

3/1/09 - Success for Former Mortuary Science UDC Student

2/27/09 - University Of The District Of Columbia, Division Of Student Affairs, Office Of Counseling And Student Development Awarded Two Grants From The Morehouse School Of Medicine HBCU Center For Excellence

2/16/09 - The University of the District of Columbia Proposes Graduated Tuition Increase

1/26/09 - Gandhi, King, Ikeda: A Legacy of Building Peace Exhibition Opens at the University of the District of Columbia

1/20/09 - UDC Scholarship 2008-2009 Recipients

1/13/09 - The University of the District of Columbia Announces the Creation of the Community College of the University of the District of Columbia

1/08/09 - UDC Women's Basketball Team Ranked 25th in National Poll