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Michael C. Rogers
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
phone 202.274.5314 (o) | phone 202.253.3677 (c) | michael.rogers1@udc.edu

News Archive 2011

The latest news can be found on UDC's News & Media webpage.
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12/22/11 - Jeff Ruland Has UDC Basketball Rolling Again

12/21/11 - Educator creates puzzles to help boosts kids’ vocabulary

12/16/11 - Announcement of UDC Mini-Grant Awards Fall 2011

12/16/11 - Dr. Pier A. Broadnax Appointed To Chair DC Department of Health’s Task Force on Workforce Development

12/15/11 - UDC Professor Wins Awards at Globecom 2011

12/10/11 - Washington, Race and Public Higher Education

12/8/11 - Message from President Sessoms Regarding VA Tech

11/29/11 - University of the District of Columbia Earns Certification for Information Assurance Curriculum from the National Security Agency

11/29/11 - Conference to Focus on Race in Public Higher Ed

11/23/11 - Outstanding Faculty and Exceptional Students Promoted in New UDC Transit and Radio Campaign

11/21/11 - UDC Creates Environmental S.W.A.T. Team

11/14/11 - UDC CAT receives award

11/8/11 - Veterans Day Program

11/3/11 - President Allen Sessoms Appointed to NCAA Division II President's Council

11/2/11 - Verizon Makes Generous Scholarship Donation

10/27/11 - William Kellibrew IV, a former UDC student and USGA President.  He was recently recognized as a White House Champion of Change.

10/19/11 - University of the District of Columbia partners with the DC Sustainable Energy Utility to promote demonstration energy efficiency projects

10/18/11 - Matthew Fraidin (Visiting Law Professor at the David A. Clarke School of Law) article in the Huffington Post

10/13/11 - University of the District of Columbia Community College receives workforce development grants from Community Foundation for the National Capital Region and the Walmart Foundation

9/30/11 - For the third year this September, the University of the District of Columbia hosted the Green Living Expo

9/30/11 - Efficiency Initiative: New Adjunct/Student Worker Policy

9/29/11 - UDC at Congressional Events of 2011

9/29/11 - Efficiency Initiative: In-house Marketing at the Community College

9/28/11 - UDC Sustainability Tours covered by NRDC's blog

9/27/11 - Efficiency Initiative: New IT Power-Saving Policy

9/24/11 - University of the District of Columbia at the yearly Congressional Black Caucus Gala September 24th 2011

9/22/11 - UDC to begin a partnership in sustainability with Liberia

9/20/11 - UDC Back to School Barbecue 2011

9/19/11 - Join the University of the District of Columbia as it Celebrates Green Week @ UDC

9/12/11 - Capitol Hill Embraces UDC Students

8/31/11 - Efficiency Initiative: Online Course Guide

8/31/11 - Gaithersburg resident learns firsthand the value of hands-on learning

8/26/11 - University of the District of Columbia goes off the grid.

8/26/11 - UDC Closing Saturday, 8/27 at noon due to Hurricane

8/25/11 - Scheduling of postponed meeting concerning establishment of UDC Community-Campus Task Force

8/25/11 - The University of the District of Columbia Hosts Campus Sustainability Tours

8/21/11 - Civil Rights legends to pay tribute to Dr. King by focusing on the next battle: Meaningful Education

8/19/11 - University Issues Updated RFO for PR Harris (incl. Appendix)

8/19/11 - UDC Men's Soccer Announces 2011 Schedule

8/18/11 - UDC's Office of International Programs & Exchange Hosts Chinese Delegation

8/18/11 - UDC Takes Major Step in Ambitious Transformation - Dr. Ken Bain Selected As New UDC Provost

8/17/11 - Parking Rates Memo

8/16/11 - University Issues RFO for PR Harris (incl. Appendix)

8/12/11 - New Parking Procedures at Van Ness Campus wef 8/18/11

8/8/11 - UDC's Initiative on Equity, Civic Engagement & Community Leadership Banquet

8/2/11 - New Address for Finance

7/27/11 - UDC to Study Monument Proposal for African-American Military Hero

7/21/11 - Heat Conditions on Van Ness Campus for July 21, 2011

7/18/11 - Council Approves Seven New UDC Trustees

6/29/11 - Commission Approves First-Ever UDC Master Plan

6/24/11 - Successful Launch of the UDC Farmers' Market

6/23/11 - Become a Master Watershed Steward in the National Capital Region! - UDC is hosting a sustainability related academy this fall.

6/22/11 - UDC Head Track Coach, Alton McKenzie, Among Elite Volunteers at the Adidas Grandprix

6/21/11 - Payment process for University Motor Coach Services

6/21/11 - UDC Sustainability Initiative is Recognized By Peers and Leaders

6/21/11 - Trustee Nominees Tour UDC

6/20/11 - Initiative on Civic Engagement & Equity: Summer Internship Grant Program Awardees 2011

6/20/11 - 2010 UDC Annual Report

6/18/11 - UDC Farmers' Market Begins Third Season

6/15/11 - UDC President Dr. Allen L. Sessoms joined DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library

6/15/11 - UDC President Urges Full Funding of 'Perkins Loan' Program

6/14/11 - UDC Farmers' Market Grand Opening Weekend Celebration

6/13/11 - The University of the District of Columbia National Alumni Society
Tuition Scholarship for Undergraduates

6/9/11 - UDC Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Robin Williams to Play for the Jamaican Women's National Basketball Team

6/3/11 - Dean of Learning Resources and Information Technology

5/11/11 - UDC Hires Rienzo as Associate Athletic Director

5/10/11 - Members of Congress Show Their Support for UDC

5/4/11 - UDC: Institution in Transition (CUMU - Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities)

4/26/11 - UDC's Search for Provost is Underway

4/22/11 - UDC Men's Tennis Honored by the ECC; Mahaffey Named Coach of the Year, Uzcatequi is Rookie of the Year

4/18/11 - National Search for UDC Deans is Underway

4/18/11 - Improved Campus Waste Management Plan

4/14/11 - UDC Receives Calvin Jones BIG BAND Jazz Festival Proclamation

4/12/11 - Letter to Washington Post Editor re Fed. Shutdown

4/12/11 - Dr. Sessoms Answers to Residence and Travel

4/11/11 - UDC hosts workshops for the Green Roofs for Healthy Cities 2011 Living Architecture Regional Symposium on April 12, 2011

4/11/11 - UDC President hosts Cherry Blossom Event

4/7/11 - Federal Government Shutdown Implications

4/6/11 - UDC Receives Seed Grant for Ethiopian Partnership

3/29/11 - Dean Broderick Interview on Pacifica Radio

3/28/11 - Dr.  Sessoms addresses DC Chamber of Commerce’s "Power Lunch"

3/28/11 - UDC Joins ECC in Div II Athletics

3/23/11 - Vice President Biden Announces Plan To Enlist Nation’s Governors for College Completion Campaign

3/18/11 - UDC President Deserves a Fair Shake (Washington Post - Editorial)

3/16/11 - Norton Working With UDC to Provide Free Tax Preparation for D.C. Residents Until April

3/11/11 - Sessoms on WAMU – Friday 3/11 – Politics Program

3/11/11 - UDC’s CAUSES Host’s the Inaugural International Urban Sustainability Summit

3/11/11 - Message on Japan From Dr. Sessoms

3/9/11 - Moving Forward: A Message to the University Community

3/8/11 - Weigh Allen Sessoms's travel bills against what he has done for UDC

3/7/11 - Academic Senate Letter

3/7/11 - Letter to the community from the Provost

3/6/11 - President of UDC feels heat for travel spending

3/4/11 - UDC competes in Home Depot “ RETOOL YOUR SCHOOL” Program

3/4/11 - Academic Program Review: Results & Recommendations (Preliminary)

3/2/11 - UDC president responds to criticism of trips, expenses

3/1/11 - Dr. Sessoms' Community Letter: Fox 5 Travel Expense Report

2/25/11 - UDC is called “The Comeback College.”

2/16/11 - UDC Founders' Day 2011

2/14/11 - Congressman Jason Altmire Speaks at UDC

2/14/11 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Visits UDC

2/13/11 - UDC basketball coach Jeff Ruland gets another shot at redemption

2/12/11 - Far from his home in Egypt, UDC basketball player Ziad Ashmawy tries to stay positive

2/9/11 - UDC Athletes “Play for a Cure “ Come and Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer!

2/7/11 - UDC hosts Chinese students from High-School attached to Harbin Institute of Technology

2/3/11 - Dr. Allen Sessoms on News Channel 8

1/31/11 - Dr. Deepak Kumar, Chairperson of the Department of Biology was honored by Georgetown University at the Patent Award Ceremony.

1/28/11 - UDC Winter Commencement

1/25/11 - President Sessoms featured speaker at APLU event

1/20/11 - UDC Students Participate in American Idol Viewing Party

1/19/11 - UDC Celebrates 160 Years of Public Higher Education in Washington

1/17/11 - UDC Honors Martin Luther King, Jr (Interactive PDF - See Page 7)

1/16/11 - OAS Secretary General Receives King Legacy Award for International Service

1/7/11 -WTTG Personality Gwen Tolbart to Deliver Winter Commencement Address