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Mar
24

Women’s History Month – Tyrona T. DeWitt

Women’s History Month  Tyrona T. DeWitt UDC Alum: Magistrate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia  Tyrona T. DeWitt was sworn in as a Magistrate Judge in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on October 31, 2016. Prior to her appointment, Judge DeWitt worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Family […]

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Mar
20

Sheila C. Johnson, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Black Entertainment Television to Deliver UDC 2017 Commencement Address

March 20, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Gordon, Jr. Communications Director 202.274.5998 (o) or 202.701.8805 (c) or john.gordon@udc.edu SHEILA C. JOHNSON, ENTREPRENEUR AND CO-FOUNDER OF BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION (BET) TO DELIVER UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 2017 COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS Washington, DC—The University of The District of Columbia (UDC) announced today that entrepreneur and […]

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Mar
20

“13th” Week – Plantation$, Prison$, Profit$

“13th” Week – Plantation$, Prison$, Profit$ March 27th – 30th March 27 –  6pm – 13th by Ava DuVernay (Movie) Screening – Filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s new documentary,  which explores the history of race and the criminal justice system in the United States. The film’s title refers to the 13th Amendment. – Student Center Ballroom A March 28 – […]

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Mar
20

Women’s History Month – Jean Camper Cahn

Women’s History Month  Jean Camper Cahn UDC Alum: Co-founder of Antioch School of Law, now UDC’s David A. Clarke School of Law Jean Camper Cahn is a lawyer who helped establish federal financing of legal services to the poor and was a co-founder of the Antioch School of Law, the predecessor to the University of […]

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Mar
17

UDC Earns Platinum Certification for Sustainable Student Center Design

March 16, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  John Gordon, Jr.  Communications Director 202.274.5998 (o) or 202.701.8805 (c) or john.gordon@udc.edu Click here to download press release. UDC EARNS PLATINUM CERTIFICATION FOR SUSTAINABLE STUDENT CENTER DESIGN Washington, DC —The Student Center at the University of the District of Columbia this week was officially certified as a LEED Platinum facility by the […]

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Mar
17

Women’s History Month – Euphemia Lofton Haynes

Women’s History Month  Euphemia Lofton Haynes UDC Alum: First African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Mathematics Euphemia Lofton Haynes became the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics in 1943. After graduating from Miner Normal School in 1909 with a degree in education, Haynes went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts […]

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Mar
16

Firebird Forum – Part III: 13th – Modern American Slavery

Firebird Forum – Part III: 13th – Modern American Slavery in partnership with the  UDC Student Ambassadors  (Twitter: @udcsaudiz) March 29, 2017 Student Center Ballroom 5pm – 13th: A conversation with Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay (Screening) 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Panelist include special guest – Dr. Kevin M. Gannon, Dr. Edwina Dorch and Dr. Serita Kelsey […]

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Mar
15

2017 State of the District Address

2017 State of the District Address Click image to RSVP

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Mar
15

Women’s History Month – Joan A. Lenard

Women’s History Month  Joan A. Lenard UDC Alum: Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida A lawyer and judge,  Joan A. Lenard serves on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  Judge Lenard was born in 1952 in Amityville, NY. She received her Associate of Arts degree from […]

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