September 24, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington, DC - The University of the District of Columbia had a significant presence at the yearly Congressional Black Caucus gala September 24th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. University officials took the opportunity to speak with influential members of Congress about the status of Washington, DC’s only public university. Vice President for Government Relations Aimee Occhetti and Associate Vice President for Advancement John Butler got some serious face time with the Chairman of the CBC, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri, Georgia Congressman John Lewis, and others.
As the only urban land-grant institution in the United States, the University of the District of Columbia (www.udc.edu) supports a broad mission of education, research and community service across all member colleges and schools, which include the Community College, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, College Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Public Administration, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and David A. Clarke School of Law.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: http://www.udc.edu/equal_opportunity.
The University of the District of Columbia is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education - 3624 Market Street - Philadelphia, PA 19104 - 267.284.5000
Contact: Alan Etter, Vice President of University Relations & Public Affairs, email@example.com, 202.345.6371