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March 5 , 2007


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:          Mike Andrews
                        University Spokesperson
                                    (202) 274-5685

                                    Dr. E. Gail Anderson Holness              
                                    Director, Office of Community Outreach and Involvement
                                    202 274-6098

 

  Cathy Lanier and Lorraine Miller Guest Speakers for University of the District of Columbia’s Women’s History Month Commemoration

 

                        Washington, DC The University of the District of Columbia’s Office of Community Outreach and Involvement’s Speaker Series presents Prominent Women in Washington DC, featuring honored guests Cathy Lanier, the first female Police Chief of the District of Columbia and Lorraine Miller, the first African American Clerk for the United States Congress and current President of Washington DC Chapter of the NAACP.  Both women will speak as a part of this Women’s History Month commemoration scheduled for Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in Building 44 (Room A-03) from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The event is open to all UDC students, faculty and staff and will be followed by a catered reception in honor of the special guests.  There is no cost or fee to attend.

            This event showcases the efforts of the University’s Office of Community Outreach and Involvement Programs and Activities, an office which, among other endeavors, conducts an ongoing speaker’s series for member of the University of the District of Columbia family. More information on the Office of Community Outreach and Involvement can be found at http://www.udc.edu/coi. 

 

 

           

 

 

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            The University of the District of Columbia is the fully-accredited sole public source for accessible, inclusive, affordable, and comprehensive public higher education in the District of Columbia and provides additional life-long learning opportunities. The University delivers quality instruction and uses student-centered approaches to empower and benefit both individuals and its local communities.  The University, an urban land grant institution, is a very diverse community, a gateway to the world, and a significant investment engine for the District of Columbia.  The University is located at 4200 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, and is conveniently located at the Van Ness/UDC stop on the Red Line of Metro.  For more information on other University activities, contact Mike Andrews, Senior Director for Communications and University Spokesperson at (202) 274-5685 or visit the University’s web site at www.udc.edu.