Archives for September, 2016

Sep
30

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

The College offers a wide range of programs, and we’re continuously reviewing our offerings to guarantee that our programs are relevant and forward reaching. The majors we offer can be enhanced by our flexible and expanding menu of minors, concentrations, and…

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Sep
29

Wells Fargo

I have always been fascinated by the term “white collar crime.” It makes it seem as if stealing lots of money is not as bad as stealing a small amount. It rarely results in punishment that fits the crime. Yet the small-time thief is often thrown under the jail, like the guy who stole $20 from a parking meter and was sentenced to 10 years.

Contrast that with the fallout from the recently exposed Wells Fargo Bank scam, in which two million credit cards and customer accounts were opened using phony signatures and email addresses. More than 5,000 low-level employees got fired for trying to meet impossible sales targets set by their supervisors. The CEO said it was all their fault, as if thousands of bank workers making $12 an hour woke up one morning and decided to defraud their customers. Not one manager was terminated. And even if the CEO eventually loses his job, he will reportedly walk away with company stock that grew to be worth more than $200 million because of the scam. That’s on top of the $19.3 million salary he was paid last year. Continue Reading Wells Fargo

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Sep
29

BUSINESS & PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

The School of Business and Public Administration is dedicated to supporting its students in the pursuit of excellence. Recent high school graduates and working professionals alike enjoy the support of an institution that is small enough to attend to their personal…

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Sep
29

First Annual Youth Art Showcase Featuring the “DC Ward Story Collection”

D.C. students from a local art leadership program will conclude their summer internship 
program by presenting their work inspired by local DC history. Continue Reading First Annual Youth Art Showcase Featuring the “DC Ward Story Collection”

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Sep
28

SEAS

The mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is reflective to both the missions of the University of the District of Columbia and the mission of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The EE Department is striving to provide…

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Sep
27

CAUSES

The College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences embodies the land-grant tradition of UDC. We offer cutting edge academic programs in urban sustainability, water resources management, nutrition and dietetics, urban architecture and community planning.

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Sep
26

President Mason Joins HBCU Leaders in Call for Peace and Unity

The presidents of 34 historically black colleges and universities pledged on Wednesday to organize what they called a first-of-its-kind symposium on gun violence, after the “debilitating impact” of a series of incidents that they said had “shaken our nation to its core and caused many people to question our country’s direction.” Continue Reading President Mason Joins HBCU Leaders in Call for Peace and Unity

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Sep
26

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Since opening its doors in 2009, the University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC-CC) continuously affirms its mission to provide opportunities for students to obtain the requisite skills of today’s workforce and to prepare them for the demands of tomorrow.

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Sep
26

UDC Ranked #1 Top Value Counseling Master’s Degrees in Washington, D.C.

If you’re thinking about earning your master’s or Ph.D. in counseling and you live in Washington, D.C. (or you would like to), TopCounselingSchools.org named UDC #1 in their list of the Top Value Counseling Master’s Degrees in Washington, D.C. list. Continue Reading UDC Ranked #1 Top Value Counseling Master’s Degrees in Washington, D.C.

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Sep
25

SCHOOL OF LAW

TA spirit of excellence, imagination, and public service pervades the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law. It is a diverse community dedicated to legal education that produces graduates who are committed to living up to the highest ethical standards.

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