Archives for March, 2017

Mar
31

Visionarium – 2017 UDC Art Program Student Art Show

Visionarium – 2017 UDC Art Program Student Art Show “Visionarium: 2017 UDC Art Program Student Art Show”. The art show will feature paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, illustrations, and digital art from students enrolled in the UDC Art Program. The opening reception is Wednesday, April 12th from 6:30 – 8:00 PM, in Gallery 42: Building 42, room… Continue Reading Visionarium – 2017 UDC Art Program Student Art Show

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Mar
30

UDC Celebrates National Social Work Month! – Brandynicole Brooks

  UDC Celebrates National Social Work Month! This year as we observe Women’s History Month, we also commemorate National Social Work Month by honoring the work of Adjunct Professor Brandynicole Brooks, LICSW, whose published work, Black Single Mothers and the Child Welfare System: A Guide for Social Workers on Addressing Oppression educates on the struggles… Continue Reading UDC Celebrates National Social Work Month! – Brandynicole Brooks

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Mar
29

Dr. Tony D. Johnson Appointed Dean, Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning at UDC’s Community College

DR. TONY D. JOHNSON APPOINTED DEAN, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING AT UDC’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE Washington, DC – The University of The District of Columbia (UDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tony D. Johnson as the Dean of Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning at UDC’s Community College. Dr. Johnson is responsible for overseeing… Continue Reading Dr. Tony D. Johnson Appointed Dean, Workforce Development and Lifelong Learning at UDC’s Community College

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Mar
29

Rodney E. Trapp Named UDC Vice President of University Advancement

March 23, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  John Gordon, Jr.  Communications Director 202.274.5998 (o) or 202.701.8805 (c) or john.gordon@udc.edu RODNEY E. TRAPP NAMED UDC VICE PRESIDENT OF UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT Washington, DC – The University of The District of Columbia (UDC) is proud to announce the appointment of RODNEY E. TRAPP as Vice President of University… Continue Reading Rodney E. Trapp Named UDC Vice President of University Advancement

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Mar
27

Women’s History Month – Marguerite Thomas Williams

Women’s History Month Marguerite Thomas Williams UDC Alum: First African American to Earn a Ph.D. in Geology Marguerite Thomas Williams, born in Washington, DC in1895, was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in geology in the United States. Williams was mentored by African-American biologist Ernest Everett Just. She earned her bachelor’s degree in… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Marguerite Thomas Williams

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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… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Tyrona T. DeWitt

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

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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 –… Continue Reading “13th” Week – Plantation$, Prison$, Profit$

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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… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Jean Camper Cahn

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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… Continue Reading UDC Earns Platinum Certification for Sustainable Student Center Design

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