Archives for March, 2017

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… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Euphemia Lofton Haynes

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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… Continue Reading Firebird Forum – Part III: 13th – Modern American Slavery

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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… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Joan A. Lenard

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Mar
13

Women’s History Month – Dr. Lucy E. Moten

Women’s History Month  Dr. Lucy E. Moten UDC Alum:  Doctor and Principal, Miner Normal School An educator and doctor, Dr. Lucy E. Moten was the first African-American principal of The Miner Normal School, founded by Myrtlla Miner. For 37 years, she was responsible for training many of the teachers in Washington, D.C. African-American schools from… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Dr. Lucy E. Moten

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Mar
12

Women’s History Month – Bernita Sims

Women’s History Month  Bernita Sims UDC Alum: First African-American Mayor of High Point, NC Bernita Sims was the first African-American mayor of High Point, North Carolina. She was elected November 6, 2012 with 33 percent of the vote. A native of High Point, Sims attended the University of the District of Columbia, where she studied… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Bernita Sims

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Mar
08

Women’s History Month – Cathy L. Lanier

Women’s History Month   Cathy L. Lanier  UDC Alum: First Female DC Police Chief, and Head of NFL Security Cathy L. Lanier is accustomed to making history. She was Washington, DC’s first permanent woman police chief. Last year, she was named Senior Vice President of Security for the National Football League (NFL). The 26-year law enforcement… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Cathy L. Lanier

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Mar
06

Women’s History Month – Dr. Portia Holmes Shields

Women’s History Month  Dr. Portia Holmes Shields UDC Alum: First Woman President of Albany State University Dr. Portia Holmes Shields was named Albany State University’s first woman president in 1996, when she joined the institution from Howard University, where she held the position of dean of the School of Education and a number of faculty… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Dr. Portia Holmes Shields

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Mar
03

CAS Reads Big w/ The Honorable Robert L. Wilkins

CAS Reads Big in conjunction with David A. Clarke School of Law Presents The Honorable Robert L. Wilkins Click here to RSVP.

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