The University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will hold its 45th annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 10 a.m. at the Walter Washington Convention Center. In addition to providing the keynote speech, Benjamin (“Ben”) L. Crump will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from UDC Board of Trustees Chair Christopher Bell and President Ronald Mason Jr. The event is limited to graduating seniors and guests, along with faculty, administrators and other invited community members, due to continuing COVID-19 protocols. The ceremony will also be live-streamed.
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Message from President Ronald Mason Jr. in response to yesterday’s shooting in the 2900 block of Van Ness Street, NW
Dr. Lara A. Thompson is the first principal investigator faculty member of an HBCU to receive the NSF’s prestigious Alan T. Waterman Award
The U.S. National Science Foundation has named its awardees for this year’s Alan T. Waterman Award, the nation’s highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers: Jessica E. Tierney, a University of Arizona geoscientist; Lara A. Thompson, a University of the District of Columbia biomedical engineer; and Daniel B. Larremore, a computer scientist from the University of Colorado Boulder. Continue Reading Dr. Lara A. Thompson is the first principal investigator faculty member of an HBCU to receive the NSF’s prestigious Alan T. Waterman Award
DC Residents Can Receive Up To $8,000 In Scholarships Through the DC Futures Program at the University of the District of Columbia
WASHINGTON – Eligible residents in the District can receive a last-dollar scholarship of up to $8,000 to attend the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) through the DC Futures Program. DC Futures is offered through the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE). The Program, launched in October 2021, helps students complete their first associate’s or bachelor’s degree while providing college coaching and support services for personal and financial barriers. Continue Reading DC Residents Can Receive Up To $8,000 In Scholarships Through the DC Futures Program at the University of the District of Columbia