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Apr
11

Spring Fling – April 18th – 21st, 2017

Spring Fling 2017 April 18 – 21, 2017 Student Elections

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Apr
03

Letter to the Editor from President Mason

This Letter to the Editor was written by UDC president Ronald Mason, Jr. in response to the opinion page article, “Can D.C.’s university turn itself around?,” which appeared in the  Washington Post on March 19th.   Click here to download letter.

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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
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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Feb
11

UDC: “We Are Black History” Selvon M. Waldron

UDC: “We Are Black History” Selvon M. Waldron UDC Alum – College and Career Coach, Mentoring Business Owner Few who know him are surprised that Selvon M. Waldron has dedicated his life to helping others like himself gain access to an education and a better life. He is currently the director of Student Transition Services… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” Selvon M. Waldron

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Feb
10

UDC: “We Are Black History” Floretta Dukes McKenzie, Ed.D

UDC: “We Are Black History” Floretta Dukes McKenzie, Ed.D  UDC Alum – Superintendent of DC Public Schools A legendary educator, Dr. Floretta Dukes McKenzie has a distinguished record of more than 40 years of service to education as both a school administrator and educational consultant. Born in Lakeland, Fla. in 1935, her family moved to… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” Floretta Dukes McKenzie, Ed.D

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Feb
08

UDC: “We Are Black History” Kia Baskerville

UDC: “We Are Black History” Kia Baskerville UDC Alum – CBS News Executive Proud to be a Firebird, Kia Baskerville has put her Mass Media Communications degree to good use with 21 years at CBS News under her belt. She earned her B.A. degree in Mass Media Communications, TV Production in 1995 from the University… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” Kia Baskerville

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Feb
07

UDC: We ARE Black History: Michael Marshall

UDC: We ARE Black History Michael Marshall  Alumnus – Architect and Designer of UDC’s Student Center Even at the young age of 11, Michael Marshall knew that his destiny was to be an architect. Growing up in NE Washington and Prince George’s County, the son of a DC Public Schools bus driver and a housekeeper,… Continue Reading UDC: We ARE Black History: Michael Marshall

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Feb
05

UDC: “We Are Black History”: Royale Watkins

UDC: “We Are Black History” Royale Watkins UDC Alumnus – Comedian, TV Writer, Producer, Director and Actor Growing up as one of 14 children gave UDC alumnus Royale Watkins plenty of material to draw from in his early comedy acts. It was humor that kept him out of trouble and helped him stand out on… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History”: Royale Watkins

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