UDC Community College Professor to appear on Wheel of Fortune UDC Community College Professor, Dr. Peter Plourde – a.k.a. “Professor Lyrical” – will appear along with his wife Nicole on the Wheel of Fortune. The popular game show airs on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:00 p.m. on WJLA-TV 7. Professor Lyrical, is an artist, faculty development specialist, and math educator known… Continue Reading UDC Professor to appear on Wheel of Fortune – March 21, 2018 @ 7pm
New Student Orientation starts @12pm TODAY (1/4/18) due to the weather delay. Please check the website for any changes or updates.
“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$
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
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
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
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