Women’s History Month Thelma G. Buchholdt UDC Alum: Alaska Legislator, Civil Rights Leader, and Author Elected to the Alaska House of Representatives, where she served four terms, Thelma G. Buchholdt is the first Filipino-American legislator in the U.S. Former Alaska legislator, civil rights leader, author and attorney Thelma G. Buchholdt, was born Aug. 1, 1934,… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Thelma G. Buchholdt
UDC: “We Are Black History” Wade Henderson, Esq. UDC Law School – Joseph L. Rauh, Jr. Chair of Public Interest Law Pres. & CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights A champion for civil rights and justice, Professor Wade Henderson is the Joseph L. Rauh, Jr., Professor of Public Interest Law at the… Continue Reading UDC: “We Are Black History” Wade Henderson, Esq.
When leaders of the British colonies grew weary of being oppressed by their motherland, they called upon the “Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God,” and vowed to revolt. In 1776, they wrote a Declaration of Independence. In that document they laid out principles for a new kind of nation, one of enlightened self-interest. For the first time in history, a nation would be founded and based on the self-evident truths that “all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights . . . Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Continue Reading America in Black and White Part III – Aspirational America
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
March 23, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Gordon, Jr. Communications Director 202.274.5998 (o) or 202.701.8805 (c) or firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Women’s History Month Myrtilla Miner Abolitionist and Founder of UDC Predecessor Institutions An iconic figure in the fight to educate African-American women, Myrtilla Miner stands as a reminder of the power of perseverance. Her efforts laid the foundation for what is today – the University of the District of Columbia. Born March 4, 1815, in… Continue Reading Women’s History Month – Myrtilla Miner