Author: Jay Morrow

Dec
19

Seen on Campus

DC-UP scholars and Director of Student Life Dr. Darryl Hylton, at the end-of-year DC-UP celebration on Wednesday, December 14, at the UDC Student Center at the Van Ness Campus.

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Dec
19

The search for the 10th President of UDC: Presidential Profile now available

The Presidential Profile details the vital qualifications sought in the next president while presenting key information about UDC. Please visit the UDC Presidential Search web page for ongoing updates and information as the search process unfolds and to take the UDC Presidential Search survey.

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Dec
19

Students: Complete the UDC On-Campus housing survey for a chance to win prizes

Student feedback is essential, and we would like to know more about your interest in on-campus housing. Please help us better understand what matters most for you. All students are invited to take this brief survey, which includes questions on where you live and your campus housing preferences. Once you complete the survey, you may enter a drawing to win prizes. If you have any questions, please contact survey@bdconnect.com.

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Dec
19

UDC music directors grateful for special seasonal event

With an atmosphere of holiday cheer and the sounds of the season, students, faculty, alumni and the public were treated to the annual University of the District of Columbia Holiday Concert at the Theater of the Arts. The music was directed by music professors Johnny Butler, Allyn Johnson and Gerry Gillespie.

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Dec
19

Annual concert helps usher in the holidays

Watch the UDC annual holiday concert, which took place on December 5, and featured the UDC Chorale, The Voices and the UDC Jazz Ensemble. It was the first in-person concert since 2019.

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Dec
19

The 12 days of holidays…at UDC!   

Get in the holiday spirit and watch UDC’s rendition of the musical classic. The video features an array of students, faculty, staff and alumni across all three campuses. Season greetings from UDC!

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Dec
19

Political science student awarded prestigious Charles B. Rangel Fellowship

Venecia “Abbie” Ferguson was awarded a 2023 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship on November 18 following a highly competitive nationwide contest. A distinguished panel selected Ferguson out of almost 900 outstanding candidates. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Howard University, supports extraordinary individuals who want to pursue careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Department of State. The Fellowship will support Ferguson through a two-year master’s degree in an area relevant to the Foreign Service. The award will also provide extensive professional development opportunities, including internships, mentors and skills training. As part of the Rangel Program, she will work for a Member of Congress on foreign affairs issues in the summer of 2023.

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Nov
10

Adapt and Overcome: UDC honors Veterans Day with rousing speech from Army Captain

Home » Jay Morrow Adapt and Overcome: UDC honors Veterans Day with rousing speech from Army Captain Today, in honor of Veterans Day 2022, UDC held its 16th annual Veterans [...]
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Sep
12

A legacy of nursing education: UDC provides decades of quality healthcare workers to the DMV

The University of the District of Columbia’s Nursing Program has a long history of serving the District with well-educated students. UDC is keeping pace with the national demand for nurses and health care professionals. The University offers two paths to fill the shortages in the medical field through its Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) and the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) degree offered through the UDC Community College.

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12

UDC Partners with Anacostia High School for Early College Program and STEM opportunities

The University of the District of Columbia is laying the foundation for Anacostia High School students to jumpstart their college careers through UDC’s Early College Program, in which students earn college credit while completing their diplomas.

The Early College Program is a part of the Community-to-Career Academy (C2 Academy) under UDC’s Developing America’s Workforce Nucleus (DAWN) Initiative. DAWN addresses the underrepresentation of minority STEM talent due to systemic racism or economic inequality. It redirects the public education pipeline to produce more business and entrepreneurship ready STEM talent in ethnic minority and disadvantaged communities.

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