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Jan
26

Seen on Campus

The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) hosted its winter 2023 CAS Reads Big event on January 24 at the Van Ness Campus and featured scientist and science communication practitioner Dr. Faith Kearns. Kearns discussed her newest book, “Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: A Guide to Effective Engagement,” at the hybrid event.

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Jan
26

Students: Last chance to complete UDC on-campus housing survey for 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. The deadline is January 30. If you have any questions, please contact survey@bdconnect.com.

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26

Support team UDC at Washington Wizards’ HBCU Night

Join the Washington Wizards for the annual HBCU Night, presented by Stackwell Capital, at Capital One Arena Saturday, February 11. This game is dedicated to celebrating the legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Included with your ticket is a Wizards HBCU Pride and Wizards co-branded hat. UDC’s Chorale will perform the National Anthem during the game.

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26

Edwin B. Henderson scholarships available for DMV high school students

To celebrate and honor the legacy of Dr. Edwin B. Henderson, the “Black grandfather of basketball,” the Washington Wizards is awarding scholarships to high school seniors in the DC, Maryland and Virginia (DMV) area. To apply, students should submit a 350-word essay describing their passions and goals for the future and one of the biggest challenges they face in pursuing it.

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26

Learn more about the UDC Foundation Servant Leadership Campaign

The Servant Leadership Campaign, created in President Mason’s honor, launched on January 18. This presidential fundraising effort will support under-resourced students, especially from our strategic partner Anacostia High School, to achieve their aspiration of a college degree from UDC, a goal established under President Mason’s vision. For a $30 gift, UDC staff, faculty and students can receive a limited edition Firebird t-shirt and share a message in the digital tribute book to honor President Mason.

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26

1Edtech webinar features UDC President 

President Mason spoke at the “Competencies, Digital Credentials & Community Change” event on Thursday, January 19. The Solution Spotlight Webinar was hosted by 1Edtech, a nonprofit member organization “committed to advancing technology that can affordably scale and improve educational participation and attainment.”

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26

CAS Fluid and Dynamics Series presentation focuses on mathematics

Dr. Dorshka Wylie, assistant professor of mathematics and Dr. Shurron Farmer, mathematics program coordinator and assistant professor of mathematics, will present the correlation between algebra skills, pre-calculus, and successful completion of calculus on Thursday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m., at the Van Ness Campus in Building 71, 4th floor.

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26

2021-2022 Factbook now available

UDC Factbooks are created yearly by the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment and Planning. Factbooks contain a compendium of selected facts about UDC’s institutional history, admissions, enrollment, degrees conferred, faculty salaries and other items of interest.

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26

UDC’s next strategic plan takes shape

President Mason addressing administrative leadership on January 20.Over the past six months, the UDC community has been instrumental in helping to help define and shape the University’s next strategic plan. UDC’s administrative leadership gathered on January 20 with LINK Strategic Partners for a strategic planning working session to develop the overarching goals and sub-goals based on the input from a broad cross-section of UDC students, staff, faculty, alumni and external stakeholders.

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Retired administrator and teacher gives back as UDC Board of Trustee Member

From age six, Dr. Mildred Musgrove knew that teaching would be her career path. As a little girl growing up in DC with a single mother, she bought books for 10 cents at the Salvation Army and begin teaching her dolls to read. Since then, she has never stopped sharing knowledge. With 34 years in public education, she has been a senior high school teacher, curriculum writer-in-residence, instructional supervisor, elementary and high school principal, assistant superintendent, chief of staff and chief academic officer.

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