UDC to Receive $63 Million to Improve Central Plant Infrastructure and Equipment Over the Next Six Years
Most take for granted the mechanical operations that keep UDC’s campuses running smoothly – warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
UDC’s Central Plant, Building 43, serves 10 buildings on the Van Ness Campus and is the hub for 24-hour service managed by a group of engineers, a maintenance team, and contractors.
As a Senegal native, Amadou Gallo Fall, a UDC alumnus, UDC Hall of Famer, and currently president of the Basketball Africa League, was recruited to play basketball at the University of District of Columbia after meeting someone from the Peace Corps in the 1980s. He then met legendary UDC basketball coach George Leftwich.
UDC Alumnus and former Harlem Globetrotter Uses Love of Basketball to Inspire Baltimore Youth Growing up in the city of Baltimore, Charles “Choo” Smith, Jr., a UDC alumnus
Dr. Edwin (E.B.) Bancroft Henderson is recognized as “The Grandfather of Black Basketball,” and credited with being the first to introduce the sport of basketball to African Americans on a widely organized scale. He is…
In pictures: a President who will be missed as a dedicated servant leader at UDC and who will forever remain a member of Firebird nation. See you at the David A. Clarke School of Law, President Mason, where we look forward to watching you thrive as a faculty member and creating even more memorable photos!
President Ronald Mason Jr. was a keynote speaker on June 7 at the 2023 Gallup at Work Summit at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The Gallup at Work Summit boasted a collection of experts working to create thriving workplaces worldwide. Watch the video of President Mason’s speech.
Ronald Mason Jr. has had a remarkable tenure at UDC, filled with numerous accomplishments. In this interview, the president looks back at his experience at the University and shares his hopes for its future.
President Mason is no stranger to UDC students. Not one to stay in his office behind a desk, he can often be seen conversing with them on Dennard Plaza or elsewhere on the various campuses. From engaging in fireside chats to participating in ”Cuff It” challenges, this president has made a lasting impact. Here are a few of the many testimonials received in his honor.
President Mason came to the University at a time when we needed a visionary leader and a consensus builder. He guided the University to new growth, new opportunities and new optimism. Through his leadership and commitment to excellence, President Mason has elevated the University’s reputation, academics and finances, leaving it in a better place.