SBPA awards students who demonstrate academic excellence and enrich campus life
SBPA awards students who demonstrate academic excellence and enrich campus life SBPA Dean Mohamad Sepehri, Structured Finance Association CEO Michael Bright, Structured Finance Association Managing Director Leslie Slack,
UDC President to speak at Gallup at Work Summit
Congressman Maxwell A. Frost to give keynote address at UDC’s 2023 Commencement
UDC will hold its 46th annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Walter Washington Convention Center. Congressman Maxwell A. Frost will give the keynote address. As the first member of Generation Z (the generation born in the late 1990s or the early 21st century) to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives—and a person of Afro-Latino descent—Congressman Frost brings a fresh, progressive perspective to an institution formerly out of reach for young, working Black and Latino Americans. Read More
Saturday STEM Expo 2023: Be your possible
UDC and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research are hosting a one-of-a-kind free event for college students who seek to learn more about career opportunities from STEM leaders in the National Capital Region. The event will take place on Saturday, April 15, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Mark your calendars for Research Week 2023
Register for HackHBCU
Join us on March 13 and 17 at 6:00 p.m. for HackHBCU, an annual hackathon event that brings together Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) students to showcase their skills and creativity through emerging technology. HackHBCU provides a platform for HBCU students to immerse themselves in the growing space of artificial intelligence through machine learning models and virtual world platforms. The event is sponsored by Architect Industries Inc., founded by UDC Alumnus Stevens Cadet.
SBPA earns AACSB international accreditation
AACSB International (AACSB) announced that University of the District of Columbia (UDC) has earned business accreditation for its School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA). Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools and the largest business education network connecting learners, educators and businesses worldwide.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan selects law school alum for judicial appointment
David A. Clarke Law School alum Darren S. Johnson (’03) has been appointed as a new judge to the Prince George’s County Circuit Court in Maryland, making him the first Afro-Latino appointee. Johnson has served as a family division magistrate in Prince George’s County Circuit Court, handling the truancy docket since 2018. He also served as an appeals officer and attorney advisor at the National Appeals Division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for seven years and has a background in private practice. Watch an interview with Johnson regarding his new appointment conducted by UDC Law by clicking here.
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.
UDC faculty and staff awarded USDA grant for two-year research project
Dr. Amanda Huron, associate professor of political science and interdisciplinary social sciences and coordinator of the political science program in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Dr. Elizabeth Gearin, a project specialist in environmental planning at CAUSES, have been awarded a $90,000 grant by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.