It’s summer, and with this season, there’s a greater opportunity to indulge in some of our favorite pastimes. In this new weekly series for the summer, we ask members of the UDC community to share what they have been doing since the semester ended. This week, we spoke with Dr. Scott T. Krawczyk, associate chief academic officer and professor of English.
It’s summer, and with the season, there’s a greater opportunity to indulge in some of our favorite pastimes. In this new series, we ask members of the UDC community to share what they have been doing since the semester ended. This week, we spoke with Dr. April Massey, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Beyond classroom instruction, students put their knowledge to the test through a broad array of internship opportunities offered by the University that help them gain experience, sharpen networking skills, and solidify their career plans.
UDC is currently recruiting students who are confident team players, have gaming experience, mental agility and creativity, and work well under pressure for the University’s first Esports (electronic sports) program. Launching this fall, it will be directed by Joel Phillip, associate director of Athletics for Internal Operations.
UDC Master of Architecture degree program students Moyosore Oguntoye, Cameron Wright and Alexander Hagen were chosen earlier this year as 2022 CRIT Scholars, a research-based program supported by the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) in partnership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and several prominent architecture firms.
UDC receives 400,000 dollars for research and study to improve the efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells
3. UDC is among seven Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) for a solar research funding pilot program. DOE is working in collaboration with the MSI STEM Research and Development Consortium (MSDRC) in awarding $3.2 million for eight projects at seven MSIs through the Science and Technology Research Partnership program.
Benjamin L. Crump receives honorary degree and encourages students to share their knowledge with those less fortunate
During the May 14 UDC Commencement, President Ronald Mason Jr. and the Board of Trustees awarded Benjamin L. Crump, who gave the Commencement address, an honorary Doctor of Laws degree. This award recognizes Crump’s significant accomplishments in defending the rights of and seeking justice for minorities and other marginalized citizens, helping to establish new legislation and practices to effect change, and reaching historic settlements and verdicts.
Albert Pearsall III, an assistant professor of business at the UDC Community College (UDC-CC), was named a regional recipient of the 2022 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is the only specialized body for business schools that presents an award recognizing excellence in teaching.
Political science major Venecia “Abbie” Ferguson has her foreign service career mapped out thanks to the UDC-DACOR (Diplomatic and Consular Officers Retired) mentorship partnership launched last fall. Ferguson is among a select group of nine students matched with mentors from DACOR, Inc., an organization of foreign affairs professionals, many of whom are retired and committed to diversifying the field. Mentors help students navigate the application process and provide advice for career mapping, mock interviews, virtual training experiences, one-on-one discussions and invitations to DACOR and State Department events for networking opportunities.