Cahn Legacy Weekend honors co-founders of David A. Clarke School of Law
With over 50 years of operation, the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC Law) celebrates its founders, Edgar and Jean Camper Cahn, social justice advocates who championed the rights of low-income people and minorities. During the Cahn Legacy Weekend at UDC Law, held March 23-25, students, alumni, faculty, and the law community will honor the legacy of the founders of the David A. Clarke School of Law’s predecessor school, Antioch School of Law.
First Miss UDC continues legacy of teaching, service and pageantry
Gail Jones is a nationally recognized teacher, nutrition expert and community leader. Crowned the first Miss University of the District of Columbia in 1977, she went on to win numerous pageants, as well as awards for teaching and community service. Jones (’80) spent two years at Federal City College as a home economics education major before it became part of the merger to establish the University of the District of Columbia in 1976.
Dr. Edwin Bancroft Henderson Memorial Fund commemorates the legend
The UDC Foundation moves forward with Phase II of the Dr. Edwin Bancroft Henderson Memorial Campaign and continues to seek donations for student success initiatives. Funds from this campaign will be used to support summer sports camps for youth from Wards 7 and 8 and youth development partnerships.
Engineering Program ranked #1 and prepares students for success
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS) is producing well-educated graduates to meet the needs of the technology marketplace in research, government and private industry. The Engineering Program dates back to the University’s creation in 1976 and has grown in departments, corporate partnerships, grants, internships and research opportunities for students.
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.
President Mason to serve as Grand Marshall at MLK parade
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President Mason has been asked to serve as a Grand Marshal for the 16th Annual MLK Holiday Peace Walk and Parade on Monday, January 16 at 11:00 a.m. Participants will assemble at the RISE Center on the campus of St. Elizabeth’s at 2700 Martin Luther King Jr., Ave SE. The parade will proceed onto Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, and continue north on MLK (towards downtown Anacostia), pass the reviewing stand on MLK between V and W Streets, S.E., and turn left into Anacostia Park at Good Hope Road. The parade will end at 2:00 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
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.
World AIDS Day: Putting Ourselves to the Test
World AIDS Day: Putting Ourselves to the TestMembers of the Beta Iota Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the Beta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. presenting on HIV awareness at…
Award-winning student-athlete is impactful on and off the court
Political science professor tackles African American and women’s studies
Dr. Jasmine Noelle Yarish, assistant professor of political science, has a different view of the discipline of political science. She is a multi-disciplinary Americanist scholar ensuring African American and women’s studies are central in the dialogue. Further, this respected political scientist views the U.S. as just one case among other nation-states around the globe.