Volume 3 Issue 11 November 5, 2007
Quote of the Week
“The secret of success in life is for a person to be ready for opportunity
when it comes” - Benjamin Disraeli
What's Going on this Week
Fri. Nov. 9, 2007
Cultural Programming Advisory Board (CPAB) presents Trey Songz at Thompson Hall at 8:00 p.m Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Sun. Nov. 11, 2007
CBC & CPAB presents The Color Purple on Broadway. $50 for students with UD ID at the Center for Black Culture. Boarding bus at 7:30 a.m.
Thurs. Nov. 8, 2007
Latino and Latin American Heritage Office (LHO) presents Fiesta Latina at 8:00 p.m. @ Perkins Rodney Room. Dance to live Latin music featuring Orquesta La Insaciable.
Refreshments will be served.
Sun. Nov. 11, 2007
LHO presents “Estamos Aqui” Documentary at 7:30 p.m.. @ Trabant Theater.
Tues. Nov. 13, 2007
LHO presents the film “Walk Out” at Purnell Room 115 at 6:00 p.m.
For more information visit www.udel.edu/LHO/
Mon. Nov. 12, 2007
NAACP presents Free HIV Testing by appointment only between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. To schedule your confidential appointment contact Wellspring at 302-831-3457 (valid photo I.D. required) *The first 10 students to attend their scheduled appointment will be entered in a raffle for a gift certificate to a restaurant on Main St.
Thurs. Nov. 15, 2007
Delaware African Student Association (DASA) presents “Rethinking Globalization: The Emergence of Globalization Among African Women” by Dr. Wunyabari Maloba at Kirkbride Room 006 at 6:30 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 16, 2007
“Technology and Entrepreneurship in African Development” A lecture by Dr. Calestous Juma at Lerner Hall Room 230 at 3:00 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 17, 2007
Delaware Kenya Association (DEKA) 4th Annual Dining for a Cause at Clayton Hall at 6:30 p.m. Join us for us for this great philanthropic and cultural experience that includes tasty cuisine, entertainment, raffles, and more.
Tickets are available at the Center for Black Culture; $35/student ticket or $50/general public ticket. For more information visit www.delka.org or call 831-2991.
Mon. Nov. 19, 2007
DASA and UROC presents “Thula Sizwe” a South African a-cappella group that performs traditional Zulu songs and dances. Includes DASA dance troupe performance at Perkins Student Center, Rodney Room at 8:00 p.m.
Future Dates of Interest
Thurs. Nov. 29, 2007
Annual Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration at 6:00 p.m. in Clayton Hall (Ballroom)
- You MUST RSVP by calling the Center for Black Culture at 831-2991
Jan. 3 - Jan. 6, 2008
Carroll F.S. Hardy Black LeadershipConference, Washington, DC.
This is a great opportunity for you (African American students at pre- dominantly white institutions) to transform your college career! The cost of the conference is $400 which includes transportation and hotel.
For more information visit selg.com. If you’re interested in at-
tending the conference please contact Fiona Caramba-Coker at
firstname.lastname@example.org or Kasandra Moye at email@example.com.
IT Offers Web-Based Computer Skills Training
UD's Information Technologies (IT) learning resource program provides a range of learning-style options to students who want to increase their knowledge about a computer application or learn how to use a new one.
You can read about instructor-led resources at [www.udel.edu/PR/UDaily/2008/sep/classes092607.html]. Or, if you prefer self-paced instruction, you can learn about these resources at [www.udel.edu/PR/UDaily/2008/oct/paced100207.html].
For more information about the IT educational resource program, go to [www.udel.edu/learn].
Submit Information in the Community Journal
To submit information in the Community Journal, please contact Sharon Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, November 7, 2007.
TAKE INITIATIVE: Money is available if you apply for it!
1) Multiple List of Minority Scholarships http://gehon.ir.miami.edu/financial-assistance/Scholarship/black.html
2) Guaranteed Scholarships http://www.guaranteed-scholarships.com/
3) Easley National Scholarship Program http://www.naas.org/senior.htm
4) Maryland Artists Scholarships http://www.maef.org/
5) INROADS internships http://www.inroads.org/
6) Jacki Tuckfield Memorial Graduate Business Scholarship (for AA students in South Florida) http://www.jackituckfield.org/
7) Historically Black College & University Scho larships http://www.iesabroad.org/info/hbcu.htm
8) Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students http://www.beanactuary.org/minority/scholarships.htm
9) International Students Scholarships &Aid Help http://www.iefa.org/
10) College Board Scholarship Search http://cbweb10p.colle geboa r d.org/fundfinder/html/fundfind01.html
11) Burger King Scholarship Program http://www.bkscholars.csfa.org/
12) Siemens Westinghouse Competition http://www.siemens-foundationorg/
13) GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds http://www.lulac.org/Programs/Scholar.html
14) CollegeNet ' s Scholarship Database http://mach25.collegenet.com/cgi-bin/M25/index
15) Union Sponsored Scholarships and Aid http://www.aflcioorg/scholarships/scholar.htm
16) Federal Scholarships &Aid Gateways 25 Scholarship Gateways from Black Excel http://www.blackexcel.org/25scholarships.htm
17) Scholarship &Financial Aid Help http://www.bl ackexcel.org/fin-sch.htm
18) Scholarship Links (Ed Finance Group) http://www.efg.net/link_scholarship.htm
19) FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form &Info) http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
20) Aid &Resources For Re-Entry Students http://www.back2college.com/
21) Scholarships and Fellowships http://www.osc.cuny.edu/sep/links.h tml
22) Scholarships for Study in Paralegal Studies http://www.paralegals.org/Choice/2000west.htm
23) HBCU Packard Sit Abroad Scholarships (for study around the world) http://www.sit.edu/studyabroad/packard_nomination.html
24) Scholarship and Fellowship Opportunities http://ccmi.uchicago.edu/schl1.html
25) BOEING scholarships (some HBCU connects) http://www.boeing.com/companyoffices/educationrelations/scholarships
For more visit http://www.udel.edu/CBC/links.shtml