Community Journal

Volume 2      Issue 20     March 12, 2007

Quote of the Week
“In school you get the lesson and then take the test...In life you take the test and then get the lesson.” - Unknown


What's Going on This Week

NAACP presents: Free HIV Testing by Appointment Only
Tues. Mar. 13th @ 9am—5pm , contact Wellsprings 831-3457

African Consciousness Celebration with Julian Bond
Wed. Mar. 14th @ 7pm, Trabant Multipurpose Rooms
*Win a chance to receive a $50.00 gift card to Target!

Louis L. Redding Lecture with Honorable Gregory M. Sleet
Thurs. Mar. 15th @ 4pm, Trabant Theatre

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. presents Blue Reign
Fri. March 16th @ 10pm, Trabant

 


Future Date of Interest

Actress Kathryn Woods will use abolitionist Sojourner Truth's words and spiritual music to recreate the famous speech “Ain't I A Woman?” of the 1851 Women’s Right Convention. Portraying Truth at the end of her life, Woods will recall Truth's early days as a slave, detail her relationship with God and share poignant stories of Truth's days walking through the land.


Wednesday, March 21, 2007

7:30 p.m.

Bacchus Theatre

 


Scholarship/Fellowship Information

"O" The Oprah Magazine is looking to hire fall interns in the Fashion and Style Departments. Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented and be able to juggle multiple tasks at once.  Prior internship experience preferred, but not required. This opportunity is available for college students in need of credit hours and recent graduates who are available to start immediately, full-time from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., 5 days a week.
Send resumes with a cover letter to: Cindy M. Del Rosario, Associate Editor O, The Oprah Magazine, 1700 Broadway, 38th floor NY, or call 212-903-5149.

Verizon is looking for students who are 2006-2007 graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). If you know of someone graduating from a HBCU this year with a degree in Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Information Technology, General B business, Finance or Marketing, please have them forward their resume to: melissa.w.langham@verizon.com to be considered for career opportunities within Verizon.

Harvard’s Tuition Announcement - Harvard is offering free tuition for students that have a family income below $40,000. If you are a mentor or have nieces and nephews who might be interested, please give them this information. If you know any one/family earning l less than $40K with a brilliant child near ready for college, please pass this along. The prestigious university recently announced that from now on undergraduate students from low-income families can go to Harvard for free...no tuition and no student loans!
To find out more about Harvard offering free tuition for families making less than $40, 000 a year visit Harvard's financial aid website at: http://adm-is.fas.harvard.edu/FAO/index.htm or call the school's financial aid office at (617) 495-1581.

 


Career Development/ Job Opportunities


The Office of Student Diversity and Success and The Office of Admissions is sponsoring the Multicultural Overnight Program (formerly the Minority Overnight Program) on Friday, April 13, 2007 and Friday, April 20, 2007.  We need the help of students and student organizations to speak about both the university and their organizations for the prospective students.  

For more information, contact Terranze Griffin, Graduate Assistant for Student Diversity and Success via email at tgriffin@udel.edu.  

The Latino and Latin American Heritage Office and the Center for Black Culture are hiring Graduate Assistants for Fall 2007. For more information, please see attached descriptions.



 

Center for Black Culture Staff: 


Kasandra Moye, Director
Krystal Lee, Graduate Assistant
Sharon Warren, Staff Assistant
Center for Black Culture General Information:

 

Monday-Thursday  8:00am-7:00pm
Fridays: 8:00am-5:30pm
(302) 831-2991
www.udel.edu/CBC/

 

The University of Delaware Center for Black Culture
192 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19716
Telephone 302-831-2991 :: Fax 302-831-4097
Office Hours: M-R, 8:00am - 7:00pm, F 8:00am - 5:30pm