Archive for February, 2012
Call for Nominations: Delores P. Aldridge Excellence Awards 2011
The Delores P. Aldridge* Excellence Awards recognize outstanding student achievement in the following areas:
- Leadership & service
- Community building, diversity, & intergroup relations
- Research about issues of diversity
Through these awards we hope to honor exceptional community members and inspire the pursuit of excellence at Emory University.
Each nomination should include detailed information about the nominee and his/her/hir efforts in the area(s) that he/she/ze is being nominated. Examples may include, but are not limited to: academic honors, awards, and other distinctions; organizational memberships and positions held; and notable achievements in the larger community. The nominee’s excellence in the area(s) of nomination should be presented in a formal letter of recommendation.
- Students must possess a minimum GPA of 3.2 to be eligible for consideration.
- Any Emory undergraduate may be nominated.
- Self-nominations are accepted.
The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm, March 2, 2012. Submit all completed nomination packets to OMPS, DUC 270 or to Patricia Taylor firstname.lastname@example.org . The Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held April 5, 2012 in Winship Ballroom at 5:00 pm.
Please see attached flyer and Nomination information.
Note: Deadline is March 2nd for nominations. Please distribute to students and staff as anyone can nominate candidates.
The Department of African American Studies Of Emory University
“A Conversation BetweenMalcolm X & Barack Obama”By Jacqueline Clay ChesterDate: Monday, February 27, 2012Time: 4:30 pmPlace: White Hall 208The Department of African American StudiesOfEmory University
A Conversation between Malcolm X and Barack Obama is a play that intertwines the lives of two American icons. Malcolm X, as-sassinated forty-five years ago, fought for equality and self respect for his people. He never dreamed an African American would ever be elected to the Presidency of the United States of America. But in 2008 Barack Hussein Obama was elected Commander-in-Chief. Tonight in the White House, several months after the election, we see President Obama. He is slightly fatigued after having had a long busy day. He enters the side sitting room in private living area. Attracted to one of the plush armchairs the President decided to sit for a moment. Delighted with the comfort and solitude the room provides he leans his head back and closes his eyes. Seconds pass when a noise rouses him. Startled, the President sees a strange man as he hastily approaches. Never one to forget a face, the President instantly recognizes the
Student members of the Black Student Alliance collaborating with the Office of Community and Diversity, the Office ofMulticultural Programs and the President’s Office is hosing a ‘Health Promotion’ fair this Saturday, Feb. 18th from 1 pm to 5 pm in WHSCAB Lobby. If you are available or on campus on Saturday, please come by and support this student initiative in honor of Black History Month.