Tuesday, November 25, 2014


Gossie Nworu Joins CAUSES
Gossie Nworu recently joined the CAUSES as the Administrative Specialist for Data Management and Assessment, where she will be working with program directors/chairs and staff to assist with the assessment needs for our academic and landgrant programs. Mrs. Nworu comes from an analytical background with a combined eight years of experience in performance assessment, assessment tool development, statistical reporting, and data analysis. She received a Masters of Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and a Bachelor’s in Science in Psychology from the University of North Florida. Welcome Gossie!  

UDC Matching Funds Donation
The District of Columbia City Council has issued a challenge to the University to raise $1,000,000.00.  The Council will match the donations up to $1,000,000.00. To donate to CAUSES online, please select "a specific college or school" and then select CAUSES under the College field. Or, please make your check payable to the UDC Foundation and make a notation of the funds to receive your gifts in the memo section. CAUSES has several funds in which the gifts may be deposited: 1) CAUSES  Master Initiative; 2) CAUSES  Friends of Architecture; 3) CAUSES  Institute of Gerontology; 4) CAUSES  Scholarship Fund. If you desire to make donations to several colleges, please notate each college on the memo line, such as:  CAUSES/CAS/SBPA. 

Institute of Gerontology Hosts Legal Clinic
On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, the Institute of Gerontology hosted a Free Legal Clinic for DC Seniors. The Project Director, Ms. Claudia John reported that there were eight attorneys from AARP at the University of the District of Columbia providing free legal services to seniors and 64 seniors attended the in-service workshop. In addition, IOG hosted a Thanksgiving luncheon for the seniors. Contact claudia.john@udc.edu for more information.

Monica Wiggins Inducted into Honor Society
CAUSES own Monica Wiggins, Grants and Purchasing Specialist for Landgrant Activities, is being inducted into the UDC Epsilon Sigma Chapter of the International Business Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta. She is one of 35 invited business students from a class of 500 being inducted. The invitation is extented to UDC junior and senior Business Administration majors who are in the top 20% of their respective classes, hold a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and have completed at least 24 credit hours at UDC. Congrats, Monica! 

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