- CAUSES student wins UDC Award
- Prof. Stockard honored on 40th anniversary of historic women's basketball game
- Dr. Broadnax featured on NurseJournal.com
- CAUSES participating in Rooting DC Feb. 28
- Valerie Best joins CAUSES
- Join CAUSES at the Anacostia River Festival
- Request for Proposals
CAUSES student wins UDC Award
CAUSES PSM student Siaka Nuah is one of three students selected for the first ever University of the District of Columbia Humanitarian and Civic Engagement Award. The award was presented at the 2015 UDC Founder's Day Convocation for his demonstrated commitment to activism, social responsibility, civic participation and advocacy for the welfare and benefit of the University of the District of Columbia and the greater community. You do CAUSES proud, Mr. Nuah!
Prof. Stockard honored on 40th anniversary of historic women's basketball game
CAUSES professor Bessie Stockard was honored by the University of the District of Columbia Athletic Department as part of a 40th Anniversary and Commemoration of the historic 1975 women's basketball game between FCC and the Women's Basketball Team of the People's Republic of China on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Stockard is the former head women's basketball coach. Interim President, Dr. James Lyons, Embassy of China Counsellor, Zha Liyou, Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh, and Miss UDC, Toi Glover, all took part in the ceremony. Read more at udcfirebirds.com.
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CAUSES director of the RN to BSN program, Dr. Pier Broadnax, talks to NurseJournal.com about UDC's Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. Dr. Broadnax shares what's unique about the professional level program. Read the full interview.
CAUSES participating in Rooting DC Feb. 28
For the past eight years, the Rooting DC Forum has been the central meeting ground for individuals and nonprofits looking to grow a healthier food system in the nation’s capital. What started as a small gathering of like-minded urban gardeners in 2007, has grown into an annual event with more than 1200 individual attendees from across the city, and more than 60 local nonprofits and urban farm collectives sharing their knowledge and learning from one another. Visit the information area at the 8th Annual Rooting DC Forum on February 28 at Wilson High School (3950 Chesapeake St. NW, Washington. CAUSES is participating in this event. Forum details
Valerie Best joins CAUSES
Valerie Best has joined the CAUSES as the Administrative Specialist for Employee Services. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Maryland University College and is currently pursuing a dual Master’s of Science degree in Human Resources Management and MBA. Prior to joining the University of the District of Columbia, she was a Program Management Specialist for the R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland College Park. She also worked several years for the United States Patent & Trademark Office as a Legal Instruments Examiner. Welcome to CAUSES!
Join CAUSES at the Anacostia River Festival
The first-ever Anacostia River Festival will celebrate the history, ecology and communities along the banks of the Anacostia River. The 11th Street Bridge Park and the National Park Service present the event, which will offer free kayaking and canoeing, musical performances, fishing and water filtration workshops, live birds of prey demonstration, a photography exhibition and a bike parade. CAUSES will also be exhibiting. The free festival will be Sunday, April 12, 2015, Noon – 4:00 p.m. at Anacostia Park. More
Request for Proposals
CAUSES is requesting multi-disciplinary proposals that advance at least one of the NIFA and/or Sustainable DC objectives outlined above. Proposals must integrate research and community outreach. The Principal Investigator should be a member of the program staff or the faculty of the university’s landgrant college; partnerships and collaborations across the University of the District of Columbia and with other DC Consortium Universities, as well as with DC public, private, and non-profit sector organizations are encouraged. Proposals that offer student mentorship and training opportunities or utilize the UDC research farm are also encouraged. Faculty members can use funds to buy the release time necessary to fulfill the demands of the proposed work. Download the attachments here. Proposals must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on March 15, 2015. Proposals will be reviewed by a Technical Review Committee with final proposals reviewed and selected by April 15, 2015.