Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Around CAUSES May 2015

Here's what's been happening Around CAUSES:

UDC announces new President
UDC has selected Ronald Mason, Jr. as the new president, succeeding Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr. His presidency becomes effective July 1. Mason, currently serves as president of Southern University and A&M College System, and is the Chief Executive Officer, providing oversight for the system's five campuses. He will bring some 30 years of experience in the higher education, community development, and legal fields to the UDC.  MORE

UDC is Tom Joyner's School of the Month
UDC was named the Tom Joyner Foundation's School of the Month for May. As such, UDC was promoted by the Tom Joyner Morning Show and will receive funds raised from listeners, alumni and other interested parties during the month. The show, airs in 115 markets around the country, and reaches nearly eight million listeners every week.  MORE

Invasive plant class at Casey Trees- June 3&6 
The invasive plant class will cover invasive plants and how they are threatening our native landscapes. Participants will learn how to identify and control species of non-native, invasive plants found in the Washington, D.C. area. Native alternatives to invasive plants will also be discussed. This course consists of two parts: a 2.5 hour classroom session on June 3, at the  Casey Trees headquarters in Brookland, and a 2.5 hour field session in Rock Creek Park on the morning of June 6. Register here.

Yao Afantchao serves on future of African food panel
Ethnic Crop Specialist Yao Afantchao served on a panel discussing the future of food from an African perspective on May 13, alongside other social innovators and thought leaders. The panel discussed agriculture, food and nutrition impacting the continent and the African diaspora.

CNDH partners with Pentacle Teen Learning Center
The Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health partnered with The Pentacle Teen Learning Center in Partnership with Community Services Foundation for their Workforce Development Kick-Off on Friday, May 22. CNDH community educators introduced the Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) to partners in order to bring awareness of CNDH's community outreach programs.

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