Tuesday, December 22, 2015


-Ambassador Andrew Young visits UDC
-Limited beekeeping classes available for UDC stakeholders
- Bell Architects win award for UDC green roof
- 4-H Visits White House Office of Science and Technology 

Ambassador Andrew Young visits UDC
Ambassador Andrew Young visited UDC, where he received a tour of the green roof and demonstration kitchens, both components of the Ward 3 Urban Food Hub. Ambassador Young was the first African-American ambassador to the United Nations, mayor of Atlanta and served in Congress. He was also active in the Civil Rights Movement, working with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He is pictured to the right with CAUSES Dean Sabine O'Hara and Dean Sepehri. 

Limited beekeeping classes available for UDC stakeholders
The Beekeeping Certification Training program will be offered Jan. 26 - March 15 at the University of the District of Columbia. The DC Beekeepers Alliance is offering a limited number of seats to UDC faculty, staff and students. The introductory course provides the resources and knowledge needed to successfully and responsibly keep bees in the District. Students attending all eight classes will receive a certificate of completion. Contact kamran.zendehdel@udc.edu for more information.

Bell Architects win award for UDC green roof!
The designers of the UDC green roof, Bell Architects, received a Presidential Citation for Design and Wellbeing from the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC). The program recognizes excellence in the categories of architecture, interior architecture, historic resources and urban design/master planning. Take a look at the wonderful photos Bell submitted as part of their submission entry.

4-H Visits Office of Science and Technology 

The D.C. 4-H Youth Leadership Council got to show off some of their STEM and agriculture projects at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, presenting before some of the top policy makers. More photos are available on Facebook

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