February 11, 2004 Lesra Martin, Lawyer Who Freed The Hurricane DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in conjunction with the other four colleges of the Connect partnership (Bridgewater State College, Bristol Community College, Cape Cod Community College, and Massasoit Community College) will host a three- day lecture series featuring attorney Lesra Martin, renowned for his life-long commitment to equal justice and for his brilliant defense of Rubin "the Hurricane" Carter. Mr. Martin will offer a lecture at each of the five Connect partners between February 11-13, 2004.
February 5, 2004 Manufacturing Institute for Local Businesses Provides Competitive Advantage DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS The Professional and Continuing Education Center of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth located at 139 South Main Street in Fall River is hosting a series of manufacturing institutes focused on competitiveness. The institutes are co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
February 5, 2004 Actors Needed Playwrights Wanted Dartmouth, MA--The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will host its 3rd annual playwriting festival "inTENsive Theatre" on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at 8:00 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre in the Main Auditorium. Actors and playwrights are invited to share their skills with the UMass Dartmouth community.
February 4, 2004 UMD / Library of Congress to Present International Colloquium on CapeVerde and Mozambique DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The Hispanic Division, the African and Middle Eastern Division, and the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress, in conjunction with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, present an international colloquium on contemporary Lusophone African literatures and cultures. This international colloquium, Contemporary Lusophone African Literatures and Cultures: Cape Verde and Mozambique, will be held at the Library of Congress (Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 119) in Washington D.C., on Friday, February 6, 1:30-5:00 PM.
February 4, 2004 University To Host Panel On Dealing With Addictions DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that it is hosting a special panel presentation focused on how communities can more effectively deal with addictions. UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack will moderate this community forum on the afternoon of Wednesday, February 11th from 3 to 5 PM in the Library Browsing Area located on the main campus in Dartmouth. Admission is free and parking is available in lot 13.
January 30, 2004 Cape Verde: Language, Literature And Music Boston Public Library - February 4, 2004 At 6:00 Pm The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture and the Consulate General of Cape Verde in Boston announce the launching of Portuguese Literary & Cultural Studies 8, subtitled ?Cape Verde: Language, Literature and Music?. The event will take place at the Rabb Lecture Hall, Boston Public Library, on Wednesday February 4, 2004, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
January 29, 2004 Former Count Basie Drummer Harold Jones presents Free Drum Clinic at UMD DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department is hosting a free drum clinic with Harold Jones
January 29, 2004 Lee Charlton and Ross Grace, Jr. to receive UMass Dartmouth Drum Major Award Dartmouth, MA University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack announced today that community activist Lee Charlton, President of the NAACP, and campus leader Ross M. Grace, Jr., Assistant Director of the University?s Frederick Douglass Unity House, were selected to receive the University?s first ?Drum Major Award?. The award is given in recognition of the significant contributions made by community and campus leaders toward realizing Dr. King?s dream of equality, social justice, and peace.
January 29, 2004 The Second Half Announces Its Spring Program DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The Second Half/Lifelong Learning@ 50+ announced its ?study group? program for the spring session which begins Monday, March 8, 2004. These groups meet on a weekly basis in the daytime at either the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth main campus or at the University's Division of Professional & Continuing Education Center located on South Main Street in downtown Fall River.
January 29, 2004 UMD DRUM MAJOR AWARD to benefit Wilder Fund And Summer Basketball League Dartmouth, MA As part of the second annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast scheduled for Friday, January 30, 2004, at the University's Campus Center, two area charities will receive $1,000 donations in the name of this year's Drum Major Award recipients Lee Charlton and Ross Grace, Jr. The Drum Major Award was created by the University to acknowledge the contributions of both campus and community leaders who work diligently to advance mutual respect, understanding, and appreciation for cultural and ethnic diversity.