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.
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.
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.
Umass Dartmouth 50+ Group Explores The Universe In Manhattan
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - Forty-one adults who had recently completed a course entitled "New Dimensions of the Universe" and others area residents interested in astronomy boarded a bus last fall for a day trip to the Rose Center for Earth and Space in Manhattan. This program and others like it are part of the academic and social line up offered by The Second Half: Lifelong Learning @50+ program affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Judge Luis G. Perez Named Keynote Speaker At Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that the honorable Judge Luis G. Perez will be the keynote speaker at the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Friday, January 30, 2004. This special event, which will be held in the UMass Dartmouth Campus Center from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m., acknowledges the contributions of both campus and community leaders who work diligently to keep Dr. King's dream alive.
UMass Dartmouth Archives Receives Videotapes That Preserve French-Canadian Heritage
DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - In an effort to preserve some of the cultural heritage of the French-Canadian community in New England, UMass Dartmouth Chancellor Professor Mel Yoken recently donated a collection of videotaped interviews to the University Archives. The collection is comprised of (22) separate video tape recordings produced by Matt Leavitt and Dawn Lyons, two students working under Prof. Yoken?s supervision in an upper-level independent study French course.
Slade's Ferry Bank Center At Umass Dartmouth Hosts Client Reception
The Slade's Ferry Bank Center for Business Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently hosted its semi-annual client reception at White's of Westport. The Center is dedicated to facilitating the growth of the region's businesses by providing an economic alternative for meeting business needs for research, training and consulting.
Southcoast Education Compact Creates College Guide For Area Students
Dartmouth, MA The SouthCoast Education Compact has created a comprehensive new College Planning Guide to assist high school students, and their parents, in planning for college. The SouthCoast College Planning Guide provides the necessary tools and information to assist parents and their children to look at higher education as a solid option for building a secure future. A formal release of the College Planning Guide was announced today during a press conference held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Southcoast Education Compact Awarded $20,000 Verizon Grant For Student Technology Expo
Dartmouth, MA-The SouthCoast Education Compact, a partnership of business leaders, school superintendents, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Bristol Community College, received a $20,000 EdLink grant from the Verizon Foundation to organize the first SouthCoast Education Compact Information Technology Expo. The event will be held March 19, 2004 at UMass Dartmouth.
Keleli African Drumming Concert At Umass Dartmouth
Dartmouth, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Music Department Kekeli African Drum and Dance Ensemble will hold its fall concert on Thursday, December 4, 2003 in the UMass Dartmouth Main Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.