Campus Notes

Walker/Ford Pageant HelpLadies are desparately needed to help with walking and presentation for the Miss, Junior Miss, and Little Miss pageant . Practices are held every Tuesday and Thrusday from 6-8 p.m. and the Pageant will be held on April 19. The ages of participant ranges from 6 to 16. For more information, please call 891-3970 or come back the Center.

Trio Feild DayCome out and join the members of Trio Scholars association on the Jackson-Davis lawn on April 12 from 1-4 p.m. There will be a balloon tosses, a limbo contest, a tug of war, and various races. For more information, contact Richard Johnson at 915-5461.

Havana, CubaA trip to Havana, Cuba is being offered by the Center for Caribbean Culture from June 17-24. The price for the trip is $635, which includes all hotel, transportation, and free breakfast for a week. Fo rmore information, contact Jan DeCosmo at 412-7087.

Trip to New OrleansThe Center for Caribbean Culture is offering students a trip to New Orleans Jazz Fest and Lafayette International Musice Fest from April 25-29. Price for the trip is $160. For more information, contact Jan Decosmo at 412-7087.

African-Caribbean ConcertIn conjunction wilth International Awareness week, the office of International Programs will host an African-Caribbean Concert on April 15, at 8 p.m. in the Lee Hall. The price is $1 for students and $3 for the public. For more information, contact Jan DeCosmo at 412-7087.

Springfest 2k2The Jacksonville Student Alliance is sponsoring the Springfest Arts Festival and are looking for singers, dancers, poets, spiritual interpretations, jazz ensembles, etc. to perform at this event, which will be held on April 12. If you or a group would like to participate, email or contact Sharonda Neal at 915-4981.

Spring International Cultural FestivalWe would like to invite you and your family to attend or participate in our third annual spring international cultural festival. Come enjoy free food, games, and a culture enlightment on April 13 at the Intrameral Field. For more information, contact Akaylia Futcher at 599-3562 or Allure Modeling TroupeAuditions will continue today in the Phase III recreation room at 6 p.m. and final auditions and cuts will be on April 13 at 4 p.m. in the Rattlers Den. There is a $5 application fee. Dress to impress in hard bottom shoes and females in 2″ heels. For more information, contact Niiamer Felder at 915-5305.

Fashion FantasyImages Modeling Troupe presents their 2002 Spring show at the Moon on April 14. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 the day of the show. For more information, call 841-2706.

Attention Seniors!Cluster is coming! Experienced Senior human resources representatives will be in the Grand Ballroom on April 11 at 10 a.m., to let you know how to “Manage your careers in a changing corporate environment.” Space is limited. Reserve your seat now. For more information, contact Attayah Ali at 264-5606.

Need an Internship? Permanent Placement?Today at 7 p.m. there will be a student reception to meet, greet and network with corporate guests visiting for spring cluster 2002. This reception will be held at the President’s Clubhouse (off adams behind Phase III). Professional attire requested. Don’t miss your opportunity. For more infomation, contact Attayah Ali at 264-5606.

Graduate Student Association ElectionsMandatory meeting today from 4:30-6 p.m. in 400 Tucker Hall, for all those interested in running for a position in the GSA. The last meeting and voting will be held on April 16 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Perry Paige Auditorium. Waivers, stipend and fellowship available for some positions. For more information, contact Nashay at 599-3315 or email at or

Journey MagazineStudents interested in Editor in Chief for the 2002-2003 school year, come and submit your resume, cover letter, and writing samples to room 307A Tucker Hall. This is a paid position. Deadline for applying is April 12. For more information, contact Adrian Parker at 580-6016.

“Take Our Daughters to Work Day” Breakfast ProgramThe center for Equity and Cultural Diversity is hosting a breakfast program for “Take our Daughters to Work Day” on April 25 from 8-9 a.m. at the Center for Equity and Cultural Diversity. The Special guest speaker will be Dr. Debra Austin, Acting President at Tallhassee Community College. Members of the campus community are invited to bring a Daughter, Graddaughter, Niece, etc. age 9-15 to participate in this event. For more information and to RSVP, please call 599-3930 or email at “Creative Expressions”Rattlers Readers presents “Creative Expressions.” Come out and listen to stories, poems, and more from creative uniting students on April 16 from 4-6 p.m. at the FAMU bookstore. There will be giveaways, door prizes, music and much more. For more information, contact Barbara Speisman at 599-3307.

“An Evening of music”Come out on April 20 and listen to an “Evening of music” with FAMU concert choir, Tallahassee Boys choir, and Bethel AME church choir. This concert will be held at Bethel AME church at 6 p.m. The admission is free for this event.

Students Need Money? Need a job?The FAMU-UP Project is taking appl-ications for office personnel and our tutorial program Job openings. We are looking for high-spirited students for the summer and 2002-2003 academic year. Math, science, engineering, or CIS majors are couraged to apply. For any inquires, please contact Roger Dowe at 412-7423 or stop by the FAMU-UP project office at 5560 Ardelia Court (right across from Polkinghorne Village).

Student Alliance for Cultural DevelopmentThe Student Alliance for Cultural Development invites students, faculty and the community to join us for a lively discussion led by Brother Corey Johnson. The theme for this event is “What really happened on 9/11-Part II.” The event will be held in GEC-C 301A on April 12. For more information, contact Tequila Davis at 321-8293.

“Resurrection at the Railroad”The cast of “The IT” presents “Resurrection at the Railroad,” an evening of live performances in Poetry, Jazz, Dance and African Drumming and featuring the visual art and fashion of FAMU students. This event will take place on April 18 from 6-10 p.m. at the Kula House and Intrinsik Style shop. All talented photographers, painters, sculptors, and other visual artists are invited to participate. For more information, plearse call 222-0717.

Annual Student Leadership RetreatCome out on April 13 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the FAMU/Quincy Research and Extention Facility, and meet with local, state, regional, and community leaders. Enjoy fun and games, and breakfast and lunch is provided. For more information or to RSVP, please call 599-3930 or email at

Rotaract Club InterestFor students interested in starting a Rotaract Club on campus, a Rotary International service branch directed to young people from the ages of 18-30, please contact Ralph Coleman at the Office of Student Activities at 599-3400.

Model United Nations ConferencePlease join us on April 12 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for the Model United Nations Conference and Exposition held on FAMU’s campus as a part of the 2002 International Awareness Week. There is still time to participate! So please call Freda Coleman at 915-4520 or email her at

WALKAMERICAThe FAMU “March of Dimes” will participate in the city-wide WALKAMERICA culminatin activity. The Chairperson and Coordinators are soliciting contributions from employees and students and encouraging as many as possible to walk. The deadline for making contributions is not later than noon today. Checks should be made to March of Dimes. The WALKAMERICA registration starts at 9 a.m. on April 13, the FAMU team picture will be taken at that time. The walk will began at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Rose Glee at 412-7232.

FAMU DRS Summer Enrichment ProgramFor any interested K-5 grader that would like to learn for fun this summer, FAMU DRS is offering a 6-week program. Starting on June 3-July 19, Monday-Fridays from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The program is $60 per week, and each child must bring a bag lunch and snacks will be provided each day. For more information, contact Mrs. Hudnell at 322-7370.

Student Senate positionsThe 31st Student Senate announces available positions for the 2002-2003 school year. Applications are available in SGA for Senate Communications Secretary, Senate Secretary, Activites Coordinator, and the H. Manning Efferson Student Unioun Board chair. Applications are due April 12 by 5 p.m. in Senator Aziza Bowser’s box in SGA. For more information, please call 599-3624.

Student Needs FeedbackFeedback is needed from students about a Web site that tackles grade disputes. Check out the Web site

Compiled by Crystal Mitchell and Daniel Carson