The Lovely Ladies of the Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., is having a book drive benefiting soldiers in Iraq and local after school programs. You may drop off your gently used books at our donation boxes in the lobby of Coleman Library until March 31. For more information, contact Alesha Carter at carteralesha@yahoo.com.

SGA’s departments of Academic Affairs and Student Welfare has teacher and student complaint forms available in Student Government on the second floor of the student union building.

We do the research. You apply for the money. Come check out SGA’s scholarship book and see which one suits you. We are located on the second floor of the student union building. For more information, contact Ashleigh Bolar at DSWSGA@yahoo.com.

SGA’s Department of Communication is looking for members for its task force. Applications are available in SGA. Volunteer hours will be given. For more information, contact Alexia Robinson at sgalistens@yahoo.com.

If you are a non-traditional student (work full-time, raising a family, married or 27 and older) attending FAMU, Counseling Services, in an effort to address issues that concern you, has developed an outreach support group. The services will be held April 13 in Dyson Pharmacy room 102 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Ms. Caswell at (850) 599-3145.

Interested in a summer position? The Upward Bound math & science program is now accepting applications for the 6 week summer program. Students must have a passion for the advancement of high school education. Apply www.famutrio.famu.edu. For more information, contact Desiree’ Williams at (850) 561-2110 or Monique Hayes at (850) 599-3743.

The University of California, Berkeley’s School of Optometry is coming to FAMU. If you are interested in optometry as a career, or just want to know more about it, you are invited to join us. Pizza and drinks will be served. For more information, contact Linda Knight at (850) 599-3505 in the school of graduate studies. Linda Knight can also be reached at Linda.knight @famu.edu.

SBI Info online is looking for passionate SBI students ready to help revolutionize the School of Business and Industry. To join the team, send an e-mail to infor@sbiinfonline.com.

The FAMU String Orchestra will has rehearsal on Mondays at 3 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Rehearsals will be in the FAMU band room. Interested players of any level are welcome to attend. Please arrive 15 minutes early if you need to borrow an instrument. For more information, contact Dr. Shelby Chipman at (850) 599-8165.

Yearbook picture days will be March 27-April 7. Pictures will be taken in the Embassy room from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. For more information, contact Dereice McKenzie at (850) 443-9325 or (850) 412-5413. The yearbook’s e-mail address is famu_yearbook@hotmail.com.

Resident Assistants are needed for the 2006-2007 school year. Sign-ups are at McGuinn and Phase III. Interviews will be held March 30 at Phase III. For more information, contact Frank McDonald at (850)599-8804 or Marcia Wright at (850) 599-3748.

The 25th Anniversary of “Black Psychology Theme Week” will be held March 27-April 1. For more information on the sessions and banquet, call (850) 599-3014.

Anyone with poetry aspirations or creative expressions is invited to join the DC METRO club’s Love Jones/Slam Poetry Night. For more information, contact Marques Bivins at (240) 441-4994 or e-mail marques_bivins@yahoo.com or Afton Napper at (202) 361-7197 or e-mail aftonn84@hotmail.com.

The traditional Upward Bound Program is hiring resident assistants. Applicants must have a passion for furthering the principles of higher education. Please apply online at www.famutrio.famu.edu to fill lout the pre employment form. Male applicants are primarily needed. For further information, contact Lagina Smith at (850) 412-7110.

The 36th Student Senate is accepting applications in SGA. The application deadline is Friday, April 7 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Ebony Ivory at (850) 599-3624 or e-mail ebonyI@aol.com.

The Learning Development and Evaluation Center is accepting applications for tutor positions for the fall 2006 semester. All majors needed, 3.0 GPA or higher, must have completed 60 semester hours. Please come by the LDEC at 667 Ardelia Court to complete an application. The deadline is April 10. If interested, please contact Ms. Donna Shell.

SGA’s Department of Academic Affairs would like to inform all students that open enrollment for the Summer Terms has begun. Graduation Applications for Summer Session A and C were due March 21 and Summer Term B applications are due June 28. Summer tuition and fees are due May 19.  Early fall registration begins April 18 by appointment only. For more information,