Campus Notes

New York University School of Medicine will hold summer institute for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences.

North Carolina State will hold a Minority Graduate Education summer research program for Undergraduates in science, math, and engineering.

University of Georgia in Athens, will hold a summer for undergraduate students with an interest in physical or natural sciences, math and computer science are encouraged to apply.

Kansas State University Summer Research opportunity for sophomores and juniors with a 3.0 G.P.A., and majoring in various science and engineering fields.

The University of Wisconsin at Madison is providing undergraduates, Juniors and Seniors, with a strong interest in a career in biological research

Pennsylvania State University is providing a summer program to undergraduate students to conduct full time research under the mentorship of faculty members in the College of Health and Human Development, the College of Agricultural Sciences, and the Eberly College of Science.

University of California at Berkeley, will be providing students with preparation to become research scholars this summer .

Miami University at Oxford, summer internship opportunity for undergraduate students to conduct research projects within a team of other students and faculty.

Princeton University will hold summer institute to help students prepare for graduate study in Public and international affairs.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology will hold summer institute for students interested in graduate study in Engineering and Science.

Essence of the Arts Talent ShowcaseAuditions will be held on March 5, in Tucker Hall room 200. Please pick up an application from the office of student activities. For more information, please contact Shirley Pierre at 656-8768 or Sandy Jean Philippe at 224-0745.

SUS Summer Orientation ProgramApplications are now available for the 2002 Special Summer Program. Deadline is March 15. Applicants must be a first time graduate student. The program will run for summer terms A, B, and C. For more information, contact Phyllis Green at or 599-3315.

FAMU Honors ProgramThe Annual Bernard D. Hendricks undergraduate honors conference will be held on March 27-28. Students from all majors are invited to present papers and to listen to presenters. Activities will be held in the Embassy Room from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on both days. For more information, contact the Honors Program or Dr. Ivy Mitchell at 599-3540.

Honors ConvocationFAMU will recognize those outstanding Honors students at this university who have a G.P.A. of 3.0 and above on March 26 at 10:10 a.m. For those students who think that they may qualify, see your Dean’s office or Ms. Coffee in the Honors Program office at 599-3540.

Adopt-A-GrandparentThe FAMU Chapter of Adopt-A-Grandparent will be holding their last interest meeting of the semester at 7 p.m. on March 26 in Jackson Davis room 305. For more information, contact Rashonda Rosier at 385-0382 or Nicole Symmonds at 350-0320 or email them at

Default Management Fair Poster ContestThe office of Student Financial Aid will be sponsoring a poster contest to help get the word out about “Starting off on the Right foot” with the importance of the repayment of student loans. Deadline for entries is March 19 at 12 p.m. Applicants can bring their posters and contact information to Ann Floyd in the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Award Winning Journey MagazineAt this year Southeast Journalism Conference competition, FAMU Journey Magazine won six awards. If you are interested in being apart of this award winning team, please email

Credit and Debit SeminarThere will be a seminar to educate students on how to develop a strategy to manage their own resources, use credit to develop a strong credit history, and the effects of debit on credit reports and credit worthiness. The seminar will be held in the Senate chambers at 7 p.m. on March 5. For more information, contact Tamiqua Bell at 297-1707.

Allure Modeling TroupeFashionable and dependable Ladies and Gentlemen, with experience in promotions, marketing, and financing, Allure Modeling Troupe is looking for you! Positions as promotions manager, marketing director, and financial advisor for the administrative staff are available. For more information, contact Niiamar Felder at 915-5305.

Helping Hands Mentoring ProgramIf you are interested in mentoring or tutoring students from local neighborhood schools, then Helping Hands for Young Scholar Mentoring Program is for you! For more information, contact Cassandra Theramene at 576-1736 or 443-4562.

Habitat for Humanity MeetingFAMU’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity will hold a general body meeting on March 7 at 8 p.m. in room 200 Tucker Hall. For more information, contact Giovani Lalannne at

Images Modeling Troupe ReunionFAMU Images Modeling Troupe is seeking all IMAGES models, from 1985 to present, for participation in the Fashion Show Reunion on April14. All current and former members are asked to contact Donald Beckwith at 561-2316 or email for more details about this event.

Extended/evening ChildcareStudents who receives a Pell Grant or if you are a member of FAMU Faculty, staff, or the FAMU community, you may be eligible for evening, weekend or odd hour childcare at New Beginnings Educational Research Center for Child Development. For more information, contact Reva Myers or Carla Adams at 599-3267.Spring Lecture SeriesThe school of General Studies’ Freshman Year Experience Program is sponsoring its Second Annual Spring Lecture Series on Tuesday, March 5 at 11 a.m., in the Perry Paige Auditorium. The speaker for this occasion will be Mr. Reginald C. James, Associate Dean, in the school of General Studies. All freshman students are cordially invited and all students in the School of General Studies are encouraged to attend. Contact Ms. Michelle Jones at 561-2600.

“The Jewel of the Nile”The Florida A&M University chapter of Progressive Black Men, Inc. presents “The Jewel of the Nile.” This week long event starts Monday, March 4-7. Events include the Ms. Emerald & Black Pageant, Male Forum, Emerald Enchantment (ladies only), and Emerald Ecstacy at the Cow Haus.

Beta Nu LiveThe Beta Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is searching for talented singers, rappers, and dancers for the Beta Nu Live talent showcase in the grand ballroom, April 2. Contact Joe Womack III at 942-4528 for more information.

The Association for Women in CommunicationsWomen in Communications meet every Sunday at 5p.m. Members network and shadow professionals on the job and promote local seminars and workshops. For more information contact Grace M. Ugalde, president, at 942-7490.

FFEA MeetingWednesday March 6, 2002 at 4:30 in room 103 GEC-B. For more information email famu_educators @

Compiled by Chanel Myers