Campus Notes


The 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

Helping Hands Mentoring Program

If 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.

Images Modeling Troupe Reunion

FAMU Images Modeling Troupe is seeking all IMAGES models, from 1985 to present, for participation in the Fashion Show Reunion on April 14. All current and former members are asked to contact Donald Beckwith at 561-2316 or email for more details about this event.

Summer Graduation Application deadline

Deadline to submit graduation applications is April 19. For all History and Political Science majors, applications must be turned in to Erma Ellis in room 412 Tucker Hall. For more information, contact Gary Paul at 599-3447.

Association for Women in Communications

Women in communications meet every Sunday at 5 p.m. Members network with professionals, shadow professionals on the job and promote local seminars and workshops. For more information and location, contact Grace Ugalde at 942-7490 or email at

Beta Nu Live Talent showcase

The Beta Nu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. is looking for talented singers, rappers, and dancers for Beta Nu Live which will be held on April 2 in the Grand Ball room. For more information, contact Joe Womack at 942-4528.

Old Fashion Game Day

The Student Alliance Volunteer Association(SAVA)will be hosting an Old Fashion Game Day on March 28 on the set from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. SAVA is asking all student organizations to partcipate by hosting a specific game such as hopscotch, twister, foursquare, etc. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Lynette Paul at 599-3400.


The FAMU chapter of Adopt-A-Grandparent is extending their deadline for their Essay contest. The new deadline is March 22 at 4 p.m. Information and applications can be picked up from the office of Student activities or the Center for Equity and Cultural Diveristy. The prize is $150. For more information, contact Rashonda Rosier at 385-0382 or Nicole Symmonds at 350-0320 or email them at

Westside Student Alliance

Students from Arizona, Alaska, Nevada, Oregon, New Mexico, California, Colorado and Washington, the Westside Student Alliance is looking for new members. If you are interested, please call 222-0754 or email for more information.


The FAMU chapter of NAACP will hold an STD/HIV awareness walk from the Leon County Civic Center to the FAMU Intramual field on March 23 from 8 a.m. -noon. There will be lots of food and special presentations from Delta Sigma Theta, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sororities, and Phi Beta Sigma and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternities. For more information, contact Marie St. Louis at 322-7858 or Glenique Seabrooks at 915-5689.

Student Volunteers in SGA

The Student Government Association presents “Be out Day” on April 6. Volunteers are needed to assist in various capacities. We will also need volunteers for “Apollo on the Hill”, a talent show on April 5 . Students interested should sign up the SGA. For more information, contact Natalie Bryant at 671-4981 or Marcus Sandifer at 523-2978.

“The Production”

The Essence Dance Theater presents “The Production” on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact Nikki Foster at 222-3620.

Law Review SubmissionsThe FAMU chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law fraternity is looking for law review submissions for publication. The topic is “Law in the new millennium: various topics in the Law.” All publications are due by March 29. For more information, contact Robyne Gordon at 228-2151.

Student National Medical Association Minority Association of Pre-Health StudentsThe FAMU chapter of the SNMA-MAPS will be hosting a Physician’s Car wash on March 23 at the Shell gas station on the Apalachee and Lafeyette from 10 a.m. -2 p.m. For more information, contact Sheila Chefrere at 577-1426 or email her at

Model United Nations Conference

The office of International Programs and the Model United Nations association wil be sponsoring a Model United Nations conference and exposition in conjunction with International Awareness week. This conference is a one day event, April 12, from 11 a.m. -5 p.m., is open to all faculty, students and members of the community. If you are interested becoming a delegate to the conference, applications are available until April 10. For more information, contact Candace Kennedy at or Freda Coleman at

MCAT and GRE changes workshop

Kaplan Test prep are hosting free seminars on Medical school admissions and MCAT changes as well as the GRE for Graduate school applicants. The seminar will be held on March 27 at 4 p.m. at the Kaplan Educational Center located at 675-1 W. Jefferson St. This is an free event and is open to the public, but space is limited. To register and guarantee admission, call 1-800-KAP-TEST.

White and Gold Honor SocietyThere will be a general member body meeting in preparation for the Spring Induction on March 23. The meeting will be held on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. in room 103 Dyson Pharmacy building. For more information, contact Shavonne Posey at 350-0481 or Kamron Barton at 321-3528.

Senior Class Cabinet ApplicationsApplications for the 2002-2003 UNITY Administration are available in the Office of Student Activities. Please return completed applications to Student Activites by 5 p.m. on March 29. For more information, contact Natalie Bryant at 671-4981.

Essence of the Arts Talent showcase

Tickets for the showcase will be on sale at the ticket booth in front of the old Cafeteria until the day of the event on April 1, starting at 112:30 a.m. The talent show will feature FAMU students expressing their talents through dance, poetry, singing, and rap. Free food and prizes will be given. Tickets are $3. For more information, contact Sandy Jean Philippe at 224-0745 or Sherley Pierre at 656-8768.

The C.F.O.What’s it like to be black on Wall Street? Is it possible to break the glass ceiling? Please join the C.F.O. for its Black Empowerment Symposium on April 10 at 5:30 p.m. For more information and to RSVP, contact Alicia Board at 264-1115 or

“Know your rights” seminarThe Hatchett Pre-Law Society, and the Judicial Branch SGA presents “know your rights” seminar today from 6-8 p.m. in Perry Paige auditorium. For more information, contact Jamila Abston at 422-0183.

Linkages 2002

Graduate Student Association of FAMU and the FSU Black Graduate Student Association presenst Linkages 2002: Developing Tomorrow’s Professionals on March 23 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at FSU Turnbull Center. This symposium will give undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to present papers and discuss relevent topics. For more information, contact Kamu Oginga Siwatu at 488-0093 ext. 345 or email at

FAMU’s Fittest

Come out and see some of FAMU’s most fit and muscular at the 5th annual Ms. FAMU fitness pageant and Mr. FAMU bodybuilding contest Today in Lee Hall. Guest posers includes Angela Glenn and Marcus Hailey. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event start at 6 p.m. Admission is free for FAMU students with Rattler card and $2 for non-students. For more information, contact the Campus Fitness Center at 599-3785.

Campus Ministry Center

Campus ministry invites you to worship with them on Sundays at 10 a.m. Bring your praises, and salvations are already provided. The Campus Ministry Center is located at 2001 Broad St. The corner of Young and Broad Streets, one block left of the FAMU Architecture building on MLK Blvd. For more information, please call 425-8307 or visit our website at

Compiled by Chanel Myers