Campus Notes

Homecoming Theme

The Student Union is holding an contest for anyone who can come up with the 2002 Homecoming Theme. The winner will receive $150. Contest deadline is April 2. Submit all entries to the Student Union Office. For more information, please call 599-3400.

Senior Class Cabinet Applications

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

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. Featured guest include senior black executives from JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, etc. For more information and to RSVP, contact Alicia Board at 264-1115 or

Graduate Student Association Elections

There will be mandatory meetings for all those interested in running for a position in GSA, on March 26 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Science Research building, room 214. For more information, contact Nashay Pendleton at 599-3315 email at or

Debt Management Fair

In order to decrease the percentage of FAMU graduates that default on their student loans, the office of Student Financial aid will be sponsoring a forum on April 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Grand Ball room. The theme for this year will be “Starting off on the right foot.” For more information, contact Ann Floyd at 599-3730.

Financial Aid Exit interviews

For graduating Seniors who have borrowed federal funds to finance their education, the exit interviews will be conducted on March 27 and 28 , from 5-7 p.m., in the Student Financial Services Lobby, and April 8 and 10, from 12:30-3 p.m., in the Embassy Room. For more information, contact Ann Floyd at 599-3730.

“Wish List” Scholarship

The Beta Alpha chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. present the “Wish List” scholarship. Interested students should submit an essay on “How winning the scholarship money can be used to help in my academic pursuit.” Deadline is March 31. The winner will receive $150 scholarship. For more information, contact Natasha Martin at 309-1212.

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 is hosting an Old Fashion Game Day Thursday on the set from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. SAVA is asking all student organizations to participate 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.

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.

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.

Student Volunteers needed 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.

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 11:30 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. DJ J-Will of 90.5 will be spinning the turn tables from 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $3. For more information, contact Sandy Jean Philippe at 224-0745 or Sherley Pierre at 656-8768.

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.

“The Production”

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

Fine Arts Expo

The Senior Class and Union Board of Advisors will host a Fine Arts Expo Wednesday in the Foster Tanner Fine Arts West, room 107. This event will include art display, poetry, and jazz. Refreshments will be served.