FAMU Announcements

The Electoral Commission is accepting volunteer applications for the spring campus elections. Interested applicants must have a 2.5 GPA. Applications are due Friday. For more information, contact John Polk at 599-3400.

The FAMU Chapter of the NAACP is pushing for improvement at FAMU through the Campus Improvement Initiative until Friday. The CII is a study of the problems that affect the student body, the results of which will be analyzed and presented to University officials in an effort to effectuate positive change. For more information, please contact Kenneth E. Milstead at 576-5183 or e-mail KenMilstead@hotmail.com.

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. presents the Coretta Scott King Scholarship award. Potential applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be prepared to write a brief account on the importance of political awareness and how they have made an impact. Applications are due Friday. For more information, contact Crystal Connaly at 224-1908 or e-mail crystal-connally@hotmail.com.The Center for Equity and Cultural Diversity is requesting that all FAMU alumni, faculty and staff who are published authors contact their office in anticipation of a book signing fair. If you are interested, contact Buenita Lee at 599-3930.

All A&S budgets were due Friday, Feb. 6. In order to get funding for fall 2004/ spring 2005, a budget must be submitted and an interview should be scheduled. Please submit budgets as soon as possible.

The Alpha Xi Chapter of Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Inc. will be holding their 15th Annual Rose, entitled “Paradise of Roses” Saturday at the Golf Club at Summerbrooke from 8 p.m. – midnight. Tickets are now on sale for $20 for singles and $35 per couple. The attire is semiformal, formal or professional dress. For more information, please contact Leanne at 915-4797.

The Touch Me, Tease Me Valentine’s Day Social will be held Saturday at Clydes and Costello’s at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are on sale now. Please contact Travis A. Williams at 443-3769 or twilliams26@hotmail.com.

The FAMU Section of the National Council of Negro Women will host a Hip-Hop Era Talent Showcase. Applications for contestants are available in Student Activities and must be turned by Friday, Feb. 20. For more information, e-mail hip_hopshowcase@hotmail.com.

The College Level Academic Skills Test (CLAST) will be administered on Saturday, Feb. 21. Please stop by the CLAST office in 201 GEC-A to secure your admittance cards. For further information, call 599-3259.

Applications for the Delores A. Suzenne Fellowship can be picked up in Suite 400 Tucker Hall. The deadline is Monday, March 1. For more information, contact Stacey Reese at 599-3505 or e-mail Stacey.reese@famu.edu.

The Campus Recreation 60-day body makeover begins Thursday and will run through Sunday, April 4. Sign up now at the FAMU Fitness Center. For more information, contact Lim or Phil at 599-3785.

The FAMU Section of the National Council of Negro Women is accepting donations for Oprah’s Angel Network. For more information, contact Stacey Kotei at 656-1359 or Kedra Lamar at 222-0552.