FAMU Announcements

The Office of Graduate Studies & Research presents the 2004 Graduate Feeder Conference Oct. 6 to Oct. 8 in the Grand Ballroom. Several seminars will be held Oct. 7 and on Oct. 8 there will be the Graduate Recruitment Fair. For more information, contact Linda Knight at 599-3505 or linda.knight@famu.edu.

The Homecoming Volunteers will have a meeting Oct. 9 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Embassy Room. Contact Travis Williams at 443-3769 or homecomingtalentshow2k4@yahoo.com. to schedule an audition or for more information.

Economic Development Advisory Board applications are available in the student government offices. This task force will work directly with the Department of Economic Development in SGA. For more information, call Adrian Jordan at 599-3624.

Do you have problems, suggestions or concerns? The Department of Student Welfare has issue forms for students to fill out in SGA. Please take a form and turn it into the Secretary or Deputy Secretary of Student Welfare boxes. For more information, contact Kimberly Peck at 264-1067 or peck_kimberly@msn.com.

Fox News Channel has launched a $20,000 nationwide contest for undergraduate broadcast journalism students. Juniors and seniors majoring in broadcast journalism are invited to compete. Enter online at www.foxnews.com/collegechallenge no later than Oct. 15. All tape entries must be postmarked by Dec 31.

The 34th Student Senate is looking for volunteers for the Fall 2004 Audit. Applications, which are available in SGA are due Oct. 8. Contact sophomore Sen. Alex Harris at 599-3624 or 228-0999.

Early Academic Advisement for Spring 2005 will be held from now until Nov. 30 in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences and Benjamin Banneker Tech A building. Please call or email your academic advisor to make an appointment. Contact Ms. Jones at 412-7362 or msjones@cis.famu.edu.

FAMU is offering the $2,500 Arthur Thompson scholarship to two students who are residents of the Big Bend area, meet the requirements for the State University System of Florida and demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Pick up applications in Lee Hall Room 103. Applications must be submitted by Oct. 11. Contact Johnitta Richards at 599-3413 for more information.

The S&R Administration is looking for graduate students to be a part of the cabinet and to making the graduate class the best class. For more information e-mail famugraduateclass@yahoo.com.

The Campus Recreation Freedom Walkers want you to join them as they take steps toward better health Monday-Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. on FAMU’s track. For more information, contact Kristin or Cathy at 599-3785 or campusreckristin@yahoo.com.

Students interested in attending the Graduate Feeder Reception on Oct. 5 should pick up an invitation from Sept. 27 through Oct. 5. For more information, contact Y’Desha Alsup at 599-3400 or 599-3624.

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is providing a book scholarship “W.E.B. Du Bois Talented Ten, Molding and Shaping the Future for African Americans.” Applications are available in the Office of Student Activities. Applications must be turned in at Foote Hilyer Health Administration in the Pharmacy section to Ms. Ross. Deadline is Oct. 13. For more information, contact Marie Triche at triche_m@hotmail.com.

The Alpha Eta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. is currently accepting donations of clothing and non-perishable items for its annual Sleep-out for the Homeless on Oct. 8. For more information or to donate, contact Serge Beaubrun at 383-5583.

The National Council of Negro Women is compiling “FAMU Black Pages”, a business directory, and is looking for student-owned businesses. To submit information, contact Jessica Fields at 321-1799 or jafields1984@hotmail.com.

If you are looking for experience in TV Broadcasting and have time on your hands for learning, training, and experience we are looking for you. The Community Eye, TV show and Time Out 4 Sports show are looking for writers, P.R. students, editors, reporters, graphic design and more. For more information contact Robyn K. Mizelle at RKMiz05@yahoo.com.

Journey magazine will not be accepting any more model applications.

Journey magazine is looking for an online editor for the 2004-05 school year. For information, contact Russell Nichols at journey_editor@yahoo.com.

Double Dose Thursdays (Bible study and a meal( will be held every Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Office of New Student Orientation. For more information, contact Marisa Montgomery at 222-3092 or mrm7383@yahoo.com.

Anyone interested in becoming a part of the SGA Department of Student Lobbying, there are applications in SGA on the second floor of the Student Union Building. All applications are due Friday, Oct. 8. For more information, contact Ruben Nelson at 561-2761 or e-mail ruben1.nelson@famu.edu.

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Diversity in Graduate Studies Visitation Program will cover meals, lodging and up to $350 in transportation during a one- or two-day campus visit between now and Dec. 15. Students who will begin graduate studies in fall 2005 should attend this program. For more information, contact Linda Knight at 599-3505 or linda.knight@famu.edu.