FAMU Announcements

This is the last issue of the The Famuan until Jan. 10. See you in the spring!

The Yearbook staff will hold Picture Day through Thursday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in the William H. Gray Center. Caps and gowns will be provided for all seniors graduating this semester. For more information contact the yearbook office at 599-3098 or 599-8607 or e-mail famu_yearbook@hotmail.com.

The Peer Counselors’ Organization, designed to counsel college students on a variety of problems is seeking new members for the spring semester. Being a member of this organization will provide students with an early opportunity to practice counseling skills and intern. Contact James Simmons at Sunshine Manor or call 850-599-3145.

The FAMU chapter of Golden Key International Honor Society is giving away an LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, or GRE classroom course. Contact Nia Catchings for additional information or to buy tickets at famugoldenkey@yahoo.com.

Epsilon Pi Tau Honorary Technological Fraternity is sponsoring a blanket drive for the homeless. Please bring your gently used or new blankets to Tech B Room 017. Contact Crystal Mitchell at 222-7756 or cm_mitchell21@hotmail.com.

The FAMU Baptist Collegiate Ministries has several ongoing activities: Monday – Women’s Ministry at 5:30 p.m, Tuesday – Bible study at 6 p.m. and Men’s Ministry at 7:30, Wednesday – Evangelism at 5 p.m., Thursday – Faculty Bible Study at 1 p.m. and Friday – Outreach from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Highway Paintings: the Collectors’ Perspective is an exhibit displaying 23 pieces of art created by a group of black artists in the Museum of Florida History on South Bronough Street through Jan. 9 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Contact Erik Robinson at 245-6400 for more information.

The Honors Program will have tutors available every day to help FAMU students. Subjects for each day are: Math on Monday, Science on Tuesday, English on Wednesday, History on Thursday, and Foreign Language on Friday.

If you are interested in attending self-defense courses, please e-mail Kimberly Peck at peck_kimberly@msn.com or call 599-3624. Classes are free and open to faculty, staff and students.

The Sophomore Class Cabinet has a comment box located in the office of student activities. Contact Melynie at xylophone_03@yahoo.com for more information.

The Sophomore Class community affairs committee has community service projects available. Contact Deidre Davis at 321-356-6447 or Jamila Ealey at 720-217-4246.

“SGA Talks” hosted by Young Dirty airs every Wednesday from 12:30 – 1 p.m. on WANM 90.5. Contact WANM at 599-3083 or the flavastation@hotmail.com for more information.

Camp Adventure is looking for students interested in traveling abroad and working with children. Contact Tia Smith at famu@campadventure.com or 561-2989.

The Emerging Leaders Series will meet every Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Student Activities Office for all freshmen and sophomores. For more information, contact the Office of Student Union and Activities at 599-3400.

History and Political Science T-shirts are available until the end of the semester. Stop by Tucker Hall room 411 for more details.

The School of Journalism and Graphic Communication needs volunteers for the month-long Black History Month Festival in February. Contact Alexia R. Robinson at 599-3159 or e-mail blackhistorymonthfestival@yahoo.com for more information.

The One FAMU Association is currently looking for individuals to fulfill a variety of leadership positions within the organization. For more information, please contact Bethany Jones at 850-915-4600 or e-mail at OFA1887@yahoo.com.

The FAMU Recruitment Call Center is looking for students to fill staff positions to help with recruitment calls, administrative and clerical work. For more information, contact Whitney Baldwin at 915-4914 or famucallcenter@yahoo.com. The One FAMU Association is currently looking for individuals with experience in the grant writing process to join a grant writing team. For more information, please contact Bethany Jones at 915-4600 or e-mail at OFA1887@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. Contact Kristin or Cathy at 599-3785 or campusreckristin@yahoo.com.

NCNW is compiling “FAMU Black Pages,” a business directory, and is looking for student-owned businesses. Contact Jessica Fields at 321-1799 or e-mail jafields1984@hotmail.com.

Journey magazine is looking for an online editor for the 2004-05 school year. If you know how to create and design web pages and will be available to update the Web site, 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. Contact Marisa Montgomery at 222-3092.

Join the FAMU section of the National Council of Negro Women in the Soup’r Bowl, a Thanksgiving canned soup drive. Drop off any cans or soup (or food) to boxes located around campus or in the Student Activities Office. Proceeds will go to needy families around the community.

Applications are available for the All-Campus Academic Concerns Council in SGA. The ACACC is seeking representatives from all of the colleges and schools. For more information, please contact Paula Hill at 599-3624 or Paula1.Hill@famu.edu.

Initiating L.O.V.E. is holding a Holiday Clothing Drive benefiting the Refuge House. L.O.V.E. boxes are located in Truth and McGuinn lobbies. For more information, contact Alesha Carter at 224-1916.

Tune in to hear “In the Know,” Tallahassee’s news and public affairs show addressing campus and community issues. Please contact host Darius Graham at 599-8447 or theflavastation@hotmail.com for more information.

The University Honors Program is hosting the “Honors Market.” Stop by the University Honors House and purchase low cost snacks today.

The One FAMU Association is currently in search of unbiased and impartial students seeking to conduct and independent audit of elected Student Government officials. For more information, please contact Damita Davis 443-1681.

The Biology Department is hosting a Penny Drive to raise money to purchase blankets that will be donated to various Senior Citizen Organizations in Tallahassee. All Biology students are needed for volunteer hours to help make this project a success.

The NSF is sponsoring a visit NC State Day to give undergraduates an opportunity to find out more information on pursuing graduate degrees. For more information, please contact Linda Knight 850-599-3505.

The FAMU Fine Arts Club invites you to join them every Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Foster tanner Building Room 200 to see what they will be bringing to FAMU this year.

Early Academic Advisement for Spring 2005 is currently being held for those students in the School of General Studies. Please meet with your adviser as soon as possible in GEC-A room 104 to be cleared of your academic hold. For more information, contact your adviser at 561-2600.

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host a “Diversity in Graduate Studies” visitation program in Troy, N.J. until Dec. 15. For more information, contact Linda Knight at 599-3505 or linda.knight@famu.edu.