FAMU Announcements

The Rattler Boosters Club will host the Basketball Homecoming Jazz Social at Wilson’s Bar-B-Que Saturday from 7-9 p.m. For more information on the event, contact the Boosters Office at 224-6093.

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is seeking submissions of poems and/or song lyrics to be printed in an upcoming edition of “Urban Expresso to Go,” a leaflet of student artistic expression. All submissions can be email to Aaliyah Khatib at meredith_ak@hotmail.com.

The Golden Key Honor Society will be selling “Golden Keys” to support Relay For Life. To find out more information about how you can help with this cause contact Richlyn Neal at 915-5619.

The Honors Program is sponsoring a Black History Essay Contest entitled “How to uplift the black community in the 21st Century.” The contest will end Friday and the winners will be announced Feb. 25. First prize winners will receive $75 and second prize winners will receive $25. For more information, please contact Malcolm Glover at 599-3540.

The Florida A&M University’s Artists in Bloom Festival 2005 along with ICM Artist, LTD presents “Sweet Honey In the Rock” in concert. Tickets can be purchased at Settles Beauty & Barber Supply or in Tucker Hall Room 208. For more information, contact Valencia Matthews at 599-3430.

The Judicial Branch of SGA is looking for all expressionists to be a part of this year’s Expression Café. To participate or to find out more information about the event, contact Kendra Rich at Kendra_Rich271@yahoo.com.

The Rattler Yearbook staff is working on the upcoming edition of the yearbook. If you would like your club or organization to be in the 2004-2005 yearbooks, please contact the yearbook office at 599-3098.

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International has extended the due date for applicants interested in membership. Applications will be available in the Office of Student Activities, and are due Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the Office of Student Activities. For more information, contact Bridget Nance (703)618-4062.

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. will host a roundtable discussion on Toni Morrison’s “Sula.” The event will take place on Feb. 28 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Gray Gore Complex. For more information, please contact Erin Washington at emiwash@hotmail.com

The Sophomore and Freshman Classes will host the annual Cupids Ball Saturday from 8 – midnight in the Grand Ballroom. Admission is free. For more information, please contact Catherine Segar at Catherine.Segar@yahoo.com.

The 26th Annual Black History Program will be held at the Walker Ford Center on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Walker Ford Community Center at 2301 Pasco Street. The event is free to the public. For more information, contact Greg Grady at 891-3970.

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. invites all freshman women to attend Pearls of Wisdom. Dress is casual and refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Stephanie Brown at 496-2803.

Do you want to volunteer or intern on Ghana, West Africa this summer? Application deadlines are approaching soon. Please contact Tiffany at (347)432-8461 to receive further information.

Student Alliance Volunteer Association is having a leadership retreat to enrich students by providing valuable leadership skills. The event will be held Feb. 26 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Tom Brown Park. For more information, contact Donna Brown at 272-0896.

Student Alliance Volunteer Association is having a Youth Leadership Retreat and is in need of volunteers. All interested individuals as well as organizations that are interested in volunteering can contact SAVA at sava0919@hotmail.com.

Candidates running for any SGA positions should e-mail their platforms to thefamuaneditor@hotmail.com by 10 a.m. Wednesday. Late submissions will not be accepted. For more information, contact Alexia Robinson at 599-3159.