FAMU Announcements

The FAMU McNair Program is currently accepting applications for the 2005-2006 school year. If you plan to attend graduate school and need research experience, then this program is for you. The deadline for subimissions is Nov. 18.

Volunteer applications for Fall Elections are available in the Office of Student Union & Activities. For more information call the OSUA at (850) 599-3400 or contact Jamarri Sistrunk at 385-1139.

There are two senior senate vacancies. Applications must be picked up by today in the Senate Chambers, and are due by Friday, Sep. 23rd. For more information contact Tara Crawford at 339-0482 or email Shardeloft@aol.com

The Faculty & Staff Endowment Campaign has begun. Cash donations are appreciated and payroll deductions are encouraged. Donors have until Oct. 3rd to make pledges. For more information contact the Office of Development at 599-3491.

SGA is sponsoring phase one of “Operation: Southern Hospitality.” This week is designed to help FAMU students affected by Hurricane Katrina. For more information contact Alexia Robinson at 599-3624 or email ARRobinson01@y p.m. at yahoo.com

The Department of Economic Development of SGA is putting together a phone book for entrepreneurs in need of free advertising. If you would like to place a free ad, contact Amanda L. Trice at (414) 699-4876 or email econ_development@hotmail.com

The Student National Alumni Association is accepting applications for the 2005-2006 committee chairs. Applications can be picked up in the OSUA and are due Sept. 22. For more information contact Kimberly Black at k_black1@yahoo.com

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is sponsoring a scholarship in honor of 1953 FAMU graduate and tennis and golf great Althea Gibson. The $250 scholarship is open to a female student athlete who writes an essay on the importance of minority females in one or all of the sports recently cut. Applications should be picked up in the OSUA. For more information email Brittini Pitts at BrittiniPitts@aol.com.

The Office of Student Financial Aid is requesting all students who were awarded College Work Study to come by the office by Sept. 23 by 6 p.m. If you miss this deadline, your award will be cancelled. You may contact Cornelius Ann Floyd at 599-3730 for further information.