The “5 Days 4 Hours 3 HBCU’s” fundraising blitz to support HBCU’s affected by hurricane Katrina will be held Oct. 11-14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Money collected will be donated to the Tom Joyner Relief Fund. For more information contact Kristin Taylor at Taykris@ameritech.net

The FAMU Essential Theatre presents “Buried Child” by Sam Shepard at 8 p.m. from Oct. 12-14th and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 15-16th in Charles Winter Wood Theatre. For more information contact the Essential Theatre Box Office at 561-2425. The administration, faculty, and staff of the School of General Studies cordially invite all School of General Studies students who have earned a minimum of 26 credit hours and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better are invited to the change of major fair on Oct. 13th from 10 -4 p.m. and Oct. 14th from 8:30-2 p.m. For more information contact the School of General Studies at 561-2600.

The Associated General Contractors of America will hold general body meetings every Friday at 10 a.m. in the Benjamin Banneker Tech Building Room 207. All interested students in related majors are welcome to attend. For more information contact Phil at (561) 703-3761.

For anyone interested, there will be a group of FAMU students going skydiving on October 15th in Quincy. For more information contact Brian Perry at BPerry9006@aol.com or you can go under “Brian Perry’s Parties” on The Facebook.

There will be a book signing and release party for the new book Something Inside So Strong by Dr. Sharon Ames-Dennard on Saturday, Oct. 15th at 4 p.m. at Amen-Ra’s Bookshop & Gallery on 812 South Macomb Street. For more information contact Amen-Ra’s at 681-2023.

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. presents the 2005 Mr. AKA Pageant, “The Men Behind the Scenes” Saturday, Oct. 16th at 7 p.m. in the Perry Paige Auditorium. For more information contact Marrika Martin at lilmoshine_2001@yahoo.com

The ladies of the Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. present Urban Expresso on Oct. 16th from 7-9 p.m. in the Palmetto Phase III Recreation Room. Join us for a night of poetry, music, song, and dance. If you are interested in performing at this artistic event please contact Taccira Avery at 766-6809.Big Bend Cares will be holding its 15th annual AIDS Walk community fundraiser on Oct. 16th. Registration will begin at 2 p.m., and the walk will start at 3 p.m. The walk is an open invitation to all residents and guests of th Big Bend area. Individuals and groups are urged to attend. There is a $10 registration fee. For more information contact Melissa Walton at 656-2437 ext. 225.The 2005 all university convocation will be held Friday, Oct. 21st at 11:15 a.m. in Gaither Gymnasium. Daryl Parks, Esq., will be the featured speaker. Classes will be suspended from 11:15 a.m. until 12:05 p.m. For more information please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 599-3861.

The National Public Relations Student Society of America conference will be held in Miami Oct. 21-25 and will feature public relations professionals. Please contact any member of PRSSA if you would like to go. For more information contact Royce Wynn at Royce117@aol.com

The Student Government Association is now looking to fill the position of Attorney General. Applications are available in the lobby of SGA. They are due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 28th. For more information contact SGA at 599-2624.

Journey Magazine is looking for students who have heard of or listen to “Livewire,” the WANM 90.5 electronica show from 1-3 a.m. on Saturday nights. Please contact Tara Pixley at 591-6035.

The Tallahassee & African Sister Cities Coalition in collaboration with the Office of International Education & Development at FAMU invites you to participate in a 7-week community service field project in Tanzania, East Africa. This is for students and professionals. Applications are available in room 409 and 411 Tucker Hall. For more information contact Dr. Willie L. Butler at 561-2059 or email Willie.Butler@famu.edu.