FAMU Announcments

Orchesis Contemporary Dance Theatre will be presenting “Tradition.” The free concert will be held in Lee Hall at 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Dr. G. Sherrod at (850) 599-8678.

The Department of Campus Recreation and Outdoor Adventures is planning a trip to the annual Rattlesnake Round-up in Whigham, Ga. on January 28th. The cost of the trip is $20. For more information contact Harvey Hagins in Campus Recreation at (850) 599-3785.

Cool out in the cold with “Rattlers on the Slopes” February 3 in Gatlinburg, Tenn. The cost of this adventure is $165. All sales will be final Monday, January 23rd at 5 p.m. Contact Harvey Hagins for more information at (850) 599-3785.

The brothers of Iota Phi Theta will be hosting study sessions the entire spring semester in the library starting at 9:00 p.m. For more information pleace contact Robert Gaines at (407) 227-9517 or e-mail gammachi@iotaphitheta. org.

Esteem Music Group is seeking students who have a desire to pursue a career in the music industry. For more information contact Mr. Foster at (818) 426-1174 or Mr. James at 591-0408 or email esteemmusicgroup@yahoo.com

Literacy Volunteers of Leon County will sponsor a tutor training workshop for people who would like to assist speakers of other languages with their conversational English skills. Workshops will be held Thursday, Feb. 2 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10-5 p.m. at the Leroy Collins Leon County Public Library. For more information or to register contact Rhonda Cooper or Sarah Skowronski at 606-2644.

In an effort to reach out to FAMU, the Alpha Xi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. will purchase groceries for selected students during the next four weeks. Three students will be chosen based on their financial need. The program will run through February 11. To register, send a one-paragraph e-mail to axipolemarch@yahoo.com.

The Beta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. is offering a $250 book scholarship to freshmen with at least a 3.3 GPA. Interested students must write an essay on the impact of an HBCU on college life. Submit essays to P.O. Box 70541. The deadline will be February 10th. For more information contact Michael Swift at (901) 488-7889 or visit www.betanu.org.

The FAMU section of the National Council of Negro Women is sponsoring Black on Black Rhyme Poetry Night at Mt. Zion Calypso Café. The show will feature Back Talk Poetry Troupe and Open Mic. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Everyone is free before 9 p.m. with a Black on Black Rhyme T-shirt and ladies are $3 before 9 p.m. For more information call (850) 459-7399 or visit www.blackonblackrhyme.com.