FAMU Announcements

The Lovely Ladies of the Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., is having a book drive benefiting soldiers in Iraq and local after school programs. You may drop off your gently used books at our donation boxes in the lobby of Coleman Library from March 1 to March 31. For more information contact Alesha Carter at carteralesha@yahoo.com.

SGA’s departments of Academic Affairs and Student Welfare has teacher and student complaint forms available in Student Government on the second floor of the student union building.

The Beta Upsilon Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Classy Gentlemen; Sigma Rhomeo Fraternity Inc. will be hosting the Rhomeo “Junk” Drive from March 20-24. Donate your gently used clothing and apparel to help the homeless shelter and home for wayward kids. For more information contact Tashomby Chambers at Tashomby@comcast.net

We do the research. You apply for the money. Come check out SGA’s scholarship book and see which one suits you. We are located on the second floor of the student union building. For more information, contact Ashleigh Bolar at DSWSGA@yahoo.com.

SGA’s Department of Communication is looking for members for its task force. Applications are available in SGA. Volunteer hours will be given. For more information contact Alexia Robinson by e-mail at sgalistens@yahoo.com.

The University of California Berkeley’s School of Optometry is coming to FAMU. If you are interested in optometry as a career, or just want to know more about it, you are invited to join us. Pizza and Drinks will be served. For more information contact Linda Knight at (850) 599-3505 in the school of graduate studies. Linda Knight can also be reached at Linda.knight @famu.edu.

The LeMoyne Art Education offers year-round art courses, after school programs and special workshops to sharpen your artistic skills and to expand your horizons. Classes begin the week of March 27. To register call (850) 222-7622.

SBI Info online is looking for passionate SBI students ready to help revolutionize the School of Business and Industry. To join the team, send an e-mail to infor@sbiinfonline.com.

The FAMU String Orchestra will has rehearsal on Mondays at 3 p.m. and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Rehearsals will be in the FAMU band room. Interested players of any level are welcome to attend. Please arrive 15 minutes early if you need to borrow an instrument. For more information contact Dr. Shelby Chipman at (850) 599-8165.

Yearbook picture days will be March 27-April 7. Pictures will be taken in the Embassy room from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. For more information contact Dereice McKenzie at (850) 443-9325 or (850) 412-5413. The yearbook’s e-mail address is famu_yearbook@hotmail.com.

The GE Administration is now accepting applications for sophomore class cabinet. Applications can be picked up and dropped off in the Office of Student Union and Activities. Completed applications are due March 24. For more information contact Janelle Mosley at (919) 656-2169 or e-mail janelle1.mosley@famu.edu.

The traditional Upward Bound program is currently seeking male applicants for the 6 week summer program. Applicants must have a desire to promote continuing education to high school students. For further information please contact Lagina Smith at (850) 412-7110.

Resident Assistants are needed for the 2006-2007 school year. Sign-ups are at McGuinn and Phase III. Interviews will be held March 30th at Phase III. For more information contact Frank McDonald at (850)599-8804 or Marcia Wright at (850) 599-3748.

The 25th Anniversary of “Black Psychology Theme Week” will be held March 27-April 1. For more information on the sessions and banquet call (850) 599-3014.