FAMU Announcements

Calling all student who are interested in making a difference during this upcoming election season, as well as with various issue concerning our campus right now. This is your chance to volunteer and gain firsthand experience with leading organizations around the country. If interested please contact Corliss M. Allen, FAMU’s student coordinator, for more details at onevoice1887@aim.com or call (954) 296-2980.

The Miami Club is having a clothing/food drive from April 14-18 at 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. in McGuinn Hall. Please come out and support the Miami Club. For more information, contact Tamia Nicolas at albertltami99@yahoo.com.

The SBI Info Online team invites all SBI students to check out the Web site that has been gaining national attention from alumni: SBInfonline.com. SBI Info will have an interest meeting this today for all students interested in helping the efforts. For more information, contact the SBI Info team at ino@sbinfonline.com

The FAMU String Orchestra has rehearsal 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 Shelby Chipman at (850) 599-8165. Anyone with poetry aspirations or creative expressions is invited to join the DC METRO club’s Love Jones/Slam Poetry Night. For more information, contact Marques Bivins at (240) 441-4994 or e-mail marques_bivins@yahoo.com or Afton Napper at (202) 361-7197 or e-mail aftonn84@hotmail.com.

The traditional Upward Bound Program is hiring resident assistants. Applicants must have a passion for furthering the principles of higher education. Please apply online at www.famutrio.famu.edu to fill lout the pre-employment form. Male applicants are primarily needed. For further information, contact Lagina Smith at (850) 412-7110.

The Thomas DeSaille Tucker Leadership Institute is collecting books for a remodeling project on April 22. Books may be turned in to the Department of Academic Affairs office in SGA. If you would like to donate new and/or used books for elementary to middle school aged children please contact Antoinette L. Abington at AntoinetteAC@hotmail.com

The Green Pages is looking for student entrepreneurs for a revolutionary way of marketing and advertising your small business in Tallahassee. We invite you to experience the Green Pages, a directory of student entrepreneurs, coming fall 2006. For more information, contact Jon Taylor or Mitch Brooks at thegreenpgs@yahoo.com

SGA’s Department of Academic Affairs would like to inform all students that open enrollment for the Summer Terms has begun. Graduation applications for summer session A and C were due March 21 and Summer Term B applications are due June 28. Summer tuition and fees are due May 19.  Early Fall Registration begins April 18 by appointment only. For more information, please contact your academic advisement office. The Freshman Class Cabinet will be participating in various community service projects throughout the month of April. For more information, contact Eric Wright at (813) 215-0671 or e-mail eric1.wright@famu.edu.

The FAMU McNair Program is currently accepting applications for the 2005-2006 school year. The program offers participants the opportunity to participate in a 10-week summer research internship and to earn a $2,800 stipend. If you plan to attend graduate school and need research experience, then this program is for you. Contact 599-3766 or 599-8401 for additional information.

The Lovely Ladies of the Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will be hosting a book bag drive to benefit elementary and high school students of Tallahassee for the 2006-2007 school year. Please drop off your gently used or new book bags in the designated pink boxes at Coleman Library, GC and Tucker Hall. For more information, contact Marian Patterson at mariaspatterson@aol.com.

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars Week occurs during the week of April 10. They will have a game night in the Rattler’s Den from 7-9:30 p.m. on Thursday. They will also be on the Set on Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.