Welcome to the Center for Black Culture's Community Journal,
weekly announcement of events/programs/issues of interest to you.

October 6, 2008 Archived Journals

Announcements || Multicultural Programs || Employment/Internship Opportunities || Each One Reach One
CBC News || Upcoming Events || Student Organization News || Newsletter Submissions

CBC News/Information

Homecoming 2008!

Center for Black Culture and Black Alumni Association Annual Homecoming BBQ
Saturday, October 18th
3-6pm, Center for Black Culture
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Cultural Programming Advisory Board (CPAB) Homecoming Comedy Show
Saturday, October 18th
8pm, Mitchell Hall Auditorium
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CBC/Multicultural Programs

Comida Latina – Latin Food Festival
October 9
Dinner Only; All Campus Dining Halls

Food has historically been the bridge to connect people from various backgrounds.  With this year’s Latino Heritage Month theme focus on bridging all kinds of Latino ethnic groups, this festival boasts traditional dishes from several countries, including Argentina, Cuba, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Spain.  Come out and indulge in a world of flavorful food!

Latin American Studies offers series on Afro-Latin music
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Upcoming Events

Sonia Sanchez – A free public reading Monday, October 20th
5:00 – 6:30 p.m, 127 Memorial Hall
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Fiesta Latina
Friday, October 24th
8 pm - 12 am, Trabant MPR
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Volunteer Opportunity

Coaches vs Cancer 5k Run/ Walk
Saturday, November 1st
8am, UD Mini Stadium (behind football stadium)

Monte' and I would like to tell you about our first annual Coaches vs Cancer 5k Run Walk at the University of Delaware. Whether you're a  
coach or a dedicated fan, you can turn your love for basketball into a  lifesaving cause by getting involved with Coaches vs. Cancer. Coaches vs. Cancer is a joint effort by the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches that empowers basketball coaches, their teams, and communities to help win the fight against cancer and we need your help. We are in need of runners, walkers, volunteers and monetary donations.  
Please help us to support this worthy cause.

Best regards,
Monte' & Michelle Ross

For more info
To register as a volunteer contact Michelle Ross at michellejross@comcast.net.

CBC Newsletter Submissions

Please email slw@udel.edu by this Thursday to submit information for the next issue of the Community Journal.
Each One Reach One

Congratulations Jazmyn Pulley!!


Jazmyn Pulley is a senior from New Jersey. She is double majoring in Political Science and Sociology, with a minor in History. She is the Campus Campaign Director for UD for Barack Obama, helping people across campus register to vote, get their absentee ballots, and grow support for Obama. She is also a member of DRDC, a dance company on campus.

Time Management Workshop - Make-up Session
Wednesday, October 8
5:00-6:00pm, Center for Black Culture

Test-taking Workshop
Monday, October 6  OR
Thursday, October 9
3:30-4:30pm, Acedemic Enrichment Center

Study Tip of the Week:  Start with the most difficult tasks or assignments, and then move on to the easier ones to focus maximum brain power on the hardest tasks.

Student Organization News

Black Student Union Community Meeting Monday, October 6th
7:00pm, Smith Room 120.
What is Our Future?" A discussion on the upcoming election and how it will effect our future.

Delaware African Student Association presents "From Disaster to Opportunity"

Thursday October 9th
7:00pm, Kirkbride 006
Guest speaker Caroline Wavai, Surviver of the  terrorists bombing of the US embassy of Nairobi, Kenya in 1998 that left hundreds dead and wounded. Her harrowing experience lead her to found Baraka Care International, an organization geared towards providing services and training for disaster emergency preparedness and helping the victims of such calamities.

National Society of Black Engineers Cosmic Bowling
Saturday, October 11th
7pm, Blue Hens Lanes, Newark Shopping Cntr


UD's Annual Paul R. Jones Lecture

Tuesday, October 7th
7pm, 112 McDowell Hall
“Paintings by Keith Morrison,” by the noted African-American artist, art educator, curator, art critic and administrator, Keith Morrison.
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UD Campus Quiz Tourney
Sunday, November 2nd
Trabant MPRs
Team registration now open! Compete for a chance to win great prizes and to represent UD at the regional tournament.
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Employment/Scholarship Opportunities

The Center for Black Culture is hiring students approved for work study for the 2008-2009 academic year. The job description entails: serving as the initial office contact for students, faculty/staff, and visitors, answering routine questions (on the phone and in person), providing information as needed; assisting with special projects (mailings, advertising, marketing), operating standard office equipment. All applicants must be matriculating University of Delaware students in good academic standing with knowledge of general office practices and procedures; advanced word processing and computer skills; and the ability to communicate effectively and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds. Evening and weekend hours required. To apply, forward your resume and school schedule to slw@udel.edu to be considered for an interview.

Click on the site below to see scholarship opportunities:

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF)



University of Delaware
Center for Black Culture Staff:
Kasandra Moye, Director
Fiona Caramba-Coker, Graduate Assistant
Sharon Warren, Staff Assistant


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