[an error occurred while processing this directive] The University of Delaware Center for Black Culture


Community Journal

Volume 3       Issue 19    February 25, 2008

Archived Journals


Black History Month Extravaganza


Wed. Feb. 27th

5:30 p.m.

Trabant MPR's

Leadership by Action
and Not by Design


Myrlie Evers-Williams
Civil Rights Activist





Internships/Employment Opportunities


New Castle County Community Partnership

1st Annual Diversity Job Fair

Thursday March 6th, 2008

12 p.m. to 6 p.m

Embassy Suites
654 South College Ave
Newark, DE 19713


100 New Churchman Rd  
New Castle, DE 19720
Office: 302-395-5386
Fax: 302-376-5342


Participating companies include:

Pepco Holding Inc. (Delmarva Power)   
Delaware Air National Guard
United States Postal Services
Delaware River & Bay Authority
BlueCross and BlueShield of Delaware
New Castle County Office of Personnel
Pennsylvania State Police
Delaware Hospice, Inc.

Pre-registration for the event makes the on-site registration process faster. By faxing your resume in advance ensures that recruiters can view them before the event.  It is recommended that candidates bring at least 15 resumes to the career fair.



As the Each One Reach One Mentoring program “embraces the dawn of a new day”, we are looking for leaders like YOU.  If you are currently a mentor for the program, we would like to offer you a chance to take your leadership to the next level.  The program is now actively recruiting Mentor Coordinators for the 2008 – 2009 academic year.

Applications are available on the CBC's website or on the turnstyle in the CBC.

Applications are due to Fiona Caramba-Coker by Friday, March 21st 2008.

Mentors, February Contact sheets are due to your Coordinators by Tuesday, March 4th. You must also meet with your Coordinator by that date to enter into the February Mentor raffle.


Mentees, nominate your mentor for March Mentor of the Month!!  If you believe that your Mentor is an exemplary candidate for Mentor of the Month, send a ONE paragraph nomination telling us why by Friday March 14th.  E-mail all nominations to Fiona Caramba-Coker at foscc@udel.edu



What's Going on this Week

Tues. Feb. 26

BAMS PAR Team presents "Cope, Conform or Resist": A lecture on the Double Consciousnes of Young African Americans" featuring David Banner at 7:00 p.m. in Clayton Hall Auditorium.


Tues. Feb.26

"Meet The Silver Belles" A historical documentary of dancing with Duke Ellington and Cab Callaway at the Apollo Theater, and the Cotton Club, and Small’s Paradise at 7:00 pm in Kirkbride Room 004.


Thurs. Feb. 28

"Faith Ringgold: More than 50 Years" Artist, activist, author, teacher and parent. Faith Ringgold is known for her painted story quilts -- art that combines painting, quilted fabric and storytelling that is exhibited in major museums from 4:00-5:30 pm at Performing Arts Center Recital Hall.


Fri. Feb. 29

SGA presents "UniteD as ONE" to help make poverty history from 7:30-10:00 p.m. at Trabant University Center. This event features a UDress Fasion show and special appearances by Ms. Liberia, DRDC, Dark Arts and Vocal Point. *Black and white fashionable dress*

Multicultural Programs
Sat. March. 8th

Multi-ethnic Career Development Conference

Trabant University Center

Multipurpose Rooms

Registration required, please visit: www.udel.edu/CSC/multi-ethnicconf.html

Upcoming Events

March 6th

Hotel Rwanda: A Lesson To Be Learned.
Speaker: Paul Rusesabagina
Trabant Multipurpose Room
7:00 pm




March 13th

Louis Redding Lecture: "Race in America: Beyond Black and White" featuring guest speaker Professor Frank Wu from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Trabant University Center Theater

CBC Newsletter Submissions

Please contact Sharon Warren at slw@udel.edu to submit information for the next issue of the Community Journal.



Center for Black Culture Staff: 

Kasandra Moye, Director
Fiona Caramba-Coker, Graduate Assistant
Sharon Warren, Staff Assistant


Center for Black Culture
General Information
Monday-Thursday  8:00am-7:00pm
Fridays: 8:00am-5:30pm
Telephone: (302) 831-2991     Fax:  302-831-4097