Dillard University family vote for Miss. Dillard University to appear in Ebony as a HBCU Campus Queen. Please click on the link and vote for her as many times as you can!! As the best HBCU in the world we should show our school pride in Ebony Magazine. Please click the link and vote NOW!!!
The Dillard University 2014 Reunion weekend is almost here and the White Linen Midnight Breakfast Party on Friday, May 09, 2014 will be awesome!! Please do not wait until it is too late because tickets are selling fast!! Buy your tickets at www.dunaa.org
Dillard will host its baccalaureate service on the Avenue of the Oaks on Friday, May 9 at 6 PM. Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant, pastor of the Empowerment Temple (ET) in Baltimore, will give the baccalaureate address. A native of Baltimore, MD, Bryant is a third generation minister who pastors the fastest growing congregation in the history of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church with a membership of 12,000. Bryant is an energetic new-age minister with a commanding presence that appeals to young adults both in his hometown and abroad in Liberia, West Africa. He has an audience of more than 8,000 people who view his online services worldwide with 150,000 followers on Facebook and Twitter. Bryant earned a bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College; a master’s of divinity at Duke University; and a doctorate from the Graduate Theological Foundation. He also studied at the University of Oxford in England. Bryant is the author of four books, most notably, World War Me, for which he won the African American Publishers Award
Legendary jazz singer Germaine Bazzle will be the featured guest artist in the Dillard Theater’s production of Ain’t Misbehavin’ at 7:30 p.m. on May 8 in the Georges Auditorium on Dillard’s campus. This timeless musical is Dillard University’s 2014 Pre-Commencement Scholarship Benefit. All proceeds will go toward student scholarships.
“Ain’t Misbehavin’.” The musical is a tribute to the black musicians of the 1920s and ’30s who were part of the Harlem Renaissance, an era of growing creativity, cultural awareness, and ethnic pride. Troy R. Poplus directs the musical Ain’t Misbehavin’ featuring Germaine Bazzle. Tickets for the performance are $45. To purchase tickets, go to Dillard.edu or for more information call 504.816.4696.
The Dillard University class of 2004 is ready to celebrate their 10th Reunion at Dillard University in style by wearing their official class t shirts. Please order your class t shirt from DU alumnus Harry Cass website at http://www.respectart.com/04ReunionShirt.html Go DU!!
Mark Tillman of the Dillard University Class of 1988 and the current General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc was named by The Michigan Chronicle as one of the 2014 Men of Excellence Honorees in Michigan. Congratulations sir on this honor. DUNAA is very proud of your achievements.
When it comes to chefs New Orleans is known for producing the best and former Dillard University student Christian Green will compete for the title “Master Chef” on the popular television show. DU alumni please tune in and support him as he cooks his way to the top! Please click on the link for additional information!! http://www.nola.com/tv/index.ssf/2014/04/three_louisiana_home_cooks_wil.html?fb_action_ids=594730618870&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_ref=s%3DshowShareBarUI%3Ap%3Dfacebook-like
Marion Bracy of the class of 1984 was named by the mayor of New Orleans as one of his nominees to the Sewerage & Water Board. Marion Bracy is Vice President for Facility Planning and Management at Xavier University of Louisiana. Mr. Bracy has overseen the $200 million restoration of the Xavier University campus after Hurricane Katrina and help increase FEMA funding participation from $5 million to over $100 million. He is a graduate of Dillard University and the Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA) Leadership Academy and has completed the curriculum of the APPA Institute for Facilities Management. He has served on the Board of Directors to the S&WB since 2011. DUNAA is very proud of Mr. Bracy professional and civic achievement. Please click on the link and learn more concerning Mr. Bracy appointment. http://clicks.skem1.com/archive/view/?c=UoAWP&g=14035
Former President of Brown University and Dillard University Alumna Ruth Simmons was elected to the Board of Board of Trustees at Rice University. Simmons served as president of Brown University in Providence, R.I., from 2001 to 2012. She is the first African-American president of an Ivy League university. Continue reading