A Dillard Alumna and a former Dillard Student Amazed America

AmericaGotTalent2Two beautiful young ladies who are proud products of the Dillard Music department appeared on America’s Got Talent on last Tuesday. These young ladies amazed the nation with their talent. Continue reading

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Famous Talladega Murals Has a Connection to Dillard History

The New Orleans Museum of Art is currently showcasing an exhibition of muralist Hale Woodruff murals “Rising Up” which is housed at Talladega College. The murals displays scenes from the famous Amistad Case. The Amistad Case is very important to Dillard University as the abolitionist who supported the case established the American Missionary Association (AMA). The AMA founded schools for African Americans after the Civil War across the nation. Continue reading

DU ALUMNI CRUISE THIS FALL

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The DUNAA Greater New Orleans Chapter is hosting a cruise  this fall!! The cruise will serve as a fundraiser for the DUNAA New Orleans Chapter scholarship fund. Please review the deposit and payment information regarding the cruise! The DUNAA NOLA Chapter hope you and your families, friends and other supporters of Dillard can join them as they raise some money for scholarships and have a great time at sea!!! See the attached picture for information as well as the DUNAA New Orleans Chapter travel agent’s contact information.

Dillard University Nigerian Valedictorian & Salutatorians Makes International News

The top students of the Dillard University Class of 2014

The top students of the Dillard University Class of 2014

This year the Dillard University valedictorian and all three salutatorians are native Nigerians. Because of this great achievement these great students have received a lot of attention from international media outlets around the world. Please click on the links to read several of the international news stories and Congrats from DUNAA!! Continue reading

DUNAA Inaugural Midnight Breakfast Event

 

Alumni of Dillard University at the 1st Alumni Reunion Midnight Breakfast

Alumni of Dillard University at the 1st Alumni Reunion Midnight Breakfast

The rain did not stop the party on Friday, May 09, 2014 in Kearny Hall Dining Facility. Despite a flash flood warning alumni of DU from the Class of 1959 all the way to the Class of 2013 braved the weather to attend the inaugural midnight breakfast party. When they arrived they were greeted by the DUNAA Executive Board members, the music of DJ Raj Smoove, a southern style breakfast including shrimp & grits, and an open bar. Continue reading

DUNAA Spring National Meeting Was A Success

DUNAA Official Seal

DUNAA Official Seal

 

The annual spring national meeting was extremely productive. The Dillard University National Alumni Association (DUNAA) Executive Board gave updates and reports concerning their committee work. National President Pamela Francois highlighted several accomplishments that included the national alumni conference call with the university, the chartering of a new chapter, the reactivation of old chapters and achieving our official 501c3 organizational status from the federal government was just few of the highlights. Continue reading

DUNAA Grants Scholarships to Three Students at the Spring National Meeting

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Three deserving students at Dillard University were awarded the Dillard University National Alumni Association (DUNAA) Endowed Scholarship for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.

DUNAA received applications for their annual scholarship this spring from a large pool of students and awarded scholarships to the following students

Breona Harlan

Hope Hill

Serigne Sene

DUNAA would like to say thank you to the Scholarship Committee Chair Mrs. Joyce Faulks- Jackson and the entire committee for their hard work and dedication.

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