DUNAA New Orleans Chapter Raise $5,000 & Dillard University Newsletter

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Happy Monday Dillard University Family!!!

It is a pleasure to start the week off with great news!!! We are happy to report that the Dillard University National Alumni Association  New Orleans Chapter (DUNAA_NOLA) raised $5,000 of scholarship money by sponsoring a cruise last year!!! However, don’t worry because they are having another cruise this year.

Please learn more about the cruise and other DU News by clicking the link to the official Dillard University newsletter

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Spring-Into-Action-with-DU-News-.html?soid=1102983385804&aid=FewqjHAny90

Have a great week DU Family!!!!

Dillard University Commencement Speaker Denzel Washington Highlighted on Essence Website

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The Dillard University National Alumni Association (DUNAA) would like to send a special thank you and shout out to Essence website for posting the news that Denzel Washington will grace the beautiful campus of Dillard University for the Class of 2015 graduation. Check it out at the following link and visit the Essence website daily for news on fashion, entertainment, beauty, celebrity information and more
http://www.essence.com/search/articles/Denzel%20Washington?page=2

Please check out the whole article at the Black Enterprise website

http://www.blackenterprise.com/education/denzel-common-hbcu-commencement-speeches/

DU Alumnus Judge Carl E. Stewart will be the Guest Lecturer at Howard University Law School on Today

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Judge Carl Stewart will have the honor of giving one of the lectures for the Eleventh Annual James M. Nabrit Jr., Lecture Series at Howard University Law School.

This lecture series honors James M. Nabrit, Jr., who was considered one of the leading constitutional and civil rights lawyers of his generation. Mr. Nabrit was dean of Howard University School of Law and Howard University’s second black president.

He represented the United States as a Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations in 1966. This annual lecture is sponsored by Howard University School of Law and K & L Gates LLP. The lecture series is always a very special event at Howard Law School.

Honorable Carl E. Stewart was appointed on May 9, 1994 by President William J. Clinton to the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He became Chief Judge of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on October 1, 2012. The Fifth Circuit encompasses, Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana and is located in New Orleans. He is a charter member of the Harry V. Booth and Judge Henry A. Politz Chapter of American Inns of Court in Shreveport. Continue reading

DU Alumni Business Partners Serving the Best Hot Dogs in the City at “Dreamy Weenies”

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This tag team of DU minds Nasr Nance and Ahmad Shakir was recently highlighted for their excellent gourmet hotdogs. Please read the article concerning their success and their unique culinary dishes. So if you are in New Orleans at anytime this is a must do to put on your to do list!! Click the link to learn more
http://www.neworleanswill.com/blog/new-orleans-will-get-to-know-our-community-dreamy-weenies/?hootPostID=4302818e70d72d4e67962e701c0a0f41

Dillard University Concert Choir to perform in the River Parishes Area, Mar. 13

The Baton Rouge Chapter of the
Dillard University National Alumni Association, Inc.
presents
“An Evening with Dillard University”
Friday, March 13th

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On Friday March 13, one of America’s premiere choral groups, the Dillard University Concert Choir will be performing in Darrow, LA at 7:30 p.m. at the Hopeful Triumph Baptist Church, located at 38584 Highway 22 for the very first time as a part of its national tour. Hopeful Triumph is pastored by Dillard University Alumnus, Dr. Sidney J. Tobias, Jr. and the Baton Rouge Area Chapter of the DU Alumni Association is sponsoring the event.

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Alumni Conference Call Will be April 1st

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Alumni Exclusive Conference Call!  Alumni join Dr. Kimbrough and others on this conference call to learn more about the financial status of our university. The call in number has been sent via email and is also posted on the discussion board of DU Alumni Connect (register at www.dillard.edu/alumni to see more).

You can also click https://give.dillard.edu/sslpage.aspx?pid=305 to be directed to the discussion board after logging in.

Call the university at (504)816-4675 if you are a graduate and are not receiving emails.

Dillard Alumnus Warren Jones, ‘71 inducted into National Alumni Council Hall of Honor at UNCF Leadership Conference

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(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – Alumnus Warren Jones, MD, FAAFP,’71, endowed chair of the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center at Dillard, was recently inducted into the UNCF National Alumni Council Hall of Honor during the 69th Annual National Alumni Council Leadership Conference in Charlotte, N.C. in late February. Continue reading