Dr. Walter Kimbrough Named One of the Most Interesting College Presidents

Dr. Walter Kimbrough 7th President of Dillard University

Dr. Walter Kimbrough 7th President of Dillard University

Dr. Walter Kimbrough president of Dillard University was recently named one of the most interesting college presidents. He was highlighted for several reason including his research on black colleges and universities and Black Greek Letter Organizations. Please click on the link and learn more about his selection as one of the most interesting college presidents.

http://www.thebestschools.org/features/most-interesting-college-presidents/

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Retired Dillard University Staff Member Mrs. Josephine Hawkins is now Beyond the Oaks

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It saddens us to announce the passing of Mrs. Josephine Hawkins. Mrs. Hawkins served in the office of Financial Aid at Dillard University for many years and was a dedicated employee.  Please keep her family, friends and past coworkers in your thought and prayers. Please click the link to sign the guestbook and read the obituary.

http://www.tributes.com/obituary/portrait/Josephine-Hawkins-102881326

Visitation

Thursday, October 01

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM     Add to Your Calendar

Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church

4244 Hwy 1036 (GPS 65 Pitts Rd.)

Montpeiler, LA 70422

Funeral Service

Thursday, October 01

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM     Add to Your Calendar

Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church

4244 Hwy 1036 (GPS 65 Pitts Rd.)

Montpeiler, LA 70422

Interment

Thursday, October 01

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM     Add to Your Calendar

Mt. Zion Freewill Baptist Church Cemetary

35999 LA-16

Montpeiler, LA 70422

Former President Dr. Samuel Cook Honored as First Black Faculty Member at Duke University

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Dr. Samuel Cook former President of Dillard University was recently honored as the first black faculty member of Duke University. He also served on Duke University Board. Congratulations to Dr. Cook and his family! Please click the link to learn  more about his recent honor!!

http://www.jbhe.com/2015/09/duke-honors-its-first-black-faculty-member/

Dillard University Bookstore Adds New Greek Section

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The DU Bookstore recently opened a Black Greek Letter Organization section!! The section currently has glassware, keychains, license plates, sorority purses, sorority sweaters, T shirts and more. The book store also has Dillard University T shirts in every Greek Letter Org color. Now you can represent Dillard University at your next Greek alumni meeting or event. Please look at the pictures and order some of the items.

The Greek section is new so if you have any suggestions on Greek items that you would like to see in the bookstore please click the link and let us know. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MQ2NRML

You can purchase items on site at the store which is now located in the front of Henson Hall, online at http://www.bkstr.com/dillardstore/home or by phone order by calling (504) 816-4737.

Suggestions on Greek Items at the Dillard University Book Store

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MQ2NRML

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Dillard University Greek Color T Shirts

Dillard University Greek Color T Shirts

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The Future Focus of Dillard University

Dr. Walter Kimbrough the President of Dillard University was recently quoted in The Times-Picayune on the future focus of Dillard University. Please review it and the other statements concerning the future of higher education in the city of New Orleans. Please click on the link for additional information

http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2015/09/new_orleans_college_leaders_of.html

Dr. Walter Kimbrough 7th President of Dillard University

Dr. Walter Kimbrough 7th President of Dillard University

Dr. Walter Kimbrough will be the guest speaker at North Carolina Central University Wednesday

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Dr. Walter Kimbrough will be the guest speaker at North Carolina Central University for their “Rock the Mic” Lecture series. He will give his address on Wednesday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the B.N. Duke Auditorium.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Dillard University Alumni in the area please go and support our university president. For more information please click on the following link

http://www.nccu.edu/news/index.cfm?ID=02383AED-15C5-F8D8-3AF9646BD9DF49BC

Alumnus Judge Carl E. Stewart Receives 2015 Martinet Life Time Achievement Award

Judge Carl E. Stewart Chief Judge United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

On Saturday, September 12, 2015 the Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Louis A. Martinet Legal Society honored one of Dillard University greatest sons Judge Carl E. Stewart.
The award was given at a luncheon in which Dillard University staff, students and alumni were well represented. The 1st Lady of Dillard University Mrs. Adria Kimbrough was also present to extend her well wishes and support.

Judge Stewart was honored for his unparalleled contributions to the bar, judiciary and community at large. Congratulations Judge Stewart you indeed make all of us proud!! Please click on the links to learn more about the award and Judge Stewart!!

http://gnomartinet.com/lifetime-achievement-honorable-carl-e-stewart/
http://hiphopprez.blogspot.com/2015/09/judge-carl-stewart-and-next-generation.html