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STEM Majors Attend ABCRMS Meeting

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Dr. Doreen Cunningham and Dr. Marino Green accompanied six students to the 12th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in San Jose, Calif., Nov. 7-10. The students, Brooke Gaines, Dezarea Little, Jennifer Plair, Brandon Scott, Kayla Walker, and Derrick Williams networked with other students while navigating the many summer research internship and graduate school opportunities. Additionally, students are judged on their oral and poster presentations. Scott, a junior Engineering Mathematics major, won first place in the Engineering, Mathematics and Physics category.

More than 1,100 vendors from colleges, universities and companies were in attendance to actively recruit some of the best and brightest minority students in the world.

ABRCMS is the largest professional conference for biomedical, bioengineering, and behavioral mathematic students, attracting approximately 3,300 individuals, including approximately 1,700 undergraduate students, 400 graduate students & postdoctoral scientists, and 1,200 faculty, program directors and administrators. Students represent more than about 350 U.S. colleges and universities. The conference is designed to encourage underrepresented minority students to pursue advanced training in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, including mathematics, and provide faculty mentors and advisors with resources for facilitating students’ success.

Thomas of St. Aug Wins Second Straight CIAA Rookie of the Week Honor

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Thomas of St. Aug Wins Second Straight CIAA Rookie of the Week Honor

RALEGH (September 26, 2012) - Juliseea Thomas of Saint Augustine's University was named CIAA volleyball rookie of the week on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. She has won the award two consecutive weeks.

Thomas, a freshman setter from St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, tallied 36 assists and 12 digs in a five-set win over Winston-Salem State last Thursday. She also had 13 assists in a three-set loss to USC Aiken on Sunday.  Thomas leads the Lady Falcons in assists (195) and assists per set (4.33).

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Carter Named Educator of the Year

RALEGH (September 17, 2012) - Dr. Sadie Carter, Saint Augustine’s University’s Assistant Vice President of the Office of Human Resources was recently named as Outstanding Educator by her alma mater, Elizabeth City State University (ECSU). Each year, the National Alumni Association of ECSU, the president of the University and Board of Directors members recognize alums in various categories for their outstanding contributions in their respective careers. In order to be considered for the award, alumni have to be nominated by their peers or faculty/staff at their alma mater. Prior to nomination, a committee reviews and selects the winners based on their professional accomplishments. Way to go, Dr. Carter!

About Saint Augustine’s University
Saint Augustine’s University, established in 1867, is a four-year liberal arts university in Raleigh, N.C. With an average annual enrollment of 1,500, the University offers 30 undergraduate degree programs in five academic divisions. Saint Augustine’s University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The school’s name and status changed from Saint Augustine’s College to Saint Augustine’s University August 1, 2012.

St. Aug’s 2012 Passport Day

September 17, 2012

Saint Augustine's University held its annual Passport Day, Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Seby Jones Art Gallery. Various members of the Falcon family came out to get their passport photos and had their passport paperwork processed. Passport Day is a part of the University’s ongoing initiative to create globally marketable students, faculty and staff.

If you couldn’t make last week’s Passport Day, no worries, the next Passport Day is Nov. 15.

Pictured: Photographer Jerrell Jordan, seen here taking a passport photo.

Saint Augustine’s University Holds 2012-2013 Student Leaders Installation Ceremony

September 17, 2012

The Student Government Association (SGA) installed the 2012-2013 student leaders, Thursday, Sept. 13, during its annual student leader ceremony. The student leaders were encouraged to uphold the integrity of the institution and lead by example.

The student leaders were sworn into office by their peer, 2012-2013 SGA president, John Newman.

Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber, president of the University charged Newman and all student leaders to, “ make decisions with character, high integrity and moral standards.”

“I am confident that we have the right student leaders in place to move this University forward,” Suber said. “I encourage them to perform the duties of office with honor and dignity.”

2012-2013 Student Leaders:

SGA Vice President- Ryan Mattress

Senior Class President- Malcolm Richbourg

Senior Class Vice President –Kenya Thomas

Junior Class President- Kamya Jabari

Sophomore Class President- LaCara Rogers

Sophomore Class Vice President- Jamonica Facyson

Freshman Class President- Colliet Bramwell

Freshman Class Vice President- Christopher Acevedo

Gabrielle Cause- Executive Secretary

Derrick Ford-Executive Assistant

Angelee McCray- Business Manager

Brandon Gwaltney- Chair, Internal Affairs

Pictured: Left to right/front to back: Kamya Jabari-Business Administration major of Chandler, Arizona, LaCara Rogers-Business Administration major of Charlotte, NC, Jamonica Facyson-Business Administration major of Pfafftown, NC, Christopher Acevedo-Undeclared major of Jacksonville, NC, Kenya Thomas-Engineering major of Washington, D.C., Malcolm Richbourg- Public Health major of Thomasville, NC, Angelee McCray- Criminal Justice major of Morven, NC and Brandon Gwaltney- Forensic Science major of Baltimore, MD. Back row: Ryan Mattress-Psychology major of Charlotte, NC, Gabrielle Cause- Business Administration major of Gainesville, VA, Colliet Bramwell- Undeclared major of Kingston Jamaica, John Newman- Derrick Ford- Criminal Justice major of Salisbury, NC.

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