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Howard University Alumni Community Update

by Chris Walker

Sesquicentennial Alumni Insight Conference Call

President Wayne A. I. Frederick will discuss Howard University’s 150th anniversary plans with alumni on Friday, January 27th at 8:00 p.m. EST. Please register before space runs out! The conference call number will be provided upon completion of your registration.

Celebrate Howard’s Sesquicentennial: “The Time is Always Now”

Register today for the 2017 Charter Day Dinner. Your financial support will aid us in ensuring that more deserving students can achieve their dream of obtaining a Howard degree. To register for the 2017 Charter Day Dinner, click here.

For more Sesquicentennial information, visit 150.howard.edu or e-mail charterday@howard.edu.

Alumni on the Move


Alumni On the Move 1/25/2017 – Bradford Young ’99
School of Communication alumnus Bradford Young ’99 earned an Academy Awards nomination yesterday for his work on “Arrival,” making him the first black American to be nominated for the Best Cinematography award. Young, 39, is only the second black man to ever be nominated in the cinematography category. He can also be counted among fewer than 10 black people to ever be admitted to the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). #HowardU150

New Appointment in University Communications!


Howard University Names Crystal Brown as Vice President of Communications
Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick named Crystal Brown the new Vice President of Communications and Chief Communications Officer (CCO). As a seasoned communications strategist, Brown will drive marketing, brand and communications for the University. She will begin her duties January 30, 2017.

In the News


Howard University Nursing Professor to Study Minority Health Disparities Using E-Health Records
Priscilla Okunji, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Howard University College of Nursing & Allied Health Sciences, has initiated a new research project that will focus on ways to use electronic records to better understand diabetes and cardiovascular disorders in minorities.

Dorothy Height Commemorative Forever Stamp

A First-Day-of-Issue Stamp Dedication Ceremony 2/1/2017 11 a.m. #BlackHeritageStamps

Space is limited. To obtain a free ticket, please visit Cramton Auditorium Box Office.

#Howard150 Suggest and Submit

Journey to 150: #HowardU150 Submissions
Want to be featured in our Journey to 150 #HowardU150 campaign where we highlight dynamic Bison Alumni & current students?! Send your hi-res candid, or headshot photo, and a quote, comment or memory on your Howard Experience to 150years@howard.edu with #Journeyto150 in the subject line to be considered!

HUAC-DC ‘Art of Interpretation’ Event Call for Artists

The Howard University Alumni Club of Greater Washington, DC, invites all visual artists to submit their work for our annual signature art exhibit and student scholarship fundraising event – The Art of Interpretation. Students and non-Howard alumni are encouraged to apply. The submission deadline is February 3. For more information, please contact Natalie Rance at nm.rance@yahoo.com.

Fellowship Opportunity to Learn an African Language


FLAS applications are due January 31, 2017. The Center for African Studies provides Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships through funding from the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program. FLAS Fellowships support students taking African languages (Amharic, Arabic, Somali, Swahili, Wolof, Yoruba and Zulu) and area studies coursework. The fellowships support intensive for-credit study of an African language and to promote the development of competency in African Studies either in the United States or abroad. Open to graduate and undergraduate students.

Donor Roll Call

Giving Newsletter, Issue 02 Fall 2016

Give Now

Reunion Class Giving by Class Year

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