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Alumni On the Move 10/12/2016 - Monique Saunders Patrick '88
The CDC Foundation named a Monique Saunders Patrick '88 as chief operating officer (COO). The COO role is a newly created position at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation. As the foundation has grown and its role serving the CDC continues to evolve, they felt that it was an appropriate time to bring on board a COO to help guide and carry out strategy. Click title to read more.
At Commencement President Obama Reminded Us All,

Howard University is continuing its long-standing tradition of advocating for voting rights and registration. By visiting, students, faculty, staff and alumni are able to register in all states/territories and request absentee ballots. Additionally, TurboVote will send text and email reminders to users on pertinent deadlines.

Alumni On the Move 10/05/2016 - Eric Smith '91
Eric S. Smith '91 has been named market president of Fifth Third Bancorp in Chicago, IL. Smith joins Fifth Third from JPMorgan Chase, where he most recently served as chief financial officer of Middle Market Banking. Smith has more than 25 years of banking experience and began his career with Merrill Lynch as a financial analyst in Public Finance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Howard University ‘91 and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Congratulation’s Eric!
Office of the President: Bison Beat Newsletter September 2016
Please find enclosed a link to the current edition of President Wayne A. I. Frederick’s Bison Beat newsletter. It features the ins and outs of Degree Works; a back-to-school event with First Lady Michelle Obama, Late Night’s Seth Meyers and HU student and television host Nick Cannon; Opening Convocation; Frederick’s Chapel address and more. To read and share, visit
Howard and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

On the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. resides the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. Dr. Kenvi Phillips is the Assistant Curator of Manuscripts. This treasured repository holds a historic collection of books, periodicals and papers relating to the black experience in America and around the world. Several historical artifacts are now on loan to the Smithsonian.

Sean “Diddy” Combs Pledges One Million Dollars To His Alma Mater Howard University
Sean “Diddy” Combs, the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Combs Enterprises, made a one-million-dollar ($1,000,000) pledge to the School of Business at Howard University.


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2016 Homecoming LGBTA Renaissance Reception
Oct 20

The Renaissance Reception is Howard University's (HU) Official LGBTA Homecoming event. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for Bison family and friends (Allies) to support their HU-LGBT brothers and sisters. Contributions will support the ongoing development of the Lavender Fund which will promote a culture of inclusion through scholarship, research and services; and, address the persistent pathology of homophobia in the African-American community.

2016 Homecoming Presidential Party
Oct 22
The Presidential Party will be hosted by the 17th president of Howard University, Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick. This event will include a private donor VIP reception starting at 7 p.m., and will then turn into a Homecoming party for friends and alumni, ending at 2 a.m. Beer and wine included, plus a cash bar. Attire is 'cocktail chic.' 21 and over only. Ticket levels will be sold until they are sold out.
School of Divinity Centennial (100th) Alumni Convocation
Nov 09

You are invited to attend the Centennial Howard University School of Divinity Alumni Convocation. VISION 100 - Celebrating a Century of Achievement; Capturing the Present Opportunities; and, Charting the Course of our Future. November 9-10, 2016
Dr. Cheryl J. Sanders, HUSD Professor of Christian Ethics, Centennial Convocation Chairperson

Howard University Athletic Department 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Nov 19
Howard University Athletic Department 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, sponsored by Bison Express—the official alumni support organization of Howard University Athletics-will honor the 2016 induction class on Saturday, November 19, 2016 7:00PM at Armour J. Blackburn University Center. $125.00 per person

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