September 24, 2004 Newsletter
Table of Contents
---Summer Internship & MLK Day Grants
---Announcements and Coming Events
*Circle City Classic
*Linda Gillum Retirement Party
*ABPAFS General Meeting
*Culture Bus Trip
*Julianne Malveaux visit to UM
*John Woodford's Retirement Party
Ayanna Triplett McConnell
Why would someone hide their face? Can you guess the identity of
THE MYSTERY ABPAFS MEMBER
Ayanna is Coordinator for the Mentorship Program and the past secretary of ABPAFS. She has a BBA in Human Resource Mgmt, but will eventually be pursuing a Master's degree and Ph.D. in Higher Education. Originally from Detroit and met her husband here in Ann Arbor during his summer orientation session in 1995. She enjoys working with college aged students, and really loves her position as the University Mentorship Program Coordinator. In her a spare minutes she enjoys reading, going to concerts and the theater, traveling and meeting new people.
Black Enterprise 2005 Summer Internship Program
BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine seeks talented and motivated college Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students to participate in our 2005 Summer Internship Program.
Interested students are expected to have demonstrated an interest in publishing and have a grade point average of 3.0 or better.
Internships are normally available in any department in the Company, however students interested in internships in the Editorial department should provide published writing samples as part of their application materials.
Our 2005 Summer Internship Program begins on June 6, 2005 and continues through August 12, 2005. Interested students should forward their résumés, cover letters and writing samples (if applicable).
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, sex, age or handicap. It is our intention that all applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.
Résumés with cover letters and writing samples (if applicable) should be mailed to:
Ms. Natalie M. Hibbert
The deadline for internship application materials is
Monday, January 31, 2005.
This premier national event is staged by more than 1,500 volunteers and attracts over 150,000 people to downtown Indianapolis each year. Behind the scenes, Indiana Black Expo, Inc. and Indiana Sports Corporation, collaborate to organize the Classic.
Annually 150,000 people from across the country travel to the city of Indianapolis to be a part of an Electrifying Weekend A weekend that consists of a spectacular parade that is unparalleled to any other in the city A weekend that brings mega-super stars to the Circle City A weekend filled with the battle of the bands and a weekend that feature two historically black colleges colliding, head-to-head on the gridiron at the RCA Dome.
The Classic exists to celebrate, elevate and educate about African American excellence. Its participants are also its beneficiaries. Achieving cultural excellence is the purpose and the product. Everyone involved is vested in some level. They invest in the values. The Classic is an opportunity for each person to hold onto the bar of excellence while touching someone else.
For more information go to
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service FY 2005 Notice of Funding Opportunity
Corporation for National and Community Service,
Link to Full Announcement
Hear HR representatives describe
the New System...What will be
Arts at Michigan is pleased to present the following Culture Bus trip in collaboration with the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS).
Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America
John Woodford invites all to his retirement party October 18, 2004 from 3-5 pm in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union. John is a past president of ABPAFS and current member of the executive board. John is the Executive Editor, Michigan Today. You should reply to Barbara Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tamara Williams Memorial Lecture
Gender-Based Violence Throughout Our World
Wednesday, October 13, 2004 7:00-8:30 PM
Tamara Williams was a University of Michigan student and Family Housing resident when she was killed by her boyfriend in 1997. The annual lecture is meant to commemorate her life, while raising awareness of domestic violence issues and increasing interest among faculty and students in research and training opportunities in the area of family violence.
Ms. Billings is a Senior Associate in Research and Evaluation for the international health organization, Ipas. She is based in Mexico City where she coordinates action and intervention research on sexual violence, abortion, post abortion care and sexual and reproductive health and rights of young people.
Co-sponsored by University Housing, the School of Social Work, and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center
IRPVAL is a program area at UMs Institute for Research on Women and Gender.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (734) 764-9537.
Charles G. Ransom
Multicultural Studies Librarian
(734) 764-7522 Office Phone
(734) 764-0259 FAX