Daily Archives: March 16, 2011

Aid for Japan: Info on where to send donations

If you’re interested in contributing to aid for the Japanese earthquake/tsunami/nuclear crisis, a good source for information on donations and organizations is the U.S. AID website — http://www.usaid.gov/japanquake/help/.  The site has a list of trustworthy aid organizations and relevant advice on donations and volunteering.

Invitation to Fulbright workshop at Wake Forest

Wake Forest University has invited faculty, administrators and students from North Carolina A&T and other area universities to workshops on the Fulbright Scholars program.  The sessions will be held Monday March 28.

From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Gary Garrison of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) will lead a workshop for faculty and upper-level administrators on Core, Specialist, and Distinguished Fulbright Scholarships.  He will meet with individuals from 11 a.m. to noon (sign-up is on a first-come basis).

From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Garrison will hold a workshop for students on the Fulbright, Pickering, Rangel, and Rotary Ambassadorial programs.

CIES administers the Fulbright program.  The workshops will be held in the Benson Center, Room 407 (Number 6 on this campus map).

There is no charge to attend, but advance registration is required.  To register, contact Ms. Cami Fife at (336) 758-7749 or fifecs@wfu.edu.

Also, at 4:30 p.m., Dr. Nuhu Yaqub, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence 2010-2011, will speak on political violence in modern Africa. Yaqub is Professor of Political Science at the University of Abuja in Nigeria.  His lecture will be in Kulynych Auditorium at the Welcome Center.