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April 18, 2014
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Students advanced to “Sweet Sixteen” in national quiz bowl

The team of Bowie State University students who competed in the 25th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) for historically Black colleges and universities advanced to the “Sweet Sixteen” playoff, but lost to top-seeded Oakwood College on Sunday.

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Jeff Johnson leads celebrity panel at Legacy Lecture Series

Political commentator and activist Jeff Johnson led a panel of high-profile leaders in entertainment and business at yesterday’s Legacy Lecture Series, sponsored by the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame. Among the panelists were Frank Ski, former host of a top-rated morning show in Atlanta, Ga.; reality TV star Rev. Omarosa Manigault; and actress and singer Demetria McKinney, best known for her role on the hit sitcom, “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.”

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Two BSU alumni were awarded top honors by the Washington Post for their outstanding work in education. A 2000 BSU graduate, Kristin Shields, won a 2014 Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award. Shields, who is the current Charles County Public Schools Principal of the Year, is principal at Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School in Nanjemoy, Md. Carol Eaton, a 1985 BSU graduate, was named a 2014 Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award winner for her work as a first grade teacher at Gale-Bailey Elementary School in Marbury, Md. Read more about the Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards and Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards.

President Mickey L. Burnim, will discuss strategies for keeping students in school and engaged in career-prep activities as part of a panel at a Prince George’s County Council Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, April 22 at Surrattsville High School in Clinton, Md. The meeting will focus on education for preschool through college and how educational programs with county public schools can collaborate to prepare students for college and careers before they graduate from high school.

Bowie State University faculty members will lead fun, hands-on activities for youth at the 3rd Annual USA Science & Engineering Festival from April 26-27 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The faculty participants are: Dr. Claude Turner (cyber security), Dr. Sharad Sharma (virtual reality), Dr. Alan Anderson (chemistry), Dr. Anne Osano (biological sciences), Dr. George Ude (biological sciences), Dr. Patricia Ramsey (biological sciences) and Dr. Daryl Stone (robotics). The free festival will feature more than 750 organizations presenting hands-on science and engineering activities for people of all ages.

Douglas Nutter, director of institutional research, won a reserved on-campus parking space as the result of the drawing sponsored by the Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC). Nutter was among the Leadership Givers in the workplace charitable-giving program that offers state employees the opportunity to contribute to charities of their choice. The university exceeded its $12,000 goal in the campaign.


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