March 15, 2024 Issue 49

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Special Issue

The UDC community came together for the Inauguration of President Maurice D. Edington, Ph.D. Among the speakers were D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and multiple mentors of Dr. Edington.

Edington's investiture ceremony caps off weeklong inauguration celebration

UDC’s inauguration ceremony on March 14 marked the culmination of weeklong activities celebrating the investiture of Maurice D. Edington, Ph.D., as the 10th president of the University of the District of Columbia. University leaders, family and guests traveled across the country to join the greater Firebird community in culminating the official induction of Dr. Edington. Read More

Dr. Edington (center) led a roundtable on issues specific to HBCUs and public universities as part of Inauguration Week. 

Inaugural Academic Symposium showcases UDC’s history, accomplishments

Faculty, students, staff, Board of Trustee members, community and guests gathered on March 13 for the Inaugural Academic Symposium, which celebrated the University of the District of Columbia’s (UDC) history, highlighted its programs, provided a forum for faculty and offered a vision for the university’s future. Read More

In the News

Featured Event

Get fired up for Spring Fling, an action-packed week of events to kick off the season and celebrate our fantastic Firebirds. From social gatherings to community service, be sure to add these dates to your calendar! View the full list of events here.

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Seen on Campus

inauguration of Tenth UDC President Maurice D. Edington

Presidential Inauguration Recap

Firebird Nation and guests from across the country showed up to celebrate President Edington. Click here to view the video recap.

Music Professor Judith Korey, honored for her 50 years of service to UDC.

UDC celebrated its incredible faculty and staff at the 2024 Faculty and Staff Service Awards on March 11. "The work you do is extraordinarily meaningful--making a profound impact on the lives you touch," Dr. Edington said.

Students, staff, faculty and community members picked up paintbrushes and donned gloves March 12 for a campus beautification program as part of Inauguration Week.

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