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    Dillard Connection to Ebony Fashion Fair PDF Print E-mail
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    fashionista Image1-300x367The Ebony Fashion Fair (EFF) emerged with the help of Mrs. Jessie Covington Dent, wife of former Dillard University President Emeritus, Alfred W. Dent. The EFF was an annual traveling fashion show which gave African-Americans an opportunity to see what they’d only read about: dazzling, glamorous, dramatic couture pieces. The shows, held over 50 plus years, raised more than $55 million dollars that went towards helping charities and college students across the country. An EFF exhibit is coming to the Chicago History Museum, opening March 16, 2013 and running through January 4, 2014.

    Read more about the history of the Ebony Fashion Fair on Fashionista.com.


     
    President Kimbrough Weighs In on Hip Hop PDF Print E-mail
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    2-cent-sesions-panel-600x369Dillard President Dr. Walter Kimbrough was part of a panel discussing Hip Hop and it's influence on the public. He was applauded for sharing "real genuine insight on Hip Hop and how it affects us".

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    President Walter M. Kimbrough Named as Person to Watch PDF Print E-mail
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    WMK 2-20122Dillard University president Walter M. Kimbrough is one of New Orleans Magazine's 2012 People to Watch.

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    Dr. Kimbrough Featured on Nola.com PDF Print E-mail
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    WMK 2-20122Dillard's seventh president, Dr. Walter Kimbrough, is featured on Nola.com.

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    Dillard Hosts Forum on Resilient Communities PDF Print E-mail
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    Lisa-Jackson-0716122Dillard University hosted a gathering of environmental representatives from Mexico, Canada and the US and the Commission of Environmental Cooperation to discuss resilient communities. New Orleans native Lisa Jackson, the US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, was a vocal proponent for change.

    Read more about the conference in the Louisiana Weekly...




     
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