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Housing and Home Improvement Fair 2010 PDF Print E-mail
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Dillard University will host the 2010 Housing and Home Improvement Fair on Saturday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dillard's Community Development Corporation launched the Housing Fair in 2008 and over 750 people attended. This year, the third annual Housing Fair is going to be bigger and better than ever, with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and more than 100 other exhibitors on hand to help the residents of New Orleans build a positive future.

Attend workshops and learn what you need to know about:

  • Safe Borrowing Practices
  • Repairing Your Credit
  • Finding Affordable Insurance
  • Hurricane Preparedness
  • Pest Control
  • And much, much more.

Come out and join us for a fun, educational day!

Interested in presenting at the 2010 Housing Fair? It's not too late! Click here for details.


Dillard Receives SACS Ten-Year Reaffirmation PDF Print E-mail
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The following letter from President Marvalene Hughes to the school community addresses Dillard's reaffirmation at the hands of its accrediting body:

I am pleased to announce that on June 30, 2010, we received notification of Dillard University’s ten-year reaffirmation from our accrediting body, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC).

We are deeply grateful to each of you for your support, and to our entire campus community, who worked tirelessly on the development of our compliance documents and our Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).

Although an enormous amount of hard work, the reaffirmation process was positive for Dillard University, as it helped to clarify and reaffirm our mission and strategic directions for the university. We are all very pleased with this outcome.  



Marvalene Hughes, Ph.D.

This link will direct you to the official notification from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) regarding Dillard University’s ten-year reaffirmation. Dillard's next reaffirmation will take place in 2020.

Thank you for your participation, support and guidance throughout our reaffirmation process.

DU and LSU Announce Minority Health Disparities Research Center PDF Print E-mail
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Dillard University and LSU Health Sciences Center have partnered to establish a Minority Health Disparities Research Center on the Dillard campus, the universities announced on June 10. The center will be funded by a $6.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

"We have earned a huge award, an award that is very special because it addresses the health disparity issues that are so important to us," said Dillard University President Dr. Marvalene Hughes.

The Minority Health Disparities Research Center will focus on medical issues such as prostate cancer, cervical cancer, obesity and asthma that afflict minority and disadvantaged populations disproportionately.

Dr. John Ruffin, director of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities, traveled from Washington, D.C. to award the grant.

Watch video from the press conference and read the full story at WWL-TV Channel 4's official Web site.

Dillard Welcomes Chinese Delegates PDF Print E-mail
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Jinan_LiuOn Saturday, May 8, at the Class of 2010's Commencement ceremony, Dillard will bestow an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters on Jinan Liu, honorary president of the Communication University of China in Beijing, and president of the Communications University of China Nanjing (CUCN).

Dillard is proud to announce a partnership with CUCN to pursue global education through research and the exchange of faculty and students in fields including mass communications, applied mathematics, physics, engineering and international business. Jinan Liu (pictured) helped forge this partnership and will lead a delegation of educators from China to the United States with stops in New Orleans and other major cities. Liu’s visit to Dillard will be a working one, as she is slated to meet with the Dillard partnership committee.  

Jinan Liu served as president of the Communication University of China from 1990 to 2006. A professor of international relations, Liu Jinan started at the university, formerly the Beijing Broadcasting Institute, as vice president in July of 1983.

Liu Jinan organized and hosted the first four forums of the World University Women Presidents, and she chairs the group’s forum organizing committee. She is a member of the China Journalist Association and the International Association of Cinema and Television Schools. She also serves as vice chairwoman of the China Television Arts Association. In October of 2004, she received the “Outstanding Achievement Award” from the International Association of University Presidents.

Born in the city of Xiaogan in China’s Hubei Province, Jinan Liu graduated from Peking University in 1965 with a degree in international politics. Throughout her esteemed career as an educator, she has been widely published on the subjects of higher education management, mass communications, and international relations.

Commencement Week 2010 Schedule PDF Print E-mail
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