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2013 College Book Scholarship for Graduating High School Seniors

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Scholarship Description:
Latinas Promoviendo Comunidad/Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. (“Lambda Pi Chi”) was established on April 16, 1988 at Cornell University as the first U.S. Latina-focused sorority founded at an Ivy-league institution.  Lambda Pi Chi works to empower women by providing a supportive network dedicated to their personal and professional advancement.  Their members promote public service and cultural awareness with an emphasis on the Latino/a experience, and are committed to personal, professional, and academic achievement.  To that end, Lambda Pi Chi has established an annual College Book Scholarship for high school seniors who are highly motivated, and committed to community service and academic excellence. The College Book Scholarship is part of Lambda Pi Chi’s Proyecto H.A.C.E.R. (Hermanas Advancing Career and Educational Resources) and will be open to female high school seniors attending high schools in the host city of Lambda Pi Chi’s Annual National Convention.

Lambda Pi Chi will select two high school students who will receive a one-time award of $500 for first place or $250 for second place to assist them in covering the costs of textbooks and/or school supplies for the first year of college.  Lambda Pi Chi’s Scholarship Committee will consider academic achievement, leadership potential, and community involvement during the selection process. 

DUE: FEBRUARY 15, 2013

Click 2013 Scholarship Application to access the application.

Future Giants 2012 Holiday Toy Drive

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Future Giants is a life preparation not-for-profit organization that was founded in 2003 to educate, encourage and empower young people between the ages of 11-21. Although their primary goal is to ensure that each young adult entering the program becomes 100% literate, Future Giants is more than an after-school or mentoring program. It is a place where young men and women can receive 1:1 support and encouragement with real life situations.  Staffed mostly by volunteers and professionals, Future Giants serves as a temporary respite for young adults while helping them to reach their highest individual potential.

This holiday season, Future Giants is hosting a toy drive!

Help make Christmas memorable: Future Giants 2012 Holiday Toy Drive will collect new, unwrapped toys for children ages 2 to 12 through December 15th.  Donate a new toy to the Future Giants 2012 Holiday Toy Drive today!

Drop off:

Harlem Haberdashery

245 Lenox Ave (between 122nd and 123rd)

New York, NY 10027

 

Future Giants is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of young people.

 

‘Tis the season to be giving…

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Donate a Toy in Person OR Online to the NYU Holiday Toy Drive!

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The NYU Holiday Toy Drive

Make Christmas a little brighter for local children: the NYU Holiday Toy Drive will collect new, unwrapped toys and books (both online and in-person) for children ages four to 13 living in the East Village and the Lower East Side, and those attending the Herbert G. Birch Manhattan Early Childhood Center.

  • To donate a gift online now through Dec. 10: go to Amazon.com, click on “Gifts & Wish List,” and enter the “NYU Administrative Management Council” wish list; on the “Choose a Shipping Address” page, select “NYU Administrative Management Council,” too.
  • To drop off toys in person: deliver toys to any of the collection sites listed on the flyer below through Thursday, Dec. 13

If you have any additional questions please contact the Office of Community Affairs at 212-998-2400. 

 

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Microsoft Expands Hiring of HBCU Alumni!

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HBCUConnect.com initially teamed up with Microsoft to provide excellent opportunities for minority professionals to work with the extraordinary talent in the Server & Tools business division. Now, Microsoft is looking to expand their search!

Microsoft is currently looking to hire experienced professionals not only in the software development arena but now adding opportunities for finance and marketing professionals! Thousands of career opportunities are available!

The Ideal candidates for both groups is someone that has a CS background, earned their MBA and is now on the Marketing or Finance track. Hiring managers are definitely open to folks with a strong finance/marketing background that have experience working for a tech company.

If you feel you are a fit or know someone that is, please submit your resume today at:

www.hbcuconnect.com/microsoft