OAAA E-Weekly September 5, 2023
Mark Your Calendar
Tuesday, September 5 / Wednesday, September 6
In addition to the cultural programs we host, each Dean is available to meet with students to provide one-on-one support (i.e., academic, social, and emotional) to all our students.
Quote of the Week
“I’m Black and I’m proud. … We are just as important as everybody else. … We have the same red blood as other people, the same faith and the same life.”
Irvine Madenga is a Third-Year student in the Engineering school from Alexandria, VA majoring in Computer Science. While here at the University, Irvine has been an active member of the community. He serves on the executive board of the National Society of Black Engineers (N.S.B.E.); is a brother of the Iota Beta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and is currently an OAAA Peer Advisor. He is also a Resident Advisor, a career peer educator for the career center, and a Teaching Assistant for CS 2100 and CS 1110. After graduation, Irvine plans to start a career in software engineering.
To have your CIO host a Black Friday event, we kindly request you to complete the form provided at the following link: https://forms.gle/DyGDd5iwBrxNjY5L9. Additionally, once the form is completed, please send an email to [email protected] indicating your preferred date. This will enable us to promptly confirm your chosen date. We urge you to fill out the form as soon as possible. We look forward to collaborating with you this semester!
Upcoming UVA Events, Learning & Services
Fall Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, September 6 - 11:00 am-3:00 pm - Newcomb Ballroom and Main Lounge
Join the International Studies Office for the Fall Study Abroad Fair! Learn more about the many different study abroad programs available for UVA students. Meet with UVA faculty program directors, program providers, and host universities. We hope to see you there!
A Moment in Black History
Did you know? Team USA secures a record-setting victory for in the 4x100m relay over Jamaica's superstars at the 2023 World Athletics Championships. the American quartet of Tamari Davis, Twanisha Terry, Gabby Thomas, and Sha'Carri Richardson crossed the line in 41.03 seconds - the fastest time ever at a World Championships.