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South African Embassy to Present $306,866 Check to Howard University for Students Affected by Hurricane Katrina

South African Embassy to Present $306,866 Check to
Howard University for Students Affected by Hurricane Katrina

 

Washington, D.C., January 10, 2006 – South African Foreign Minister Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Ambassador Barbara Masekela will visit Howard University on Wednesday, January 11, 2006 to present a check to Howard University officials.
Howard University has assisted nearly 400 students impacted by Hurricane Katrina, which included continuing students and special-admit students from universities in the affected region.  In addition to educational assistance, the University’s relief efforts included a broad range of services and assistance such as medical, legal, allied health, public health, social and psychological services, and religious support.

WHO:             South African Foreign Minister Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Ambassador Barbara Masekela

WHAT:           $306,866 Check Presentation to Benefit Students Impacted by Hurricane Katrina

WHEN:           Wednesday, January 11, 2006
3-4 p.m.

WHERE:        Howard University, Founders Library (Browsing Room), 500 Howard Place, NW
                        Reception Following in the Lobby of the Library


Howard University is one of 48 U.S. private, Doctoral/Research-Extensive universities and comprises 12 schools and colleges. Founded in 1867, students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, a Truman Scholar, 13 Fulbright Scholars and nine Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on-campus African-American Ph.D.s than any other university in the world. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University’s Web site at www.Howard.edu.

 

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