You are cordially Invited to
The 14th Annual Amistad Lecture

“The Global Reparatory Justice Movement, 21st

Century Enlightenment, and the legacy of the Amistad ”

By:

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles Vice Chancellor (Vice President)

University of the West Indies, Jamaica

Central Connecticut State University Alumni Hall, Student Center
1650 Stanley St. New Britain, CT 06053

Organized by:
AMISTAD Committee, Center for Africana Studies, and Central Connecticut State University.

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February 28, 2017

4:30-7:00 PM.

For more information please contact Dr. Olusegun Sogunro at 860-832-2131 or Dr. Gloria Emeagwali at 860-832-2815

JEDSN 2017 Scholarships

For graduate students enrolled in the Jamaican Summer Educational Leadership Program at Central Connecticut State University:

The Jamaica Educator Development and Support Network (JEDSN) Scholarships will be awarded, for three-hundred (US$300.00) Dollars each, to two graduate students.

    To qualify, the student must:
  • Have a maximum of 12 credits to complete the program
  • Have a graduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Document financial need in a written statement of 250 words or less
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your employer or professor

Click here to complete this scholarship application by Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Basil R. A. Mahoney, Jr. Memorial Scholarship will be awarded, for one-hundred (US$100.00) Dollars, to a graduate student.

    To qualify, the student must:
  • Have a maximum of 12 credits to complete the program
  • Have a graduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Document financial need in a written statement of 250 words or less
  • Submit a plan of no more than six pages (including references) that meets the following criteria:
    • Document an issue in your community of practice or a situation/ policy that is impeding the effort to ensure that the education system is preparing learners to be college and career ready.
    • Share the evidence that demonstrates that the issue/present status is detrimental and is counter to the successful application of 21st century learning standards.
    • Identify the desired outcome(s) and at least two recent research articles that support your idea as a plausible solution.
    • Identify specific goals and develop a theory of action (solution or strategies to address the issue to bring about improvement/desired outcome or solution).
    • Prepare a proposal/presentation that will highlight the benefits and outcomes. For example, positive changes to be realized as a result of effective implementation of the proposed plan.
    • Your proposal must be original, reflect logical thought process, and be pragmatic.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your employer or professor

Click here to complete this scholarship application by Tuesday, May 30, 2017