9 September 2011. 0 comments
The Peralta Association for African American Affairs (PAAAA) is a member of the Western Region Council on Black American Affairs (WRCBAA).
The Western Region of the National Council on Black American Affairs (WRCBAA) is an official regional body of the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA) which is an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).
WRCBAA serves as a collaborative voice, promoting the academic success of African American students and the development and advancement of faculty, staff and administrators that work together for a common cause–effective educational opportunities and employment for African-Americans within community college systems, and is committed to ensuring that a quality higher education is available to all students.
Filed under: Announcements. Tagged: AACC, American Association of Community Colleges, College of Southern Nevada, National Council on Black American Affairs, NCBAA, PAAAA, Peralta Association for African American Affairs, Western Region Council on Black American Affairs, WRCBAA
18 May 2011. 0 comments
USA TODAY named 20 students to its 21st annual All-USA Community College Academic Team in New Orleans, honoring them for outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership, and Merritt College student Cassandra Beverly is among this list.
“I was nominated by Barbara Dimopoulos, Phi Theta Kappa advisor for the Beta Theta Lambda chapter at Merritt College.” She explains, “I can’t really answer as to why she nominated me, but I believe that she saw my drive, my leadership skills, and high academic marks”. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society for the 2-year colleges. To be a member of PTK, students must have at least a 3.25 G.P.A. …morePeralta News – Merritt College Student Named to All-USA Academic Team
Filed under: Academic Excellence, Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Merritt College, Peralta News. Tagged: 21st annual All-USA Community College Academic Team, American Association of Community Colleges, Barbara Dimopoulos, Beta Theta Lambda chapter, Cassandra Beverly, Castlemont High School, Community College League of California, Dulguun Bayaraa, Follett Higher Education Group, Harold Woodard, Jurena Storm, Phi Theta Kappa, USA TODAY