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DTEC TAG Newsletter
Keep up with the latest news from the Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign, T.A.G. (Teachers Advocating to lead Great Change) initiative.
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Scholarship and Internship Opportunities
DREF awards scholarships and internships to student applicants entering college or continuing their academic programs. Students must meet both academic and community service requirements. Learn about application guidelines and submission date.
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New Leadership Assumes the Helm at the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF)
The Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) will commence its new fiscal year on July 1, 2022 with new leadership assuming the helm. The newly elected Board President is Ms. Renee L. Harper of Boston, MA. Ms. Harper previously served as board treasurer of DREF, the 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization established by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Also joining the DREF team will be Ms. Karla M. Green as the newly hired Executive Director, who will manage the daily business affairs of the Foundation’s national operation.
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DST Grand Chapter Establishes Cheryl A. Hickmon Scholarship Fund @ DREF
The Grand Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has established a scholarship fund at the Delta Research and Educational Foundation (DREF) to honor the memory and legacy of Ms. Cheryl A. Hickmon, the 27th National President of the Sorority, Inc. Ms. Hickmon was elected as Delta’s National President in November 2021 at the Sorority’s 55th National Convention held in Atlanta, GA. National President Hickmon, age 59, resided in Hartford, CT. She passed away on January 20, 2022 after a brief illness. Click on the subject line to learn more>
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Educators Unite Day Tee-Shirts
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 is “Educators Unite Day” all over the country. It is a time for every community to celebrate teachers as change agents along with parents and other education supporters who motivate students to learn and achieve. Order your tee shirt before Monday, April 27.
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DREF Welcomes the 2022 STJ Summer Intern - Lydia Fertil
Lydia Fertil is currently a student attending Florida State University. She is a dual degree student studying International Affairs and Cyber Criminology. Lydia is passionate about aiding her community and has integrated it into her life on Florida State’s campus. Her involvements include Student Government, the Diversity and Inclusion Institute of Florida State, Undergraduate Research, and more. Click on the subject line to learn more.
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DREF Seeking a Senior Accountant
DREF is seeking applicants for the Foundation’s Senior Accountant position. The Senior Accountant is responsible for accounting for all of DREF’s financial transactions, managing financial processes and subsidiary ledgers, accounting for grant activity and funds; generating financial statements and reports; preparing for financial audits and tax reporting; tracking financial contracts and budgets; forecasting financial performance and performing all other critical financial management functions. Click on the subject line to learn more.
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Sister Scholars Advisory Council Recommends its 2022 Summer Reading List
Summer is here…a time to make reading a special part of your activities, especially travel-- whether in real time or imagined. A good book can take you around the world without ever leaving the comfort of your favorite chair. Check out this year’s Summer Reading List as recommended by the DREF Sister Scholars Advisory Council. The recommendations are quite diverse, reflecting various genres and themes as well as books that are new and older—published years ago. Click on the subject line to see the full list.
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delta Research and Educational Foundation will operate in telework mode, until further notice. During this period, all staff members will be working remotely and will be available via email and/or telephone between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM (EST), Monday through Friday. Calls to the main office number (202-347-1337) will rollover to staff telephones. Click on the subject line to learn more.
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DREF 's New Health Initiative - Project IMPACT: Diabetes Prevention
DREF is partnering with the American Pharmacists Association Foundation (APhA) to conduct a national diabetes prevention program. Entitled Project IMPACT: Diabetes Prevention, the initiative is a year-long education and wellness program that teaches participants skills needed to prevent Type 2 diabetes. Click on the subject line to learn more.
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