Each year, in concert with chapters around the world, the Beta Psi Citywide and Portland Alumnae chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority sponsor an International Day of Service to raise awareness about the global HIV/AIDS pandemic.
This year's program — themed "Educate! Empower! Include!" — runs from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 11 at Self Enhancement Inc., 3920 N. Kerby Ave.
Links to the ancient past will be the topic next month when University of Hawaii Professor Robert Littman addresses the Portland Society of the Archaeological Institute of America on "The Valley of the Golden Mummies: The Bahariya Oasis, Mummies, Health and Disease in Ancient Egypt."
Students and alumni in the TRIO programs at Portland State University — which include students from limited-income, first-generation families, ethnic minorities and other underrepresented groups in the Portland and Hillsboro school districts — were recognized during TRIO Student Recognition Day recently.
The University of Portland will host "Expanding Your Horizons," a career awareness conference for girls in grades six through 12, on Saturday, March 18.
NEW YORK—Gordon Parks, who captured the struggles and triumphs of Black America as a photographer for Life magazine and then became Hollywood's first major Black director with The Learning Tree and the hit Shaft, died Tuesday. He was 93.