Friday, June 20th, 2014 @ PM The Brothers of Chi Omicron Chapter and Epsilon Iota Iota Chapter in conjunction with the American Red Cross and The Edge Fitness hosted a blood drive on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 aimed at increasing awareness of the need for blood donors overall, and specifically in the African American community.
Transfusions of blood and other blood products occur by the millions each year in emergency situations, and in the on-going treatment of sickle cell disease (SCD), cancer, and other blood disorders.
Charles Drew University is a private university located in Willowbrook, California in the Los Angeles Area.
It is a small institution with an enrollment of 114 undergraduate students.
On Saturday, June 20th, Charles Drew Health Center presented its annual Earn-A-Bike program, to the community.
Charles Drew Health Center will be giving away 200 new bikes, helmets and locks to children within the North Omaha community over the next 3 months.When I first visited, I knew that they stayed true to their cause.As a historically Black, Latino, and Asian university, the diversity on this campus is like nothing I have ever experienced.I would almost guess that most of the schools on this list are in similar neighborhoods where there is development pressure.If anyone has images of Drew that they would like to share, the good times and the bad- please add to this photo essay in Drew’s honor.If he couldn’t get home, and many nights he could not, I would read one of the stories on my own and tell him about it the next morning as he drove me to school. It was at this point that I made the connection between science and medicine. Drew was a hero and that I could make a difference and help others through science. Drew could succeed while struggling against the bonds of racism and poverty in the Jim Crow era, then I too could succeed. However, as I grew older and began to tackle the many obstacles in my way, it was not the memory of my childhood heroes that I called upon to motivate myself but the memories of my parents.I began to emulate him, and I even dressed up as him for Halloween one year. What my father did not realize was that he did not need to look far to find me role models, because I had them all along in him and my mother.Welcome to the Epsilon Iota Iota Chapter (EIIC) of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.As the chapter Basileus, it is my distinct pleasure to greet and thank you for visiting our website.When I was 8 years old, I was obsessed with dinosaurs, and I was determined to find a fossil in my backyard.I eventually found what I decided was a fossilized dinosaur egg.