UNCF/Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow Summer Activities

The summer reports are rolling in, as we return to our campuses for the 2018-19 school year. Here are a couple of highlights and pictures that we've received:

Irah Gates interned with the City of Memphis' Urban Fellows Program, and was nominated and accepted for participation in the White House Initiative on HBCUs. 


Nzali Scales studied abroad for a month in the Dominican Republic, and participated in a Leadership Alliance cohort at Columbia University.


UNCF MMUF Faculty Mentor Stephane Dunn covers Black Panther


UNCF MMUF faculty mentor Stephane Dunn has written a response to the film Black Panther for the blog NewBlackMan (in Exile). Dr. Dunn is an associate professor and Director of the Cinema, Television, & Emerging Media Studies program (CTEMS) at Morehouse College. The article can be found by following this link - http://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2018/02/black-panther-double-sided-review-on.html?m=1#!/2018/02/black-panther-double-sided-review-on.html