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    Thursday's Financial Tips 3 Steps to Get Your Bills Under Control PDF Print E-mail
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    AUGUST 22, 2013 - Each month we are bombarded with bills in our inbox, smartphone, or mail. Of course with anything, without having a sound system in place, we can easily be overwhelmed.


    
If your bills have gotten the best of you, here are three steps to help manage your monthly bills.


    
Create a System
    
Having a system for your bills is key. A great idea is to pay your bills according to your pay schedule. For example, if you are paid on the 1st and 15th, you may want to pay your bills on the same dates. Let's say for instance if a bill is due on the 7th, paying this bill on the 1st will not only reduce late fees, but also give you peace of mind knowing this bill has already been paid.


    
Write it Down
    
It doesn't matter where or how, but writing your bills and due dates somewhere visible can help you better manage your bills. Consider using a bill calendar or making one of your own. There are also apps that are available that can help you manage your bills. 


    
Reduce Them
    
Of course bills could be overwhelming, but there is something you can do about it. After you have taking the time to write your bills, review each one to determine whether you can eliminate or reduce it. This will not only help you better manage your bills but in the long run, help save you money as well!


     
    Brazilian Teachers Soak Up Life, Lessons in New Orleans PDF Print E-mail
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    July 31, 2013


    Dillard University welcomed a group of 24 public school teachers from Brazil this summer for an intensive English language study program and received a dose of global awareness in return.

    As part of a new collaboration between the U.S. and Brazilian governments and historically black colleges and universities in the United States, the teachers are spending six weeks taking classes to improve their reading, writing and speaking abilities, then taking their sharpened English skills back to their students.

    The teachers were warned to give Americans more personal space and told that Americans are not as outwardly friendly as Brazilians but found a warm welcome in New Orleans.

    Click here to read more on theadvocate.com


     
    President Kimbrough featured in "Video Mentor" Navigating the Academic Hierarchy! PDF Print E-mail
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    The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center has released a “Video Mentor” for new and aspiring faculty members. The purpose of the video entitled Navigating the Academic Hierarchy is to educate new and aspiring faculty members on the basic principles that drive institutions of higher learning.  The video features highly respected faculty members and administrators of several different Louisiana Universities.


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    Featuring (In Order of Appearance)

    Dr. Walter Kimbrough

    President - Dillard University

    Dr. Renita Marshall

    Assoc. Professor- Southern University

    Dr. Adell Brown

    Executive Vice- Chancellor for Research-Southern University Ag Center

    Dr. Roland Mitchell

    Assoc. Professor – Louisiana State University

    Dr. Linda Benedict

    Assoc. Director, Office of Communications-Louisiana State University Ag Center

    Dr. Andra Johnson

    Assoc. Professor-Southern University


     
    President Kimbrough Speaks on Dillard and the Tom Joyner Foundation PDF Print E-mail
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    WMK 2-20122Listen to what  President Kimbrough had to say about the current status of Dillard University and the Tom Joyner Foundation School of the Month campaign! 

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    History traces black correspondents PDF Print E-mail
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    Dr. Jinx Broussard, former Dillard professor and chair for communication has invited the Dillard community to attend a  book signing and reception here at Dillard this week.  In her book, Dr. Broussard traces the history of black foreign correspondents and chronicles their role in providing a different perspective and perception of black soldiers as well as events abroad.
     
    Thursday, July 25, 2013
    Atrium, Professional Schools and Sciences Building
    6 – 8 p.m.
     
    A book review by Dr. Cleo Allen appeared in the Sunday edition of The New Orleans Advocate. Click here for more.
     
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