YAAA Career Connections
Are you an African American Yale employee that has an unusual or interesting job that you would like to be interviewed about? If so, please join Ms. Furahi Achebe and her students in an episode of The Fitting Room.
How did you begin your career?
On April 27th, President Peter Salovey announced the names of Yale’s new residential colleges. The northern-most college, located closest to Science Park, will be named after Pauline (Pauli) Murray, a life-long civil rights activist and Yale Alumna. This decision marks a major turning point in the academy’s history and reflects the cultural diversity of the present-day Yale campus.
The Yale African American Affinity Group (YAAA) in conjunction with The First Tee of Connecticut and The Yale Golf Course continues to offer middle school students to learn the game of golf. The First Tee curriculum focuses on teaching character education and it’s “Nine Core Values” (honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment).