Happy New Year!!!

January 1, 2021

We wish you a happy and safe holiday as you spend time with family and friends. Please continue to tread safely and remember to register for our National Convention by 03/15/21.

Best wishes for 2021!!!

COVID-19 UPDATE - CLICK HERE! STAY SAFE!!!

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CURRENT DEVELOPMENT - JANUARY 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT - JANUARY 2021!

Open Nominations for National Officers of CWA-AA, USA INC.

 

From: CWA-AA, USA Executive Board 

Subject: National Convention 2021

Attention: Members and Supporters of CWA Alumni Association, USA

 

Dear Members and Supporters,

This is to announce that the 2021 CWA AA, USA National Convention and election of officers have been postponed  from January 16, 2021 to a tentative date of March 27, 2021. Taking into account the current status of events in the USA, and after additional consultation with several alumni, the Board voted to enact this change in the best interest of the Association and its member body.

The extension will allow us the time to assess the post inauguration and prevailing pandemic conditions, avoid conflict with the newly announced Maryland Democratic Party’s 2021 Presidential Inauguration Virtual Gala on Saturday, January 16th, as well as add time to advertise the new date.  As promised, this election will be free, fair, opened, and inclusive to ensure that every alumnus can participate and elect the leadership of his/ her choice. In wake of the current socio-political climate in the country precipitated by last Wednesday’s horrific events, as well as the grim milestone of COVID-19 cases and deaths, the Board believes the postponement of the convention is not only critical, but also the most logical action at this point. In making this decision, the Board also took into consideration the number of alumni and members of our community who have been directly or indirectly impacted by the recent loss of family and friends.

Except for the aforementioned date change, all other mechanisms will remain in place. The deadline to register for the convention has also been extended through March 15, 2021, and application/nomination extended through March 5, 2021. Additional details and links are included below for your convenience. Please share this information with class/schoolmates and update relevant parties accordingly. Thanks to those who recently paid their membership dues through May 2021. Although dues and convention fees have been suspended as requirements for participation in this year’s convention (due to the significance of this convention, as well as, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic), your financial support is still encouraged. Add your name to The Wall (optional)!

If you have further questions or concerns please contact us at Administrator@cwaaausa.org,  cwaaausa@yahoo.com or 240-715-7737. 

ELECTIONS GUIDANCE!

The nomination for National Officers is now extended through March 5, 2021. The positions include President; 1st Vice President; 2nd Vice President; Secretary; Financial Secretary; Treasurer; and Chaplain. 

In keeping with our By-Laws, we are requesting nominations for candidates for all positions beginning now through March 5, 2021 (deadline). Positions that are not contested within the time frame will be opened on March 27, 2021. There will be no nominations from the floor for positions already applied for. You may nominate yourself or an alumnus/a for an open position (one per candidate). The counting of ballots and the announcement of elections results will be done immediately by the election facilitator. Click, Read and Submit!

We wish you a safe and prosperous New Year and, as always, thank you for your continued support!

You may contact the Association directly to verify/clarify any information via any one of         the contact information below. 

CWA-AA USA INC.

NATIONAL CONVENTION

PRE-REGISTRATION 

Building an inclusive and diverse future for ALL CWA alumni.

Sign-Up to help us design a virtual conference experience, ensure maximum participation, and set a bold agenda for CWA-AA, USA's future. 

National Convention (election of officers) 

March 27, 2021 (tentative)

Building an Association for ALL GENERATIONS of CWA     alumni and former students.

Please click on the Join Us link and sign-up or update your membership information.

Together we can build an inclusive organization for all alumni and former students of CWA. Do your part and stay connected!!! Thank you. 

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2019!!!

Identity Concerns & Data Sharing 

Please note, due to federal/state laws - regarding protection for privacy & personal data, and concerns regarding identity issues, CWA-AA, USA will NOT request any information about members of your class in an effort to protect your/classmate identity, as well as comply with laws & policies. 

You may register/update your (individual) membership online via our website for direct communication from the Association.  Information released to individuals or groups outside of CWA-AA, USA is not secure and could be subject to risks or exposure.

      Thank you!

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

CWA-AA, USA, Inc. congratulates all classes observing graduation milestones this year. We wish you a successful class reunion ... '51, '61, '71, '81, '91, '01 and '11 

Cheers to '21!

CWA

 -  40-ton container with school ready items 

-   New graduations gowns, caps & tassels

 -  Two sets reversible sports jerseys 

 -  Paid allowances & teachers' salaries 

 -  Created the Deserving Teachers/Students    

    Scholarship program - provided three

     years of scholarship to deserving

      students.

 -  Built infrastructure/online presence (website) 

 -  Multicolor - high-capacity copier/printer to

    replace old mammographic machine

 -  One year supply of replacement cartridges

 -  Half container of curriculum and library 

    books, encyclopedia and magazines

 -  Computers for school computer café 

 -  Developed Water Tower Project 

 

Revenue Generation/Benefits - CWA-AA, USA

 -  CWA logo visa "cash-back" credit card

 -   Choice Hotel discounts

 -   Hertz Car rental discounts 

 -   All State umbrella insurance

 -    Viridian Electric program 

                            Click here!

Fellow Fox,

We have started on our annual Membership Dues Campaign for 2020-2021. Dues collected help to keep the Association operational, but also fund important projects at CWA. Dues paying members receive several benefits including official verification and representation. Please look out for our communication with detailed information regarding dues payment - or click and PAY below.

Rest in Peace.

Alumnus, John N. Sunday, '86

Mr. John W. McClain, Jr., '64

Independent Sales Associate, MD 

TriStar Realty 

(301) 799-1713

CWA-AA, USA Life Member

Ms. Delores Macauley,  '76

Senior Independent Consultant

Mary Kay Networks

Former Instructor

www.marykay.com/doloresmacauley 

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CWA High School 

The College of West Africa ("CWA") is a Methodist high school in Monrovia, Liberia. The school was opened in 1839 (as the "Monrovia Seminary"), making it one of the oldest European-style schools in Africa. 

 

CWA High School is OPENED and fully operational [2020 - 2021 school year]. 

President: Rev. Paye Cooper Mondolo

The high school occupies the main Cox building from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm - 2019 SENIOR PICS

Stay tune for current updates regarding CWA.

 

 CWA School Guiding Principles

 CWA BCW Updates

 CWA Operating Budget

College of West Africa, Liberia

Ashmun Street, Monrovia

"Though a thousand fall; let not Africa be given up" ~ Melville B. Cox 

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​CWA-AA, USA Inc., Post Office Box 1426, Bowie, MD 20717

Contact: Administrator@cwaaausa.org or Cwaaausa@yahoo.com or 240-715-7737

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