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NCCU Welcomes First Time Students During Week of Welcome

The start of the fall semester at North Carolina Central University is just a couple of weeks away. Classes begin on…

Becton Takes Office as Interim Chancellor at NCCU

Charles L. Becton, an attorney and former judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, took office as interim chanc…

NCCU Art Museum Celebrates Hispanic Heritage in Opening Exhibit

The North Carolina Central University Art Museum will host the first exhibition of the fall 2012 season, Colores, fr…

NCCU Football Travel and Ticket Information

The North Carolina Central University Office of Alumni Relations is excited to announce its partnership with USA Luxury Tours offering first class alumni travel packages for the 2012 football season! All packages are based on double occupancy and include: transportation, lodging, luggage handling, hotel breakfast, game tickets and additional amenities based on the location. We […]

Study Offers New Data on How Indoor Insecticide Spraying Cuts Malaria Infections

A study by researchers at North Carolina Central University and Duke University offers new evidence supporting indoor insecticide spraying as a way to sharply reduce malaria deaths. In the most comprehensive review to date of the effectiveness of indoor insecticide treatments, a team led by Dohyeong Kim, Ph.D., associate professor in NCCU’s Department of Public […]

NCCU Physicist’s Team Gets Patent For High-Tech Scanning Device

Dr. Igor V. Bondarev, associate professor of physics at North Carolina Central University, and two other scientists have been awarded a patent for a device to scan extremely smooth surfaces to identify the tiniest flaws. The device, called a carbon nanotube oscillator, has a wide range of potential applications in industrial, research and university laboratories […]

Phyliss Craig-Taylor Named Dean of NCCU School of Law

North Carolina Central University will welcome a new dean of the School of Law, Phyliss Craig-Taylor, in July. Craig-Taylor most recently served as associate dean for academics at Charlotte School of Law in Charlotte. Assuming the dean’s office marks a return to NCCU for Craig-Taylor, who served as a law professor from 2000 to 2006. […]

NCCU Research Center Receives $5.7 million NIH Grant for Health Disparities Projects

North Carolina Central University’s Julius L. Chambers Biomedical/Biotechnology Research Institute (BBRI) has received a National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Exploratory Center of Excellence grant for $5.7 million. Originally funded in 2002 as Project EXPORT, this is a five-year competitive renewal of the longest-funded National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant at BBRI. […]

‘Soul of Our Nation is on Trial,’ Civil Rights Leader William Barber Tells NCCU Grads

North Carolina Central University awarded bachelor’s degrees to 536 students on Saturday, May 12, in commencement ceremonies at O’Kelly–Riddick Stadium. But before the graduates walked across the stage to collect their diplomas, they were rousingly challenged by the Rev. William Barber II to engage in the never-ending fight for social justice. Barber, a 1985 graduate […]

Master’s and Law Degrees Presented to 385 Graduates at NCCU

North Carolina Central University awarded graduate and professional degrees to 385 students on Friday, May 11, in ceremonies at McDougald–McLendon Gymnasium. In a rousing commencement address, attorney and talk-show host Warren Ballentine challenged the graduates to “stay humble and remember to dream.” “You are the cream of the crop,” Ballentine told the graduates. “Many of […]

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