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NCCU School of Law Uses Cutting Edge Technology and Desktop Video-Conferencing as Teaching Tool

Raymond Pierce, dean of the North Carolina Central University School of Law, announces the offering of a new summer certificate program, “Justice in the Practice of Law.” The program is available to law students across the United States. All courses are offered in the evening and run consecutively. Classes will be taught using telepresence and […]

Early Voting at Student Union

Early voting for the May 8 North Carolina primary election has begun at the on-campus precinct in the A.E. Student Union. Durham County residents can register and vote during the times listed below. Additional information can be found on the Durham County Board of Elections website. April 27 – 28, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 29, noon […]

Musical Crossroads: Telling the Story of African-American Music in a National Museum

In 2015, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture will open on the National Mall in Washington, DC. One of the museum’s permanent exhibits, Musical Crossroads, will reflect African American music making from its earliest manifestations to the present day. Musical Crossroads aims to validate the influence of African-American music on American culture […]

African Diaspora Symposium: Freedom or Liberation

The Department of History at North Carolina Central University will host the fourth annual African Diaspora Studies Symposium on Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, in the Mary Townes Science Building. The theme is “Freedom or Liberation? The Quest for Autonomy in the Diaspora.” Sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday. […]

Academic Excellence Honored at NCCU

North Carolina Central University will hold its 63rd Annual Honors Convocation on Friday, March 30, in the McDougald – McLendon Gymnasium at 10:15 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Dr. James (Jim) H. Johnson, William Rand Kenan Jr. distinguished professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy at UNC–Chapel Hill and an NCCU alumnus. Johnson is director of […]

Meet Artist and NCCU Alumnus Ivey Hayes

Meet Artist and NCCU Alumnus Ivey Hayes on Friday, March 9, 10:30 a.m. in the NCCU Art Museum.

NCCU Announces ‘Budget Buster’ Deal on Football Season Tickets

Starting Thursday, March 1, North Carolina Central University is offering a ‘Budget Buster’ deal on its 2012 football season tickets, selling the first 500 ticket packages for only $99 – a $36 savings off of the value of a reserved seat for each home game. The 2012 NCCU football season ticket package includes a reserved […]

Educators from Minority-Serving Institutions to Meet and Share Strategies at NCCU

Representatives from colleges and universities that serve large numbers of minority students will gather for a two-day meeting this week at North Carolina Central University to explore and share strategies for student success. Scholars and administrators from institutions serving African-American, Hispanic and American Indian students will attend the spring 2012 meeting of the Walmart Foundation […]

NCCU Selected to Participate in Prestigious ‘Circle City Classic’ Football Game

North Carolina Central University and South Carolina State University will meet on the gridiron on Oct. 6 in Indianapolis, Ind., inside Lucas Oil Stadium, home of Super Bowl XLVI, for the 29thannual “Circle City Classic” football game, the event hosts Indiana Black Expo, Inc. (IBE) and Indiana Sports Corporation announced Wednesday (Feb. 22). A series […]

National HBCU Obama Student Summit

NCCU’s SGA will host the National HBCU Obama Student Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The summit will feature a policy discussion led by actress Gabrielle Union and NCCU students on three topics: education, jobs and healthcare. Participants include Valerie Jarrett, senior democratic strategist, and U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield. The event will be held in the […]

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