public affairs

Ivey Hayes Exhibit Opens at NCCU Art Museum

North Carolina Central University will celebrate the work of artist and NCCU alumnus Ivey Hayes with the opening of an exhibit, “Ivey Hayes: A Retrospective,” on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 2 p.m. at the NCCU Art Museum. The exhibit will run through April 20. Hayes was born in Rocky Point, N.C., a small rural community […]

NCCU Theater Production Gives Voice to Black Motherhood

In celebration of Black History Month, North Carolina Central University will present “Black Mama Monologues” on Feb. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. in the University Theater. Conceived by Anton Hough and Kerri Mubaarak, “Black Mama Monologues” captures the soul of the African-American woman. The […]

Black History Month Celebrates African-American Women

Public Affairs Programs February 7, at 7 p.m. – The Faces of Poverty Special As part of an ongoing initiative to serve our listeners in the public interest, WNCU 90.7 FM invites you to listen to and participate in a community-based program February 7 beginning at 7 p.m. Our forum entitled “The Faces of Poverty […]

NCCU Chancellor Calls for Agents of Change

To those who might hope for someone with Martin Luther King Jr.’s stature and charisma to come along and lead the fight for justice, equality and economic fairness, Charlie Nelms offers this urgent advice: Stop waiting and get to work. “All of us must take personal responsibility to fight for human rights and human survival,” […]

Self-Made Multimillionaire at age 22 to Speak at NCCU

Hezekiah Griggs III, self-made multimillionaire at age 22, will present “Realize your Potential” on Feb. 7, at 7 p.m., Miller-Morgan Auditorium.  Click here to learn more.

NCCU Art Museum Welcomes Durham Public School Student Artist Exhibit

The North Carolina Central University Art Museum is once again showcasing the work of Durham’s best and brightest young artists. “Durham’s Finest,” an annual exhibit of art created by Durham Public Schools students, will open on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. “Durham’s Finest” comprises works by 220 students in kindergarten through 12th grade. “This […]

Lunch Counter from Sit-In Era Is Focus of NCCU Ceremony

A section of the F.W. Woolworth & Co. lunch counter at which sit-in protests took place in Durham in 1960 will be rededicated in a ceremony at North Carolina Central University on Sunday, Feb. 5, in one of a series of Black History Month observances at the university. The anti-segregation sit-ins in downtown Durham began […]

UNC System Approves NCCU’s Doctorate Program in Biosciences

North Carolina Central University received final approval today from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to introduce a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) program in integrated biosciences. The university will now begin recruiting students to enter the program in fall 2012, and would award its degrees four years later. They would be the first […]

24th Annual Bull Durham Blues Festival

Saturday, September 10, 2011 6pm-12 Midnight (gates open at 5pm) Durham Central Park 501 Foster Street Durham, NC This event is free and open to the public.  Our way of saying thank you to the community for 24 year of unwavering support. Click here to view the lineup.

School of Business Names New Dean

D. Keith Pigues, a business executive, author and teacher, has been named dean of the School of Business at North Carolina Central University. Pigues comes to NCCU from PlyGem Industries, a privately held building products company based in Cary, N.C., where he was senior vice president and chief marketing officer and member of the company’s […]

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