public affairs

Betty Pierce Dennis Returns as Nursing Department Chair

Dr. Betty Pierce Dennis, who chaired the Nursing Department at North Carolina Central University from 1999 to 2004, has returned to chair the department once again as it heads into a period of significant expansion in its new, state-of-the-art teaching facility. Before her return to NCCU, Dennis was a professor of nursing and dean of […]

Rep. Michaux Chosen for National Black College Hall of Fame

North Carolina Central University alumnus Henry M. “Mickey” Michaux Jr. has been selected for induction into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame. Michaux is a Durham lawyer and businessman and a longtime influential member of the North Carolina legislature. He earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from NCCU. He was elected to […]

NCCU Gets State Approval to Plan for a Ph.D. Program in Biosciences

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors has approved a request from North Carolina Central University to plan a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) program in integrated biosciences. If the planning proceeds on schedule, the program would accept its first students in fall 2012, and could award its degrees four years later. They would be […]

Tisha Powell, Ken Smith and John McCann added to TABJ Media Workshop

For the fifth consecutive year The Triangle Association of Black Journalists will share information on working with the media and getting coverage on television, radio and in print with local non-profit organizations at their “Making News” Media Access Workshop , July 7th at 9:30am in the School of Education Auditorium at NC Central University. The […]

NCCU Hails Success of Alcohol Prevention Grant

North Carolina Central University is winding down the final weeks of a two-year grant aimed at educating teens on campus and in the Durham community about the dangers of alcohol consumption. The initiative – dubbed Project SUCCESS – is living up to its name through outreach to hundreds of students in middle school, high school […]

NCCU Board of Trustees Meeting

The NCCU Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, June 21 at the Radisson Hotel Research Triangle Park and Wednesday, June 22 in the Emma Marable Conference Room of the William Jones Building. Click here to view agenda.

NCCU Round Table Focuses on Job Creation

Members of President Barack Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness came to North Carolina Central University on Monday morning seeking ideas and suggestions from local leaders about how to accelerate job growth and economic development. And they did not leave empty-handed. In a spirited 90-minute round-table discussion, representatives of Research Triangle businesses, nonprofits, governments and […]

NCCU School of Education Offers Summer Technology Institute

The North Carolina Central University School of Education will hold its third annual Summer Technology Institute, “Preparing 21st Century Educators as Technology Leaders to Teach Millennial Students,” on June 23 and 24. The Institute will take place in the H.M. Michaux Jr. School of Education from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days. Anthony Tata, […]

Media Advisory: NCCU Commencement Weekend

North Carolina Central University will, for the first time, hold separate spring commencement ceremonies on Friday and Saturday to award baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Graduate and professional degrees will be awarded on Friday afternoon in McDougald–McLendon Gymnasium. The baccalaureate ceremony will be on Saturday morning in O’Kelly–Riddick Stadium. Graduate and Professional Commencement Master’s degrees and […]

Yes, NCCU Has A Bowling Team

It has been one of the best-kept secrets in the NCCU athletics department, probably because the team rarely plays at home. But if things keep getting better and better, soon the exploits of the Eagle bowling team are going to be well known in the NCCU community. The Eagle rollers went 34-30-1 this season, the […]

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