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March 22, 2012

 
 

A Conversation with...

 

1910 Campus Drive

 

An expert in business demography, social entrepreneur Dr. James Johnson Jr., an NCCU alumnus, offers these reflections for our readers.

Q: Can you describe what you do?

A: “It’s chaotic,” he said. Johnson teaches courses at the Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC – Chapel Hill and works very closely with the university’s Association of Minority Business Students.

Johnson also runs a summer minority...

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Featured Events


IVEY HAYES art EXHIBIT

Now - April 20, Art Museum
The NCCU community welcomed artist and alumnus Ivey Hayes home with a small reception at...
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HONORS CONVOCATION

March 30, McDougald - McLendon Gymnasium
On Friday, March 30, Dr. James H. Johnson Jr. will serve as keynote speaker for North Carolina...
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OPEN HOUSE

March 31, McDougald - McLendon Gymnasium
NCCU will host its biannual University Open House event March 31, at 11 a.m. More than 1,000...
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In the News

 

TIES OF HONOR

Chancellor Charlie Nelms, Vice Chancellors Kevin Rome and Wendell Davis, and other members of the NCCU faculty and staff who know a thing or two about neckwear shared their knowledge...

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Stars Shine at NCCU

The sloping hills and verdant green were star-studded in February as some of young Hollywood’s best came to NCCU. Actress Gabrielle Union kicked-off the first of the National HBCU Obama Student Summits, serving as...

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Black History Month

A theatrical celebration of “Black Mama Monologues,” a screening of the HBO documentary, “Raising Renee,” highlighting Sun Trust Endowed Professor of Art and NCCU alum Beverly McIver, the rededication of...

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Announcements


Football Schedule and Presale Tickets

NCCU is selling the first 500 ticket packages for 2012 football season tickets for only $99 – a $36 savings off of the value of a reserved seat for each home game. The 2012 NCCU football season ticket...
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40 Under 40 Awards Call for Nominations

The Office of Alumni Relations is launching NCCU's inaugural “40 Under 40 Awards.” The program will recognize young alumni who have made significant contributions in the arts, entertainment, healthcare...
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Upcoming Events


CAMPUS EVENTS

3/26 - Dr. Helen G. Edmonds Keynote

4/16-21 - Annual Jazz Festival

4/20 - Play: For Brothers & Sisters Who Chose Life—When Death was not an Option
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ATHLETIC HOME GAMES

3/24 - Track and Field L. T. Walker/Lee Calhoun Invitational

3/24-25 - Men's Baseball vs. Savannah State University

3/30 - Men's Tennis vs. Morgan State University
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ALUMNI EVENTS

4/28 - Metro DC Alumni Chapter Annual Black Tie Scholarship Gala
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Featured Eagles

nccu Accolades

 

Eagles Tackle Poverty

NCCU has been named a national finalist on The President’s honor roll for community service...

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Twelve NCCU students participated in the second leg of the “Truth & Hope Tour, Putting a Face on Poverty in...

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Faculty honors

Helping those in need

NCCU honored eight faculty members on February 23, who brought in a total of more than $15 million...

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The NCCU Staff Senate participated in the 3rd Annual UNC Staff Assembly “Have a Heart” Campaign in...

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Through an Eagle's Lens

 

During the NCCU women's basketball team's trip to Baltimore to play Coppin State and Morgan State on Jan. 20, the Lady Eagles ventured to Washington, D.C., to visit the Pentagon Memorial and the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The NCCU men's basketball team visited the Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial less than a week earlier while in Washington, D.C., to play Howard.

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NCCU Throwback

   

Author, folklorist and anthropologist Zora Neal Hurston spent one year as an instructor at N.C. College for Negroes (now NCCU). Pictured here in 1939, Hurston enjoys a football game on the campus.

 
 

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