September 18, 2012


Q & A with Chancellor Becton


1910 Campus Drive


Charles Becton was appointed interim chancellor by UNC President Tom Ross and began on Aug. 6. A little more than a month on the job, here is what Becton had to say about his role as interim chancellor of NCCU.

What have the first five weeks as interim chancellor of NCCU taught you?

"I came to NCCU and wanted to be a sponge to soak in everything I could. I immediately found myself drinking water from a firehose," said Chancellor Becton. "There have been challenges...

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Featured Events

Fall Convocation

Sept. 21, at 9:15 a.m.
McDougald – McLendon Gym

The Color Purple

Oct. 5, 6, 12, 13 at 8 p.m.
Oct. 7 and 14, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

University Theatre

Eagle pov

Coming next month
Eagle POV (Point of View) by NCCU students Chris Lopez and Joshua Moffett. These short videos will take the pulse of the NCCU campus, capturing the life of an Eagle.

To see some of Chris and Joshua's work, click here.


In the News


Welcome Dr. Sita!

NCCU will host Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Paul N. Masamba Sita during the 2012-13 academic year. Sita is an associate professor at the Universite Pedagogique Nationale in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He...

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Moving Up in the Ranks

North Carolina Central University placed 26th in the master’s-level universities category in Washington Monthly magazine’s 2012 rankings of American colleges and universities. Last year, NCCU ranked 39th in...

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Collard Green Dreams

The Academic Community Service Learning Program, in partnership with the NCCU student chapter of Habitat for Humanity to create a community garden on the campus of NCCU. Located between the Mary Townes...

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Circle City Classic

Oct. 6, 7 p.m.

Fall Open House

Oct. 20, 10 a.m.
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Football Schedule


9/22 - Savannah State


10/6 - South Carolina State
10/13 - Morgan State
10/18 - Hampton
10/27 - Bethune-Cookman


11/3 - Delaware State
11/10 - Florida A&M
11/17 - NC A&T State

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Other Home/Durham Athletic Events


10/5 - Volleyball vs. Florida A&M
10/7 - Volleyball vs. Bethune-Cookman
10/13 - Cross Country Classic


11/9 - Volleyball vs. South Carolina State
11/11 - Volleyball vs. Savannah State


Featured Eagles

Ready for His Close-Up


Alumni Recognized

North Carolina Central University senior Chris Lopez is a business major with a concentration in...

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Tania Butler-Davis, ’94, president of the NCCU Alumni Association has been selected to receive the...

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Protecting and Serving

Prof. Receives Award

Sergeant Billy Boyd was recognized during the annual College and University Police and Investigators...

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Dr. Rolin Mainuddin, associate professor of political science, has received a $5,000 award from the...

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Through An Eagle's Lens

It's time to come home to the sloping hills and verdant green of NCCU. Come and enjoy networking events, parties, family-friendly activities and milestone class reunions. Be sure to cheer on the Eagles when they take on Delaware State. Homecoming will take place Oct. 28 – Nov. 4. There 'll be plenty of opportunities to connect and reminisce all week.


Digging in the Crates


Ready for Eagles football? An early football team, circa 1930, at what was then NCC (North Carolina College).


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