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NCCU Trustee and Alumnus Honored

Savoy Magazine has named NCCU Board of Trustees member and alumnus Michael P. Johnson as one of the world’s most influential African-American corporate directors. Johnson is president and chief executive officer of the business-management consulting firm J&A Group LLC, in Tulsa, Okla., and previously served as...
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NCCU Announces 2016 Homecoming Alumni Concert Performers

North Carolina Central University will welcome back alumni to enjoy the smooth and sultry sounds of Eddie Levert, Sr. and special guests Midnight Star during the annual alumni concert Friday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m. at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning Friday,...
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NCCU Alumni Named to National Hall of Fame

Two North Carolina Central University (NCCU) alumni have been named inductees to the 2016 National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame. U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield and Rev. William Barber are among 10 honorees chosen for their achievements and support of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The induction...
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Alumna Ascends In Higher Education

The University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, has named North Carolina Central University alumna Dr. Amanda Bryant-Friedrich as dean of the College of Graduate Studies. Prior to her appointment, Bryant-Friedrich served as director of the Shimadzu Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Research Excellence at the University of Toledo....
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NCCU 2016 Forty Under Forty Honorees Announced

The North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Office of Alumni Relations will honor 40 alumni for their contributions and leadership at the third annual Forty Under Forty Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m., at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham. Chosen by a committee of their...
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Alumnus Named University President

Paine College in Augusta, Ga., has named North Carolina Central University alumnus Dr. Samuel Sullivan as its president. Prior to his appointment, Sullivan served as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Paine College. Before joining the university, Sullivan was vice president of Academic Affairs at...
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Legal Eagle Ascends at World’s Busiest Airport

North Carolina Central University alumnus Michael L. Smith was recently named senior deputy general manager for the Department of Aviation at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. In this role, Smith manages day-to-day functional operations at the airport, including terminal and landside operations; commercial...
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Alumna Named Morrisville Police Chief

North Carolina Central University alumna Patrice Andrews was recently appointed as the chief of the Morrisville Police Department. Andrews will be the first woman to serve in the role that she will begin on June 6. Andrews was selected from amongst 70 other candidates to lead the Morrisville police. After the list was...
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Alumnus Named CBS Affiliate News Director

North Carolina Central University alumnus Johnny Greene has been appointed to serve as news director of CBS-owned WBZ-TV in Boston. In this role, Green will work alongside on-air and off-air talent to produce local news coverage with WBZ-TV. Along with his new position, Green will oversee the development of a newscast...
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NCCU Alumnus to Lead Mount St. Joseph University

North Carolina Central University alumnus H. James Williams has been appointed to serve as the seventh president of Mount St. Joseph University, a liberal arts Catholic university in Cincinnati, Ohio. Prior to joining Mount St. Joseph University. Williams served as president of Fisk University in Nashville from 2013...
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