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Alumnus Named Assistant Police Chief

Terrence Sembly, ’87, veteran law enforcement officer, has moved up the ranks to assistant police chief of the Durham Police Department. Prior to his appointment, Sembly served as commander of the Organized Crime Division of Durham’s District Four, among other leadership roles. Previously, he...
 
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NCCU Alumnus Honored with MEAC Award

For alumnus Mandrake K. Lewis, ’97, providing service to the community also involves supporting his alma mater. Lewis was honored with a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Distinguished Alumni Award for his continuous support to North Carolina Central University during the 2018 MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va., on March...
 
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NCCU Alumnus Honored with MEAC Award

For alumnus Mandrake K. Lewis, ’97, providing service to the community also involves supporting his alma mater. Lewis was honored with the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Distinguished Alumni Award for his continuous support to North Carolina Central University during the 2018 MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va., on March...
 
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Alumna Named Assistant Principal of the Year

The commitment of Andrea Petifer, ’05, ’14, to educate the next generation of leaders has resulted in her being named Durham Public Schools’ 2018 Assistant Principal of the Year. Petifer currently serves as assistant principal at Pearsontown Elementary School in Durham, N.C. Prior to joining...
 
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Alumna Awarded Prestigious Honor

Lauretta H. Holloway, ’74, ’76, has been awarded the 2018 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (Case District III) Bill Franklin Volunteer of the Year Award. The award honors individuals who play a vital role in institutional advancement. Holloway was recognized for her overall volunteer contributions...
 
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Golden Eagle Named to North Carolina Commission

Yvonne Simmons Pettis, ’62, was appointed to the North Carolina Chief Justice Commission on Professionalism in January 2018. She is one of six new members on the commission established by the North Carolina Supreme Court in 1998.  Pettis currently operates her own real estate company, Von Pettis Realty, in...
 
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Alumnus Stars in Network TV Show

Jimmy Woods, a 2014 Theatre and Dance graduate, currently stars in The CW's new series "Black Lightning." The 13-part television series based on a DC Comics superhero premiered on Jan. 16 and will continue to air weekly each Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. C.T. Woods, a Durham native, was adopted at a young...
 
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Alumna Sworn in as Pitt County Judge

Wendy Hazelton, '97, '06, has been sworn in as Pitt County District Court judge. Hazelton is the first African-American to serve in this position. Prior to her appointment, Hazelton served as an assistant public defender in Pitt County practicing in both district and superior courts. Hazelton also served for...
 
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Alumna Named Johnson C. Smith University Vice President

Alumna Tami B. Simmons has been named vice president of Institutional Advancement for Johnson C. Smith University. In her new role, Simmons will oversee fundraising and development, alumni relations, communications and marketing. Previously, she served as executive director of Susan G. Komen Charlotte. She also has...
 
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Join NCCU at the 2018 MEAC Basketball Tournament

Help us cheer on our 2017 Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament Champions and Women's Basketball Team during the 2018 MEAC Tournament.  This year’s match will be held March 5-11, 2018, at the Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va.  For a detailed schedule, visit...
 
 
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