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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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NCCU Trustee & Alumnus Honored with MEAC Award

North Carolina Central University Board of Trustees member and alumnus Michael P. Johnson was honored with a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Distinguished Alumni Award for his continuous support to North Carolina Central University. The award was presented during the 2016 MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va. on March...
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Eagle Advances Education

North Carolina Central University alumnus Lewis Ferebee was named a 2016 “Leader to Learn From” by Education Week. The recognition honors the most influential, inspiring and innovative school district leaders in the United States. In the report, Ferebee, superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools, was...
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Alumna Soars in Social Media

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) alumna Simone Shepherd has taken social media by storm. Shepherd, a recent guest on the Steve Harvey talk show, discussed her success as a social media icon and also gave audience members tips for success. Shepherd has 23,000 followers on Twitter, 412,000 followers on Instagram...
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