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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. Shepard has 23,000 followers on Twitter, 412,000 followers on Instagram and...
 
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Governor Appoints Double Eagle to New Post

NCCU School of Law alumnus Bradley Hicks has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve as director of the Employee Classification Section in the North Carolina Industrial Commission. In this role, Hicks will provide leadership in identifying businesses that engage in activities of Employee Misclassification throughout...
 
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Former NCCU Trustee, Alumnus Recognized For Service

North Carolina Central University alumnus and state Rep. Henry M. Michaux Jr. was named as a 2016 Humanitarian of the Year by the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP. He will be recognized for his lifelong commitment and outstanding contributions to voting rights and civil rights in Raleigh at the 32nd annual...
 
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Legal Eagle Soars While Helping Others

NCCU School of Law alumna Sharita Whitaker not only excels in commercial real estate law, she also gives back by helping future lawyers attain success. Whitaker is committed to assisting minorities develop successful careers in the legal profession. In 2015, the Triangle Business Journal named Whitaker as a Leader in...
 
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Assistant Director for NCCU Alumni Relations to Retire

Joan Morrision, assistant director for North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Office of Alumni Relations and an Eagle alumna, is set to retire on Dec. 31. Morrison is a longtime contributor and supporter of NCCU. For 36 years, through various roles, Morrison devoted her career and talents to the advancement of...
 
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Governor Appoints Legal Eagle To Judicial Post

North Carolina Central University School of Law alumnus Jason Disbrow has been appointed by Gov. Pat McCrory to serve as judge in the North Carolina 13th Judicial District. In this role, Disbrow will preside over court cases in Columbus, Brunswick and Bladen counties. Prior his appointment, Disbrow was a partner at...
 
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NCCU Alumna Soars in the Nation’s Capital

North Carolina Central University alumna Kimberly A. Bassett was named as a 2015 Leadership Award Honoree by Crittenton Services of Greater Washington during its 127th Anniversary Celebration. Bassett, director for Women’s Policy & Initiatives (MOWPI) in the Washington, D.C., mayor’s office, was...
 
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NCCU Trustee & Alumnus To Lead Commerce For Philadelphia

North Carolina Central University Board of Trustees member and alumnus Harold T. Epps has been appointed to serve as commerce director for the city of Philadelphia by Mayor-elect Jim Kenney. In this role, Epps will ensure that the city’s commercial projects benefit from economic development. As the new commerce...
 
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Eagle Advances Youth With Motivation

NCCU alumnus Edmund Lewis Jr. devotes his talents to promoting higher education in a major way. Lewis received a bachelor’s degree in social work from North Carolina Central University. He also earned a master’s in Policy Evaluations and Community Social Systems from Michigan State University. He began his...
 
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Eagle Soars As Community Activist

North Carolina Central University alumna the Rev. Michelle Cotton Laws is someone who continually helps those in need in North Carolina.  Her passion for being an advocate for people in need began at age 10 and continued throughout college. Laws seeks to help the homeless, unemployed and underpaid, even if it means...
 
 
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