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Alumnus David Bailey Exemplifies Eagle Excellence

U.S. Capitol Police Officer David Bailey, ‘07, took the motto Truth and Service to heart while serving as a special agent for U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise on June 14, as a gunman opened fire on a baseball field in Alexandria, Va. Bailey’s heroism became a national sensation after he and another officer fired back...
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NCCU Alumna Named Teacher of the Year

NCCU alumna Kirtina Jones has been named the Durham Public Schools’ 2018 Teacher of the Year. Jones currently serves as a second-grade teacher at R.N. Harris Elementary School in Durham, N.C. The thirteen-year teaching veteran received an $1,000 award and will go on to compete in regional level of the state’s...
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Alumna Deborah Ally Named to United Way Board

Deborah Ally, an NCCU alumna and president of the United Way of Gaston County, has been appointed as a member of the statewide United Way of North Carolina Board of Directors. Ally says her goals for the board include expanding United Way’s impact on all residents of North Carolina and working to improve...
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Alumnus Named Vance-Granville Community College VP

NCCU alumnus Levy Brown has been named vice president of student services for Vance-Granville Community College in Henderson, N.C. Prior to his appointment, Brown served as dean of Arts and Sciences at Lenoir Community College and dean of Student Services. Brown also served as associate vice president of Student...
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Alumna Launches Digital Magazine

NCCU alumna Sabrina Seymore has launched “The Prevailing Woman,” a digital magazine that promotes professional and personal achievements of women. In the online magazine, Seymore explores the accomplishments by women of various ethnicities and cultural backgrounds while also promoting women’s...
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Alumnus Alfred J. Whitesides Jr. Honored

Asheville City Schools Foundation will honor NCCU alumnus Alfred J. Whitesides Jr. for his work in the community during its annual Celebration of Champions event. Whitesides will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization’s annual event on May 6. The civil rights activist and retired...
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Alumna Authors Book About Higher Education

Alumna Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D., authored novel, “Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise for For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy.” In the narrative, Cottom examines higher education in the for-profit sector. She also explores the benefits, pitfalls and real costs of a for-profit education. Cottom discussed her...
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Alumna Demonstrates Excellence In Education

NCCU alumna Monique Perry, Ph.D., was awarded the 2017 South Carolina Technical Education Association A. Wade Martin Innovator of the Year Award. The award honors individuals who use innovative approaches to meet needs in the technical education arena and whose achievements impact the South Carolina Technical College...
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Cheer on NCCU’s Eagle Men’s Basketball Team!

North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament Champions will battle University of California, Davis in the NCAA Tournament First Four game on Wednesday, March 15, at 6:40 p.m. ET. The game will air on truTV. Following is a list of watch...
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Alumna Wins United Way Competition

NCCU alumna Destiny Alexander is the winner of “Idea Generation Next: College Edition,” a contest sponsored by United Way of the Greater Triangle. The competition offered college students and recent graduates a chance to pitch their best ideas for addressing social issues in their local communities to a panel...
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