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North Carolina Central University (NCCU) will honor 40 outstanding alumni at the fourth biennial Forty Under Forty Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel Raleigh Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park in Durham. The awards were created to recognize leaders under...
 
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Alumna Soars in Science

Heroes don’t always wear capes, sometimes they wear white coats. North Carolina Central University (NCCU) alumna Siobahn C. Day is the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in Computer Science from North Carolina A&T State University. Siobahn, a 2009 graduate who earned a master’s degree in computer information...
 
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NCCU 2018 Forty Under Forty Honorees Announced

The North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Office of Alumni Relations will honor 40 outstanding alumni at the fourth biennial Forty Under Forty Alumni Awards Gala on Friday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center in Durham. Chosen by a committee of their peers, the honorees are all...
 
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Alumna Elected First Woman District Attorney

Avery Michelle Crump, ’97, was elected district attorney for North Carolina’s Guilford County. Crump will be the first woman to hold this position for the county. She has served as a district court judge for Guilford County since 2008. Crump obtained her bachelor’s in political science from the...
 
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Alumni Honored with N.C. State Highway Namings

Two NCCU alumni, Former United States Ambassador to the Central African Republic Mattie Sharpless, ’65, ’72, and the late NCCU Chancellor Emeritus Julius Chambers, ’58, will be honored in May with a portion of two North Carolina state highways bearing their...
 
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Alumna Named International Fellow

Alumna Kennetta Hammond Perry, Ph.D., ‘01, has been named a fellow of the National Humanities Center. Dr. Hammond Perry was among 39 out of 556 applicants worldwide to be chosen for the 2018-2019 Walter Hines Page Fellowship, named for the late Cary, N.C., native who was an accomplished journalist, publisher and...
 
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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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