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Alumna Receives National Honor for Fight Against Hunger

Combating hunger is not just an act of community service for NCCU alumna Jasmine Crowe, ’05, it’s her passion. Through her mobile app Goodr, Crowe distributes unused food to individuals in need. “Hunger is not an issue of scarcity, it’s a matter of logistics,” Crowe says. With her...
 
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Alumna Appointed to Environmental Leadership Role

Amanda Bryant-Friedrich, Ph.D.,’90, has been appointed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich to serve on the Ohio Lake Erie Commission, a group that promotes preserving lake natural resources and endorsing its potential for economic development. Bryant-Friedrich currently serves as dean of the College of Graduate Studies for...
 
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Alumnus Leads with Hospitality

Story by: Palace Jones, NCCU Office of Communications and Marketing Intern   Christopher Tyner, ’04, has been named vice president of operations for Concord Hospitality Enterprises, a hospitality management and development company.  In his new role, Tyner will oversee the Mid-Atlantic Region of...
 
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Alumna Makes Strides in Higher Education

Story by: Jasmine Hall, Office of Communications and Marketing Intern  Double Eagle L. Reesie Holsey, Ph.D., ‘05, ‘08, is making her mark in higher education. Recently, she was named assistant vice president of Student Success and Engagement and dean of students at Edward Waters College located in...
 
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Alumna Lands Inaugural Role at N.C. Education Lottery

Story by: Jasmine Hall, NCCU Office of Communications and Marketing Intern Annette Taylor, ‘90, joins the North Carolina Education Lottery as its first minority business and community affairs manager. The position was created by the lottery in efforts to enhance and promote its minority business participation...
 
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Alumna Named to Congressional Council

Emily M. Dickens, ’95, ’99, ’02, has been named to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Advisory Council, a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization that educates and connects Latino youth by providing leadership programs and educational services. Dickens currently serves as corporate...
 
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Alumna Named Disney Vice President

Danielle Brown, ’98, has been named vice president of advertising sales for the Walt Disney Co. In her new role, Brown will oversee creating partnerships advertising revenue for The Walt Disney Co. networks and brands including ESPN, ABC, Freeform, Disney Channel, Disney XD and the Disney Digital...
 
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Join NCCU at the 2019 MEAC Basketball Tournament

Help us cheer our NCCU 2019 MEAC Championship-winning basketball team on to another title win during the 2019 MEAC Tournament.  This year’s tournament will be held March 11-16, 2019 at the Norfolk Scope in Norfolk, Virginia.  For a detailed schedule, visit meachoops.com. Hotel...
 
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Alumnus Soars In Education

Lewis D. Ferebee, Ed.D., ’97, has been named chancellor of District of Columbia Public Schools.  Prior to his appointment, Ferebee served as superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools. During his tenure with the school system, he was named a 2016 “Leader to Learn From” by Education Week. Ferebee...
 
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Alumnus Named Winston Salem State University Coach

Story By: Laticia Taylor, Office of Communications and Marketing Intern Cleo Hill Jr., ’94, was recently named the men’s basketball team coach for Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).  In his new role, Hill aspires to increase efforts to assist player success on and off the...
 
 
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