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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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Alumnus Named Voorhees College Executive Vice President

NCCU alumnus Ronnie Hopkins, Ph.D., has been named executive vice president for Academic and Student Affairs/academic dean at Voorhees College. In his new role, Hopkins will engage the campus through academic leadership and by fostering personal and professional development for faculty, staff and students. Prior to...
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Alumna Named Compliance Officer

Alumna Sonyé Randolph has been appointed to serve as equal opportunity and Title IX investigator for Appalachian State University’s (ASU) Office of Equity, Diversity and Compliance. In her new role, Randolph will oversee all Title IX cases and conduct in-depth diversity and equity investigations. Prior...
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Alumnus Appointed to Higher Education Posts

Alumnus Norman Anderson, Ph.D., has been appointed assistant vice president for research and academic affairs at Florida State University (FSU). Anderson, a psychologist and member of the National Academy of Medicine will also serve as a research professor FSU’s College of Social Work and the College of...
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NCCU Graduate Admires Grandmother’s Portrayal in Movie

The blockbuster movie “Hidden Figures” tells the true story of Dr. Katherine G. Johnson, a West Virginia woman whose outstanding mathematical abilities led her to a groundbreaking career at NASA and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. The film’s enormous popularity - it stood at No. 1 in the...
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Double Eagle Named Library Deputy Director

NCCU alumna Cotina Jones has been named the deputy director of the Cumberland County Public Library. In this position, Jones will direct activities and services of the Cumberland County Public Library, including overseeing the day-to-day operation of the library, data gathering, analysis and reporting Previously, she...
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Alumna Elected North Carolina District Judge

NCCU alumna, Tiffany Whitfield was elected judge for North Carolina’s 12th Judicial District. Whitfield currently serves as a prosecutor for the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office. In the District Attorney's Office, she works with cases involving juvenile offenders. Previously, she practiced...
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