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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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Alumna Authors Book on W.E.B. Du Bois

NCCU alumna Stephanie J. Shaw’s novel, "W. E. B. Du Bois and The Souls of Black Folk", offers a an alternative perspective on Du Bois’ scholarly work, "The Souls of Black Folk". In the narrative, Shaw examines "The Souls of Black Folk" through the lens of African-Americans at the...
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Alumnus Appointed to Lead Durham Committee

NCCU alumnus Omar Beasley was recently named the 14th chairman of the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People. Prior to his appointment, Beasley served as first vice chair of the organization since 2014. He has served on a number of boards and commissions and other organizations including the Durham Recreation...
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Alumnus Honored for Work in Health Disparities

NCCU alumnus Cornell Wright , executive director of the N.C. Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, was recently honored by the National Minority Quality Forum. Wright and 39 others were recogonized as 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health and Healthcare during the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust...
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NCCU Alumna Named Leader of Akron Urban League

The Akron Urban League has named NCCU alumna Sadie Winlock as the organization’s president following a national search. Board leaders chose Winlock for the post in August 2016, citing her outstanding organizational skills, business acumen and executive experience. Winlock has held several senior executive...
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