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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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Alumna Honored as Principal of the Year

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) alumna and J.D. Clement Early College High School principal Gloria Woods-Weeks has been named Durham Public Schools 2017 Principal of the Year. Since 2012, she has served as principle at NCCU’s J.D. Clement Early College High School. Under her leadership, the school has...
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NCCU Alumnus Joins Fox Networks

NCCU alumnus Christopher Lopez has been named coordinator of inclusion at Fox Filmed Entertainment and Fox Networks Group. In his new position, Fox will be responsible for implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives across the company. Prior to his appointment, Lopez served as program manager and executive...
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Alumnus Soars In Sports

NCCU alumnus Terrance Jones has been named senior associate athletic director for external operations at Alabama State University. In his new position, Jones will be responsible for overseeing media and public relations, marketing and development, sports information and fundraising for the university’s...
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Alumna Appointed to Higher Education Post

North Carolina Central University alumna Linda McCabe Smith, Ph.D. has been appointed vice provost for institutional equity and diversity at North Carolina State University. Smith, a diversity and inclusion professional, has worked a number diversity initiatives and also given direction to resource centers serving the...
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