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NCCU Legal Aid Ambassadors Win 2016 NC Pro Bono Award

The North Carolina Bar Association has selected NCCU’s Legal Aid Ambassadors a recipient of its 2016 Law Student Group Pro Bono Service Award. This award is presented annually to an outstanding law student group who pro bono project benefits low-income people in North Carolina. This is the third time in recent years...
 
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Student Service Impact Award - May 2016

North Carolina Central University has announced the names of 43 graduating students who have been selected to receive the 2016 Student Service Impact Award for their volunteer contributions. Undergraduate students who earned the award are: Briana Austin, Lashawn Barnett, Quameya Basnight, Yolonda Black, De'Ajree Branch,...
 
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Volunteer Spotlight: Precious Alexandra Gill

Durham Public Schools is fortunate to have so many wonderful volunteers, and Precious Alexandra Gill is no exception. Gill spends most of her free time volunteering as an America Reads tutor at RN Harris Elementary School. “It’s more than a work study job, it’s like a second home. When my...
 
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NCCU Finishes 10th in NCAA Service Competition

Feb. 11, 2016 NCCU Finishes 10th in NCAA Community Service Competition Eagles Leaders in Football Community Service; Darius James Top Male Student-Athlete DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina Central University student-athletes completed more than 2,200 hours of community service in the fall of 2015, which earned...
 
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President's Honor Roll and Carnegie Classification

Carnegie Classification “North Carolina Central University received the 2015 Carnegie Community Engagement Re-classification. NCCU is one of 361 institutions that now hold the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.” President's Honor Roll “North Carolina Central University was...
 
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MLK Day of Service

On Monday, January 19, 2016, the MLK Day of Service provided an opportunity for millions of people to dedicate themselves to community projects throughout the country.  North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and United Way of the Greater Triangle collaborated on the MLK Day of Service event held on NCCU’s campus...
 
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Graduating Seniors Recognized for Service

North Carolina Central University has announced the names of 18 graduating Senior students who have been selected as recipients of the December 2015 Student Service Impact Award for their community engagement. Undergraduate students who earned the award are:  Wanda Addo, Shan’Trese Cameron, Gabriela...
 
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Ronald McDonald House Gets Baked Treats

A dozen members of NCCU’s Eagle Sisters student organization visited the Durham Ronald McDonald House in November to bake delicious snacks for the family who are utilizing the organization’s services. The ladies broke into teams and spent time whipping up Rice Krispy treats, cheesecake brownies, chocolate chip...
 
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“No Shave November” – Prostate Cancer Awareness

NCCU students, faculty and staff recognized “No Shave November” to raise awareness about prostate cancer by growing out their hair and facial hair. The effort was led by the Men’s Achievement Center (MAC) whose members participated in community service projects to educate the campus and local community...
 
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NC Campus Compact Honors Senior

This year’s recognition goes out to Peyton Lambert, native of Charlotte North Carolina. Ms. Lambert represented NCCU at the NC Campus Compact Citizenship, Service, Networking and Partnership (CSNAP) conference hosted by University of North Carolina at Pembroke.  This honor is bestowed upon one student each year...
 
 
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