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Student Service Impact Award 2017

As North Carolina Central University prepares for May 2017 graduation, we did not want to go without celebrating our candidates for this outstanding achievement. Since 2014, the University honors graduating seniors who complete a prescribed number of service hours and demonstrate how their service made an impact on the...
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NCCU Newman Civic Fellow - Tyler Walker

Congratulations to Mr. Tyler Walker selected as one of 273 Newman Civic Fellows for 2017!  Campus Compact redesigned it's Newman Civic Fellowship that recognizes and supports community-committed students in the civic, professional, and personal growth.  Through the fellowship, Fellows have access in-person...
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College Graduates: You Have Options!

In just a few months, students will be moving their 2017 tassels from the right side to the left and embarking on new endeavors with a college degree in hand. Some students can’t wait to graduate and began their careers, while some are undecided about what their next steps are. Consider Service as an...
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Community Service: Royal Sock Hop

The Men’s Achievement Center was delighted to partner with Durham Head Start, by engaging youth in the Royal Sock Hop event on February 22nd at the Durham Armory. On this date, NCCU CSP/MAC students embarked on a public service opportunity to chaperone, dance and encourage deserving Head Start children in need of...
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Celebrate Literacy

The month of March is a time to celebrate, recognize and showcase literacy. As a collaborative effort, many people from all walks of life will be out educating each other, participating in walks, or simply picking up a book to read. NCCU America Reads Program is planning to do their part to celebrate. They will be hosting...
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America READS!

North Carolina Central University has continued its collaboration with the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill with the NC Literacy Corps program called SCALE. NCCU uses the model of the America Reads program initiative with its AmeriCorps members serving as Coordinators for the program. The Coordinators recruit,...
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Living the Legacy!

At 7:00am, we were greeted by a couple of students who were ready to volunteer during our Annual MLK Day of Service with United Way. Before long, those students were joined by more than 300 students and over 200 community volunteers who came out to support this signature event. Just like the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King,...
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Service to Success

North Carolina Central University has a community service graduation requirement. We have heard numerous stories and testimonies that students are offered jobs after completing their community service or their service learning opportunity. Students attending the university are better prepared for employment because they are...
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Eagles Keep On Giving!

NCCU Transfer Student Association hosted their first annual community service project initiated by Jonika Harrison the President of Transfer Student Association. The “Pantry and Backpack Drive” Service Event was held on Saturday, November 12th at 3 Locations: Kroger & Food Lion in Durham and Food Lion in...
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The Eagles Have Landed

Before sunrise, Eagles were literally hitting the grounds in the community! For the Annual Make joined forces with Delta Airlines, KABOOM, and community leaders to build a state of the art playground at Leathers-Meecham Headstart Center. Arriving on site by 7:30am, the team of volunteers began breaking ground on the new...
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