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NCCU Places Fifth in NCAA Community Service Competition

North Carolina Central University student-athletes completed 6,018 hours of community service in 2017-18 to place fifth among Division I schools in the annual NCAA Team Works Helper Helper Community Service Competition. NCCU baseball finishes ranked No. 1 out of all participating NCAA Division I baseball teams. Other...
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2018 Durham CROP Hunger Walk

On Sunday, March 25, North Carolina Central University students, alumni, and friends gathered at the Duke University Chapel for the 44th Annual Durham CROP Hunger Walk. The Durham CROP Hunger Walk is a community-wide event with the purpose of raising funds to end hunger at home and around the world. Colleagues, friends,...
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Student Service Impact Award - May 2018

North Carolina Central University has announced the names of 22 graduating students who have been selected to receive the 2018 Student Service Impact Award for their volunteer contributions. Undergraduate students who earned the award are: Laura Virgile, Natasha Baker, Tiara May, Kayla Sutton, Emily Guerra,...
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2018 Martin Luther King Day of Service

On Monday, January 15, 2018, hundreds of volunteers joined in the LeRoy T. Walker Complex at North Carolina Central University. The NCCU Office of Community Engagement and Service collaborated with UnitedWay of the Greater Triangle to give back to those in need on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Over 800 NCCU students...
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Student Service Impact Award December 2017

The Student Service Impact Award Selection committee is delighted to provide you with the names of the 11 graduating seniors who were selected as recipients of the Student Service Impact Award and Service Honor Cord for December 2017: Jaimun Agnihotry Sara Wright Jonika Harrison Devon Suitt Lilliana...
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Volunteering for Life

If you visit the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau on 212 West Main Street you are likely to meet Donald Lowrence (Lowrence). He is an 81-year-old who is eager to assist you in finding your way around the city. As he looks no older than 70-years-old, Mr. Lowrence has numerous stories to tell and a wealth of information...
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Rebuild NC Day of Service

“We are here for a reason. We thank you for being here and let us give North Carolina Central University a round of applause,” stated Bobbie Jones, Mayor of Princeville, North Carolina. Known as “Freedom Hill,” Princeville is known as the oldest town incorporated by African Americans in the United...
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Summers at NCCU

Ocean waves beating the shore, pushing sea shells closer for the pickings. Children playing volleyball and eating hotdogs from the grill. While these are the sounds of summer for many, this season is unique at the Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) at North Carolina Central University....
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2017 University Conference School Supply Drive

University Conference at North Carolina Central University is a time to re-energize and welcome back faculty to begin another wonderful academic year. It is also the first opportunity for faculty and staff to “model” service for the students and community. NCCU entered into a partnership with Duke Energy in...
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AmeriCorps Workers to Expand NCCU's Volunteer Efforts

North Carolina Central University has received $136,000 from the North Carolina state Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service to host a team of AmeriCorps workers who will lead service initiatives throughout the Durham community in the coming year. The 12-member North Carolina Eagle Corps will come on board in...
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