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America Reads Read-a-thon

N. C. Central University hosted its 5th annual America Reads Read-A-Thon in the Alfonso Elder Student Union on March 25th. Volunteers kicked off the event by sharing stories, narrations, books, and ways of thinking about words and novels to groups of elementary school students. English students from C.C. Spaulding...
 
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Healthcare Advocacy In Action

During this spring semester, Professor David Jolly in the Department of Public Health, taught a Public Health Policy course. It is one of the many service-learning courses available at North Carolina Central University. The skill focus for the course is healthcare access advocacy. Students participated with Enroll America to...
 
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5th Eagle Habitat Kick-off

On Saturday, February 28, 2015, the weather was blustery, but the NCCU Eagle Habitat volunteers were hot.  On that cold morning, students arrived to a finished foundation for the 5th Eagle Habitat Build on Spruce Street located in Northeast Central Durham.   The volunteers were joined by the Habitat for...
 
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

On Monday, January 19, 2015, the L.T. Walker Complex was filled with hundreds of volunteers. Over 700 NCCU students, along with faculty, staff, Blue Cross Blue Shield employees, and other community members spent their morning serving the hungry by preparing rice and bean bag mix for a local food pantry, supporting...
 
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Carnegie 2015 Re-Classification

North Carolina Central University has been selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification. Our campus is one of 361 institutions that now hold the Community Engagement Classification. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected NCCU, first in 2008.  "This is the first time...
 
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Share Your Christmas

In partnership with the Academic Community Service Learning (ACSLP), Social Work department and Phi Beta Lambda student organization, a group of NCCU student volunteers spent the evening with Professor Hattie Moore learning about the needs that families have during this time of year. These student volunteers heard the charge...
 
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NCCU Recognized for Service

North Carolina Central University was named for the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll With Distinction for General Community Service. There is great pride in the university’s efforts for community engagement through our service-learning courses, research initiatives and...
 
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NCCU Student Service Impact Award

Congratulations to our December 2014 graduating seniors who have earned honors for their service to the community. These students responded to the call for nominations for seniors earning at least 240 hours of service and documenting the impact of their service.   We would like to congratulate: Denis...
 
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Eagle Pride Blood Drive

This nationally recognized campus-based service project  – continues to give the gift of life to the community and beyond.  Each semester, the student led Eagle Pride Blood Drive reaches out to the NCCU campus to donate to the American Red Cross Blood Center.   Students donated blood plasma, were...
 
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Mud Run for Special Olympics

The month of November began with good weather and a great opportunity to help raise funds for Special Olympics. Ten NCCU undergraduates and Law School students participated in the semi-annual event, The Legend Race, which is held in Pittsboro, NC.  This obstacle course is better known as the “Mud...
 
 
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