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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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2016 Student Service Impact Award

The Student Service Impact Selection Committee has announced the names of 10graduating students who have been selected to receive the 2016 Service Impact Award for their volunteer contributions. Undergraduate students who earned the award are: Shan’trese Cameron, Jazmine Cole, Cynthia Cromartie, Maria Cummings, Davetta...
 
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Soaring Eagles at Durham Public Schools

North Carolina Central University painted the campus Maroon and Gray, but itwas nothing like seeing Eagles soaring through the halls at Durham Public School on October 12, 2016. During the Power of Reading, one of the many service opportunities for the Ultimate Homecoming Celebration, alumni, faculty, staff and students spread...
 
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Stop Hunger Now 2016

Can you believe that .29 cents could provide a nutritious meal for a child? Well, yes it can and with the efforts of the NCCU students, staff, administration, alumni, and community, over 10,000 meals were packaged on Sunday, October 9, 2016. During the 2016 Ultimate Homecoming Experience, one of the many volunteer...
 
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Cheering Durham Public Schools Children

Filled with mixed emotions from excitement to uncertainty about the unknown, the children at Durham Public Schools were greeted by cheering Eagles from North Carolina Central University on Monday, August 29, 2016, their first day to school. Eagles clapped and gave the children a High 5 and words of encouragement as they...
 
 
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