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In The News - Men's Achievement Center

The Centennial Scholars Program is making headlines as its vision becomes well known throughout the state and nation. Here’s a taste of what others are saying about us: 

No Shave November: Changing the Face of Men's Health Prostate Cancer Coalition of North Carolina, Led by CSP, NCCU students, faculty, and staff recognized "No Shave November" for the second straight year in hopes of raising awareness of prostate cancer. 

Spencer High graduate rises from Columbus public housing to college president

 Ledger-Enquirer, CSP creator Dr. Kevin Rome becomes president of Lincoln University.

Destin: A story of hope 

The Durham VOICE, CSP helps Destin Johnson find his way in the face of difficulties.

Centennial Scholars on the Move Campus Echo, CSP focuses on the critical issues of retention and dropout rates of African American males.

Local celebrity story time Durham’s Partnership for Children, Miss NCCU and Mr. NCCU (a Centennial Scholar) read to children in the community.

College completion movement helps spur academic intervention program innovations 

Diverse Issues in Higher Education NCCU invests in minority male success through CSP. 

Three from Student Affairs receive national awards 

NCCU Now: Spring 2013. Jason Dorsette, director of the Centennial Scholars Program and male initiatives, received the Outstanding Men’s Program Award.

Gordon inspires more than 700 graduates 

The Herald-Sun. Scholar Korey Mercer is recognized for his outstanding community service efforts.

Raising the bar 

NOW Magazine, pages 32-35. A feature story in the fall 2010 edition of NCCU’s alumni magazine that discusses the program’s history and vision.

Centennial Scholars Program to receive grant from the Lumina Foundation 

NCCU News. The Lumina Foundation awards NCCU a $20,000 grant to participate in Lumina’s Institutional Excellence for Black Male Student Success project. The grant is used to support its Centennial Scholars Program.

NCCU breaks ground on new Eagle Habitat house 

Partnering Together: Community Engagement Newsletter of NCCU, page 1. Thirty members of CSP help build a new Eagle Habitat House in Durham.

Program to mentor minority males Campus Echo Online. UNC General Administration awards NCCU a Minority Male Mentoring Project grant to encourage minority males graduating from local community colleges to transfer to a four-year institution.

The Centennial Men 

BNz World Report: Show 55 featuring NCCU's Centennial Scholars Retreat. Reporter Christopher Martin goes inside the CSP retreat to discover what the program is all about.

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