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NCCU In the News (December 2016 - January 12, 2017)

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Published: Thursday, January 12, 2017

National News Coverage

North Carolina Central Greek Orgs Lead Alumni Giving Movement
HBCU Digest / Jan. 12, 2017

Alumni from two chapters of North Carolina Central University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) have established permanent legacies at the university by creating endowment funds for student scholarships.
Read the full article: https://hbcudigest.com/nccu-divine-nine-chapters-set-the-trend-in-establishing-scholarship-funds-65f61de842af#.5gmfc5c9e

Make a Strong Argument in a Law School Application
U.S. News & World Report / Dec. 27, 2016

Anthony Ervin, director of admissions, NCCU School of Law
Mr. Ervin provided recommendations for submitting a strong law school application.
Read the full article: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/top-law-schools/articles/2016-12-27/make-a-strong-argument-for-law-school

Five African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education
JBHE / Dec. 23, 2016

Ms. Sylvia Clark Anderson, chief human resources officer, NCCU Human Resources Department
Ms. Anderson was highlighted for her recent appointment as chief human resources officer.
Read the full article: https://www.jbhe.com/2016/12/five-african-americans-taking-on-new-administrative-roles-in-higher-education-2/

Did the GOP Pull Off a North Carolina Coup?
The Daily Beast / Dec. 19, 2016

Professor Irving Joyner, NCCU School of Law
Prof. Joyner gave insight about the political climate in the gubernatorial race.
Read the full article: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/12/19/did-the-gop-pull-off-a-north-carolina-coup.html

NCCU Marching Sound Machine eClipse Dance Team Member: Karmiya Paige 
ESPN SportsCenter / Dec. 17, 2016

View the full video: https://youtu.be/9E0ge1asQBQ

NCCU Marching Sound Machine Band Member: Andrew Ayers
ESPN SportsCenter / Dec. 17, 2016

View the full video: https://youtu.be/1v-qU_BEWRw

NCCU Essence of Jazz
ESPN SportsCenter / Dec. 17, 2016

View the full video: https://youtu.be/f21ox9RIW5I

State and Local News Coverage

New associate justice appointed to state supreme court
ABC 13 / Jan. 4, 2017

Justin Mike Morgan is now the associate justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.
Read Full Article: http://wlos.com/news/local/new-associate-justice-appointed

NC Central names search committee to find new chancellor
The Associated Press, WRAL and Greensboro News & Record  / Jan. 5, 2017

N.C. Central University has appointed a 22-member committee to search for a successor to the late Chancellor Debra Saunders-White.
Read the full story: http://www.wral.com/nc-central-names-search-committee-to-find-new-chancellor/16401860/
Entertainment briefs: NCCU recording "'Yule Be Swingin'" now available
The Herald-Sun / Dec. 22, 2016

The North Carolina Central University Faculty Jazz Combo has released a 10-song recording of holiday music.
“Yule Be Swingin’” was recorded on campus by the award-winning group.
Read the full article: http://www.heraldsun.com/lifestyles/entertainment-briefs-nccu-recording-yule-be-swingin-now-available/article_5843496a-c7fb-11e6-bcf4-c768d89f928c.html

Telling stories about African-American artists
The Herald-Sun / Dec. 17, 2016

From the age of seven Kenneth Rodgers (b. 1949) wanted to be a painter. Teaching or directing the operations of a museum were not in his plan, but life rarely turns out as one imagined it.  He said that if you ask him today what comes first, he answers, “It depends on the time of the year.  If school is in, I’m an administrator who paints and if it is vacation time, I’m a painter who does administration.” Rodgers and I sat on a bench in North Carolina Central University’s main and only gallery and talked about his life in art and his 20 years as director of the NCCU Art Museum.
Read the full article: http://www.heraldsun.com/lifestyles/telling-stories-about-african-american-artists/article_e4846b88-c16c-11e6-9970-77cf556ecc02.html

Feds OK N.C. Central stop on proposed Durham-Orange light rail line
The Herald-Sun / Dec. 16, 2016

The Federal Transit Administration has officially approved adding a station at N.C. Central University as part of the proposed Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project.
Read the full article: http://www.heraldsun.com/lifestyles/schools_more/feds-ok-n-c-central-stop-on-proposed-durham-orange/article_d622913c-c3c9-11e6-89a4-77c1b7ad092e.html

Google official urges NCCU grads to be resilient
The Herald-Sun / Dec. 10, 2016

North Carolina Central University awarded some 583 diplomas on Saturday at its 128th Baccalaureate Commencement.
Read the full article: http://www.heraldsun.com/lifestyles/schools_more/google-official-urges-nccu-grads-to-be-resilient/article_1ff9be4c-bf16-11e6-828d-1b60815fced0.html

More Than 500 NCCU Students Graduate
Time Warner Cable News / Dec. 10, 2016

North Carolina Central University's newest nest of eagles have officially spread their wings and graduated.
Read the full article: http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2016/12/10/more-than-500-nc-central-students-graduate-two-weeks-after-chancellor-passes-away.html


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