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Congratulations Spring 2018 Graduates!


North Carolina Central University faculty and staff offer their warmest congratulations and best wishes for future success to our Eagles who are soaring into their next chapter.

In honor of recent Commencement activities, what better way celebrate our newest alumni than with advice from the Eagle family.

“Der Eine denkt nur, was ist Recht; der And're denkt, was kommt danach!  Und so unterscheidet sich der Freie von dem Knecht!”

English translation:The one thinks only about what is the right thing to do; the other one thinks what comes after! This is what distinguishes a free person from an unfree one!”

-Dr. Claudia A. Becker, professor, German Studies

"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint." ~ The Holy Bible, Isaiah 40:31

-Pamela Bragg, consultant, Human Resources

“You will face many defeats in your life, never let yourself be defeated.” ~Maya Angelou

-Kara Endsley, director, Annual Giving

"Work as diligently on yourself as you do on your craft. You will never outperform the level of your own personal development!"

-Lenora Helm Hammonds, assistant professor, Music

“In the midst of all these challenges that we endure each day, we embrace these challenges gracefully with humor and persistence, according to God's will.” 

-Tita Hunter-Herod, adjunct professor of Spanish, Language and Literature

“Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.” ~ Dr. Mae Jemison

-Dr. Deirdre T. Guion Peoples, associate professor of marketing, School of Business

“Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence.” ~ Colin Powell

- Dr. Monique Holsey- Hyman, assistant professor, Social Work

“Absorb the lessons by making them part of your armor.”

-Dana F. Moore, administrative assistant, Division of Extended Studies

"Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom." ~ George Washington Carver

-Ms. Alisha Johnson, RISE program coordinator, School of Education

"Always be true to yourself!"

-Dr. Debra J. Parker, dean, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

“There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” ~Nelson Mandela

-Dr. Anthony F. Patterson, assistant professor, Physical Education & Recreation

"One who is known for wisdom, integrity, truthfulness and compassion is never forgotten."

-Sandra M. Rogers, clinical assistant professor, Sociology

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” ~ B.B. King

-Dr. Theodosia Shields, director of library services, James E. Shepard Memorial Library

Refuse to be average, let your heart soar as high as it will.” ~A.W. Tozer

-Delores Williams, academic advisor

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