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Join NCCU at the 2017 MEAC Basketball Tournament!

2017 NCCU Distinguished Alumni couple, Mr. and Mrs. Cornell '75 and Bessie '75 Slade

Come out and join us as we cheer on our Eagles men’s and women's basketball teams during the 2017 Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference (MEAC) Basketball Tournament!  This year’s tournament will be held Mar. 6-11 in Norfolk, Va. at the Norfolk Scope Arena.


For your convenience, NCCU room blocks have been established at the following hotels:

Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront (SOLD OUT!)
425 Water St., Portsmouth, VA 23704
Standard Room - $135 /night
Group Code: NCCU Alumni Relations
Call (757) 673-3000 make reservations. The deadline to book rooms is Feb. 13.

Courtyard Virginia Beach Norfolk
5700 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462
King Room Only - $94/night
Group Code: North Carolina Central University Alumni
Call (757) 490-2002 to make reservations. The deadline to book rooms is Feb. 17.

Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel
777 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA 23510
Standard Room: $135
Group Code: NCCUALUM17
Call (757) 622-6664 to make reservations. The deadline to book rooms is Feb. 13.


Tickets are available now and can be purchased online or via the NCCU Ticket Office at (919) 530-5170.

This year, Mr. and Mrs. Cornell ‘75 and Bessie ’75 Slade will be announced as NCCU’s Distinguished Alumni couple, at halftime during the 8 p.m. MEAC Tournament basketball game on Thursday, March 9. (A game ticket is required.)


Thursday, March 9, 2017

Chancellor’s Donor Reception*
Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
*By Invitation Only

Alumni Appreciation Party
Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Cost: Complimentary for NCCU Alumni Association members (financial), Eagle Club, NCCU Foundation and Shepard Society members; $10 for all others

For additional information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 919-530-6363.

The NCCU Men's Basketball MEAC Regular Season Champions t-shirt is available at NCCU Bookstore here.

Published: Thursday, January 26, 2017
by Director of Marketing and Communications, Quiana M Shepard
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