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COVID-19 Testing Program Reaches Nine N.C. Counties

NCCU created the Advanced Center for COVID-19 Related Disparities, or ACCORD, to facilitate COVID-19 testing in underserved communities and identify barriers to testing and an upcoming vaccination.

All Hail the Class of 2020!

Members of the fall class of 2020 pushed beyond this semester’s challenges to earn their degrees. The Eagle family is excited to commemorate their accomplishments virtually at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.

Coronavirus Informational Updates

NCCU is monitoring developments related to Coronavirus 2019, or COVID-19, closely. Learn important information about how the university is responding, review preventative measures and view resources from local, state, national and international agencies.

Tour NCCU Virtually Today

Experience the sloping hills and verdant green of North Carolina Central University. Discover special places on campus—including our classrooms, laboratories, residence halls and more. Our virtual tour is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can be accessed from the comfort of your home.

We made the commitment as the nation's first public liberal arts institution for African American students. We sustain it as a future-focused modern university.

Two state-of-the-art research institutes, collaborations with the Research Triangle Park industries, and interdisciplinary work in disciplines from business to education.

World-Class Research

Two state-of-the-art research institutes, collaborations with the Research Triangle Park industries, and interdisciplinary work in disciplines from business to education.

Equipping students to thrive academically and socially; student success is at the heart of our university.

You Matter

Equipping students to thrive academically and socially; student success is at the heart of our university.

Making a measurable difference in the lives of our neighbors throughout the Triangle region of North Carolina.

Service to the Community

Making a measurable difference in the lives of our neighbors throughout the Triangle region of North Carolina.

Steeped in a rich history, the City of Medicine thrives as a center for innovation, entrepreneurship, and diverse cultural outlets.

Connection to Durham

Steeped in a rich history, the City of Medicine thrives as a center for innovation, entrepreneurship, and diverse cultural outlets.

Committed to embracing a wide range of ideas, people, and communities, NCCU is a campus with a welcoming environment for all.

Diversity and Inclusion

Committed to embracing a wide range of ideas, people, and communities, NCCU is a campus with a welcoming environment for all.

With 15 Division I sports and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship-winning teams, NCCU Eagles soar on and off their fields of play.

Division 1 Athletics

With 15 Division I sports and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship-winning teams, NCCU Eagles soar on and off their fields of play.

NCCU Now: An Eagle Tradition

Take a closer look at our campus via the pages of NCCU Now magazine. We’ll introduce you to our outstanding students, faculty, and staff who are making a difference in the world and turn the spotlight on alumni, including an interview with Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Jason Armstrong.

Top-Ranked Programs and World-Class Faculty

 
 

As one of the nation’s preeminent community-engaged universities, we have produced leaders who are in touch with the world around them for more than 109 years. Students can discover NCCU’s competitive educational opportunities and graduate positioned for success in a number of industries.

Leading the Way

 

Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., was elected as the 12th Chancellor of North Carolina Central University on June 26, 2017. Through his leadership, Dr. Akinleye has worked to expand the university’s academic partnerships, including new agreements with community colleges, and introduced to the campus a robust online, distance-education program (NCCU Online), K-12 initiatives, and a security strategy to increase safety for campus constituents.

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Zaniya Caine

Zaniya Caine

NCCU junior business major Zaniya Caine has been named as a 2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, a program that recognizes outstanding student performance in higher education.

Racheal Brooks, Ph.D.

Racheal Brooks, Ph.D.

NCCU Office of e-Learning Coordinator Racheal Brooks, Ph.D., was awarded the 2019 Directors’ Award for Exceptional Service Representing Higher Education during the virtual Quality Matters Conference.

Tressie McMillian Cottom

Tressie McMillian Cottom, Ph.D.

Tressie McMillian Cottom, Ph.D., ’09, has been named as one of 21 MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Fellows.’ The MacArthur Fellows Program is noted as “intended to encourage people of outstanding talent to pursue their own creative, intellectual, and professional inclinations.” 

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