University Honors Program

Preparing World Changers

The University Honors Program (UHP) prepares NCCU students to be world changers through co-curricular activities, faculty and peer mentorship, internship and fellowship opportunities, and professional and academic enrichment experiences on-campus and off-campus.


Student Members


Merit Scholarship Recipients


Average GPA of UHP 2023 Graduating Seniors

Honors Program Benefits

Being a member of the University Honors Program gives you access to many unique benefits and opportunities that will enhance your experiences at NCCU and prepare you to be top candidates for prestigious graduate schools, professional schools and career paths of your choice.

75th Honors Convocation

On April 12, 2024, at 10 a.m., North Carolina Central University proudly acknowledged the outstanding academic achievements across all colleges, schools, departments, and honor societies. This special recognition encompassed recipients of the Dean’s List, A and B Honor Roll students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 for the Spring and Fall semesters of 2023, and esteemed members of various professional and academic honor societies.

University Honors Program Spotlight

Taya Davis and Ezeji Nwanaji-Enwerem 

Taya Davis and Ezeji Nwanaji-Enwerem 

Taya Davis and Ezeji Nwanaji-Enwerem have been named 2023 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), a program that recognizes outstanding student performance in higher education.

Tremain Holloway

Tremain Holloway, M.Ed.
B.S. Mathematics, '11
Doctoral Student, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

Tremain Holloway, founding principal of Maritime High School, was named Public Official of the Year by the Seattle Propeller Club.

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Dr. Antonio T. Baines
Associate Professor of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Baines serves as our honors STEM faculty fellow and recently gave a lecture sponsored by the National Institute of Environmental Health Services' Office of Science Education and Diversity.

Honor Students 2022-23

Honors Student Council

This student board serves as a liaison between the director and student members to ensure quality programming, provide student input, create community service opportunities and assist with student engagement.

Chisom Ezenwenyi

Chancellor's Award for Truth and Service 2023.

University Awards 2023 Winners

Jaschia Hall

Senior, Public Health Education

University Award Winner 2023

Daisha Ingram

Senior, Criminal Justice

University Award Winner 2023

Cambria White

Senior, Environmental and Geographic Science

University Award Winner 2023

More to Explore

Donate to UHP

Select "Honors College" from the dropdown menu to support professional development and academic enrichment activities such as guest speakers and national and international travel.

UHP Advisory Council

The University Honors Program has an Honors Advisory Council of faculty members and administrators from across the university who provide insight and guidance on issues related to the welfare of the program.

UHP Application Portal

The UHP application for Fall 2024 is closed and will reopen on November 1 for Spring 2025.

HBCU Scholar Recognition Program

The White House Initiative on Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Development through Historically Black Colleges and Universities Scholar Recognition Program selects HBCU scholars for their academic achievement, civic and campus engagement and entrepreneurial ethos. The deadline for 2024 is January 15, 2024.

Scholarship Opportunities

Go to our Scholarships page to learn about available merit scholarships.

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Eaton, Jamie

Administrative Support Associate

University Honors Program

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Jackson, Karen K

Professor of English/Director, University Honors Program

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