Stacey Franklin Jones Named Elizabeth City State Chancellor

Prominent engineer, educator and researcher Stacey Franklin Jones was today announced as the chancellor of Elizabeth City State University by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Dr. Jones, a Howard University alumna who has held managerial roles in the private sector and ranking faculty appointments at Benedict CollegeĀ and Bowie State University, will begin her tenure on Oct. 1.
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WATCH – CIAA Extension with Charlotte Brings Lower Ticket, Hotel Prices

Officials from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association yesterday finalized a six-year extension with the City of Charlotte, and announced new benefits for attending fans and participating schools in the week-long event.
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HBCU Marching Band Battle – Week 1

Who took the prize for the week’s best HBCU marching band performance? Share your vote and feedback in the comments section, and help to crown weekly winners throughout the 2014-15 Black college football season.
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Shaw Names Gaddis Faulcon Interim President, Extends Contract for One Year

Trustees at Shaw University yesterday appointed Gaddis Faulcon as interim president of the institution, extending his contract for another year while a national search continues for its permanent selection.
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Producer Charles Belk to Lecture NCCU Students on Wrongful Arrest Experience

North Carolina Central University will host a virtual lecture with television producer and entrepreneur Charles Belk this morning in the Turner Law Building Moot Court Room beginning at 10:00 a.m.
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North Carolina A&T Exhibit to Honor Ronald McNair, Aerospace Legacy

North Carolina A&T State University alumnus Ronald McNair is among the nation’s most famous Black scientists and revered astronauts. Tomorrow, his alma mater will honor his legacy with a multi-media exhibit paying tribute to his work and the university’s role in American aerospace development.
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Johnson C. Smith to Launch Traveling Art Exhibit on Black Philanthropy

Johnson C. Smith University will launch a two-year traveling art exhibition that will give communities an intimate look at philanthropic traditions in Black communities nationwide, thanks to a $96,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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WATCH – NCA&T Scientists Develop Construction Solution for Coal Ash

Scientists at North Carolina A&T State University have developed a new use for coal ash, a byproduct of burned coal that they have discovered can be used as a flame retardent, super strong material in construction.
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Report: NCCU Signs LeVelle Moton to $2 Million, Eight-Year Extension

CBSSports.com today reports that North Carolina Central University head men’s basketball coach LeVelle Moton has signed an eight-year, $2 million contract extension with the university.
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Students Arrive From China for Study at Winston-Salem State

Five students from Hubei University in China are in Winston-Salem, NC., preparing for the upcoming semester at Winston-Salem State University.
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