Johnson O. Akinleye, Chancellor of North Carolina Central University presided over the Seventy-First Annual Founder’s Day Convocation on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the McDougald-McLendon Arena on the campus in Durham, North Carolina. The Reverend Gloria Winston-Harris, Director, Office of Spiritual Development and Dialogue brought the invocation; Mr. John Barbee, Vice Chairman, NCCU Board of Trustees, extended greetings; and Faith Thomas Lewis, Miss NCCU 2018-2019 introduced the Chancellor. Dr. Akinleye introduced special guests and gave University remarks after which Ms. Roberta Laws directed the University Choir in Ezekiel Saw de Wheel, arranged by Roland M. Carter.Miss Annelese Samples, Senior Class President, introduced the speaker, Hellena Huntley Tidwell, NCCU Class of 1968.
North Carolina Central University, Raleigh/Wake Chapter members sponsored a dinner meal at the Judy Zelnak Center of Hope - Salvation Army located on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh, North Carolina. The event took place on Wednesday, December 20th, 2017. Eighty-one homeless women and their children were served the traditional turkey with all the trimmings and dessert. K&W Cafeteria on Woodburn Road prepared the meal and donated fifty percent of the cost. Their partnership with the chapter enhances our ability to reach the underserved in our community. Chapter volunteers who participated are pictured L-R: Maxine Butler-Wall, Dixie Newsome, Leonard King, Sandra Butler-Richardson, Kristi Talley, Marilyn Lee, and Mary Butler.
This year's winners collectively raised more than $40,000.00 for the National Alumni Scholarship Fund. These Eagles and their chapters should be applauded for their hard work and commitment raising money for deserving students at NCCU. The money will be used to award scholarships to NCCU students. Click here for the full article!
The New Student Induction and Eagle Pinning Ceremony was held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 in the McDougald-McLendon Arena on the campus of North Carolina Central University. David Bailey, 2007 graduate of North Carolina Central University spoke to the Class of 2021 at the annual ceremony. Bailey, a U. S. Capitol Police Officer, who is a member of the Congressional Security detail, was awarded the Medal of Valor by President Donald Trump for his actions during the Congressional baseball attack in Alexandria, Virginia. Members of the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association, Raleigh/Wake Chapter who participated in the Pinning Ceremony were: Betty Yancey, Vinita LaVerne Lane, Mary Butler, Keynote Speaker David Bailey, Clifton Lavenhouse, Brenda Jeffreys, Brenda Asbury, L
The Alumni Council and Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association was held Saturday, July 15, 2017 in the Criminal Justice Building Auditorium on the campus of North Carolina Central University with Samuel E. Cooper, National President presiding. The highlight of the meeting was the State of the University given by the 12th Chancellor, Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye. He updated Alumni regarding additional safety measures on campus and upcoming building projects. Dr. Akinleye stated that he will serve with integrity and passion, continue to be a "Champion of Excellence", and to be transparent in dealing with members of the University Community. Raleigh/Wake Chapter members who attended the meeting were: Hazel Sanders; Financial Secretary, Angela Smith; Lin...
On Saturday, June 3, 2017, the Raleigh/Wake Chapter of the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association held a reception and inducted the Honorable Associate Justice Michael R. Morgan of the N.C. Supreme Court into the Eagle Hall of Fame. The event was held at Martin Street Baptist Church in the Family Life Center. Chapter President Paul Bitting welcomed guests and shared the occasion. The Reverend Paul Anderson, pastor of the Fountain of Raleigh, gave the invocation and grace and Linda Bailey provided piano music. Following the formal Induction Ceremony, Judge Morgan delivered a response. Judge Cheri Beasley, Professor Phyllis Craig-Taylor, Dean of the NCCU School of Law and Dr. Dudley Flood, Educator/Lecturer brought remarks. After the Alma Mater was sung, Reverend Cicero