Pearley Long Yelverton, stands with Gerald Owens, WRAL evening anchor and Mike Maze, WRAL meteorologist after receiving the “MORE THAN PINK AWARD” at the Susan G. Komen Walk for the cure. The NCCU Alumni Association, Raleigh/Wake Chapter Team, “Pearley’s Pearls” is named in honor of Mrs. Yelverton.
On behalf of the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association, Raleigh/Wake Chapter, Harold L. Jeffreys (pictured left) donated food to Tom Oriel (pictured right) at the Garner Area Ministries during the month of July 2018. Incorporated in 1981, the Ministry with the support of local groups has continuously been able to increase the amount of food, clothing, and financial assistance to their clients.
North Carolina Central University Raleigh/Wake Chapter members served a meal at the Salvation Army Judy D. Zelnak Center of Hope on December 17, 2018. Seventy-five residents, which consisted of mothers and their children, enjoyed a meal of turkey, dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, yam casserole, mac & cheese, and rolls with butter. Desserts included ice cream, cookies, and cupcakes. Alumni who served the meal included Mary Butler and Missy Welch (front row stooping), Leonard King, Barbara Watson, Sandra Richardson, Linda Bailey, Maxine Wall, Kristi Tally, and Ezell Brown (back row).
The North Carolina Central University Raleigh/Wake Chapter presented Scholarships to three local students on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the annual Scholarship Program which was held at the Chavis Community Center. Martha Kearney, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee, welcomed the guests and Reverend Paul Anderson, a North Carolina Central University Alumnus rendered prayer. LaMisa McCoy Foxx, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations and Denise Raynor, Alumni Programs Coordinator for the Office of Alumni Relations, Representatives from the University, were introduced by Brenda Asbury and Vernice Whyms. Dr. Nicole Gibbs, Director of Undergraduate Admissions, spoke to the scholarship recipients about college life. She stated that they should remember that eagles soar, th
The Alexander, Yelverton, and Bailey Families participated in the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure. Pictured Standing L-R: Marvin Alexander, Taunya Alexander, Pearley Yelverton, Linda Bailey, and George Bailey. Front Row are Naomi, Thomas, and William Alexander. Linda Bailey served as coordinator for the NCCU Alumni Association, Raleigh/Wake Chapter members, families, and friends. Members of the North Carolina Central University Alumni Association, Raleigh/Wake Chapter and Friends supported the Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure at Frontier Park – Research Triangle Park, NC on May 5, 2018. Pictured L-R are: Sandra Richardson, Pearley Yelverton,Markeetia Lamb, Mary Butler, Lynn Bitting, and Jackie Lee.
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.
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
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
NCCU Alumni Association - Raleigh/Wake Chapter Holds Scholarship Reception Scholarships were awarded to five Wake County Students on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Chavis Community Center. Martha Kearney, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee welcomed the scholarship recipients, their families, guests, and alumni and Cliff Lavenhouse followed with prayer. Cynthia S. Simms introduced Dr. Monica Leach, Sr. Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Academic Affairs. Dr. Leach brought greetings and remarks on behalf of NCCU Interim Chancellor - Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye. She urged the students to remember the family and community from which they came, participate in clubs, and seek internships, and study abroad opportunities. Mrs. Simms also introduced Dr. Dudley E. Flood, Ret
You may no longer be a student, but you will always be an Eagle! Joining the Alumni Associations will strengthen your longstanding relationship with the University and help the University fulfill its mission of preparing students academically and professionally to become leaders. Your participation in the Alumni Association is more important than you realize. College rankings use alumni participation as a key measure of a college’s impact and worth to its graduates. A strong college ranking increases the worth of your degree from NCCU. I invite you to join the Raleigh/Wake Alumni Association. You will learn about exciting new programs and activities, expand your network of professional contacts, and share your own achievements. Sincerely, Paul Bitting – pbitting@nccuraleigh