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HBCU NEWS
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
N.C. CENTRAL NCCU was recently granted the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Distinguished Professor Endowed Chair Award. The $200,000 award will support university efforts in integrated biosciences that focus on uterine fibroid tumor research. The award was presented last month at Delta Sigma Theta’s 52nd National Convention in Houston. Dr. Harriet F.
 
Gardeners convention draws hundreds
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
DURHAM – Gardeners from across the state convened in celebration of the 80th anniversary and convention of the North Carolina Federation of Garden Clubs. Hosted at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center last month, the theme was “80 Years of Planting, Watering, Weeding, and Leaving the Blooming to God.” The goals and objectives
 
TROSA gives new lease on life
Friday, August 21, 2015
Working as a restaurant cook made it easy for Joseph Shook to keep up his heavy drinking. “I liked to party after work, so the nightshift was right up my alley,” he said. But for Shook, the party didn’t end after a drink with co-workers. “What they didn’t know was that I was drinking half a gallon or a fifth before I went to
 
Children need to share their story
Thursday, August 20, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – According to new research from the University of North Carolina's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, teachers should do more listening and less talking, particularly when it comes to encouraging literacy in black students. The study looked at more than 6,000 students nationwide. Study co-author Iheoma Iruka, director of
 
Nonagenarians honored at scholarship luncheon
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
DURHAM – The Lawrence & Artelia Perry Scholarship Fund sponsored its Third Annual Scholarship Fund Legacy Luncheon at the Washington Duke Inn. The luncheon was established to honor citizens who walk in the pathways of the late Rev. Lawrence and Artelia Marsh Perry. Honorees for 2015 were Durham-area nonagenarians (ages 90-99) who developed a
 
Gang intervention summer camp wraps up
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
DURHAM – Cooking, outdoor recreation, employment success and documentary production was the tip of the iceberg of horizon-broadening activities experienced by more than 30 Durham youth that participated in Durham County Project BUILD’s third annual summer camp. The camps are part of a year of activities led by Project BUILD, a gang prevention
 
First day of school preps should start early
Sunday, August 16, 2015
RALEIGH – Families across North Carolina are caught up in the frenzy of last minute school shopping and end of summer fun but experts say they should also start easing back into a routine. Dr. Donald Bucklin, medical director with U.S. Healthworks said it's best to avoid an abrupt change in routine on the first day of school. "Couple days before
 
NCCU welcomes new Eagles
Friday, August 14, 2015
DURHAM – North Carolina Central received the newest Eagles during Eagle Move-In Day on Thursday. The tradition welcomes first-time and new transfer students, and kicks off a series of student-focused events known as Eagle Mania. Approximately 1,137 freshmen will join the class of 2019, with an additional 413 transfer students registered for fall
 
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