The African American Cultural Center promotes awareness of and appreciation for African American and other African descent experiences through activities and events that enhance academic excellence and strengthen cultural competence for the campus and surrounding communities.

Located on NC State’s campus in the only building named for an African American, the Cultural Center has been a presence on campus since its formation. We welcome you to attend our programs and events, as highlighted below, and to visit the Art Gallery and Library in Witherspoon Center!


Thinking about graduate school? Current graduate students will discuss lessons learned from their application process and lived experiences thus far at NC State.

WELLNESS                     WALK & TALK

Join us every Monday from Oct 17-Nov 21 for Wellness Walk & Talk. We’ll start in Witherspoon 356 for a quick discussion on various wellness topics followed by a walk around Harris Field. The first 10 people to register (go.ncsu.edu/wellnesswalktalk) will get AACC 25th anniversary water bottle!
Week 1- Oct 17: General Wellness Overview and Goal Setting
Week 2- Oct 24: Physical & Nutritional Wellness (Goal Setting Review
Week 3- Oct 31: Emotional Wellness and the masks we wear
Week 4- Nov 7: Building Community and Social Wellness
Week 5- Nov 14: Career & Financial Wellness
Week 6- Nov 21: Wellness Wrap Up


Join us as we welcome back alumna Tensie J. Taylor, author of Bullied From Terror to Triumph, as she discusses the motivation for her book and how she advocates for youth.


NC State is one of 88 universities to receive a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. INSIGHT is the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

The HEED award recognizes universities whose diversity and inclusion efforts show a broad understanding of diversity, including gender, race, ethnicity, military service, disabilities, membership in the LGBT community and more.