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African American Cultural Center | NC State University

WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER

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!

#SAYHERNAME THE URGENCY OF INTERSECTIONALITY 

Join us on April 4th, 2017 at 6pm in the Talley Ballroom for a talk given by Kimberé Crenshaw, leading  theorist on intersectionality.

GALLERY EXHIBIT

The African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina will be on display from February 1, 2017-March 24th, 2017.

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INTERESTED IN GRAD SCHOOL?

The purpose of the event is to expose students to the field of Higher Education Administration/Student Affairs and provide information about graduate school and resources that are available. The event will take place Wednesday, April 5th from noon-1pm. RSVP here!

EBONY HARLEM  2017

The annual Ebony Harlem awards, honoring African American culture, art and leadership at NC State, will be held Sunday, April 30th at 6pm. The nomination process will open soon.

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.