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WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER

The African American Cultural Center is one of four campus community centers (along with the GLBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Women’s Center) housed under the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED).

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.

FEATURED EVENT

NC State Community Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

NC State Community Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

Join the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs for NC State’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on January 16-17. 2018. The theme of this year’s celebration is “The Power of Voice.” Headliner Benjamin Jealous, civil and human rights leader, former NAACP president, venture capitalist and author, will present: “The Forgotten Origins of Consequences of Race in America,” January 16, 2018 from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Stewart Theatre.

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FALL 2017

Jan
17
Wed
Darius Simpson Performance – MLK Week Event
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PERFORMANCE

Join us for a performance by Darius Sipson. Using poetry as a tool for healing, informing and challenging his listerners, he creatively produces work on a wide variety of subjects.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 | 7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m.
Talley Student Union, Currituck-Hatteras Ballroom

Jan
19
Fri
What’s On The Table
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Mate Masie/Drop-In Academic Strategy Sessions
Jan 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Located in Witherspoon 356

Students are invited to join Victoria Martin, NCC, M.Ed. for “Mate Masie”, weekly academic survival skills sessions designed to provide access, opportunity and assistance that equips them for success . The Adinkre phrase “Mate Masie” means “what I hear, I keep”.

Serving as the African American Cultural Center Research and Special Topics Intern, Martin will work with students on topics such as “Study Smarter, Not Harder”, “Time Management”, “Work-Life Balance”,  “Note-Taking”, “Exam Prep”, “Home Completion”, “How to Create an Optimal Homework Space”, “How to Give a Good Presentation”, and more.

Both Drop-In and One-on-One Sessions are available. 

For more information, contact Victoria L. Martin, NCC, M.Ed at  
919.515.5082 
vlmarti3@ncsu.edu

Jan
22
Mon
Mate Masie: Academic Strategy Sessions
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Witherspoon 356Students are invited to join Victoria Martin, NCC, M.Ed. for “Mate Masie”, weekly academic survival skills sessions designed to provide access, opportunity and assistance that equips them for success . The Adinkre phrase “Mate Masie” means “what I hear, I keep”.

Serving as the African American Cultural Center Research and Special Topics Intern, Martin will work with students on topics such as “Study Smarter, Not Harder”, “Time Management”, “Work-Life Balance”,  “Note-Taking”, “Exam Prep”, “Home Completion”, “How to Create an Optimal Homework Space”, “How to Give a Good Presentation”, and more.

Both Drop-In and One-on-One Sessions are available. 

For more information, contact Victoria L. Martin, NCC, M.Ed at  
919.515.5082 
vlmarti3@ncsu.edu  

Jan
26
Fri
What’s On The Table
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Jan
29
Mon
Mate Masie: Academic Strategy Sessions
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Witherspoon 356Students are invited to join Victoria Martin, NCC, M.Ed. for “Mate Masie”, weekly academic survival skills sessions designed to provide access, opportunity and assistance that equips them for success . The Adinkre phrase “Mate Masie” means “what I hear, I keep”.

Serving as the African American Cultural Center Research and Special Topics Intern, Martin will work with students on topics such as “Study Smarter, Not Harder”, “Time Management”, “Work-Life Balance”,  “Note-Taking”, “Exam Prep”, “Home Completion”, “How to Create an Optimal Homework Space”, “How to Give a Good Presentation”, and more.

Both Drop-In and One-on-One Sessions are available. 

For more information, contact Victoria L. Martin, NCC, M.Ed at  
919.515.5082 
vlmarti3@ncsu.edu  

NC State Community Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

NC State Community Invited to Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

Join the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Division of Academic and Student Affairs for NC State’s 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on January 16-17. 2018. The theme of this year’s celebration is “The Power of Voice.” Headliner Benjamin Jealous, civil and human rights leader, former NAACP president, venture capitalist and author, will present: “The Forgotten Origins of Consequences of Race in America,” January 16, 2018 from 3:00-5:00 p.m., Stewart Theatre.

read more

FALL 2017

Jan
17
Wed
Darius Simpson Performance – MLK Week Event
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PERFORMANCE

Join us for a performance by Darius Sipson. Using poetry as a tool for healing, informing and challenging his listerners, he creatively produces work on a wide variety of subjects.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17 | 7:00 p.m – 8:30 p.m.
Talley Student Union, Currituck-Hatteras Ballroom

Jan
19
Fri
What’s On The Table
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Mate Masie/Drop-In Academic Strategy Sessions
Jan 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Located in Witherspoon 356

Students are invited to join Victoria Martin, NCC, M.Ed. for “Mate Masie”, weekly academic survival skills sessions designed to provide access, opportunity and assistance that equips them for success . The Adinkre phrase “Mate Masie” means “what I hear, I keep”.

Serving as the African American Cultural Center Research and Special Topics Intern, Martin will work with students on topics such as “Study Smarter, Not Harder”, “Time Management”, “Work-Life Balance”,  “Note-Taking”, “Exam Prep”, “Home Completion”, “How to Create an Optimal Homework Space”, “How to Give a Good Presentation”, and more.

Both Drop-In and One-on-One Sessions are available. 

For more information, contact Victoria L. Martin, NCC, M.Ed at  
919.515.5082 
vlmarti3@ncsu.edu

Jan
22
Mon
Mate Masie: Academic Strategy Sessions
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Witherspoon 356Students are invited to join Victoria Martin, NCC, M.Ed. for “Mate Masie”, weekly academic survival skills sessions designed to provide access, opportunity and assistance that equips them for success . The Adinkre phrase “Mate Masie” means “what I hear, I keep”.

Serving as the African American Cultural Center Research and Special Topics Intern, Martin will work with students on topics such as “Study Smarter, Not Harder”, “Time Management”, “Work-Life Balance”,  “Note-Taking”, “Exam Prep”, “Home Completion”, “How to Create an Optimal Homework Space”, “How to Give a Good Presentation”, and more.

Both Drop-In and One-on-One Sessions are available. 

For more information, contact Victoria L. Martin, NCC, M.Ed at  
919.515.5082 
vlmarti3@ncsu.edu  

Jan
26
Fri
What’s On The Table
Jan 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Jan
29
Mon
Mate Masie: Academic Strategy Sessions
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Witherspoon 356Students are invited to join Victoria Martin, NCC, M.Ed. for “Mate Masie”, weekly academic survival skills sessions designed to provide access, opportunity and assistance that equips them for success . The Adinkre phrase “Mate Masie” means “what I hear, I keep”.

Serving as the African American Cultural Center Research and Special Topics Intern, Martin will work with students on topics such as “Study Smarter, Not Harder”, “Time Management”, “Work-Life Balance”,  “Note-Taking”, “Exam Prep”, “Home Completion”, “How to Create an Optimal Homework Space”, “How to Give a Good Presentation”, and more.

Both Drop-In and One-on-One Sessions are available. 

For more information, contact Victoria L. Martin, NCC, M.Ed at  
919.515.5082 
vlmarti3@ncsu.edu  

NEWS AND EVENTS

Drop In Counseling

Drop In Counseling

During the Fall and Spring semesters, AACC hosts walk-in hours with Dr. Stephanie Rubain every Tuesday from 10am - 12pm and Thursday from 12-3pm. Dr. Rubain will be hanging out in our space (Witherspoon 356) to chat, get to know students, discuss whatever is relevant...

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration to Expand in 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration to Expand in 2018

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity will partner with the Division of Academic and Student Affairs to coordinate a week of events for the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on January 15-17. 2018. The theme of this year’s celebration is “The Power of Voice.”

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NC State is one of 80 universities to receive a 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. 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.

NC State is one of 80 universities to receive a 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Read More.