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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.

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.

2018/2019 HIGHLIGHTS

Young Alum Gives the Gift of Life

Young Alum Gives the Gift of Life

Back in 2015, while still a student, Harris signed up to be a bone marrow donor. She had learned of the opportunity through a friend, Park Scholar Adrienne Williams, ‘17.

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What’s Happening with Title IX?

What’s Happening with Title IX?

On November 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education, led by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, issued proposed changes to Title IX that could affect how schools handle allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

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SPRING 2019

Jun
27
Thu
356: NCBI Team Meeting
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Monthly team meeting for NCBI facilitators.
Closed session

Jul
15
Mon
OIED Ice Cream Social @ 356 WSC
Jul 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Full staff ice cream social for OIED
Closed meeting/event

Jul
31
Wed
New Student Orientation @ WSC 356
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

New Student Orientation day two programming.
Closed meeting/event

Aug
9
Fri
Wake Stem Orientation @ 356 WSC
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Students will begin their Summer Orientation. Students will complete a needs assessment determining their needs.

Closed meeting

Aug
21
Wed
PEACE Church
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

PEACE Bible Study is a weekly student led study filled with teaching, fellowship, and worship. Every Wednesday, PEACE welcomes all that are interested to join us at 6:45pm to get #GetFedTwice with food and a Word from God. PEACE Bible Study encourages students and the surrounding community to commune with fellow believers and grow in their faith walk. Feel free to contact us through email and for more information at peachchurchfam@gmail.com. You can also contact Miah Bryant, President, at mlbryan3@ncsu.edu.

Aug
22
Thu
AFS 442-001: Baartman, Beyonce & Surviving R Kelly
Aug 22 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

GET INVOLVED

One of the main functions of the African American Cultural Center is to help students connect and form community. The staff of the AACC advises and supports student organizations, coordinates a network for faculty and staff, and keeps alumni engaged and aware of what’s happening on campus.

Below is a sampling of our programming from the past calendar year. For full details on 2019/2020 events, please check our calendar in August.

The INSIGHT Into Diversity HEED (Higher Education Excellence in Diversity) Award measures an institution’s level of achievement and intensity of commitment in regard to broadening diversity and inclusion on campus. NC State also received the HEED Award in 2017 and 2014.